• Corpus ID: 117065684

Strangelets, Nuclearites, Q-balls--A Brief Overview

  title={Strangelets, Nuclearites, Q-balls--A Brief Overview},
  author={Jes Madsen},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  • J. Madsen
  • Published 27 December 2006
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
Astrophysical bounds on the properties and abundances of primordial quark nuggets and cosmic ray strangelets are reviewed. New experiments to search for cosmic ray strangelets in lunar soil and from the International Space Station are described. Analogies with baryonic and supersymmetric Q-balls are briefly mentioned, as are prospects for strangelets as ultra-high energy cosmic rays. 

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