# Superheavy dark matter as UHECR source versus the SUGAR data

@article{Kachelrie2003SuperheavyDM,
title={Superheavy dark matter as UHECR source versus the SUGAR data},
author={Michael Kachelrie{\ss} and Dmitry V. Semikoz},
journal={Physics Letters B},
year={2003},
volume={577},
pages={1-9}
}
• Published 13 June 2003
• Physics
• Physics Letters B
Abstract Decay or annihilation products of superheavy dark matter (SHDM) could be responsible for the end of the ultra-high energy cosmic ray (UHECR) spectrum. In this case, the south array of the Pierre Auger Observatory should observe in the future a significant anisotropy of UHECR arrival directions towards the galactic center. Here we use the already existing data of the SUGAR array to test this possibility. If decaying SHDM is distributed according a Navarro–Frenk–White (NFW) dark matter…
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