Supersymmetric Candidates for Dark Matter

Abstract

Direct and indirect detection rates of relic neutralinos are reviewed in the framework of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model. The theoretical estimates are compared with the most recent experimental limits from low–background detectors and neutrino telescopes. The properties of neutralino under the hypothesis that preliminary experimental results of the DAMA/NaI Collaboration may be indicative of a yearly modulation effect are examined. Talk presented at “DM97: Dark matter: perspectives and projects”, Osservatorio Astronomico and ICTP, Trieste, 9–11 December 1997 (published in the Proceedings, editor P. Salucci) Report on the work done in collaboration with A. Bottino, F. Donato and S. Scopel. SUPERSYMMETRIC CANDIDATES FOR DARK MATTER †

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@inproceedings{Fornengo1998SupersymmetricCF, title={Supersymmetric Candidates for Dark Matter}, author={Nicolao Fornengo}, year={1998} }