The shape dependence of chameleon screening

  title={The shape dependence of chameleon screening},
  author={Clare Burrage and Edmund J. Copeland and Adam Moss and James A. Stevenson},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  pages={056 - 056}
Chameleon scalar fields can screen their associated fifth forces from detection by changing their mass with the local density. These models are an archetypal example of a screening mechanism, and have become an important target for both cosmological surveys and terrestrial experiments. In particular there has been much recent interest in searching for chameleon fifth forces in the laboratory. It is known that the chameleon force is less screened around non-spherical sources, but only the field… 

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