• Pseudoscalar-photon mixing and the large scale alignment of QSO optical polarizations

    • Fulltext


        Click here to view fulltext PDF

      Permanent link:

    • Abstract


      We review the observation of large scale alignment of QSO optical polarizations. Alignment is seen in patches of distance scale of order 1 Gpc. We argue that the existence of a hypothetical light pseudoscalar can explain these observations.

    • Author Affiliations


      Pankaj Jain1 Sukanta Panda1 S Sarala1

      1. Physics Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur - 208 016, India
    • Dates

  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

    • Editorial Note on Continuous Article Publication

      Posted on July 25, 2019

      Click here for Editorial Note on CAP Mode

© 2022-2023 Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru.