• Indirect searches for dark matter

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      Dark matter; indirect detection; charged cosmic rays; gamma rays; neutrinos.

    • Abstract

       

      The current status of indirect searches for dark matter has been reviewed in a schematic way here. The main relevant experimental results of the recent years have been listed and the excitements and disappointments that their phenomenological interpretations in terms of almost-standard annihilating dark matter have brought along have been discussed. The main sources of uncertainties that affect this kind of searches are also listed.

      [Report number: Saclay T11/206, CERN-PH-TH/2011-257, extended version in arXiv:1202.1454], [Prepared for the Proceedings of Lepton–Photon 2011, Mumbai, India, 22–27 Aug. 2011].

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Marco Cirelli1 2

      1. CERN Theory Division, CH-1211 Genève, Switzerland
      2. IPhT, CNRS, URA 2306 & CEA/Saclay, F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
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