Indirect Searches

  • Martin Bauer
  • Tilman Plehn
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 959)


There exist several ways of searching for dark matter in earth-bound or satellite experiments. All of them rely on the interaction of the dark matter particle with matter, which means they only work if the dark matter particles interacts more than only gravitationally. This is the main assumption of these lecture notes, and it is motivated by the fact that the weak gauge coupling and the weak mass scale happen to predict roughly the correct relic density, as described in Sect.  3.1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Bauer
    • 1
  • Tilman Plehn
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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