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Focus on AMS-02 Anti-protons Results

  • Enrico MorganteEmail author
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Abstract

After the release of the PAMELA data showing a rise in the positron fraction at energies above \(10\mathrm{GeV}\), interest rose around the measurement of the antiproton fraction \(\bar{p}/p\). Indeed, DM annihilation could lead to a similar signal in antiprotons, where the degeneracy with a pulsar explanation is not present, since antiprotons are too heavy to be produced by pulsars’ magnetic fields.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Deutsches Elektronen-SynchrotronHamburgGermany

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