Axions pp 83-94 | Cite as

Axions and Their Relatives

  • Eduard Massó
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 741)


A review of the status of axions and axion-like particles is given. Special attention is devoted to the recent results of the PVLAS collaboration, which are in conflict with the CAST data and with the astrophysical constraints. Solutions to the puzzle and the implications for new physics are discussed. The question of axion-like particles being dark matter is also addressed.


Dark Matter Cosmic Microwave Background Global Symmetry Light Particle Neutron Electric Dipole Moment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduard Massó
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  1. 1.Grup de Física Teórica and Institut de Física d’Altes EnergiesUniversitat Autónoma de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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