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SIMP (Strongly Interacting Massive Particle) Search

  • Vigdor L. Teplitz
  • Rabindra N. Mohapatra
  • Fred Olness
  • Ryszard Stroynowski
Conference paper

Abstract

We consider laboratory experiments that can detect stable, neutral strongly interacting massive particles (SIMPs). We explore the SIMP annihilation cross section from its minimum value (restricted by cosinological bounds) to the barn range, and vary the mass values from a GeV to a TeV. We also consider the prospects and problems of detecting such particles at the Tevatron.

Keywords

Dark Matter Atomic Mass Spectrometer Annihilation Cross Section Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Hadron Calorimeter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vigdor L. Teplitz
    • 1
    • 3
  • Rabindra N. Mohapatra
    • 2
  • Fred Olness
    • 1
  • Ryszard Stroynowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSouthern Methodist UniversityDallasUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  3. 3.Office of Science and Technology PolicyExecutive Office of the PresidentUSA

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