Do Solar Models with Weakly Interacting Massive Particles Reproduce the Stanford Seismic Data?

  • A. N. Ellis
  • D. O. Gough
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Part of the International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 123)


The discrepancy between theoretical eigenfrequencies of standard solar models and the frequencies of solar modes of degree between 2 and 5 measured at Stanford is degree-independent for cyclic frequencies above about 2 mHz. Below that frequency the discrepancy for dotriacontapole modes diverges from that of the modes of lower degree. The differences between eigenfrequencies of a simple solar model containing a cloud of weakly interacting particles in its core and of one without do not reproduce this behaviour.


Massive Particle Convection Zone Cyclic Frequency Solar Mode Solar Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Ellis
    • 1
  • D. O. Gough
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, and Institute of AstronomyUniversity of CambridgeUK

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