Price Prize Talk: Chiara Salemi (MIT)

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Interactions between dark matter axions and magnetic fields
September 22, 2020
11:30AM - 12:30PM
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Zoom Virtual Seminar

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Add to Calendar 2020-09-22 11:30:00 2020-09-22 12:30:00 Price Prize Talk: Chiara Salemi (MIT) "The Search for Low-Mass Axion Dark Matter" Despite evading detection for decades, dark matter remains the best explanation for a multitude of anomalies in astronomical observations of stars, galaxies, and the cosmic microwave background.  One of the best-motivated candidates to be the dark matter is the axion, an ultra-light boson that can also solve outstanding issues in the strong force and is predicted by many high-energy theories. In this talk I will discuss two current experimental searches for low-mass axions, ABRACADABRA and DM Radio.  These experiments use a lumped-element method to search for the feeble interactions between dark matter axions and magnetic fields. Hosted by Steven Prohira Zoom Virtual Seminar Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP) ccapp@osu.edu America/New_York public
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"The Search for Low-Mass Axion Dark Matter"

Despite evading detection for decades, dark matter remains the best explanation for a multitude of anomalies in astronomical observations of stars, galaxies, and the cosmic microwave background.  One of the best-motivated candidates to be the dark matter is the axion, an ultra-light boson that can also solve outstanding issues in the strong force and is predicted by many high-energy theories. In this talk I will discuss two current experimental searches for low-mass axions, ABRACADABRA and DM Radio.  These experiments use a lumped-element method to search for the feeble interactions between dark matter axions and magnetic fields.

Hosted by Steven Prohira

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