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Spin-dependent cross sections of weakly interacting massive particles on nuclei

Engel, J. and Vogel, P. (1989) Spin-dependent cross sections of weakly interacting massive particles on nuclei. Physical Review D, 40 (9). pp. 3132-3135. ISSN 2470-0010. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.40.3132.

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We use measured nuclear magnetic moments together with some very general assumptions about nuclear wave functions to estimate the spin-dependent elastic cross sections of supersymmetric dark-matter particles on a variety of nuclei. Our cross sections are nearly always smaller than the corresponding single-particle estimates. In light nuclei with mirror partners, we make use of β-decay ft values in addition to magnetic moments and obtain even more accurate results.

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Additional Information:©1989 The American Physical Society Received 30 May 1989 This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-F603-88ER-40397.
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