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Title: Stop co-annihilation in the minimal supersymmetric standard model revisited

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Physical Review D
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Journal Volume: 97; Journal Issue: 2; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2018-01-16 10:15:38; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
American Physical Society
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Pierce, Aaron, Shah, Nausheen R., and Vogl, Stefan. Stop co-annihilation in the minimal supersymmetric standard model revisited. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.023008.
Pierce, Aaron, Shah, Nausheen R., & Vogl, Stefan. Stop co-annihilation in the minimal supersymmetric standard model revisited. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.023008.
Pierce, Aaron, Shah, Nausheen R., and Vogl, Stefan. 2018. "Stop co-annihilation in the minimal supersymmetric standard model revisited". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.023008.
title = {Stop co-annihilation in the minimal supersymmetric standard model revisited},
author = {Pierce, Aaron and Shah, Nausheen R. and Vogl, Stefan},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.97.023008},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 2,
volume = 97,
place = {United States},
year = 2018,
month = 1

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