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Title: A systematic halo-independent analysis of direct detection data within the framework of Inelastic Dark Matter

We present a systematic halo-independent analysis of available Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMP) direct detection data within the framework of Inelastic Dark Matter (IDM). We show that, when the smallest number of assumptions is made on the WIMP velocity distribution in the halo of our Galaxy, it is possible to find values of the WIMP mass and the IDM mass splitting for which compatibility between present constraints and any of the three experiments claiming to see a WIMP excess among DAMA, CDMS-Si and CRESST can be achieved.
Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Department of Physics, Sogang University, Seoul 121-742 (Korea, Republic of)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22373365
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics; Journal Volume: 2014; Journal Issue: 08; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; DATA; DETECTION; GALAXIES; LIMITING VALUES; MASS; NONLUMINOUS MATTER; VELOCITY; WIMPS