EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 70, 20141st International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||10 April 2014|
Limits on compact halo objects as dark matter from gravitational microlensing
Institute of Theoretical Physics University of Zürich, Winterthurerstarsse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland
Published online: 10 April 2014
Microlensing started with the seminal paper by Paczyński in 1986 , first with observations towards the Large Magellanic Cloud and the galactic bulge. Since then many other targets have been observed and new applications have been found. In particular, it turned out to be a powerful method to detect planets in our galaxy and even in the nearby M31. Here, we will present some results obtained so far by microlensing without being, however, exhaustive.
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