EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 121, 2016Roma International Conference on Astroparticle Physics 2014 (RICAP-14)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Dark Matter Searches|
|Published online||06 July 2016|
Quark nuggets search using gravitational waves aluminum bar detectors
INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Frascati, Italy
a e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
b ROG ollaboration: M. Bassan, E. Coccia, S. D'Antonio, V. Fafone, G. Giordano, A. Marini, Y. Minenkov, I. Modena, G.V. Pallottino, G. Pizzella, A. Rocchi, F. Ronga, M. Visco.
Published online: 6 July 2016
Up to now there is no evidence of supersymmetric WIMPS dark matter. This may suggests to look for more exotic possibilities, for example compact ultra-dense quark nuggets. Nuclearites are an example of compact objects that could be constituent of the dark matter. After a short discussion on nuclearites, the result of a nuclearite search with the gravitational wave bar detectors NAUTILUS and EXPLORER is reported.
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