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Dark matter searches: from WIMPs to axio

Event Details

Event Dates: 

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:00am

Seminar Location: 

  • JILA X317

Speaker Name(s): 

Marianna Safronova

Speaker Affiliation(s): 

University of Delaware
Seminar Type/Subject

Scientific Seminar Type: 

  • JILA Public Seminar

Event Details & Abstract: 

I will give a brief overview of the dark matter evidence, classification of dark matter candidates, and concepts of direct, indirect, and production dark matter searches. I will focus most of the talk on the current and future efforts aimed at a direct detection of WIMPs and axion-like dark matter.