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Hidden-sector photon and axion searches using photonic band gap structures

Seviour, Rebecca LU ; Bailey, Ian ; Woollett, Nathan and Williams, Peter (2014) In Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics 41(3).
Abstract
Many proposed extensions of the standard model of particle physics predict the existence of weakly interacting sub-eV particles (WISPs) such as hidden-sector photons and axions, which are also of interest as dark matter candidates. In this paper we propose a novel experimental approach in which microwave photonic lattice structures form part of a 'light shining through the wall'-type experiment to search for WISPs. We demonstrate the potential to match and exceed the sensitivities of conventional experiments operating in the microwave regime.
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axions, hidden-sector photons, microwave photonics
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Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
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41
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3
article number
035005
publisher
IOP Publishing
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  • wos:000331865800005
  • scopus:84894274957
ISSN
0954-3899
DOI
10.1088/0954-3899/41/3/035005
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English
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  title        = {Hidden-sector photon and axion searches using photonic band gap structures},
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  doi          = {10.1088/0954-3899/41/3/035005},
  volume       = {41},
  year         = {2014},
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