Dark matter search with CALET

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Abstract

The CALorimetric Electron Telescope, CALET, is a high-energy astroparticle physics mission to be installed on the International Space Station in 2014. Its main instrument, CALET-CAL, will take a whole sky survey of the electrons and gamma-rays in the energy range from 10 GeV to more than 10 TeV with an energy resolution of 1∼3 %. Since electron spectral and gamma-ray line signatures are expected in the sub-TeV to TeV region, due to annihilation or decay of dark matter particles, the CALET-CAL is sensitive to both these signatures. In this paper, we present the expected performance of CALET-CAL for a dark matter search.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Rays Conference, ICRC 2013
PublisherSociedade Brasileira de Fisica
Volume2013-October
ISBN (Electronic)9788589064293
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 1
Event33rd International Cosmic Rays Conference, ICRC 2013 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration: 2013 Jul 22013 Jul 9

Other

Other33rd International Cosmic Rays Conference, ICRC 2013
CountryBrazil
CityRio de Janeiro
Period13/7/213/7/9

Keywords

  • Dark matter
  • Electron
  • Gamma ray
  • ISS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Yoshida, K. (2013). Dark matter search with CALET. In Proceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Rays Conference, ICRC 2013 (Vol. 2013-October). Sociedade Brasileira de Fisica.