13-18 December 2015
International Conference Centre Geneva
Europe/Zurich timezone

Astrophysical backgrounds in antiproton searches for dark matter

16 Dec 2015, 18:10
Level 2, Room 7&8 (International Conference Centre Geneva)

Level 2, Room 7&8

International Conference Centre Geneva

17 Rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva


Michael Kachelriess (NTNU)


I review the results of a new calculation for the antiproton production by cosmic ray protons and nuclei and discuss the expected theoretical uncertainty. Then I discuss the antiproton flux expected from a local, 2 Myr old SN and the implication for indirect dark matter searches.

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