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Jul 5 – 12, 2017
Venice, Italy
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Intepreting extragalactic backgrounds via angular cross-correlations

Jul 6, 2017, 4:30 PM
Room Martinelli (Palazzo del Casinò)

Room Martinelli

Palazzo del Casinò

Parallel Talk Astroparticle Physics Astroparticle physics


Dr Marco Regis (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)


We will discuss methods and results concerning the angular cross-correlation between sky-maps of the extragalactic background radiation in different wavelength bands.
The main goal of the study is to extract information on the clustering, redshift distribution and type of the unresolved non-thermal sources, especially at gamma-ray (and radio) frequencies.
We will show how this technique can be used to search for "new" populations of sources, including the one possibly provided by annihilation or decay of particle dark matter.

Primary author

Dr Marco Regis (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)

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