The quest for axions and other new light particles
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CitationBAKER, K., CANTATORE, G., ÇETİN, S.A., DAVENPORT, M., DESCH, K., DOBRICH, B. et al. (2013). The quest for axions and other new light particles. Annalen Der Physik, 525 (6), pp. A93-A99. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/andp.201300727.
Standard Model extensions often predict low-mass and very weakly interacting particles, such as the axion. A number of small-scale experiments at the intensity/precision frontier are actively searching for these elusive particles, complementing searches for physics beyond the Standard Model at colliders. Whilst a next generation of experiments will give access to a huge unexplored parameter space, a discovery would have a tremendous impact on our understanding of fundamental physics.