G.A. Mamon, F. Combes, C. Deffayet and B. Fort (eds)
EAS Publications Series, 20 (2006) 209-216
Direct Detection of non-baryonic Dark Matter
Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France
Leading candidates for non-baryonic Dark Matter are Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs). The principles of WIMP direct detection and different search stategies are introduced. A review of experimental results is presented. The most promising projects for the future are surveyed.
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