Axions scattering from a quadrupole magnetic field

Eduardo I. Guendelman, Shay Leizerovitch, Idan Shilon

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Abstract

We study the 2D scattering of axions from an accelerator like quadrupole magnet using the eikonal approximation in order to learn whether or not such a setup could serve as a new possible method for detecting axions on terrestrial experiments. The eikonal approximation in 2D is introduced and explained. We also apply the eikonal approximation to two known cases in order to compare it with previous results, obtained using Born's approximation, and discuss its correctness.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1250018
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics A
Volume27
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - 10 Feb 2012

Keywords

  • Axion detection
  • axion photon duality
  • quadrupole magnetic fields

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