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SIMP

SIMP

[simp]
In astrophysics SIMP is an abbreviation of Strongly Interacting Massive Particle. SIMPs could form the inferred dark matter despite their strong interactions with ordinary matter.

SIMPs have been proposed as a solution for the ultra high energy cosmic ray problem and for the absence of cooling flows. Various experiments and observations have set constraints on SIMP dark matter.

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