Active galaxies can make axionic dark energy

Dimopoulos, Konstantinos and Cormack, Sam (2016) Active galaxies can make axionic dark energy. Astroparticle Physics, 85. pp. 35-38. ISSN 0927-6505

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AGN jets carry helical magnetic fields, which can affect dark matter if the latter is axionic. This preliminary study shows that, in the presence of strong helical magnetic fields, the nature of the axionic condensate may change and become dark energy. Such dark energy may affect galaxy formation and galactic dynamics, so this possibility should not be ignored when considering axionic dark matter.

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This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Astroparticle Physics. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Astroparticle Physics, 85, 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.astropartphys.2016.09.008
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?? axiondark matterdark energyhelical magnetic fieldactive galactic nuclei jetsastronomy and astrophysics ??
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