Light pseudoscalar particle and stellar energy loss

M. Fukugita, S. Watamura, M. Yoshimura

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A bound on the coupling strengths of a very light pseudoscalar particle is derived from stellar energy loss at various stages of evolution: the sun, red giants, and cooling white dwarfs. The dimensionless Yukawa and 2 couplings must be less than 10-11.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1522-1525
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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