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Pierre Sikivie


Distinguished Professor

PhD Yale University (1975)

Institute of Fundamental Theory


Office: 2063 NPB

Research Group

High Energy Theory / Institute for Fundamental Theory

Research Interests

Particle physics and cosmology, with particular emphasis on the properties of axion dark matter, the structure of galactic halos and dark matter detection.

Selected Publications

“Cosmic axion thermalization” O. Erken, P. Sikivie, H. Tam and Q. Yang,
Phys. Rev. D85 (2012) 063520.

“Proposal for axion dark matter detection using an LC circuit” P. Sikivie, N. Sullivan and D. Tanner, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112 (2014) 131301.

“Axion dark matter detection using atomic transitions” P. Sikivie, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 (2014) 201301.

“Duration of classicality in highly degenerate interacting Bosonic systems”
P. Sikivie and E. Todarello, Phys. Lett. B770 (2017) 331.

“Axion dark matter and the 21-cm signal” P. Sikivie, Phys. Dark Univ. 24 (2019) 100289.

“Production and detection of an axion dark matter echo” A. Arza and P. Sikivie, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123 (2019) 131804.