${{\mathit A}^{0}}$ (Axion) MASS LIMITS from Astrophysics and Cosmology INSPIRE search

These bounds depend on model-dependent assumptions (i.e. $-$ on a combination of axion parameters).
VALUE (MeV) DOCUMENT ID TECN  COMMENT
• • • We do not use the following data for averages, fits, limits, etc. • • •
$>0.2$
BARROSO
1982
ASTR Standard Axion
$>0.25$ 1
RAFFELT
1982
ASTR Standard Axion
$>0.2$ 2
DICUS
1978C
ASTR Standard Axion
MIKAELIAN
1978
ASTR Stellar emission
$>0.3$ 2
SATO
1978
ASTR Standard Axion
$>0.2$
VYSOTSKII
1978
ASTR Standard Axion
1  Lower bound from 5.5 MeV ${{\mathit \gamma}}$-ray line from the sun.
2  Lower bound from requiring the red giants' stellar evolution not be disrupted by axion emission.
  References:
BARROSO 1982
PL 116B 247 Constraints on Light Axions
RAFFELT 1982
PL 119B 323 New Particles from Nuclear Reactions in the Sun
DICUS 1978C
PR D18 1829 Astrophysical Bounds on the Masses of Axions and Higgs Particles
MIKAELIAN 1978
PR D18 3605 Astrophysical Implications of New Light Higgs Bosons
SATO 1978
PTP 60 1942 Astrophysical Constraints on the Axion Mass and the Number of Quark Flavors
VYSOTSKII 1978
JETPL 27 502 Some Astrophysical Limitations on Axion Mass