Time of explosive decay of a daemon-containing nucleus


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We start from the hypothesis that the dark matter of the Galactic disc contains Planckian particles carrying a negative electric charge of up to Z=10, which we call dark electric matter objects (daemons). Daemons are capable of catalysing proton-fusion reactions, which may account for the observed solar neutrino deficiency. The inevitable poisoning of the catalytic property of daemons as they capture heavy nuclei (Ageqslant R: gt-or-equal, slanted20) in the interior of the Sun is used to estimate the decay time of a daemon-containing nucleus (nucleon) in quantum-relativistic processes, which remain largely unknown. This time is τex∼10−7 s. This may mean that the lower limit on the mass of an intranucleonic particle interacting with a daemon is ∼108–1010 GeV and, possibly, even ∼1014–1015 GeV. The desirability of a search for multiple events occurring with an interval ∼τex along the ‘slow’ daemon trajectories on operating installations dedicated to detection of the proton decay is pointed out.