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Cresst-II: dark matter search with scintillating absorbers

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In the CRESST-II experiment, scintillating CaWO4 crystals are used as absorbers for direct weakly interacting massive particles (WIMP) detection. Nuclear recoils can be discriminated against electron recoils by measuring phonons and scintillation light simultaneously. The absorber crystal and the silicon light detector are read out by tungsten superconducting phase transition thermometers. Results on the sensitivity of the phonon and the light channel, radiopurity, the scintillation propertie...

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10.1016/j.nima.2003.11.254

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Volume:
520
Issue:
1-3
Pages:
108-111
Publication date:
2004-03-11
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ISSN:
0168-9002
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uuid:f5646f15-299c-493a-a342-5b487e4e487c
Source identifiers:
13096
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pubs:13096

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