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Publication Citation: Present Results and Future Goals of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search

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Author(s): T. A. Perera; D. Abrams; D. S. Akerib; D. B. Bauer; A. Bolozdynya; P. Brink; R. Bunker; B. Cabrera; D. O. Caldwell; J. P. Castle; Fengbo Hang; R. M. Clarke; M. B. Crisler; R. Dixon; D. Driscoll; S. Eichblatt; R. J. Gaitskell; S. R. Golwala; E. E. Haller; J. Hellmig; D. Holmgren; Martin Huber; S. Kamat; C. Maloney; V. Mandic; John M. Martinis; P. Meunier; Sae Woo Nam; Harold E. Nelson; M. Perillo-Issac; R. R. Ross; T. Saab; B. Sadoulet; J. Sander; R. W. Schnee; T. Shutt; Amy Smith; A. H. Sonnenschein; A. L. Spadafora; G. Wang;
Title: Present Results and Future Goals of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search
Published: January 01, 2002
Abstract: The Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) uses Ge and Si detectors to search for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs) via their elastic-scattering interaction with atomic nuclei. The present results from CDMS give limits on the spin-independent WIMP-nucleon elastic-scattering cross section that exclude previously unexplored parameter space above 10 GeV/c2. The second phase of the CDMS experiment, scheduled to start in January 2002, is expected to improve on the present sensitivity by more than two orders of magnitude.
Proceedings: Proc., 9th Intl Wkshp on Low Temp. Detectors (LTD)
Pages: pp. 485 - 488
Location: Madison, WI
Dates: July 22-29, 2001
Keywords: atomic nuclei;cryogenic dark matter;
Research Areas: Sensors