Jun 23 – 28, 2014
Europe/Zurich timezone

NEWS experiment and ultra-light dark matter search

Jun 23, 2014, 4:50 PM
Room 5 (Tuschinski Theatre)

Room 5

Tuschinski Theatre

Presentation Dark Matter Direct Detection Dark Matter: Direct Detection


Dr ioannis giomataris (CEA-Saclay)


Abstract We present recent results taken at the LSM laboratory using the new spherical gaseous detector. It consists of a large spherical gas volume with a central electrode forming a radial electric field. A small spherical sensor located at the center is acting as a proportional amplification structure. Sub-keV energy threshold and versatility of the target (Ne, He, H) opens the way to push WIMP sensitivity down to 100 MeV. Results obtained with a low radioactivity detector and expected sensitivity will be presented.

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Dr ioannis giomataris (CEA-Saclay)

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