2-7 June 2019
Simon Fraser University
America/Vancouver timezone
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WITHDRAWN - Low Threshold Analysis with DEAP-3600

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Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University

Oral Competition (Graduate Student) / Compétition orale (Étudiant(e) du 2e ou 3e cycle) Particle Physics / Physique des particules (PPD) M2-3 Particles deep underground (PPD) | Particules profondément sous terre (PPD)


Jesse Lock (Carleton University)


DEAP-3600 (Dark Matter Experiment using Pulse Shape Discrimination) is a direct detection dark matter detector located at SNOLAB in Lively, Ontario. DEAP uses ~3.3 tonnes of liquid argon as its target volume that is housed in a acrylic sphere. In this discussion, I will highlight the technique used to perform a low mass WIMP search with DEAP followed by the expected sensitivity. I will include a brief overview of how the detector works, discuss results that were taken with the nominal DEAP threshold, which will lead into a description of the low mass WIMP search. The differences in how to approach low mass data compared to nominal data will be presented, leading into a showcase of the difference between low threshold data and nominal data. The expected sensitivity of the low mass WIMP search will then be discussed.

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Jesse Lock (Carleton University)

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