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Black Hills State University Underground Campus

  • Author(s): Mount, BJ
  • Thomas, KJ
  • Oliver-Mallory, KC
  • Lesko, KT
  • Schnee, RW
  • Henning, R
  • MacLellan, RF
  • Guerra, MBB
  • Busch, M
  • Christofferson, CAD
  • Wilkerson, JF
  • Xu, W
  • Mei, D
  • et al.
Abstract

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd The Black Hills State University Underground Campus (BHUC) houses a low background counting facility on the 4850′ level of the Sanford Underground Research Facility. There are currently four ultra-low background, high-purity germanium detectors installed in the BHUC and it is anticipated four more detectors will be installed within a year. In total, the BHUC will be able to accommodate up to twelve detectors with space inside a class 1000 cleanroom, an automated liquid nitrogen fill system, on-site personnel assistance and other required utilities.

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