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First Results of the LUX Dark Matter Experiment

  • Author(s): Carmona-Benitez, MC
  • Akerib, DS
  • Araújo, HM
  • Bai, X
  • Bailey, AJ
  • Balajthy, J
  • Beltrame, P
  • Bernard, E
  • Bernstein, A
  • Bradley, A
  • Byram, D
  • Cahn, SB
  • Chan, C
  • Chapman, JJ
  • Chiller, AA
  • Chiller, C
  • Currie, A
  • deViveiros, L
  • Dobi, A
  • Dobson, J
  • Druszkiewicz, E
  • Edwards, B
  • Faha, CH
  • Fiorucci, S
  • Flores, C
  • Gaitskel, RJ
  • Gehman, VM
  • Ghag, C
  • Gibson, KR
  • Gilchriese, MGD
  • Hall, C
  • Hanhardt, M
  • Haselschwardt, S
  • Hertel, SA
  • Horng, M
  • Huang, DQ
  • Ihm, M
  • Jacobsen, RG
  • Kazkaz, K
  • Knoche, R
  • Larsen, NA
  • Lee, C
  • Lenardo, B
  • Lesko, KT
  • Lindote, A
  • Lopes, MI
  • Malling, DC
  • Manalaysay, A
  • Mannino, R
  • McKinsey, DN
  • Mei, DM
  • Mock, J
  • Moongweluwan, M
  • Morad, J
  • Murphy, ASJ
  • Nehrkorn, C
  • Nelson, H
  • Neves, F
  • Ott, RA
  • Pangilinan, M
  • Parker, PD
  • Pease, EK
  • Pech, K
  • Phelps, P
  • Reichhart, L
  • Shutt, T
  • Silva, C
  • Solovov, VN
  • Sorensen, P
  • O'Sullivan, K
  • Sumner, TJ
  • Szydagis, M
  • Taylor, D
  • Tennyson, B
  • Tiedt, DR
  • Tripathi, M
  • Tvrznikova, L
  • Uvarov, S
  • Verbus, JR
  • Walsh, N
  • Webb, R
  • Whiter, JT
  • Witherell, MS
  • Wolfs, FLH
  • Woods, M
  • Zhang, C
  • et al.

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https://arxiv.org/pdf/1310.8214.pdf
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Abstract

© 2015 Elsevier B.V.. LUX (Large Underground Xenon) is a dark matter direct detection experiment deployed at the 4850' level of the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) in Lead, SD, operating a 370 kg dual-phase xenon TPC. Results of the first WIMP search run were presented in late 2013, for the analysis of 85.3 live-days with a fiducial volume of 118 kg, taken during the period of April to August 2013. The experiment exhibited a sensitivity to spin-independent WIMP-nucleon elastic scattering with a minimum upper limit on the cross section of 7.6×10-46cm2at a WIMP mass of 33 GeV/c2, becoming the world's leading WIMP search result, in conflict with several previous claimed hints of discovery.

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