publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 2019

Radiogenic backgrounds in the NEXT double beta decay experiment

A. F. M. Fernandes; C. M. B. Monteiro; A. Goldschmidt; J.M.F. dos Santos; R. Guenette; J. Renner; G. Martínez-Lema; G. Martínez-Lema; N. Byrnes; E. D. Church; ...
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2019
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
Abstract
Author(s): Novella, P; Palmeiro, B; Sorel, M; Uson, A; Ferrario, P; Gomez-Cadenas, JJ; Adams, C; Alvarez, V; Arazi, L; Arnquist, IJ; Azevedo, CDR; Bailey, K; Ballester, F; Benlloch-Rodriguez, JM; Borges, FIGM; Byrnes, N; Carcel, S; Carrion, JV; Cebrian, S; Church, E; Conde, CAN; Contreras, T; Diaz, G; Diaz, J; Diesburg, M; Escada, J; Esteve, R; Felkai, R; Fernandes, AFM; Fernandes, LMP; Ferreira, AL; Freitas, EDC; Generowicz, J; Ghosh, S; Goldschmidt, A; Gonźalez-Diaz, D; Guenette, R; Gutierrez, RM; Haefner, J; Hafidi, K; Hauptman, J; Henriques, CAO; Hernando Morata, JA; Herrero, P; Herrero, V; Ifergan, Y; Johnston, S; Jones, BJP; Kekic, M; Labarga, L; Laing, A;...
Subjects
free text keywords: Dark Matter and Double Beta Decay, Nuclear & Particles Physics, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Dark Matter, Double Beta Decay, Nuclear and High Energy Physics, Dark Matter and Double Beta Decay (experiments), Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity, QC770-798, Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors, High Energy Physics - Experiment, Radiogenic nuclide, Energy window, Natural radioactivity, Model expectation, Physics, Combinatorics, Atomic force microscopy
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EC| MELODIC
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MELODIC
Molecule for low diffusion TPCs for rare event searches
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 740055
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-IF-GF
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FCT| UID/FIS/04559/2013
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UID/FIS/04559/2013
Laboratory for Instrumentation, Biomedical Engineering and Radiation Physics
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147413
  • Funding stream: 5876
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FCT| PD/BD/105921/2014
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PD/BD/105921/2014
R&D on the feasibility of Ba tagging in High Pressure Xenon Chambers
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: PD/BD/105921/2014
  • Funding stream: PD | Doutoramento
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EC| NEXT
Project
NEXT
Towards the NEXT generation of bb0nu experimets
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 339787
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP2 | ERC
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FCT| SFRH/BPD/76842/2011
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SFRH/BPD/76842/2011
PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS "LAMB-SHIFT MEASUREMENTS IN MUONIC HYDROGEN, DEUTERIUM AND HELIUM" AND "NEUTRINO EXPERIMENT WITH A XENON TPC - NEXT"
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: SFRH/BPD/76842/2011
  • Funding stream: SFRH | Pós-Doutoramento

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