Direct detection of light dark matter and solar neutrinos via color center production in crystals

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Budnik, Ranny; Cheshnovsky, Ori; Slone, Oren; Volansky, Tomer; (2018)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Physics letters B (issn: 0370-2693)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2018.04.063
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | Direct detection | Color center | Physics | Light dark matter | QC1-999 | Solar neutrinos

We propose a new low-threshold direct-detection concept for dark matter and for coherent nuclear scattering of solar neutrinos, based on the dissociation of atoms and subsequent creation of color center type defects within a lattice. The novelty in our approach lies in ... View more
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