An experiment to search for dark-matter interactions using sodium iodide detectors

  title={An experiment to search for dark-matter interactions using sodium iodide detectors},
  author={Govinda Pushparaj Estella Barbosa Nelson Seonho Mitra Anth Adhikari Adhikari de Souza Carlin Choi Djamal Ezer and Govinda Adhikari and Pushparaj Adhikari and Estella Barbosa de Souza and Nelson Carlin and Seonho Choi and Mitra Djamal and Anthony C. Ezeribe and Chang Hyon Ha and Insik Hahn and Antonia Hubbard and Eun Ju Jeon and Jay Hyun Jo and Hanwool Joo and Woon Gu Kang and Woosik Kang and Matthew Kauer and Bonghee Kim and Hongjoo Kim and Hyounggyu Kim and KyungWon Kim and Nam Young Kim and Sun Kee Kim and Yeongduk Kim and Yong-Hamb Kim and Young Ju Ko and V. A. Kudryavtsev and Hyun Su Lee and Jaison Lee and Jooyoung Lee and Moo Hyun Lee and Douglas S. Leonard and Warren A. Lynch and Reina Maruyama and Fr'ed'eric Mouton and Stephen Lars Olsen and Byung Do Park and Hyang-Kyu Park and Hyeonseo Park and Jungsic Park and Kang Soon Park and Walter C. Pettus and Hafizh Prihtiadi and SeJin Ra and Carsten Rott and A. Scarff and Keon Ah Shin and N. J. C. Spooner and William G. Thompson and Liang Yang and Seok Hyun Yong},
  pages={83 - 86}
Observations of galaxies and primordial radiation suggest that the Universe is made mostly of non-luminous dark matter1,2. Several new types of fundamental particle have been proposed as candidates for dark matter3, such as weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs)4,5. These particles would be expected to interact with nuclei in suitable detector materials on Earth, for example, causing them to recoil. However, no definitive signal from such dark-matter interactions has been detected despite… Expand
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