Experience of gas purification and radon control in BOREXINO

@inproceedings{Zuzel2018ExperienceOG,
  title={Experience of gas purification and radon control in BOREXINO},
  author={Grzegorz Zuzel},
  year={2018}
}
  • G. Zuzel
  • Published 2018
  • Environmental Science
The BOREXINO detector, located in the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy, has been designed for real-time spectroscopy of low energy solar neutrinos. Extremely low background rates required to successfully accomplish this goal triggered a very extensive R&D program focused on developments of novel background reduction and assay techniques. This has been achieved and, in many cases, these techniques are still the most sensitive world-wide. Extremely low background of the BOREXINO detector… Expand
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