Final results of the EDELWEISS-II WIMP search using a 4-kg array of cryogenic germanium detectors with interleaved electrodes

@article{Armengaud2011FinalRO,
  title={Final results of the EDELWEISS-II WIMP search using a 4-kg array of cryogenic germanium detectors with interleaved electrodes},
  author={E. Armengaud and Corinne Augier and Aur{\'e}lien Benoit and Laurent Berg'e and Johannes Blumer and A. Broniatowski and Viktor Brudanin and Benjamin Censier and Gabriel Chardin and Maurice P. Chapellier and F. Charlieux and Phillip Coulter and G. A. Cox and X. Defay and Maryvonne De J{\'e}sus and Y. Dolgorouki and J. L. Domange and Louis Dumoulin and Klaus Eitel and Dmitry Vladimirovich Filosofov and Nicolas Fourches and Jules Gascon and Gilles Gerbier and Johann Gironnet and M. Gros and S. Henry and S. Herv'e and A. Juillard and H. Kluck and Valentin Kozlov and Hans Kraus and V. A. Kudryavtsev and P. Loaiza and Stefanos Marnieros and X-F. Navick and Claudia Nones and Emiliano Olivieri and Patrick Pari and Luca Pattavina and Bernard Paul and Matthew R. Robinson and S. Rozov and Veronique Sanglard and B. Schmidt and Silvia Scorza and S. Semikh and A. S. Torrento-Coello and L. Vagneron and M.-A. Verdier and Robert J. Walker and E. Yakushev},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
  year={2011},
  volume={702},
  pages={329-335}
}
Abstract The EDELWEISS-II Collaboration has completed a direct search for WIMP dark matter with an array of ten 400-g cryogenic germanium detectors in operation at the Laboratoire Souterrain de Modane. The combined use of thermal phonon sensors and charge collection electrodes with an interleaved geometry enables the efficient rejection of γ-induced radioactivity as well as near-surface interactions. A total effective exposure of 384 kg d has been achieved, mostly coming from fourteen months of… 

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