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First Dark Matter Search Results from the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) Experiment

  title={First Dark Matter Search Results from the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) Experiment},
  author={Carlos Faham},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Experiment},
  • C. Faham
  • Published 22 May 2014
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Experiment
The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment is operating 1.5 km underground at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, South Dakota, USA. In 2013, the experiment had a WIMP search exposure of 10,091 kg-days over a period of 85.3 live-days. This first dark matter search placed the world's most stringent limits on WIMP-nucleon interaction cross-sections over a wide range of WIMP masses, and is in tension with signal hints of low-mass WIMPs from DAMA, CoGeNT and CDMS-II Si… 

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