Measurement of the two-neutrino double-beta decay half-life of $$^{130}$$130Te with the CUORE-0 experiment

@article{Alduino2016MeasurementOT,
  title={Measurement of the two-neutrino double-beta decay half-life of \$\$^\{130\}\$\$130Te with the CUORE-0 experiment},
  author={C. Alduino and K. Alfonso and D. R. Artusa and F. T. Iii Avignone and Oscar Azzolini and Thomas I. Banks and G. Bari and Jeffrey W. Beeman and F. Bellini and Andrea Bersani and M. Biassoni and Chiara Brofferio and C. Bucci and A. Camacho and Alessio Caminata and Lucia Canonica and X. G. Cao and Simonetta Capelli and Luigi Cappelli and Ludovico Carbone and Laura Cardani and Paolo Carniti and Nicola Casali and Lorenzo Cassina and D. Chiesa and Nicholas Chott and Massimiliano Clemenza and S. Copello and Carlo Cosmelli and O. Cremonesi and Richard J. Creswick and Jeremy S. Cushman and A. D’Addabbo and Ioan Dafinei and Christopher J. Davis and S. Dell’Oro and M. M. Deninno and Sergio Di Domizio and Maria Laura di Vacri and Alexey Drobizhev and Deqing Fang and M Faverzani and Jacob Feintzeig and G. Fernandes and Evelyn Ferri and F Ferroni and Ettore Fiorini and M. A. Franceschi and Stuart J. Freedman and B. K. Fujikawa and Andrea Giachero and Luca Gironi and A. Giuliani and Laura E. Gladstone and Paolo Gorla and Claudio Gotti and Thomas Dominic Gutierrez and Eugene E. Haller and K. Han and E. V. Hansen and K M Heeger and Raul Hennings-Yeomans and K. P. Hickerson and H. Z. Huang and Richard W. Kadel and G. Keppel and Yu. G. Kolomensky and Alexander F. Leder and Carlo Ligi and K. E. Lim and X. R. Liu and Y. G. Ma and Matteo Maino and L. Marini and M. Martinez and Reina Maruyama and Yuan Mei and Niccol{\`o} Moggi and Silvio Morganti and Pablo Mosteiro and Tommaso Napolitano and Claudia Nones and Eric B. Norman and Angelo Nucciotti and T. O'donnell and Filippo Orio and Jonathan Loren Ouellet and Carmine Elvezio Pagliarone and Marco Pallavicini and Vincenzo Palmieri and Luca Pattavina and Maura Pavan and Gianluigi Pessina and Valerio Pettinacci and Gabriele Piperno and C Pira and Stefano Pirr{\`o} and Stefano Pozzi and E. Previtali and Carl Rosenfeld and Claudia Rusconi and Samuele Sangiorgio and David J Santone and Nicholas D. Scielzo and V. P. Singh and M. Sisti and A. R. Smith and Luca Taffarello and M. Tenconi and Francesco Terranova and C. Tomei and S. Trentalange and Marco Vignati and Sachinthya Wagaarachchi and B. S. Wang and H. W. Wang and J S Wilson and Lindley Winslow and T. Wise and Adam L. Woodcraft and L. Zanotti and G. Zhang and Brian Xiaoyu Zhu and S. Zimmermann and S. Zhou J. Zucchelli},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
  year={2016},
  volume={77},
  pages={1-18}
}
We report on the measurement of the two-neutrino double-beta decay half-life of $$^{130}$$130Te with the CUORE-0 detector. From an exposure of 33.4 kg year of TeO$$_2$$2, the half-life is determined to be $$T_{1/2}^{2\nu }$$T1/22ν = [8.2 ± 0.2 (stat.) ± 0.6 (syst.)] $$\times $$× 10$$^{20}$$20 year. This result is obtained after a detailed reconstruction of the sources responsible for the CUORE-0 counting rate, with a specific study of those contributing to the $$^{130}$$130Te neutrinoless… 
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