Monte Carlo Comparisons to a Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detector with low Transition-Edge-Sensor Transition Temperature

@article{Leman2011MonteCC,
  title={Monte Carlo Comparisons to a Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detector with low Transition-Edge-Sensor Transition Temperature},
  author={Steven W. Leman and Kevin A. McCarthy and Paul L. Brink and Blas Cabrera and Matt Cherry and E. do Couto e Silva and Enectal{\'i} Figueroa-Feliciano and P. Kim and Nader Mirabolfathi and Matthew Pyle and R. W. Resch and Bernard Sadoulet and Bruno Serfass and Kyle M. Sundqvist and Astrid Tomada and Betty A. Young},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Detectors},
  year={2011}
}
We present results on phonon quasidiffusion and Transition Edge Sensor (TES) studies in a large, 3 inch diameter, 1 inch thick [100] high purity germanium crystal, cooled to 50 mK in the vacuum of a dilution refrigerator, and exposed with 59.5 keV gamma-rays from an Am-241 calibration source. We compare calibration data with results from a Monte Carlo which includes phonon quasidiffusion and the generation of phonons created by charge carriers as they are drifted across the detector by… 

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