Nucleation efficiency of nuclear recoils in bubble chambers

@article{Durnford2022NucleationEO,
  title={Nucleation efficiency of nuclear recoils in bubble chambers},
  author={Dorothy Durnford and Maria Piro},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  year={2022},
  volume={17}
}
Bubble chambers using liquid xenon (and liquid argon) have been operated (resp. planned) by the Scintillating Bubble Chamber (SBC) collaboration for GeV-scale dark matter searches and CEνNS from reactors. This will require a robust calibration program of the nucleation efficiency of low-energy nuclear recoils in these target media. Such a program has been carried out by the PICO collaboration, which aims to directly detect dark matter using C3F8 bubble chambers. Neutron calibration data from… 

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