Particle Dark Matter and Solar Axion Searches with a small germanium detector at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory

A small, natural abundance, germanium detector (COSME) has been operating recently at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory (Spanish Pyrenees) in improved conditions of shielding and overburden with respect to a previous operation of the same detector [1, 2]. An exposure of 72.7 kg day in these conditions has at present a background improvement of about one… CONTINUE READING