@article{Pattavina2019RadiopurityOA,
author={Luca Pattavina and Jeffrey W. Beeman and Massimiliano Clemenza and O. Cremonesi and Ettore Fiorini and L. Pagnanini and Stefano Pirr{\o} and Claudia Rusconi and Karoline Sch{\"a}ffner},
journal={The European Physical Journal A},
year={2019},
volume={55},
pages={1-6}
}`
• Published 8 April 2019
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Abstract.Archaeological Roman lead (Pb) is known to be a suitable material for shielding experimental apparata in rare event searches. In the past years the intrinsic radiopurity of this material was investigated using different technologies. In this work we applied the latest advancements in cryogenic techniques to study the bulk radiopurity of a 1cm^3 sample of archaeological Roman Pb. We report the lowest ever measured limit on 210Pb content in Roman Pb, with a concentration lower than 715…
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