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Status of the KIMS-NaI experiment

  title={Status of the KIMS-NaI experiment},
  author={Kyungwon Kim},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Detectors},
  • Kyungwon Kim
  • Published 30 October 2015
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Instrumentation and Detectors
KIMS-NaI is a direct detection experiment searching for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMP) via their scattering off of nuclei in a NaI(Tl) crystal. The KIMS-NaI collaboration has carried out tests of six crystals in the Yangyang underground laboratory in order to develope low-background NaI(Tl) crystals. Studies of internal backgrounds crystals have been performed with the goal of reducing backgrounds levels to 1 dru at 2 keV. Pulse shape discrimination (PSD) capabilities were also… 

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