The DAMA/LIBRA apparatus

@article{Bernabei2008TheDA,
  title={The DAMA/LIBRA apparatus},
  author={R. Bernabei and P. Belli and A. Bussolotti and F. Cappella and R. Cerulli and C. Dai and A. D'angelo and H. L. He and A. Incicchitti and H. Kuang and J. Ma and A. Mattei and F. Montecchia and F. Nozzoli and D. Prosperi and X. Sheng and Z. P. Y. U. R. T. Vergata and I. Vergata and Univ. Roma and Infn Roma and Infn Lngs and Ihep Beijing and Univ. Jing Gangshan},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments \& Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  year={2008},
  volume={592},
  pages={297-315}
}
  • R. Bernabei, P. Belli, +20 authors Univ. Jing Gangshan
  • Published 2008
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment
The similar or equal to 250 kg highly radiopure NaI(Tl) DAMA/LIBRA apparatus, running at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory (LNGS) of the INFN, is described. (C) 2008 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. 
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