The Role of Small Scale Experiments in the Direct Detection of Dark Matter

  title={The Role of Small Scale Experiments in the Direct Detection of Dark Matter},
  author={Susana Cebri{\'a}n},
In the direct detection of the galactic dark matter, experiments using cryogenic solid-state detectors or noble liquids play for years a very relevant role, with increasing target mass and more and more complex detection systems. But smaller projects, based on very sensitive, advanced detectors following new technologies, could help in the exploration of the different proposed dark matter scenarios too. There are experiments focused on the observation of distinctive signatures of dark matter… 
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