Validation of Phonon Physics in the CDMS Detector Monte Carlo

@article{McCarthy2011ValidationOP,
  title={Validation of Phonon Physics in the CDMS Detector Monte Carlo},
  author={Kevin A. McCarthy and Steven W. Leman and A. J. Anderson and D. Brandt and Paul L. Brink and Blas Cabrera and Matt Cherry and E. Couto e Silva and Priscilla Brooks Cushman and T. Doughty and Enectal{\'i} Figueroa-Feliciano and P. Kim and Nader Mirabolfathi and L. Novak and R. Partridge and Matthew Pyle and Angela Reisetter and R. W. Resch and Bernard Sadoulet and Bruno Serfass and Kyle M. Sundqvist and Astrid Tomada and for the Star Collaboration},
  journal={Journal of Low Temperature Physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={167},
  pages={1160-1166}
}
The SuperCDMS collaboration is a dark matter search effort aimed at detecting the scattering of WIMP dark matter from nuclei in cryogenic germanium targets. The CDMS Detector Monte Carlo (CDMS-DMC) is a simulation tool aimed at achieving a deeper understanding of the performance of the SuperCDMS detectors and aiding the dark matter search analysis. We present results from validation of the phonon physics described in the CDMS-DMC and outline work towards utilizing it in future WIMP search… 

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