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Direct Detection of Dark Matter: Participation in the LUX-ZEPLIN and LUX Experiments

Code PTDC/FIS-NUC/1525/2014

Beneficiary Entity

LIP - Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas


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Funding

Total eligible cost

€ 199280

EU financial support

€ 0.00

National public financial support

€ 0.00



Publications


3D Modeling of Electric Fields in the LUX DetectorArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Calibration, event reconstruction, data analysis, and limit calculation for the LUX dark matter experimentArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Dark Matter Searches with LUXInternational Conference Proceedingssubmitted
First spin-dependent WIMP-nucleon cross section limits from the LUX experimentArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
FPGA-based Trigger System for the LUX Dark Matter ExperimentArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Improved WIMP scattering limits from the LUX experimentArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Limits on spin-dependent WIMP-nucleon cross section obtained from the complete LUX exposureArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Liquid xenon scintillation measurements and pulse shape discrimination in the LUX dark matter detectorArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Low-energy (0.7-74 keV) nuclear recoil calibration of the LUX dark matter experiment using D-D neutron scattering kinematicsArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)submitted
Measurement of the absolute reflectance of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) immersed in liquid xenonArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Position Reconstruction in LUXArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Results from a search for dark matter in the complete LUX exposureArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published
Tritium calibration of the LUX dark matter experimentArticle in international journal (with direct contribution from team)published

Presentations


Ignition for LZ Slow ControlOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Ignition GUIOral presentation in collaboration meeting
136Xe neutrinoless double beta decay search in LZOral presentation in collaboration meeting
2EC Analysis in Run03 & Run04Oral presentation in collaboration meeting
60 years of neutrinos in 60 minutesSeminar
Analysis of the MDC-II Data: Th-228 and ResolutionOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Background Model OverviewOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Background Simulations and Sensitivity StatusOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Background studies for 136 Xe neutrinoless double beta decay search in LZOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Backgrounds budget statusOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Backgrounds SummaryOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Backgrounds Update & SummaryOral presentation in international meeting
Backgrounds Update and SummaryOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Comparison between C-14 and WSOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Current Status of Direct Dark Matter SearchesOral presentation in international meeting
Dancing in the dark: the end of physicsOutreach seminar
Dark Matter search with LUX and LUX-ZEPLINSeminar
Dark Matter Searches in LUXSeminar
Dark matter searches in LUXOral presentation in international conference
Dark Matter Searches with LUXOral presentation in international conference
Data Processing, Data Filtering, and Data AnalysisOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Data Quality Monitor (DQM)Oral presentation in collaboration meeting
Data Quality Monitor (DQM): Status UpdateOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Data Quality Monitor (DQM): Status UpdateOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Detectores for Dark Matter SearchOral presentation in international meeting
Development of Data Processing Tools for the LUX-ZEPLIN ExperimentPresentation in national conference
Direct Dark Matter Searches with LUX and LZOral presentation in international conference
Direct Search for Dark Matter: the problem and the present statusSeminar
Discussion of approval plots for Neutrino 2018Oral presentation in collaboration meeting
DM@LUX: dark matter direct detectionOutreach seminar
Double Electron Capture Analysis in Run03 & Run04Oral presentation in collaboration meeting
Double Electron Capture Analysis in Run04 - A First LookOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Effective Field Theories for Weakly Interacting ParticlesSeminar
High-Gain vs Low-Gain classificationOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Ignition development roadmapOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Ignition for LZ Slow-ControlOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Ignition UpdateOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Latest results from LUXPresentation in national conference
Latest results of LUX dark matter experimentOral presentation in international conference
LUX: The world’s most sensitive WIMP detectorPresentation in national conference
LZ Backgrounds and PLR Inputs for 2017 Sensitivity PaperOral presentation in collaboration meeting
LZ ControlsOral presentation in collaboration meeting
LZ ControlsOral presentation in collaboration meeting
LZ Run/Detector ControlsOral presentation in collaboration meeting
LZ Run/Detector ControlsOral presentation in collaboration meeting
LZ Slow Control: InterfacesOral presentation in collaboration meeting
LZ Slow Control: Safety & Quality AssuranceOral presentation in collaboration meeting
LZap – Interaction PackageOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Lzap UpdatesOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Matéria Escura: das galáxias ao fundo de uma minaOutreach seminar
MDC2 Analysis Cuts and Background SpectrumOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Measurement of the absolute reflectance of PTFE immersed in liquid xenon Oral presentation in collaboration meeting
Measurement of the absolute reflectance of PTFE immersed in liquid xenonOral presentation in international conference
Mistérios do Universo: á procura da matéria escuraOutreach seminar
Mistérios do Universo: À procura da Matéria EscuraOutreach seminar
Mistérios do Universo: À procura da Matéria EscuraOutreach seminar
Mistérios do Universo: À procura da Matéria EscuraOutreach seminar
New Physics Phenomenology and data processing tools for the LZ experimentPresentation in national conference
New Physics Phenomenology and Development of Data Processing tools for the LUX-ZEPLIN ExperimentPresentation in national conference
New Results from LUXOral presentation in international conference
Non-critical sensorsOral presentation in collaboration meeting
O Enigma da Matéria EscuraOutreach seminar
O Enigma da Matéria EscuraPresentation in national conference
Overview of Slow Control, Requirements, and InterfacesOral presentation in collaboration meeting
PTFE Fluorescence: Status UpdateOral presentation in collaboration meeting
PTFE reflectivity measurements at LIP-CoimbraOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Pulse Classifier UpdateOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Recent advances in the low energy calibration of large liquid noble gases detectorsOral presentation in international conference
Recent Results from LUXOral presentation in international conference
Results from Direct Detection Dark Matter ExperimentsOral presentation in international conference
Searching for Dark Ma0er with LUX and LUX-­‐ZEPLINSeminar
Searching for Dark Matter with LUX and LUX-ZEPLINOral presentation in international conference
Searching for Dark Matter with LUX and LUX-ZEPLINSeminar
Searching for dark matter with LUX and LUX-ZEPLINSeminar
Simulations and Background TableOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Slow Control communication with subsystems and GUI developmentOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Slow Control Implementation and ScheduleOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Slow Control OverviewOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Slow control system overviewOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Slow Controls & IgnitionOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Study of SE delayed emission in LUXOral presentation in collaboration meeting
The 136 Xe neutrinoless double beta decay search with LZPresentation in national conference
The 136Xe neutrinoless double beta decay search with LZOral presentation in international conference
The 136Xe neutrinoless double beta decay search with LZPoster presentation in international conference
The Dark Matter ProblemOral presentation in international conference
The hunt for dark ma/erSeminar
The Internals of the Backgrounds TableOral presentation in collaboration meeting
The LUX and LZ experimentsOral presentation in international conference
The LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter ExperimentOral presentation in international conference
The Mystery of Dark MatterOutreach seminar
The next generation dark matter detector: LZPresentation in national conference
Update on the Background Analysis for 136Xe 0νββ Search in LZOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Update on the Background Analysis for 136Xe 0νββ Search in LZOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Update on the Background Analysis for 136Xe 0νββ Search in LZ - part IIOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Update on the Background Table for 136Xe 0νββ Search in LZOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Update on the Background Table for 136Xe 0νββ Search in LZOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Update on the BG table and discussion of plots for approvalOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Update on the BG table and discussion on the LZ sensitivityOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Wall Model for EFT and IDMOral presentation in collaboration meeting
Wall Radial ModelOral presentation in collaboration meeting
What is Ignition (on LZ)Oral presentation in collaboration meeting

Events


LUX Data Analysis WorkshopCollaboration Meeting2018-04-22 / 2018-04-24
LUX-ZEPLIN Collaboration meetingCollaboration Meeting2015-09-21 / 2015-09-24
Spring 2018 LZ Collaboration MeetingCollaboration Meeting2018-04-17 / 2018-04-20

Theses


Data processing and Human Machine Interface for the monitoring and control system of LZ dark matter experiment
Detection of Magnetic Inelastic Dark Matter
Development of analysis techniques for the identification of 0v2ß event topologies and their characterisation
New physics phenomenology and data processing tools for the LZ experiment
Study of neutrino interactions in the LZ Dark Matter detector

Team


Alexandre Miguel Ferreira Lindote
Américo Manuel de Almeida Pereira
Andrey Morozov
Andrey Solovov
Cédric Pedroso Pereira
Cláudio Frederico Pascoal da Silva
Fátima Sofia Monteiro Alcaso
Francisco Filipe Bento Neves
Guilherme Pinheiro Pereira
Guilherme Telo Rodrigues Catumba
João Pedro Martins Rodrigues
José Lopes Pinto da Cunha
Maria Isabel Silva Ferreira Lopes
Natalija Novak
Nuno Miguel Vasconcelos Costa Carolino
Paulo Alexandre Brinca Costa Brás
Sumanta Pal
Vladimir Solovov