XENON Dark Matter Project


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Journal Papers

Liquid xenon detectors for particle physics and astrophysics
E. Aprile, T. Doke , Reviews of Modern Physics, Volume 82, July-September (2010).

First Dark Matter Results from the XENON100 Experiment
E. Aprile, et al. (XENON Collaboration), accepted by Phys. Rev. Lett., astro-ph/1005.0380.

Constraints on inelastic dark matter from XENON10
J. Angle, et al. (XENON Collaboration), Phys. Rev. D 80, 115005 (2009).

New Measurment of the Relative Scintillation Efficiency of Xenon Nuclear Recoils Below 10 keV
E. Aprile, et al. , Phys. Rev. C. 79, 045807 (2009).

Limits on spin-dependent WIMP-nucleon cross-sections from the XENON10 experiment
J. Angle, et al. (XENON Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 091301 (2008).

First Results from the XENON10 Dark Matter Experiment at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory
J. Angle, et al. (XENON Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 021303 (2008).

Observation of Anti-correlation between Scintillation and Ionization for MeV Gamma-Rays in Liquid Xenon
E. Aprile, K. L. Giboni, P. Majewski, K. Ni, M. Yamashita Phys. Rev. B 76, 014115 (2007).

Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab: S1 Dark Matter Working Group
D. S. Akerib (Co-chair, Case Western Reserve University), E. Aprile (Co-chair, Columbia University), E. A. Baltz (Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, SLAC), M. R. Dragowsky (Case Western Reserve University), R. J. Gaitskell (Brown University), P. Gondolo (University of Utah), A. Hime (Los Alamos National Laboratory), C. J. Martoff (Temple University), D.-M. Mei (Los Alamos National Laboratory), H. Nelson (University of California, Santa Barbara), B. Sadoulet (University of California, Berkeley), R. W. Schnee (Case Western Reserve University), A. H. Sonnenschein (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory), L. E. Strigari (University of California, Irvine), astro-ph/0605719.

Simultaneous Measurement of Ionization and Scintillation from Nuclear Recoils in Liquid Xenon as Target for a Dark Matter Experiment
E. Aprile, C.E. Dahl, L. DeViveiros, R. Gaitskell, K.L. Giboni, J. Kwong, P. Majewski, K. Ni, T. Shutt, M. Yamashita, Phys.Rev.Lett. 97 081302 (2006).

Scintillation Response of Liquid Xenon to Low Energy Nuclear Recoils
E. Aprile, K. L. Giboni, P. Majewski, K. Ni, M. Yamashita, R. Hasty, A. Manzur, D. N. McKinsey, Phys. Rev. D, 72, 072006 (2005).

Performance of a Large Area Avalanche Photodiode in a Liquid Xenon Ionization and Scintillation Chamber
K. Ni, E. Aprile, D. Day, K.L. Giboni, J.A.M. Lopes, P. Majewski, M. Yamashita, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A, 551 (2005) 356.

Detection of liquid xenon scintillation light with a Silicon Photomultiplier
E. Aprile, P. Cushman, K. Ni, P. Shagin, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, 556 (2006) 215.

Direct Detection of Dark Matter
Richard Gaitskell, Annu. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 2004. 54:315-59.

Proportional Light in a Dual Phase Xenon Chamber
E. Aprile, K.-L. Giboni, P. Majewski, K. Ni, M. Yamashita, IEEE Trans. on Nucl. Sci., vol.51, no.5 (2004) 1986-1990.

A new light readout system for the LXeGRIT time projection chamber
E. Aprile, A. Curioni, K.-L. Giboni, M. Kobayashi, K. Ni, U.G. Oberlack, IEEE Trans. on Nucl. Sci., vol.50, no.5 (2003) 1303-1308.


The XENON100 Dark Matter Experiment at LNGS: Status and Sensitivity
Elena Aprile (on behalf of the XENON Collaboration), Proceeding at TAUP 2009, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 203 (2010) 012005 [PDF]

Status and Sensitivity Projections for the XENON100 Dark Matter Experiment
Elena Aprile, Laura Baudis, Proceedings of Science (IDM2008) 018, August 18-22, 2008, Stockholm, Sweden, PoS (IDM2008) [PDF]

Search for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles with CDMS and XENON
Elena Aprile, Laura Baudis and Blas Cabrera, Proceedings of the TEV Particle Astrophysics II Workshop 28-31 August 2006, Madison, WI, USA [PDF]

The XENON Dark Matter Search: Status of XENON10
Elena Aprile (for the XENON collaboration), Proceeding at TAUP 2005 [PDF]

WIMP searches with Liquid Xenon: the XENON10 experiment
Laura Baudis (for the XENON collaboration), Proceeding at HEP 2005 [PDF]

R&D Results and Status of the XENON Dark Matter Experiment
Masaki Yamashita (on behalf of the XENON collaboration), Proceeding at XeSAT2005 Conference [PDF]

The XENON Dark Matter Experiment
XENON Collaboration, Proceeding at Dark2004 Conference, astro-ph/0502279

The XENON Dark Matter Search Experiment
XENON Collaboration, Proceeding at Dark Matter 2004 Conference at UCLA, New Astronomy Reviews, 49 (2005) 289-295. astro-ph/0407575

XENON: a 1 tonne Liquid Xenon Experiment for a Sensitive Dark Matter Search
XENON Collaboration, Proceeding at Xenon01 Workshop, astro-ph/0207670

Ph.D. Thesis

The XENON100 Dark Matter Experiment: Design, Construction, Calibration and 2010 Search Results with Improved Measurement of the Scintillation Response of Liquid Xenon to Low-Energy Nuclear Recoils
Guillaume Plante, Columbia University, New York, New York (2012) [PDF 16 MB].

Gamma Background Studies for the XENON Experiment using a High Purity Germanium Detector
Jesse I. Angle, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (2008) [PDF 5.5 MB].

A Position-Sensitive Liquid Xenon Time-Projection Chamber for Direct Detection of Dark Matter: The XENON10 Experiment
Peter F. Sorensen, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (2008) [PDF 43 MB].

Development of a Liquid Xenon Time Projection Chamber for the XENON Dark Matter Search
Kaixuan Ni, Columbia University, New York, New York (2006) [PDF 10 MB].


Noble Gas Detectors
Prof. Elena Aprile, Dr. Aleksey E. Bolotnikov, Dr. Alexander I. Bolozdynya, Prof. Tadayoshi Doke, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

Particle Dark Matter, Observations, Models and Searches, Chapter 21. Liquid noble gases
E. Aprile and L. Baudis, Cambridge University Press (ISBN-13: 0780521763684).