Dark Matter and Neutrino Physics with Cryogenic Detectors

Project: Research project

Project Details


We will use the wafer to produce a thermometer for our active ring detector, or fabricate a dedicated thermometer chip to use for this purpose. Our collaborators at TAMU have a germanium crystal that they are willing to cut into a ring shape active detector for our prototype test. We will integrate this Ge ring to our thermometer on a chip, and then integrate that into our special detector holder coupled to a spare CDMS II or SuperCDMS Soudan detector. We plan to perform prototype tests and publish results. Because we are moving our lab from MIT to Northwestern, there will be a natural period where we will concentrate less on the R&D and more on the SuperCDMS SNOLAB work while our new lab is being commissioned.
Effective start/end date7/1/158/31/17


  • National Science Foundation (PHY‐1550658)


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