CUPID is the next generation experiment which will use scintillating cryogenic calorimeters to search for the neutrinoless double β decay. This unobserved process would shed light on the nature of the neutrino, which up to our knowledge could be a Majorana or a Dirac particle, and would give us an important hint to explain the lack of antimatter in the universe. This ambitious search needs a detector with unique characteristics such as an extremely low background level and an excellent energy resolution. CUPID is now in advanced R&D state to optimize the detector design in order to completely exploit the potentialities of scintillating cryogenic calorimeters. In the following I will describe the test performed at the LNGS (Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso) of a single module of the future CUPID detector. In this contribution we present the performance obtained with a novel assembly concept, proving that it matches the requirements for CUPID.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Journal of Physics: Conference Series|
|State||Published - Feb 21 2022|
|Event||17th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics, TAUP 2021 - Virtual, Online|
Duration: Aug 26 2021 → Sep 3 2021
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)