Characterization, performance, and future advanced analysis of detectors in the cryogenic dark matter search (CDMS-II)

D. S. Akerib, M. J. Attisha, C. N. Bailey, L. Baudis, D. A. Bauer, P. L. Brink, P. P. Brusov, R. Bunker, B. Cabrera, D. O. Caldwell, C. L. Chang, J. Cooley, M. B. Crisler, P. Cushman, M. Daal, R. Dixon, M. R. Dragowsky, D. D. Driscoll, L. Duong, R. FerrilJ. Filippini, R. J. Gaitskell, S. R. Golwala, D. R. Grant, R. Hennings-Yeomans, D. Holmgren, M. E. Huber, S. Kamat, S. Leclercq, A. Lu, R. Mahapatra, V. Mandic, P. Meunier, N. Mirabolfathi, H. Nelson, R. Nelson, R. W. Ogburn, T. A. Perera, M. Pyle, E. Ramberg, A. Reisetter, R. R. Ross, T. Saab, B. Sadoulet, J. Sander, C. Savage, R. W. Schnee, D. N. Seitz, B. Serfass, K. M. Sundqvist

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We present the techniques and results of the calibrations and surface-event rejection cut for the current CDMS-II data set, along with proposals for future analysis of CDMS-II data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)387-389
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 14 2006

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Funding Information:
This work is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. PHY-9722414, by the Department of Energy under contracts DE-AC03-76SF00098, DE-FG03-90ER40569, DE-FG03-91ER40618, and by Fermilab, operated by the Universities Research Association, Inc., under Contract No. DE-AC02-76CH03000 with DOE. The ZIP detectors were fabricated in the Stanford Nanofabrication Facility operated under NSF.


  • Cold dark matter
  • Underground astrophysics


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