SuperCDMS detector fabrication advances

P. L. Brink, Z. Alimed, D. S. Akerib, C. N. Bailey, D. Balakishiyeva, D. A. Bauer, J. Beaty, R. Bunker, B. Cabrera, D. O. Caldweir, J. Cooley, E. Do Couto E Silva, P. Cushman, M. Daal, F. DeJongh, M. R. Dragowsky, L. Duong, E. Figueroa-Feliciano, J. Filippini, M. FrittsS. R. Golwala, D. R. Grant, J. Half, R. Hennings-Yeomans, S. Herte, A. Hojem, D. Holmgren, L. Hsu, M. E. Huber, K. D. Irwin, O. Kamaey, M. Kos, M. Kiveni, S. W. Leman, R. Mahapatra, V. Mandic, K. A. McCarthy, D. Moore, N. Mirabolfathi, H. Nelson, L. Novak, R. W. Ogburn, M. Pyle, X. Qiu, E. Ramberg, W. Rau, A. Reisetter, T. Saab, B. Sadoulet, J. Sander, R. Schmitt, R. W. Schnee, D. N. Seitz, B. Serfass, K. M. Sundqvist, A. Tomada, G. Wang, P. Wikus, S. Yellin, J. Yoo, B. A. Young

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Abstract

For its dark matter search the SuperCDMS collaboration has developed new Ge detectors using the same athermal phonon sensors and ionization measurement technology of CDMS II but with larger mass, superior sensor performance and increased fabrication efficiency. The improvements in fabrication are described, a comparison of CDMS II and SuperCDMS detector production yield is reported, and future scalability addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLow Temperature Detectors LTD-13 - Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop
Pages655-658
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
Event13th International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors, LTD-13 - Stanford, CA, United States
Duration: Jul 20 2009Jul 24 2009

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1185
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

Other13th International Workshop on Low Temperature Detectors, LTD-13
CountryUnited States
CityStanford, CA
Period7/20/097/24/09

Keywords

  • Cryogenic detectors
  • Dark matter
  • Semiconductor fabrication
  • Transition edge sensors

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