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May 21 – 26, 2017
Beijing International Convention Center
Asia/Shanghai timezone

XENON1T: Searching for WIMPs at the Ton Scale

May 22, 2017, 4:18 PM
18m
Room 305A (Beijing International Convention Center)

Room 305A

Beijing International Convention Center

No.8 Beichen Dong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing P. R. China 100101
oral Dark Matter Detectors R1-Dark Matter Detectors

Speaker

Daniel Coderre (University of Bern)

Description

The XENON collaboration seeks to measure WIMP-nucleon interactions using liquid xenon time projection chambers (TPCs). The experiment is a staged process, with the most recent iteration, XENON1T, currently in operation at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy. This TPC uses 3.5 tons of liquid xenon total and will achieve an unprecedented sensitivity to the WIMP-nucleon cross section with 2.0 tons of liquid xenon in the target. XENON1T has been in operation collecting science data since Fall 2016. This talk will present the latest updates from the first dark matter exposure.

Primary author

Daniel Coderre (University of Bern)

Presentation materials