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Search for dark matter with EDELWEISS-III using a multidimensional maximum likelihood method

Hehn, Lukas

Abstract (englisch):
The EDELWEISS experiment is designed to detect the elastic scattering of a WIMP from the galactic dark matter halo in an array of detectors. This thesis addresses the search for low mass WIMPs by analysing EDELWEISS-III data with a multidimensional maximum likelihood method. For individual detectors as well as their combination, an upper limit on the WIMP-nucleon scattering cross section was derived, ruling out the existing claims of potential low mass WIMP signals by various other experiments.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000059021
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator urn:nbn:de:swb:90-590215
KITopen-ID: 1000059021
HGF-Programm 51.03.05 (POF III, LK 01)
Verlag KIT, Karlsruhe
Umfang X, 155 S.
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Prüfungsdaten 24.06.2016
Referent/Betreuer Prof. J. Blümer
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