Direction-sensitive dark matter search -newage-

K. Miuchi, H. Nishimura, K. Hattori, C. Ida, S. Iwaki, S. Kabuki, H. Kubo, S. Kurosawa, A. Takada, T. Tanimori, K. Ueno

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Abstract

Directional information should play a significant role for a firm detection of the galactic dark matter. We developed a prototype three-dimensional gaseous tracking device for a direction-sensitive dark matter direct detection. We investigated the performance of the prototype detector and demonstrated a direction-sensitive dark matter search experiment in a surface laboratory. We set the first limit on the spin-dependent WIMP (Weakly Interacting Massive Particles)-proton cross s ection by a direction-sensitive method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDark Energy and Dark Matter - Observations, Experiments and Theories
EditorsE. Pecontal, T. Buchert, Di Stefano, Y. Copin
Pages243-248
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameEAS Publications Series
Volume36
ISSN (Print)1633-4760
ISSN (Electronic)1638-1963

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Engineering(all)
  • Space and Planetary Science

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