Status of R&D on double phase Argon detector: The ANKOK project

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Abstract

Liquid argon is known to be an excellent target material for WIMP dark matter direct search experiment. Since PY2012, we are working on a new dark matter search project (ANKOK) at Waseda university using the double phase argon detector technique. As a first stage of the project, we are currently concentrating our effort on improvement of the scintillation light detection efficiency so that the experiment has better sensitivity for low mass down to 10 GeV/c2 WIMP. In this report, we describe R&D status of the ANKOK experiment.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012012
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume469
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 1
Event4th Workshop on Directional Detection of Dark Matter, CYGNUS 2013 - Toyama, Japan
Duration: 2013 Jun 102013 Jun 12

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