Limits on WIMP dark matter using sapphire cryogenic detectors

J. Jochum, G. Angloher, C. Bucci, S. Cooper, C. Cozzini, P. DiStefano, F. von Feilitzsch, T. Frank, D. Hauff, Th Jagemann, R. Keeling, H. Kraus, M. Loidl, O. Meier, U. Nagel, F. Pröbst, Y. Ramachers, A. Rulofs, J. Schnagl, W. SeidelI. Sergeyev, M. Sisti, M. Stark, S. Uchaikin, L. Stodolsky, H. Wulandari

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Data taken by CRESST with a cryogenic detector system based on 262 g sapphire crystals has been used to place limits on WIMP dark matter. The experiment was especially sensitive for low-mass WIMPs with spin-dependent cross sections and improves on existing limits in this region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-192
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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