Production Yield of Muon-Induced Neutrons in Lead Measured at the Modane Underground Laboratory /

The work presented in this book is a major step towards understanding and eventually suppressing background in the direct search for dark matter particles scattering off germanium detectors. Although the flux of cosmic muons is reduced by many orders of magnitude in underground laboratories, the rem...

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Main Author: Kluck, Holger. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: SpringerLink eBooks
Language:English
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2015.
Edition:1st ed. 2015.
Series:Springer Theses, Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research,
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Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18527-9
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Edelweiss: Direct Dark Matter Search at LSM
  • Review of Muon-Induced Neutron Production at Underground Sites
  • Long Term Measurement of Muon-induced Neutrons at LSM
  • Assessment of Geant4 to Simulate the Neutron Yield in Lead at LSM
  • Conclusion and Outlook
  • Appendix.