First limit on WIMP cross section with low background CsI(Tℓ) crystal detector

Department of Science Education, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 120-750, South Korea
Physics Letters B (Impact Factor: 6.13). 10/2005; 633(2-3):201-208. DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2005.12.035
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The Korea Invisible Mass Search (KIMS) Collaboration has been carrying out WIMP search experiment with CsI(Tℓ) crystal detectors at the YangYang Underground Laboratory. A successful reduction of the internal background of the crystal was done and a good pulse shape discrimination was achieved. We report the first result on WIMP search obtained with 237 kg days data using one full-size CsI(Tℓ) crystal of 6.6 kg mass.

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