The majority of matter in the Universe is dark. World wide efforts to
understand this dark component of the Universe are underway and the current
evidence suggests the existence of a non-relativistic, non-baryonic and weakly
interacting massive particle (WIMP). This weakly interacting dark matter should
occasionally couple to baryonic matter, primarily through nuclear interactions.
The predicted ... [Show full abstract] event rates are low (< O(1) events/kg/day). The energy deposited
is also expected to be low (