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Publications Authored By A. Rizzo

2017May
Authors: E. Aprile, J. Aalbers, F. Agostini, M. Alfonsi, F. D. Amaro, M. Anthony, F. Arneodo, P. Barrow, L. Baudis, B. Bauermeister, M. L. Benabderrahmane, T. Berger, P. A. Breur, A. Brown, A. Brown, E. Brown, S. Bruenner, G. Bruno, R. Budnik, L. Bütikofer, J. Calvén, J. M. R. Cardoso, M. Cervantes, D. Cichon, D. Coderre, A. P. Colijn, J. Conrad, J. P. Cussonneau, M. P. Decowski, P. de Perio, P. Di Gangi, A. Di Giovanni, S. Diglio, G. Eurin, J. Fei, A. D. Ferella, A. Fieguth, W. Fulgione, A. Gallo Rosso, M. Galloway, F. Gao, M. Garbini, R. Gardner, C. Geis, L. W. Goetzke, L. Grandi, Z. Greene, C. Grignon, C. Hasterok, E. Hogenbirk, J. Howlett, R. Itay, B. Kaminsky, S. Kazama, G. Kessler, A. Kish, H. Landsman, R. F. Lang, D. Lellouch, L. Levinson, Q. Lin, S. Lindemann, M. Lindner, F. Lombardi, J. A. M. Lopes, A. Manfredini, I. Mariş, T. Marrodán Undagoitia, J. Masbou, F. V. Massoli, D. Masson, D. Mayani, M. Messina, K. Micheneau, A. Molinario, K. Morå, M. Murra, J. Naganoma, K. Ni, U. Oberlack, P. Pakarha, B. Pelssers, R. Persiani, F. Piastra, J. Pienaar, V. Pizzella, M. -C. Piro, G. Plante, N. Priel, L. Rauch, S. Reichard, C. Reuter, B. Riedel, A. Rizzo, S. Rosendahl, N. Rupp, R. Saldanha, J. M. F. dos Santos, G. Sartorelli, M. Scheibelhut, S. Schindler, J. Schreiner, M. Schumann, L. Scotto Lavina, M. Selvi, P. Shagin, E. Shockley, M. Silva, H. Simgen, M. v. Sivers, A. Stein, S. Thapa, D. Thers, A. Tiseni, G. Trinchero, C. Tunnell, M. Vargas, N. Upole, H. Wang, Z. Wang, Y. Wei, C. Weinheimer, J. Wulf, J. Ye, Y. Zhang, T. Zhu

We report the first dark matter search results from XENON1T, a $\sim$2000-kg-target-mass dual-phase (liquid-gas) xenon time projection chamber in operation at the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso in Italy and the first ton-scale detector of this kind. The blinded search used 34.2 live days of data acquired between November 2016 and January 2017. Read More

2017May
Authors: D. Ho, P. Peng, C. Bass, P. Collins, A. D'Angelo, A. Deur, J. Fleming, C. Hanretty, T. Kageya, M. Khandaker, F. J. Klein, E. Klempt, V. Laine, M. M. Lowry, H. Lu, C. Nepali, V. A. Nikonov, T. O'Connell, A. M. Sandorfi, A. V. Sarantsev, R. A. Schumacher, I. I. Strakovsky, A. Švarc, N. K. Walford, X. Wei, C. S. Whisnant, R. L. Workman, I. Zonta, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, Z. Akbar, M. J. Amaryan, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakian, J. Ball, M. Bashkanov, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, W. J. Briscoe, V. D. Burkert, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, G. Charles, T. Chetry, G. Ciullo, L. Clark, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, V. Crede, N. Dashyan, E. De Sanctis, R. De Vita, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, A. Fradi, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, F. X. Girod, D. I. Glazier, C. Gleason, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, H. Hakobyan, N. Harrison, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, S. V. Kuleshov, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, B. McKinnon, T. Mineeva, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, G. Murdoch, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, M. Paolone, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, D. Protopopescu, M. Ripani, D. Riser, B. G. Ritchie, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. I. Sober, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Strauch, Ye Tian, B. Torayev, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, D. P. Watts, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao

We report the first beam-target double-polarization asymmetries in the $\gamma + n(p) \rightarrow \pi^- + p(p)$ reaction spanning the nucleon resonance region from invariant mass $W$= $1500$ to $2300$ MeV. Circularly polarized photons and longitudinally polarized deuterons in $H\!D$ have been used with the CLAS detector at Jefferson Lab. The exclusive final state has been extracted using three very different analyses that show excellent agreement, and these have been used to deduce the {\it{E}} polarization observable for an effective neutron target. Read More

2017May

We report on WIMP search results in the XENON100 detector using a non-relativistic effective field theory approach. The data from science run II (34 kg $\times$ 224.6 live days) was re-analyzed, with an increased recoil energy interval compared to previous analyses, ranging from $(6. Read More

2017May
Authors: XENON Collaboration, E. Aprile, J. Aalbers, F. Agostini, M. Alfonsi, F. D. Amaro, M. Anthony, F. Arneodo, P. Barrow, L. Baudis, B. Bauermeister, M. L. Benabderrahmane, T. Berger, P. A. Breur, A. Brown, E. Brown, S. Bruenner, G. Bruno, R. Budnik, L. Bütikofer, J. Calven, J. M. R. Cardoso, M. Cervantes, D. Cichon, D. Coderre, A. P. Colijn, J. Conrad, J. P. Cussonneau, M. P. Decowski, P. de Perio, P. Di Gangi, A. Di Giovanni, S. Diglio, G. Eurin, J. Fei, A. D. Ferella, A. Fieguth, D. Franco, W. Fulgione, A. Gallo Rosso, M. Galloway, F. Gao, M. Garbini, C. Geis, L. W. Goetzke, L. Grandi, Z. Greene, C. Grignon, C. Hasterok, E. Hogenbirk, R. Itay, B. Kaminsky, G. Kessler, A. Kish, H. Landsman, R. F. Lang, D. Lellouch, L. Levinson, M. Le Calloch, Q. Lin, S. Lindemann, M. Lindner, J. A. M. Lopes, A. Manfredini, I. Maris, T. Marrodán Undagoitia, J. Masbou, F. V. Massoli, D. Masson, D. Mayani, M. Messina, K. Micheneau, B. Miguez, A. Molinario, M. Murra, J. Naganoma, K. Ni, U. Oberlack, P. Pakarha, B. Pelssers, R. Persiani, F. Piastra, J. Pienaar, M. -C. Piro, V. Pizzella, G. Plante, N. Priel, L. Rauch, S. Reichard, C. Reuter, A. Rizzo, S. Rosendahl, N. Rupp, R. Saldanha, J. M. F. dos Santos, G. Sartorelli, M. Scheibelhut, S. Schindler, J. Schreiner, M. Schumann, L. Scotto Lavina, M. Selvi, P. Shagin, E. Shockley, M. Silva, H. Simgen, M. v. Sivers, A. Stein, D. Thers, A. Tiseni, G. Trinchero, C. D. Tunnell, N. Upole, H. Wang, Y. Wei, C. Weinheimer, J. Wulf, J. Ye, Y. Zhang, M. Laubenstein, S. Nisi

The XENON1T dark matter experiment aims to detect Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs) through low-energy interactions with xenon atoms. To detect such a rare event necessitates the use of radiopure materials to minimize the number of background events within the expected WIMP signal region. In this paper we report the results of an extensive material radioassay campaign for the XENON1T experiment. Read More

2017May

We present the first constraints on the spin-dependent, inelastic scattering cross section of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs) on nucleons from XENON100 data with an exposure of 7.64$\times$10$^3$\,kg\,day. XENON100 is a dual-phase xenon time projection chamber with 62\,kg of active mass, operated at the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (LNGS) in Italy and designed to search for nuclear recoils from WIMP-nucleus interactions. Read More

2017Apr

We present the first search for dark matter-induced delayed coincidence signals in a dual-phase xenon time projection chamber, using the 224.6\,live days of the XENON100 science run~II. This very distinct signature is predicted in the framework of magnetic inelastic dark matter which has been proposed to reconcile the modulation signal reported by the DAMA/LIBRA collaboration with the null results from other direct detection experiments. Read More

Silicon ring resonators are used as photon pair sources by taking advantage of silicon's large third order nonlinearity with a process known as spontaneous four wave mixing. These sources are capable of producing pairs of indistinguishable photons but typically suffer from an effective $50\%$ loss. By slightly decoupling the input waveguide from the ring, the drop port coincidence ratio can be significantly increased with the trade-off being that the pump is less efficiently coupled into the ring. Read More

2017Mar
Authors: CLAS Collaboration, I. Bedlinskiy, V. Kubarovsky, P. Stoler, K. P. Adhikari, Z. Akbar, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakian, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, V. D. Burkert, T. Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, G. Ciullo, L. Clark, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, E. Fanchini, G. Fedotov, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, M. Garçon, N. Gevorgyan, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, C. Gleason, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, C. Hanretty, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, S. M. Hughes, C. E. Hyde, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, F. J. Klein, S. E. Kuhn, S. V. Kuleshov, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, I. J. D. MacGregor, N. Markov, B. McKinnon, Z. E. Meziani, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A. Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, A. Ni, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, M. Paolone, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, P. Peng, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, B. A. Raue, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, M. S. Saini, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, M. Taiuti, Ye Tian, B. Torayev, M. Turisini, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, L. B. Weinstein, M. H. Wood, M. Yurov, N. Zachariou, J. Zhang, I. Zonta

The cross section of the exclusive $\eta$ electroproduction reaction $ep\to e^\prime p^\prime \eta$ was measured at Jefferson Lab with a 5.75-GeV electron beam and the CLAS detector. Differential cross sections $d^4\sigma/dtdQ^2dx_Bd\phi_\eta$ and structure functions $\sigma_U = \sigma_T+\epsilon\sigma_L, \sigma_{TT}$ and $\sigma_{LT}$, as functions of $t$ were obtained over a wide range of $Q^2$ and $x_B$. Read More

2017Mar
Authors: P. Collins, B. G. Ritchie, M. Dugger, A. V. Anisovich, M. Döring, E. Klempt, V. A. Nikonov, D. Rönchen, D. Sadasivan, A. Sarantsev, K. P. Adhikaria, Z. Akbar, M. J. Amaryana, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakiana, J. Ball, I. Balossino, M. Bashkanova, M. Battaglieri, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Bisellik, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, V. D. Burkert, Frank Thanh Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, T. Chetry, G. Ciullo, L. Clark, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, N. Compton, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, E. Fanchini, G. Fedotov, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, D. I. Glazier, C. Gleason, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, C. Hanretty, N. Harrison, D. Heddle, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. S. Jo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, I. J. D. MacGregor, N. Markov, B. McKinnon, C. A. Meyer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, G. Murdoch, P. Nadel-Turonski, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, M. Paolone, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, B. A. Raue, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, M. Taiuti, Ye Tian, B. Torayev, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, X. Wei, N. Zachariou, J. Zhang

Measurements of the linearly-polarized photon beam asymmetry $\Sigma$ for photoproduction from the proton of $\eta$ and $\eta^\prime$ mesons are reported. A linearly-polarized tagged photon beam produced by coherent bremsstrahlung was incident on a cryogenic hydrogen target within the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer. Results are presented for the $\gamma p \to \eta p$ reaction for incident photon energies from 1. Read More

2017Feb
Authors: XENON Collaboration, E. Aprile, J. Aalbers, F. Agostini, M. Alfonsi, F. D. Amaro, M. Anthony, F. Arneodo, P. Barrow, L. Baudis, B. Bauermeister, M. L. Benabderrahmane, T. Berger, P. A. Breur, A. Brown, E. Brown, S. Bruenner, G. Bruno, R. Budnik, L. Bütikofer, J. Calvén, J. M. R. Cardoso, M. Cervantes, D. Cichon, D. Coderre, A. P. Colijn, J. Conrad, J. P. Cussonneau, M. P. Decowski, P. de Perio, P. Di Gangi, A. Di Giovanni, S. Diglio, E. Duchovni, G. Eurin, J. Fei, A. D. Ferella, A. Fieguth, D. Franco, W. Fulgione, A. Gallo Rosso, M. Galloway, F. Gao, M. Garbini, C. Geis, L. W. Goetzke, L. Grandi, Z. Greene, C. Grignon, C. Hasterok, E. Hogenbirk, R. Itay, B. Kaminsky, G. Kessler, A. Kish, H. Landsman, R. F. Lang, D. Lellouch, L. Levinson, M. Le Calloch, Q. Lin, S. Lindemann, M. Lindner, J. A. M. Lopes A. Manfredini, I. Maris, T. Marrodán Undagoitia, J. Masbou, F. V. Massoli, D. Masson, D. Mayani, Y. Meng, M. Messina, K. Micheneau, B. Miguez, A. Molinario, M. Murra, J. Naganoma, K. Ni, U. Oberlack, S. E. A. Orrigo, P. Pakarha, B. Pelssers, R. Persiani, F. Piastra, J. Pienaar, M. -C. Piro, V. Pizzella, G. Plante, N. Priel, L. Rauch, S. Reichard, C. Reuter, A. Rizzo, S. Rosendahl, N. Rupp, R. Saldanha, J. M. F. dos Santos, G. Sartorelli, M. Scheibelhut, S. Schindler, J. Schreiner, M. Schumann, L. Scotto Lavina, M. Selvi, P. Shagin, E. Shockley, M. Silva, H. Simgen, M. v. Sivers, A. Stein, D. Thers, A. Tiseni, G. Trinchero, C. Tunnell, N. Upole, H. Wang, Y. Wei, C. Weinheimer, J. Wulf, J. Ye, Y. Zhang, I. Cristescu

We describe the purification of xenon from traces of the radioactive noble gas radon using a cryogenic distillation column. The distillation column is integrated into the gas purification loop of the XENON100 detector for online radon removal. This enabled us to significantly reduce the constant $^{222}$Rn background originating from radon emanation. Read More

2017Jan

We report on a search for electronic recoil event rate modulation signatures in the XENON100 data accumulated over a period of 4 years, from January 2010 to January 2014. A profile likelihood method, which incorporates the stability of the XENON100 detector and the known electronic recoil background model, is used to quantify the significance of periodicity in the time distribution of events. There is a weak modulation signature at a period of $431^{+16}_{-14}$ days in the low energy region of $(2. Read More

2016Dec
Authors: XENON Collaboration, E. Aprile, J. Aalbers, F. Agostini, M. Alfonsi, F. D. Amaro, M. Anthony, F. Arneodo, P. Barrow, L. Baudis, B. Bauermeister, M. L. Benabderrahmane, T. Berger, P. A. Breur, A. Brown, E. Brown, S. Bruenner, G. Bruno, R. Budnik, L. Bütikofer, J. Calvén, J. M. R. Cardoso, M. Cervantes, D. Cichon, D. Coderre, A. P. Colijn, J. Conrad, J. P. Cussonneau, M. P. Decowski, P. de Perio, P. Di Gangi, A. Di Giovanni, S. Diglio, E. Duchovni, G. Eurin, J. Fei, A. D. Ferella, A. Fieguth, D. Franco, W. Fulgione, A. Gallo Rosso, M. Galloway, F. Gao, M. Garbini, C. Geis, L. W. Goetzke, L. Grandi, Z. Greene, C. Grignon, C. Hasterok, E. Hogenbirk, R. Itay, B. Kaminsky, G. Kessler, A. Kish, H. Landsman, R. F. Lang, D. Lellouch, L. Levinson, M. Le Calloch, Q. Lin, S. Lindemann, M. Lindner, J. A. M. Lopes A. Manfredini, I. Maris, T. Marrodán Undagoitia, J. Masbou, F. V. Massoli, D. Masson, D. Mayani, Y. Meng, M. Messina, K. Micheneau, B. Miguez, A. Molinario, M. Murra, J. Naganoma, K. Ni, U. Oberlack, S. E. A. Orrigo, P. Pakarha, B. Pelssers, R. Persiani, F. Piastra, J. Pienaar, M. -C. Piro, V. Pizzella, G. Plante, N. Priel, L. Rauch, S. Reichard, C. Reuter, A. Rizzo, S. Rosendahl, N. Rupp, R. Saldanha, J. M. F. dos Santos, G. Sartorelli, M. Scheibelhut, S. Schindler, J. Schreiner, M. Schumann, L. Scotto Lavina, M. Selvi, P. Shagin, E. Shockley, M. Silva, H. Simgen, M. v. Sivers, A. Stein, D. Thers, A. Tiseni, G. Trinchero, C. Tunnell, N. Upole, H. Wang, Y. Wei, C. Weinheimer, J. Wulf, J. Ye, Y. Zhang, I. Cristescu

The XENON1T experiment aims for the direct detection of dark matter in a cryostat filled with 3.3 tons of liquid xenon. In order to achieve the desired sensitivity, the background induced by radioactive decays inside the detector has to be sufficiently low. Read More

2016Nov
Authors: P. E. Bosted1, A. Kim2, K. P. Adhikari3, D. Adikaram4, Z. Akbar5, M. J. Amaryan6, S. Anefalos Pereira7, H. Avakian8, R. A. Badui9, J. Ball10, I. Balossino11, M. Battaglieri12, I. Bedlinskiy13, A. S. Biselli14, S. Boiarinov15, W. J. Briscoe16, W. K. Brooks17, S. Bültmann18, V. D. Burkert19, T. Cao20, D. S. Carman21, A. Celentano22, S. Chandavar23, G. Charles24, T. Chetry25, G. Ciullo26, L. Clark27, L. Colaneri28, P. L. Cole29, M. Contalbrigo30, O. Cortes31, V. Crede32, A. D'Angelo33, N. Dashyan34, R. De Vita35, E. De Sanctis36, A. Deur37, C. Djalali38, R. Dupre39, H. Egiyan40, A. El Alaoui41, L. El Fassi42, L. Elouadrhiri43, P. Eugenio44, E. Fanchini45, G. Fedotov46, S. Fegan47, R. Fersch48, A. Filippi49, J. A. Fleming50, T. A. Forest51, A. Fradi52, Y. Ghandilyan53, G. P. Gilfoyle54, F. X. Girod55, D. I. Glazier56, W. Gohn57, E. Golovatch58, R. W. Gothe59, K. A. Griffioen60, M. Guidal61, N. Guler62, H. Hakobyan63, L. Guo64, K. Hafidi65, H. Hakobyan66, C. Hanretty67, N. Harrison68, M. Hattawy69, D. Heddle70, K. Hicks71, G. Hollis72, M. Holtrop73, S. M. Hughes74, D. G. Ireland75, E. L. Isupov76, D. Jenkins77, H. Jiang78, H. S. Jo79, K. Joo80, D. Keller81, G. Khachatryan82, M. Khandaker83, W. Kim84, A. Klei85, F. J. Klein86, S. Koirala87, V. Kubarovsky88, S. E. Kuhn89, L. Lanza90, P. Lenisa91, K. Livingston92, H. Y. Lu93, I. J. D. MacGregor94, N. Markov95, M. Mayer96, M. E. McCracken97, B. McKinnon98, T. Mineeva99, M. Mirazita100, V. I. Mokeev101, R. A. Montgomery102, A Movsisyan103, C. Munoz Camacho104, G. Murdoch105, P. Nadel-Turonski106, A. Ni107, S. Niccolai108, G. Niculescu109, M. Osipenko110, A. I. Ostrovidov111, M. Paolone112, R. Paremuzyan113, K. Park114, E. Pasyuk115, W. Phelps116, S. Pisano117, O. Pogorelko118, J. W. Price119, Y. Prok120, D. Protopopescu121, A. J. R. Puckett122, B. A. Raue123, M. Ripani124, A. Rizzo125, G. Rosner126, P. Rossi127, P. Roy128, F. Sabatié129, M. S. Saini130, R. A. Schumacher131, E. Seder132, Y. G. Sharabian133, Iu. Skorodumina134, G. D. Smith135, D. Sokhan136, N. Sparveris137, I. Stankovic138, S. Stepanyan139, P. Stoler140, I. I. Strakovsky141, S. Strauch142, M. Taiuti143, Ye Tian144, B. Torayev145, M. Ungaro146, H. Voskanyan147, E. Voutier148, N. K. Walford149, D. P. Watts150, X. Wei151, L. B. Weinstein152, N. Zachariou153, J. Zhang154, Z. W. Zhao155, I. Zonta156
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Beam-target double-spin asymmetries and target single-spin asymmetries were measured for the exclusive $\pi^0$ electroproduction reaction $\gamma^* p \to p \pi^0$, expanding an analysis of the $\gamma^* p \to n \pi^+$ reaction from the same experiment. The results were obtained from scattering of 6 GeV longitudinally polarized electrons off longitudinally polarized protons using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer at Jefferson Lab. The kinematic range covered is $1. Read More

2016Nov
Authors: The XENON Collaboration, E. Aprile, J. Aalbers, F. Agostini, M. Alfonsi, F. D. Amaro, M. Anthony, F. Arneodo, P. Barrow, L. Baudis, B. Bauermeister, M. L. Benabderrahmane, T. Berger, P. A. Breur, A. Brown, E. Brown, S. Bruenner, G. Bruno, R. Budnik, L. Butikofer, J. Calven, J. M. R. Cardoso, M. Cervantes, D. Cichon, D. Coderre, A. P. Colijn, J. Conrad, J. P. Cussonneau, M. P. Decowski, P. dePerio, P. DiGangi, A. DiGiovanni, S. Diglio, E. Duchovni, G. Eurin, J. Fei, A. D. Ferella, A. Fieguth, D. Franco, W. Fulgione, A. Gallo Rosso, M. Galloway, F. Gao, M. Garbini, C. Geis, L. W. Goetzke, L. Grandi, Z. Greene, C. Grignon, C. Hasterok, E. Hogenbirk, R. Itay, B. Kaminsky, G. Kessler, A. Kish, H. Landsman, R. F. Lang, D. Lellouch, L. Levinson, M. LeCalloch, Q. Lin, S. Lindemann, M. Lindner, J. A. M. Lopes, A. Manfredini, I. Maris, T. Marrodan Undagoitia, J. Masbou, F. V. Massoli, D. Masson, D. Mayani, Y. Meng, M. Messina, K. Micheneau, B. Miguez, A. Molinario, M. Murra, J. Naganoma, K. Ni, U. Oberlack, S. E. A. Orrigo, P. Pakarha, B. Pelssers, R. Persiani, F. Piastra, J. Pienaar, M. -C. Piro, G. P lante, N. Priel, L. Rauch, S. Reichard, C. Reuter, A. Rizzo, S. Rosendahl, N. Rupp, R. Saldanha, J. M. F. dosSantos, G. Sartorelli, M. Scheibelhut, S. Schindler, J. Schreiner, M. Schumann, L. Scotto Lavina, M. Selvi, P. Shagin, E. Shockley, M. Silva, H. Simgen, M. v. Sivers, A. Stein, D. Thers, A. Tiseni, G. Trinchero, C. Tunnell, N. Upole, H. Wang, Y. Wei, C. Weinheimer, J. Wulf, J. Ye, Y. Zhang

A Rn-220 source is deployed on the XENON100 dark matter detector in order to address the challenges in calibration of tonne-scale liquid noble element detectors. We show that the Pb-212 beta emission can be used for low-energy electronic recoil calibration in searches for dark matter. The isotope spreads throughout the entire active region of the detector, and its activity naturally decays below background level within a week after the source is closed. Read More

2016Sep

We report on WIMP search results of the XENON100 experiment, combining three runs summing up to 477 live days from January 2010 to January 2014. Data from the first two runs were already published. A blind analysis was applied to the last run recorded between April 2013 and January 2014 prior to combining the results. Read More

2016Sep

Two-neutrino double electron capture is a rare nuclear decay where two electrons are simultaneously captured from the atomic shell. For $^{124}$Xe this process has not yet been observed and its detection would provide a new reference for nuclear matrix element calculations. We have conducted a search for two-neutrino double electron capture from the K-shell of $^{124}$Xe using 7636 kg$\cdot$d of data from the XENON100 dark matter detector. Read More

2016Aug
Authors: Jim Alexander, Marco Battaglieri, Bertrand Echenard, Rouven Essig, Matthew Graham, Eder Izaguirre, John Jaros, Gordan Krnjaic, Jeremy Mardon, David Morrissey, Tim Nelson, Maxim Perelstein, Matt Pyle, Adam Ritz, Philip Schuster, Brian Shuve, Natalia Toro, Richard G Van De Water, Daniel Akerib, Haipeng An, Konrad Aniol, Isaac J. Arnquist, David M. Asner, Henning O. Back, Keith Baker, Nathan Baltzell, Dipanwita Banerjee, Brian Batell, Daniel Bauer, James Beacham, Jay Benesch, James Bjorken, Nikita Blinov, Celine Boehm, Mariangela Bondí, Walter Bonivento, Fabio Bossi, Stanley J. Brodsky, Ran Budnik, Stephen Bueltmann, Masroor H. Bukhari, Raymond Bunker, Massimo Carpinelli, Concetta Cartaro, David Cassel, Gianluca Cavoto, Andrea Celentano, Animesh Chaterjee, Saptarshi Chaudhuri, Gabriele Chiodini, Hsiao-Mei Sherry Cho, Eric D. Church, D. A. Cooke, Jodi Cooley, Robert Cooper, Ross Corliss, Paolo Crivelli, Francesca Curciarello, Annalisa D'Angelo, Hooman Davoudiasl, Marzio De Napoli, Raffaella De Vita, Achim Denig, Patrick deNiverville, Abhay Deshpande, Ranjan Dharmapalan, Bogdan Dobrescu, Sergey Donskov, Raphael Dupre, Juan Estrada, Stuart Fegan, Torben Ferber, Clive Field, Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano, Alessandra Filippi, Bartosz Fornal, Arne Freyberger, Alexander Friedland, Iftach Galon, Susan Gardner, Francois-Xavier Girod, Sergei Gninenko, Andrey Golutvin, Stefania Gori, Christoph Grab, Enrico Graziani, Keith Griffioen, Andrew Haas, Keisuke Harigaya, Christopher Hearty, Scott Hertel, JoAnne Hewett, Andrew Hime, David Hitlin, Yonit Hochberg, Roy J. Holt, Maurik Holtrop, Eric W. Hoppe, Todd W. Hossbach, Lauren Hsu, Phil Ilten, Joe Incandela, Gianluca Inguglia, Kent Irwin, Igal Jaegle, Robert P. Johnson, Yonatan Kahn, Grzegorz Kalicy, Zhong-Bo Kang, Vardan Khachatryan, Venelin Kozhuharov, N. V. Krasnikov, Valery Kubarovsky, Eric Kuflik, Noah Kurinsky, Ranjan Laha, Gaia Lanfranchi, Dale Li, Tongyan Lin, Mariangela Lisanti, Kun Liu, Ming Liu, Ben Loer, Dinesh Loomba, Valery E. Lyubovitskij, Aaron Manalaysay, Giuseppe Mandaglio, Jeremiah Mans, W. J. Marciano, Thomas Markiewicz, Luca Marsicano, Takashi Maruyama, Victor A. Matveev, David McKeen, Bryan McKinnon, Dan McKinsey, Harald Merkel, Jeremy Mock, Maria Elena Monzani, Omar Moreno, Corina Nantais, Sebouh Paul, Michael Peskin, Vladimir Poliakov, Antonio D Polosa, Maxim Pospelov, Igor Rachek, Balint Radics, Mauro Raggi, Nunzio Randazzo, Blair Ratcliff, Alessandro Rizzo, Thomas Rizzo, Alan Robinson, Andre Rubbia, David Rubin, Dylan Rueter, Tarek Saab, Elena Santopinto, Richard Schnee, Jessie Shelton, Gabriele Simi, Ani Simonyan, Valeria Sipala, Oren Slone, Elton Smith, Daniel Snowden-Ifft, Matthew Solt, Peter Sorensen, Yotam Soreq, Stefania Spagnolo, James Spencer, Stepan Stepanyan, Jan Strube, Michael Sullivan, Arun S. Tadepalli, Tim Tait, Mauro Taiuti, Philip Tanedo, Rex Tayloe, Jesse Thaler, Nhan V. Tran, Sean Tulin, Christopher G. Tully, Sho Uemura, Maurizio Ungaro, Paolo Valente, Holly Vance, Jerry Vavra, Tomer Volansky, Belina von Krosigk, Andrew Whitbeck, Mike Williams, Peter Wittich, Bogdan Wojtsekhowski, Wei Xue, Jong Min Yoon, Hai-Bo Yu, Jaehoon Yu, Tien-Tien Yu, Yue Zhang, Yue Zhao, Yiming Zhong, Kathryn Zurek

This report, based on the Dark Sectors workshop at SLAC in April 2016, summarizes the scientific importance of searches for dark sector dark matter and forces at masses beneath the weak-scale, the status of this broad international field, the important milestones motivating future exploration, and promising experimental opportunities to reach these milestones over the next 5-10 years. Read More

2016Jul
Authors: X. Zheng1, K. P. Adhikari2, P. Bosted3, A. Deur4, V. Drozdov5, L. El Fassi6, Hyekoo Kang7, K. Kovacs8, S. Kuhn9, E. Long10, S. K. Phillips11, M. Ripani12, K. Slifer13, L. C. Smith14, D. Adikaram15, Z. Akbar16, M. J. Amaryan17, S. Anefalos Pereira18, G. Asryan19, H. Avakian20, R. A. Badui21, J. Ball22, N. A. Baltzell23, M. Battaglieri24, V. Batourine25, I. Bedlinskiy26, A. S. Biselli27, W. J. Briscoe28, S. Bültmann29, V. D. Burkert30, D. S. Carman31, A. Celentano32, S. Chandavar33, G. Charles34, J. -P. Chen35, T. Chetry36, Seonho Choi37, G. Ciullo38, L. Clark39, L. Colaneri40, P. L. Cole41, N. Compton42, M. Contalbrigo43, V. Crede44, A. D'Angelo45, N. Dashyan46, R. De Vita47, E. De Sanctis48, C. Djalali49, G. E. Dodge50, R. Dupre51, H. Egiyan52, A. El Alaoui53, L. Elouadrhiri54, P. Eugenio55, E. Fanchini56, G. Fedotov57, R. Fersch58, A. Filippi59, J. A. Fleming60, N. Gevorgyan61, Y. Ghandilyan62, G. P. Gilfoyle63, K. L. Giovanetti64, F. X. Girod65, C. Gleason66, E. Golovach67, R. W. Gothe68, K. A. Griffioen69, M. Guidal70, N. Guler71, L. Guo72, C. Hanretty73, N. Harrison74, M. Hattawy75, K. Hicks76, M. Holtrop77, S. M. Hughes78, Y. Ilieva79, D. G. Ireland80, B. S. Ishkhanov81, E. L. Isupov82, D. Jenkins83, H. Jiang84, H. S. Jo85, S. Joosten86, D. Keller87, G. Khachatryan88, M. Khandaker89, A. Kim90, W. Kim91, F. J. Klein92, V. Kubarovsky93, L. Lanza94, P. Lenisa95, K. Livingston96, I . J . D. MacGregor97, N. Markov98, B. McKinnon99, M. Mirazita100, V. Mokeev101, A. Movsisyan102, E. Munevar103, C. Munoz Camacho104, G. Murdoch105, P. Nadel-Turonski106, L. A. Net107, A. Ni108, S. Niccolai109, G. Niculescu110, I. Niculescu111, M. Osipenko112, A. I. Ostrovidov113, M. Paolone114, R. Paremuzyan115, K. Park116, E. Pasyuk117, P. Peng118, S. Pisano119, O. Pogorelko120, J. W. Price121, A. J. R. Puckett122, B. A. Raue123, A. Rizzo124, G. Rosner125, P. Rossi126, P. Roy127, F. Sabatié128, C. Salgado129, R. A. Schumacher130, Y. G. Sharabian131, Iu. Skorodumina132, G. D. Smith133, D. Sokhan134, N. Sparveris135, I. Stankovic136, I. I. Strakovsky137, S. Strauch138, M. Taiuti139, Ye Tian140, M. Ungaro141, H. Voskanyan142, E. Voutier143, N. K. Walford144, D. P. Watts145, X. Wei146, L. B. Weinstein147, M. H. Wood148, N. Zachariou149, J. Zhang150
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We report measurements of target- and double-spin asymmetries for the exclusive channel $\vec e\vec p\to e\pi^+ (n)$ in the nucleon resonance region at Jefferson Lab using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS). These asymmetries were extracted from data obtained using a longitudinally polarized NH$_3$ target and a longitudinally polarized electron beam with energies 1.1, 1. Read More

2016Jul

MeV-GeV dark matter (DM) is theoretically well motivated but remarkably unexplored. This proposal presents the MeV-GeV DM discovery potential for a $\sim$1 m$^3$ segmented CsI(Tl) scintillator detector placed downstream of the Hall A beam-dump at Jefferson Lab, receiving up to 10$^{22}$ electrons-on-target (EOT) in 285 days. This experiment (Beam-Dump eXperiment or BDX) would be sensitive to elastic DM-electron and to inelastic DM scattering at the level of 10 counts per year, reaching the limit of the neutrino irreducible background. Read More

2016Jun

DARk matter WImp search with liquid xenoN (DARWIN) will be an experiment for the direct detection of dark matter using a multi-ton liquid xenon time projection chamber at its core. Its primary goal will be to explore the experimentally accessible parameter space for Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs) in a wide mass-range, until neutrino interactions with the target become an irreducible background. The prompt scintillation light and the charge signals induced by particle interactions in the xenon will be observed by VUV sensitive, ultra-low background photosensors. Read More

2016May

We perform a low-mass dark matter search using an exposure of 30\,kg$\times$yr with the XENON100 detector. By dropping the requirement of a scintillation signal and using only the ionization signal to determine the interaction energy, we lowered the energy threshold for detection to 0.7\,keV for nuclear recoils. Read More

2016Apr
Authors: P. E. Bosted1, A. S. Biselli2, S. Careccia3, G. Dodge4, R. Fersch5, S. E. Kuhn6, J. Pierce7, Y. Prok8, X. Zheng9, K. P. Adhikari10, D. Adikaram11, Z. Akbar12, M. J. Amaryan13, S. Anefalos Pereira14, G. Asryan15, H. Avakian16, R. A. Badui17, J. Ball18, N. A. Baltzell19, M. Battaglieri20, V. Batourine21, I. Bedlinskiy22, S. Boiarinov23, W. J. Briscoe24, S. Bültmann25, V. D. Burkert26, T. Cao27, D. S. Carman28, A. Celentano29, S. Chandavar30, G. Charles31, T. Chetry32, G. Ciullo33, L. Clark34, L. Colaneri35, P. L. Cole36, M. Contalbrigo37, O. Cortes38, V. Crede39, A. D'Angelo40, N. Dashyan41, R. De Vita42, A. Deur43, C. Djalali44, R. Dupre45, H. Egiyan46, A. El Alaoui47, L. El Fassi48, P. Eugenio49, E. Fanchini50, G. Fedotov51, A. Filippi52, J. A. Fleming53, T. A. Forest54, A. Fradi55, M. Garçon56, N. Gevorgyan57, Y. Ghandilyan58, G. P. Gilfoyle59, K. L. Giovanetti60, F. X. Girod61, C. Gleason62, W. Gohn63, E. Golovatch64, R. W. Gothe65, K. A. Griffioen66, N. Guler67, L. Guo68, K. Hafidi69, C. Hanretty70, N. Harrison71, M. Hattawy72, D. Heddle73, K. Hicks74, M. Holtrop75, S. M. Hughes76, Y. Ilieva77, D. G. Ireland78, B. S. Ishkhanov79, E. L. Isupov80, D. Jenkins81, H. Jiang82, H. S. Jo83, K. Joo84, S. Joosten85, D. Keller86, M. Khandaker87, W. Kim88, A. Klein89, F. J. Klein90, V. Kubarovsky91, S. V. Kuleshov92, L. Lanza93, P. Lenisa94, K. Livingston95, H. Y. Lu96, I . J . D. MacGregor97, N. Markov98, M. E. McCracken99, B. McKinnon100, C. A. Meyer101, R. Minehart102, M. Mirazita103, V. Mokeev104, A Movsisyan105, E. Munevar106, C. Munoz Camacho107, P. Nadel-Turonski108, L. A. Net109, A. Ni110, S. Niccolai111, G. Niculescu112, I. Niculescu113, M. Osipenko114, A. I. Ostrovidov115, R. Paremuzyan116, K. Park117, E. Pasyuk118, P. Peng119, W. Phelps120, S. Pisano121, O. Pogorelko122, J. W. Price123, S. Procureur124, D. Protopopescu125, A. J. R. Puckett126, B. A. Raue127, M. Ripani128, A. Rizzo129, G. Rosner130, P. Rossi131, P. Roy132, F. Sabatié133, C. Salgado134, R. A. Schumacher135, E. Seder136, Y. G. Sharabian137, A. Simonyan138, Iu. Skorodumina139, G. D. Smith140, N. Sparveris141, Ivana Stankovic142, S. Stepanyan143, I. I. Strakovsky144, S. Strauch145, V. Sytnik146, M. Taiuti147, Ye Tian148, B. Torayev149, M. Ungaro150, H. Voskanyan151, E. Voutier152, N. K. Walford153, D. P. Watts154, X. Wei155, L. B. Weinstein156, M. H. Wood157, N. Zachariou158, L. Zana159, J. Zhang160, Z. W. Zhao161, I. Zonta162
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Beam-target double spin asymmetries and target single-spin asymmetries in exclusive $\pi^+$ and $\pi^-$ electroproduction were obtained from scattering of 1.6 to 5.7 GeV longitudinally polarized electrons from longitudinally polarized protons (for $\pi^+$) and deuterons (for $\pi^-$) using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS) at Jefferson Lab. Read More

2016Mar
Authors: D. Rimal, D. Adikaram, B. A. Raue, L. B. Weinstein, J. Arrington, W. K. Brooks, M. Ungaro, K. P. Adhikari, Z. Akbar, S. Anefalos Pereira, R. A. Badui, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, R. P. Bennett, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, S. Bültmann, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, T. Chetry, G. Ciullo, L. Clark, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, N. Compton, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, A. Deur, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, A. Fradi, N. Gevorgyan, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, C. Gleason, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, C. Hanretty, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, D. Heddle, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, S. Joosten, D. Keller, P. Khetarpal, G. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, S. E. Kuhn, S. V. Kuleshov, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, B. McKinnon, M. D. Mestayer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, A Movsisyan, E. Munevar, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, A. Ni, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, M. Paolone, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, Ivana Stankovic, S. Stepanyan, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, M. Taiuti, B. Torayev, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta

[Background] The electromagnetic form factors of the proton measured by unpolarized and polarized electron scattering experiments show a significant disagreement that grows with the squared four momentum transfer ($Q^{2}$). Calculations have shown that the two measurements can be largely reconciled by accounting for the contributions of two-photon exchange (TPE). TPE effects are not typically included in the standard set of radiative corrections since theoretical calculations of the TPE effects are highly model dependent, and, until recently, no direct evidence of significant TPE effects has been observed. Read More

We present a distributed method for the estimation of the kinematic parameters, the dynamic parameters, and the kinematic state of an unknown body manipulated by a decentralized team of mobile ground (planar) robots. The proposed approach relies on the geometry of the rigid body kinematics, the rigid body dynamics, on nonlinear observation, and on consensus algorithms. The only three requirements are that each robot is able to control the 2D wrench exerted locally on the load, it can measure the velocity of its contact point, and the communication graph is connected. Read More

2015Dec

The XENON1T experiment is currently in the commissioning phase at the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Italy. In this article we study the experiment's expected sensitivity to the spin-independent WIMP-nucleon interaction cross section, based on Monte Carlo predictions of the electronic and nuclear recoil backgrounds. The total electronic recoil background in $1$ tonne fiducial volume and ($1$, $12$) keV electronic recoil equivalent energy region, before applying any selection to discriminate between electronic and nuclear recoils, is $(1. Read More

2015Nov
Authors: A. Kim, H. Avakian, V. Burkert, K. Joo, W. Kim, K. P. Adhikari, Z. Akbar, S. Anefalos Pereira, R. A. Badui, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, P. Bosted, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, S. Bültmann, T. Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, T. Chetry, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, N. Compton, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, C. Djalali, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, A. Fradi, M. Garçon, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, C. Hanretty, M. Hattawy, D. Heddle, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, S. E. Kuhn, S. V. Kuleshov, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, H. Y. Lu, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, P. Mattione, M. E. McCracken, B. McKinnon, V. Mokeev, A Movsisyan, E. Munevar, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, S. Niccolai, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, M. Paolone, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, P. Stoler, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, M. Taiuti, B. Torayev, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, L. B. Weinstein, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, I. Zonta

The target and double spin asymmetries of the exclusive pseudoscalar channel $\vec e\vec p\to ep\pi^0$ were measured for the first time in the deep-inelastic regime using a longitudinally polarized 5.9 GeV electron beam and a longitudinally polarized proton target at Jefferson Lab with the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS). The data were collected over a large kinematic phase space and divided into 110 four-dimensional bins of $Q^2$, $x_B$, $-t$ and $\phi$. Read More

Laboratory experiments searching for galactic dark matter particles scattering off nuclei have so far not been able to establish a discovery. We use data from the XENON100 experiment to search for dark matter interacting with electrons. With no evidence for a signal above the low background of our experiment, we exclude a variety of representative dark matter models that would induce electronic recoils. Read More

2015Jul

We have searched for periodic variations of the electronic recoil event rate in the (2-6) keV energy range recorded between February 2011 and March 2012 with the XENON100 detector, adding up to 224.6 live days in total. Following a detailed study to establish the stability of the detector and its background contributions during this run, we performed an un-binned profile likelihood analysis to identify any periodicity up to 500 days. Read More

2015Jul
Authors: M. E. McCracken, M. Bellis, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, Z. Akbar, S. Anefalos Pereira, R. A. Badui, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, V. D. Burkert, T. Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, G. E. Dodge, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, E. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, B. Garillon, N. Gevorgyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, C. Hanretty, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I. J. D. MacGregor, M. Mayer, B. McKinnon, M. D. Mestayer, C. A. Meyer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, C. I. Moody, K. Moriya, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, S. Niccolai, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, Y. Prok, B. A. Raue, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, P. Stoler, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, Ye Tian, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta

We present a search for ten baryon-number violating decay modes of $\Lambda$ hyperons using the CLAS detector at Jefferson Laboratory. Nine of these decay modes result in a single meson and single lepton in the final state ($\Lambda \rightarrow m \ell$) and conserve either the sum or the difference of baryon and lepton number ($B \pm L$). The tenth decay mode ($\Lambda \rightarrow \bar{p}\pi^+$) represents a difference in baryon number of two units and no difference in lepton number. Read More

2015Jul
Authors: I. Senderovich, B. T. Morrison, M. Dugger, B. G. Ritchie, E. Pasyuk, R. Tucker, J. Brock, C. Carlin, C. D. Keith, D. G. Meekins, M. L. Seely, D. R, M. D, P. Collins, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, Z. Akbar, M. D. Anderson, S. Anefalos Pereira, R. A. Badui, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, V. D. Burkert, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, A. Fradi, L. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, B. Garillon, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. -X. Girod, D. I. Glazier, J. T. Goetz, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, C. Hanretty, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, D. Ho, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, M. C. Kunkel, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I. J. D. MacGregor, P. Mattione, B. McKinnon, C. A. Meyer, T. Mineeva, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A. Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, K. Park, S. Park, P. Peng, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, A. J. R. Puckett, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Roy, F. Sabatie, C. Salgado, D. Schott, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, A. Simonyan, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. I. Sober, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, P. Stoler, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, Ye Tian, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta

Results are presented for the first measurement of the double-polarization helicity asymmetry E for the $\eta$ photoproduction reaction $\gamma p \rightarrow \eta p$. Data were obtained using the FROzen Spin Target (FROST) with the CLAS spectrometer in Hall B at Jefferson Lab, covering a range of center-of-mass energy W from threshold to 2.15 GeV and a large range in center-of-mass polar angle. Read More

2015May
Authors: N. Guler, R. G. Fersch, S. E. Kuhn, P. Bosted, K. A. Griffioen, C. Keith, R. Minehart, Y. Prok, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, M. J. Amaryan, M. D. Anderson, S. Anefalos Pereira, J. Ball, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, S. Bultmann, V. D. Burkert, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, D. Crabb, V. Crede, A. D Angelo, N. Dashyan, A. Deur, C. Djalali, G. E. Dodge, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, B. Garillon, M. Garcon, N. Gevorgyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, J. T. Goetz, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, D. Ho, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, C. E. Hyde, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, S. V. Kuleshov, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I. J. D. MacGregor, B. McKinnon, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, F. Sabatie, C. Salgado, D. Schott, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, A. Simonyan, Iu. Skorodumina, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, Ye Tian, S. Tkachenko, M. Ungaro, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, X. Wei, L. B. Weinstein, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta

We present the final results for the deuteron spin structure functions obtained from the full data set collected with Jefferson Lab's CLAS in 2000-2001. Polarized electrons with energies of 1.6, 2. Read More

We present the design, construction, and performance of a facility for the characterization of Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes in the operating temperature range between -2 $^\circ$C and 25 $^\circ$C. The system can simultaneously measure up to 24 photo-detectors, in a completely automatic way, within one day of operations. The measured data for each sensor are: the internal gain as a function of the bias voltage and temperature, the gain variation with respect to the bias voltage, and the dark current as a function of the gain. Read More

2015Mar
Affiliations: 1The XENON Collaboration, 2The XENON Collaboration, 3The XENON Collaboration, 4The XENON Collaboration, 5The XENON Collaboration, 6The XENON Collaboration, 7The XENON Collaboration, 8The XENON Collaboration, 9The XENON Collaboration, 10The XENON Collaboration, 11The XENON Collaboration, 12The XENON Collaboration, 13The XENON Collaboration, 14The XENON Collaboration, 15The XENON Collaboration, 16The XENON Collaboration, 17The XENON Collaboration, 18The XENON Collaboration, 19The XENON Collaboration, 20The XENON Collaboration, 21The XENON Collaboration, 22The XENON Collaboration, 23The XENON Collaboration, 24The XENON Collaboration, 25The XENON Collaboration, 26The XENON Collaboration, 27The XENON Collaboration, 28The XENON Collaboration, 29The XENON Collaboration, 30The XENON Collaboration, 31The XENON Collaboration, 32The XENON Collaboration, 33The XENON Collaboration, 34The XENON Collaboration, 35The XENON Collaboration, 36The XENON Collaboration, 37The XENON Collaboration, 38The XENON Collaboration, 39The XENON Collaboration, 40The XENON Collaboration, 41The XENON Collaboration, 42The XENON Collaboration, 43The XENON Collaboration, 44The XENON Collaboration, 45The XENON Collaboration, 46The XENON Collaboration, 47The XENON Collaboration, 48The XENON Collaboration, 49The XENON Collaboration, 50The XENON Collaboration, 51The XENON Collaboration, 52The XENON Collaboration, 53The XENON Collaboration, 54The XENON Collaboration, 55The XENON Collaboration, 56The XENON Collaboration, 57The XENON Collaboration, 58The XENON Collaboration, 59The XENON Collaboration, 60The XENON Collaboration, 61The XENON Collaboration, 62The XENON Collaboration, 63The XENON Collaboration, 64The XENON Collaboration, 65The XENON Collaboration, 66The XENON Collaboration, 67The XENON Collaboration, 68The XENON Collaboration, 69The XENON Collaboration, 70The XENON Collaboration, 71The XENON Collaboration, 72The XENON Collaboration, 73The XENON Collaboration, 74The XENON Collaboration, 75The XENON Collaboration, 76The XENON Collaboration, 77The XENON Collaboration, 78The XENON Collaboration, 79The XENON Collaboration, 80The XENON Collaboration, 81The XENON Collaboration, 82The XENON Collaboration, 83The XENON Collaboration, 84The XENON Collaboration, 85The XENON Collaboration, 86The XENON Collaboration, 87The XENON Collaboration, 88The XENON Collaboration, 89The XENON Collaboration, 90The XENON Collaboration, 91The XENON Collaboration, 92The XENON Collaboration, 93The XENON Collaboration, 94The XENON Collaboration, 95The XENON Collaboration, 96The XENON Collaboration, 97The XENON Collaboration

The low-background, VUV-sensitive 3-inch diameter photomultiplier tube R11410 has been developed by Hamamatsu for dark matter direct detection experiments using liquid xenon as the target material. We present the results from the joint effort between the XENON collaboration and the Hamamatsu company to produce a highly radio-pure photosensor (version R11410-21) for the XENON1T dark matter experiment. After introducing the photosensor and its components, we show the methods and results of the radioactive contamination measurements of the individual materials employed in the photomultiplier production. Read More

2015Mar
Authors: Nicholas Zachariou, Yordanka Ilieva, Nikolay Ya. Ivanov, Misak M Sargsian, Robert Avakian, Gerald Feldman, Pawel Nadel-Turonski, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, M. D. Anderson, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakian, R. A. Badui, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Baturin, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, V. D. Burkert, T. Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, N. Compton, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, A. Fradi, N. Gevorgyan, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, D. I. Glazier, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, K. Hafidi, C. Hanretty, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, D. Ho, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, P. T. Mattione, B. McKinnon, T. Mineeva, M. Mirazita, V. I. Mokeeev, R. A. Montgomery, H. Moutarde, C. Munoz Camacho, L. A. Net, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, J. J. Phillips, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, S. Pozdniakov, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, D. Schott, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, I. Senderovich, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. I. Sober, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, M. Taiuti, Ye Tian, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. Watts, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta, for the CLAS collaboration

The beam-spin asymmetry, $\Sigma$, for the reaction $\gamma d\rightarrow pn$ has been measured using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS) at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) for six photon-energy bins between 1.1 and 2.3 GeV, and proton angles in the center-of-mass frame, $\theta_{c. Read More

2015Mar
Authors: S. Strauch1, W. J. Briscoe2, M. Döring3, E. Klempt4, V. A. Nikonov5, E. Pasyuk6, D. Rönchen7, A. V. Sarantsev8, I. Strakovsky9, R. Workman10, K. P. Adhikari11, D. Adikaram12, M. D. Anderson13, S. Anefalos Pereira14, A. V. Anisovich15, R. A. Badui16, J. Ball17, V. Batourine18, M. Battaglieri19, I. Bedlinskiy20, N. Benmouna21, A. S. Biselli22, J. Brock23, W. K. Brooks24, V. D. Burkert25, T. Cao26, C. Carlin27, D. S. Carman28, A. Celentano29, S. Chandavar30, G. Charles31, L. Colaneri32, P. L. Cole33, N. Compton34, M. Contalbrigo35, O. Cortes36, V. Crede37, N. Dashyan38, A. D'Angelo39, R. De Vita40, E. De Sanctis41, A. Deur42, C. Djalali43, M. Dugger44, R. Dupre45, H. Egiyan46, A. El Alaoui47, L. El Fassi48, L. Elouadrhiri49, P. Eugenio50, G. Fedotov51, S. Fegan52, A. Filippi53, J. A. Fleming54, T. A. Forest55, A. Fradi56, N. Gevorgyan57, Y. Ghandilyan58, K. L. Giovanetti59, F. X. Girod60, D. I. Glazier61, W. Gohn62, E. Golovatch63, R. W. Gothe64, K. A. Griffioen65, M. Guidal66, L. Guo67, K. Hafidi68, H. Hakobyan69, C. Hanretty70, N. Harrison71, M. Hattawy72, K. Hicks73, D. Ho74, M. Holtrop75, S. M. Hughes76, Y. Ilieva77, D. G. Ireland78, B. S. Ishkhanov79, E. L. Isupov80, D. Jenkins81, H. Jiang82, H. S. Jo83, K. Joo84, S. Joosten85, C. D. Keith86, D. Keller87, G. Khachatryan88, M. Khandaker89, A. Kim90, W. Kim91, A. Klein92, F. J. Klein93, V. Kubarovsky94, S. E. Kuhn95, P. Lenisa96, K. Livingston97, H. Y. Lu98, I . J . D. MacGregor99, N. Markov100, B. McKinnon101, D. G. Meekins102, C. A. Meyer103, V. Mokeev104, R. A. Montgomery105, C. I. Moody106, H. Moutarde107, A Movsisyan108, E. Munevar109, C. Munoz Camacho110, P. Nadel-Turonski111, L. A. Net112, S. Niccolai113, G. Niculescu114, I. Niculescu115, M. Osipenko116, A. I. Ostrovidov117, K. Park118, P. Peng119, W. Phelps120, J. J. Phillips121, S. Pisano122, O. Pogorelko123, S. Pozdniakov124, J. W. Price125, S. Procureur126, Y. Prok127, D. Protopopescu128, A. J. R. Puckett129, B. A. Raue130, M. Ripani131, B. G. Ritchie132, A. Rizzo133, G. Rosner134, P. Roy135, F. Sabatié136, C. Salgado137, D. Schott138, R. A. Schumacher139, E. Seder140, M. L. Seely141, I Senderovich142, Y. G. Sharabian143, A. Simonyan144, Iu. Skorodumina145, G. D. Smith146, D. I. Sober147, D. Sokhan148, N. Sparveris149, P. Stoler150, S. Stepanyan151, V. Sytnik152, M. Taiuti153, Ye Tian154, A. Trivedi155, R. Tucker156, M. Ungaro157, H. Voskanyan158, E. Voutier159, N. K. Walford160, D. P. Watts161, X. Wei162, M. H. Wood163, N. Zachariou164, L. Zana165, J. Zhang166, Z. W. Zhao167, I. Zonta168
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First results from the longitudinally polarized frozen-spin target (FROST) program are reported. The double-polarization observable E, for the reaction $\vec \gamma \vec p \to \pi^+n$, has been measured using a circularly polarized tagged-photon beam, with energies from 0.35 to 2. Read More

The circular and linear magnetic birefringences corresponding to the Faraday and the Cotton-Mouton effects, respectively, have been measured in xenon at $\lambda = 1064$ nm. The experimental setup is based on time dependent magnetic fields and a high finesse Fabry-Perot cavity. Our value of the Faraday effect is the first measurement at this wavelength. Read More

The series of workshops on New Partial-Wave Analysis Tools for Next-Generation Hadron Spectroscopy Experiments was initiated with the ATHOS 2012 meeting, which took place in Camogli, Italy, June 20-22, 2012. It was followed by ATHOS 2013 in Kloster Seeon near Munich, Germany, May 21-24, 2013. The third, ATHOS3, meeting is planned for April 13-17, 2015 at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus, USA. Read More

2014Nov
Authors: O. Hen, M. Sargsian, L. B. Weinstein, E. Piasetzky, H. Hakobyan, D. W. Higinbotham, M. Braverman, W. K. Brooks, S. Gilad, K. P. Adhikari, J. Arrington, G. Asryan, H. Avakian, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, A. Beck, S. May-Tal Beck, I. Bedlinskiy, W. Bertozzi, A. Biselli, V. D. Burkert, T. Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, V. Crede, A. DAngelo, R. De Vita, A. Deur, C. Djalali, D. Doughty, M. Dugger, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, T. Forest, B. Garillon, M. Garcon, N. Gevorgyan, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, F. X. Girod, J. T. Goetz, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, C. Hanretty, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, C. E. Hyde, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. I. Ishkanov, E. L. Isupov, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, D. Keller, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, F. J. Klein, S. Koirala, I. Korover, S. E. Kuhn, V. Kubarovsky, P. Lenisa, W. I. Levine, K. Livingston, M. Lowry, H. Y. Lu, I. J. D. MacGregor, N. Markov, M. Mayer, B. McKinnon, T. Mineeva, V. Mokeev, A. Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, B. Mustapha, P. Nadel-Turonski, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, L. L. Pappalardo, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, D. Rimal, M. Ripani, B. G. Ritchie, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, F. Sabatie, D. Schott, R. A. Schumacher, Y. G. Sharabian, G. D. Smith, R. Shneor, D. Sokhan, S. S. Stepanyan, S. Stepanyan, P. Stoler, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, M. Taiuti, S. Tkachenko, M. Ungaro, A. V. Vlassov, E. Voutier, D. Watts, N. K. Walford, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, S. A. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, Z. W. Zhao, X. Zheng, I. Zonta

The atomic nucleus is composed of two different kinds of fermions, protons and neutrons. If the protons and neutrons did not interact, the Pauli exclusion principle would force the majority fermions (usually neutrons) to have a higher average momentum. Our high-energy electron scattering measurements using 12C, 27Al, 56Fe and 208Pb targets show that, even in heavy neutron-rich nuclei, short-range interactions between the fermions form correlated high-momentum neutron-proton pairs. Read More

2014Nov
Authors: D. Adikaram, D. Rimal, L. B. Weinstein, B. Raue, P. Khetarpal, R. P. Bennett, J. Arrington, W. K. Brooks, K. P. Adhikari, A. V. Afanasev, M. J. Amaryan, M. D. Anderson, J. Ball, M. Battaglieri, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, J. Bono, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, V. D. Burkert, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, G. E. Dodge, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, A. Fradi, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, J. T. Goetz, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, C. E. Hyde, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, K. Joo, S. Joosten, M. Khandaker, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, S. Koirala, V. Kubarovsky, S. E. Kuhn, H. Y. Lu, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, M. Mayer, B. McKinnon, M. D. Mestayer, C. A. Meyer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, C. I. Moody, H. Moutarde, A Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, S. Procureur, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, F. Sabatié, D. Schott, R. A. Schumacher, Y. G. Sharabian, A. Simonyan, I. Skorodumina, E. S. Smith, G. D. Smith, D. I. Sober, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, M. Taiuti, Ye Tian, A. Trivedi, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta, The CLAS Collaboration

There is a significant discrepancy between the values of the proton electric form factor, $G_E^p$, extracted using unpolarized and polarized electron scattering. Calculations predict that small two-photon exchange (TPE) contributions can significantly affect the extraction of $G_E^p$ from the unpolarized electron-proton cross sections. We determined the TPE contribution by measuring the ratio of positron-proton to electron-proton elastic scattering cross sections using a simultaneous, tertiary electron-positron beam incident on a liquid hydrogen target and detecting the scattered particles in the Jefferson Lab CLAS detector. Read More

Proportional scintillation in liquid xenon has a promising application in the field of direct dark matter detection, potentially allowing for simpler, more sensitive detectors. However, knowledge of the basic properties of the phenomenon as well as guidelines for its practical use are currently limited. We report here on measurements of proportional scintillation light emitted in liquid xenon around thin wires. Read More

2014Jun
Authors: M. Gabrielyan, B. A. Raue, D. S. Carman, K. Park, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, M. J. Amaryan, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakian, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Baturin, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, J. Bono, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, V. D. Burkert, T. Cao, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. DAngelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, D. Doughty, R. Dupre, L. El Fassi, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, B. Garillon, N. Gevorgyan, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, J. T. Goetz, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, D. Ho, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, D. Keller, M. Khandaker, W. Kim, F. J. Klein, S. Koirala, V. Kubarovsky, S. E. Kuhn, S. V. Kuleshov, P. Lenisa, W. I. Levine, K. Livingston, I. J. D. MacGregor, M. Mayer, B. McKinnon, C. A. Meyer, M. D. Mestayer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, C. I. Moody, H. Moutarde, A Movsisyan, E. Munevar, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, L. L. Pappalardo, R. Paremuzyan, E. Pasyuk, P. Peng, W. Phelps, J. J. Phillips, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, S. Pozdniakov, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, D. Protopopescu, D. Rimal, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, F. Sabatie, C. Salgado, D. Schott, R. A. Schumacher, A. Simonyan, G. D. Smith, D. I. Sober, D. Sokhan, S. S. Stepanyan, S. Stepanyan, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, W. Tang, M. Ungaro, A. V. Vlassov, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, L. B. Weinstein, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang

We have measured the induced polarization of the ${\Lambda}(1116)$ in the reaction $ep\rightarrow e'K^+{\Lambda}$, detecting the scattered $e'$ and $K^+$ in the final state along with the proton from the decay $\Lambda\rightarrow p\pi^-$.The present study used the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS), which allowed for a large kinematic acceptance in invariant energy $W$ ($1.6\leq W \leq 2. Read More

MeV-GeV dark matter (DM) is theoretically well motivated but remarkably unexplored. This Letter of Intent presents the MeV-GeV DM discovery potential for a 1 m$^3$ segmented plastic scintillator detector placed downstream of the beam-dump at one of the high intensity JLab experimental Halls, receiving up to 10$^{22}$ electrons-on-target (EOT) in a one-year period. This experiment (Beam-Dump eXperiment or BDX) is sensitive to DM-nucleon elastic scattering at the level of a thousand counts per year, with very low threshold recoil energies ($\sim$1 MeV), and limited only by reducible cosmogenic backgrounds. Read More

2014Jun
Affiliations: 1The XENON Collaboration, 2The XENON Collaboration, 3The XENON Collaboration, 4The XENON Collaboration, 5The XENON Collaboration, 6The XENON Collaboration, 7The XENON Collaboration, 8The XENON Collaboration, 9The XENON Collaboration, 10The XENON Collaboration, 11The XENON Collaboration, 12The XENON Collaboration, 13The XENON Collaboration, 14The XENON Collaboration, 15The XENON Collaboration, 16The XENON Collaboration, 17The XENON Collaboration, 18The XENON Collaboration, 19The XENON Collaboration, 20The XENON Collaboration, 21The XENON Collaboration, 22The XENON Collaboration, 23The XENON Collaboration, 24The XENON Collaboration, 25The XENON Collaboration, 26The XENON Collaboration, 27The XENON Collaboration, 28The XENON Collaboration, 29The XENON Collaboration, 30The XENON Collaboration, 31The XENON Collaboration, 32The XENON Collaboration, 33The XENON Collaboration, 34The XENON Collaboration, 35The XENON Collaboration, 36The XENON Collaboration, 37The XENON Collaboration, 38The XENON Collaboration, 39The XENON Collaboration, 40The XENON Collaboration, 41The XENON Collaboration, 42The XENON Collaboration, 43The XENON Collaboration, 44The XENON Collaboration, 45The XENON Collaboration, 46The XENON Collaboration, 47The XENON Collaboration, 48The XENON Collaboration, 49The XENON Collaboration, 50The XENON Collaboration, 51The XENON Collaboration, 52The XENON Collaboration, 53The XENON Collaboration, 54The XENON Collaboration, 55The XENON Collaboration, 56The XENON Collaboration, 57The XENON Collaboration, 58The XENON Collaboration, 59The XENON Collaboration, 60The XENON Collaboration, 61The XENON Collaboration, 62The XENON Collaboration, 63The XENON Collaboration, 64The XENON Collaboration, 65The XENON Collaboration, 66The XENON Collaboration, 67The XENON Collaboration, 68The XENON Collaboration, 69The XENON Collaboration, 70The XENON Collaboration, 71The XENON Collaboration, 72The XENON Collaboration, 73The XENON Collaboration, 74The XENON Collaboration, 75The XENON Collaboration, 76The XENON Collaboration, 77The XENON Collaboration, 78The XENON Collaboration, 79The XENON Collaboration, 80The XENON Collaboration, 81The XENON Collaboration, 82The XENON Collaboration, 83The XENON Collaboration, 84The XENON Collaboration, 85The XENON Collaboration, 86The XENON Collaboration, 87The XENON Collaboration, 88The XENON Collaboration, 89The XENON Collaboration, 90The XENON Collaboration, 91The XENON Collaboration

XENON is a dark matter direct detection project, consisting of a time projection chamber (TPC) filled with liquid xenon as detection medium. The construction of the next generation detector, XENON1T, is presently taking place at the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (LNGS) in Italy. It aims at a sensitivity to spin-independent cross sections of $2 \cdot 10^{-47} ~ \mathrm{cm}^{\mathrm{2}}$ for WIMP masses around 50 GeV/c$^{2}$, which requires a background reduction by two orders of magnitude compared to XENON100, the current generation detector. Read More

2014May
Authors: I. Bedlinskiy1, V. Kubarovsky2, S. Niccolai3, P. Stoler4, K. P. Adhikari5, M. D. Anderson6, S. Anefalos Pereira7, H. Avakian8, J. Ball9, N. A. Baltzell10, M. Battaglieri11, V. Batourine12, A. S. Biselli13, S. Boiarinov14, J. Bono15, W. J. Briscoe16, W. K. Brooks17, V. D. Burkert18, D. S. Carman19, A. Celentano20, S. Chandavar21, L. Colaneri22, P. L. Cole23, M. Contalbrigo24, O. Cortes25, V. Crede26, A. D'Angelo27, N. Dashyan28, R. De Vita29, E. De Sanctis30, A. Deur31, C. Djalali32, D. Doughty33, R. Dupre34, H. Egiyan35, A. El Alaoui36, L. El Fassi37, L. Elouadrhiri38, P. Eugenio39, G. Fedotov40, S. Fegan41, J. A. Fleming42, T. A. Forest43, B. Garillon44, M. Garçon45, G. Gavalian46, N. Gevorgyan47, Y. Ghandilyan48, G. P. Gilfoyle49, K. L. Giovanetti50, F. X. Girod51, E. Golovatch52, R. W. Gothe53, K. A. Griffioen54, B. Guegan55, L. Guo56, K. Hafidi57, H. Hakobyan58, N. Harrison59, M. Hattawy60, K. Hicks61, M. Holtrop62, D. G. Ireland63, B. S. Ishkhanov64, E. L. Isupov65, D. Jenkins66, H. S. Jo67, K. Joo68, D. Keller69, M. Khandaker70, A. Kim71, W. Kim72, A. Klein73, F. J. Klein74, S. Koirala75, S. E. Kuhn76, S. V. Kuleshov77, P. Lenisa78, W. I. Levine79, K. Livingston80, H. Y. Lu81, I . J . D. MacGregor82, N. Markov83, M. Mayer84, B. McKinnon85, M. Mirazita86, V. Mokeev87, R. A. Montgomery88, C. I. Moody89, H. Moutarde90, A Movsisyan91, C. Munoz Camacho92, P. Nadel-Turonski93, I. Niculescu94, M. Osipenko95, A. I. Ostrovidov96, L. L. Pappalardo97, K. Park98, S. Park99, E. Pasyuk100, E. Phelps101, W. Phelps102, J. J. Phillips103, S. Pisano104, O. Pogorelko105, J. W. Price106, Y. Prok107, D. Protopopescu108, S. Procureur109, A. J. R. Puckett110, B. A. Raue111, M. Ripani112, B. G. Ritchie113, A. Rizzo114, P. Rossi115, P. Roy116, F. Sabatié117, C. Salgado118, D. Schott119, R. A. Schumacher120, E. Seder121, I. Senderovich122, Y. G. Sharabian123, A. Simonyan124, G. D. Smith125, D. I. Sober126, D. Sokhan127, S. S. Stepanyan128, S. Strauch129, V. Sytnik130, W. Tang131, Ye Tian132, M. Ungaro133, A. V. Vlassov134, H. Voskanyan135, E. Voutier136, N. K. Walford137, D. Watts138, X. Wei139, L. B. Weinstein140, M. Yurov141, N. Zachariou142, L. Zana143, J. Zhang144, Z. W. Zhao145, I. Zonta146, for the CLAS Collaboration
Affiliations: 1Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, 2Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 3Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 4Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 5Old Dominion University, 6University of Glasgow, 7INFN, 8Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 9CEA, 10Argonne National Laboratory, 11INFN, 12Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 13Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 14Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 15Florida International University, 16The George Washington University, 17Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, 18Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 19Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 20INFN, 21Ohio University, 22INFN, 23Idaho State University, 24INFN, 25Idaho State University, 26Florida State University, 27INFN, 28Yerevan Physics Institute, 29INFN, 30INFN, 31Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 32University of South Carolina, 33Christopher Newport University, 34Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 35Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 36Argonne National Laboratory, 37Old Dominion University, 38Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 39Florida State University, 40University of South Carolina, 41INFN, 42Edinburgh University, 43Idaho State University, 44Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 45CEA, 46Old Dominion University, 47Yerevan Physics Institute, 48Yerevan Physics Institute, 49University of Richmond, 50James Madison University, 51Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 52Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, 53University of South Carolina, 54Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 55Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 56Florida International University, 57Argonne National Laboratory, 58Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, 59University of Connecticut, 60Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 61Ohio University, 62University of New Hampshire, 63University of Glasgow, 64Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, 65Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, 66Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 67Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 68University of Connecticut, 69University of Virginia, 70Idaho State University, 71University of Connecticut, 72Kyungpook National University, 73Old Dominion University, 74Catholic University of America, 75Old Dominion University, 76Old Dominion University, 77Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, 78INFN, 79Carnegie Mellon University, 80University of Glasgow, 81University of South Carolina, 82University of Glasgow, 83University of Connecticut, 84Old Dominion University, 85University of Glasgow, 86INFN, 87Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 88INFN, 89Argonne National Laboratory, 90CEA, 91INFN, 92Institut de Physique Nucléaire ORSAY, 93Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 94James Madison University, 95INFN, 96Florida State University, 97INFN, 98Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 99Florida State University, 100Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 101University of South Carolina, 102Florida International University, 103University of Glasgow, 104INFN, 105Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, 106California State University, 107Old Dominion University, 108University of Glasgow, 109CEA, 110University of Connecticut, 111Florida International University, 112INFN, 113Arizona State University, 114INFN, 115INFN, 116Florida State University, 117CEA, 118Norfolk State University, 119The George Washington University, 120Carnegie Mellon University, 121University of Connecticut, 122Arizona State University, 123Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 124Yerevan Physics Institute, 125Edinburgh University, 126Catholic University of America, 127University of Glasgow, 128Kyungpook National University, 129University of South Carolina, 130Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, 131Ohio University, 132University of South Carolina, 133Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 134Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, 135Yerevan Physics Institute, 136LPSC, 137Catholic University of America, 138University of Glasgow, 139Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 140Old Dominion University, 141University of Virginia, 142University of South Carolina, 143Edinburgh University, 144Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 145University of Virginia, 146INFN

Exclusive neutral-pion electroproduction ($ep\to e^\prime p^\prime \pi^0$) was measured at Jefferson Lab with a 5.75-GeV electron beam and the CLAS detector. Differential cross sections $d^4\sigma/dtdQ^2dx_Bd\phi_\pi$ and structure functions $\sigma_T+\epsilon\sigma_L, \sigma_{TT}$ and $\sigma_{LT}$ as functions of $t$ were obtained over a wide range of $Q^2$ and $x_B$. Read More

2014Apr
Authors: Y. Prok, P. Bosted, N. Kvaltine, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, M. Aghasyan, M. J. Amaryan, M. D. Anderson, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakian, H. Baghdasaryan, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, A. S. Biselli, J. Bono, W. J. Briscoe, J. Brock, W. K. Brooks, S. Bültmann, V. D. Burkert, C. Carlin, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, D. Crabb, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, G. E. Dodge, D. Doughty, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, R. Fersch, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, M. Garcon, N. Gevorgyan, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, F. X. Girod, K. L. Giovanetti, J. T. Goetz, W. Gohn, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, B. Guegan, N. Guler, K. Haffidi, C. Hanretty, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, D. Ho, M. Holtrop, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, S. Jawalkar, X. Jiang, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, N. Kalantarians, C. Keith, D. Keller, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, S. Koirala, V. Kubarovsky, S. E. Kuhn, S. V. Kuleshov, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I . J. D. MacGregor, N. Markov, M. Mayee, B. McKinnon, D. Meekins, T. Mineeva, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, H. Moutarde, A Movsisyan, E. Munevar, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, L. L. Pappalardo, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, P. Peng, J. J. Phillips, J. Pierce, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, S. Pozdniakov,