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Title: Low Background Signal Readout Electronics for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR

Abstract

The MAJORANA Collaboration will seek neutrinoless double beta decay (0 nu beta beta) in Ge-76 using isotopically enriched p-type point contact (PPC) high purity Germanium (HPGe) detectors. A tonne-scale array of HPGe detectors would require background levels below 1 count/ROI-tonne-year in the 4 keV region of interest (ROI) around the 2039 keV Q-value of the decay. In order to demonstrate the feasibility of such an experiment, the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR, a 40 kg HPGe detector array, is being constructed with a background goal of <3 counts/ROI-tonne-year, which is expected to scale down to <1 count/ROI-tonne-year for a tonne-scale experiment. The signal readout electronics, which must be placed in close proximity to the detectors, present a challenge toward reaching this background goal. This talk will discuss the materials and design used to construct signal readout electronics with low enough backgrounds for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR.

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  1. University of Washington, Seattle
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
  3. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
  4. University of South Carolina/Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  5. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  6. Institute of Theoretical & Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow, Russia
  7. Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia
  8. Duke University/TUNL
  9. University of South Dakota
  10. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  11. University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
  12. Osaka University, Japan
  13. Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
  14. Univ. North Carolina-Chapel Hill/Triangle Univ. Nucl. Lab., Durham, NC
  15. University of North Carolina / Triangle Universities Nuclear Lababoratory, Durham
  16. University of South Carolina, Columbia
  17. Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota
  18. Tennessee Technological University (TTU)
  19. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK)/Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL)
  20. University of California/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1343520
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 5th International Workshop in Low Radioactivity Techniques, Seattle, WA, USA, 20150318, 20150320
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Guinn, I., Abgrall, N., Arnquist, I. J., Avignone, III, F. T., Baldenegro-Barrera, C. X., Barabash, A.S., Bertrand, F. E., Bradley, A. W., Brudanin, V., Busch, M., Buuck, M., Byram, D., Caldwell, A. S., Chan, Y-D, Christofferson, C. D., Cuesta, C, Detwiler, J. A., Efremenko, M., Ejiri, H., Elliott, S. R., Galindo-Uribarri, A., Gilliss, T., Giovanetti, G. K., Goett, J, Green, M. P., Gruszko, J, Guiseppe, V E, Henning, R., Hoppe, E.W., Howard, S., Howe, M. A., Jasinski, B R, Keeter, K.J., Kidd, M. F., Konovalov, S.I., Kouzes, R. T., LaFerriere, B. D., Leon, J., MacMullin, J., Martin, R. D., Meijer, S. J., Mertens, S., Orrell, J. L., O'Shaughnessy, C., Poon, A.W.P., Radford, D. C., Rager, J., Rielage, K., Robertson, R.G.H., Romero-Romero, E., Shanks, B., Shirchenko, M., Snyder, N, Suriano, A. M., Tedeschi, D, Trimble, J., Varner, R. L., Vasilyev, S., Vetter, K., Vorren, K., and et al.. Low Background Signal Readout Electronics for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Guinn, I., Abgrall, N., Arnquist, I. J., Avignone, III, F. T., Baldenegro-Barrera, C. X., Barabash, A.S., Bertrand, F. E., Bradley, A. W., Brudanin, V., Busch, M., Buuck, M., Byram, D., Caldwell, A. S., Chan, Y-D, Christofferson, C. D., Cuesta, C, Detwiler, J. A., Efremenko, M., Ejiri, H., Elliott, S. R., Galindo-Uribarri, A., Gilliss, T., Giovanetti, G. K., Goett, J, Green, M. P., Gruszko, J, Guiseppe, V E, Henning, R., Hoppe, E.W., Howard, S., Howe, M. A., Jasinski, B R, Keeter, K.J., Kidd, M. F., Konovalov, S.I., Kouzes, R. T., LaFerriere, B. D., Leon, J., MacMullin, J., Martin, R. D., Meijer, S. J., Mertens, S., Orrell, J. L., O'Shaughnessy, C., Poon, A.W.P., Radford, D. C., Rager, J., Rielage, K., Robertson, R.G.H., Romero-Romero, E., Shanks, B., Shirchenko, M., Snyder, N, Suriano, A. M., Tedeschi, D, Trimble, J., Varner, R. L., Vasilyev, S., Vetter, K., Vorren, K., & et al.. Low Background Signal Readout Electronics for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR. United States.
Guinn, I., Abgrall, N., Arnquist, I. J., Avignone, III, F. T., Baldenegro-Barrera, C. X., Barabash, A.S., Bertrand, F. E., Bradley, A. W., Brudanin, V., Busch, M., Buuck, M., Byram, D., Caldwell, A. S., Chan, Y-D, Christofferson, C. D., Cuesta, C, Detwiler, J. A., Efremenko, M., Ejiri, H., Elliott, S. R., Galindo-Uribarri, A., Gilliss, T., Giovanetti, G. K., Goett, J, Green, M. P., Gruszko, J, Guiseppe, V E, Henning, R., Hoppe, E.W., Howard, S., Howe, M. A., Jasinski, B R, Keeter, K.J., Kidd, M. F., Konovalov, S.I., Kouzes, R. T., LaFerriere, B. D., Leon, J., MacMullin, J., Martin, R. D., Meijer, S. J., Mertens, S., Orrell, J. L., O'Shaughnessy, C., Poon, A.W.P., Radford, D. C., Rager, J., Rielage, K., Robertson, R.G.H., Romero-Romero, E., Shanks, B., Shirchenko, M., Snyder, N, Suriano, A. M., Tedeschi, D, Trimble, J., Varner, R. L., Vasilyev, S., Vetter, K., Vorren, K., and et al.. Thu . "Low Background Signal Readout Electronics for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR". United States. doi:.
@article{osti_1343520,
title = {Low Background Signal Readout Electronics for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR},
author = {Guinn, I. and Abgrall, N. and Arnquist, I. J. and Avignone, III, F. T. and Baldenegro-Barrera, C. X. and Barabash, A.S. and Bertrand, F. E. and Bradley, A. W. and Brudanin, V. and Busch, M. and Buuck, M. and Byram, D. and Caldwell, A. S. and Chan, Y-D and Christofferson, C. D. and Cuesta, C and Detwiler, J. A. and Efremenko, M. and Ejiri, H. and Elliott, S. R. and Galindo-Uribarri, A. and Gilliss, T. and Giovanetti, G. K. and Goett, J and Green, M. P. and Gruszko, J and Guiseppe, V E and Henning, R. and Hoppe, E.W. and Howard, S. and Howe, M. A. and Jasinski, B R and Keeter, K.J. and Kidd, M. F. and Konovalov, S.I. and Kouzes, R. T. and LaFerriere, B. D. and Leon, J. and MacMullin, J. and Martin, R. D. and Meijer, S. J. and Mertens, S. and Orrell, J. L. and O'Shaughnessy, C. and Poon, A.W.P. and Radford, D. C. and Rager, J. and Rielage, K. and Robertson, R.G.H. and Romero-Romero, E. and Shanks, B. and Shirchenko, M. and Snyder, N and Suriano, A. M. and Tedeschi, D and Trimble, J. and Varner, R. L. and Vasilyev, S. and Vetter, K. and Vorren, K. and et al.},
abstractNote = {The MAJORANA Collaboration will seek neutrinoless double beta decay (0 nu beta beta) in Ge-76 using isotopically enriched p-type point contact (PPC) high purity Germanium (HPGe) detectors. A tonne-scale array of HPGe detectors would require background levels below 1 count/ROI-tonne-year in the 4 keV region of interest (ROI) around the 2039 keV Q-value of the decay. In order to demonstrate the feasibility of such an experiment, the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR, a 40 kg HPGe detector array, is being constructed with a background goal of <3 counts/ROI-tonne-year, which is expected to scale down to <1 count/ROI-tonne-year for a tonne-scale experiment. The signal readout electronics, which must be placed in close proximity to the detectors, present a challenge toward reaching this background goal. This talk will discuss the materials and design used to construct signal readout electronics with low enough backgrounds for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2015},
month = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2015}
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