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Title: CDMS: The Hunt for Dark Matter

Deciphering the nature of dark matter has great scientific importance. A leading hypothesis is that dark matter is made of Weakly Interactive Massive Particles (WIMPs), which may result from supersymmmore »etry or additional spatial dimensions. The underground search for elastic scattering of WIMPs on suitable targets (the so-called “direct detection”) is currently led by the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search II (CDMS II) experiment. Its sensitivity is ten times better than any other experiment and we hope to obtain another factor ten in the coming two years. After a brief recall of our recent results, I will describe the complementarity between direct detection experiments, the LHC and the ILC and I will outline the role that SLAC could play in this SuperCDMS program.« less
Title: CDMS: The Hunt for Dark Matter
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Publication Date: 2006-03-06
OSTI Identifier: 987314
Other Number(s): Other: CDMS The Hunt for Dark Matter
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS ; FIELD THEORY ; SYMMETRY ; SUPERCDMS PROGRAM ; SLAC
Publisher: Science Videos from the SLAC Colloquium Series
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:07:01
System Entry Date: 2017-12-22