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Title: Low background techniques in CANDLES

CANDLES is a double beta decay experiment using {sup 48}Ca in CaF{sub 2} crystals. The measurement is being performed with prototype detector (CANDLES III) for high sensitive measurement in the future. Recent status of detector improvements and background reduction techniques are described in this paper.
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  1. Research Center for Nuclear Physics, Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047 (Japan)
  2. (Japan)
  3. Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043 (Japan)
  4. Graduate School of Engineering, University of Fukui, Fukui 910-8507 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22488722
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1672; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: LRT 2015: 5. international workshop in low radioactivity techniques, Seattle, WA (United States), 18-20 Mar 2015; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; BACKGROUND RADIATION; CALCIUM 48; CRYSTALS; DOUBLE BETA DECAY; SENSITIVITY; SOLID SCINTILLATION DETECTORS