Introduction to Dark Matter Experiments
by R. W. Schnee
Publisher: arXiv.org 2011
Number of pages: 64
This is a set of four lectures presented at the Theoretical Advanced Study Institute (TASI-09) in June 2009. I provide an introduction to experiments designed to detect WIMP dark matter directly, focusing on building intuitive understanding of the characteristics of potential WIMP signals and the experimental techniques.
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