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Technical paper on WLS testing and selection for DarkSide-20k

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Technical paper on WLS optimisation

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Publications

Wavelength Shifters for Applications in Liquid Argon Detectors

Author(s): Marcin Kuźniak, Andrzej M. Szelc
Published in: Instruments, 5/1, 2021, Page(s) 4, ISSN 2410-390X
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/instruments5010004

Discovering dark matter at the LHC through its nuclear scattering in far-forward emulsion and liquid argon detectors

Author(s): Brian Batell, Jonathan L. Feng, Ahmed Ismail, Felix Kling, Roshan Mammen Abraham, and Sebastian Trojanowski
Published in: Physical Review D, 104, 2021, Page(s) 035036, ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevd.104.035036

Fluorescence of pyrene-doped polystyrene films from room temperature down to 4 K for wavelength-shifting applications

Author(s): H. Benmansour, E. Ellingwood, Q. Hars, P.C.F. Di Stefano, D. Gallacher, M. Kuźniak, V. Pereimak, J. Anstey, M.G. Boulay, B. Cai, S. Garg, A. Kemp, J. Mason, P. Skensved, V. Strickland, M. Stringer
Published in: Journal of Instrumentation, 16/12, 2021, Page(s) P12029, ISSN 1748-0221
Publisher: Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/16/12/p12029

Separating $${^{39}\hbox {Ar}}$$ from $${^{40}\hbox {Ar}}$$ by cryogenic distillation with Aria for dark-matter searches

Author(s): P. Agnes, S. Albergo, I. F. M. Albuquerque, T. Alexander, A. Alici, A. K. Alton, P. Amaudruz, M. Arba, P. Arpaia, S. Arcelli, M. Ave, I. Ch. Avetissov, R. I. Avetisov, O. Azzolini, H. O. Back, Z. Balmforth, V. Barbarian, A. Barrado Olmedo, P. Barrillon, A. Basco, G. Batignani, A. Bondar, W. M. Bonivento, E. Borisova, B. Bottino, M. G. Boulay, G. Buccino, S. Bussino, J. Busto, A. Buzulutskov, M. Ca
Published in: The European Physical Journal C, 81/4, 2021, ISSN 1434-6044
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-021-09121-9

Development and characterization of a slow wavelength shifting coating for background rejection in liquid argon detectors

Author(s): D. Gallacher, A. Leonhardt, H. Benmansour, E. Ellingwood, Q. Hars, M. Kuźniak, J. Anstey, B. Bondzior, M. G. Boulay, B. Cai, P. J. Dereń, P. C. F. Di Stefano, S. Garg, J. Mason, T. R. Pollmann, P. Skensved, V. Strickland, M. Stringer
Published in: Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research A, 1034, 2022, Page(s) 166683, ISSN 0168-9002
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2022.166683

Pulse-shape discrimination against low-energy Ar-39 beta decays in liquid argon with 4.5 tonne-years of DEAP-3600 data

Author(s): P. Adhikari, R. Ajaj, M. Alpízar-Venegas, P.-A. Amaudruz, D. J. Auty, M. Batygov, B. Beltran, H. Benmansour, C. E. Bina, J. Bonatt, W. Bonivento, M. G. Boulay, B. Broerman, J. F. Bueno, P. M. Burghardt, A. Butcher, M. Cadeddu, B. Cai, M. Cárdenas-Montes, S. Cavuoti, M. Chen, Y. Chen, B. T. Cleveland, J. M. Corning, D. Cranshaw, S. Daugherty, P. DelGobbo, K. Dering, J. DiGioseffo, P. Di Stefano,
Published in: The European Physical Journal C, 81/9, 2021, Page(s) 823, ISSN 1434-6044
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-021-09514-w

Development of very-thick transparent GEMs with wavelength-shifting capability for noble element TPCs

Author(s): M. Kuźniak, D. González-Díaz, P. Amedo, C. D. R. Azevedo, D. J. Fernández-Posada, M. Kuźwa, S. Leardini, A. Leonhardt, T. Łȩcki, L. Manzanillas, D. Muenstermann, G. Nieradka, R. de Oliveira, T. R. Pollmann, A. Saá Hernández, T. Sworobowicz, C. Türkoğlu, S. Williams
Published in: The European Physical Journal C, 81/7, 2021, Page(s) 609, ISSN 1434-6044
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-021-09316-0

Direct comparison of PEN and TPB wavelength shifters in a liquid argon detector

Author(s): M. G. Boulay, V. Camillo, N. Canci, S. Choudhary, L. Consiglio, A. Flammini, C. Galbiati, C. Ghiano, A. Gola, S. Horikawa, P. Kachru, I. Kochanek, K. Kondo, G. Korga, M. Kuźniak, M. Kuźwa, A. Leonhardt, T. Łęcki, A. Mazzi, A. Moharana, G. Nieradka, G. Paternoster, T. R. Pollmann, A. Razeto, D. Sablone, T. Sworobowicz, A. M. Szelc, C. Türkoğlu, H. Wang
Published in: The European Physical Journal C, 81/12, 2021, Page(s) 1099, ISSN 1434-6044
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-021-09870-7

The optical simulation model of the DarkSide-20k Veto detector

Author(s): Cenk Türkoülu and Sarthak Choudhary for the DarkSide collaboration
Published in: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2156, 2021, Page(s) 012236, ISSN 1742-6588
Publisher: IOP Science
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/2156/1/012236

Status of the DEAP-3600 experiment

Author(s): Marcin Kuźniak and the DEAP-3600 collaboration
Published in: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2156, 2021, Page(s) 012070, ISSN 1742-6588
Publisher: IOP Science
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/2156/1/012070