The ZEPLIN dark matter search: two phase xenon as a WIMP target
The existence of a significant non-baryonic component to the universe is widely accepted,
with worldwide efforts underway trying to detect this so-called dark matter.
The ZEPLIN detectors utilise liquid xenon as a target medium in the search of the
expected rare interactions of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles, or WIMPs, with
ordinary baryonic matter. The neutralino, arising in supersymmetric extensions to the
standard model of particle physics, provides a particularly well-motivated...