83mKr calibration of the 2013 LUX dark matter search

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Title: 83mKr calibration of the 2013 LUX dark matter search
Authors: Akerib, DS
Alsum, S
Araujo, HM
Bai, X
Bailey, AJ
Balajthy, J
Beltrame, P
Bernard, EP
Bernstein, A
Biesiadzinski, TP
Boulton, EM
Bras, P
Byram, D
Cahn, SB
Carmona-Benitez, MC
Chan, C
Currie, A
Cutter, JE
Davison, TJR
Dobi, A
Druszkiewicz, E
Edwards, BN
Fallon, SR
Fan, A
Fiorucci, S
Gaitskell, RJ
Genovesi, J
Ghag, C
Gilchriese, MGD
Hall, CR
Hanhardt, M
Haselschwardt, SJ
Hertel, SA
Hogan, DP
Horn, M
Huang, DQ
Ignarra, CM
Jacobsen, RG
Ji, W
Kamdin, K
Kazkaz, K
Khaitan, D
Knoche, R
Larsen, NA
Lenardo, BG
Lesko, KT
Lindote, A
Lopes, MI
Manalaysay, A
Mannino, RL
Marzioni, MF
McKinsey, DN
Mei, D-M
Mock, J
Moongweluwan, M
Morad, JA
Murphy, ASJ
Nehrkorn, C
Nelson, HN
Neves, F
O'Sullivan, K
Oliver-Mallory, KC
Palladino, KJ
Pease, EK
Rhyne, C
Shaw, S
Shutt, TA
Silva, C
Solmaz, M
Solovov, VN
Sorensen, P
Sumner, TJ
Szydagis, M
Taylor, DJ
Taylor, WC
Tennyson, BP
Terman, PA
Tiedt, DR
To, WH
Tripathi, M
Tvrznikova, L
Uvarov, S
Velan, V
Verbus, JR
Webb, RC
White, JT
Whitis, TJ
Witherell, MS
Wolfs, FLH
Xu, J
Yazdani, K
Young, SK
Zhang, C
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: LUX was the first dark matter experiment to use a 83mKr calibration source. In this paper, we describe the source preparation and injection. We also present several 83mKr calibration applications in the context of the 2013 LUX exposure, including the measurement of temporal and spatial variation in scintillation and charge signal amplitudes, and several methods to understand the electric field within the time projection chamber.
Issue Date: 26-Dec-2017
Date of Acceptance: 5-Sep-2017
ISSN: 1550-2368
Publisher: American Physical Society
Journal / Book Title: Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume: 96
Issue: 11
Copyright Statement: © 2017 American Physical Society.
Keywords: Science & Technology
Physical Sciences
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Physics, Particles & Fields
Publication Status: Published
Article Number: ARTN 112009
Appears in Collections:Physics
High Energy Physics
Faculty of Natural Sciences

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