Publications

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R.Carr et al., "Neutrino-based tools for nuclear verification and diplomacy in North Korea"
arXiv:1811.04737 PDF
See also Perspectives and Commentary piece on Science at http://science.sciencemag.org.stanford.idm.oclc.org/content/362/6415/649.2
C. Blakemore et al. "Three dimensional force-field microscopy with optically levitated microspheres"
arXiv:1810.05779 [physics.ins-det] PDF
nEXO (X.L. Sun et al.) "Study of Silicon Photomultiplier Performance in External Electric Fields"
JINST 13 T09006 (2018) doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/13/09/T09006 arXiv:1807.03007 [physics.ins-det] PDF
nEXO (C. Chambers et al.) "Imaging individual Ba atoms in solid xenon for barium tagging in nEXO"
arXiv:1806.10694 [physics.ins-det] PDF
nEXO (A. Jamil et al.) "VUV-sensitive Silicon Photomultipliers for Xenon Scintillation Light Detection in nEXO"
to appear on Trans. Nucl. Sci. arXiv:1806.02220 [physics.ins-det] PDF
nEXO (S. Al Kharusi et al.) "nEXO Pre-Conceptual Design Report"
arXiv:1805.11142 [physics.ins-det] PDF
EXO-200 (S. Delaquis et al.) "Deep Neural Networks for Energy and Position Reconstruction in EXO-200"
JINST 13 P08023 (2018) doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/13/08/P08023 arXiv:1804.09641 [physics.ins-det] PDF
R. De Voe "Measuring the Allan variance by sinusoidal fitting"
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 89 024702 (2018) doi.org/10.1063/1.5010140 arXiv:1711.07917 [physics.ins-det] PDF
E. Brown et al. "Magnetically-coupled piston pump for high-purity gas applications"
Eur. Phys. J. C 78 604 (2018) doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6062-z arXiv:1803.08498 [physics.ins-det] PDF
J. Dalmasson et al. "Distributed Imaging for Liquid Scintillation Detectors"
Phys. Rev. D 97 052006 (Mar 2018) doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.97.052006 arXiv:1711.09851 [physics.ins-det] PDF
EXO-200 (J.B. Albert et al.) "Search for nucleon decays with EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. D. 97 072007 (Apr 2018) doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.97.072007 arXiv:1710.07670 [hep-ex] PDF
nEXO (M. Jewell et al.) "Characterization of an Ionization Readout Tile for nEXO"
JINST 13 P01006 (2018). doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/13/01/P01006 arXiv:1710.05109 [physics.ins-det] PDF
nEXO (J.B. Albert et al.) "Sensitivity and Discovery Potential of nEXO to Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay"
Phys. Rev. C. 97 065503 (Jun 2018) doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.97.065503 arXiv:1710.05075 [nucl-ex] PDF
A.D. Rider et al. "Single-beam Dielectric Microsphere Trapping with Optical Heterodyne Detection"
Phys. Rev. A 97 (Jan 2018) 013842 doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.97.013842 arXiv:1710.03558 [physics.ins-det] PDF
EXO-200 (J.B. Albert et al.) "Search for Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay with the Upgraded EXO-200 Detector"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 120 072701 (2018) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.072701 arXiv:1707.08707 [hep-ex]
EXO-200 (D.S. Leonard et al.) "Trace radioactive impurities in final construction materials for EXO-200"
Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 871 (Nov 2017) 169-179 doi:10.1016/j.nima.2017.04.049 PDF. arXiv:1703.10799 [physics.ins-det]
P.C. Bunting et al. "Magnetic Bubble Chambers and Sub-GeV Dark Matter Direct Detection"
Phys. Rev. D 95 (2017) 095001doi :10.1103/PhysRevD.95.095001 PDF. arXiv:1701.06566v1 [physics.ins-det]
EXO-200 (J.B. Albert et al.) "Searches for Double Beta Decay of 134Xe with EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. D 96, 092001 (Nov 2017). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.96.092001 arXiv:1704.05042 [hep-ex,nucl-ex] PDF.
EXO-200 (J.B. Albert et al.) "Measurement of the Drift Velocity and Transverse Diffusion of Electrons in Liquid Xenon with the EXO-200 Detector"
Phys. Rev. C 95, 025502 (Feb 2017). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.95.025502 PDF . arXiv:1609.04467 [physics.ins-det]
Giorgio Gratta. "Particle physics: Search for neutrinoless double-[beta] decay"
News and Views, Nature (Sept 21, 2016) doi:10.1038/nature19473
A.D. Rider et al. "Search for screened interactions associated with dark energy below the 100 µm length scale"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 101101 (Sept 2016) doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.101101 PDF, arXiv:1604.04908 [hep-ex].
C.G. Davis et al. "An Optimal Energy Estimator to Reduce Correlated Noise for the EXO-200 Light Readout"
JINST 11 P07015 (2016) doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/11/07/P07015 . arxiv:1605.06552 [physics.ins-det], PDF.
J.B. Albert et al. "Cosmogenic Backgrounds to 0νββ in EXO-200"
J. Cosmol. & Astropart. Phys. (JCAP) 2016 4 (2016) 029 doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2016/04/029 PDF. arxiv:1512.06835 [nucl-ex].
J.B. Albert et al. "First Search for Lorentz and CPT Violation in Double Beta Decay with EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. D 93, 072001 (April 2016) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.072001. [arxiv:1601.07266 nucl-ex], PDF.
J.B. Albert et al. "Search for 2νββ decay of 136Xe to the 01+ excited state of 136Ba with EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. C 93, 035501 (March 2016) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.93.035501, PDF, arxiv:1511.04770 [nucl-ex]
Brandon Buscaino, Daniel DeBra, Peter W. Graham, Giorgio Gratta, Timothy D. Wiser. "Testing long-distance modifications of gravity to 100 astronomical units"
Phys. Rev. D 92, 104048 (2015) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.92.104048, PDF
See http://physics.aps.org/synopsis-for/10.1103/PhysRevD.92.104048 for a brief synopsis
J.B. Albert et al. "Measurements of the ion fraction and mobility of alpha and beta decay products in liquid xenon using EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. C 92, 045504 (2015). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.92.045504, PDF.
I. Ostrovskiy et al. "Characterization of Silicon Photomultipliers for nEXO"
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 62, 4 (August 2015) 1825-36 doi: 10.1109/TNS.2015.2453932, PDF.
J.B. Albert et al. "Investigation of radioactivity-induced backgrounds in EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. C 92, 015503 (2015). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.92.015503, PDF.
B. Mong, et al. "Spectroscopy of Ba and Ba+ deposits in solid xenon for barium tagging in nEXO"
Phys. Rev. A 91, 022505 (2015). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.91.022505, PDF
T. Brunner, et al. "An RF-only ion-funnel for extraction from high-pressure gases"
Int. J. Mass Spec. 379 (2015) 110-120 doi:10.1016/j.ijms.2015.01.003, PDF
David C. Moore, Alexander D. Rider, Giorgio Gratta. "Search for Millicharged Particles Using Optically Levitated Microspheres"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 251801 (2014) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.251801, PDF.
J.B. Albert, et al. "Search for Majoron-emitting modes of double-beta decay of 136Xe with EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. D 90, 092004 (2014). doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.90.092004, PDF.
T.I. Banks, et al. "A compact ultra-clean system for deploying radioactive sources inside the KamLAND detector"
NIM A, 769 (2015) 88-96 doi:10.1016/j.nima.2014.09.068, PDF.
G. Keefer, et al. "Laboratory studies on the removal of radon-born lead from KamLAND׳s organic liquid scintillator"
NIM A, 769 (2015) 79-87 doi:10.1016/j.nima.2014.09.050, PDF.
K. Twelker et al. "An apparatus to manipulate and identify individual Ba ions from bulk liquid Xe"
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 095114 (2014) doi:10.1063/1.4895646, PDF
J.B. Albert, et al. "Search for Majorana neutrinos with the first two years of EXO-200 data"
Nature 510 (2014) 229-234 doi:10.1038/nature13432. Final preprint PDF
Also see an article on WIPP situation and a piece on the paper
J.B. Albert, et al. "An improved measurement of the 2νββ half-life of Xe-136 with EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. C 89, 015502 (2014) doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.89.015502, PDF
T. Brunner, et al. "Ba-ion extraction from a high pressure Xe gas for double-beta decay studies with EXO"
NIM B, 317B (2013) 473-475 doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2013.05.086, PDF
M. Auger, et al. "Search for Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay in 136Xe with EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 032505 (2012) doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.032505, PDF
Also see a short summary in APS Physics.
M. Auger, et al. "The EXO-200 detector, part I: Detector design and construction"
J. Inst 7 (2012) P05010 doi:10.1088/1748-0221/7/05/P05010, PDF
A. Dobi, et al. "Xenon purity analysis for EXO-200 via mass spectrometry"
NIM A 675 (2012) 40-46 doi:10.1016/j.nima.2012.01.066, PDF
N. Ackerman, et al. "Observation of Two-Neutrino Double-Beta Decay in Xe-136 with EXO-200"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 212501 (2011) doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.212501, PDF
Also see a short summary in APS Physics.
T. Brunner, et al. "A large Bradbury Nielsen ion gate with flexible wire spacing based on photo-etched stainless steel grids"
International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 309 (2012) 97–103 PDF
A.Gando et al "Partial radiogenic heat model for Earth revealed by geoneutrino measurements" Nature Geoscience 10.1038/ngeo1205, Jul 2011 Nature
A. Dobi, et al. "A Xenon Gas Purity Monitor for EXO" NIM A 659 215-228 (2011) PDF
S. Abe, et al. "Measurement of the B-8 Solar Neutrino Flux with KamLAND" Phys. Rev. C 84, 035804 (2011) PDF
A. Gando, et al. "Search for extraterrestrial antineutrino sources with the KamLAND detector" The Astrophysical Journal 745 193, (2012) PDF
F. LePort, et al. "A magnetically-driven piston pump for ultra-clean applications" Rev. Sci. Inst. 82 105114 (2011) PDF
A. Gando, et al. "Enhanced Constraints on theta13 from A Three-Flavor Oscillation Analysis of Reactor Antineutrinos at KamLAND"
Phys. Rev. D 83, 052002 (2011) PDF
M. Montero Díez, et al. "A simple radionuclide-driven single-ion source" Rev. Sci. Inst. 81 113301 (2010) PDF
G. Gratta and N. Kurahashi "In search of no neutrinos" Physics World, April 2010, Article at Physics World
N. Kurahashi, et al. "Search for Acoustic Signals from Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos in 1500 cubic km of Sea Water" Phys. Rev. D 82, 073006 (2010) PDF
S. Abe, et al. "Study of the Production of Radioactive Isotopes through Cosmic Muon Spallation in KamLAND" Phys. Rev. C 81, 025807 (2010) PDF
R. Neilson, et al. "Characterization of large area APDs for the EXO-200 detector" Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 608 (2009) 6875 PDF
B.E. Berger, et al. "The KamLAND full-volume calibration system" J. Inst 4 (2009) P04017 PDF
Z. Djurcic, et al. "Uncertainties in the Anti-Neutrino Production at Nuclear Reactors" J. of Phys. G Nucl. Part. Phys 36 (2009) 045002 PDF
S. Abe, et al. "Precision Measurement of Neutrino Oscillation Parameters with KAMLAND," Phys. Rev. Lett. 100 021101 (2008) PDF
N. Kurahashi, G. Gratta. "Oceanic Ambient Noise as a Background to Neutrino Detection," Phys Rev D 78, 092001 (2008) PDF
D. Leonard, et al. "Systematic study of trace radioactive impurities in candidate construction materials for EXO-200," Nucl. Ins. Meth. A 591, 490-509 (2008) PDF
P. Fierlinger, et al. "A microfabricated sensor for thin dielectric layers," Rev. Sci. Instr. 79, 045101 (2008) PDF
B. Flatt et al. "A linear RFQ ion trap for the Enriched Xenon Observatory" Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 578, 399 (2007) PDF
M. Green, et al. "Observation of Single Collisionally Cooled Trapped Ions in a Buffer Gas," Phys. Rev. A 76 023404 (2007) PDF
F. Leport, et al. "A Liquid Xenon Ionization Chamber in an All-fluoropolymer Vessel," Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 578, 409 (2007) PDF
T. Araki, et al. "Search for the Invisible Decay of Neutrons with KamLAND" Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 101802 (2006) PDF
T. Araki, et al. Experimental investigation of geologically produced antineutrinos with KamLAND," Nature 436, 499-503 (28 July 2005) html
K. Wamba, et al. "Mobility of thorium ions in liquid xenon," Nucl. Inst. Meth. A555, 205 (2005) PDF
T. Araki, et al. "Measurement of Neutrino Oscillation with KamLAND: Evidence of Spectral Distortion" Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 081801 (2005) PDF
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J. Vandenbroucke, et al. "Experimental Study of Acoustic Ultra-High-Energy Neutrino Detection" Astrophysical Journal, 621:301-312 PDF
High resolution jpegs of the figures are available here
K. Eguchi, et al. "A High Sensitivity Search for Electron Antinuetrinos from the Sun and Other Sources at KamLAND" Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 071301 (2004) PDF , PS
E. Conti, et al. "Correlated Fluctuations between Luminescence and Ionization in Liquid Xenon" Phys. Rev. B 68 054201 (2003) PDF
K. Eguchi, et al. "First Results from KamLAND: Evidence for Reactor Antineutrino Disappearance" Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 021802 (2003) PDF, PS
The cover for PRL 90(2)
An article about KamLAND in Physics Today
J. Detwiler, et al. "Nuclear Propelled Vessels and Neutrino Oscillation Experiments" Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 191802 (2002) PDF, PS
An article about this paper appeared on Science Now, the website operated by Science Magazine. HTML
This paper was mentioned in the AIP's Physics News Update on October 22, 2002 HTML
C. E. Aalseth, et al. "Comment On 'Evidence For Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay'" Mod. Phys. Lett. A, Vol. 17, No. 22 (2002) pp. 1475-1478 PDF, PS
A.Bernstein et al "Nuclear Reactor Safeguards and Monitoring with Antineutrino Detectors" J. Appl. Phys. 91 (2002) 4672 Abstract, PDF "Science and security: Chasing nuclear 'secrets'"
An article written about this project by Tom Siegfried in The Dallas Morning News HTML
C.Bemporad, et al. "Reactor-based Neutrino Oscillation Experiments" Rev. Mod. Phys. 74 (2002) 297 Abstract, PDF
The cover of Rev. Mod. Phys. Volume 74 was taken from this article.
F.Boehm, et al., Final Results from the Palo Verde Neutrino Oscillation Experiment Phys. Rev. D 64, 112001 (2001) Abstract, Source, PDF, PS
N. Lehtinen, et al. "Sensitivity of an Underwater Acoustic Array To Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos" Astrop. Phys. 17 (2002) 279 PDF
"Pop Goes The Neutrino," an article written about this project in New Scientist JPEG, PDF
"Neutrino Whispers In The Sea," an article in Science Now HTML
Y.-F. Wang, et al. "Predicting Neutron Production from Cosmic-ray Muons" Phys. Rev. D 64, 013012 (2001) PDF, PS
F. Boehm, et al. "Neutron Production by Cosmic-Ray Muons at Shallow Depth" Phys. Rev. D 62, 092005 (2000) PDF, PS
F. Boehm, et al. "Results from the Palo Verde Neutrino Oscillation Experiment" Phys. Rev. D 62, 072002 (2000) PDF, PS
Y.-F. Wang, et al. "A New Approach to Background Subtraction in Low-Energy Neutrino Experiments" Phys. Rev. D 62, 013012 (2000) PDF, PS
M. Danilov, et al. "Detection of very small Neutrino Masses in double-beta decay using laser tagging" Phys. Lett. B 480, 12 (2000) PDF, PS
F. Boehm, et al. "Search for Neutrino Oscillations at the Palo Verde Nuclear Reactors" Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 3764 (2000) PDF, PS
G. Gratta, et al. "Towards low treshold, Real-Time Solar Neutrino Detector" NIM A 438, 317 (1999) PDF, PS
G. Gratta, etal. "A Fast Programmable Trigger for Pattern Recognition" NIM A 400, 456 (1997) PS

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