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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 40, Issue 7, pp 807–813 | Cite as

Non-paulian Nuclear Processes in Highly Radiopure NaI(Tl): Status and Perspectives

  • R. Bernabei
  • P. Belli
  • F. Cappella
  • R. Cerulli
  • C. J. Dai
  • A. d’Angelo
  • H. L. He
  • A. Incicchitti
  • H. H. Kuang
  • X. H. Ma
  • F. Montecchia
  • F. NozzoliEmail author
  • D. Prosperi
  • X. D. Sheng
  • Z. P. Ye
Article

Abstract

Searches for non-paulian nuclear processes, i.e. processes normally forbidden by the Pauli–Exclusion–Principle (PEP) with highly radiopure NaI(Tl) scintillators allow the test of this fundamental principle with high sensitivity. Status and perspectives are addressed.

Keywords

Scintillation detectors Elementary particle processes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Bernabei
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Belli
    • 2
  • F. Cappella
    • 3
    • 4
  • R. Cerulli
    • 5
  • C. J. Dai
    • 6
  • A. d’Angelo
    • 3
    • 4
  • H. L. He
    • 6
  • A. Incicchitti
    • 4
  • H. H. Kuang
    • 6
  • X. H. Ma
    • 6
  • F. Montecchia
    • 2
    • 7
  • F. Nozzoli
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • D. Prosperi
    • 3
    • 4
  • X. D. Sheng
    • 6
  • Z. P. Ye
    • 6
    • 8
  1. 1.Dip. di FisicaUniversità di Roma “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly
  2. 2.INFN, sez. Roma “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly
  3. 3.Dip. di FisicaUniversità di Roma “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  4. 4.INFN, sez. RomaRomeItaly
  5. 5.Laboratori Nazionali del Gran SassoI.N.F.N.AssergiItaly
  6. 6.IHEPChinese AcademyBeijingChina
  7. 7.Laboratorio Sperimentale Policentrico di Ingegneria MedicaUniversità degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly
  8. 8.University of Jing GangshanJiangxiChina

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