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Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 151, Issue 3–4, pp 607–612 | Cite as

The CUORE Experiment: Bolometric Detectors in 1-Ton Scale Projects

  • P. Gorla
Article

Abstract

CUORE is the first of a new generation 1-ton scale cryogenic detectors for rare events physics. CUORE, a detector to search neutrinoless Double Beta Decay of 130Te, is an array of 988 TeO2 bolometers that will work at 10 mK. Latest developments on detectors performances are reported together with improvements reached in background reduction. Results of CUORICINO, a single CUORE tower running since 2003, that widely showed the feasibility of the project are also reported and discussed.

Keywords

Bolometric detectors Neutrinoless double beta decay 

PACS

14.60.Pq 23.40.-s 07.57.Kp 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratori Nazionali del Gran SassoINFNAssergi (AQ)Italy

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