Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 184, Issue 3–4, pp 897–903 | Cite as

Status and Prospects of the EDELWEISS-III Direct WIMP Search Experiment

  • A. JuillardEmail author


EDELWEISS-III is a direct dark matter search experiment, running 800 g heat-and-ionization cryogenic germanium detectors equipped with Full InterDigitized electrodes (FID) for the rejection of near-surface events. We report a preliminary analysis for a subset of the data (35 kg\(\cdot \)days) as well as future prospects for low-mass WIMPs seach.


Dark matter Cryogenic detectors Germanium detectors 



The help of the technical staff of the Laboratoire Souterrain de Modane and the participant laboratories is gratefully acknowledged. The EDELWEISS project is supported in part by the German ministry of science and education (BMBF Verbundforschung ATP Proj.-Nr.05A14VKA), by the Helmholtz Alliance for Astroparticle Phyics (HAP), by the French Agence Nationale pour la Recherche, and the LabEx Lyon Institute of Origins (ANR-10-LABX-0066) of the Université de Lyon in the framework Investissements dAvenir (ANR-11-IDEX-00007), by the LabEx P2IO (ANR-10-LABX-0038) in the framework of Investissements dAvenir (ANR-11-IDEX-0003-01) both managed by the French National Research Agency (ANR), by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (UK), and by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (Grant No. 07-02-00355-a).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CNRS/IN2P3, Institut de Physique Nucléaire de LyonUniversité de LyonVilleurbanneFrance

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