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Monopole ’83 pp 581-588 | Cite as

Status of the Texas A&M GUT Monopole Search

  • Robert C. Webb
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 111)

Abstract

We present here a report on the status of the GUT monopole search being staged by the Texas A&M University group. This experiment is located underground at a depth of 1500′ in a nearby salt mine and utilizes a large area (∼ 53 m2) scintillation counter telescope to detect the passage of a slow moving superheavy, magnetic monopole. A description of our detector and the expected signature for a passing magnetic monopole will be presented.

Keywords

Grand Unify Theory Magnetic Monopole Plastic Scintillator Scintillation Material Single Photoelectron 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert C. Webb
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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