Status of the Texas A&M GUT Monopole Search
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.
KeywordsGrand Unify Theory Magnetic Monopole Plastic Scintillator Scintillation Material Single Photoelectron
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