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Latest results of CRESST-III's search for sub-GeV/c2 dark matter

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, , Citation H. Kluck et al 2020 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1468 012038

1742-6596/1468/1/012038

Abstract

The CRESST-III experiment searches for direct interactions of dark matter with ordinary matter. The main event signature would be a nuclear recoil inside one of the scintillating CaWO4 crystals. Operating the crystals as cryogenic calorimeters provides a phonon signal as measure of the deposited energy. The simultaneous readout of both signals is used to actively discriminate backgrounds. CRESST-III focuses on the sub-GeV/c2 mass region where the sensitivity is driven by the threshold. In the first data taking campaign of CRESST-III from 2016-2018 an unprecedented low threshold of 30.1 eV for nuclear recoils was obtained. In this contribution, we will report the status of the experiment and the latest results.

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10.1088/1742-6596/1468/1/012038