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Introduction to Dark Matter Experiments

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Introduction to Dark Matter Experiments
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Publisher: arXiv.org
Number of pages: 64

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This is a set of four lectures presented at the Theoretical Advanced Study Institute (TASI-09) in June 2009. I provide an introduction to experiments designed to detect WIMP dark matter directly, focusing on building intuitive understanding of the characteristics of potential WIMP signals and the experimental techniques.

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