The MARE experiment: “Microcalorimeter Array for a Rhenium Experiment”

Ferri, E. (2008) The MARE experiment: “Microcalorimeter Array for a Rhenium Experiment”. Il nuovo cimento C, 31 (4). pp. 489-495. ISSN 1826-9885

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The experiments dedicated to effective electron-neutrino mass determination are the kinematic ones from single β-decay. In this context an international collaboration is growing around the project of Microcalorimeter Arrays for a Rhenium Experiment (MARE) for a direct calorimetric measurement of the neutrino mass with sub-electronvolt sensitivity. MARE is divided in two phases. The first phase consists of two independent experiments using the presently available detector technology to reach a sensitivity of the order of 1 eV, and to improve the understanding of the systematic uncertainties specific of the microcalorimetric technique. The two experiments are: MARE-1 in Milan, in collaboration with NASA/GSFG and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and MARE-1 in Genoa. The goal of the second phase (MARE-2) is to achieve a sub-electronvolt sensitivity on the neutrino mass. The Milan MARE-1 arrays are based on semiconductor thermistors and dielectric Silver Perrhenate absorbers, AgReO4.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Neutrino mass and mixing ; Cryogenics; refrigerators, low-temperature detectors, and other low-temperature equipment ; β decay; double β decay; electron and muon capture
Subjects: 500 Scienze naturali e Matematica > 530 Fisica
Depositing User: Marina Spanti
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2020 16:48
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2020 16:48

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