MAJORANA Publications, Proceedings, and Dissertations

MAJORANA Publications 

Title

Author

Journal

Year

The MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR calibration system N. Abgrall,  et al. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 2017
New limits on bosonic dark matter, solar axions, Pauli Exclusions Principle violation, and electron decay from the low-energy spectrum of the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR N. Abgrall,  et al. Accepted for publication in PRL 2016
Muon flux measurements at the Davis Campus of the Sanford Underground Research Facility with the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR veto system N. Abgrall,  et al. Astropart. Phys.  2017
N. Abgrall,  et al.
Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A
2016
N. Abgrall,  et al.
Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A
2016
The MAJORANA Parts Tracking Database N. Abgrall,  et al. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 2015
A novel assay method for the trace determination of Th and U in copper and lead using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry B.D. LaFerriere, T.C. Maiti, I.J. Arnquist, E.W. Hoppe Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 2015
N. Abgrall, et al
AHEP
2014
W. Bugg, Yu. Efremenko, S. Vasilyev
Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A
2014
E.W. Hoppe, et al. Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 2014
Characteristics of signals originating near the lithium-diffused N+contact of high purity germanium p-type point contact detectors E. Aguayo, et al. NIM A 2013
The design of an ultra-low background thermosyphon for the MAJORANA Demonstrator E. Aguayo, et al. NIM A 2013
Neutron inelastic scattering in natural Cu as a background in neutrinoless double-beta decay experiments M.S. Boswell, et al. Phys. Rev. C 2013
Measurement of the elastic scattering cross section of neutrons from neon and argon  S. MacMullin, et. a/. Phys. Rev. C 2013
Surface cleaning techniques: ultra-trace ICP-MS sample preparation and assay of HDPE N.R. Overman, E.W. Hoppe, R.S. Addleman J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 2013
Effect of a surface channel on the performance of a P-type Point Contact HPGe detector R.J. Cooper, D.C. Radford, et al. NIM A 2012
An Improved Limit on Pauli-Exclusion-Principle Forbidden Atomic Transitions S.R. Elliott, B.H. LaRoque, V.M. Gehman, M.F. Kidd, M. Chen Foundations of Physics 2012
Alpha Backgrounds for HPGe Detectors in Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay Experiments R.A. Johnson et. al. NIM A 2012
Neutron-induced gamma-ray production cross sections for the first excited-state transitions in Ne-20 and Ne-22 S. MacMullin, et. al. Phys. Rev. C 2012
Partial gamma-ray production cross sections for (n,xng) reactions in natural argon from 1 - 30 MeV S. MacMullin, et. al. Phys. Rev. C 2012
Measurement of airborne fission products in Chapel Hill, NC, USA from the Fukushima Dai-ichi reactor accident S. MacMullin, G.K. Giovanetti, M.P. Green, et. al Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 2012
Determining the drift time of charge carriers in p-type point-contact HPGe detectors R.D. Martin, et. al. NIM A 2012
Computational models of germanium point contact detectors P. Mullowney, et. al. NIM A 2012
MAJORANA Electroformed Copper Mechanical Analysis N.R. Overman, D.J. Edwards, C.T. Overman, E.W. Hoppe, T.A. Kafentzis PNNL Technical Report 2012
A Novel HPGe Detector for Gamma Ray Tracking and Imaging R.J. Cooper, D.C. Radford, P.A. Hausladen, K. Lagergren NIM A 2011
A Pulse Shape Analysis technique for the MAJORANA experiment R.J. Cooper, D.C. Radford, et al. NIM A 2011
Arrival time and magnitude of airborne fission products from the Fukushima, Japan, reactor incident as measured in Seattle, WA, USA J. Diaz Leon et al. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 2011
MAGE- a GEANT4-Based Monte Carlo Application Framework for Low-Background Germanium Experiments M. Boswell, Y.D. Chan, J.A. Detwiler, et al. IEEE TNS 2011
Search for an Annual Modulation in a P-type Point Contact Germanium Dark Matter Detector C.E. Aalseth, et al. PRL 2011
Microscopic evaluation of contaminants in ultra-high purity copper E.W. Hoppe, et al. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 2009
Use of electrodeposition for sample preparation and rejection rate prediction for assay of electroformed ultra high purity copper for Th-232 and U-238 prior to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP/MS) E.W. Hoppe, et al. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 2008
A method for removing surface contamination on ultra-pure copper spectrometer components  E.W. Hoppe, A. Seifert, C.E. Aalseth, A.R. Day, O.T. Farmer, T.W. Hossbach, J.I. McIntyre, H.S. Miley, J.E. Smart, G.A. Warren J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 2008
Cleaning and passivation of copper surfaces to remove surface radioactivity and prevent oxide formation E.W. Hoppe, A. Seifert, C.E. Aalseth, P.P. Bachelor, A.R. Day, D.J. Edwards, T.W. Hossbach, K.E. Litke, J.I. McIntyre, H.S. Miley, et al. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. A 2007

 

MAJORANA Conference Proceedings

 

Title

Author

Journal

Year

Proceedings of the XXVII International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics (Neutrino 2016)
S. R. Elliott, et al. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 2016
Proceedings of the XXVII International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics (Neutrino 2016)
C. Cuesta, et al. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 2016
Proceedings of the XXVII International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics (Neutrino 2016)
J. Gruszko, et al. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 2016
Proceedings of the International Conference on Massive Neutrinos 2015
Yu. Efremenko, et al. Int. J. Mod. Phys. A  2015
Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Germanium Detectors and Technologies
I. Guinn, et al. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 2015
Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Germanium Detectors and Technologies
S. Mertens, et al. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 2015
Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Germanium Detectors and Technologies
W. Xu, et al. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 2015
Proceedings of the Workshop on Calculation of Double-Beta Decay Matrix Elements (MEDEX’15)
C. Cuesta, et al. AIP Conf. Proc. 2015
Proceedings of 5th International Workshop in Low Radioactivity Techniques (LRT 2015)
C. Cuesta, et al. AIP Conf. Proc.  2015
Proceedings of 5th International Workshop in Low Radioactivity Techniques (LRT 2015)
I. Guinn, et al. AIP Conf. Proc.  2015
Proceedings of the Neutrino Oscillation Workshop (NOW 2015)
C. Cuesta, et al. Nucl. Part. Phys. Proc.  2015
Proceedings of the 2015 Meeting of the APS Division of Particles and Fields (DPF 2015)
J. Gruszko, et al. eConf Electronic Proceedings Archive 2015
Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP 2013)
C. Cuesta, et al. Phys. Procedia 2014
Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle a   nd Underground Physics (TAUP 2013)
W. Xu, et al. Phys. Procedia 2014
Proceedings of VII International Conference on Interconnections between Particle Physics and Cosmology (PPC 2013)
R.D. Martin, et al. AIP Conference Proceedings 2014
Evaluation of ultra-low background materials for uranium and thorium using ICP-MS  E.W. Hoppe, N.R. Overman, B.D. LaFerriere AIP Conference Proceedings 2013
Proceedings of the Matrix Elements for the Double-beta-decay EXperiments (MEDEX) 2013 Conference
S. R. Elliott, et. al. AIP Conference Proceedings 2013
Proceedings of Neutrino 2010
R. Henning, et. al. Nucl. Phys. B - Proc. Sup. 2012
Proceedings of Neutrino 2010
A. W. P. Poon, et al. Nucl. Phys. B - Proc. Sup. 2012
Proceedings of Neutrino 2010
S. R. Elliott, et. al. Nucl. Phys. B - Proc. Sup. 2012
Proceedings of 2011 Rutherford Centennial Conference on Nuclear Physics
D. G. Phillips III, et. al. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 2012
Proceedings of the 19th Particles and Nuclei International Conference (PANIC 2011)
A. Schubert, et. al. AIP Conference Proceedings 2012
Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Applications (SORMA) XII 2010
C.E. Aalseth, et al. NIM A 2011
Proceedings of Matrix Elements for the Double-beta-decay EXperiments (MEDEX) 2011
E. Aguayo, et al. AIP Conference Proceedings 2011
Proceedings of the Neutrino Oscillation Workshop (NOW 2010)
C.E. Aalseth, et al. Nuc. Phys. B - Proc. Sup. 2011
Proceedings of 2011 Meeting of APS Division of Particles and Fields
E. Aguayo, et al.   2011
International Workshop on Nuclear Physics, 31st course
F. T. Avignone III Prog. Part. Nuc. Phys. 2010

 

MAJORANA Theses and Dissertations
 

Title

Author

Year

Surface Alpha Interactions in P-Type Point-Contact HPGe Detectors: Maximizing Sensitivity of 76Ge Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay Searches J. Gruszko 2017
High Precision Modeling of Germanium Detector Waveforms Using Bayesian Machine Learning B. Shanks 2017
A Direct Search for Dark Matter with the MAJORANA Demonstrator K. Vorren 2017
P-type Point Contact Germanium Detectors and Their Application in Rare-Event Searches G. K. Giovanetti 2015

Validation of the Background Model for the Majorana Demonstrator

J. MacMullin

2015

A Direct Dark Matter Search with the MAJORANA Low-Background Broad Energy Germanium Detector

P. S. Finnerty

2013

Searching for neutrinoless double-beta decay of germanium-76 in the presence of backgrounds

A. G. Schubert

2012

Dark Matter Physics with P-type Point-contact Germanium Detectors: Extending the Physics Reach of the Majorana Experiment

Michael G. Marino

2010

Alpha Backgrounds and Their Implications for Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay Experiments Using HPGe Detectors

Robert Johnson

2010

Neutrino and Astroparticle Physics with P-Type Point Contact High Purity Germanium Detectors

P. S. Barbeau

2009

Method of Evaluating the effect of HPGe Design on the Sensitivity of Physics Experiments

Jeremy Kephart

2009

Physics Reach of the Global Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay Program and Systematic Uncertainties of the MAJORANA Project

Victor M. Gehman

2007

Determination of the photopeak detection efficiency of a HPGe detector, for volume sources, via Monte Carlo simulations

Raphael Wesley Damon

2005

Finding Excited State Decays of Germanium-76

Kareem Kazkaz

2006