List of Publications

This is a list of scientific publications to which I have contributed. Selected conference proceedings are at the bottom of the page.



  • Low-energy (0.7-74 keV) nuclear recoil calibration of the LUX dark matter experiment using D-D neutron scattering kinematics (2016), submitted to ? , arXiv:1608.05381
  • Proposed low-energy absolute calibration of nuclear recoils in a dual-phase noble element TPC using D-D neutron scattering kinematics (2016), NIM A 2017.01.053, arXiv:1608.05309
  • Chromatographic separation of radioactive noble gases from xenon (2016), submitted to Astropart. Phys., arXiv:1605.03844
  • Results on the Spin-Dependent Scattering of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles on Nucleons from the Run 3 Data of the LUX Experiment (2016), Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 161302, arXiv:1602.03489


  • Improved WIMP scattering limits from the LUX experiment (2015), Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 161301, arXiv:1512.03506
  • Tritium calibration of the LUX dark matter experiment (2015), submitted to PRD, arXiv:12512:03133
  • FPGA-based Trigger System for the LUX Dark Matter Experiment (2015), submitted to NIM, arXiv:1511.03541
  • LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) Conceptual Design Report (2015), arXiv:1509.02910


  • Radiogenic and Muon-Induced Backgrounds in the LUX Dark Matter Detector,  Astropart. Phys. 62 33-46 (2015). Preprint: arXiv:1403.1299


  • First results from the LUX dark matter experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 091303. Preprint: arXiv:1310.8214
  • Dark Matter Search Backgrounds from Primordial Radionuclide Chain Disequilibrium, Submitted to AstroPart. Phys. Preprint: arXiv:1305:5183


  • The Large Underground (LUX) Experiment. Nucl.Instr.Meth.A704:111-126,2013. Preprint:  arXiv:1211.3788
  • Technical Results from the Surface Run of the LUX Dark Matter Experiment. Astropart. Phys. 45 (2013) pp 34-43. Preprint: arXiv:1210.4569
  • The LUX Prototype Detector. Nucl.Instr.Meth.A709:29-36, 2013. Preprint: arXiv:1207.3665
  • An Ultra-Low Background PMT for Liquid Xenon Detectors. Nucl.Instrum.Meth.A10.1016/j.nima.2012.11.020 Preprint: arXiv:1205.2272


  • Radio-assay of Titanium samples for the LUX Experiment. Preprint: arXiv:1112.1376v3
  • LUXSim: A Component-Centric Approach to Low-Background Simulations. Nucl.Instrum.Meth.A675:63,2012. Preprint: arXiv:1111.2074v1
  • Data Acquisition and Readout System for the LUX Dark Matter Experiment. Nucl.Instrum.Meth.A668:1,2012. Preprint: arXiv:1108.1836v2
  • A search for light dark matter in XENON10 data. Phys.Rev.Lett.107,051301,2011. Preprint: arXiv:1104.3088v3


  • Design and Performance of the XENON10 Dark Matter Experiment. Astropart.Phys.34:679-698,2011. Preprint: arXiv:1001.2834v1


  • Constraints on inelastic dark matter from XENON10. Phys.Rev.D80:115005,2009. Preprint: arXiv:0910.3698v3


  • The scintillation and ionization yield of liquid xenon for nuclear recoils. Nucl.Instrum.Meth.A601:339-346,2009. Preprint: arXiv:0807.0459v2
  • Limits on spin-dependent WIMP-nucleon cross-sections from the XENON10 experiment. Phys.Rev.Lett.101:091301,2008. Preprint: arXiv:0805.2939v2


  • First Results from the XENON10 Dark Matter Experiment at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory. Phys.Rev.Lett.100:021303,2008. Preprint: arXiv:0706.0039v2
  • Identification of backgrounds in the EDELWEISS-I dark matter search experiment. Astropart.Phys.28:143-153,2007. Preprint: arXiv:astro-ph/0610821v2


  • Measurement of the response of heat-and-ionization germanium detectors to nuclear recoils. Nucl.Instrum.Meth.A577:558-568,2007. Preprint: arXiv:astro-ph/0607502v1


  • Final results of the EDELWEISS-I dark matter search with cryogenic heat-and-ionization Ge detectors. Phys.Rev.D71:122002,2005. Preprint: arXiv:astro-ph/0503265v3
  • Sensitivity of the EDELWEISS WIMP search to spin-dependent interactions. Phys.Lett.B616:25-30,2005. Preprint: arXiv:astro-ph/0412061v2

Conference Proceedings

  • The LUX Dark Matter Search — Status Update. Proceedings of the Sixth Large TPCs Symposium, Paris, December 2012. arXiv:1301.6942
  • The LUX experiment at Sanford Lab. Poster at the Neutrino2012 conference (no associated paper).
  • Status of the LUX Dark Matter Search. Proceedings of the SUSY09 conference. Preprint: arXiv:0912.0482v1
  • Radon as a Source of External Background at Homestake Mine. Proceedings of the 2009 APS meeting. Preprint: adsabs:2009APS..APRW12009T
  • Xenon10 and Noble Liquids Dark Matter Detectors. Proceedings of the LTD-12 conference (Poster). J.Low Temp Phys 151:812-817,2008. Preprint: LTD12 website
  • Cryogenic germanium bolometers: Alpha surface events rejection capabilities. Proceedings of the LTD11 conference (Poster). Nucl.Instrum.Meth.A559,2006.
  • Development of Ge/NbSi detectors for EDELWEISS-II with identification of near-surface events. Proceedings of the LTD11 conference (Poster). Nucl.Instrum.Meth.A559:393-395,2006. Preprint: adsabs:2006NIMPA.559..393E
  • Direct Non-baryonic Dark Matter Search – An experimental Review. Proceedings of the 2004 Moriond conference on Electroweak Interactions and Unified Theories. Preprint: arXiv:astro-ph/0406285v1
  • Digital Acquisition System for the Edelweiss Experiment. Proceedings of the LTD-10 conference (Poster). NIM-A 520:584-587,2004. Preprint: adsabs:2004NIMPA.520..584C
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