Results and Interpretation

  • Ruth PöttgenEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


In this chapter, first, the Standard Model background estimation obtained in Chap.  14 is compared to the event numbers observed in data for each signal region and model-independent limits on the cross section for new physics will be derived in Sect. 15.1. In Sect. 15.2 the signal inputs to the limit calculation are described, in particular, the effect of different sources of experimental and theoretical uncertainties is discussed.


Dark Matter Systematic Uncertainty Signal Region Theoretical Uncertainty Direct Detection Experiment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FysikumStockholms Universitet (SU)StockholmSweden

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