Coherent Neutrino-Nucleus Elastic Scattering in Ultralow-Temperature Calorimetric Detectors

  • T. O. Niinikoski
  • A. Rijllart


We speculate on the measurement of the coherent forward peak in the neutrino-nucleus elastic scattering, using ultralow-temperature calorimetric techniques for the determination of the recoil energies down to below 1 keV. The detector would consist of an array of relatively large single crystal calorimeters made of various elements and compounds, cooled to below 100 mK temperature. The detector should be surrounded by veto track detectors for the elimination of the background events due to cosmic rays and neutrons and charged beam particles. The coherent event rate for some existing or projected neutrino beams and sources is calculated for a Ge detector.


Neutral Current Recoil Energy Neutrino Beam Charged Beam Particle Quasielastic Scattering 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. O. Niinikoski
    • 1
  • A. Rijllart
    • 1
  1. 1.CERNGeneva 23Switzerland

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