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New result from XENON1T

Most stringent result on WIMP dark matter ever.

The XENON collaboration publishes a new result from an unprecedeted dark matter exposure of 1 ton x year using the XENON1T experiment. The world-record, ultra-low background level achieved in this project allowed for the most sensitive dark-matter search ever. No statistically significant excess above the background level was observed and the tightest limit on spin-independent WIMP nucleon couplings was derived for WIMP masses above ~5 GeV/c².

The publication was published in PRL.

  • E. Aprile et al. (XENON Collaboration),
    Dark Matter Search Results from a One Tonne x Year Exposure of XENON1T.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 111302 (2018), arXiv:1805.12562.