Status and perspectives of COBRA

M. Fritts, K. Zuber

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Abstract

The COBRA experiment is a search for neutrinoless double-beta decay using CdZnTe semiconductor detectors. Currently COBRA is collecting data from 32 coplanar grid (CPG) detectors installed in the Gran Sasso National Laboratory. This serves as a prototype for a proposed design of over 100 kg target mass in order to achieve the sensitivity necessary to probe new parameter space for 0νββ. Pixelated detector allowing tracking and thus particle identification are also explored as a unique option in double beta searches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-39
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Volume237-238
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes
Event25th International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics, Neutrino Oscillation Workshop, NOW 2012 - Otranto, Italy
Duration: Sep 9 2012Sep 15 2012

Keywords

  • CdZnTe
  • Neutrino
  • Neutrinoless double-beta decay

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