UA Researchers Contribute to Startup of Dark Matter Detector

LZ team in detector water tank
Members of the LZ team, including Dr. Ryan Wang third from left, in the LZ water tank after the outer detector installation. Photo by Matthew Kapust, with Sanford Underground Research Facility.

From the UA News Center | Under the Black Hills of South Dakota a uniquely sensitive dark matter detector has passed a check-out phase of startup operations and delivered its first results, the culmination of the work of an international team that includes three researchers from The University of Alabama Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dr. Andreas Piepke, professor; Dr. Ion Stancu, professor; and Dr. Ryan Wang, assistant professor.

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