Ph.D. Thesis

Background evaluation of the ANAIS dark matter experiment in different configurations: towards a final design.
Patricia Villar Gómez, Universidad de Zaragoza, 2016.
https://zaguan.unizar.es/record/58561/files/TESIS-2017-007.pdf
https://www.educacion.gob.es/teseo/mostrarRef.do?ref=1341708

Design, scale-up and characterization of the data acquisition system for the ANAIS dark matter experiment.
Miguel Ángel Oliván Monge, Universidad de Zaragoza, 2016.
https://lfna.unizar.es/owncloud/index.php/s/SWkVkFJhq4t08BC/download
http://arxiv.org/abs/1601.07312
https://www.educacion.gob.es/teseo/mostrarRef.do?ref=1203804

ANAIS-0: Feasibility study for a 250 kg NaI(Tl) dark matter search experiment at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory.
Clara Cuesta Soria, Universidad de Zaragoza, 2013.
http://www.multidark.es/images/tesiscuesta.pdf
https://www.educacion.gob.es/teseo/mostrarRef.do?ref=1028556

Diseño de un prototipo para un experimento de detección directa de materia oscura mediante modulación anual con centelleadores de ioduro de sodio.
María Martínez Pérez, Universidad de Zaragoza, 2006.
https://www.educacion.es/teseo/mostrarRef.do?ref=398391

Optimización de la respuesta de un sistema multidetector de cristales de centelleo para un experimento de materia oscura (ANAIS).
Carlos Pobes Aranda, Universidad de Zaragoza, 2006.
https://www.educacion.es/teseo/mostrarRef.do?ref=398358

 

Conferences and Seminars

2017

The ANAIS-112 experiment at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory
S. Cebrián
15th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics, TAUP2017, Sudbury, Canada, 24-28 July 2017
View slides

2016

Commissioning and prospects of the ANAIS-112 experiment
P. Villar
VIII CPAN DAYS, 28-30 November 2016, Paraninfo, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
View slides

Testing DAMA/LIBRA with ANAIS-112
M. Martínez
IBS-MultiDark-IPPP Workshop on Dark Matter from aeV to ZeV, Lumley Castle, UK, 21-25 November 2016
View slides

Status and Prospects of ANAIS-112 at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory
M.L. Sarsa
Identification of Dark Matter 2016, 11th International Conference, IDM2016, 18 – 22 July 2016, Sheffield, UK
View slides

Status and Prospects of ANAIS-112 at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory
S. Cebrián
Dark Matter 2016: From the smallest to the largest scales, 27 June – 1 July 2016, Santander, Spain
View slides

Status of the ANAIS experiment
C. Cuesta
UCLA dark matter 2016, 17-20 February 2016, UCLA, CA, US
View slides

2015

Status of the ANAIS experiment at Canfranc
M.A. Oliván
VII CPAN days, 1-3 December 2015, Segovia, Spain
View slides

Status of the ANAIS experiment
M.L. Sarsa
IBS-MultiDark Joint Workshop on Dark Matter and 13th MultiDark Consolider Workshop, 23-28 November 2015, Madrid, Spain
View slides

Status of the Anais Dark Matter project at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory
M.L. Sarsa
International Workshop on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP 2015), 7-11 September 2015, Torino, Italy
View slides

The ANAIS Dark Matter Project: Status and Prospects
M. Martínez
14th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, 12-18 July, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
View slides

Status of the ANAIS dark matter project at the Canfranc underground laboratory
M.A. Oliván
11th AxionWIMP conference (Patras workshop), 22-26 June 2015, Zaragoza
View slides

Background model of NaI(Tl) detectors for the ANAIS dark matter project
P. Villar
11th AxionWIMP conference (Patras workshop), 22-26 June 2015, Zaragoza

Light collection in the prototypes of the ANAIS dark matter project
M.A. Oliván
11th AxionWIMP conference (Patras workshop), 22-26 June 2015, Zaragoza

Latest progress in ANAIS-25 and preliminary results of ANAIS-37
P. Villar
12th MultiDark Consolider Workshop, 15-17 April 2015, Salamanca

Background analysis and status of the ANAIS dark matter project
C. Cuesta
Low Radioactive Techniques Workshop, 18-20 March 2015, Seattle, WA, US
View slides

Production and relevance of cosmogenic radionuclides in NaI(Tl) crystals
S. Cebrián
Low Radioactive Techniques Workshop, 18-20 March 2015, Seattle, WA, US
View poster

2014

Status and prospects of ANAIS
M. Martínez
XI MultiDark Consolider Workshop, 26-28 November 2014, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN

ANAIS: Detección directa de materia oscura en el Laboratorio Subterráneo de Canfranc
P. Villar
6º Jornada de Jóvenes Investigadores de Aragón, 20 November 2014, Zaragoza, SPAIN

Status and Prospects of the ANAIS dark matter Project
P. Villar
VI CPAN DAYS, 20-22 October 2014 Hotel Tryp Sevilla Macarena, Sevilla, SPAIN
https://indico.ific.uv.es/indico/contributionDisplay.py?sessionId=2&contribId=174&confId=2174

Dark Matter Searches with NaI(Tl) at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory
M.L. Sarsa
IBS-MultiDark Joint Focus Program: WIMPs and Axions, 10-21 October 2014, IBS Center for Theoretical Physics of the Universe (CTPU), Daejeon, Korea
https://indico.ibs.re.kr/event/7/contribution/17/material/slides/0.pdf

ANAIS: Status and Prospects.
M.A. Oliván
RICAP-14 Roma International Conference on AstroParticle Physics, Noto, Italy, September 2014
https://agenda.infn.it/getFile.py/access?contribId=116&sessionId=13&resId=0&materialId=slides&confId=7620

Status of the ANAIS Dark Matter Project.
P. Villar
Astroparticle Physics 2014: a joint TeVPA/IDM conference, 23-28 June 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
http://indico.cern.ch/event/278032/session/12/contribution/79

The ANAIS experiment at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory.
M.L. Sarsa
RENATA Meeting: “Astroparticle Physics in Spain in view of Horizon 2020”, 9-11 junio 2014, LSC, Canfranc Estación, España

ANAIS: Status and Prospects
M. Martínez
International Conference on High Energy Physics, 2-9 July 2014, Valencia, Spain
http://indico.ific.uv.es/indico/contributionDisplay.py?contribId=1090&sessionId=16&confId=2025

Results and activities of ANAIS Experiment.
M.L. Sarsa
10th Multidark Consolider Workshop, 2-5 abril 2014, IFIC, Valencia, España

2013

Actividades de búsqueda de materia oscura en la Universidad de Zaragoza y el Laboratorio Subterráneo de Canfranc.
M.L. Sarsa y E. García
Encuentro de excelencia VLC/Campus “Búsqueda de materia oscura”, 10 de diciembre de 2013, Campus de Gandía, UPV, Valencia, España

The ANAIS dark matter search at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory.
M.L. Sarsa
Fundamental Physics, CMB and LSS in the light of Planck satellite and DES, 7-28 de octubre de 2013, Madrid.

Preliminary results of ANAIS-25 at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory.
M.L. Sarsa
TAUP 2013 Conference, Asilomar Conference Grounds, California, USA, September 2013.
https://conferences.lbl.gov/contributionDisplay.py?contribId=73&sessionId=44&confId=36

Preliminary results of ANAIS-25.
C. Cuesta
RICAP-13 Roma International Conference on AstroParticle Physics, Rome, Italy, May 2013
http://agenda.infn.it/getFile.py/access?contribId=60&sessionId=5&resId=0&materialId=slides&confId=5418

From ANAIS-0 to ANAIS-25.
C. Cuesta
8th MultiDark Consolider Workshop, Granada, April 2013
http://www.ift.uam.es/iftworkshops/program.php?id=62

Background studies for NaI(Tl) detectors in the ANAIS dark matter project.
S. Cebrián
Low Radioactivity Techniques 2013, Gran Sasso, Italy, April 2013
https://agenda.infn.it/getFile.py/access?contribId=1&sessionId=7&resId=0&materialId=slides&confId=5248

Dark Matter searches at Canfranc with NaI: the ANAIS experiment.
M. Martínez
LNGS Seminar, February 2013
https://agenda.infn.it/materialDisplay.py?materialId=slides&confId=5933

2012

Dark matter detection with the ANAIS experiment. C. Cuesta, Cantabria Campus Nobel, Santander, 2012
http://www.cantabriacampusnobel.es/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/CCuesta_CCN20121.pdf

Background model for a NaI(Tl) detector in the frame of the ANAIS experiment. M. L. Sarsa, Identification of Dark Matter (IDM 2012), Chicago, July 2012.
http://kicp-workshops.uchicago.edu/IDM2012/depot/talk-sarsa-maria-luisa.pdf

Rare event searches at Canfranc: ANAIS and ROSEBUD experiments. M. Martínez, 13th Marcel Grossmann Meeting , Stockholm, July 2012.

Status of the ANAIS experiment. C. Cuesta, 6th MULTIDARK Consolider Workshop & RENATA Meeting, LSC, Canfranc, April, 2012.
http://members.ift.uam-csic.es/W26/talks/cuesta.pdf

2011

ANAIS: Direct Dark Matter Detection with NaI(Tl) scintillators. C. Cuesta, EIROforum School on Instrumentation  Grenoble, May 2011.
http://www.epn-campus.eu/uploads/media/21.Cuesta_slides_01.pdf

ANAIS Dark Matter experiment. C. Pobes, XXXIX International Meeting on Fundamental Physics (IMFP2011), Canfranc (Spain), February 2011.
http://gifna.unizar.es/wm2011/images/stories/talks/0406_CARLOS_POBES_ANAIS.pdf

Dark Matter Searches at Canfranc: ANAIS and ROSEBUD. M. L. Sarsa, 4th MultiDark Workshop, Madrid, April 2011.
http://members.ift.uam-csic.es/W12/talks/sarsa.pdf

Update on the ANAIS experiment. ANAIS-0 prototype results at the new Canfranc Underground Laboratory. C. Cuesta, Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP2011), Munich, September 2011.
http://taup2011.mpp.mpg.de/?pg=Agenda&topic=1

 2010

Direct Dark Matter Search at Canfranc: ANAIS experiment. M. L. Sarsa, 1st MultiDark Workshop, Madrid, January 2010.
http://members.ift.uam-csic.es/W3/talks/sarsa.pdf

Low energy events in ANAIS prototype. C. Cuesta, International School on Astroparticle Physics (ISAPP 2010), Zaragoza, July 2010.
http://gifna.unizar.es/isapp/images/stories/posters/Cuesta%20Poster.pdf

Low energy events in NaI(Tl) scintillators. ANAIS status and prospects. C. Cuesta, Identification of Dark Matter (IDM2010),Montpellier, July 2010. https://indico.in2p3.fr/getFile.py/access?contribId=99&sessionId=15&resId=1&materialId=slides&confId=1565

2009

ANAIS status report. C. Pobes, Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP2009),Rome, July 2009.
http://taup2009.lngs.infn.it/slides/jul3/pobes.pdf


 

Publications

2017

Cosmogenic production of tritium in dark matter detectors, J. Amaré et al.
Submitted for publication to Astroparticle Physics.
https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.05818

Annual modulation of dark matter: the ANAIS-112 case, I. Coarasa et al.
http://arxiv.org/abs/1704.06861

Light yield determination in large sodium iodide detectors applied in the search for dark matter, M.A. Oliván et al.
Astroparticle Physics 93 (2017) 86-95
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.astropartphys.2017.06.005
http://arxiv.org/abs/1703.01262

2016

Assessment of backgrounds of the ANAIS experiment for dark matter direct detection, J. Amaré et al.
Eur. Phys. Journal C 76 (2016) 1-15
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4279-2
http://arxiv.org/abs/1604.05587

The ANAIS Dark Matter Project: Status and Prospects, J. Amaré et al.
Proceedings of the 14th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, July 2015, Rome, Italy.
To be published by World Scientific.
http://arxiv.org/abs/1601.01184

ANAIS: Status and Prospects, J. Amaré et al.
EPJ Web of Conferences 121 (2016) 06008
Contributed to the 5th Roma International Conference on Astroparticle Physics, RICAP 2014; Oct 2014; Noto; Italy
http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/201612106008
http://arxiv.org/abs/1501.00104

Status of the ANAIS Dark Matter Project at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory, J. Amaré et al.
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 718 (2016) 4 – 042052
Contributed to the TAUP2015 Conference, Torino, Italy, September 2015.
http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.04239
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/718/4/042052

ANAIS: Status and Prospects, J. Amaré et al.
Nuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings 273-275 (2016) 2366-2368.
http://arxiv.org/abs/1410.5949
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2015.09.393

2015

Status of the ANAIS Dark Matter Project at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory, J. Amaré et al.
Contributed to the 11th Patras Workshop on Axions, WIMPs and WISPs, Zaragoza, June 22 to 26, 2015.
DESY-PROC-2015-02, published by Verlag Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron,2015. ISBN: 978-3-935702-43-0. Pages 88-91
https://axion-wimp2015.desy.de/sites/sites_conferences/site_axion-wimp2015/content/e13847/e16320/Proc_11thPatras.pdf
http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.07213

Background model of NaI(Tl) detectors for the ANAIS Dark Matter Project, J. Amaré et al.
Contributed to the 11th Patras Workshop on Axions, WIMPs and WISPs, Zaragoza, June 22 to 26, 2015.
DESY-PROC-2015-02, published by Verlag Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron,2015. ISBN: 978-3-935702-43-0. Pages 232-235
https://axion-wimp2015.desy.de/sites/sites_conferences/site_axion-wimp2015/content/e13847/e16320/Proc_11thPatras.pdf
http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.07907

Light Collection in the Prototypes of the ANAIS Dark Matter Project, J. Amaré et al.
Contributed to the 11th Patras Workshop on Axions, WIMPs and WISPs, Zaragoza, June 22 to 26, 2015.
DESY-PROC-2015-02, published by Verlag Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron,2015. ISBN: 978-3-935702-43-0. Pages 224-227
https://axion-wimp2015.desy.de/sites/sites_conferences/site_axion-wimp2015/content/e13847/e16320/Proc_11thPatras.pdf
http://arxiv.org/abs/1508.06152

Background analysis and status of the ANAIS dark matter Project, J. Amaré et al.
AIP Conference Proceedings 1672 (2015) 100001.
Proceedings of the Low Radioactivity Techniques 2015 conference, March 2015, Seattle, WA, US.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4928001
http://arxiv.org/abs/1506.03210

Production and relevance of cosmogenic radionuclides in NaI(Tl) crystals, J. Amaré et al.
AIP Conference Proceedings 1672 (2015) 140001.
Proceedings of the Low Radioactivity Techniques 2015 conference, March 2015, Seattle, WA, US.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4928017
http://arxiv.org/abs/1505.06102

From ANAIS-25 towards ANAIS-250, J. Amaré et al.
Physics Procedia 61 (2015) 157, TAUP2013 Proceedings.
http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.3564
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875389214006397#

Cosmogenic radionuclide production in NaI(Tl) crystals, J. Amaré et al.
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 02 (2015) 046
http://arxiv.org/abs/1411.0106
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1475-7516/2015/02/046

Rare Event Searches at Canfranc: ANAIS Experiment, J. Amaré et al.
Proceedings of the 13th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, July 2012, Stockholm, Sweden.
Published by World Scientific in March 2015. ISBN: 978-981-4612-14-2. Pages 1010-12.
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789814623995_0068

2014

Bulk NaI(Tl) scintillation low energy events selection with the ANAIS-0 module, C. Cuesta et al.
European Physical Journal C 74 (2014) 3150
http://arxiv.org/abs/1407.5125
http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1140%2Fepjc%2Fs10052-014-3150-6.pdf

Analysis of the 40K contamination in NaI(Tl) crystals from different providers in the frame of the ANAIS project, C. Cuesta et al.
International Journal of Modern Physics A 29 (2014) 1443010
http://arxiv.org/abs/1403.3580
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/pdf/10.1142/S0217751X14430106

Study of scintillation in natural and synthetic quartz and methacrylate, J. Amaré et al.
Optical Materials 36 (2014) 1408-1417.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2014.03.042
http://arxiv.org/abs/1401.3118

Preliminary results of ANAIS-25, J. Amaré et al.
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 742 (2014) 187-190. Proceedings of the RICAP conference, May 2013, Rome, Italy.
http://arxiv.org/abs/1308.3478
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2013.09.019

Response of Parylene-coated NaI(Tl) at low temperature, N. Coron et al.
Proceedings of the RPSCint conference, July 2013, Kiev, Ukraine.
EPJ Web of Conferences 65 (2014) 02001
http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/20136502001

2013

Background studies for NaI(Tl) detectors in the ANAIS dark matter project, J. Amaré et al.
Proceedings of the Topical Workshop in Low Radioactivity Techniques, April 2013, LNGS, Italy.
AIP Conf. Proc. 1549 (2013) 165-168
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4818100

Slow scintillation time constants in NaI(Tl) for different interacting particles, C. Cuesta et al.
Optical Materials.36 (2013) 316-320
http://arxiv.org/abs/1307.1398
http://http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2013.09.015

Study of Parylene-coated NaI(Tl) at low temperatures for bolometric applications, N. Coron et al.
Astroparticle Physics 47 (2013) 31-37
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.astropartphys.2013.06.001

2012

Update on the ANAIS experiment. ANAIS-0 prototype results at the new Canfranc Underground Laboratory., J. Amaré et al.
Journal of Physics (Conference Series) 375 (2012) 01202
http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/375/1/012026

Background model for a NaI(Tl) detector devoted to dark matter searches. S. Cebrián et al,
Astropart. Phys. 37 (2012) 60-69
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927650512001454

2011

Low energy events in NaI(Tl) scintillators. ANAIS status and prospects. J. Amaré et al.
PoS (IDM2010) 020, 2011
http://pos.sissa.it/archive/conferences/110/020/IDM2010_020.pdf

2010

ANAIS status report. J. Amaré et al.
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 203 (2010) 01204
http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/203/1/012044

Before 2010

Dark matter NaI searches at Canfranc: Status of ANAIS.  J. Amaré et al.
Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on the Identification of Dark Matter, Rodas (Grecia), 11-16 September 2006, World Scientific, 2007, p. 237.

UZ Dark Matter Searches at Canfranc. J. Amaré et al.
AIP Conf. Proc. 878 (2006) 9
http://proceedings.aip.org/resource/2/apcpcs/878/1/99_1

Background understanding and improvement  in NAI scintillators. J. Amaré et al.
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 39 (2006) 20
http://www.iop.org/EJ/toc/1742-6596/39/1

Dark matter searches with NaI scintillators in the Canfranc underground laboratory: ANAIS experiment. J. Amaré et al.
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 39 (2006) 12
http://www.iop.org/EJ/toc/1742-6596/39/1

Status of the ANAIS experiment at Canfranc.  M. Martínez et al.
Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on the Identification of Dark Matter, Edimburgo, 6-10 September 2004, World Scientific 2005, p. 283

Searching for annual modulation in the WIMP signal: the ANAIS experiment at Canfranc. J. Morales et al.
Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 118 (2003) 52
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920563203014026

Status of the ANAIS experiment at Canfranc. S. Cebrián et al.
Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 114 (2003) 11
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920563203014026

Status and preliminary results of the ANAIS experiment at Canfranc. S. Cebrián et al.
Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 110 (2002) 94
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920563202014627

Cold dark matter searches at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory. S. Cebrián et al.
New Journal of Physics 2 (2000) 13
http://iopscience.iop.org/1367-2630/2/1/13

Results of a search for annual modulation ofWIMP signals. M. L. Sarsa et al.
Phys. Rev. D 56 (1997) 1856.
http://prd.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v56/i4/p1856_1

Searching for annual modulations of WIMPs with NaI scintillators. M. L. Sarsa et al.
Phys. Lett. B 386 (1996) 458
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0370269396010702