Dr. Jason Haraldsen, Associate Professor
Faculty Mentor Department
Department of Physics
The purpose of this paper is to review the different methods and materials used in the detection of dark matter. Special attention is given to materials in the solid state, but other materials are briefly mentioned for the sake of completeness. After a review, we discuss the viability of each material as a detector, and determine what advantages each material has, and what method of detection works best for each material. We conclude by discussing the potential outcomes of a null detection.
Harrison, James E. IV
"Dark Matter Detection Materials,"
PANDION: The Osprey Journal of Research and Ideas: Vol. 2:
1, Article 10.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.unf.edu/pandion_unf/vol2/iss1/10