Mr Alistair Butcher

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Electromagnetic backgrounds and potassium-42 activity in the DEAP-3600 dark matter detector

    DEAP-3600 Collaboration, 30 Oct 2019, In: Physical Review D . 100, 7, p. 1-17 17 p., 072009 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Search for dark matter with a 231-day exposure of liquid argon using DEAP-3600 at SNOLAB

    DEAP-3600 Collaboration, 24 Jul 2019, In: Physical Review D . 100, 2, p. 1-25 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Published

    In-situ characterization of the Hamamatsu R5912-HQE photomultiplier tubes used in the DEAP-3600 experiment

    Boorman, G., Butcher, A., Fatemighomi, N., Williams, E., Kemp, A., La Zia, F., Monroe, J., Seeburn, N. & Walding, J., 1 Apr 2019, In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 922, p. 373-384 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Design and construction of the DEAP-3600 dark matter detector

    Amaudruz, P-A., Boorman, G., Butcher, A., Fatemighomi, N., Williams, E., Kemp, A., La Zia, F., Seeburn, N., Walding, J. & DEAP-3600 Collaboration, Mar 2019, In: Astroparticle Physics. 108, p. 1-23 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. 2018
  7. Published

    First Results from the DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search with Argon at SNOLAB

    -A. Amaudruz, P., Boorman, G., Butcher, A., Fatemighomi, N., Grace, E., Hall, A., La Zia, F., Monroe, J., Seeburn, N., Taylor, J., Walding, J. & DEAP-3600 Collaboration, 17 Aug 2018, In: Physical Review Letters. 121, 7, p. 1-6 6 p., 071801.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  8. 2017
  9. Published

    A method for characterizing after-pulsing and dark noise of PMTs and SiPMs

    Butcher, A., Monroe, J. & Walding, J., 11 Dec 2017, In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 875, p. 87-91 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Can tonne-scale direct detection experiments discover nuclear dark matter?

    Butcher, A., Kirk, R., Monroe, J. & West, S. M., 23 Oct 2017, In: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2017, p. 1-23 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Index of refraction, Rayleigh scattering length, and Sellmeier coefficients in solid and liquid argon and xenon

    Grace, E., Butcher, A., Monroe, J. & Nikkel, J. A., 21 Sep 2017, In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 867, p. 204-208 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. 2016
  13. Unpublished

    Searching for Dark Matter with DEAP-3600

    Butcher, A., 2016, (Unpublished) 168 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

  14. 2015
  15. Published

    Improving photoelectron counting and particle identification in scintillation detectors with Bayesian techniques

    Akashi-Ronquest, M., Amaudruz, P-A., Batygov, M., Beltran, B., Bodmer, M., Boulay, M. G., Broerman, B., Buck, B., Butcher, A., Cai, B., Caldwell, T., Chen, M., Chen, Y., Cleveland, B., Coakley, K., Dering, K., Duncan, F. A., Formaggio, J. A., Gagnon, R., Gastler, D. & 62 others, Giuliani, F., Gold, M., Golovko, V. V., Gorel, P., Graham, K., Grace, E., Guerrero, N., Guiseppe, V., Hallin, A. L., Harvey, P., Hearns, C., Henning, R., Hime, A., Hofgartner, J., Jaditz, S., Jillings, C. J., Kachulis, C., Kearns, E., Kelsey, J., Klein, J. R., Kuzniak, M., LaTorre, A., Lawson, I., Li, O., Lidgard, J. J., Liimatainen, P., Linden, S., McFarlane, K., McKinsey, D. N., MacMullin, S., Mastbaum, A., Mathew, R., McDonald, A. B., Mei, D-M., Monroe, J., Muir, A., Nantais, C., Nicolics, K., Nikkel, J. A., Noble, T., O'Dwyer, E., Olsen, K., Orebi Gann, G. D., Ouellet, C., Palladino, K., Pasuthip, P., Perumpilly, G., Pollmann, T., Rau, P., Retiere, F., Rielage, K., Schnee, R., Seibert, S., Skensved, P., Sonley, T., Vazquez-Jauregui, E., Veloce, L., Walding, J., Wang, B., Wang, J., Ward, M. & Zhang, C., May 2015, In: Astroparticle Physics. 65, p. 40–54 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Update on the MiniCLEAN Dark Matter Experiment

    Rielage, K., Akashi-Ronquest, M., Bodmer, M., Bourque, R., Buck, B., Butcher, A., Caldwell, T., Coakley, K., Flores, E., Formaggio, J. A., Gastler, D., Giuliani, F., Grace, E., Griego, J., Guerrero, N., Guiseppe, V., Henning, R., Hime, A., Jaditz, S., Kachulis, C. & 23 others, Kearns, E., Kelsey, J., Klein, J. R., Latorre, A., Lawson, I., Linden, S., Lopez, F., McKinsey, D. N., MacMullin, S., Mastbaum, A., Mei, D. M., Monroe, J., Nikkel, J. A., Oertel, J., Orebi Gann, G. D., Palladino, K., Perumpilly, G., Rodriguez, L., Schnee, R., Seibert, S., Walding, J., Wang, B. & Zhang, C., 2015, In: Physics Procedia. 61, p. 144-152 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review