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In: Nuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings, Vol. 273-275, 31.05.2016, p. 340-346.

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DEAP Collaboration & Seeburn, N 2016, 'DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search', Nuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings, vol. 273-275, pp. 340-346. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2015.09.048

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DEAP Collaboration, & Seeburn, N. (2016). DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search. Nuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings, 273-275, 340-346. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2015.09.048

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DEAP Collaboration, Seeburn N. DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search. Nuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings. 2016 May 31;273-275:340-346. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2015.09.048

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DEAP Collaboration ; Seeburn, Navin. / DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search. In: Nuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings. 2016 ; Vol. 273-275. pp. 340-346.

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title = "DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search",
abstract = "The DEAP-3600 experiment is located 2 km underground at SNOLAB, in Sudbury, Ontario. It is a single-phase detector that searches for dark matter particle interactions within a 1000-kg fiducial mass target of liquid argon. A first generation prototype detector (DEAP-1) with a 7-kg liquid argon target mass demonstrated a high level of pulse-shape discrimination (PSD) for reducing β/γ backgrounds and helped to develop low radioactivity techniques to mitigate surface-related α backgrounds. Construction of the DEAP-3600 detector is nearly complete and commissioning is starting in 2014. The target sensitivity to spin-independent scattering of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs) on nucleons of 10−46cm2 will allow one order of magnitude improvement in sensitivity over current searches at 100 GeV WIMP mass. This paper presents an overview and status of the DEAP-3600 project and discusses plans for a future multi-tonne experiment, DEAP-50T.",
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