First results from DAMIC-M chosen as PRL Editors’ Suggestion

May 3, 2023


Led by PI Privitera, the DAMIC-M experiment published it’s first, world-leading results searching for sub-GeV dark matter via electron scattering in silicon CCDs. The new DAMIC-M limits are highlighted in Physical Review Letters as an Editors’ Suggestion. Members of the Chicago group played a  leading role in the detector design, underground construction, and data analysis.