Andrew Sonnenschein

The CPC is hosted the Dark Wave Lab workshop on April 15-16, 2024. Over 80 in-person and remote participants joined to discuss plans for creating a shared facility for axion search experiments at Fermilab.  

The PICO-60 detector was originally called “COUPP-60,” with COUPP standing for “Chicagoland Observatory for Underground Particle Physics.” It was designed and built by Fermilab in collaboration with the University of Chicago and Indiana University, South Bend. Work began at Fermilab in 2005, and, after extensive testing, the detector was moved to SNOLAB in 2012. “We’ve been… More »