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Carmen
Carmona Benitez
Assistant Professor of Physics
Carmen Carmona Benitez

Lab: Davey 012 and 019

Mailing Address: The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Physics
Davey Lab 104, PMB 219
University Park, PA 16802

Lab Phone: (814)-867-0089

Education

Ph.D. (Physics), University of Granada, Granada, Spain (2009).

Biography:

Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University (2017-).
Assistant Project Scientist, University of California, Santa Barbara (2014-2016).
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of California, Santa Barbara (2013-2014).
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Case Western Reserve University (2009-2013).

Selected Publications

See full always-up-to-date publications list at InspireHEP

ORCID: 0000-0001-7052-2785

  1. D.S. Akerib et al. (LZ Collaboration), “The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experiment”, Nucl. Instrum. Meth., A 953, 163047 (2020). [arXiv:1910.09124]
  2. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “First direct detection constraint on mirror dark matter kinetic mixing using LUX 2013 data”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 012003 (2020). [arXiv:1908.03479]
  3. D.S. Akerib et al. (LZ Collaboration), “Measurement of the Gamma Ray Background in the Davis Cavern at the Sanford Underground Research Facility”, Astroparticle Physics 116, 102391 (2020). 
  4. D.S. Akerib et al. (LZ Collaboration), “Projected WIMP Sensitivity of the LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) Dark Matter Experiment”, Phys. Rev. D 101, 052002 (2020). [arXiV:1802.06039]
  5. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Results of a search for sub-GeV dark matter using 2013 LUX data”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 122, 131301 (2019).
  6. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Calibration, event reconstruction, data analysis and limit calculation for the LUX dark matter experiment”, Phys. Rev. D 97, 102008 (2018). [arXiv:1712.05696]
  7. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “A search for annual and diurnal rate modulations in the LUX experiment”, Phys. Rev. D 98, 062005, (2018).
  8. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Liquid xenon scintillation measurements and pulse shape discrimination in the LUX dark matter detector”, Phys. Rev. D 97, 112002, (2018). 
  9. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Position Reconstruction in LUX”, JINST 13, no. 02, P02001, (2018).
  10. D.S. Akerib et al. (LZ Collaboration), “LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) Technical Design Report”, (2017). [arXiv:1703.09144]
  11. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Ultra-Low Energy Calibration of LUX Detector using 127Xe Electron Capture”, Phys. Rev. D 96, 112011, (2017).
  12. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Limits on spin-dependent WIMP-nucleon cross section obtained from the complete LUX exposure”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 251302, (2017).
  13. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “First Searches for Axions and Axion-Like Particles with the LUX Experiment”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 261301 (2017).
  14. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Results from a search for dark matter in the complete LUX exposure”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 021303, (2017).
  15. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Results on the Spin-Dependent Scattering of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles on Nucleons from the Run 3 Data of the LUX Experiment”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 116, 161302, (2016).
  16. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Improved Limits on Scattering of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles from Reanalysis of 2013 LUX Data”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 116, 161301, (2016).
  17. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “First Results from the LUX Dark Matter Experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 091303 (2014).
  18. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) experiment”, Nucl. Instrum. Meth., A704, 111-126, (2013).