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Indiana University Bloomington

Lisa J. Kaufman

Lisa J.  Kaufman Assistant Professor
Nuclear Physics (Experimental)

B.S., College of William and Mary, 2000.
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2007.
Postdoctoral Position: University of Maryland, Department of Physics, 2007-2010

Office: Swain West 337 / CEEM 112B
Phone: 5-2878
Email: ljkauf at indiana.edu

Curriculum Vitae
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Our group investigates neutrino properties using the search for neutrinoless double beta decay as a probe as a member of the Enriched Xenon Observatory (EXO) Collaboration.


Selected Publications

  • M. Auger et al. [EXO Collaboration], "Search for Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay in 136Xe with EXO-200", Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 032505 (2012).
  • S. Abrahamyan et al. [HAPPEX and PREX Collaborations], "New Measurement of the Transverse Beam Asymmetry for Elastic Electron Scattering from Selected Nuclei", Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 192501 (2012).
  • M. Auger et al. [EXO Collaboration], "The EXO-200 detector, part I: Detector design and construction", JINST 7, P05010 (2012).
  • A. Dobi et al. [EXO Collaboration], "Xenon purity analysis for EXO-200 via mass spectrometry", Nucl. Inst. Meth A675, 40 (2012).
  • N. Ackerman et al. [EXO Collaboration], "Observation of two-neutrino double-beta decay in 136Xe with the EXO-200 detector", Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 212501 (2011).
  • A. Dobi et al. [EXO Collaboration], "A xenon gas purity monitor for EXO", Nucl. Inst. Meth. A659, 215 (2011).
  • F. LePort et al. [EXO Collaboration], "A magnetically-driven piston pump for ultra-clean applications", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 105114 (2011).
  • M. Montero Diez, et al. [EXO Collaboration],"A simple radionuclide-driven single-ion source", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 81, 113301 (2010).
  • D.S. Leonard, A. Dobi, C. Hall, L.J. Kaufman, T. Langford, S. Slutsky, and Y-R. Yen, "A simple high-sensitivity technique for purity analysis of xenon gas", Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 621, 678 (2010).
  • A. Dobi, D.S. Leonard, C. Hall, L.J. Kaufman, T. Langford, S. Slutsky, and Y-R. Yen, "Study of a zirconium getter for purification of xenon gas", Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 620, 594 (2010).
  • S. Slutsky, Y-R. Yen, H. Breuer, A. Dobi, C. Hall, T. Langford, D.S. Leonard, L.J. Kaufman, V. Strickland, N. Voskanian, "A xenon condenser with a remote liquid storage vessel", Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 610, 669 (2009).
  • R. Neilson, et al. [EXO Collaboration], "Characterization of large area APDs for the EXO-200 detector", Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 608, 68 (2009).
  • A. Acha, et al. [HAPPEX Collaboration], "Precision Measurements of the Nucleon Strange Form Factors at Q2 ~ 0.1 GeV2", Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 032301 (2007).