Highlights of DAMPE experiment

The dark matter particle explorer (DAMPE) is a space-borne high energy cosmic ray and gamma-ray detector dedicated to searching for dark matter indirectly in space. The wide energy range coverage, high energy resolution, and high particle identification capability of DAMPE successfully open a new window for the high energy Universe. Since its launch in the end of 2015, DAMPE has been operated smoothly for more than 2 years in space. Based on the data recorded by DAMPE, we have measured the cosmic ray electron plus positron fluxes with very high precision to about 5 TeV, which may shed new light on the detection of dark matter. In this talk the background of dark matter detection, the DAMPE detector and performance, and the first physical results will be presented. 

Speaker: 
Qiang Yuan (PMO)
Location: 
first floor meeting room, KIAA
Time: 
Wed, 2018-07-11 12:00 to 13:00