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Development of $^{100}$Mo-containing scintillating bolometers for a high-sensitivity neutrinoless double-beta decay search


Armengaud, E. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay) ; Augier, C. (Lyon, IPN) ; Barabash, A.S. (Kurchatov Inst., Moscow) ; Beeman, J.W. (LBL, Berkeley) ; Bekker, T.B. (Novosibirsk State U.) ; Bellini, F. (INFN, Rome) ; Benoît, A. (Neel Lab, Grenoble) ; Bergé, L. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Bergmann, T. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IPE) ; Billard, J. (Lyon, IPN) ; Boiko, R.S. (Kiev, INR) ; Broniatowski, A. (KIT, Karlsruhe, EKP) ; Brudanin, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Camus, P. (Neel Lab, Grenoble) ; Capelli, S. (INFN, Milan Bicocca) ; Cardani, L. (INFN, Rome) ; Casali, N. (INFN, Rome) ; Cazes, A. (Lyon, IPN) ; Chapellier, M. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Charlieux, F. (Lyon, IPN) ; Chernyak, D.M. (Tokyo U., IPMU) ; de Combarieu, M. (IRFU, Saclay) ; Coron, N. (Orsay, IAS) ; Danevich, F.A. (Kiev, INR) ; Dafinei, I. (INFN, Rome) ; De Jesus, M. (Lyon, IPN) ; Devoyon, L. (IPhT, Saclay) ; Di Domizio, S. (INFN, Genoa) ; Dumoulin, L. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Eitel, K. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IKP) ; Enss, C. (Kirchhoff Inst. Phys.) ; Ferroni, F. (INFN, Rome) ; Fleischmann, A. (Kirchhoff Inst. Phys.) ; Foerster, N. (KIT, Karlsruhe, EKP) ; Gascon, J. (Lyon, IPN) ; Gastaldo, L. (Kirchhoff Inst. Phys.) ; Gironi, L. (INFN, Milan Bicocca) ; Giuliani, A. (Insubria U., Como) ; Grigorieva, V.D. (Novosibirsk, Inst. Inorganic Chem.) ; Gros, M. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay) ; Hehn, L. (LBL, Berkeley) ; Hervé, S. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay) ; Humbert, V. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Ivannikova, N.V. (Novosibirsk, Inst. Inorganic Chem.) ; Ivanov, I.M. (Novosibirsk, Inst. Inorganic Chem.) ; Jin, Y. (Unlisted, FR) ; Juillard, A. (Lyon, IPN) ; Kleifges, M. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IPE) ; Kobychev, V.V. (Kiev, INR) ; Konovalov, S.I. (Kurchatov Inst., Moscow) ; Koskas, F. (IPhT, Saclay) ; Kozlov, V. (KIT, Karlsruhe, EKP) ; Kraus, H. (Oxford U.) ; Kudryavtsev, V.A. (Sheffield U.) ; Laubenstein, M. (Gran Sasso) ; Le Sueur, H. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Loidl, M. (LIST, Saclay) ; Magnier, P. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay) ; Makarov, E.P. (Novosibirsk, Inst. Inorganic Chem.) ; Mancuso, M. (Munich, Max Planck Inst.) ; de Marcillac, P. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Marnieros, S. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Marrache-Kikuchi, C. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Nagorny, S. (GSSI, Aquila) ; Navick, X-F. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay) ; Nikolaichuk, M.O. (Kiev, INR) ; Nones, C. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay) ; Novati, V. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Olivieri, E. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Pari, P. (IRFU, Saclay) ; Pattavina, L. (Gran Sasso) ; Pavan, M. (INFN, Milan Bicocca) ; Paul, B. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay) ; Penichot, Y. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay) ; Pessina, G. (INFN, Milan Bicocca) ; Piperno, G. (Frascati) ; Pirro, S. (Gran Sasso) ; Plantevin, O. (CSNSM, Orsay) ; Poda, D.V. (Kiev, INR) ; Queguiner, E. (Lyon, IPN) ; Redon, T. (Orsay, IAS) ; Rodrigues, M. (LIST, Saclay) ; Rozov, S. (Dubna, JINR) ; Rusconi, C. (INFN, Milan Bicocca) ; Sanglard, V. (Lyon, IPN) ; Schäffner, K. (Gran Sasso) ; Scorza, S. (KIT, Karlsruhe, EKP) ; Shlegel, V.N. (Novosibirsk, Inst. Inorganic Chem.) ; Siebenborn, B. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IKP) ; Strazzer, O. (IPhT, Saclay) ; Tcherniakhovski, D. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IPE) ; Tomei, C. (INFN, Rome) ; Tretyak, V.I. (Kiev, INR) ; Umatov, V.I. (Kurchatov Inst., Moscow) ; Vagneron, L. (Lyon, IPN) ; Vasiliev, Ya.V. (Novosibirsk, Inst. Inorganic Chem.) ; Velazquez, M. (Bordeaux U.) ; Vignati, M. (INFN, Rome) ; Weber, M. (KIT, Karlsruhe, IPE) ; Yakushev, E. (Dubna, JINR) ; Zolotarova, A.S. (IRFU, SPhN, Saclay)

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Abstract: We report recent achievements in the development of scintillating bolometers to search for neutrinoless double-beta decay of $^{100}$Mo. The presented results have been obtained in the framework of the LUMINEU, LUCIFER and EDELWEISS collaborations, and are now part of the R\&D activities towards CUPID (CUORE Update with Particle IDentification), a proposed next-generation double-beta decay experiment based on the CUORE experience. We have developed a technology for the production of large mass ($\sim$1 kg), high optical quality, radiopure zinc and lithium molybdate crystal scintillators (ZnMoO$_4$ and Li$_2$MoO$_4$, respectively) from deeply purified natural and $^{100}$Mo-enriched molybdenum. The procedure is applied for a routine production of enriched crystals. Furthermore, the technology of a single detector module consisting of a large-volume ($\sim 100$~cm$^3$) Zn$^{100}$MoO$_4$ and Li$_2$$^{100}$MoO$_4$ scintillating bolometer has been established, demonstrating performance and radiopurity that are close to satisfy the demands of CUPID. In particular, the FWHM energy resolution of the detectors at 2615 keV --- near the $Q$-value of the double-beta transition of $^{100}$Mo (3034~keV) --- is $\approx$ 4--10~keV. The achieved rejection of $\alpha$-induced dominant background above 2.6~MeV is at the level of more than 99.9\%. The bulk activity of $^{232}$Th ($^{228}$Th) and $^{226}$Ra in the crystals is below 10 $\mu$Bq/kg. Both crystallization and detector technologies favor Li$_2$MoO$_4$, which was selected as a main element for the realization of a CUPID demonstrator (CUPID-0/Mo) with $\sim$7 kg of $^{100}$Mo.

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Note: *Brief entry*; *Temporary entry*; 33 pages, 12 figures, 7 tables; submitted to EPJC

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