Assistant Professor Palladino has extensive experience in argon and xenon liquid noble gas detectors for dark matter searches. Palladino has L3 responsibility for the LZ system test at SLAC and is a member of the LZ small Xe chamber taskforce, of the LZ Skin region task force, and of the LUX Pulse Shape Discrimination analysis group. Palladino will be resident at SLAC in 2015-16, along with UW-Madison graduate student and Research Assistant Shaun Alsum and a postdoc to be hired. Palladino will initially devote 50% of her research time to LZ and 50% of her research time to LUX transitioning to 100% on LZ in 2017.
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