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# Neutrino 2020

June 22, 2020 to July 2, 2020
US/Central timezone

## MADMAX - Prototype Developments and Characterization Studies

Not scheduled
10m
Poster

### Speaker

Dr Derek Strom (Max Planck Institute for Physics)

### Description

MADMAX (the MAgnetized Disk And Mirror Axion eXperiment) is a novel approach to search for Axion Dark Matter in the mass range 40-400 $\mu$eV/c$^2$. It utilizes the principle of the dielectric haloscope, a system composed of several parallel dielectric disks, a mirror, and a receiver. This so-called booster system is placed within a magnetic field and a cryogenic environment. We investigate the electromagnetic properties, systematic effects, and the thermal noise of several small prototype versions of the MADMAX experiment, including a proof of principle booster setup, and small (~10 cm) diameter tube designs. Measurement of electromagnetic signal reflection, dielectric disk placement precision, antenna designs, and thermal background signals are studied and the results are presented.

### Mini-abstract

Characterization studies and results of several novel dielectric haloscope prototypes for MADMAX.

### Primary author

Dr Derek Strom (Max Planck Institute for Physics)