PICO 6 run 2 results releasedpublished: 02.03.2017
The one month data taking period of the second run of PICO 60 has been concluded in Jauary 2017 and the results have been released to the archive. Please have a look at the paper here https://arxiv.org/abs/1702.07666.
Eric Dahl wins the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineerspublished: 17.01.2017
PICO collaboration member Eric Dahl (Northwestern University) recieved the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers! Please follow this link to see the Fermilab announcement.
PICO 60 blind run startedpublished: 01.12.2016
The PICO 60 detector commissioning has been sucessfully concluded. The detector is now taking data with "blinding" enacted. This is done to prevent any biasing of the involved researchers towards any outcome. The detector has shown excellent performance in the weeks leading up to this new data taking phase.
PICO 60 Filledpublished: 20.07.2016
The second run of PICO 60 is about to start after the experiment has been filled with 45 litres of C3F8. The detector now has a new all fused silica vessel, four cameras observing the vessel and a filtration and circulation system for the buffer liquid. PICO 60 is expected to be operated for about one year.
PICO 2L Run 2 Paper Publishedpublished: 22.03.2016
The PICO 2L run 2 paper is now published. Find the official link here.
PICO 2L run 2 paper releasedpublished: 14.01.2016
The small PICO 2L detector has finished taking data for run 2 and this time around the data we got is compatible with background free operation. Please find out more about this in the new paper: arxiv1601.03729.
PICO 2L paper published in PRLpublished: 11.06.2015
The PICO 2L paper is now published in PRL. The official version can be found here.
last update: 02.03.2017
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