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Luiz de Viveiros

Luiz de Viveiros

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  • Assistant Professor of Physics
Office: Davey 320E
Lab: Davey 012
Mailing Address:
The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Physics
104 Davey Lab, PMB 169

University Park, PA 16802
Email: ldeviveiros [ AT ] psu [ DOT ] edu
Phone: (814) 865-3628


  1. Ph.D. (Physics), Brown University, 2009.


  • Assistant Project Scientist, University of California, Santa Barbara (2015-2016)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of California, Santa Barbara (2014 - 2015).
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Laboratorio de Instrumentacao e Fısica Experimental de Partıculas, Coimbra, Portugal (2009 - 2013).

Selected Publications

  1. D.M. Asner et al. (Project 8 Collaboration), “Single electron detection and spec-troscopy via relativistic cyclotron radiation”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 162501, 2015.
  2. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Radiogenic and muon-induced back-grounds in the LUX dark matter detector”, Astropart. Phys. 62, 33-46, 2015.
  3. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “First results from the LUX dark matter experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112091303, 2014.
  4. D.S. Akerib et al. (LUX Collaboration), “Technical results from the surface run of the LUX dark matter experiment”, Astropart. Phys. 45, 34-43, 2013.

Research Interests

  • Measurement of the neutrino mass, using novel radio-frequency techniques (Project 8 experiment).
  • Direct detection of dark matter, using liquid noble gas detectors (LUX and LZ experiments).