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Direct Detection Dark Matter Experiments

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Name Email Phone Room
Jean  Cottam Allen jcallen@nsf.gov (703) 292-8783   
James  Whitmore jwhitmor@nsf.gov (703) 292-8908  1015N  


Solicitation  13-597

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.




This solicitation invites proposals for support of R&D and construction of future generation experiments that conduct direct-detection searches for dark matter particles.  Proposals are not limited to searches for WIMPs or axions; any viable dark matter species may be the object of an investigation.


What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program

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