Publications

Characterization of the scintillation time response of liquid argon detectors for dark matter search, P. Agnes, S. De Cecco, A. Fan, G. Fiorillo, D. Franco, C. Galbiati, C. Giganti, G. Korga, M. Lebois, A. Mandarano, C. J. Martoff, L. Pagani, E. Pantic, A. Razeto, A. L. Renshaw, Q. Riffard, B. Schlitzer, A. Tonazzo, H. Wang, J. N. Wilson, JINST 16 (2021) 11, P11026

First demonstration of directional measurement of sub-MeV solar neutrinos in a liquid scintillator detector with Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, arxiv:2109.04770 (2021)

Calibration of the liquid argon ionization response to low energy electronic and nuclear recoils with DarkSide-50, DarkSide Collaboration, Phys.Rev.D 104 (2021) 8, 082005

A study of events with photoelectric emission in the DarkSide-50 liquid argon Time Projection Chamber, DarkSide Collaboration, arxiv:2107.08015 (2021)

Performance of the ReD TPC, a novel double-phase LAr detector with Silicon Photomultiplier Readout, DarkSide Collaboration, Eur.Phys.J.C 81 (2021) 11, 1014

Identification of the cosmogenic 11C background in large volumes of liquid scintillators with Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, arxiv:2106.10973 (2021)

Separating 39Ar from 40Ar by cryogenic distillation with Aria for dark matter searches, DarkSide Collaboration, Eur.Phys.J.C 81 (2021) 4

SNEWS 2.0: A Next-Generation SuperNova Early Warning System for Multi-messenger Astronomy, SNEWS Collaboration, New J.Phys. 23 (2021) 3, 031201

Sensitivity of future liquid argon dark matter search experiments to core-collapse supernova neutrinos, DarkSide Collaboration, JCAP 03 (2021) 043

Experimental evidence of neutrinos produced in the CNO fusion cycle in the Sun, Borexino Collaboration, Nature 587 (2020) 577-582

Sensitivity to neutrinos from the solar CNO cycle in Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Eur.Phys.J.C 80 (2020)

Mechanical Ventilator Milano (MVM): A Novel Mechanical Ventilator Designed for Mass Scale Production in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemics, C. Galbiati, W. Bonivento, M. Caravati, et al., Phys Fluids (1994) 2021 33(3):037122

SiPM-matrix readout of two-phase argon detectors using electroluminescence in the visible and near infrared range, DarkSide Collaboration, Eur.Phys.J.C 81 (2021) 2, 153

Improved measurement of 8B solar neutrinos with 1.5 kt y of Borexino exposure, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 101 (2020) 062001

Constraints on flavor-diagonal non-standard neutrino interactions from Borexino Phase-II, Borexino Collaboration, JHEP 2002 (2020) 038

Effective field theory interactions for liquid argon target in DarkSide-50 experiment, DarkSide Collaboration, Phys. Rev.D 101 (2020) 6, 062002

Design and construction of a new detector to measure ultra-low radioactive-isotope contamination of argon, DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 15 (2020) 02 P02024

Modulations of the Cosmic Muon Signal in Ten Years of Borexino Data , Borexino Collaboration, JCAP 1902 (2019) 046

Comprehensive geoneutrino analysis with Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D101 (2020) no.1, 012009

Search for low-energy neutrinos from astrophysical sources with Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Astropart. Phys. 125 (2021) 102509

Measurement of the ion fraction and mobility of 218Po produced in 222Rn decays in liquid argon, DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 14 (2019) P11018

First Simultaneous Precision Spectroscopy of pp, 7Be, and pep Solar Neutrinos with Borexino Phase-II, Borexino Collaboration, Phys.Rev. D100 (2019) no.8, 082004

Directional dark matter detection sensitivity of a two-phase liquid argon detector , M. Cadeddu et al., JCAP 1901 (2019) no.01, 014

Comprehensive measurement of pp-chain solar neutrinos, Borexino Collaboration, Nature 562 (2018) 505-510

Yields and production rates of 9Li and 8He measured with the Double Chooz near and far detectors, Double Chooz Collaboration, JHEP 1811, 053 (2018)

Low-mass Dark Matter Search with the DarkSide-50 Experiment, DarkSide Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121 (2018) 081307

Constraints on Sub-GeV Dark Matter-Electron Scattering from the DarkSide-50 Experiment, DarkSide Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 111303 (2018)

DarkSide-50 532-day Dark Matter Search with Low-Radioactivity Argon , DarkSide Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 98 (2018) 102006

Electroluminescence pulse shape and electron diffusion in liquid argon measured in a dual-phase TPC, DarkSide Collaboration, NIM A904 (2018) 23-34

Measurement of the liquid argon energy response to nuclear and electronic recoils, P. Agnes et al. (ARIS Collaboration), Phys. Rev. D97 (2018) 11 112005

Novel event classification based on spectral analysis of scintillation waveforms in Double Chooz, Double Chooz Collaboration, JINST 13 (2018) 01 P01031

Limiting neutrino magnetic moments with Borexino Phase-II solar neutrino data , Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D96 (2017) 9 091103

The Electronics, Trigger and Data Acquisition System for the Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber of the DarkSide-50 Search for Dark Matter, DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 12 (2017) 12 P12011

DarkSide-20k: A 20 Tonne Two-Phase LAr TPC for Direct Dark Matter Detection at LNGS, DarkSide Collaboration, Eur. Phys. J. Plus 133 (2018) 131

Simulation of argon response and light detection in the DarkSide-50 dual phase TPC, DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 12 (2017) P10015

A search for low-energy neutrinos correlated with gravitational wave events GW150914, GW151226 and GW170104 with the Borexino detector, Borexino Collaboration, Astrophys.J. 850 (2017) no.1, 21

Cryogenic Characterization of FBK RGB-HD SiPMs, DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 12 (2017) no.09, P09030

The Monte Carlo simulation of the Borexino detector, Borexino Collaboration, Astropart. Phys. 97 (2018) 136-159

Seasonal Modulation of the 7Be Solar Neutrino Rate in Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Astropart. Phys. 92 (2017) 21-29

Cosmic-muon characterization and annual modulation measurement with Double Chooz detectors, Double Chooz Collaboration, JCAP 02 (2017) 017

CALIS - a CALibration Insertion System for the DarkSide-50 dark matter search experiment , DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 12 (2017) 12 T12004

Effect of Low Electric Fields on Alpha Scintillation Light Yield in Liquid Argon, DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 12 (2017) P01021

Borexino’s search for low-energy neutrino and antineutrino signals correlated with gamma-ray bursts, Borexino Collaboration, Astropart. Phys. 86 (2017) 11

The Electronics and Data Acquisition System for the DarkSide-50 Veto Detectors , DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 11 (2016) P12007

The Veto System of the DarkSide-50 Experiment, DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 11 (2016) 3, 03016

Characterization of the Spontaneous Light Emission of the PMTs used in the Double Chooz Experiment , Double Chooz Collaboration, JINST 11 (2016) 8, P08001

Measurement of theta13 in Double Chooz using neutron captures on hydrogen with novel background rejection techniques, Double Chooz Collaboration, JHEP 1601 (2016) 163

Solar neutrino detection in a large volume double-phase liquid argon experiment, D. Franco, C. Giganti, P. Agnes, L. Agostino, B. Bottino, S. Davini, S. De Cecco, A. Fan, G. Fiorillo, C. Galbiati A.M. Goretti, E.V. Hungerford, Al. Ianni, An. Ianni, C. Jollet, L. Marini, C.J. Martoff, A. Meregaglia, L. Pagani, M. Pallavicini, E. Pantic, A. Pocar, A.L. Renshaw, B. Rossi, N. Rossi, Y. Suvorov, G. Testera, A. Tonazzo, H. Wang, S. Zavatarelli JCAP 1608 (2016) 8, 017

Results from the first use of low radioactivity argon in a dark matter search, DarkSide Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 93, 081101 (2016)

A test of electric charge conservation with Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Phys.Rev.Lett. 115 (2015) 231802

Spectroscopy of geo-neutrinos from 2056 days of Borexino data, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D92 (2015) 3, 031101

A new anti-neutrino detection technique based on positronium tagging with plastic scintillators , G. Consolati, D. Franco, C. Jollet, A. Meregaglia, A. Minotti, S. Perasso, A. Tonazzo, NIM A 795 (2015) 364

The Electronics and Data Acquisition System of the DarkSide Dark Matter Search, DarkSide Collaboration, JINST 11 (2016) no.12, P12007

First Results from the DarkSide-50 Dark Matter Experiment at Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, DarkSide Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B 743 (2015) 456

Neutrinos from the primary proton-proton fusion process in the Sun, Borexino Collaboration, Nature 512 (2014) 7515, 383

Ortho-positronium observation in the Double Chooz Experiment, Double Chooz Collaboration, JHEP 1410 (2014) 032

Improved measurements of the neutrino mixing angle theta13 with the Double Chooz detector, Double Chooz Collaboration, JHEP 10 (2014) 086

The DarkSide multi-ton detector for the direct dark matter search, DarkSide Collaboration, Adv. High Energy Phys. 2015 (2015) 541362

Precision Muon Reconstruction in Double Chooz, Double Chooz Collaboration, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 764 (2014) 330

Background-independent measurement of theta13 in Double Chooz, Double Chooz Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B 735(2014) 51-56

The mass-hierarchy and CP-violation discovery reach of the LBNO long-baseline neutrino experiment, LAGUNA-LBNO Collaboration, JHEP05 (2014) 0940

New limits on heavy sterile neutrino mixing in 8B decay obtained with the Borexino detector, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 88 (2013) 072010

Characterization of positronium properties in doped liquid scintillators, G. Consolati, D. Franco, S. Hans, C. Jollet, A. Meregaglia, S. Perasso, A. Tonazzo, M. Yeh, Phys. Rev. C88 (2013) 065502

Final results of Borexino Phase-I on low energy solar neutrino spectroscopy, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D89 (2014) 112007

SOX: Short distance neutrino Oscillations with BoreXino, Borexino/SOX Collaboration, JHEP 1308 (2013) 038

Cosmogenic Backgrounds in Borexino at 3800 m water-equivalent depth, Borexino Collaboration, JCAP 1308 (2013) 049

Measurement of geo-neutrinos from 1353 days of Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B722 (2013) 295

Mass hierarchy discrimination with atmospheric neutrinos in large volume ice/water Cherenkov detectors, D. Franco, C. Jollet, A. Kouchner, V. Kulikovskiy, A. Meregaglia, S. Perasso, T. Pradier, A. Tonazzo, V. Van Elewyck, JHEP 1304 (2013) 008

First measurement of theta13 from delayed neutron capture on Hydrogen in the Double Chooz experiment, Double Chooz Collaboration, Phys.Lett. B723 (2013) 66

Lifetime measurements of 214Po and 212Po with the CTF liquid scintillator detector at LNGS, Borexino Collaboration, Eur. Phys. J. A49 (2013) 92

Expression of Interest for a very long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment (LBNO), A. Stahl et al., CERN-SPSC-2012-021, SPSC-EOI-007 (2012)

Direct Measurement of Backgrounds using Reactor-Off Data in Double Chooz, Double Chooz Collaboration, Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 011102

First Test of Lorentz Violation with a Reactor-based Antineutrino Experiment, Double Chooz Collaboration, Phys.Rev. D86 (2012) 112009

Measurement of CNGS muon neutrino speed with Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Phys.Lett. B716 (2012) 401-405

Reactor electron antineutrino disappearance in the Double Chooz experiment, Double Chooz Collaboration, Phys.Rev. D86 (2012) 052008

Borexino calibrations: Hardware, Methods, and Results, Borexino Collaboration, JINST 7 (2012) P10018

Light Sterile Neutrinos: A White Paper, K.N. Abazajian et al., (2012)

Cosmic-muon flux and annual modulation in Borexino at 3800 m water-equivalent depth, Borexino Collaboration, JCAP 1205 (2012) 015

Search for Solar axions produced in p(d,3He)A reaction with Borexino detector, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 85 (2012) 092003

Indication for the disappearance of reactor electron antineutrinos in the Double Chooz experiment, Double Chooz Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 131801

First evidence of pep solar neutrinos by direct detection in Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 051302

A proposed search for a fourth neutrino with a PBq antineutrino source, M. Cribier, M. Fechner, T. Lasserre, A. Letourneau, D. Lhuillier, G. Mention, D. Franco, V. Kornoukhov, S. Schoenert, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107 (2011) 201801

Absence of day--night asymmetry of 862 keV 7Be solar neutrino rate in Borexino and MSW oscillation parameters, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B 707 (2012) 22

Precision measurement of the 7Be solar neutrino interaction rate in Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107 (2011) 141302

Muon and Cosmogenic Neutron Detection in Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, JINST 6 (2011) P05005

Positronium signature in organic liquid scintillators for neutrino experiments, D. Franco, G. Consolati, D. Trezzi, Phys. Rev. C83 (2011) 015504

Study of solar and other unknown anti-neutrino fluxes with Borexino at LNGS, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B696 (2011) 191-196

Observation of Geo-Neutrinos, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B687 (2010) 299-304

New experimental limits on the Pauli forbidden transitions in C-12 nuclei obtained with 485 days Borexino data, Borexino Collaboration, Phys.Rev. C81 (2010) 034317

Measurement of the solar 8B neutrino rate with a liquid scintillator target and 3 MeV energy threshold in the Borexino detector., Borexino Collaboration, Phys.Rev. D82 (2010) 033006

The liquid handling systems for the Borexino solar neutrino detector, Borexino Collaboration, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A609 (2009) 58-78

The Classification of Flaring States of Blazars, E. Resconi, D. Franco, A. Gross, L. Costamante, E. Flaccomio, Astron.Astrophys. 502 (2009) 499-504

The Borexino detector at the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso., Borexino Collaboration, Nucl.Instrum.Meth. A600 (2009) 568-593

Direct Measurement of the Be-7 Solar Neutrino Flux with 192 Days of Borexino Data., Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 (2008) 091302

Search for solar axions emitted in the M1-transition of Li-7* with Borexino CTF., Borexino Collaboration, Eur. Phys.J. C54 (2008) 61-72

Study of phenylxylylethane (PXE) as scintillator for low energy neutrino experiments., Borexino Collaboration, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A585 (2008) 48-60

First real time detection of Be-7 solar neutrinos by Borexino, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B658 (2008) 101-108

Pulse-shape discrimination with the counting test facility, Borexino Collaboration, Nucl.Instrum.Meth. A584 (2008) 98-113

Monte Carlo evaluation of the muon-induced background in the GERDA double beta decay experiment, L. Pandola, M. Bauer, K. Kroninger, X. Liu, C. Tomei, S. Belogurov, D. Franco, A. Klimenko, M. Knapp, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A570 (2007) 149-158

Search for electron antineutrino interactions with the Borexino counting test facility at Gran Sasso, Borexino Collaboration, Eur. Phys. J. C47 (2006) 21-30

CNO and pep neutrino spectroscopy in Borexino: Measurement of the deep-underground production of cosmogenic C11 in an organic liquid scintillator, Borexino Collaboration (D. Franco corresponding author) Phys. Rev. C74 (2006) 045805

Cosmogenic C-11 production and sensitivity of organic scintillator detectors to pep and CNO neutrinos, C. Galbiati, A. Pocar, D. Franco, A. Ianni, L. Cadonati, S. Schonert, Phys. Rev. C71 (2005) 055805

New experimental limits on violations of the Pauli exclusion principle obtained with the Borexino counting test facility, Borexino Collaboration, Eur. Phys.J. C37 (2004) 421-431

New experimental limits on heavy neutrino mixing in B-8 decay obtained with the Borexino Counting Test Facility, Borexino Collaboration, JETP Lett. 78 (2003) 261-266

A multiplexed optical-fiber system for the PMT calibration of the Borexino experiment, B. Caccianiga, D. Franco, D. Giugni, P. Lombardi, S. Malvezzi, J. Maneira, G. Manusardi, L. Miramonti, G. Ranucci, O. Smirnov, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A496 (2003) 353-361

New limits on nucleon decays into invisible channels with the BOREXINO counting test facility, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B563 (2003) 23-34

Study of the neutrino electromagnetic properties with prototype of Borexino detector, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B563 (2003) 35-47

Search for electron decay mode e -> gamma + nu with prototype of Borexino detector, Borexino Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B525 (2002) 29-40

Measurements of extremely low radioactivity levels in BOREXINO, Borexino Collaboration, Astropart. Phys. 18 (2002) 1-25

Proceedings

Solar neutrino detection in a large volume double-phase liquid argon experiment, D. Franco, Magellan Workshop : Connecting Neutrino Physics and Astronomy (2016)

Particle Physics in the Cosmos, D. Franco and N. Saviano, PoS NOW 2016 095

First results from DarkSide-50, Davide Franco for the DarkSide Collaboration, 50th Rencontres de Moriond on EW Interactions and Unified Theories (2015)

Solar neutrino results from Borexino, Davide Franco for the Borexino Collaboration, Nucl. Phys. B Proc. Suppl. 237 (2013) 104

Measurement of the solar 8B neutrino rate with 3 MeV energy threshold in the Borexino detector, Davide Franco for the Borexino Collaboration, Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl. 229-232 (2012) 533

CNO and pep neutrino spectroscopy in Borexino: Measurement of the cosmogenic C-11 background with the counting test facility, Davide Franco for the Borexino Collaboration, Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl. 221 (2011) 344

Performances and calibrations of the Borexino detector, Davide Franco for the Borexino Collaboration, J.Phys.Conf.Ser. 136 (2008) 042006

Measurement of the solar B-8 neutrino flux down to 2.8-MeV with Borexino, Davide Franco for the Borexino Collaboration, Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl. 188 (2009) 127-129

The First year of Borexino, Davide Franco for the Borexino Collaboration, arXiv:0905.1044 (2009).

Measurement of the cosmogenic C-11 background with the Borexino Counting Test Facility, Davide Franco for the Borexino Collaboration, AIP Conf. Proc. 897 (2007) 111-116

C-11 measurement and CNO and pep fluxes at Borexino, Davide Franco for the Borexino Collaboration, Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl. 145 (2005) 29-32