Phonon-Mediated Particle Detection : An Overview
We review the current status of various programs developing phonon-mediated particle detectors for primary applications in particle and astrophysics. We begin with a brief summary and description of the general techniques employed by several of these groups. Experimental results on the detection of thermal phonons (e.g. using calorimeters) and athermal/ballistic phonons (e.g. using transition edge sensors or tunnel junctions) will be presented. Finally, we describe the design and operation of novel “hybrid” devices, and present results obtained with a cryogenic germanium hybrid detector which senses both phonons and ionization.
Young, B. A. (1993). Phonon - mediated particle detection: An overview. Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements, 32, 127–137. https://doi.org/10.1016/0920-5632(93)90017-Z