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Prospects of WIMP Direct Searches.

The quest for the particle dark matter faces formidable tasks. To fulfil the requirements implied by the strategies indicated above, improvements in the radioactive background (both intrinsic and environmental), in efficiency and in energy threshold should be accomplished. The use of radiopure material need to be implemented by that of background discrimination techniques. New, suitable nuclear target should be also tried. The search for modulated, distinctive signatures of WIMPs should be pursued. Most of these requirements will be hopefully fulfilled by sets of cryogenic/hybrid detectors, superconducting detectors or large masses of NaI scintillators or of other conventional detectors endowed with background discrimination, and this line of action is in the objective of the next-coming or future experiments.

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