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CERN Doctoral Student Program Theses

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Studies of Breakdown and Pre-Breakdown Phenomena in High Gradient Accelerating Structures / Paszkiewicz, Jan
Vacuum breakdown is a complex process and an important limiting factor of the performance of normal-conducting high-gradient particle accelerators, and can result in loss of luminosity in particle collider applications, as well as damage to accelerating structures [...]
CERN-THESIS-2020-260 - 237 p.

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Trigger design studies at future high-luminosity colliders / Bologna, Simone
The LHC will enter in 2026 its high-luminosity phase which will deliver a peak instantaneous luminosity of $7.5 \times 10^{34}$ cm$^{-2}$ s$^{-1}$ and produce events with an average pile-up of 200 [...]
CERN-THESIS-2020-250 - 170 p.

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Experimental studies on small diameter carbon dioxide evaporators for optimal Silicon Pixel Detector cooling / Hellenschmidt, Desiree
Since recent years the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and its experiments are the subject of upgrade programs, which are necessary to increase the foreseen collision rates and the amount of data to be gathered for the particle physics community in the future [...]
CERN-THESIS-2020-245 - : bonndoc Publication Server of Bonn University, 2020-12-18. - 269 p.

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Nuclear Spectroscopic Techniques for studying Biological Systems at ISOLDE / Pallada, Lina
Perturbed Angular Correlation of γ-rays technique (PAC) and $\beta$-decay Nuclear Magnetic Resonance ($\beta$-NMR) are two very sensitive spectroscopic techniques, partly due to the use of radioactive isotopes [...]
CERN-THESIS-2019-408 - 217 p.

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Development of Beam Instrumentation for Exotic Particle Beams / Garcia Sosa, Alejandro
Modern nuclear physics makes extensive use of exotic particle beams created using accelerators, such as unstable ion isotopes and antiprotons [...]
CERN-THESIS-2015-484 - Liverpool, UK : University of Liverpool Repository, 2015-12-15. - 159 p.

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Electron Cloud and Synchrotron Radiation characterization of technical surfaces with the Large Hadron Collider Vacuum Pilot Sector / Buratin, Elena
This PhD thesis presents the experimental study on electron cloud (EC) and synchrotron radiation (SR) phenomena affecting the LHC storage ring performance [...]
CERN-THESIS-2020-206 - 158 p.

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Bunch characteristics evolution for lepton and hadron rings under the influence of the Intra-beam scattering effect / Papadopoulou, Parthena Stefania
The physical parameter quantifying particle events’ production and thereby the performance of a collider is the luminosity [...]
CERN-THESIS-2019-405 - 123 p.

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Single-Event Radiation Effects in Hardened and State-of-the-art Components for Space and High- Energy Accelerator Applications / Tali, Maris
In this work, the physical mechanisms of electron-induced single-event effects have been studied [...]
CERN-THESIS-2019-404 - 128 p.

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Noise effects in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and its High-Luminosity upgrade (HL-LHC) / Kostoglou, Sofia
In order to optimize the performance of a high-energy particle collider such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and its high-luminosity upgrade (HL-LHC), a thorough understanding of all the phenomena that can act as a luminosity degradation mechanism is required [...]
CERN-THESIS-2020-169 - 189 p.

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Ontology-based Generation of Personalised Data Management Systems: an Application to Experimental Particle Physics / Gkotse, Blerina
This thesis work aims at bridging the gap between the fields of Web Semantics and Experimental Particle Physics [...]
CERN-THESIS-2020-165 2020UPSLM017. - 164 p.

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