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CERN Doctoral Student Program Theses

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2018-04-20
11:51
Comprehensive Study for an Optimized Redesign of the CERN's Antiproton Decelerator Target / Torregrosa Martin, Claudio Leopoldo
The Antiproton Decelerator Target (AD-Target) is a unique device responsible for the production of antiprotons at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-357 - Valencia : UPV, 2018-04-16. - 256 p.

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2018-03-28
16:46
First Observation of the Seeded Proton Bunch Self-Modulation in Plasma / Turner, Marlene
In this thesis I observe experimentally and study in simulations the seeded selfmodulation of a relativistic proton bunch in AWAKE, the Advanced Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Experiment [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-344 - 128 p.

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2018-03-23
11:21
Anomalous Broadening of Jet-Peak Shapes in Pb-Pb Collisions and Characterization of Monolithic Active Pixel Sensors for the ALICE Inner Tracking System Upgrade / Varga-Kofarago, Monika
Two-particle angular correlations are presented from Pb-Pb and pp collisions at 2.76 TeV [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-339 URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1874-360607. - 217 p.

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2018-03-18
11:31
Shape Memory Alloy connectors for Ultra High Vacuum applications: a breakthrough for accelerator technologies / Niccoli, Fabrizio
Beam-pipe coupling in particle accelerators is nowadays provided by metallic flanges that are tightly connected by several screws or heavy collars [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-335 - 170 p.

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2018-03-06
18:37
Accurate Profile Measurement of the low Intensity Secondary Beams in the CERN Experimental Areas / Ortega Ruiz, Inaki
The CERN accelerators deliver a wide spectrum of secondary beams to the Experimental Areas [...]
CERN-THESIS-2018-009 - Lausanne : EPFL, 2018-02-23. - 205 p.


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2018-03-02
16:53
A Data-Driven Frequency-Domain Approach for Robust Controller Design via Convex Optimization / Nicoletti, Achille
The objective of this dissertation is to develop data-driven frequency-domain methods for designing robust controllers through the use of convex optimization algorithms [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-322 - 169 p.

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2018-02-19
13:50
Study and Characterization of Magnetic Materials for Beam Intensity Monitors at CERN / Aguilera, Silvia
The number of particles in the beams used at CERN is measured by a family of devices called the Beam Current Transformers (BCTs) [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-312 Thèse no. 8272. - 182.

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2017-11-14
17:41
Development of the ISOLDE Decay Station and γ spectroscopic studies of exotic nuclei near the N=20 “Island of Inversion” / Lica, Razvan
The main topic of my PhD Thesis is related to nuclear structure studies of neutron-rich nuclei following the beta-decay of 34Mg isotopes produced at the ISOLDE facility of CERN and measured using one of the newest permanent experimental setups, the ISOLDE Decay Station (IDS) [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-232 - Bucharest, Romania : UPB Library, 2017-10-03. - 126 p.

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2017-11-03
12:23
Advanced silicon sensors for future collider experiments / Curras Rivera, Esteban
In this thesis, we address two key technological challenges: the radiation tolerance assessment and timing performance studies of thin planar diodes to be used as sensing technology in the recently approved CMS forward sampling calorimeter for the HL-LHC operation, the High Granularity Calorimeter ( [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-212 - 178 p.

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2017-10-31
17:14
Charged-Particle Distributions and Material Measurements in $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV $pp$ collisions with the ATLAS Inner Detector / Cairo, Valentina
The Run 2 of the Large Hadron Collider, which began in Spring 2015, offers new challenges to the Experiments with its unprecedented energy scale and high luminosity regime [...]
CERN-THESIS-2017-204 - 301 p.

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