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2014-10-01
10:57
Modelling and correction of the non-linear transverse dynamics of the LHC from beam-based measurements / Ewen, Hamish Maclean
The non-linear beam dynamics of a circular accelerator, such as the Large Hadron Collider, can have a significant impact on its operation [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-135. - 268 p.

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2014-10-01
09:53
Optimizing the photon selection of the CMS Single-Photon search for Supersymmetry using multivariate analyses / Lange, Johannes (Aachen, Tech. Hochsch.) ; Feld, Lutz Werner (dir.) (Aachen, Tech. Hochsch.)
The purpose of this thesis is to improve the photon selection of the CMS SinglePhoton search for Supersymmetry by using multivariate analyses.The Single-Photon search aims to find Supersymmetry (SUSY) in data taken by theCompact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector at the Large Hadron Collider located atthe research center CERN. SUSY is an extension of the standard model of particlephysics. [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-134; CMS-TS-2014-027.- 2014 - 39 p. Fulltext: TS2014_027 - PDF; TS2014_027_2 - PDF;

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2014-09-30
19:40
Discovery of the Higgs Boson Decaying to Two Photons / Palmer, Christopher
The Standard Model (SM) of particle physics fundamentally relies on the existence of the Higgs boson [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-133 - http://search.proquest.com/docview/1556772160 : ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2014-09-10. - 297 p.

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2014-09-29
15:45
The Higgs Boson in the $H\to ZZ^{(*)}\to4l$ decay channel with the ATLAS detector at the LHC / Salvucci, Antonio
This thesis is aiming to present the work contributed by the author in the context of the ATLAS experiment and the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the $H\to ZZ^{(∗)}\to 4l$ decay channel using the proton-proton collision data collected during 2011 and 2012 [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-132 - 211 p.

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2014-09-29
12:07
Monte Carlo Modeling of Crystal Channeling at High Energies / Schoofs, Philippe
Charged particles entering a crystal close to some preferred direction can be trapped in the electromagnetic potential well existing between consecutive planes or strings of atoms [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-131 - 134 p.

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2014-09-27
21:56
Discovery and measurement of the Higgs boson in the WW decay channel / Hall, David
In the Standard Model of particle physics, the non-zero masses of the $W$ and $Z$ bosons and the fermions are generated through interactions with the Higgs field, excitations of which correspond to Higgs bosons [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-130 - Oxford : University of Oxford, 2014-08-27. - 196 p.

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2014-09-24
15:00
Measurement of Spin Correlations in $t\bar{t}$ Events from $pp$ Collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 7 TeV in the Lepton + Jets Final State with the ATLAS Detector / Lemmer, Boris
The top quark decays before it hadronises [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-129 II.Physik-UniGo-Diss-2014/02. - 265 p.

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2014-09-24
12:45
Study of Cold Nuclear Matter Effects on Heavy Quarkonia in Proton-Lead Collisions at LHCb / Jing, Fanfan
Proton-nucleus ($p\rm{A}$) collisions play an important role in high energy nuclear physics as they allow to study nuclear matter effects and the parton distribution functions in the nuclear environment (nPDF) [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-128 - 172 p.

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2014-09-24
09:45
Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the dimuon decay channel with the ATLAS detector / Rudolph, Christian
The search for the Standard Model Higgs boson was one of the key motivations to build the world’s largest particle physics experiment to date, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-127 - 147 p.

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2014-09-23
16:47
A model-independent "General Search" for new physics with the ATLAS detector at LHC / Bianchi, Riccardo Maria
The LHC particle collider accelerates bunches of colliding protons at an energy never reached before, and a completely new landscape of new physics has been opened [...]
CERN-THESIS-2014-126 - Freiburg : Freiburg Univ., 2014-06-02. - 189 p.

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