# Posters

2023-03-23
06:02
 Denoising Convolutional Networks to Accelerate Detector Simulation / Banerjee, Sunanda (Fermilab) ; Cruz Rodriguez, B (Puerto Rico U., Mayaguez) ; Franklin, Lena (Maryland U.) ; Guerrero De La Cruz, H (Puerto Rico U., Mayaguez) ; Leininger, T (Lafayette Coll.) ; Norberg, S (Puerto Rico U., Mayaguez) ; Pedro, K (Fermilab) ; Rosado Trinidad, A (Puerto Rico U., Mayaguez) ; Ye, Y (Chicago U.) /CMS Collaboration The high accuracy of detector simulation is crucial for modern particle physics experiments. However, this accuracy comes with a high computational cost, which will be exacerbated by the large datasets and complex detector upgrades associated with next-generation facilities such as the High Luminosity LHC. [...] FERMILAB-POSTER-21-128-CMS-SCD.- 2021 - 1 p. Fulltext: PDF; External link: Fermilab Library Server In : 20th International Workshop on Advanced Computing and Analysis Techniques in Physics Research (ACAT 2021), Daejeon, Korea, 29 Nov - 3 Dec 2021

2023-02-20
16:11
LHCb - Lepton Flavour Violation and Lepton Number Violation in B decays at LHCb
 Reference: Poster-2023-1096 Created: 2023. -1 p Creator(s): Fantini, Lisa In the Standard Model of particle physics, lepton flavour and lepton number are conserved quantities, although there is no fundamental symmetry associated with their conservation and lepton flavour violation has been already confirmed by the observation of neutrino oscillations. Many lepton flavour violating (LFV) and lepton number violating (LNV) processes can be searched for in B meson decays and the LHCb experiment plays a very important role in this sector. The observation of charged LFV or LNV decays would be a clear sign of new physics beyond Standard Model. The most recent results of searches for LFV and LNV B meson decays at LHCb are presented in the talk. In addition, possible perspectives on this topic, such as searches for heavy neutral leptons, will be discussed. Related links:NePSi 23 © CERN Geneva Access to files

2023-02-13
11:51
A History of the ATLAS Experiment: Roll-up banners
 Reference: Poster-2023-1095 Keywords:  ATLAS Experiment  CERN History Created: 2022. -5 p Creator(s): Anthony, Katarina Series of exhibition banners on the history of the ATLAS Experiment. Covers milestones from 1992 to today. © CERN Geneva Access to files

2022-12-09
17:13
LHCb - Search for the decay Ξ−b(Ω−b)Λh−h′− at LHCb
 Reference: Poster-2022-1094 Created: 2022. -1 p Creator(s): Pagare, Bhagyashree It is of great interest to search for the phenomenon of CP violation in the decays of b baryons given that a significant amount of CP violation has been observed in b meson decays. This motivates searches for new decay modes of the Xib and Omegab baryons and studies of their production properties. In this analysis we search for decays that will be helpful to control the systematics in future CP violation studies. The results would help to increase the knowledge about b baryon production and decays. In addition, studies of the resonant structure of the multibody decays provide new insights into charm baryon spectroscopy Related links:Conference - 12th LHC students poster session, CERN, Geneva © CERN Geneva Access to files

2022-12-09
16:03
LHCb - Luminosity measurements and PLUME detector at LHCb
 Reference: Poster-2022-1093 Created: 2022. -1 p Creator(s): Spedicato, Eugenia Luminosity measurement is a fundamental parameter for all the experiments. The LHCb detector works at a lower luminosity with respect to CMS and ATLAS. It is done by tuning the distance between the two colliding beams according to the measurement of instantaneous luminosity from hardware-based trigger counters. The upgraded LHCb detector operates at fivefold instantaneous luminosity compared to the previous runs, and it has a fully software-based trigger. Consequently, a new approach to the luminosity measurement is adopted. New counters have been introduced for Run 33. Additionally, in order to verify linearity from calibration to data taking conditions, per-fill emittance scans are performed. For the first time, a new detector capable of measuring the LHC luminosity has been installed at the interaction point of LHCb. It is named Probe for LUminosity MEasurement - PLUME. It enables real time monitoring of beam condition parameters and it provides both online and offline luminosity measurements Related links:Conference - 12th LHC students poster session, CERN, Geneva © CERN Geneva Access to files

2022-12-09
15:27
LHCb - Search for W/Z boson rare deacy at LHCb
 Reference: Poster-2022-1092 Created: 2022. -1 p Creator(s): Han, Qundong The large production cross-sections of W and Z bosons at hadron colliders offer unique opportunities to search for their rare decays. W/Z boson rare decay can be used to test the Standard Model(SM) and probe for physics beyond SM, and provide stringent tests of the quantum chromodynamics(QCD) factorization formalism. Predictions of their branching fractions using the QCD factorization range from $10^{-6}$ to $10^{-12}$. A search for the rare decays $W^{+}→D^{+}_{s} \gamma$ and $Z→D^{0} \gamma$ is performed using proton-proton collision data collected by the LHCb experiment at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2.0 fb^{-1}. No significant signal is observed for either decay mode and upper limits on their branching fractions are set. Related links:Conference - 12th LHC students poster session, CERN, Geneva © CERN Geneva Access to files

2022-12-09
15:25
LHCb - The VELO Looks for Vertices but Who Looks after the VELO?
 Reference: Poster-2022-1091 Created: 2022. -1 p Creator(s): Mohammed, Rizwaan Adeeb The Vertex Locator (VELO) is the innermost part of the LHCb detector, positioned around 3.5mm from the collision region, inside the LHC vacuum. For safety, both halves are held away from the beams during injection. Then, each half reconstructs the position of the primary vertices, allowing the VELO to close and centre around the colliding beams. The VELO closes in several stages, with safety criteria being automatically checked at each stage. The VELO was closed for the first time in Run 3 in October. Using initial data taken from the first closing, we can study the shape of the RF foil from hadronic interactions with the material. This can be compared to the design position, and can also be used to verify that the VELO is well centred around the beams Related links:Conference - 12th LHC students poster session, CERN, Geneva © CERN Geneva Access to files

2022-12-09
15:21
LHCb - The LHCb RICH System Upgrade Commissioning
 Reference: Poster-2022-1090 Created: 2022. -1 p Creator(s): Franzoso, Edoardo The LHCb Ring-Imaging Cherenkov (RICH) system is essential for Particle Identification (PID) of charged hadrons in the momentum range 2–100 GeV/c: it consists of an upstream detector (RICH 1), located close to the interaction point, and a downstream detector (RICH 2), placed after the tracking system. The LHCb experiment has been upgraded to deal with a five-fold increase in instantaneous luminosity, up to $2 \times 10^{33}\; cm^{-2}\; s^{-1}$, and to read out data at a rate of 40 MHz during RUN3. Both RICH detectors have been upgraded to maintain and excellent PID with a redesigned opto-electronic chain and new photon detectors. In addition, RICH 1 has a modified layout with new mechanics and spherical mirrors to reduce the maximum occupancy. The RICH system has taken part in all stable beams collisions throughout 2022. The RICH detectors are currently fully functional, time aligned, and integrated into the run control with all the other LHCb sub-detectors. The first data taken in the nominal RUN3 conditions seem promising and preliminary studies show an improved or equal PID performance compared to the one achieved in RUN2. An overview of the LHCb RICH system commissioning campaign is given, following all the steps from the first quality assurance measurements up to the current status of the detectors in the LHCb cavern Related links:Conference - 12th LHC students poster session, CERN, Geneva © CERN Geneva Access to files

2022-12-09
15:17
LHCb - Commissioning of the LHCb’s first level trigger
 Reference: Poster-2022-1089 Created: 2022. -1 p Creator(s): Scarabotto, Alessandro The LHCb’s Upgrade 1 aims to record 25 $fb^{-1}$ in Run3-4 with an increased luminosity of $2 \times 10^{33} cm^{-2} s^{-1}$, a factor 5 compared to Run1-2. The upgrade features a completely new DAQ system with a full software trigger. The reconstruction of events is performed at 30 MHz LHC non-empty pp collision rate, with around 5 TB/s of input data. To cope with this very high amount of input, the first high level trigger (HLT1) is fully based on Graphics Processing Units (GPU) in order to exploit their parallelisation power and achieve an output rate of 1 MHz. The poster presents the first year of the HLT1 commissioning with its many achievements. Related links:Conference - 12th LHC students poster session, CERN, Geneva © CERN Geneva Access to files

2022-12-09
15:10
LHCb - Commissioning of the LHCb Scintillating Fibre Tracker
 Reference: Poster-2022-1088 Created: 2022. -1 p Creator(s): Wang, Chishuai During upgrade 1 of the LHCb detector, the Scintillating Fibre (SciFi) Tracker was installed downstream of LHCb's dipole magnet. The SciFi tracker consists of three stations with four layers for each. It uses scintillating fibres for the active area and silicon photomultiplier arrays for the readout. Its front-end electronics has been designed to support the 40 MHz readout. The commissioning of the SciFi tracker is currently ongoing. This poster provides a brief description of the SciFi tracker, its working principle and its front-end electronics. First commissioning results are presented. Related links:Conference - 12th LHC students poster session, CERN, Geneva © CERN Geneva Access to files

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