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CERN Doctoral Student Program Theses

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A Wall Current Transformer for Beam Intensity Measurements in the Large Hadron Collider / Krupa, Michal
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) collides two counter-rotating particle beams to recreate conditions that existed in the first moments after the universe began [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-226 - 110 p.

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Large-scale software optimization and micro-architectural specialization for accelerated high-performance computing / Iliakis, Konstantinos
For almost half a century the performance of processors has been improving exponentially, closely following the observations made by Gordon Moore and Robert Dennard [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-223 - 175 p.

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Diamond photonic devices for metrology and spectroscopy applications / Talan Echarri, Daniel
Studying and understanding the world that surrounds us has been one of the main driving forces for scientific research [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-208 - 232 p.

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Investigating the Societal Impact of Large Research Infrastructure: A Study on the Compact Linear Collider at CERN / Magazinik, Anastasiya
Research is less and less assessed on scientific impact alone [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-195 - 130 p.

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Electron Bunch Seeding of the Self-Modulation Instability in Plasma / Verra, Livio
Plasma wakefield acceleration uses relativistic charged particle bunches to accelerate electron bunches to high energies [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-188 - 176 p.

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Advanced Algorithms and Software for Primary Vertex Reconstruction and Search for Flavor-Violating Supersymmetry with the ATLAS Experiment / Schlag, Bastian
Our best current understanding of the universe is given by the Standard Model of particle physics, a theory that has proven to be remarkably successful in explaining and predicting many different physics phenomena, new particles and their interactions [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-183 - 298 p.

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Investigation of new technologies to improve light collection from scintillating crystals for fast timing / Pots, Rosalinde Hendrika
Inorganic scintillating crystals have been very successful in a variety of applications, such as high energy physics, medical physics, home land security and others [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-174 - 218 p.


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Search for electroweak production of supersymmetric particles in compressed mass spectra with the ATLAS detector at the LHC / Ballabene, Eric
In this thesis, two analyses searching for the production of supersymmetric particles through the electroweak interaction are presented: the chargino search, targeting the pair production of charginos decaying into W bosons and neutralinos, and the displaced track search, looking for mildly displace [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-161 ; arXiv:2211.11642 -

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Radiological characterization of low- and intermediate level (LL/IL) radioactive waste / Dyrcz, Patrycja Kinga
In the framework of maintenance, upgrades and dismantling activities of particle accelerators, a number of activated components are removed from the accelerator complex and require radiological characterization before their disposal as radioactive waste [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-155 - 199 p.

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Geological and multi-analytical investigations on the predictability of application scenarios for soft, clay-rich sedimentary rock for CERN's future subsurface infrastructure in the Geneva Basin (Switzerland-France) / Haas, Maximilian
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is currently undertaking a feasibility study to build the next-generation particle accelerator named the Future Circular Collider (FCC) [...]
CERN-THESIS-2022-146 - 421 p.

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