# CERN Theses

2018-12-13
11:39
 Performance studies of Low-Gain Avalanche Diodes for the ATLAS High-Granularity Timing Detector / Szadaj, Antek The aim of particle physics to describe the fundamental particles and their interactions [...] CERN-THESIS-2018-282 TRITA-SCI-GRU-2018:413. - 82 p.

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2018-12-12
15:23
 Study of the $\rm{J}/\psi$ production in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 5.02 TeV and of the $\rm{J}/\psi$ production multiplicity dependence in p-Pb collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\rm{NN}}}$ = 8.16 TeV with ALICE at the LHC / Crkovska, Jana The ALICE experiment at CERN probes the state of hot and dense QCD matter created in ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions - the Quark Gluon Plasma (QGP) [...] CERN-THESIS-2018-281 - 242 p.

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2018-12-12
13:11
 Novel silicon detector technologies for the HL-LHC ATLAS upgrade / Cavallaro, Emanuele The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, will interrupt its operation in 2023 to be upgraded to high luminosity (HL-LHC) and provide proton-proton collisions with a center of mass energy of ${\sqrt{s} = 14 \, \mathrm{TeV}}$ at a luminosity of [...] CERN-THESIS-2018-280 -

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2018-12-12
09:53
 Measuring the top-quark mass in $t\bar{t} + 1$-jet topologies with the ATLAS detector at the LHC / Melini, Davide To be updated when possible.. CERN-THESIS-2018-279 - 207 p.

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2018-12-10
18:53
 Improving the slow extraction efﬁciency of the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron / Brunner, Kristof In the last few decades, the use of particle accelerators became widespread not only in different ﬁelds of physics (eg [...] CERN-THESIS-2018-278 - 47 p.

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2018-12-10
02:35
 Optimisation studies and data-driven background estimation in searches for the supersymmetric partner of the top quark with the ATLAS Detector at the LHC / Miano, Fabrizio This thesis presents the search for the supersymmetric partner of the top quark in \sqrt{s} = 13 TeV proton-proton collisions at the LHC using data collected by the ATLAS detector in 2015 and 2016 [...] CERN-THESIS-2018-277 - 151 p.

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2018-12-08
05:55
 Searching for Dark Matter with Boosted Higgs Decays in Proton-Proton Collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV with the ATLAS Detector / Whallon, Nikola Lazar If Dark Matter particles interact with Standard Model particles, it could be possible to pair produce Dark Matter particles in association with a detectable Standard Model particle at a collider such as the LHC [...] CERN-THESIS-2018-276 - 197 p.

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2018-12-05
04:22
 Effective field theory interpretation for measurements of top quark pair-production in association with a W or Z boson / Woodard, Anna Elizabeth Using effective field theory, the effects of new particles or interactions can be captured in a model-independent way by supplementing the standard model Lagrangian with higher-dimensional operators [...] CERN-THESIS-2018-275 - 211 p.

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2018-12-05
01:14
 Measurement of b-quark fragmentation fraction ratios at the CMS experiment: a key ingredient for the $B^{0}_{s}\rightarrow \mu^{+}\mu^{-}$ rare decay analysis / Alves, Bruno The current theoretical basis for Particle Physics, the Standard Model, although extremely successful in its predictions, faces a series of limitations [...] CERN-THESIS-2018-274 - 100 p.

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2018-12-03
18:25
 Search for supersymmetric partners of the top quark in models with compressed mass spectra with the CMS Detector / Navid K. Rad Supersymmetry (SUSY) is one of the most promising theories for physics beyond the standard model as it explains many of the current problems with the standard model of particlephysics (SM) [...] CMS-TS-2018-036 ; CERN-THESIS-2018-273. - 2018. - 151 p.

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