CERN Theses

2015-07-01
15:01
 Proton irradiation effects on Nb3Sn wires and thin platelets in view of High Luminosity LHC upgrade In order to estimate the lifetime of quadrupole magnets in the High-Luminosity (HL) LHC accelerator, a precise knowledge of the potential damage on the superconductors caused by the simultaneous action of several high energy irradiation sources is needed [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-086 - 167 p.

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2015-07-01
12:13
 Measurement of the heavy baryon $\Lambda_b$ polarization with the LHCb detector. Search for direct violation of the Time Reversal Symmetry T. This thesis subject focuses on the study of the weak decay of the beauty baryon $\Lambda_{b} \to \Lambda J/\Psi$ with the LHCb detector [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-085 - 171 p.

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2015-07-01
11:37
 Constitutive Model Of Graded Micro-Structure Obtained Via Strain Induced Phase Transformation / Ortwein, Rafał The literature review has been divided into three main sub-chapters [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-084 - 359 p.

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2015-06-30
17:58
 Study of the effect of the initial geometry on elliptic flow and charged hadron production in Pb-Pb collisions with ALICE The aim of the ALICE experiment (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) at the LHC is the study of the nuclear matter under conditions of extreme energy density and temperature [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-083 - 249 p.

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2015-06-30
16:07
 Energy Reconstruction and high-speed Data Transmission with FPGAs for the Upgrade of the ATLAS Liquid Argon Calorimeter at LHC / Stärz, Steffen The Liquid Argon calorimeter of the ATLAS detector at CERN near Geneva is equipped with improved readout and trigger electronics for the operation at higher luminosity LHC in the frame of several upgrades (Phase-0, I, and II) [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-082 - 281 p.

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2015-06-30
03:19
 Search for Physics Beyond the Standard Model in Multi-jet Events Recorded with the ATLAS Detector in p-p collisions at center of Mass Energy = 8 TeV using the Large Hadron Collider / Wang, Kuhan A search for physics beyond the Standard Model with multi-jet signatures is presented using 20.3 inverse fb of proton-proton collision data recorded using the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-081 - 242 p.

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2015-06-26
15:59
 A Search for Non-Standard Model Higgs Bosons Produced in Association with b-Quarks at the ATLAS Experiment / Malone, Caitlin With the discovery of a Standard-Model-like Higgs boson at the LHC in 2012, the particle content of the Standard Model has been fully verified experimentally, and the focus turns even more fully to searches for physics beyond the Standard Model [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-080 - 189 p.

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2015-06-26
15:08
 Studies of Read-Out Electronics and Trigger for Muon Drift Tube Detectors at High Luminosities / Nowak, Sebastian The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Centre for Particle Physics, CERN, collides protons with an unprecedentedly high centre-of-mass energy and luminosity [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-079 - 156 p.

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2015-06-25
06:01
 Searches for exotic heavy quarks decaying into a W-Boson and a b-Quark with the ATLAS experiment / Nektarijevic, Snezana In this thesis, searches for two hypothetical heavy quarks are presented: the fourth Standard Model generation up-type quark t’, and the vector-like quark T, predicted by the new physics models involving extra dimensions or a composite Higgs boson [...] 327 p.

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2015-06-24
18:25
 Microfluidic Scintillation Detectors for High Energy Physics / Maoddi, Pietro This thesis deals with the development and study of microfluidic scintillation detectors, a technology of recent introduction for the detection of high energy particles [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-078 - 116 p.

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