# LHCb Theses

2015-04-13
17:10
 Measurement of the neutral D meson mixing parameters in $D^0 \rightarrow K_S \pi^+\pi^-$ decays. / Pilař, Tomas A model-independent measurement of the charm mixing parameters $x_D$ and $y_D$ in the $D^0 \rightarrow K_S \pi^+\pi^-$ decay mode is presented [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-302 - 194 p.

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2015-04-11
06:24
 Phenomenology of Compositeness at the LHC / Salvioni, Ennio The hierarchy problem of the weak scale calls for extensions of the Standard Model at the TeV, and thus within the reach of the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) [...] 133 p.

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2015-04-09
17:14
 Low-Mass Drell-Yan Cross-Section Measurements with the LHCb Experiment / Chiapolini, Nicola The LHCb experiment is one of the four main experiments at CERN's flagship accelerator LHC [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-299 - 185 p.

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2015-04-01
09:00
 Search for long-lived exotic particles at LHCb / Heijne, Veerle This thesis describes a search for long-lived particles with a mass between 25 and 50 GeV and a lifetime between 1 and 200 ps in a sample of proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 0.62 fb$^{-1}$, collected by the LHCb det [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-294 - 197 p.

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2015-03-27
11:08
 Study of the penguin-dominated decay $B_s^0 \rightarrow K^{*0} \overline{K}{}^{*0}$ at LHCb / Alvarez Cartelle, Paula This thesis is devoted to the search for and subsequent analysis of the decay channel $B_s^0 \rightarrow K^{*0} \overline{K}{}^{*0}$, using the first data acquired by LHCb during 2010 and 2011 from the LHC proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy $\sqrt{s}=7\;{\rm TeV}$, corresponding to [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-293 - 206 p.

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2015-03-26
13:09
 Resolution studies and performance evaluation of the LHCb VELO upgrade / Hynds, Daniel Peter McFarlane The LHCb detector at CERN is scheduled to undergo an upgrade during the second long shutdown of the LHC [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-292 - Glasgow : Glasgow Theses Service, 2015-03-25. - 157 p.

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2015-03-26
10:56
 A model-independent approach to mixing in prompt $D^{0} \rightarrow K_S^0 \pi^+ \pi^-$ decays at LHCb / Torr, Nicholas This thesis presents a measurement of the charm mixing parameters $x_D$ and $y_D$ in prompt $D^{0} \rightarrow K_S^0 \pi^+ \pi^-$ decays using 1 fb$^{-1}$ of data collected by the LHCb experiment during 2011 [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-291 -

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2015-03-20
09:18
 Magnetic Distortion Calibration for the LHCb Ring Imaging Cherenkov (RICH) Detector, and the Search for $\mathcal{CP}$ Violation in $\rm{D^{*+}\to D^0(K^-K^+)\pi^+}$ Decays / Xing, Funai The asymmetry under simultaneous charge and parity transformation ($\mathcal{CP}$ violation) has driven the understanding of electroweak interactions since its discovery in the kaon system [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-285 - 138 p.

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2015-03-19
10:07
 The search for $\tau\to\mu\mu\mu$ at LHCb / Seyfert, Paul The charged lepton flavour violating decay $\tau\to\mu\mu\mu$ is searched for, using the LHCb experiment [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-021 - 194 p.

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2015-03-18
11:55
 The Rare Decays $B^0_{(s)}\to\mu^+\mu^-$ and $Z$ Boson Production at LHCb and Radiation Damage in its Silicon Tracker / Elsasser, Christian The LHCb experiment at the Large Hadron Collider is dedicated to the study of physics involving beauty and charm quarks [...] CERN-THESIS-2015-020 - 270 p.

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