# LHCb Theses

2014-04-17
22:49
 A Study of Semileptonic $B$ Decays in Orbitally Excited $D$ Mesons at LHCb / Battista, Vincenzo In this thesis, a study of semi-inclusive semileptonic $B$ decays in excited $D$ mesons has been presented; in particular, the analysis has been focused on orbitally excited $P$-wave $D^{**}$ mesons and on higher mass resonances found in the data sample [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-020 - 139 p.

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2014-04-17
10:33
 Profiling, analisi delle prestazioni e proposte per l'ottimizzazione del RDBMS MySQL utilizzato dal progetto DIRAC/LHCbDIRAC / Mesin, Alberto Il lavoro presentato in questa tesi riguarda lo studio, l'analisi e la formula- zione di proposte per il miglioramento del database di back-end del progetto DIRAC/LHCbDIRAC [...] CERN-THESIS-2013-302 - 80 p.

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2014-04-07
11:22
 Precision luminosity measurement at LHCb with beam-gas imaging / Barschel, Colin The luminosity is the physical quantity which relates the cross-section to the production rate in collider experiments [...] CERN-THESIS-2013-301 - 254 p.

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2014-04-04
16:52
 High Level Trigger software performance profiling and $\chi_{b}$ production study at the LHCb experiment / Mazurov, Alexander Trigger is a crucial item in experiments at hadron colliders [...] CERN-THESIS-2014-016 - 142 p.

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2014-04-03
12:36
 Measurement of the $\mathrm{B}^{0}_{d,s}\!\rightarrow \mathrm{K}^{*\pm}\mathrm{h}^{\mp}$ decay branching fractions at the LHCb experiment / Dossett, David Measurements of the branching fractions of $\mathrm{B}^{0}_{d,s}\!\rightarrow \mathrm{K}^{*\pm}\mathrm{h}^{\mp} \mathrm{(h = \pi, K)}$ decays are performed, using pp collision data at the LHCb experiment [...] CERN-THESIS-2013-299 - 157 p.

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2014-03-28
16:51
 Measurement of $CP$ Violation in $B^0 \to J/\psi K_{S}^0$ Decays with the LHCb Experiment / Wishahi, Julian Tarek This thesis presents the LHCb measurement of $CP$ violation in decays of neutral $B^0$ mesons and their anti-particles into the $J/\psi K_{S}^{0}$ final state [...] CERN-THESIS-2013-297 - 131 p.

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2014-03-28
15:42
 Study of the GEM detector for the LHCb experiment upgrade / Santimaria, Marco Triple-GEM chambers, so far used in the inner region of the M1 muon station, are the ideal candidates to replace the MWPCs in the regions where, after the upgrade, the particle rate will be as high as 2 MHz/cm$^2$ [...] CERN-THESIS-2013-296 - 116 p.

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2014-03-28
15:12
 Study of J/$\psi$ production with the LHCb experiment in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 7$ TeV / Frosini, Maddalena The LHCb detector is one of the four main experiments installed at the proton-proton Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, Geneva [...] CERN-THESIS-2012-379 - 132 p.

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2014-03-25
12:01
 A search for heavy long-lived staus in the LHCb detector at $\sqrt{s}$ = 7 and 8 TeV / La, Viet Nga Thi The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been producing $pp$ collisions at 7 and 8 TeV since 2010 and promises a new era of discoveries in particle physics [...] CERN-THESIS-2013-295 - 159 p.

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2014-03-24
15:45
 Study of the decay $B^0 \to \chi_{c1} K^+ \pi^-$ and search of exotic resonances at LHCb / Sbordone, Francesco In 2008 the Belle Collaboration reported the observation of two charged resonance-like structures in the ${\chi_c}_1 \pi^-$ mass spectrum produced in the decay $B^0 \to {\chi_c}_1 K^+ \pi^-$ [...] CERN-THESIS-2013-294 - 113 p.

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