Theses

Fifteen PhD theses, thirteen Master theses and eleven Bachelor theses have so far been completed within the LHCb group at UZH.

PhD theses

  Title Supervisor(s) Year
A. Mauri Direct and Indirect Searches for New Physics in b → sℓℓ Decays N. Serra,
R. Coutinho
 
E. Graverini Flavour Physics with (semi)leptonic decays at forward spectrometers U. Straumann,
N. Serra,
O. Steinkamp
2018
F. Lionetto Measurements of Angular Observables of B0K*0μ+μ- and B0K*0e+e- Decays and the Upgrade of LHCb N. Serra,
K. Müller,
O. Steinkamp
2018
M. Tresch Tracking and particle identification at LHCb and strange hadron production in events with a Z boson U. Straumann,
N. Serra,
K. Müller,
O. Steinkamp
2017
E. E. Bowen Upstream tracking and the decay B0K+π-μ+μ- at the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
N. Serra,
O. Steinkamp,
B. Storaci
2017
N. Chiapolini Low mass Drell-Yan cross section measurement with the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
K. Müller,
J. Anderson
2015
A. Bursche Z bosons in LHCb U. Straumann,
K. Müller,
J. Anderson
2014
C. Elsasser The rare decays B0sμ+μ- and Z boson production at LHCb and radiation damage in its Silicon Tracker U. Straumann,
L. Baudis,
K. Müller,
O. Steinkamp
2014
M. De Cian Track reconstruction efficiency and analysis of B0K*0μ+μ- at the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
O. Steinkamp,
N. Serra
2013
C. Salzmann LHCb spectrometer alignment and verification of its performance using the decay BdK*0J/ψ U. Straumann,
O. Steinkamp,
J. van Tilburg
2011
A. Büchler Mass resolution study of the B0s-meson with first LHCb data U. Straumann,
J. van Tilburg,
O. Steinkamp
2011
D. Volyanskyy The Trigger Tracker and a Monte Carlo study of the BsJ/ψη' decay in the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
J. van Tilburg
2007
S. Köstner Large area silicon tracking detectors with fast signal readout for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN U. Straumann,
C. Fabian
2005
A. Vollhardt An optical readout system for the LHCb Silicon Tracker U. Straumann,
R. Horisberger,
C. Amsler,
O. Steinkamp
2005
P. Sievers A silicon inner tracker for the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
M. Schmelling
2002
M. Ziegler Development of a triple GEM detector for the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
F. Sauli
2002

Master theses (Diplomarbeiten)

Title Supervisor(s) Year
T. Neuer Generating Calorimetry Signals at the LHCb with Generative Adversarial Networks (PDF, 8 MB) N. Serra,
P. Owen,
D. Lancierini
2020
S. Liechti Hunting for B→Kτ+τ- imprints on the B→Kμ+μ- dimuon spectrum (PDF, 1 MB) N. Serra,
P. Owen
2019
O. Dahme Implementation of Monte Carlo fitter and selection of B0 → K*0μ+μ- decays in LHCb Run 2 data

N. Serra,
M. Chrzsaszcz

2018
D. Lancierini
(visiting from University of Milano Bicocca)
Study of the B → D μ ν differential decay width: analysis of the sensitivity of LHCb to the scalar form factor M. Calvi,
G. Isidori,
N. Serra
2017
P. Gloor New approach to the circle Hough Transform for detecting Cherenkov rings in the LHCb RICH detector (PDF, 3 MB) P. Saha, U. Straumann, O. Steinkamp 2016
E. Crivelli Measurement of open charm and double open charm production cross sections and ratios in pp collisions at √ s = 2.76 TeV with the LHCb experiment (PDF, 4 MB) U. Straumann,
K. Müller,
A. Bursche
2016
D. Biasini Measurement of σ(ppbbX) at 8 TeV in the forward region of the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
K. Müller,
C. Elsasser
2015
M. Tresch Measurement of asymmetries in the decay B0K*0μ+μ- at the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
N. Serra,
M. De Cian
2012
C. Elsasser Determination of the invariant mass distribution for B0s μ+μ- at the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
O. Steinkamp
2011
V. Hangartner Noise investigations for the Tracker Turicensis of the LHCb experiment (PDF, 1 MB) U. Straumann,
O. Steinkamp,
J. van Tilburg,
M. Tobin
2009
N. Chiapolini Online monitoring for the Silicon Tracker of the LHCb experiment (PDF, 918 KB) U. Straumann,
O. Steinkamp,
J. van Tilburg,
M. Tobin
2009
A. Büchler Thermal and mechanical characterization of the TT detector for the LHCb experiment U. Straumann,
F. Lehner
2007
U. Bieler Contributions to noise in the data readout for Trigger Tracker in the LHCb experiment (PDF, 1 MB) U. Straumann,
A. Vollhardt,
J. Gassner
2007
St. Heule Simulation und Messung von Silizium-Streifen-Detektoren U. Straumann,
F. Lehner
2003
P. Cwetanski Studies on detector prototypes for the inner tracking system of LHCb U. Straumann 2000

Bachelor theses

  Title Supervisor(s) Year

T. Neuer

Using a feed forward neural network to identify Drell-Yan events at the LHCb experiment (PDF, 4 MB) N. Serra,
A. Weiden

2018

L. Ruosch Angular analysis of Z events at LHCb (PDF, 2 MB) N. Serra,
K. Müller,
A. Puig

2018

J. Eschle Studies of B+K+π+π-e+e- decays at LHCb N. Serra,
R. Silva Coutinho
2017
A. Dätwyler Feasibility studies of the decay B0K*0(892) τ+τ- at LHCb N. Serra,
R. Silva Coutinho
2016
C. Marentini Measurement of W production cross section in proton-lead collisions K. Müller 2014
M. Küng Suppression of excited onia states at the LHCb experiment (PDF, 2 MB) U. Straumann,
O. Steinkamp,
C. Elsasser
2012
M. Tresch Extended measurements of charge sharing at the TT test stand (PDF, 22 MB) O. Steinkamp 2011
C. Elsasser Extension of the TT test stand with a pulsed focused infrared laser (PDF, 26 MB) O. Steinkamp 2009
G. Landolt Setting up an LHCb TT-detector test stand (PDF, 4 MB) O. Steinkamp,
A. Vollhardt
2009
V. Hangartner LHCb TT module properties (PDF, 710 KB) O. Steinkamp 2007
N. Chiapolini The LHCb TT production database and an overview of quality characteristics of the detector modules (PDF, 1 MB) O. Steinkamp 2007