Theses

Harvard University

Laboratory for Particle Physics and Cosmology 

Ph.D. Theses Archive (since 1988)

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Name

Ph.D. Date

Thesis Title

Advisor

Alan Schwartz

April 1988

Measurement of the Ratio σ-BR(W )/σ-BR(Z l+l) and Interpretation at the CERN Proton Antiproton Collider

 

Richard St. Denis

Dec. 1988

Dijet Angular Distributions in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron

 

Ira Joseph Kroll

Feb. 1989

A Search for Long-Lived Strongly-Produced Heavy Particles in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at Center-of-Mass Energy 630 GeV

 

David N. Brown

June 1989

A Search for Double Parton Interactions in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at 1.8 TeV

 

Robert Carey

July 1989

Angular Distributions of Three Jet Events in Proton-Antiproton Collsions at the Fermilab Tevatron

 

William Trischuk

April 1990

A Measurement of the W Boson Mass in 1.8 TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisons

 

Douglas Michael

May 1990

A Study of Transverse Momentum and Jets using Forward Hadrons and Photons in Deep Inelastic Muon Scattering at 490 GeV/c

 

Dong Xiao

May 1990

Charmless Semileptonic Decays of the B Mesons

 

Edward Kearns

June 1990

Z0 Production Cross Section at the Fermilab Tevatron

 

Peter Hurst

Nov. 1990

A Measurement of sin(θw) from the Forward-Backward Asymmetry in pbar pZ0e+e Interactions at 1.8 TeV

 

Qingfang Wang

Jan. 1991

Measurement of the Z0 Decays to Muon Pairs With the L3 Detector at LEP

 

Johnny Ng

June 1991

Measurement of the Z Boson pT Distribution in pbar p Collisions at 1.8 TeV

 

Jeffrey Wolinski

May 1991

Study of Lambda-like Baryons in e+e- Annihilation

 

Michael Schmitt

July 1991

Deep Inelastic Exclusive Rho Production Using 485 GeV Muons

 

Janet Conrad

Jan. 1993

A Study of the Q2 Dependence of the QCD Coupling Constant from the Transverse Momentum of Jets in Deep Inelastic Muon Scattering

 

Ian Scott

May 1993

A Measurement of the Polarization of Tau Leptons in Z Decays with the L3 Detector at LEP

 

Colin Jessop

Dec. 1993

A Search for the Top Quark decaying to the Charged Higgs Boson in pbar p Collisions at 1.8 TeV

 

Ashutosh Kotwal

May 1995

Proton and Deuteron Structure Functions in Muon Scattering at 470 GeV

 

Tiehui Liu

May 1995

D Dbar Mixing and Doubly Cabibbo Suppressed Decays

 

Michael Saulnier

May 1995

Measurement of Neutral B Meson Properties

 

Thomas Baumann

May 1996

A Search for Third Generation Leptoquarks in pbar p Collisions at 1.8 TeV

 

David Kestenbaum

June 1996

Observation of t tbar Production using a Soft Lepton b Tag in pbar p Collisions at 1.8 TeV

 

Rowan Hamilton

June 1996

Measurement of Photon-Charm Production in pbar p Collisions at 1.8 TeV

John Huth

Thomas Dignan

June 1998

A Search for νμ to νe Oscillations with the NOMAD Detector at the CERN SPS

Gary Feldman

Andrew Gordon

Nov. 1998

Measurement of the W Boson Mass With the Collider Detector at Fermilab

Melissa Franklin

Fotis Ptohos

May 1998

Measurement of the t tbar Production Cross Section using Heavy Flavor Tags in W+ → 3 Jet Events in pbar p Collisions at 1.8 TeV

Melissa Franklin

David Daniels

Feb. 2000

A Search for νμ → ντ Neutrino Oscillations in the τ → ρ Decay Channel Using the NOMAD Detector

Gary Feldman

Maria Spiropulu

Nov. 2000

A Blind Search for Supersymmetry in pp-bar Collisions at 1.8 TeV Using the Missing Energy plus Multijet Channel

John Huth

Stephen Bailey

April 2001

A Study of B → J/ψ K(*)0 X Decays

John Huth

Alexey Ershov

May 2001

Beauty Meson Decays to Charmonium

George Brandenburg

Daniel Kim

Jan. 2002

Properties of Inclusive B → ψ Production

George Brandenburg

Carter Hall

May 2002

Measurement of the Isolated Direct Photon Cross Section with Conversions in pp-bar Collisions at 1.8 TeV

Melissa Franklin

Robyn Madrak

Sept. 2003

Measurement of the Λb Lifetime in the Decay Mode Λb → J/ψ Λ

Melissa Franklin

Salvatore Rappoccio

Aug. 2005

Measurement of the tt-bar Production Cross Section in pp-bar Collisions at 1.96 TeV

Andrew Foland

Ayana Holloway

May 2006

The First Direct Limit on the t Quark Lifetime

Melissa Franklin

Andrey V. Lebedev

May 2007

Ratio of Pion Kaon Production in Proton Carbon Interactions

Gary Feldman

Sin Man Seun

July 2007

Measurement of π-K Ratios from the NuMI Target

Gary Feldman

Daniel Sherman

Aug. 2007

Measurement of the Top Quark Pair Production Cross Section with 1.12 fb-1 of pp-bar Collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV

Melissa Franklin

Ingyin Zaw

Sept. 2007

Search for the Flavor Changing Neutral Current Decay t → qZ in pp-bar Collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV

Melissa Franklin

Kris Chaisanguanthum

May 2008

An Enquiry Concerning Charmless Semileptonic Decays of Bottom Mesons

Masahiro Morii

John Paul Chou

Sept. 2008

tt-bar Production Cross Section Measurement using Soft Electron Tagging in pp-bar Collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV

Melissa Franklin

Joshua Boehm

May 2009

Measurement of Electron Neutrino Appearance with the MINOS Experiment

Gary Feldman

Fredrick William High

May 2010

The Dawn of Wide-Field Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Cluster Surveys: Efficient Optical Follow-Up

Christopher Stubbs

Steven Cavanaugh

May 2010

A Measurement of Electron Neutrino Appearance in the MINOS Experiment After Four Years of Data

Gary Feldman

Lashkar Kashif

Nov. 2010

Measurement of the Z boson cross-section in the dimuon channel in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV

John Huth

Corry Louise Lee-Boehm

May 2011

B0 Meson decays to ρ0K*0, f0K*0, and ρ-K*+, Including Higher K* Resonances

Masahiro Morii

Ben Campbell Smith

May 2011

Measurement of the transverse momentum spectrum of W mesons produced at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV using the ATLAS detector

Masahiro Morii

Verena Ingrid Martinez Outschoorn

May 2011

Measurement of the Charge Asymmetry of W Bosons Produced in pp Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV using the ATLAS Detector

João Pedro Barreiro Guimarães da Costa 

Srivas Prasad

June 2011

Measurement of the Cross Section of W Bosons Produced in pp Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV With the ATLAS Detector

João Pedro Barreiro Guimarães da Costa 

Michael Aaron Kagan

May 2012

Measurement of the W±Z production cross section and limits on anomalous triple gauge couplings at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV using the ATLAS detector

Masahiro Morii

Laura Elizabeth Jeanty

May 2013

Measurement of the WZ production cross section in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV and limits on anomalous triple gauge couplings with the ATLAS detector

Melissa Franklin

Giovanni Zevi Della Porta

May 2013

Measurement of the cross-section for W boson production in association with b-jets in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV at the LHC using the ATLAS detector

Melissa Franklin

William R. Spearman

Aug. 2014

Measurement of the mass and natural width of the Higgs boson in the H to ZZ to 4l decay channel with the ATLAS detector

João Pedro Barreiro Guimarães da Costa 

Kevin Michael Mercurio

Dec. 2014

A Search for the Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a Vector Boson Using the ATLAS Detector at the LHC

John Huth

Andy Yen 

May 2015

Search for Weak Gaugino Production in Final States with One Lepton, Two b-jets Consistent with a Higgs Boson, and Missing Transverse Momentum with the ATLAS Detector

John Huth