List of submitted theses (not up to date)

PhD Thesis

AuthorTitleTopicPeriodDocument
Natalie DegrandeExperimental study of the Virtual Compton Scattering process at Q2 = 1 (GeV/c)2VCS @ MAMI - TJNAF1996 - 2001ps.gz-file
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Bob LannoyExperimental verification of the Gerasimov-Drell-Hearn sum ruleGDH @ MAMI1995 - 2000ps.gz-file
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Heidi HolvoetStudy of the helicity dependence of double pion photoproduction on the protonGDH @ MAMI1996 - 2001pdf-file
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Michael TytgatDiffractive production of ρ0 and omega vector mesons at HERMESHERMES1995 - 2001ps.gz-file
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Brecht HommezA Study of Fragmentation Processes in the HERMES experiment using a Ring Imaging Cerenkov DetectorHERMES1998 - 2003ps.gz-file
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Tigran RostomyanExperimental verification of the GDH sum rule on the neutronGDH (Bonn, Mainz)2001 - 2005pdf-file
Ulrike ElschenbroichTransverse Spin Structure of the Proton Studied in Semi-Inclusive DISHERMES2002 - 2006pdf-file
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Bino MaiheuHadronization in electron -proton scattering at HERMESHERMES2001 - 2006pdf-file
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Yves Van HaarlemThe HERMES recoil photon detector and nuclear pt-broadening at HERMESHERMES2002 - 2007Link to the UGent library 1
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Arne VandenbrouckeExclusive π0 production at HERMES: detection - simulation - analysisHERMES2002 - 2007pdf-file
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Peter JanssensDouble-polarized virtual Compton scattering as a probe of the proton structureVCS2003 - 2007pdf-file
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Charlotte Van HulseThe HERMES recoil photon detector and the study of deeply virtual Compton scatteringHERMES2004 - 2010pdf-file
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Freija DescampsFeasibility of acoustic neutrino detection in ice with the South Pole Acoustic Test SetupIceCube: SPATS2005 - 2009pdf-file
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Lukas VanelderenChallenging the Standard Model with the Compact Muon Solenoid in W/Z + jets studies and SUSY searches with b -jetsCMS: SUSY2008 - 2012pdf-file
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Piet VerwilligenData-driven determination of Z(vv) background to new-physics searches with jets and missing transverse momentum at CMSCMS: SUSY2008 - 2012pdf-file
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Alejandro López RuizMeasurement of transverse single-spin asymmetries in inclusive electroproduction at HERMESHERMES2008 - 2012Link to the UGent library 1
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Yasser AbdouAcoustic properties of the South Pole ice for astrophysical neutrino detectionIceCube: SPATS2008 - 2012Link to the UGent library 2
Benjamin KleinMeasurement of the top quark pair production cross section in the electron and jets channel at s = 7 TeV with the CMS detector at the LHCCMS: Top quark2008 - 2012Link to the UGent library 1
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Sinéad Mary WalshMeasurement of the top quark pair production cross section in the muon + jets channel with the CMS detector at the LHCCMS: Top quark2008 - 2012Link to the UGent library 2
Tom FeuselsMeasurement of cosmic ray composition and energy spectrum between 1PeV and 1EeV with IceTop and IceCubeIceCube: IceCube-IceTop2008 - 2013Link to the UGent library 1
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Andrey MarinovFeasibility study of a GEM based muon system for the CMS detector at the Large Hadron ColliderCMS: RPC2008 - 2012Link to the UGent library 1
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Abd Al Karim Haj IsmailMeasurement of the cosmic ray energy spectrum between 500 TeV and 100 PeV with IceTopIceCube: IceTop2010 - 2014Link to the UGent library 1
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Filip ThyssenCommissioning, operation and performance of the CMS resistive plate chamber systemCMS: RPC2008 - 2014Link to the UGent library 1
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Joseph McCartinParticle physics: top quark mass measurement at CMS using a matrix element methodCMS: Top quark2010 - 2015Link to the UGent library 1
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Nadja StrobbeThe Razor Boost analysis: another step in the hunt for new physics at CMSCMS: SUSY2011 - 2015Link to the UGent library 1
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Guillaume GarciaTop quark mass measurement in the electron+jets decay channel using the Matrix Element MethodCMS: Top quark2011 - 2015Link to the UGent library 1
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Kelly BeernaertMeasurement of spin correlations in tt-bar systems in the muon+jets channel using a matrix element method with the CMS detector at the LHCCMS: Top quark2011 - 2015Link to the UGent library 1
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Sinem SalvaA micro-pattern gas detector based muon system for the CMS experiment at the high-luminosity LHCCMS: RPC2013 - 2018Link to the UGent library 1
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Muhammad GulSearch for a heavy Higgs boson decaying into a pair of top quarks with the CMS 13 TeV datasetCMS: Higgs2014 - 2018Link to the UGent library 1
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Sam De RidderSensitivity of IceCube cosmic ray measurements to the hadronic interaction modelsIceCube2013 - 2019Link to the UGent library 1
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Matthias VraegheIceCube2013 - 2019
Ward Van DriesscheIceCube
Celine MoortgatThe SoLid antineutrino detector: construction and commissioning with cosmic ray muonsSoLid2013 - 2018

Master Thesis

AuthorTitleTopicPeriodDocument
Bino MaiheuCoherentie-effecten in diffractieve, exclusieve ρ0 elektroproductie in HERMESHERMES2001ps.gz-file
Arne VandenbrouckeExclusieve elektroproduktie van pseudoscalaire en vectormesonen in HERMESHERMES2001ps.gz-file
Michiel DemeyMonte Carlo-simulaties voor detectie van hoogenergetische kosmische straling te GentLocal Cosmic Ray2002pdf-file
Charlotte Van HulseTransversale spin asymmetrie in een diep-virtuele ComptonverstrooingHERMES2004ps.gz-file
Jan EysermansOptimization of the time response of Gas Electron Multiplier detectorsCMS: GEM2014pdf-file
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Arno KeppensMonte Carlo simulatie van Extensive Air Showers voor de IceTop detector op AntarcticaIceCube: IceTop2006pdf-file
Nathan VercruyssenRead-out systeem voor een kosmische stralingsdetectorLocal Cosmic Ray2006pdf-file
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Sylvester JoostenVerbeterde ijking van de HERMES hodoscopen op basis van "Minimum Ionizing Particles"HERMES 2007pdf-file
Lukas VanelderenStudie van de IceTop reconstructie software IceCube: IceTop 2007pdf-file
Filip ThyssenAkoestische detectie van leptonen in water en ijs IceCube: SPATS2007pdf-file
Tom FeuselsCoincidentiemetingen van kosmische straling tussen de IceTop en de InIce detectoren op AntarcticaIceCube: IceCube-IceTop2007pdf-file
Piet VerwilligenOnderzoek naar en ontwikkeling van een nieuwe generatie glaciofonen voor de akoestische detectie van ultra-hoogenergetische neutrino's IceCube: SPATS2007pdf-file
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Wolfger PeelaersMeasurement of the cross section of tt-bar production in the semi-leptonic muon channel at the LHC using the CMS detector CMS: Top quark2009pdf-file
Bart RoyeaerdBouw testlab voor de constructie van RPC detectoren voor CMSCMS: RPC2009pdf-file
Karsten NaertOptimalisatie van onderdrukking van topquark-achtergrond in de CMS Supersymmetrie analyseCMS: SUSY2009pdf-file
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Sebastian WoutersCommissioning the CMS-detector at CERN: monitoring the RPC performanceCMS: RPC2010pdf-file
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Elke Van Den BrouckeChemische samenstelling van kosmische straling bestudeerd via het energieverlies in Antarctisch ijsIceCube: IceCube-IceTop2011pdf-file
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Michiel Van GinderachterImplementatie van een gassysteem voor de kwaliteitscontrole van Resistive Plate Chamber detectoren voor het CMS experimentCMS: RPC2011pdf-file
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Tom CornelisDesign of a cosmic test bench for the quality control of Resistive Plate Chamber detectors for the CMS experimentCMS: RPC2011pdf-file
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Pieter DavidBepaling van de verhouding van de b-quark fragmentatiefracties fs/fd voor 7 TeV proton-protonbotsingen en een meting van de relatieve vervalbreedte van het verval B0→D-LHCb2011Link to the UGent Library
Nadja StrobbeEvent Selection optimization for (b-)jets plus lepton supersymmetry searches with the CMS detectorCMS: SUSY2011pdf-file
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Kelly BeernaertSystematic uncertainties for photons in all-hadronic supersymmetry searches with the CMS detectorCMS: SUSY2011pdf-file
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Matthias VraegheMuon Counting with the IceTop Detector as a Probe of Cosmic Ray CompositionIceCube: IceTop2012pdf-file
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Sam De RidderInfluence of South Pole atmosphere on cosmic rays observed by IceCubeIceCube: IceTop2012pdf-file
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Olivier GiotEen studie van hoogenergetische muonenbundels in het diep Antarctisch ijs met de IceCube detectorIceCube: IceCube-IceTop2012pdf-file
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Sven Dildick Application of kinematic fitting to top quark mass reconstruction in the mu+ jets channel at 7 TeV with the CMS detector CMS: Top quark2012pdf-file
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Sander Vanheule Design of a glass resistive plate chamber for the upgrade of the Compact Muon Solenoid muon systemCMS: RPC2013pdf-file
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Simon De RijckLowering the IceCube Detection Threshold by Wavelength-shifting Optical ModulesIceCube-Gen2: PINGU2013pdf-file
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Isabelle De BruynThe Impact of Background Processes on the Top Quark Mass Measurement Using the Matrix Element Method at CMSCMS: Top Quark2013pdf-file
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Ward Van DriesscheSearch for new physics with long-lived particles decaying into photons using LHC proton-proton collisionsCMS: SUSY2014pdf-file
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Dieter LotermanDevelopment of a Glass Resistive Plate Chamber for the Phase-2 upgrade of the CMS detector at the Large Hadron ColliderCMS: RPC2014Link to the UGent Library
Celine MoortgatInvestigation of muon background in the prototype antineutrino detector for the SoLid experimentSoLid2014pdf-file
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Frederik Van AckerEco-friendly gas mixtures for the operation of Resistive Plate Chambers in the CMS experiment at CERNCMS: RPC2015Link to the UGent Library
Mathieu De SmetSimulation for the highly segmented SoLid-detector for neutrinos from nuclear reactorsSoLid2015pdf-file
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Jarne De ClercqCharacterization of a glass resistive plate chamber for a future upgrade of the CERN CMS experiment CMS: RPC2015pdf-file
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Ianthe MichielsInvestigation of the muon background for the NEMENIX prototype of the SoLid experimentSoLid2015pdf-file
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Jeroen DuvillierSearch for astrophysical tau neutrinos with a Lollipop signature in IceCube in the PeV energy rangeIceCube: Tau neutrinos2015pdf-file
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Ken ErpelsInfluence of snow on cosmic rays observed by IceTopIceCube: IceTop2015pdf-file
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Lander BodynFeasibility study towards measurement of top quark pair production in association with a W or Z boson using proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 13 TeVCMS: Top Quark2015pdf-file
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Aaron Algoedt Quality control of Gas Electron Multiplier detectors for the CMS experiment at the LHCCMS: GEM2016pdf-file
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Nicolas Bulté Search for Scalar Top Quark Partners and Parton Shower Tuning in Modelling Top Quark PairsCMS: Top Quark2016pdf-file
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Wouter Van De PontseeleCharacterisation and modelling of correlated noise in silicon photomultipliers for the SoLid experimentSoLid2016pdf-file
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Alexandro FulcoScalar Dark Matter: gamma-ray line-like signatures2016pdf-file
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Willem VerbekeData driven WZ background estimation for SUSY searches with multiple leptons at the energy frontier, LHCCMS: SUSY2016pdf-file
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Frederic Van AsscheOntwikkeling van een Resistive Plate Chamber detector simulatie frameworkCMS: RPC2016pdf-file
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Jeroen Van HoutteAir shower measurements with IceTop: the effect of (un)thinning simulation techniquesIceCube: IceTop2016pdf-file
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Hans MaesEnvironmental and cosmogenic backgroundstudy for the SoLid experimentSoLid2017Link to the UGent Library
Giel VandierendonckDevelopment of a neutrontrigger on 6LiF:ZnS(Ag) scintillator signals for the SoLid collaborationSoLid2017Link to the UGent Library
Jorne SomvilleTowards an improved snow correction for cosmic rays observed by IceTopIceCube: IceTop2017Link to the UGent Library
Rafaël HautekietTijdsynchronizatie over een QAM16 communinatie protocol voor de IceCube gen2 Digital Optical ModuleIceCube-Gen22017Link to the UGent Library
Jake VandevyvereSearch for Heavy Neutral Leptons in same-sign dilepton final states with the CMS detectorCMS: HNL2017Link to the UGent Library
Laurens LootensData driven MT2ll tail verification for scalar top quark search in the dilepton final state at sqrt(s) = 13 TeVCMS: Top Quark2017Link to the UGent Library
Basile VermassenTrigger Development with dijet veto at sqrt(s) = 13 TeV for the CMS experimentCMS: HNL2017Link to the UGent Library
Liam WezenbeekA study of the production mass as a discriminating variable in a supersymmetry search at the LHCCMS: SUSY2018Link to the UGent Library
Stef VerpoestSearch for particles with fractional charges in IceCube based on anomalous energy lossIceCube2018Link to the UGent Library
Gianny MestdachEffective Field Theory operators in top physicsCMS: Top Quark2018Link to the UGent Library
Thomas FolletOptimisation of the search for Heavy Neutral Leptons in the 2l2q final state at CMSCMS: HNL2018Link to the UGent Library
Simon De KockereEen Geavanceerde Statistische Aanpak in de Zoektocht naar Astrofysische Tau Neutrino's met IceCube IceCube2018Link to the UGent Library
Jana RoelsSearch for heavy neutral leptons in events with at least 1 tau in the final state in proton-proton collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the CMS experiment CMS: HNL2019Link to the UGent Library
Joshua ClercxAnalyse van topquarkpaarproductie in associatie met een Z-boson in het dileptonkanaal bij een zwaartepuntsenergie van 13 TeV bij CMS CMS: Top quark2019Link to the UGent Library
Simon De Kock Korte afstand neutrino-oscillaties met het SoLiD-experiment SoLiD2019Link to the UGent Library