PhD Thesis

Louvain-La-Neuve

CP3 - PhD Theses

2019

First measurements of the tt cross section in LHC pp and pPb collisions at 5.02 and 8.16 TeV and determination of the absolute luminosity in the CMS experiment
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Author: Georgios Konstantinos Krintiras
Advisor: Andrea Giammanco
Defense: Jan 10, 2019

2018

Search for Lepton Number and Flavor violations in Kaon decays at the NA62 experiment
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Author: Elisa Minucci
Advisor: Eduardo Cortina Gil
Defense: Nov 20, 2018
Search for Higgs boson pair production in the bblνlν final state with the CMS detector
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Author: Sébastien Wertz
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Jun 25, 2018
Search for a heavy scalar boson in the ZZ-->l+l-nu nubar decay channel and reconstruction of high energy muons in the CMS detector
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Author: Alessio Magitteri
Advisor: Giacomo Bruno
Defense: Apr 29, 2018

2017

Search for resonant di-Higgs production in CMS and development of a model independent approach to look for new physics at the LHC
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Author: Brieuc François
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Oct 13, 2017
Differential single-top-quark cross sections in t channel at 8 and 13 TeV with the CMS detector
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Author: Matthias Komm
Advisor: Andrea Giammanco
Defense: Sep 11, 2017
Precision calculations in effective theories for Higgs production
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Author: Nicolas Deutschmann
Advisors: Fabio Maltoni and Aldo de Andrea, Claude Duhr
Defense: Sep 8, 2017
Loop-induced production of scalar particles in the Two-Higgs-Doublet Model at the LHC
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Author: Benoît Hespel
Advisors: Fabio Maltoni and Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Sep 4, 2017
Minimal Flavour Violation in a custodial Two Higgs Doublet Model
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Author: Elvira Cerveró García
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Jul 7, 2017
Precision top-quark physics at the LHC
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Author: Ioannis Tsinikos
Advisor: Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Jul 3, 2017
Energy Reconstruction and Particle Identification in a High Granularity Semi-Digital Hadronic Calorimeter

Author: Sameh Mannai
Advisor: Eduardo Cortina Gil
Defense: Mar 31, 2017
Search for 2HDM extensions of the scalar sector close to the alignment limit with the CMS detector
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Author: Alexandre Mertens
Advisor: Christophe Delaere
Defense: Mar 24, 2017
Higgs boson interaction with the top quark: CP properties at the LHC

Author: Federico Demartin
Advisor: Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Feb 24, 2017

2016

The final state with two b jets and two leptons at the LHC as a probe of the scalar sector
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Author: Adrien Caudron
Advisor: Christophe Delaere
Defense: Oct 20, 2016
Development and commissioning of the Silicon Pixel GigaTracker for the NA62 Experiment at CERN
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Author: Bob Velghe
Advisor: Eduardo Cortina Gil
Defense: May 9, 2016
Measurement of exclusive two-photon processes with dilepton final states in pp collisions at the LHC
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Author: Laurent Forthomme
Advisor: Krzysztof Piotrzkowski
Defense: Apr 25, 2016

2015

Single Top production at Next-to-Next-to-Leading order: an analytic approach
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Author: Elisa Mariani
Advisors: Fabio Maltoni and Stefano Forte
Defense: Dec 16, 2015
Development of a novel micro channel cooling system for the NA62 GTK detector
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Author: Georg Nüßle
Advisor: Eduardo Cortina Gil
Defense: Oct 28, 2015
Search for anomalous Higgs boson production in association with single top quarks using the CMS detector
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Author: Andrey Popov
Advisor: Andrea Giammanco
Defense: Oct 16, 2015
Search for rare processes with a Z+bb signature with the CMS detector, using the Matrix Element Method
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Author: Camille Beluffi
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Oct 14, 2015
Search for higgs bosons decaying to tau leptons with the CMS experiment at the LHC
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Author: Lucia Perrini
Advisor: Giacomo Bruno
Defense: Oct 9, 2015
A new method for mapping detector material in situ and a matrix element approach to the search for heavy di-muon resonance at the LHC
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Author: Suzan Basegmez
Advisor: Giacomo Bruno
Defense: Sep 25, 2015
First measurement of the associated production of a Z boson with b jets at the LHC
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Author: Ludivine Céard
Advisor: Christophe Delaere
Defense: Jun 8, 2015
Evaluation of Monolithic Pixel Detector Readout in Silicon-on-Insulator Technology

Author: Lawrence Soung Yee
Advisors: Eduardo Cortina Gil and Denis Flandre
Defense: May 28, 2015

2014

Baryon number violation at the TeV scale
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Author: Gauthier Durieux
Advisors: Jean-Marc Gérard and Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Oct 10, 2014
Non-perturbative Quantum Electrodynamics in low dimensions
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Author: Michaël Fanuel
Advisor: Jan Govaerts
Defense: Sep 2, 2014
Quarks beyond the Top
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Author: Mathieu Buchkremer
Advisors: Jean-Marc Gérard and Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Aug 29, 2014
The standard model and beyond in the light of ε′
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Author: Philippe Mertens
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: May 5, 2014
Search for baryon number violation in top-quark decays with the CMS experiment
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Author: Michele Gabusi
Advisors: Giacomo Bruno and Paolo Vitulo
Defense: Feb 12, 2014

2013

The Matrix Element Method at the LHC: A Search for the Associated Production of Higgs and Z bosons
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Author: Arnaud Pin
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Oct 7, 2013
Accurate predictions for Higgs production at the LHC: the VBF channel
[Dial] [PDF file]
Author: Marco Zaro
Advisor: Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Jul 4, 2013

2012

Two-dimensional quantum dilaton gravity and the quantum cosmological constant
[Dial]
Author: Simone Zonetti
Advisor: Jan Govaerts
Defense: Jul 6, 2012
Sur la variation des constantes de Newton et d'Einstein
[Dial] [PDF file]
Author: Vincent Boucher
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Jul 4, 2012
Beyond Standard Model phenomenology at the LHC
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Author: Priscila de Aquino
Advisors: Fabio Maltoni and Antoine Van Proeyen
Defense: May 25, 2012

2011

First observation of the Top Quark at the Large Hadron Collider
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Author: Julien Caudron
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Sep 16, 2011
Effective field theories in the Standard Model and beyond
[Dial] [PDF file]
Author: Céline Degrande
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Sep 2, 2011
Measurements of two-photon interactions at the LHC
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Author: Nicolas Schul
Advisor: Krzysztof Piotrzkowski
Defense: Jul 12, 2011
Hybrid Inflation: Multi-field Dynamics and Cosmological Constraints

Author: Sébastien Clesse
Advisor: Christophe Ringeval
Defense: Jun 1, 2011
A New Approach to Matrix Element Re-Weighting
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Author: Olivier Mattelaer
Advisor: Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Jan 14, 2011

2010

Search for Heavy Stable Charged Particles
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Author: Loïc Quertenmont
Advisor: Giacomo Bruno
Defense: Oct 14, 2010
A new approach to the determination of parton densities. Application to processes with heavy quarks in the initial state
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Author: Maria Ubiali
Advisors: Fabio Maltoni and Luigi Del Debbio
Defense: Sep 23, 2010
Photoproduction of top and Higgs particles at the LHC
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Author: Séverine Ovyn
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Apr 30, 2010

2009

Observability of an unconventional two-Higgs-doublet model at the LHC
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Author: Simon de Visscher
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Oct 6, 2009
New techniques in QCD
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Author: Claude Duhr
Advisor: Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Sep 4, 2009
Top quark phenomenology at hadron colliders
[Dial] [PDF file]
Author: Rikkert Frederix
Advisor: Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Sep 2, 2009
Quarkonium production phenomenology
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Author: Pierre Artoisenet
Advisor: Fabio Maltoni
Defense: Jul 24, 2009
Tests of the Standard Model in photoproduction at HERA and the LHC
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Author: Jérôme de Favereau
Advisor: Krzysztof Piotrzkowski
Defense: Apr 3, 2009

2008

A bottom-up approach to fermion masses
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Author: François Goffinet
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Dec 19, 2008
Measurements of photon induced processes in CMS and forward proton detection at the LHC
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Author: Xavier Rouby
Advisor: Krzysztof Piotrzkowski
Defense: Sep 26, 2008
A two-Higgs-doublet model : from twisted theory to LHC phenomenology
[Dial] [PDF file]
Author: Michel Herquet
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Sep 12, 2008
Topology and mass generation mechanisms in abelian gauge field theories
[Dial] [PDF file]
Author: Bruno Bertrand
Advisor: Jan Govaerts
Defense: Sep 9, 2008

2006

Les senseurs au silicium de CMS : étude de leur résistance aux flux intenses de neutrons
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Author: Samia Assouak
Advisor: Ghislain Grégoire
Defense: Jul 14, 2006
Radiation damage induced by neutrons in CMS silicon sensors
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Author: Eric Forton
Advisor: Ghislain Grégoire
Defense: Mar 20, 2006
Charm studies in emulsion
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Author: Sergey Kalinin
Advisor: Thierry Delbar
Defense: Mar 20, 2006

2005

Study of WW decay of a Higgs boson with the ALEPH and CMS detectors
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Author: Christophe Delaere
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Jul 6, 2005
A relativistic BCS theory of superconductivity : an experimentally motivated study of electric fields in superconductors
[Dial] [PDF file]
Author: Damien Bertrand
Advisor: Jan Govaerts
Defense: Jul 5, 2005
CMS Trigger strategies for the selection of MSSM Higgs bosons using electron tau-jet decay modes
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Author: Olivier Van Der AA
Advisor: Vincent Lemaitre
Defense: Feb 7, 2005

2004

Les anomalies fortes et électromagétiques dans les désintégrations faibles des mésons
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Author: Stéphanie Trine
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Dec 6, 2004
Configurations de vortex magnétiques dans des cylindres mesoscopiques supraconducteurs
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Author: Geoffrey Stenuit
Advisor: Jan Govaerts
Defense: Jul 9, 2004

2003

Modèles cosmologiques de quintessence et supernovae de type Ia

Author: Elisa di Pietro
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Jun 1, 2003
Vers une réduction du nombre de paramètres libres dans le Modèle Standard
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Author: Martin Buysse
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Jan 10, 2003

2002

Light deflection experiments as a test of relativistic theories of gravitation
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Author: Sophie Pireaux
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Sep 24, 2002
Théories de la gravitation à la lumière d'étoiles doubles
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Author: Yves Wiaux
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Sep 13, 2002
Bound State Description in Quantum Electrodynamics and Chromodynamics
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Author: Christopher Smith
Advisor: Jean Pestieau
Defense: May 29, 2002

2001

Etude du comportement de détecteurs gazeux à micropistes MSGC sous irradiations intenses de neutrons rapides
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Author: Kim Bernier
Advisor: Ghislain Grégoire
Defense: May 18, 2001

2000

L'expérience MELPOMENE: une nouvelle approche à la polarimétrie des positrons dans la désintégration des muons
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Author: Pierre Van Hove
Advisors: Jan Govaerts and René Prieels
Defense: Dec 20, 2000
Propagation et oscillations en théorie des champs
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Author: Mikael Beuthe
Advisor: Jacques Weyers
Defense: Sep 4, 2000

1999

L'effet hyperfin dans la capture exclusive de muons par le 11B et le couplage pseudoscalaire induit
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Author: Vincent Wiaux
Advisor: Jan Govaerts
Defense: Jul 9, 1999

1998

Désintégration faible des hypérons

Author: Patrick Bosch
Advisor: Jean-Marc Gérard
Defense: Jun 15, 1998
A New Limit On Vμ -> Vtau Oscillations
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Author: Gustaaf Brooijmans
Advisor: Denis Favart
Defense: Apr 15, 1998