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Author Bachtis, Michail

Title Heavy neutral particle decays to tau pairs : detected with CMS in proton collisions at [squareroot symbol]s = 7TeV / Michail Bachtis
Published Cham ; New York : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (161 pages) : illustrations
Series Springer theses : recognizing outstanding Ph. D. research, 2190-5053
Springer theses.
Contents The Standard Model of Particle Physics -- Supersymmetry and the MSSM -- Experimental Setup -- Event Simulation -- Event Reconstruction -- Hadronic Tau Identification and Trigger -- Selection of Tau Pairs -- Measurement of Z Production -- Search for Higgs Bosons -- Synopsis -- Calorimeter Trigger Upgrade for Higher Luminosities
Summary The work presented in this thesis spans a wide range of experimental particle physics subjects, starting from level-1 trigger electronics to the final results of the search for Higgs boson decay and¡to tau lepton pairs. The thesis describes an innovative reconstruction algorithm for tau decays and details how it was instrumental in providing a measurement of Z decay to tau lepton pairs. The reliability of the analysis is fully established by this measurement before the Higgs boson decay to tau lepton pairs is considered. The work described here continues to serve as a model for analysing CMS Higgs to tau leptons measurements.¡¡¡
Notes Ph. D. University of Wisconsin, Madison 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Particles (Nuclear physics)
Quantum theory.
Higgs bosons.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783319032573 (electronic bk.)
3319032577 (electronic bk.)
9783319032566
3319032569
Other Titles 7TeV