ALICE at the LHC
Information about my work in ALICE can be found on the web page of the
ALICE group at GSI, which I am leading
Analysis work by students in Heidelberg
All theses are available at
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Oct 2014: Bachelor thesis by Sebastian Hornung: "New criteria for
distinguishing hadrons containing beauty from hadrons with charm in
proton-proton collisions with sqrt(s)=7 TeV at ALICE"
Mar 2015: Bachelor thesis by Lukas Layer: "Development of a fast simulation tool for vertexing studies in ALICE"
Nov 2016: Master thesis by Sebastian Hornung: "Study of heavy-flavor hadron production in pp collisions with ALICE"
Dec 2016: Bachelor thesis by Michael Ciupek: "Electron identification in different colliding systems with ALICE"
Feb 2017: Bachelor thesis by Manuel Jahn: "Quality assurance for gas electron multipliers with the leakage current test"
Feb 2017: Bachelor thesis by Alexandra Datz: "Studies on secondary discharges and their mitigation with a two GEM detector"
Sep 2017: Master thesis by Mattia Faggin (Universita' di Padova): "Misura
di elettroni da decadimenti di adroni con charm e beauty in collisioni Pb-Pb a
LHC con ALICE"
Oct 2017: Master thesis by Thomas Rudzki: "Commissioning and testing of
large-area GEM-based readout chambers for the high-rate ALICE TPC"
Dec 2017: Master thesis by Lukas Layer: "Beauty production in Pb–Pb with
the ALICE experiment at sqrt(s_NN) = 5.02 TeV"
Apr 2018: Bachelor thesis by Alissa Fink: "Mass difference between matter and anti-matter"
Apr 2018: Bachelor thesis by Pascal Becht: "Quality assurance of gas electron multiplier foils for the ALICE
TPC upgrade via leakage current measurements"
In preparation: Master thesis by Daniel Baitinger: Study of discharges in
a GEM detector
In preparation: Master thesis by Michael Ciupek: Heavy-flavor hadron
production in pp collisions at 5 TeV, via their semi-leptonic decays
In preparation: Master thesis by Bogdan Blidaru: Study of discharges in
a multi-GEM detector
Feb 2018: Alexander Deisting: "Measurements of ion mobility and GEM
discharge studies for the upgrade of the ALICE time projection chamber"
Jun 2018: Tonatiuh Jimenez Bustamante: "Inclusive J/psi production at
mid-rapidity in Pb–Pb collisions at sqrt(s_NN) = 5.02 TeV"
In preparation: Sebastian Hornung: Production of (anti-)3He and
(anti-)triton in proton-lead collisions
In preparation: Lukas Kreis: Study of particle correlations in Pb-Pb
collisions (using the directed flow of spectator-neutrons)
In preparation: Alena Harlenderova: (non-prompt) J/psi production and modification in
pp and Pb-Pb collisions