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Detection of energetic top quarks at the LHC

Grant number: 10/03714-6
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2010
Effective date (End): February 29, 2012
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics
Principal Investigator:Oscar José Pinto Eboli
Grantee:Cedrick Miranda Mello
Home Institution: Instituto de Física (IF). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:06/57254-0 - Particle phenomenology, AP.TEM


Many extensions of the standard model predict the existence of new particle with masses in the TeV range. The decays of these new states produce very energetic standard model particle, eg top quarks. Therefore, the decay products of these energetic particle are highly collimated, forming "fat jets". In this project we will study the production and detection of the Kaluza-Klein modes of gluons and elevtroweak gauge boson in extra dimension theories.We will focus on t-tbar final states, analyzing the techniques needed to unravel their existence. (AU)

Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
MELLO, Cedrick Miranda. A study of the detection of quark top at LHC. 2012. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Física São Paulo.

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