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Search for physics beyond the standard model with the Large Hadron Collider

Grant number: 13/15479-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2013
Effective date (End): March 02, 2016
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics
Principal Investigator:Sergio Ferraz Novaes
Grantee:Thiago Rafael Fernandez Perez Tomei
Home Institution: Instituto de Física Teórica (IFT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):15/00417-4 - Search for physics beyond the standard model at the Large Hadron Collider - run 2, BE.EP.PD

Abstract

In this project, we present an extensive program of Search for Physics Beyond the Standard Model through the analysis of the data taken by the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment, one of the experiments which analyses the proton- proton collisions provided by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) accelerator. The main goal of this project is the analysis of the full dataset collected by the CMS Collaboration before the LHC Long Shutdown 1 (LS1), with emphasis on the search for new particles decaying to two massive bosons (W,Z,H). A second goal of this project is to participate on the update and recommissioning of the analyses during the LHC LS1, envisioning a fast turnaround time upon the data-taking restart in 2015. Finally, we also plan an involvement on the activities for development of the L1 Pixel Trigger System, an extension of the CMS L1 Trigger such that it can use the information of the Pixel Detector. (AU)