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Title: Taus and the Trigger for Discovery at ATLAS

Abstract

This five year grant allowed Yale Professor Sarah Demers and her students and postdocs to contribute to the ATLAS Experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider. We worked on a particular mode of the Higgs Boson decay, contributing to the discovery of this particle as well as measuring the particle's properties. We also performed a "first of its kind" measurement at a hadron collider in the measurement of tau polarization, which increased the sensitivity of ATLAS in a number of exciting ways, both for making measurements of known particles and for hunting for new ones. We also contributed to the tau trigger - the real-time selection that chooses data that includes the signature of the tau lepton. Four PhD students in the Yale Physics Department received their PhDs during the term of this grant, with at least partial support from the grant.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States). Dept. of Physics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1339650
Report Number(s):
DOE-YALE-06399
SC0006399/E00142; TRN: US1701475
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0006399
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; HIGGS BOSONS; TAU PARTICLES; ATLAS DETECTOR; PARTICLE PROPERTIES; PARTICLE DECAY; POLARIZATION; SENSITIVITY; ATLAS; CERN; LHC; taus; Higgs; trigger

Citation Formats

Demers, Sarah. Taus and the Trigger for Discovery at ATLAS. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1339650.
Demers, Sarah. Taus and the Trigger for Discovery at ATLAS. United States. doi:10.2172/1339650.
Demers, Sarah. Thu . "Taus and the Trigger for Discovery at ATLAS". United States. doi:10.2172/1339650. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1339650.
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title = {Taus and the Trigger for Discovery at ATLAS},
author = {Demers, Sarah},
abstractNote = {This five year grant allowed Yale Professor Sarah Demers and her students and postdocs to contribute to the ATLAS Experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider. We worked on a particular mode of the Higgs Boson decay, contributing to the discovery of this particle as well as measuring the particle's properties. We also performed a "first of its kind" measurement at a hadron collider in the measurement of tau polarization, which increased the sensitivity of ATLAS in a number of exciting ways, both for making measurements of known particles and for hunting for new ones. We also contributed to the tau trigger - the real-time selection that chooses data that includes the signature of the tau lepton. Four PhD students in the Yale Physics Department received their PhDs during the term of this grant, with at least partial support from the grant.},
doi = {10.2172/1339650},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2017}
}

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