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Proposed PhD subjects 2013-2016

   This Call is now closed.

The list of 2013 laureates is :

  • Leo Beaucourt  
  • Jeremy Bernon  
  • Dimitry Chicherin  

 The List of current (2013-2016) proposed thesis and fellowships

Applications Dead Line :  April 2013 Instructions to apply

 

1  Study of Radiative decaysofbeautifulhadronswiththeLHCbdetector 
2 Cosmic-ray propagation and dark matter indirect detection with AMS-02
3 Indirect search for dark matter and study of primary sources of positrons and electrons coming from astrophysical sources
4 Dark matter, cosmicraysandLHC 
5 Decipheringextragalacticgamma-raysources
6 Preparation of Advanced Virgo: upgrade of the detection system
7 Higgs-like boson propertiesmeasurementsandelectromgneticcalorimetercalibration
8 ATLAS/top
9 Implications ofthe126GeVHiggsbosonfor physics beyond the Standard Model
10 AmplitudesandIntegrability 
11 Experimental Neutrino physics

Study of Radiative decays of beautiful hadrons with the LHCb detector

Topics : Study of Radiative decays of beautiful hadrons with the LHCb detector Proponents : LAPP : Edwige Tournefier - Marie-Noëlle Minard  LAPTH: Diego Guadagnoli Address : LAPP and LAPTH - 9 chemin de Bellevue - BP110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux Cedex Phone : +33 4 50 09 16 62 Contact Email : edwige.tournefier@lapp.in2p3.fr; marie-noelle.minard@lapp.in2p3.fr; diego.guadagnoli@lapp.in2p3.fr Summary Very impressive experimental progress has been made in flavour physics over the past decade. This (...)

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Cosmic-ray propagation and dark matter indirect detection with AMS-02

Topics : Cosmic-ray propagation and dark matter indirect detection with AMS-02 Proponents : D. Maurin Address : LPSC - 53 rue des Martyrs - 38042 Grenoble Cedex Phone : + 33 4 76 28 40 82 Contact Email : david.maurin@lpsc.in2p3.fr Summary Anti-deuterons, anti-protons, and positrons in Galactic Cosmic Rays (GCR) are targets for dark matter indirect detection. Whereas recent results have shown that the anti-proton and positron fluxes can be accounted for by a standard astrophysical (...)

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Indirect search for dark matter and study of primary sources of positrons and electrons coming from astrophysical sources

Topics : Indirect search for dark matter and study of primary sources of positrons and electrons coming from astrophysical sources (pulsar nebula and supernova remnants) Proponents : Vincent Poireau Address : LAPP - 9 chemin de Bellevue - BP110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux cedex Phone : + 33 4 50 09 16 48  Contact Email : vincent.poireau@lapp.in2p3.fr Summary AMS (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer) is an experiment launched by NASA in May 2011 on the International Space Station (ISS). It is a (...)

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Dark matter, cosmic rays and LHC

Topics : Dark matter, cosmic rays and LHC Proponents : Pierre Salati Address : LAPTH - 9 chemin de Bellevue - BP 110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux cedex Phone : +33 4 50 09 16 90 Contact Email : pierre.salati@lapp.in2p3.fr Summary The astronomical dark matter is an essential component of the universe. Discovered in 1933 by Zwicky inside the Coma cluster of galaxies, its presence from sub-galactic to cosmological scales has been since then established and confirmed by the most recent (...)

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Deciphering extragalactic gamma-ray sources

Topics : Gamma-ray Astrophysics-Astroparticle-Cosmology Proponents : Giovanni Lamanna (LAPP) & Pasquale Serpico (LAPTh) Address : LAPP & LAPTh - 9, chemin de Bellevue B.P. 110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux Cedex Phone : + 33 4 50 09 16 79 Contact email : giovanni.lamanna@lapp.in2p3.fr; pasquale.serpico@lapp.in2p3.fr; Summary : Active Galactic Nuclei (in particular in the “head-on” configuration of blazars) are among the most efficient objects in converting gravitational energy into (...)

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Preparation of Advanced Virgo: upgrade of the detection system

Topics : Preparation of Advanced Virgo : upgrade of the detection system Proponents : Benoit Mours - Romain Gouaty Address : LAPP - 9 chemin de Bellevue - BP110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux cedex Phone : + 33 4 50 09 16 72  Contact Email : benoit.mours@lapp.in2p3.fr; romain.gouaty@lapp.in2p3.fr Summary The Virgo [1] multi-kilometer scale interferometer is dedicated to the detection of gravitational waves (GW) emitted during astrophysical cataclysmic phenomena (compact binary coalescences, (...)

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Higgs-like boson properties measurements and electromgnetic calorimeter calibration

Topics : Higgs-line boson properties measurements Electromagnetic calorimeter calibration Proponents : LAPP : Isabelle Wingerter-Seez Address : LAPP - 9 chemin de Bellevue - BP110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux Cedex Phone : +33 4 50 09 16 26 Contact Email : isabelle.wingerter@lapp.in2p3.fr Summary The ATLAS experiment has now accumulated 25 evts/fb of proton-proton collisions data delivered by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at 7 and 8 TeV in center of mass energy. After a two years shutdown (...)

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ATLAS/top

Topics : Search for nex physics in single-top production using the ATLAS detector at the LHC Proponents : LPSC : Arnaud Lucotte - Annick Lleres Address : LPSC  53 rue des Martyrs 38026 Grenoble Cedex Phone : +33 4 76 28 41 02 or 41 89 Contact Email : arnaud.lucotte@lpsc.in2p3.fr ; annick.lleres@lpsc.in2p3.fr Summary The purpose of this PhD thesis is to search and identify phenomena beyond the Standard Model of particle physics using collisions producing top quarks in the ATLAS detector (...)

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Implications of the 126 GeV Higgs boson for physics beyond the Standard Model

Topics : Implications of the 126 GeV Higgs boson for physics beyond the Standard Model Proponents : Sabine Kraml Address : LPSC - 53 rue des Martyrs - 38042 Grenoble Cedex Phone : + 33 4 76 28 40 52 Contact Email : sabine.kraml@lpsc.in2p3.fr   Summary Context: The recent discovery of a new particle with mass around 126 GeV and properties consistent with a Standard Model (SM) Higgs boson is a first triumph for the LHC physics program. The next step forward after the discovery is to (...)

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Amplitudes and Integrability in supersymmetric gauges theories

Topics :  Amplitudes and integrability in supersymmetric gauges theories Proponents : Emeri Sokatchev  Address : LAPTH - 9 chemin de Bellevue - BP 110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux cedex Phone : +33 4 50 09 17 95  Contact Email : emeri.sokatchev@lapp.in2p3.fr Summary In the past few years several remarkable developments took place opening new perspectives in the study of scattering amplitudes. It is now possible to obtain higher-order results in perturbative gauge theory bypassing the (...)

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Experimental Neutrino physics

Topics : Direct neutrino oscillation appearance search in the multi hadronic tau decay channel with the OPERA detector and search for sterile neutrino withe STEREO Proponents  : Pablo Del Amo Sanchez - Dominique duchesneau Address : LAPP - 9 chemin de Bellevue - BP110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux Cedex Phone : +33 4 50 09 16 67 or 1641  Contact Email : delamo@lapp.in2p3.fr; duchesneau@lapp.in2p3.fr Summary The field of neutrino physics is very active and has given, and continues to produce, (...)

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