Choice of PhD, Bachelor, Master and Diploma Theses
The following list of topics is not exclusive. If you are interested in other topics please contact us. Qualified students can apply for stipends at the Mainz Graduate School "Symmetry Breaking".
Theses at ATLAS
Poster (in German) Group V. Büscher, L. Masetti
Poster (in German) Group S. Tapprogge
Data-Analysis at the LHC, Detector Development for High Energy Physics Arbeitsgruppe Prof. Schott
Design and Construction of the NA62 Muon Veto Detector.
- Detailed simulation of pion and muon showers in the muon veto detector and determination of its pion-muon separation power.
- Construction of the NA62 muon veto detector.
- Development of the read-out electronics of the NA62 muon veto detector.
Development of the NA62 Online PC Farm.
Physics analysis with the NA62 experiment using already recorded data.
- Measurement of the very rare decay K+ -> e+ νγ
- Measurement of the CKM matrix element Vus with K+ -> π0 e+ ν events.
High resolution calorimetry with silicon photo multipliers
Theses at IceCube
Data acquisition, data quality monitoring and grid computing. Contact: L. Koepke
Particle, astroparticle, atmospheric, and geo physics with high energy terrestrial muons and neutrinos. Contact: L. Koepke
Searches for high energy neutrinos from cosmic accelerators and low energy neutrinos from supernovae. Contact: L. Koepke
PHD positions next generation upgrade of the IceCube neutrino telescope. Contact: S. Böser
Theses in the area of Dark Matter (XENON100, XENON1T, DARWIN), and Development of Liquid Xenon Time Projection Chambers
Contact: U. Oberlack
Topics: (Please inquire about details!)
• Data analysis with XENON100
• Detector, source, and background simulations
• R&D on novel concepts in Liquid Xenon Time Projection Chambers (LXeTPC's) towards the direct search for Dark Matter, or applications as a Compton telescope or Compton camera