Completed Master Theses

Particle Physics (since 2006)

  • Search for a heavy resonance decaying into a Z boson and a Higgs boson, Bärtschi (2020)
  • Search for a narrow-width, TeV-scale Z' vector boson coupling to b quarks, Sommerhalder (2020)
  • Hunting for B → Kτ+τ− imprints on the B → Kµ+µ− dimuon spectrum, Liechti (2019)
  • zfit: scalable model fitting in Python using TensorFlow, Eschle (2019)
  • Performance of the CMS Phase I Upgrade Pixel Detector, M. Gienal (2018)
  • ImplementationofMonteCarlofitter and Selection of B → K∗µµ decays in LHCb Run2 data, Dahme (2018)
  • Monte Carlo simulations of cluster size distributions of various radiation qualities and application to track-event theory and treatment planning, Schmidli (2018)
  • Characterization of Novel VUV-Silicon Photomultipliers and their Application in Xenon-Based Dual-Phase TPCs, Marentini (2018)
  • A scintillator based timing detector for the SHiP experimen, Dätwyler (2018)
  • Development of a fractionation scheme optimisation algorithm and implementation in a Graphical User Interface for radiotherapy planning, Frabulini (2018)
  • A Study of Coatings with Breath Figure Structures on Silicon Photomultiplieres and the Effect on the Photon Detection Efficiency, Widmer (2017)
  • Search for a low mass ditau resonance at the CMS detector with 2016 data, Neutlings (2017)
  • Search for electroweak production of a vector-like quark T' decaying to a top quark and a Z boson at CMS, G. Giannini (2017)

  • Characterisation of parallel interconnected silicon photomultiplier, C Huber (2017)

  • SiPM Readout for SHiP Timing Detector, Bründler (2017)

  • Measurement of Open Charm and Double Open Charm Production Cross Sections and Ratios in pp Collisions at sqrt(s = 2.76) TeV with the LHCb Experiment, Crivelli (2016)

  • Design of a Dual-phase Xenon TPC with a Hybrid Photosensor Array, Gmür (2016)
  • Electroweak Sudakov Logarithms in Vector Boson plus Jet Production, Häfliger (2016)
  • Automated computation of the muon decay at NLO, Ulrich (2016)
  • Characterization of silicon photomultiplier arrays in liquid xenon and development of dedicated read-out electronics, D`Amato (2016)
  • Neutrino Induced Background Studies for the SHiP Experiment, Chételat Soto, (2015)
  • Emanation Measurement System and GERDA Phase II Calibration, Miloradovic (2015)
  • A neural network based boosted Higgs b-tagging algorithm in CMS, Aarrestad (2014)
  • Characterization and calibration of a liquid xenon time projection chamber, Dujmovic (2014)
  • Measurement of the $Z\gamma$ Production Cross Section at $\sqrt{s}=\SI{8}{TeV}$ at the LHCb Experiment, Küng (2014)
  • Measurement of Asymmetries in the Decay of B0-->K*0μ+μ- at the LHCb Experiment, Tresch (2012) (PDF, 3119 KB)
  • Design and Development of an Automatic Mirror Segment Alignment System for the CTA Telescopes, Gredig (2011) (PDF, 12512 KB)
  • Determination of the Invariant Mass Distribution for B0(s) --> μ+μ- at the LHCb Experiment, Elsasser (2011) (PDF, 1492 KB)
  • A fast Online and Triggerless Signal Reconstruction Based on Cross-Correlation, Gadola (2009) (PDF, 18461 KB)
  • Noise Investigations for the Tracker Turicensis of the LHCb Experiment, Hangartner (2009)
  • Online Monitoring for the Silicon Tracker of the LHCb Experiment, Chiapolini (2009)
  • Optimierung des Wellenlängenschiebers für das ArDM-Experiment, Cabrera (2007)
  • Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of the TT Detector for the LHCb Experiment, Büchler (2006)
  • Observation of the Bs° -> Ψ(2s)Ø decay with the DØ Experiment, Salzmann (2006)

Astrophysics and Cosmology (since 2008)

Physics of Condensed Matter (since 2007)

  • Coherent quantum transport in anisotropic two dimensional systems in magnetic fields, Flury (2020) (PDF, 6494 KB)
  • Van der Waals Epitaxy of the Transition Metal Dichalcogenide WTe2, Hauser (2019)
  • Surface Photovoltage Field Effect on Gallium Arsenide (110), Meier (2019)
  • Discovery of a Collective Orbital Excitation in Ca3Ru2O7 A Resonant X-ray Spectroscopy Study, von Arx (2019)
  • A sub-grid model for molecular gas in a cosmological galaxy formation simulation, Singh (2019)
  • Study of the Effects of Growth Method on the Properties of ZrTe5, Salzmann (2019)
  • Electronic Transport Experiments in InAs/GaSb Quantum Wells, Masseroni (2019)
  • Improvement of Photodynamic Therapy by Feedback-Based Wavefront Shaping, Stöckli (2019)
  • Electronic structure and geometry of the fused D-A-complex TTF-PYZ2 on Ag(110) and TiO2(110), Kretz (2019)
  • Thermal oxidation of Ru(0001) and Ir(001) with applications towards electrocatalytic oxidation of water A surface science study, Tobler (2019)
  • A step towards time- and angle-resolved two-photon photoemission spectroscopy of Pentacene on TiO2(110), Schachtler (2018)
  • Scanning and focusing of light through turbid layers, Scheibler (2018)
  • Surface and Electronic Properties of (Co-Pyr@)Cu2O(111) and Co-Pyr@TiO2(110) A surface science study, Cossalter (2018)
  • Machine learning for quantum state encoding of chiral phases of matter, Gorenflot (2018)
  • X-SNSPDs based on high temperature superconductor. Meier (2018)
  • Investigation of the effect of air gap size on the image quality in proton computed tomography, Radonic (2018)
  • Asymmetric Dependence of Dark Count Rates on Magnetic Field in differently shaped Superconducting, Britschgi (2018)
  • h-BN Nanomesh Islands on PtRh Alloys: dIldV Microscopy on Clean and Near-Ambient Pressure Hydrogen Intercalated Surfaces, Nussbaumer (2017)
  • (Time resolved) Photoluminescence of single layer MoS2 and WSe2, Kramer (2017)
  • Investigation of Adsorption Geometry and Electronic Structure of Cobalt-Pyrphyrin on Cu2O(111) and TiO2(110), Hotz (2017)
  • Alloying CdTe with Se, a possible route to improve solar cells, Spescha (2016)
  • Towards quantification of hydrodynamic forces surrounding a zebrafish using the volumetric 3-component velocimetry, Rüttimann (2016)
  • Scatter in Radiotherapy with Photon Energies of 6MeV
  • Measurement and Modeling, Hasler (2016)
  • Bifold insulating energy scales in the Mott-insulator Ca2RuO4 An angle resolve photo emission spectroscopy study, Sutter (2016)
  • Electronic and Spatial Structures of Self-Assembled Diamondoid Monolayers, Bächtold (2016)
  • Development of an experimental setup for fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy using time-corraleted single photon counting technique, Pataki (2016)
  • The impact of range adjusted ITV on integral dose, cancer risk and normal tissue complication probability in proton therapy and comparison to photon therapy, Lonsky (2016)
  • Investigation of a Semiconductor / Molecule Junction: (Co)Pyrphyrin on TiO2, Graf (2015)
  • Characterisation of an Imaging Spin Detector and First Proof-of-Principle Time-Resolved Measurements, Holenstein (2015)
  • First steps towards graphene nanoribbon device applications, Lauber (2014)
  • Insitu Ion Implantation beneath Boron Nitride Nanomesh, Arulanantham (2014)
  • Sauberes Graphen durch katalytische Polymer-Zersetzung, Bachmann (2014)
  • Inbetriebnahme einer spinpolarisierten Elektronenquelle und Nachweis der Spinpolarisierung, Eisenring (2014)
  • Study of the Molecular Switch of TBA / AU(111) by Photoelectron Diffraction and Absorption Spectroscopy, Schuler (2014) 
  • Angle-Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy of the Topological Insulator GeBi4-xSbxTe7, Muff (2013)
  • Determination of the Binding Energy of  Water to GFP with TDS, Obrecht (2013)
  • Spin-polarisierte Elektronenkanone, Rosenberg (2012)
  • Lateral Segregation in h-BN/PtRh(III), Stania (2012)
  • Mie resonance spectroscopy of single levitated particle, Yiea-Funk (2012)
  • Assembly and Characterization of Tungsten Carbide Field Emitters, Waldvogel (2012)
  • Luminescence Mapping of Ordered Silver Nanoclusters on Hexagonal Boron Nitride Nanomesh, Bernard (2012)
  • PbTe Quantum Well Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Laser, Rodriguez, (2011)
  • Design and Implementation of a Miniaturized Electron Optical Column, Wicki (2011) 
  • Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors based on TaN Thin Films, Aeschbacher (2011)
  • Measurement of Longitudinal Nuclear Magnetism with NMR Probes, Gross (2011) 
  • Development of an Interferometer-Based Transient Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectrometer, Hausherr (2011)
  • Experimental Study on the Binding Properties between Water- and DNA-Molecules, Lanfranconi (2011)
  • Elastic Properties of Growing 2D Foam, Schindlberger (2011)
  • Si/SiO-Braggspiegel für Scheibenlaser, Hobrecker (2011)
  • COPHEE and SMOKE. In-situ Surface Magneto-Optic Kerr Effect Setup for the Spin- and Angle-Resolved Photoemission Experiment COPHEE, Landolt (2010)
  • Current-induced Domain Wall Propagation, Schwarz (2010)
  • Magnetism and Superconductivity of Iron Chalcogenide FeSe(1-x) and its Relation to the Preparation, Ichsanow (2010)
  • Graphene on h-BN Nanomesh, Böni (2009)
  • Photon Emission during Inelastic Tunneling with Nanometer Resolution from the h-BN/Rh(111) Nanomesh, Thomann (2009)
  • Gepulste Elektronenholografie, Germann (2008)
  • Realisierung eines Tieftemperatureinsatzes für hochsensitive Drehmomentmagnetometrie, Mosele (2008)
  • Lumineszenz von h-BN Nanomesh, Schmidlin (2008)
  • Two-Photon Photoemission from Tetramantane, Roth (2008)
  • Electrochemical and UHV Investigations of the h-BN Nanomesh Surface, Mattle (2008)
  • Investigation of Lateral Surround-gated Nanowire Filed-effective Tranistors, Enderlein (2008)
  • Effect of Vortex Shaking on the Resistivity of Type-II-superconductors, Menzi (2007)
  • Untersuchung von YBa2 (Cu1-xFex)4 O8+δ mit der Methode der Kernquadrupolresonanz (NQR), Kuhn (2007)
  • Time-resolved Photoemission from n-BN/Ni(111) across the Ferromagnetic Transition, Leuenberger (2007)
  • Electronic Excitations in Doped Phtahlocganine Molecular Crystals, Flatz (2007)

Bio and Medical Physics

Theoretical Physics (2007-2013)