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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000077055

Measurement of the very forward energy in proton-proton collisions at 13 TeV with the CMS experiment and implications for hadronic interaction models

Baur, Sebastian

Abstract:
The very forward calorimeter of the CMS experiment CASTOR measures the largest energy densities accessible at the LHC and is a unique tool to study soft multiparticle production relevant for the underlying event and air shower development. Within this work, the very forward collision energy is measured in proton-proton collisions at 13 TeV. The results are given in terms of the differential production cross section and as a function of the charged particle multiplicity at central rapidity. The data are furthermore used to derive implications on hadronic interaction models.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Teilchenphysik (ETP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-770553
KITopen ID: 1000077055
Verlag Karlsruhe
Umfang VIII, 195 S.
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Experimentelle Teilchenphysik (ETP)
Prüfungsdatum 10.11.2017
Referent/Betreuer Prof. J. Blümer
Schlagworte LHC, CMS, very forward, energy density, hadronic interactions, cosmic ray physics
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