D.Phil Theses

D.Phil Theses


Edmund Smith

Measurement of $CP$ Violation in $B \rightarrow D K^{*}$ Decays with the LHCb Experiment

Rhorry Gauld

Phenomenological studies of top quark production in the forward region of phase space at the LHC

Edward Greening

Rare and Challenging Charm Decays at LHCb

Nick Torr


Hamish Gordon

Searches for $CP$ violation in $D^{+} \to K^{-}K^{+}\pi^{+}$ decay at the LHCb Experiment

Daniel Johnson


Philip Hunt

A study of $B \rightarrow DK$ and $D^$ production using $D^ \rightarrow K^{+}\pi^{-}\pi^{+}\pi^{-}$ decays at LHCb

Paolo Gandini

Sophie Redford

The branching fraction and CP asymmetry of $B^{\pm} \rightarrow \psi \pi^{\pm}$  and $B^{\pm} \rightarrow \pi^{\pm} \mu^{+} \mu^{-}$  decays

Andrea Contu

The Measurement of the Production Cross Section Ratio of Identified Hadrons and the Calibration of the Magnetic Distortion in RICH1 at LHCb


Chris Thomas

Measurement of the strong-phase difference between $D^0$ and $\overline D^0$ decays to $K^0_SK^+K^-$ at CLEO-c and a determination of observables related to $\mathcal$ violation in $B^\pm \to D K^\pm$ decays at LHCb


Sean Brisbane

CLEO-c $D\to K_{S/L}^0 \pi^+\pi^-$ Binned Dalitz-Plot Analyses Optimised for the CKM Angle $\gamma$ Measurement and the Commissioning of the LHCb RICH Front-End Electronics


Andrew Powell

Measuring the CKM Angle $\gamma$ with $B^{\pm} \to DK^{\pm}$ Decays at LHCb and a Determination of the $D \to K\pi\pi\pi$ Coherence Factor at CLEO-c


Vladimir Gligorov

Measurement of the CKM angle gamma and B meson lifetimes at the LHCb detector


Laura Somerville

Performance of the LHCb RICH Photon Detectors and Tagging Systematics for CP Violation Studies


Charlotte Newby

The production and evaluatation of photodetectors for the LHCb Rich system and a study of the sensitivity to very rare hadronic B decays


Nigel John Smale

Multi-anode photon-multiplier readout electronics for the LHCb ring imaging Cherenkov detectors


Matthew Charles

The performance of SCT128A ASICs when reading out silicon sensors and a study of $B^_\to D^{+-}_ \pi^{-+}$ at LHCb


Jonas Rademacker

Evaluation of the LHCb RICH detectors and a measurement of the CKM angle $\gamma$