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Dr Harald Fox

Senior Lecturer

Harald Fox

Physics Building

Lancaster University

Bailrigg

Lancaster LA1 4YB

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 593616

Location: B45

PhD supervision

ATLAS Higgs to tau tau
Radiation hard silicon

Research Interests

The Higgs boson!

I am a member of the ATLAS collaboration since 2004. In July 2012 we found a new boson at a mass of 125 GeV that is a candidate for the long sought after Higgs boson! My interest is in the final state where the Higgs boson decays into two tau leptons which decay themselves hadronically. Establishing the decay of the new boson into fermions directly is important to characterise the particle. Tracking and vertexing is of particular interest for me in this decay mode as tau leptons have a relatively long lifetime. A better understanding in this area will help to improve the mass resolution.

The silicon tracker of ATLAS is another of my research interests. I already built endcap modules for the present SCT. A luminosity upgrade of ATLAS is planned and for this a completely new tracker is required. We are investigating radiation hard silicon for this upgrade. Cooling of silicon staves is another aspect of my research for the ATLAS upgrade.

I am also a member of the D0 experiment at the Tevatron at Fermilab. I have done a search for the Higgs boson decaying into a pair of W-bosons at this experiment. The Tevatron experiments were the first ones to show that there is no (additional) Higgs boson in the mass region around 160 GeV.

Experimental Particle Physics at Lancaster

Current Teaching

Degree Scheme Manager Particle Physics & Cosmology

Lecturer and Course Convener PHYS311, Particle Physics

Lecturer PHYS353, Short-Project III, Detectors in Nuclear & Particle Physics

Course Manager PHYS130 series

Lecturer PHYS131, IT Skills

Lecturer PHYS134, Electrical Circuits & Instruments

Supervisor PHYS451, MPhys Project

Member of the 3rd and final year exam committee

Professional Role

Organiser of the HEP seminar

HEP Outreach Representative

Departmental Plagiarism Officer

 

  • Published

    Precision measurement of the top-quark mass in lepton+jets final states

    Bertram, I. , Borissov, G. , Fox, H. , Ratoff, P. N. , Ross, A. , Williams, M. R. J. & 358 others Abazov, V. M., Abbott, B., Acharya, B. S., Adams, M., Adams, T., Agnew, J. P., Alexeev, G. D., Alkhazov, G., Alton, A., Askew, A., Atkins, S., Augsten, K., Avila, C., Badaud, F., Bagby, L., Baldin, B., Bandurin, D. V., Banerjee, S., Barberis, E., Baringer, P., Bartlett, J. F., Bassler, U., Bazterra, V., Bean, A., Begalli, M., Bellantoni, L., Beri, S. B., Bernardi, G., Bernhard, R., Besanifmmode çelse çon, M., Beuselinck, R., Bhat, P. C., Bhatia, S., Bhatnagar, V., Blazey, G., Blessing, S., Bloom, K., Boehnlein, A., Boline, D., Boos, E. E., Borysova, M., Brandt, A., Brandt, O., Brock, R., Bross, A., Brown, D., Bu, X. B., Buehler, M., Buescher, V., Bunichev, V., Burdin, S., Buszello, C. P., Camacho-Pérez, E., Casey, B. C. K., Castilla-Valdez, H., Caughron, S., Chakrabarti, S., Chan, K. M., Chandra, A., Chapon, E., Chen, G., Cho, S. W., Choi, S., Choudhary, B., Cihangir, S., Claes, D., Clutter, J., Cooke, M., Cooper, W. E., Corcoran, M., Couderc, F., Cousinou, M-C., Cutts, D., Das, A., Davies, G., de Jong, S. J., De La Cruz-Burelo, E., Déliot, F., Demina, R., Denisov, D., Denisov, S. P., Desai, S., Deterre, C., DeVaughan, K., Diehl, H. T., Diesburg, M., Ding, P. F., Dominguez, A., Dubey, A., Dudko, L. V., Duperrin, A., Dutt, S., Eads, M., Edmunds, D., Ellison, J., Elvira, V. D., Enari, Y., Evans, H., Evdokimov, V. N., Fauré, A., Feng, L., Ferbel, T., Fiedler, F., Filthaut, F., Fisher, W., Fisk, H. E., Fortner, M., Fuess, S., Garbincius, P. H., Garcia-Bellido, A., García-González, J. A., Gavrilov, V., Geng, W., Gerber, C. E., Gershtein, Y., Ginther, G., Gogota, O., Golovanov, G., Grannis, P. D., Greder, S., Greenlee, H., Grenier, G., Gris, P., Grivaz, J-F., Grohsjean, A., Grünendahl, S., Grünewald, M. W., Guillemin, T., Gutierrez, G., Gutierrez, P., Haley, J., Han, L., Harder, K., Harel, A., Hauptman, J. M., Hays, J., Head, T., Hebbeker, T., Hedin, D., Hegab, H., Heinson, A. P., Heintz, U., Hensel, C., Heredia-De La Cruz, I., Herner, K., Hesketh, G., Hildreth, M. D., Hirosky, R., Hoang, T., Hobbs, J. D., Hoeneisen, B., Hogan, J., Hohlfeld, M., Holzbauer, J. L., Howley, I., Hubacek, Z., Hynek, V., Iashvili, I., Ilchenko, Y., Illingworth, R., Ito, A. S., Jabeen, S., Jaffré, M., Jayasinghe, A., Jeong, M. S., Jesik, R., Jiang, P., Johns, K., Johnson, E., Johnson, M., Jonckheere, A., Jonsson, P., Joshi, J., Jung, A. W., Juste, A., Kajfasz, E., Karmanov, D., Katsanos, I., Kaur, M., Kehoe, R., Kermiche, S., Khalatyan, N., Khanov, A., Kharchilava, A., Kharzheev, Y. N., Kiselevich, I., Kohli, J. M., Kozelov, A. V., Kraus, J., Kumar, A., Kupco, A., Kurifmmode eckcelse ca, T., Kuzmin, V. A., Lammers, S., Lebrun, P., Lee, H. S., Lee, S. W., Lee, W. M., Lei, X., Lellouch, J., Li, D., Li, H., Li, L., Li, Q. Z., Lim, J. K., Lincoln, D., Linnemann, J., Lipaev, V. V., Lipton, R., Liu, H., Liu, Y., Lobodenko, A., Lokajicek, M., Lopes de Sa, R., Luna-Garcia, R., Lyon, A. L., Maciel, A. K. A., Madar, R., Magaña-Villalba, R., Malik, S., Malyshev, V. L., Mansour, J., Martínez-Ortega, J., McCarthy, R., McGivern, C. L., Meijer, M. M., Melnitchouk, A., Menezes, D., Mercadante, P. G., Merkin, M., Meyer, A., Meyer, J., Miconi, F., Mondal, N. K., Mulhearn, M., Nagy, E., Narain, M., Nayyar, R., Neal, H. A., Negret, J. P., Neustroev, P., Nguyen, H. T., Nunnemann, T., Orduna, J., Osman, N., Osta, J., Pal, A., Parashar, N., Parihar, V., Park, S. K., Partridge, R., Parua, N., Patwa, A., Penning, B., Perfilov, M., Peters, Y., Petridis, K., Petrillo, G., Pétroff, P., Pleier, M-A., Podstavkov, V. M., Popov, A. V., Prewitt, M., Price, D., Prokopenko, N., Qian, J., Quadt, A., Quinn, B., Razumov, I., Ripp-Baudot, I., Rizatdinova, F., Rominsky, M., Royon, C., Rubinov, P., Ruchti, R., Sajot, G., Sánchez-Hernández, A., Sanders, M. P., Santos, A. S., Savage, G., Savitskyi, M., Sawyer, L., Scanlon, T., Schamberger, R. D., Scheglov, Y., Schellman, H., Schwanenberger, C., Schwienhorst, R., Sekaric, J., Severini, H., Shabalina, E., Shary, V., Shaw, S., Shchukin, A. A., Simak, V., Skubic, P., Slattery, P., Smirnov, D., Snow, G. R., Snow, J., Snyder, S., Söldner-Rembold, S., Sonnenschein, L., Soustruznik, K., Stark, J., Stoyanova, D. A., Strauss, M., Suter, L., Svoisky, P., Titov, M., Tokmenin, V. V., Tsai, Y-T., Tsybychev, D., Tuchming, B., Tully, C., Uvarov, L., Uvarov, S., Uzunyan, S., Van Kooten, R., van Leeuwen, W. M., Varelas, N., Varnes, E. W., Vasilyev, I. A., Verkheev, A. Y., Vertogradov, L. S., Verzocchi, M., Vesterinen, M., Vilanova, D., Vokac, P., Wahl, H. D., Wang, M. H. L. S., Warchol, J., Watts, G., Wayne, M., Weichert, J., Welty-Rieger, L., Wilson, G. W., Wobisch, M., Wood, D. R., Wyatt, T. R., Xie, Y., Yamada, R., Yang, S., Yasuda, T., Yatsunenko, Y. A., Ye, W., Ye, Z., Yin, H., Yip, K., Youn, S. W., Yu, J. M., Zennamo, J., Zhao, T. G., Zhou, B., Zhu, J., Zielinski, M., Zieminska, D. & Zivkovic, L. 1/06/2015 In : Phys. Rev. D. 91, 39 p.112003

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  • Published

    Combined measurement of the Higgs Boson Mass in pp collisions at √s=7 and 8 TeV with the ATLAS and CMS experiments

    ATLAS Collaboration 14/05/2015 In : Physical Review Letters. 114, 19, 33 p.191803

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  • Published

    Observation of top-quark pair production in association with a photon and measurement of the tt¯γ production cross section in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV using the ATLAS detector

    ATLAS Collaboration 28/04/2015 In : Physical Review D. 91, 7, 28 p.072007

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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