Alfred T. Goshaw

Alfred T. Goshaw

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics

Professor Emeritus of Physics

Office Location: 
277 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Front Office Address: 
Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708-0305
Phone: 
(919) 660-2584

Overview

Professor Goshaw current research is focused on the study of Nature's most massive particles, the W and Z bosons (carriers of the weak force) and the top quark (discovered in 1994). These studies have been carried out using 1.96 TeV proton-antiproton collisions provided by Fermilab's Tevatron, and analyzed using the CDF detector. Current studies concentrate on measurements of the tri-linear coupling among the photon, W boson and Z boson, as tests of the non-abelian character of the electroweak force carriers.

His research in the next five years will be focused on searches for phenomena beyond those predicted by the Standard Model, using precision measurements of the production of high energy photons, leptons and penetrating neutral particles such as neutrinos. In 2012, this research will be carried out at the high energy frontier using the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison 1966

Aad, G., et al. “Measurements of top-quark pair differential cross-sections in the lepton+jets channel in pp collisions at [Formula: see text] using the ATLAS detector.The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields, vol. 76, no. 10, Jan. 2016, p. 538. Epmc, doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4366-4. Full Text

Atlas Collaboration, A. T. L. A. S., et al. “Reconstruction of hadronic decay products of tau leptons with the ATLAS experiment.The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields, vol. 76, no. 5, Jan. 2016, p. 295. Epmc, doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4110-0. Full Text

Aad, G., et al. “Performance of pile-up mitigation techniques for jets in [Formula: see text] collisions at [Formula: see text] TeV using the ATLAS detector.The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields, vol. 76, no. 11, Jan. 2016, p. 581. Epmc, doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4395-z. Full Text

Atlas Collaboration, A. T. L. A. S., et al. “Measurement of the charged-particle multiplicity inside jets from [Formula: see text][Formula: see text] pp collisions with the ATLAS detector..” The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields, vol. 76, no. 6, Jan. 2016. Epmc, doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4126-5. Full Text

Aad, G., et al. “Test of CP invariance in vector-boson fusion production of the Higgs boson using the Optimal Observable method in the ditau decay channel with the ATLAS detector.The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields, vol. 76, no. 12, Jan. 2016, p. 658. Epmc, doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4499-5. Full Text

Atlas Collaboration, A. T. L. A. S., et al. “Measurement of event-shape observables in [Formula: see text] events in pp collisions at [Formula: see text] [Formula: see text] with the ATLAS detector at the LHC.The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields, vol. 76, no. 7, Jan. 2016, p. 375. Epmc, doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4176-8. Full Text

Atlas Collaboration, A. T. L. A. S., et al. “Search for squarks and gluinos in final states with jets and missing transverse momentum at [Formula: see text] =13 [Formula: see text]with the ATLAS detector.The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields, vol. 76, no. 7, Jan. 2016, p. 392. Epmc, doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4184-8. Full Text

Aaboud, M., et al. “Luminosity determination in pp collisions at [Formula: see text] = 8 TeV using the ATLAS detector at the LHC.Eur Phys J C Part Fields, vol. 76, no. 12, 2016, p. 653. Pubmed, doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4466-1. Full Text

The ATLAS collaboration, A. T. L. A. S., et al. “Measurement of the production cross-section of a single top quark in association with a W boson at 8 TeV with the ATLAS experiment.” Journal of High Energy Physics, vol. 2016, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 1–48. Scopus, doi:10.1007/JHEP01(2016)064. Full Text

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