Bachelor theses HEP department

Bachelor theses that have been written at the HEP department over the past years. If your thesis should be on this list, please contact Gertie Verberk/Ardi Groenen (hep@ru.nl)

Rutger Berns
Meanders as a toy model of two-dimensional Quantum Gravity (pdf, 18 MB)
Supervisor: dr. Timothy Budd
Second reader: dr. Sascha Caron
August 2022

Bram Ruiter
Determination of characteristics of the GRAND antenna setup (pdf, 4,6 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Charles Timmermans
August 2022

Paul Veen
Higgs Boson Reconstruction Studies (pdf, 1,6 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Frank Filthaut
Second reader: Dr. Harm Schoorlemmer
July 2022

Jelle Staals
Modelling the muon anomalous magnetic moment with non-unified sfermion masses (pdf, 3,1 MB)
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Wim Beenakker
Second reader: Jochem Kip MSc
June 2022

Pjotr Koster
Universality classes of 2D hyperbolic Riemannian manifolds (pdf, 2,1 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Budd
Second reader: Dr. Walter van Suijlekom
February 2022

Berend Schneider
Making waves in cosmology (pdf, 259 kB)
Supervisor: Dr. Béatrice Bonga
November 2021

Caroline Bauer
The phase transition of spin models coupled to dynamical triangulations (pdf, 4,6 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Budd
August 2021

Bob Truijen
Colliding Muons at the Multi-TeV Energy Frontier (pdf, 3,6 MB)
Supervisors: Dr. Frank Filthaut and Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
August 2021

Jimmy Raijmann
Gravitational waves emitted in an EMRI (pdf, 499 kB)
Supervisor: Dr. Béatrice Bonga
August 2021

Wouter Morren
Mass Clumping Effects on a Cosmological Model (pdf, 489 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Wim Beenakker and David Venhoek
Second reader: Prof. Andrew Levan
July 2021

Thomas Vissers
A Study of Dark Energy Driven MOND (pdf, 785 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Wim Beenakker
June 2021

Jan Groenendijk
Tree bijections in Two-Dimensional Quantum Gravity (pdf, 1,9 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Budd
June 2021

Bart Steeman
Sterile Neutrinos as Dark Matter (pdf, 4,2 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Wim Beenakker
14 April 2021

Koen Thijssen
Voronoi diagrams in two-dimensional quantum gravity
Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Budd
January 2021

Bart Peters
Closed photon orbits around multiple black holes (pdf, 1,7 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Béatrice Bonga
January 2021

Mila Keijer
Effectiveness of renormalisation in zero-dimensional ϕ³ + ϕ⁴ theory (pdf, 607 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ronald Kleiss
September 2020

Jikke Tacken
Giant Radio Array for Neutrino Detection (pdf, 3,7 MB)
Supervisor: Charles Timmermans
July 2020

Mariska Rood
Shining light on black holes and black hole mimickers (pdf, 1,2 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Béatrice Bonga
July 2020

Gido Verheijen
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
2020

Eric Teunis de Boone
SDwarf galaxies j-factor
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
2020

Björk Johannes
An analysis of the energy reconstruction of Michel electrons at ProtoDUNE (pdf, 2,2 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Frank Filthaut
2019

Henk Brans
Inkijkje in GRANDProto (pdf, 736 kB)
Supervisor: Dr. Charles Timmermans
2019

Ilija Sibin Milutin
Effectiveness of renormalisation in zero-dimensional quantum electrodynamics (pdf, 684 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ronald Kleiss
July 2019

Finn ten Hove
What's in the box? A quantum or classical particle? (pdf, 1 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
28 June 2019

Giliam van Gurp
Sterile Neutrino Dark Matter (pdf, 7,1 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Wim Beenakker
26 February 2019

Harm Schmitz
Fractal properties of a 3-dimensional toy model of quantum gravity
Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Budd
April 2019

Bren Schaap
Honors program, Neutrino mixing
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
2019

Inge van Rens
simulations with GANs
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
2019

Joost Remie
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
2019

Tom de Wilt
Dark matter neutrinos (pdf, 2,6 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Wim Beenakker
11 January 2018

Ludo van Alst
The geometry of infinite causal dynamical triangulations in two dimensions (pdf, 7,2 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Budd
2018

Dirk van Buul
How Effective Is Renormalization (pdf, 230 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ronald Kleiss
2018

Marco Nelissen
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
2018

Wieske de Swart
GANs, data science and HEP
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
2018

Jasper van der Kolk
Machine Learning in dedicated Supersymmetric Dark Matter searches at the LHC (pdf, 7,9 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beekveld and Melissa van Beekveld (MsC)
August 2017

Koen van de Brandt
Lepton non-universality at the LHC (pdf, 7,9 MB) 
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Nicolo de Groot
August 2017

Thijs Miedema
using multivariate analysis to improve boosted Higgs to b-bar b mass resolution (pdf, 2,7 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Frank Filthaut
July 2017

Jonas Würzinger 
A Dark Matter Simulation of the Galactic Centre Photon Excess (pdf, 1,6 MB)
in the pMSSM and an Estimation of the Uncertainties (pdf, 1,6 MB)
Supervisors: Dr. Sascha Caron and Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
September 2016

Joep Leenaarts
Squark verval naar neutralino 1 onder uitzending van W, Z of H bosonen
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
May 2016

Nikolas Morshuis
MSSM Dark Matter
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
2016

Renz Bakx
Het experimenteel bepalen van een massalimiet voor neutralino's (pdf, 612 kB) 
Supervisor: Dr. Sascha Caron
July 2015

Jeroen Kersten
Beacon-analysis (pdf, 9,4 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Charles Timmermans
August 2012

Alexander van Ratingen
Optimal signal time for the directional reconstruction of Cosmic Rays using radio detection at the Pierre Auger Observatory (pdf, 491 kB) 
Supervisor: Prof. dr. S. de Jong
August 2012

Marie Lanfermann
Determination of ultra high-energy cosmic ray composition using surface detector parameters (pdf, 1,7 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Charles Timmermans
July 2012

Tijs Karskens
Inuence of signal uctuations on the determination of the core position for the Auger infill array (pdf, 574 kB)
Supervisor: Dr. Charles Timmermans
May 2012

Kimmeley van Norel
Is the shape of the air shower front useful for researching the nature of cosmic rays? (pdf, 2,2 MB) (PDF (pdf, 2,3 MB))
June 2012

Katharina Holland
The influence of noise on radio signals from cosmic rays 
Supervisor: Dr. Charles Timmermans
Juli 2010

Antje Fitzner
Radio Detection of Cosmic Rays (pdf, 1,2 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Charles Timmermans
July 2008

Jeroen Broekhuizen 
Atlantis 3D 
March 2006

Herman Awater 
Bepaling van de energie van kosmische deeltjes uit deeltjeslawines in de atmosfeer (pdf, 2,7 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Charles Timmermans
May 2005

Jeroen Potjens
Kosmische straling (opbouw meetstations en data-analyse) 
January 2004

M. van den Akker (experimental)
Search for TeV Gamma-Rays in Gamma-Ray Bursts with the L3+Cosmics detector (pdf, 2,2 MB)
February 2003

R. Hijmering
HEN-452 AF-9 
Februari 2003

Susana Barros
Air shower simulations for NAHSA (pdf, 1 MB) 
Supervisor: Dr. Charles Timmermans 
December 2002

Yorick Busser
A more analytic approach to Bell's theorem_Yorick Busser (pdf, 2,1 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
August 2017

Sjoerd Ypma
the first law of Newton_Sjoerd Ypma (pdf, 902 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
July 2016

Lando Bosma
Investigating f(R)-gravity on hyperbolic backgrounds (pdf, 2 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Frank Saueressig
July 2017

Daan Janssen
Combinatorial Considerations on a Two-Dimensional Toy Model for Quantum Gravity (pdf, 1,3 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Renate Loll
September 2016 

Arthur Vereijken
Functional Renormalization Group for scalar field theories (pdf, 666 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Prof. Dr. Renate Loll and Daniel Becker
November 2017

Derryk Schieck
Finding a minimum in a not so flat universe (pdf, 779 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
May 2017

Jochem Kip
The search for dark matter with AMS-02 antiproton (pdf, 1,7 MB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Sascha Caron
June 2017

Camiel Pieterse
Galaxy Rotation Curves of a Galactic Mass Distribution (pdf, 2,6 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
2017

Sjors Heefer
Deforming the su(1,1) Phase Space Structure of Effective Loop Quantum (pdf, 1,3 MB) Cosmology (pdf, 1,3 MB)
Supervisor: Mercedes Martın-Benito
December 2015

Wouter Houthoff
Modeling the large scale physics of Causal Dynamical Triangulations (pdf, 1,8 MB)
Supervisors: Joshua Cooperman and  Prof. Dr. Renate Loll
August 2015

Fleur Versteegen
The Dynamical Casimir Effect (pdf, 489 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
June 2017

Dennis Obster
Generalized coherent states in two dimensions (pdf, 785 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
December 2014

Ruud Peeters
How friendly is the Higgs boson? (pdf, 902 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss

Marrit Schutten
Matter induced RG flows in Horava-Lifshitz gravity (pdf, 1,2 MB)
Supervisor: Dr. Frank Saueressig
July 2014

Chris Ripken
Coordinate systems in De Sitter spacetime (pdf, 1 MB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
July 2013

René Beltman
The Electroweak Theory From A Noncommutative Spectral Triple (pdf, 336 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Thijs van den Broek
September 2013

Melissa van Beekveld
De zoektocht naar supersymmetrie (pdf, 887 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Sascha Caron
July 2013

Jorn Biemans
The High Energy Behaviour of the Higgs Potential (pdf, 350 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
July 2013

Giel van Bergen
Counting tensor structures (pdf, 217 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
August 2012

Leon Groenewegen
Describing bosonic superfluids with particle conservation (pdf, 729 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
October 2012

Rob Verheyen
Reduction of two-loop Feynman integrals (pdf, 401 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
July 2012

Tim Steenvoorden
De Feynman padintegraal aan de hand van klassieke reflecties (pdf, 396 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
August 2012

Lasse Robroek
Electrodynamics from a real-linear spectral triple (pdf, 391 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Thijs van den Broek
August 2012

Jelmer van Amen
Het Tachyonische neutrino

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
August 2012

Gillian Lustermans
Tachyonic neutrinos (pdf, 291 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
July 2011

Martijn Jongen
Neutrino-oscillatie en het Mößbauer neutrino experiment (pdf, 722 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
August 2011

Susanne Lepoeter
De eerste orde correctie op de botsingsdoorsnede van het proces qqbar→g̃g̃ (pdf, 734 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Irene Niessen
August 2011

Tim Janssen
Gluinoproductie in een deeltjesversneller (pdf, 559 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Irene Niessen
August 2011

Tom van Daal
Squark-Gluino Production (pdf, 1,1 MB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Irene Niessen
August 2012

Jorrit van den Boogaard
Colour Structures in Supersymmetric QCD

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker
August 2010

Jins de Jong
A feasability study of limitations on the creation of microscopic black holes at the LHC using the hydrogen atom (pdf, 296 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Irene Niessen
July 2011

Geert Gordebeke
Elementaire Deeltjes en Groepentheorie (pdf, 660 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
July 2009

Frank Hemmes
Sleeping Beauty: Exploring the long quiescent period of 1H 1905+000 (pdf, 352 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Gijs Nelemans (astrophysics)
May 2009

Michael Wiechers
A Classical Particle in a Quantum Box

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
July 2009

Pim van Oirschot
Fysische argumenten voor het ijkprincipe (pdf, 158 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker

Jonas Sweep
The `vanishing' of SXT 1H 1905+000 explained from within (pdf, 526 kB)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker and Gijs Nelemans (astrophysics)
August 2008

Mark Netjes
Particles and Sources (pdf, 234 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ronald Kleiss
July 2008

Matthias Sars
Het Casimir Effect en het Fotino (pdf, 356 kB)
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wim Beenakker