Peter Skands

Assoc Professor

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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Theoretical High Energy Physics
  • Particle Physics at the LHC and Future Colliders
  • Quantum Chromodynamics: Quarks, Gluons, Jets, Strings, Hadronization, Hadron Collisions, ...
  • Top, Higgs, and searches for New Physics
  • Monte Carlo Event Generators: PYTHIA and VINCIA
  • Computer Physics and Markov-Chain Algorithms
  • Outreach and Citizen Science (LHC@home/Test4Theory)

External positions

Staff Scientist (LD), CERN Geneva Switzerland

1 Oct 200930 Sep 2014

Associate Scientist (tenure-track), Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

15 Mar 200730 Sep 2009

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Projects 2014 2020

Research Output 2001 2017

Systematics of quark/gluon tagging

Gras, P., Höche, S., Kar, D., Larkoski, A., Lönnblad, L., Plätzer, S., Siódmok, A., Skands, P., Soyez, G. & Thaler, J., 1 Jul 2017, In : Journal of High Energy Physics. 2017, 7, 50 p., 91.

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Automated parton-shower variations in PYTHIA 8

Mrenna, S. & Skands, P., 3 Oct 2016, In : Physical Review D. 94, 7, 14 p., 074005.

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Coherent showers for the LHC

Fischer, N. & Skands, P., 4 Aug 2016, Proceedings of Science: 12th International Symposium on Radiative Corrections, Radcor 2015 and LoopFest XIV (Radiative Corrections for the LHC and Future Colliders); UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy Los AngelesLos Angeles; United States; 15 June 2015 through 19 June 2015.

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Measurement of parton shower observables with OPAL

Fischer, N., Gieseke, S., Kluth, S., Plätzer, S., Skands, P. & OPAL Collaboration, 4 Jul 2016, XLV International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD 2015). Barillari, T., Bethke, S., Kluth, S. & Menke, S. (eds.). France: E D P Sciences, 6 p. 05001. (EPJ Web of Conferences; vol. 120).

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Probing collective effects in hadronisation with the extremes of the underlying event

Martin, T., Skands, P. & Farrington, S., 1 May 2016, In : European Physical Journal C. 76, 5, 12 p., 299.

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