### Recent Submissions

• #### Search for Dark Matter produced in association with a Higgs boson decaying to tau leptons at $\sqrt{\textrm{s}}$= 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector ﻿

(Master thesis, 2021-01-19)
This thesis presents a search for Dark Matter produced in association with the Standard Model Higgs boson decaying into two tau leptons at $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV using Run 2 data from the ATLAS detector corresponding to an ...
• #### Utvikling av kjennetegn på elevers måloppnåelse innen kritisk tenkning i naturfag ﻿

(Master thesis, 2021-01-20)
Fagfornyelsen har et fokus på kritisk tenkning (Kunnskapsdepartementet, 2017). I den sammenheng ønsker jeg å utvikle et verktøy til kritisk tenkning som både elever og lærere kan ta i bruk. Jeg har utviklet kjennetegn på ...
• #### Reducing Uncertainty in Proton Therapy Treatment Planning - Calculation of the Proton Stopping Power using Single and Dual Energy Computed Tomography ﻿

(Master thesis, 2021-01-20)
• #### Oxidized Graphene on Ir(111): Wetting and Icephobic Properties Investigated on the Macroscopic and Atomic Scale ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-08-09)
Icing remains a huge challenge in a wide range of industries, from airplanes to optical sensors and wind turbines. Today's ice-combating approaches include thermal, mechanical, and chemical methods, which come with power, ...
• #### Characterisation of a Digital Sampling Calorimeter Prototype for Proton Computed Tomography With Electron Beams ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-12-19)
Proton CT is a novel imaging modality designed to improve dose planning and treatment monitoring in proton therapy. The precision of the beam of charged particles, like protons, requires accurate diagnostics, to avoid ...
• #### Calculation and comparison of linear energy transfer and relative biological effectiveness in proton therapy using FLUKA Monte Carlo simulations and the ECLIPSE treatment planning system. ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-12-19)
• #### Thermal Neutron Detection Efficiency of a Gadolinium-Based Silicon Pixel Sensor ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-12-18)
This thesis is a "proof-of-principle" study which aims to assess the feasibility of ALPIDE as a neutron imaging sensor when coupled with a natural-Gd converter foil. The neutron detection efficiency of a Gd-based ALPIDE ...
• #### A novel application of Spherical Elementary Currents with Ground Magnetometers - Analysis of By effects on the auroral electrojets ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-12-10)
This thesis advances inversion and optimisation techniques used with spherical elementary currents (SECS) to perform a statistical analysis of the auroral electrojets based on ground magnetic field measurements. The ...
• #### Pressure-impulse diagrams for vented hydrogen deflagrations in 20-foot shipping containers- Numerical predictions using the Impetus Afea solver and validation against data from full-scale experiments ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-10-24)
A pressure-impulse (P-I) diagram is a graphical representation of the level of structural response of a given structure to pressure loads characterised by different combinations of pressure and impulse. Weak structures, ...
• #### Design and Experimental Studies of a Nanofluid Direct Absorption Solar Collector ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-09-08)
• #### Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Erosive Effects of Micro- and Nanometer-Sized Particles in Water Flow ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-08-20)
• #### High-Speed Signal and Power Distribution of a Digital Tracking Calorimeter for Proton Computed Tomography ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-08-07)
• #### Visual analysis of hydrate growth and layering behaviour in hydrate bearing silica and quartz sediments ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-08-05)
Gas hydrates are crystalline solids with cage-like structures of water containing a guest molecule. They have sparked great interest due to their potential as an energy source, and the possibility of utilizing them for ...
• #### Models for the relative biological effectiveness in proton therapy: on the impact of cell-irradiation design ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-07-07)
Background: The use of protons was first suggested for use in treating cancer in 1946, due to its preferable dose distribution. In clinical practice, a constant Relative Biological Effectiveness (RBE) of 1.1 is used in ...
• #### Single- and Multicomponent Hydrate Phase Transitions and CO_2-CH_4 Exchange in a Synthetic Porous Media ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-07-03)
• #### Thermomagnetic convection in a differentially heated flow loop ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-07-03)
• #### Influence of gaseous and solid inert substances on gas, dust and hybrid explosions ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-07-03)
• #### Normal Incidence Ultrasonic Beam Transmission Through Steel Plates. Measuring and Modelling The Transmission Coefficient ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-06-30)
Ultrasonic beam transmission through solid plates has been extensively studied overthe past decades. Through this study many anomalies have been found, that plane-wave theory can not account for. It is therefore important ...
• #### Time sequence of TGFs and optical pulses detected by ASIM and a comparison of TGFs observed by different spacecrafts ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-06-30)
Terrestrial gamma-ray flashes (TGFs) are short energetic bursts of photons associated with lightning activity. TGFs are believed to be produced in relation to positive intracloud (IC+) lightning, during the upward propagation ...
• #### Solar wind drivers of energetic electron precipitation ﻿

(Master thesis, 2020-07-01)