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Castermans, Thierry
PhD student

Born in 1977 in Brussels. Master’s degree in Physics at UMH (2000) and in Astrophysics, Geophysics and Spatial Sciences at ULg (2002). Currently PhD student at UMH (track reconstruction improvement and ultra high energy analysis) and monitoring coordinator of the AMANDA detector. Worked during the 2004-2005 season at South Pole for the calibration of AMANDA. Also involved in physics outreach activities (“Printemps des Sciences”, design and presentation of physics experiments for secondary schools, articles in the review of the astronomy club at UMH).


List of publications

Limits on diffuse fluxes of high-energy extraterrestrial neutrinos with the AMANDA-B10 detector
(T. Castermans, Ph. Herquet, M. Ribordy, …)
Phys.Rev.Lett.90(2003) 251101

Search for point sources of high energy neutrinos with AMANDA
(T. Castermans, Ph. Herquet, …)
Astrophys.J.583 (2003) 1040-1057

IceCube - The next generation neutrino telescope at the South Pole
(T. Castermans, Ph. Herquet, M. Ribordy, …)
Astro-ph/0209556 et Proceedings de «XXth International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics»
Nucl.Phys.Proc.Suppl.118 (2003) 388-395

Search for extraterrestrial point sources of neutrinos with AMANDA-II
(T. Castermans, Ph. Herquet, M. Ribordy, …)
Phys. Rev. Let. 92,7 (2004) 071102-1 à 5

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Castermans Thierry
Research Assistant, Ph. D. Student
Université de Mons Hainaut
Service Physique générale et physique des particules élémentaires
Building IV (IV/217), Plaine de Nimy,
19, Avenue Maistriau
B-7000 Mons
Phone: +32 65 37 33 96 - Fax: +32 65 37 33 86

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