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Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar

An Autonomous Research Institute of Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India

  Member of Institute of Physics

Aruna Kumar Nayak

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Aruna Kumar Nayak
Selected previous associations :
  • PhD : Tata Institute of Fundamental Research(TIFR), Mumbai, November 2009.
  • Post-Doctorate: Laboratory for Instrumentation and Experimental Particle Physics(LIP), Lisbon, Portugal, December 2009 - October 2011.
  • Post-Doctorate: Institute of Research into the Fundamental Laws of the Universe(IRFU), CEA, Saclay, France, November 2011 - January 2014.
  • Fellow: Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron(DESY), Hamburg, Germany, February 2014 - October 2015.
Date of joining : 20/10/2015
Working group : Experimental High Energy Physics
Areas of interest :
    Searches for both the Standard Model(SM) and beyond Standard Model (BSM) Higgs bosons, electroweak and top quark measurements, searches for the supersymmetry (SUSY) and other BSM physics at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Selected publications :
  • Search for a light charged Higgs boson decaying to c s-bar in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV, CMS Collaboration, JHEP 12 (2015) 178, arXiv:1510.04252 [hep-ex].
  • Evidence for the direct decay of the 125 GeV Higgs boson to fermions, CMS Collaboration, Nature Physics 10 (2014) 557; arXiv:1401.6527[hep-ex].
  • Evidence for the 125 GeV Higgs boson decaying to a pair of tau leptons, CMS Collaboration, JHEP 1405 (2014) 104; arXiv:1401.5041[hep-ex].
  • Search for neutral MSSM Higgs bosons decaying to a pair of tau leptons in pp collisions, CMS Collaboration, JHEP 1410 (2014) 160; arXiv:1408.3316 [hep-ex].
  • Observation of a new boson at a mass of 125 GeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC., CMS Collaboration, Phys. Lett. B 716 (2012) 30; arXiv:1207.7235 [hep-ex].
  • Search for a light charged Higgs boson in top quark decays in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV, CMS Collaboration, JHEP 1207 (2012) 143; arXiv:1205.5736[hep-ex].
  • Measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV in dilepton final states containing a tau, CMS Collaboration, Phys. Rev. D 85 (2012) 112007; arXiv:1203.6810[hep-ex].
Contacts :
Office :
Telephones : +91-674-230-6424 (Work)
+91-674-230-6624 (Residence)
E-mail : nayak@iopb.res.in
Personal homepage : http://whepp9.iopb.res.in/~nayak