Publications

Eilam Gross – Selected Publications

Updated 22 December, 2015

1. Combined measurement of the Higgs Boson mass in pp collisions at CM of 7 and 8 TeV with the ATLAS and CMS experiments. ATLAS and CMS collaborations. Pubished in Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 191803. arXiv:1503.07589 [hep-ex]
(248 citations, Dec 2015)
(My personal contribution: Co-Convener of ATLAS-CMS combination and Contact Editor)

2. Observation of a new particle in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. 
ATLAS Collaboration (Georges Aad (Freiburg U.) et al.). Jul 2012. 24 pp. 
CERN-PH-EP-2012-218 e-Print: arXiv:1207.7214 [hep-ex] , Published in Phys.Lett. B716 (2012) 1-29 
(5303 citations, Dec 2015)
(My personal contribution: Convener of ATLAS Higgs group and Editor)

3. Asymptotic formulae for likelihood-based tests of new physics
G. Cowan, K. Cranmer, E. Gross and O. Vitells
Eur. Phys. J. C 71, 1554 (2011) [arXiv:1007.1727 [physics.data-an]]
(852  citations, Dec 2015)
(Importance of paper: Defined the statistics of the Higgs discovery and most of the searched in ATLAS and CMS since then)

4. Likelihood Approach to the First Dark Matter Results from XENON100
E. Aprile et al. [XENON100 Collaboration]
arXiv:1103.0303 [hep-ex] Published in Phys.Rev. D84 (2011) 052003
(109 citations, Dec 2015)
(Personal Contribution: Editor
Importance of paper: brought frequentist methods to Astro-Patrticle physics and used since then in DM searches)

5. Dark Matter Results from 100 Live Days of XENON100 Data
E. Aprile et al. [XENON100 Collaboration]
arXiv:1104.2549 [astro-ph.CO] Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 107 (2011) 131302
 (707 citations, Dec 2015)
(Personal Contribution: A main contributor to the statistical code and derivation of the result )

6. Trial factors or the look elsewhere effect in high energy physics
E. Gross and O. Vitells
Eur. Phys. J. C 70, 525 (2010) [arXiv:1005.1891 [physics.data-an]]
 (142 citations, Dec 2015)
(Importance of paper: Solved the open problem of Look Elsewhere Effect in High Energy Physics and used since then in all searches, also outside High Energy Physics)