Project - Articles

This component means the writing of a small article (4 pages) in the format of conference proceedings where the student discusses one particle physical observable either from the experimental or the theoretical perspective. This work should be done in groups of two (only in expecional cases should be done individually). For each article specific questions will be asked.
The list of the proposed articles can be found here:
Procedure to select an article:
  • Choose an article from articles.pdf (link above)
  • Check that this article has not been take by another group in the file Groups.pdf (link below)
  • Send an e-mail to ruben (at) until November 3rd indicating,
    • Name and numbers of members in  group
    • Number of article and title (example: article 1.1, "Prospects for charged Higgs searches at the LHC")

Groups that selected an article:
  • Groups.pdf - selected between October 17th and November 3rd

List of the selected articles with questions and contact person:

Dates and format

Important dates
  • The article subject should be chosen until November 3rd, sending an e-mail to ruben (at), indicating the chosen article, names and IST numbers of the persons in the group.
  • The articles delivery deadline is January 8th  - NEW DATE!
  • The articles should be sent by e-mail in a pdf formart to jorge.romao (at)

  • The article should be written in the format of a scientific paper of no more than 4 pages ( plus one with references).
  • An example of the expected format outcome can be found here.
  • Students can use their prefered editor but for students that want to use LATEX a template is provided (template.tar).

Apart from the standard searches in the web, more information can be found using the following sites:
  • Experiments websites