James A Mueller


413 Allen Hall
(412) 624-1566
Associate Professor


My research interests lie in the field of experimental particle physics. Specifically, I have studied the decay of bottom and top quarks.  I have worked on the CLEO and CDF experiments, and am currently a member of the ATLAS collaboration, examining details of the W-t-b coupling.

Selected Publications

  • “Measurement of the inclusive and dijet cross-sections of b-jets in pp collisions at (s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector.”
  • Eur. Phys. J. C 71, 1846 (2011), arXiv:1109.6833 [hep-ex]
  • “ATLAS Liquid Argon Calorimeter Phase-I Upgrade Technical Design Report” 
    CERN-LHCC-2013-017, ATLAS-TDR-022-2013
  • “Performance of b-Jet Identification in the ATLAS Experiment.” 
    JINST 11 P04008 (2016)arXiv:1512.01094 [hep-ex] 
  • “Search for anomalous couplings in the W tb vertex from the measurement of double differential angular decay rates of single top quarks produced in the t-channel with the ATLAS detector”
    JHEP 04 (2016) 023, arXiv:1510.03764 [hep-ex] 


Graduate Advisor

Kevin Sapp