27 September 2022
We congratulate Ms. Bianca Savino on completing her dissertation titled
"Development of Λ baryons reconstruction and its application to the search for a stable hexaquark at Belle II"
This thesis focuses on the search for a hypothetical particle composed of six quarks in the context of the particle physics experiment Belle II in Japan. The possible existence of such a state would help us to better understand the behaviour of matter under extreme circumstances.
The work can be divided into two main parts: the optimization of the Belle II software deployed in the reconstruction of tracks originating far from the main interaction point; and the subsequent sensitivity study for the search for the six-quark state, heavily relying on such tracks.