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Peter Winter

Physicist, Deputy Group Leader

Peter Winter’s research interests include tests of fundamental symmetries and the Standard Model and Precision measurements with muon.

Biography

Education

Dr. rer. nat.       2005
Dipl. Phys.       2001
Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany

Experience

2017 – present     Associate Physicist
                             High Energy Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
20122017         Assistant Physicist
                              High Energy Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
20102012          Postdoctoral Research Associate
                               University of Washington
20052010          Postdoctoral Research Associate
                               University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2005                      Postdoctoral Research Associate
                               Research Center of Jülich, Germany
2000                     Summer Student
                              CERN, Switzerland
1999                       Summer Student
                              The Research Center of Jülich, Germany

Awards

2015                     DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Award
2001                     Günther-Leibfried Award, Research Center of Jülich

Research Interests

Tests of fundamental symmetries and the Standard Model
Precision measurements with muon

Publications

Measurement of the Formation Rate of Muonic Hydrogen Molecules
V.A. Andreev et al., Phys. Rev. 91, 05502 (2015)

Studies of an array of PbF2 Cherenkov crystals with large-area SiPM readout
A.T. Fienberg et al., Nucl. Instr. & Meth. A783, 12 (2015)

A high-pressure hydrogen time projection chamber for the MuCap experiment
J. Egger et al., Eur. Phys. J A 50, 163 (2014)

Detailed Report of the MuLan Measurement of the Positive Muon Lifetime and Determination of the Fermi Constant
V. Tishchenko et al., Phys. Rev. D87, 052003 (2013)

Measurement of Muon Capture on the Proton to 1\% Precision and Determination of the Pseudoscalar Coupling gP
V.A. Andreev et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 012504 (2013)

Measurement of the Positive Muon Lifetime and Determination of the Fermi Constant to Part-per-Million Precision
D.M. Webber et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 041803 (2011)

Generalized Dalitz plot analysis of the near-threshold pp -> ppK+K- reaction in view of the K+K- final state interaction
M. Silarski et al., Phys. Rev. C 80, 045202 (2009)

Measurement of Upsilon Production for p+p and p+d Interactions at 800 GeV/c
>L.Y. Zhu et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 062301 (2008)

Measurement of the Rate of Muon Capture in Hydrogen Gas and Determination of the Proton’s Pseudoscalar Coupling gP
V.A. Andreev et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 032002 (2007)

Improved Measurement of the Positive Muon Lifetime and Determination of the Fermi Constant
D.B. Chitwood et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 032001 (2007)

Measurement of the dp -> 3He eta reaction near threshold
J. Smyrski et al., Phys. Lett. B 649, 258 (2007)

Hadronic 3He eta production near threshold
H.-H. Adam et al., Phys. Rev. C 75, 014004 (2007)

Mechanism of the close-to-threshold production of the eta meson
>R. Czyzykiewicz et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 122003 (2007)

Threshold hyperon production in proton proton collisions at COSY-11
T. Rozek at al., Phys. Lett. B 643, 251 (2006)

Kaon pair production close to threshold
>P. Winter et al., Phys. Lett. B 635, 23 (2006)

A method to disentangle single- and multi-meson production in missing  mass spectra from quasi-free pn -> pnX reactions
P. Moskal et al., J. Phys. G 32, 629 (2006)

Drift chamber with a c-shaped frame
J Smyrski et al., Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 541, 574 (2005)

Total and differential cross sections for the pp -> pp eta’ reaction  near threshold
A. Khoukaz et al., Eur. Phys. J. A 20, 345 (2004)

Experimental study of pp eta dynamics in the pp -> pp eta reaction
P. Moskal et al., Phys. Rev. C 69, 025203 (2004)

Energy dependence of the Lambda/Sigma0 production cross section ratio in pp interactions
P. Kowina et al., Eur. Phys. J. A 22, 293 (2004)

Upper limit for the cross section of the overlapping scalar resonances f0(980) and a0(980) produced in proton proton collisions in the range of the reaction threshold
P. Moskal et al., J. Phys. G 29, 2235 (2003)

Analysing power A(y) in the reaction p(pol.)p ->  pp eta close to threshold
P. Winter et al., Phys. Lett. B 544, 251 (2002)

On the close to threshold meson production in neutron neutron collisions
P. Moskal et al., Phys. Lett. B 517, 295 (2001)