Theory Seminars—2006

Regular seminars of the Fermilab Theoretical Physics Department are scheduled for
Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall, Curia II.

Special dates or rooms are announced below.
The speaker's name gives a listing of recent preprints.

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Date   Speaker Title (click title to see slides)
January 5 No seminar Happy New Year!
January 12
Adam Martin
Boston University
Accidental Goldstone Bosons
January 19
Roshan Foadi
Michigan State University
An Effective Higgsless Model
January 26 Enrico Lunghi
Analysis of Large tan β Effects in the MSSM from the GUT Scale
January 31
Gilad Perez
Next-to-Minimal Flavor Violation
February 2 Patrick Fox
Naturalness and Higgs Decays in the MSSM with a Singlet:
 Searching for a Stealthy Higgs
February 9 Lisa Everett
University of Florida
Viewing Lepton Mixing through the Cabibbo Haze
February 16
Richard Hill
Flavor Physics as a Probe of QCD
February 23
Antonio Delgado
Can the Higgs Be Supersymmetric and Composite?
February 28
Lian-Tao Wang
Harvard University
New Physics and the LHC Inverse Problem
March 2 Charalampos Anastasiou
ETH Zürich
LHC Physics and Challenges for Perturbative Methods
March 9 Michael Graesser
Towards a High Energy Theory for the Ghost Condensate
March 16 Margarete Mühlleitner
Higgs Boson Production in Gluon-Gluon and Gamma-Gamma Collisions
March 23 Elizabeth Simmons
Michigan State University
The Meaning of Higgs
March 30
André de Gouvêa
Northwestern University
The Neutrino Mass Hierarchy
April 6
Pavel Nadolsky
Argonne National Laboratory
Transverse Momentum Resummation for Higgs Boson Searches
April 13 Ruth Van de Water
An Improved Method for Calculating the Kaon B-Parameter Using Lattice QCD
April 19
Chris Hill
Physics of the d = 5 Chern-Simons Term
April 27 Jure Zupan
Carnegie Mellon U &
Stefan Institute Ljubljana
Charmless Two-body B Decays in SCET
May 2
Nora Brambilla
Systems of Two Heavy Quarks with Effective Field Theories
May 4 Christian Bauer
Improving Jet Distributions with Effective Field Theory
May 11 Frank Petriello
Fermilab & U Wisconsin
Getting Ready for the LHC: QCD at Next-to-leading Order and Beyond
May 18 Misha Stephanov
University of Illinois Chicago
May 25 Stuart Raby
Ohio State University
Constructing 5D Orbifold GUTs from Heterotic Strings
June 1 No Seminar Fermilab Users' Meeting
June 8
Lance Dixon
Bootstrapping One-Loop QCD Scattering Amplitudes
June 15 Christopher Aubin
Columbia University
Muon g – 2: Reclaiming the Theoretical Calculation of the Leading QCD Contribution
June 22 Satya Nandi
Oklahoma State University
Unification of Gauge and Higgs Couplings in Extra Dimensions
June 29 Alexander Mitov
Heavy Quark Fragmentation at NNLO: from LEP to the Tevatron and LHC
July 6 No Seminar
Happy Independence Day
July 13 Heike Boos
Universität Siegen
Inclusive Semileptonic B Decays in Soft-Collinear Effective Theory
July 20 Yigal Shamir
Tel Aviv University
Renormalization-group Analysis of the Validity of Staggered-fermion QCD with the Fourth-root Recipe
July 27
Renata Zukanovich Funchal
Universidade de São Paulo
Direct Mixing Effects versus Induced Mass Matrix of Active Neutrinos
August 3 Elena Couce
Universidad de Valencia
Neutrino Oscillation Physics with a Beta Beam
August 10 Pilar Hernandez
Universidad de Valencia
Exploring the Origin of the ΔI = ½ Rule in Lattice QCD
August 17 Ulrich Baur
SUNY Buffalo
Weak Boson Emission in Hadron Collider Processes
August 24 Achilleas Lazopoulos
University of Nijmegen
BCFW Recursion Relations for Gluon Amplitudes and the Link to Feynman Graphs
August 31
Gabriela Barenboim
Universidad de Valencia
The Dark Side of Inflation (pdf)  (ps.gz)
September 7
Thomas Becher
Threshold Resummation in Momentum Space from Effective Field Theory
September 14 Maurizio Piai
University of Washington
Precision Electroweak Parameters from AdS-CFT
September 21 Jeffrey Harvey
University of Chicago
NJL and QCD from String Theory
September 28 Keith Ellis
Seminumerical Methods for NLO Monte Carlo at Tevatron and LHC
October 5 Chung Kao
University of Oklahoma
Bs → μμ vs. Direct Higgs Searches at Hadron Colliders
October 12 Mikhail Rogal
DESY Zeuthen
Charged Current Deep Inelastic Scattering at Three Loops
October 19
Erich Poppitz
University of Toronto
Old and New in the Lattice Definition of Chiral Gauge Theories
October 26 Benjamin Lillie
Argonne National Laboratory
Extra Dimensions and High pT Tops at the LHC
November 2
 2:00 pm
Kyoungchul Kong
Measuring Masses and Spins of New Particles at Colliders
November 9 Devin Walker
University of Wisconsin
Top Quark Pairs at High Invariant Mass: A Model Independent Discriminator of New Physics at the LHC
November 16
Seminar canceled
November 23 No seminar Thanksgiving Day
November 30 Zoltan Ligeti
Squeezing Blood from a Stone: Shapes of b → sl+l
December 7 Carola Berger
Bootstrapping One-Loop Amplitudes (Needles in Large HaystaCks)
December 14 Gennady Kozlov
JINR Dubna
Lepton-flavor Violation, Extra Gauge Bosons, and New Physics Scale
December 21 No seminar Happy Holidays
December 28 No seminar Happy Holidays

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