Theory Seminars—2007

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 links to a listing of recent preprints; the title to slides of talks.

We often go to Chez Leon for dinner.

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Date   Speaker Title (click title to see slides)
January 4 No seminar Happy New Year!
January 11 No seminar Happy New Year!
January 18 Rakhi Mahbubani
Probing New Physics in Final States with Top Pairs and Missing Energy
January 25 Patrick Fox
Reheating Metastable O'Raifeartaigh Models
February 1 Ruth Britto
University of Amsterdam
Constructing One-Loop Amplitudes
February 8 Ian Low
UC Irvine
Probing New Physics with the Higgs Boson at the LHC (pdf) (ppt)
February 15
Ryuichiro Kitano
A New Model of the Higgs Boson
February 22 Richard Hill
Topological Interactions of Higgs Bosons
March 1 Xavier Garcia i Tormo
What Can We Learn from Semi-inclusive Radiative Decays of Heavy Quarkonium?
March 8 Harald Fritzsch
LMU Munich
Fundamental Constants in Physics and their Time Dependence
March 15 Nima Arkani-Hamed
Harvard University
Quantum Black Holes and the Standard Model's Landscape
March 22 Kathryn Zurek
University of Wisconsin
Constraining Neutrino Properties with the Cosmic Microwave Background
March 29 No Seminar
Fermilab PAC Meeting
April 5 No Seminar
Theory-LPC meeting postponed until May 31
April 12 No Seminar
The LHC Early Phase for the ILC Meeting
April 19 Bob Holdom
University of Toronto
A Simple-minded Guess for the LHC: a Fourth Family
April 26 Arne Weber
MPI Munich
Dusting for SUSY's Fingerprints in Precision Data
May 3 Maxim Pospelov
University of Victoria / Perimeter Institute
Particle Physics Catalysis of Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
May 10
Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya
Harish-Chandra Institute
Dogs That Do Not Bark: Right-handed Neutrinos in a Supersymmetric World
May 17 Rikard Enberg
University of Arizona
LHC and Dark Matter Signatures of Improved Naturalness
May 24
David R. Tucker-Smith
Williams College
Mixed-sneutrino Dark Matter at the LHC
3:00 p.m.
May 31
Joint Theory-CMS Seminar
Kevin Burkett
Peter Skands
Jointly hosted by the Theoretical Physics Department and the LHC Physics Center
Preparations for Early LHC Physics: CMS

Preparations for Early LHC Physics: Theory
June 7 No Seminar Fermilab Users' Meeting
June 14
Neil Christensen
Michigan State University
Unitarity and Bounds on the Scale of Fermion Mass Generation
June 21 Olga Mena
Universitá di Roma I
Landscape and Strings in Vacqua
June 28 Elvira Gamiz
University of Illinois
B0-B0 Mixing Parameters in Lattice QCD with Nf = 2+1 Sea Quarks
July 5 No Seminar
Happy Independence Day
July 12 Scott Willenbrock
University of Illinois
Choosing the Factorization Scale in Perturbative QCD
11:00 AM Tuesday,
July 17
Patrick Huber
University of Wisconsin
Future Long-baseline Neutrino Experiments
July 19 Jian-Wei Qiu
Iowa State University
QCD Factorization for Heavy Quarkonium Production at Collider Energies
July 26 Pham Q. Hung
University of Virginia
Electroweak-scale Right-handed Neutrinos
August 2 Hiroshi Nunokawa
Pontificía Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
Probing Non-standard Neutrino Properties by Future Long-baseline Oscillation Experiments
August 9 Jure Zupan
Institut Jožef Stefan
Probing Minimal Flavor Violation at the LHC
August 16 Manuel Masip
Universidad de Granada
New Physics at the LHC
August 23 Mithat Ünsal
Confinement and Duality in QCD
August 30 Stephen Martin
Northern Illinois University
Implications of Compressed Supersymmetry with Natural Dark Matter from Annihilation to Top Quarks
September 6 Marcus Weber
SUNY Buffalo
Precise Predictions for H → WW/ZZ → 4 Fermion Decays with PROPHECY4f
September 12
Ulrich Nierste
Universität Karlsruhe
Bs-Bs Mixing and Supersymmetry
September 13 Giovanni Villadoro
Harvard University
A Measure of de Sitter Entropy and Eternal Inflation
September 20 Reinhold Rückl
Universität Würzburg
SUSY Lepton Flavor Violation: Radiative Decays and Collider Searches
September 27 Michel Herquet
Université Catholique de Louvain
Twisted Higgs Phenomenology at Hadron Colliders
October 4 Wai-Yee Keung
Collider Phenomenology of Unparticles
October 11 Matthew Schwartz
Johns Hopkins University
The Extraordinary Predictive Power of Holographic QCD (pdf) (ppt)
October 18 Darren Forde
On-shell Methods for One-loop Amplitude Calculations (pdf) (ppt)
October 25 No Seminar Joint Meeting of the American Linear Collider Physics Group & ILC Global Design Effort
November 1 No Seminar Public sessions of the Fermilab Physics Advisory Committee
November 8 Frank Tackmann
GenEvA: A New Framework For Event Generation
November 15 Alexey Petrov
Wayne State University
Charm Mixing in the Standard Model and Beyond
November 22 No seminar
Thanksgiving Day
November 29 Brian Batell
University of Minnesota
Warped Extra Dimensions and Partial Compositeness
11:00 am
December 6
Mariano Quirós
IFAE Barcelona
Hidden Sector Effects on Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
December 13 Jay Wacker
Using Atom Interferometry to Search for Short-ranged Forces
December 20 No seminar
Happy Holidays
December 27 No seminar
Happy Holidays

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