Theory Seminars—2008

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 3 No seminar Happy New Year!
January 10 No seminar Happy New Year!
January 17 Jing Shu
University of Chicago
Top Compositeness at the Tevatron and LHC
January 24 Kiwoon Choi
Moduli Stabilization and the Pattern of Sparticle Masses
January 31
Jon Bailey
Light-quark Baryon Spectroscopy with Staggered Fermions
February 7 Thomas Becher
Precision Determination of αs from Thrust Distributions at LEP
February 14 Jan Winter
The Sherpa Approach to Calculating Multijet Backgrounds
February 21 Carlo Oleari
Universitá di Milano-Bicocca
Matching NLO Calculations with Parton Showers: the POsitive-Weight Hardest Emission Generator (POWHEG)
February 28 Yang Bai
Minimal Little Higgs Model and Dark Matter
2:30–4:30 p.m.
March 6
One West
Joint Theory-CMS Seminar
Meenakshi Narain
Brown University
Jack Gunion
UC Davis
Jointly hosted by the Theoretical Physics Department and the LHC Physics Center
Top and SUSY Mass Determination in Dilepton Events
Accurate Mass Determinations in Decay Chains with Missing Energy
March 13 Tom Appelquist
Yale University
Lattice Study of the Conformal Window in QCD-like Theories
March 20
Anupama Atre
Heavy Quarks Above the "top" at Hadron Colliders
March 27 No seminar Public sessions of the Fermilab Physics Advisory Committee
11:00 AM
April 3
Eduardo Follana
The Ohio State University
Charm Physics on the Lattice with Highly Improved Staggered Quarks
April 10 Kai Wang
University of Wisconsin
Testing the Origin of Neutrino Mass at the LHC
April 17 Spencer Chang
New York University
When Worlds Collide: The Cosmological Observables of Pre-Inflationary Bubble Collisions
April 24
Adam Martin
Yale University
Probing Technivector Scenarios at the LHC
May 1 Sebastian Grab
Universität Bonn
Sneutrino or Stau as the Lightest Supersymmetric Particle in mSUGRA with R-Parity Violation
May 8 Terrance Figy
University of Durham
QCD Corrections to Vector-Boson-Fusion Higgs Production Channels
May 15 Tomasz Taylor
Northeastern Universtiy
Jet Signals for Low Mass Strings at the LHC
11:00 AM Monday,
May 19
  One West
Massimiliano Grazzini
INFN Firenze
Higgs Production at Hadron Colliders: Selected Results
May 29 Hye-Sung Lee
University of Florida
Proton and Dark Matter without R Parity
June 5 No seminar Fermilab Users' Meeting
June 12
José Zurita
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Soft-gluon Resummation for Pseudoscalar Higgs Boson Production at Hadron Colliders
June 19
Satyanarayan Nandi
Oklahoma State University
A New Two Higgs Doublet Model
11:00 AM Friday,
June 27
Silvia Pascoli
Durham University
Detecting Dark Matter with Neutrino Detectors
July 3 No seminar
Happy Independence Day
July 10 Daniele Bettinelli
Universita Milano
Electroweak Model Based on the Nonlinearly-realized Gauge Group SU(2)×U(1)
July 17 Gregory Mahlon
Penn State University at Mont Alto
Relations Among Spin Amplitudes for 2→2 Scattering
July 24 No seminar
July 31 No seminar
August 7 No seminar
August 14 Holger Nielsen
Niels Bohr Institute
New Bound States Containing Several Top Quarks Bound by Higgs Exchange
August 21 Shrihari Gopalakrishna
Heavy Electroweak Gauge Bosons at the LHC
August 28 Jing Shu
University of Chicago
Topological Interactions at the LHC and a Generalized Landau-Yang Theorem
September 4 No Seminar Happy Labor Day
September 11 Ian Low
Northwestern University &
Argonne Nat'l Lab
Kaluza-Klein Parity in Warped Extra Dimensions (pdf) (ppt)
Workshop Beyond the Standard Model from the Tevatron to the LHC
11:00 AM
September 25
Antonio Delgado
University of Notre Dame
Higgs-Unparticle Interplay
October 2 Jnan Maharana
Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
Axion-Dilaton String Cosmology
October 9 Ruth Britto
Unitarity for Loop Amplitudes
October 16 Keith Ellis
Assault on one-loop QCD
October 23 Enno E. Scholz
Physical Results from 2+1 Flavor Lattice Domain Wall QCD
October 30 Lisa Randall
Harvard University
Flavor Physics from Warped Geometry
November 6 Gabe Shaughnessy
Argonne Nat'l Lab
The Search for Dark Matter
November 13 Chris Sachrajda
University of Southampton
Kaon Physics with Chiral Quarks
November 20 Elvira Gamiz
University of Illinois
Lattice determination of B0-B0 mixing parameters in the Standard Model and beyond
November 27 No seminar
Happy Thanksgiving
December 4 Henrik Johansson
Superfiniteness of N=8 supergravity at three loops and beyond
December 11 Puneet Batra
Columbia University
Supersymmetric Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
December 18 Neil Christensen
Michigan State University
December 25 No seminar
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