Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar Fall 2012

Mondays, 2:00pm

MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar room 6C-442

Organizers: Jesse Thaler, Matthew McCullough and Vicent Mateu


September 10th

``Seeing Topological Order"

Jiannis Pachos, University of Leeds, UK


September 17th

``Jet Fragmentation to Jet Charge"

Wouter Waalewijn, University of California, San Diego


September 24th

"The Effective Field Theory of Dark Matter and Structure Formation"
Mark Hertzberg, MIT-CTP


October 1st

"Next-to-Leading Order Vector+Jets at the LHC"
David Kosower, CEA, Fr.


October 8th Holiday no seminar



October 15th

'The effective field theory approach to gravitational dynamics: from black holes to cosmology'
Rafael Porto, IAS

October 22nd

"The Higgs Cross Section with a Jet Veto".
Jonathan Walsh, LBL


October 29th

"The Physics of Continuous-Spin Particles: An Introduction"
Philip Schuster, Perimeter Institute

November 5th

``Hadronic contributions to the muon anomalous magnetic moment from lattice QCD."
Tom Blum, University of Connecticut

November 12th Holiday no seminar

November 19th
``Lattice Field Theory and Radial Quantization
for Physics Beyond the Standard Model"
Richard Brower, Boston University

November 26th
"Light sleptons, Higgs phenomenology and the vacuum of our universe"
Stefania Gori, University of Chicago

December 3rd
"Recent evidence for Gamma-ray Line Emission from Fermi-LAT: A closer look"
Meng Su, MIT

December 10th
``AdS Field Theory from Conformal Field Theory"
Liam Fitzpatrick, Stanford