# Nuclear & Particle Theory

Monday 2 pm

Center for Theoretical Physics, building 6

3rd floor seminar room

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Refreshments will be served

##### Organizers

F. Wilczek,R. Jackiw, T. Friedmann, K. Orginos and Dan Pirjol

### Spring 2005 schedule of talks

##### January 24

*Lattice chiral gauge theories*

**Yigal Shamir**

University of Tel Aviv

##### January 31

*High precision QCD at hadron colliders: new techniques and results for
perturbative calculations*

**Frank Petriello
**Johns Hopkins University

##### February 7

*Fermion Masses, Neutrino Oscillations and SUSY Grand Unification*

**Mu-Chun Chen
**Brookhaven National Laboratory

##### February 14

*Nucleons on the Lattice*

**Kostas Orginos
**MIT, Center for Theoretical Physics

##### February 21 Holiday

no seminar

##### February 22- Tuesday: special day

*Resonant Relaxation in Electroweak Baryogenesis*

**Vincenzo Cirigliano
**California Institute of Technology

##### February 28

*A non perturbative formulation of the Witten-Veneziano mechanism: solution
to the U_A (1) problem in QCD*

**Leonardo Giusti** **
**CERN and Marseilles

##### March 7

*The Cosmology of Split Supersymmetry*

**Aaron Pierce
**SLAC

##### March 14

*Spin-orbit interactions, Chern-Simons forms and quantum criticality*

**George Chapline
LLNL **

##### March 21

Semester Break- no seminar

##### March 28

*An obstacle to describing a universe in the laboratory*

**Raphael Bousso
**UC-Berkeley

##### April 4

*SU_3 x SU_2 x U_1 and SU_5 from first principles*

**Victor Kac**

MIT, Math Department

April *11*

*Wave equations for non-relativistic anyons*

**Peter Horvathy**

University of Tours

##### April 18 Holiday no seminar

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##### April 25

*Determining V(ub) with exclusive B decays*

**Ben Grinstein**

UC-San Diego

##### May 2

*Nuclear interactions from the renormalization group*

**Achim Schwenk**

Indiana University

##### May 9

* Heavy Quark Physics in 2+1 Flavor Lattice QCD*

**Andreas Kronfeld
Fermilab **