Caltech High Energy Physics Monday Seminars 2015 - 2016

                                          All seminars are held at 4:00 p.m in 469 Lauritsen unless otherwise noted.

October 5, 2015  

                    Jessica Goodman, Ohio State, Calculations in Dirac Gaugino Models: Operators, Expansions, and Effects

October 12, 2015

                  no seminar
October 19, 2015

                   Hao Zhang, UCSB, Distinguishing the new physics via the correlation of the single Higgs and double Higgs production
October 26, 2015

                    Surjeet Rajendran, UC Berkeley, Cosmological Relaxation of the Electroweak Scale

November 2, 2015

                    Chris Rogan, CERN, Recursive Jigsaw Reconstruction in HEP complex event topologies

November 9, 2015

                    Tomasz Skwarnicki, Syracuse University, LHCb results on tetra- and penta-quark candidates
November 10, 2015 - special date
Yu Bao, UC Riverside, Low Energy Muon Production For Future Muon experiments

November 16, 2015

                    Ming Liu, Los Alamos, Prospects of direct search for dark photons and dark Higgs in p+A collisions at Fermilab E-1067/SeaQuest experiment
November 17, 2015 - special date
Nick Walsh, UC Davis, A Measurement of the Ar(n,p)Cl cross section below 50 MeV

November 23, 2015 @2pm - special time
Michinari Sakai, University of Hawaii, High energy analysis at KamLAND and application to dark matter search

November 23, 2015

                    Bharat Ratra, Kansas State, Cosmological Seed Magnetic Field from Inflation

November 24, 2015 - special date
SuYin Wang, FNAL, SeaQuest experiment at Fermilab

November 30, 2015

                    Doojin Kim, University of Florida, Interpreting Cosmic Ray Signals "Energy-peak" Way
December 2, 2015 - special date
Tao Liu, HKUST, Some New Thoughts on EW Baryogenesis

Winter Recess

January 4, 2016

                  Brian Keating, UCSD, The Twisted Universe: Cosmic Polarization Tests of CPT Violation

January 11, 2016
                  Josh Ruderman, New York University, Light Dark Matter from Boltzmann Factors
January 12, 2016 - special date
David Moore, Stanford, Low energy probes of high energy physics

January 18, 2016
            Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

January 19, 2016 - special date/time @ 2pm
Iain Stewart, MIT, An EFT for Forward Scattering and Factorization Violation
January 19, 2016 - special date  @ 4pm             
                  Scott Hertel, UC Berkeley Pushing noble liquids to new limits:  dark matter detection in xenon and superfluid helium
January 25, 2016
                 Chiara Mingarelli, Caltech, Gravitational wave astrophysics with pulsar timing arrays

January 26, 2016 - special date
Martin Fertl, Univ. of Washington, Clocks to weigh Beyond Standard Model Physics: Muon g-2 and the Neutrino Mass Scale

February 1, 2016
                 Adam Brown, Stanford, Complexity Equals Action

February 2, 2016 - special date
Nick Hutzler, Harvard, Physics Beyond the Standard Model with Polar Molecules

February 8, 2016
                 Joseph Bramante, Notre Dame University, Type Ia Supernovae and Heavy Metals From Dark Matter 
February 15, 2016
             President's Day Holiday

February 16, 2016 - special date/time @ 2pm
               Ariel Zhitnitsky, University of British Columbia, The topological sectors in gauge theories. The deSitter vacuum  during inflationary and dark Energy  phases.

February 16, 2016 - special date
Diana Parno, University of Washington, Unmasking the Neutrino: The Standard Model and Beyond
February 16, 2016 - special date
               Ariel Zhitnitsky, University of British Columbia, The topological sectors in gauge theories. The deSitter vacuum  during inflationary and dark Energy  phases.

February 22, 2016
                No Talk

February 23, 2016 - special date
Carmen Carmona-Benitez, UC Santa Barbara, LUX and LZ: Dark Matter Searches and Beyond

February 29, 2016
                Anna M. Ijjas, Princeton, New Directions in Bouncing Cosmologies

March 1, 2016 - special date
Richard Saldanha, University of Chicago, UC Santa Barbara, Experimental beyond-standard-model physics

March 7, 2016
                Frank Golf, UCSB, New results from the LHC at 13 TeV

Spring Recess


March 28, 2016

                Jess Riedel, Perimeter Institute, Decoherence as a way to measure extremely soft collisions with low-mass dark matter

March 29, 2016 - special date
Bertrand Echenard, Caltech, Hidden sectors: a window on the dark universe
April 4, 2016
                Anson Hook, Stanford, Z2 solutions to the Strong CP problem

April 5, 2016 - special date
Markus Rohrken, Caltech, Flavor Physics and CP Violation as Probes for New Physics Effects at the High-Luminosity B Factory Experiment Belle 2

April 7, 2016 - special date & time - 1pm
Art McDonald, SNOlab, Physics at SNOlab          

April 11, 2016
Kathryn Zurek, LBNL, New ideas for dark matter detection

April 12, 2016 - special date
Joshua Bendavid, Caltech, Search, discovery and measurements of the Higgs boson in the diphoton decay channel at CMS
April 18, 2016    
Jianglai Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Deep Underground Xenon Observatory in China: the PandaX Experiment

April 25, 2016
                Sam McDermott, Stony Brook, Inflatable Dark Matter and the Diphoton Resonance: New Phenomenology with a Simple Lagrangian

April 26, 2016 - special date
Si Xie, Caltech, A Path to New Physics Discovery at the LHC

May 2, 2016
                Francesco D'Eramo, UC Santa Cruz, A careful comparison between collider and direct WIMP searches
May 5, 2016 @11am - special date and time
Hitoshi Murayama, UC Berkeley & Kavli IPMU, Univ of Tokyo, Nambu-Goldstone bosons, dark pions, and effective operators

May 9, 2016                 

                Matthew Baumgart, Rutgers, De Sitter Wavefunctionals and the Resummation of Time
May 16, 2016
                Chien-Yi Chen, Univ of Victoria and Perimeter Institute, Probing extended Higgs sector in the intensity and energy frontiers

May 23, 2016
                Carlos Delgado, MIT, Results from Ice Cube
May 30, 2016
                Memorial Day Holiday
June 20, 2016 - just added
               Susan Gardner, Univ of Kentucky, An anomaly in 8Be transitions and its interpretation as a new, light gauge boson

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