University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar

semester, 2017

Friday, January 20th 2017
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, January 27th 2017
Speaker: Yi-Zen Chu (U. Minnesota-Duluth)
Subject: Cosmological Gravitational Waves: Causal Structure And Memories
Friday, February 3rd 2017
Speaker: Mikhail Goykhman (U Chicago)
Subject: Large-N three-dimensional matter and Landau Fermi liquid
Friday, February 10th 2017
Speaker: Ranjan Laha (Stanford)
Subject: Two new avenues in dark matter indirect detection
Friday, February 17th 2017
Speaker: Masha Baryakhtar, Perimeter Institute
Subject: Searching for Ultralight Particles with Black Holes and Gravitational Waves
Friday, February 24th 2017
Speaker: Yann Mambrini (CNRS, LPT of University Paris XI)
Subject: Historical Dark Matter Papers
Friday, March 3rd 2017
Speaker: Ryo Namba (McGill)
Subject: Gravitational wave signals from low-energy inflation
Friday, March 10th 2017
Speaker: Sam McDermott (Stonybrook)
Subject: Supernova Bounds on Dark Sectors
Friday, March 17th 2017
Friday, March 24th 2017
Speaker: Peter Adshead (UIUC)
Subject: Phenomenology of gauge and fermion-preheating and the end of axion inflation
Friday, March 31st 2017
Speaker: Alex Kamenev (UMN)
Subject: TBA
Friday, April 7th 2017
Speaker: Ely Kovetz (John Hopkins)
Subject: The LIGO Discovery and Primordial Black Hole Dark Matter
Friday, April 14th 2017
Speaker: Kevin Zhang (U. Michigan)
Subject: Covariant diagrams: a new approach to one-loop EFT matching
Monday, April 17th 2017
Speaker: Valerie Domcke, APC - University of Paris
Subject: A cosmological B-L phase transition
Friday, April 21st 2017
Friday, April 28th 2017
Speaker: Antonio Delgado, (Notre Dame U.)
Subject: Searching for compressed spectra
Friday, May 5th 2017
Speaker: Andrew Matas (University of Minnesota)
Subject: Aspects of Massive Gravity
Friday, September 8th 2017
Speaker: Bharat Ratra (Kansas State U.)
Subject: Cosmological Seed Magnetic Field from Inflation
Friday, September 15th 2017
Speaker: There will be no seminar this week
Friday, September 22nd 2017
Speaker: Marilena Loverde (Stonybrook U.)
Subject: Neutrinos, Quintessence, and Structure Formation in the Universe
Friday, September 29th 2017
Speaker: Kiel Howe (Fermilab)
Subject: Flavorful UV Instantons and the Strong CP Problem
Friday, October 6th 2017
Speaker: Edwin Ireson (U. Minnesota)
Subject: Worldsheet-Induced Corrections to the Holographic Veneziano Amplitude
Friday, October 13th 2017
Speaker: Gary Shiu (U. Wisconsin-Madison)
Subject: Swampland Conjectures and their Applications to Cosmology and Particle Physics
Friday, October 20th 2017
Speaker: Stefania Gori (U. Cincinnati)
Subject: Novel windows into the dark sector
Friday, October 27th 2017
Speaker: Gustavo Marques Tavares (Stanford)
Subject: Detecting Dark Matter from Supernovae
Friday, November 3rd 2017
Speaker: Mark Hertzberg (Tufts U.)
Subject: Lorentz Invariance from Spin 2
Friday, November 10th 2017
Speaker: Stan Brodsky (SLAC)
Subject: Supersymmetric Features of Hadron Physics and other Novel Properties of Quantum Chromodynamics from Light-Front holography and Superconformal Algebra
Friday, November 17th 2017
Speaker: Ben von Harling (DESY)
Subject: Electroweak baryogenesis in composite Higgs models
Friday, November 24th 2017
Friday, December 1st 2017
Speaker: Vitaly Vanchurin (UMN Duluth)
Subject: General Relativity from Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Quantum Information
Friday, December 8th 2017
Speaker: Matthew Johnson (Perimeter Institute and York University)
Subject: Understanding the Ultra Large Scale Structure of the Universe through observation and theory

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