University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Elementary Particle Physics Seminar

semester, 2017

Wednesday, January 18th 2017
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, February 1st 2017
To be announced.
Wednesday, February 8th 2017
To be announced.
Wednesday, February 15th 2017
To be announced.
Wednesday, February 22nd 2017
Planning meeting
Wednesday, March 1st 2017
Speaker:  Abner Soffer, Tel Aviv University
Subject: New physics with long-lived particles
Wednesday, March 8th 2017
Speaker: Paper Discussion
Subject: Improved measurement of |V(ub)| with inclusive semileptonic B decays. CLEO Collaboration.
Wednesday, March 22nd 2017
To be announced.
Wednesday, March 29th 2017
Speaker: Aaron Mislivec, University of Minnesota
Subject: Neutrino-Nucleus Coherent Pion Production at MINERvA
Wednesday, April 5th 2017
Subject: Paper Reading - "First measurement of muon-neutrino disappearance in NOvA"
Note change of room, for the rest of semester.
Wednesday, April 12th 2017
Speaker: Minh Nguyen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Neutral Naturalness at the LHC
Wednesday, April 26th 2017
Paper Reading
Wednesday, May 3rd 2017
To be announced.
Wednesday, September 6th 2017
3:35 pm:
Planning meeting
Wednesday, September 13th 2017
3:35 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, September 20th 2017
Speaker: D. Cronin-Hennessy, University of Minnesota
Subject: Paper reading: "Mechanical Detection and Measurement of the Angular Momentum of Light" by Richard A. Beth
Wednesday, September 27th 2017
To be announced.
Wednesday, October 4th 2017
Speaker: Paper Reading
Subject: "The modified Newtonian dynamics—MOND and its implications for new physics"
Wednesday, October 11th 2017
Speaker: Anthony Villano, UMN
Subject: The Sensitivity Frontier for Cryogenic Semiconductor Detectors
Wednesday, October 18th 2017
To be announced.
Wednesday, October 25th 2017
Speaker: Doug Glenzinski, Fermilab
Subject: The Mu2e Experiment
Wednesday, November 1st 2017
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, November 8th 2017
Speaker: Zachary Lesko, University of Minnesota
Subject: Using The Drell–Yan process to test accuracy of simulated data sets.
Wednesday, November 15th 2017
Speaker: Dr Jason Bono from Fermilab
Subject: To be announced.
Wednesday, November 22nd 2017
Speaker: Hajime Muramatsu, University of Minnesota
Subject: Leptonic Decays of Charmed Mesons at BESIII
Wednesday, November 29th 2017
Speaker: Marvin Marshak, University of Minnesota
Subject: Neutrino Experiments at the Soudan Underground Laboratory
Wednesday, December 13th 2017
There is no seminar this week.

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