# Weiterführende Konzepte in der Elementarteilchenphysik

Graduiertenkolleg Vorlesung für das Sommersemester 2010Jun.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Haisch

Dr. Rainer Wanke

### Time

Tue. 10:00 - 12:00 a.m.Thu. 10:00 - 12:00 a.m.

First lecture on Tuesday, April 13th, 10:00 a.m.

### Place

Newton-Raum (01-122, Staudingerweg 7)Lecture notes | Slides | Literature |

The course is aimed at advanced pre-diploma, diploma, and graduate students specialising in particle physics. The course will be taught in English and will consist of 28 lectures.

The following topics will be covered:

- Open questions in the Standard Model
- Electroweak precision measurements with applications
- Search for new fermions and gauge bosons
- Extra dimensions and dynamical symmetry breaking
- Rare decays of hadrons and leptons
- Detection of dark matter
- ...

### Lecture notes:

Notes 1 (theory)Notes 2 (theory)

Notes 3 (theory)

Notes 4 (theory)

Notes 5 (theory)

Notes 1 (experiment)

Notes 2 (experiment)

Notes 3 (experiment)

Notes 6 (theory)

Notes 4 (experiment)

Notes 5 (experiment)

Notes 6 (experiment)

Notes 7 (experiment)

Notes 8 (experiment)

Notes 7 (theory)

Notes 9 (experiment)

Notes 10 (experiment)

Notes 8 (theory)

Notes 11 (experiment)

Notes 12 (experiment)

Notes 13 (experiment)

Notes 9 (theory)

### Slides:

Slides 1 (theory)Slides 2 (theory)

Slides 3 (theory)

Slides 1 (experiment)

Slides 2 (experiment)

Slides 3 (experiment)

Slides 4 (theory)

Slides 4 (experiment)

Slides 5 (experiment)

Slides 6 (experiment)

Slides 7 (experiment)

Slides 5 (theory)

Slides 8 (experiment)

Slides 9 (experiment)

Slides 10 (experiment)

Slides 6 (theory)

Slides 7 (theory)

Slides 8 (theory)

Slides 9 (theory)

Slides 11 (experiment)

Slides 10 (theory)

Slides 11 (theory)

### Literature:

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[2] C. Grojean,``New approaches to electroweak symmetry breaking,'' Phys.-Usp. 50, 1 (2007).

[3] A. Strumia and F. Vissani, ``Neutrino masses and mixings and..,''

arXiv:hep-ph/0606054.

[4] S. M. Carroll, ``The Cosmological Constant,''

Living Rev. Relativity 3, 1 (2001).

[5] S. P. Martin, ``A Supersymmetry Primer,'' arXiv:hep-ph/9709356.

[6] R. Sundrum, ``To the fifth dimension and back. (TASI 2004),'' arXiv:hep-th/0508134.

[7] M. Schmaltz and D. Tucker-Smith, ``Little Higgs Review,''

Ann. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 55, 229 (2005) [arXiv:hep-ph/0502182].

[8] R. Barbieri, A. Pomarol, R. Rattazzi and A. Strumia,

``Electroweak symmetry breaking after LEP-1 and LEP-2,''

Nucl. Phys. B 703, 127 (2004) [arXiv:hep-ph/0405040].

[9] P. Langacker, ``The Physics of Heavy Z' Gauge Bosons,''

Rev. Mod. Phys. 81, 1199 (2008) [arXiv:0801.1345 [hep-ph]].

[10] E. Salvioni, G. Villadoro and F. Zwirner,

``Minimal Z' models: present bounds and early LHC reach,'' JHEP 0911 068 (2009) [arXiv:0909.1320 [hep-ph]].

[11] M.-C. Chen and B. A. Dobrescu, ``W'-boson searches,''

in C. Amsler et al. (Particle Data Group), Phys. Lett. B667, 1 (2008) and 2009 partial update for the 2010 edition.

[12] Z. Sullivan, ``Fully differential W' production and decay at next-to-leading order in QCD,'' Phys. Rev. D 66, 075011 (2002) [arXiv:hep-ph/0207290].

[13] S. Jung, H. Murayama, A. Pierce and J. D. Wells,

``Top quark forward-backward asymmetry from new t-channel physics,'' Phys. Rev. D 81, 015004 (2010) [arXiv:0907.4112 [hep-ph]].

[14] P. Ferrario and G. Rodrigo,

``Constraining heavy colored resonances from top-antitop quark events,'' Phys. Rev. D 80, 051701 (2009) [arXiv:0906.5541 [hep-ph]].

[15] P. H. Frampton, J. Shu and K. Wang,

``Axigluon as Possible Explanation for ppbar -> ttbar Forward-Backward Asymmetry,'' Phys. Lett. B 683, 294 (2010) [arXiv:0911.2955 [hep-ph]].

[16] G. D. Kribs, T. Plehn, M. Spannowsky and T. M. P. Tait,

``Four generations and Higgs physics,'' Phys. Rev. D 76, 075016 (2007) [arXiv:0706.3718 [hep-ph]].

[17] M. S. Chanowitz, ``Bounding CKM Mixing with a Fourth Family,'' Phys. Rev. D 79, 113008 (2009) [arXiv:0904.3570 [hep-ph]].

[18] B. Holdom, ``Approaching a strong fourth family,''

Phys. Lett. B 686, 146 (2010) [arXiv:1001.5321 [hep-ph]].

[19] B. A. Kniehl and M. Spira, ``Low-energy theorems in Higgs physics,'' Z. Phys. C 69, 77 (1995) [arXiv:hep-ph/9505225].

[20] I. Low, R. Rattazzi and A. Vichi,

``Theoretical Constraints on the Higgs Effective Couplings,''

JHEP 1004, 126 (2010) [arXiv:0907.5413 [hep-ph]].

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