Weiterführende Konzepte in der Elementarteilchenphysik

Graduiertenkolleg Vorlesung für das Sommersemester 2010

Jun.-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:
  1. Open questions in the Standard Model
  2. Electroweak precision measurements with applications
  3. Search for new fermions and gauge bosons
  4. Extra dimensions and dynamical symmetry breaking
  5. Rare decays of hadrons and leptons
  6. Detection of dark matter
  7. ...

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:

[1] C. Quigg,``Unanswered Questions in the Electroweak Theory,''
Ann. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 59, 505 (2009) [arXiv:0905.3187 [hep-ph]].

[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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