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LPHE Seminars

2017 ---------------- External seminars - year 2017 ----------------
Latest T2K Results
Dr. Davide Sgalaberna (Université de Genève)
27th March 2017
Slides: (.pdf)

Euro 2016 ---------------- External seminars - year 2016 ----------------
Searching for CP violation in differential distributions of multibody decays
Dr. Gauthier Durieux (DESY)
21st November 2016
Slides: (.pdf)

Recent results on searches for beyond the standard model physics in leptonic final states at CMS
Dr. Roberto Castello (CERN)
17th October 2016
Slides: (.pdf)

Study of the Higgs boson’s properties and searches for new physics with the Higgs boson at ATLAS using 13 TeV data
Mr. Xiangyang Ju (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
3rd October 2016
Slides: (.pdf)

Study of CP asymmetry in radiative charm decays D0 → V γ at Belle
Dr. Tara Nanut (Jožef Stefan Institute)
13th June 2016
Slides: (.pdf)

Jet quenching in heavy-ion collisions at the LHC
Dr. Marta Verweij (CERN)
2nd May 2016
Slides: (.pdf)

Searches for Dark Matter at CMS
Dr. Tristan du Pree (CERN)
25th April 2016
Slides: (.pdf)

Run-2 SUSY results from the ATLAS experiment
Dr. Jamie Boyd (CERN)
18th April 2016
Slides: (.pdf) (.pptx)

LHCb performance paper ---------------- External seminars - year 2015 ----------------
Searching for the invisible at ATLAS: The path to Dark Matter?
Dr. Géraldine Conti, CERN
4th December 2015
Slides: (.pdf)

Xenon Detectors for Dark Matter Searches
Dr. Alexander Kish, Universität Zürich
30th November 2015
Slides: (.pdf)

An experiment to search for hidden particles at the SPS
Dr. Richard Jacobsson, CERN
30th November 2015
Slides: (.pdf)

Recent flavour physics results and perspectives at CMS
Prof. Kai-Feng Chen, National Taiwan University
6th July 2015
Slides: (.pdf)

Dark Matter Searches with XENON
Dr. Marc Schumann, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, University of Bern
23rd March 2015
Slides: (.pdf)

Status of the next-generation Muon g-2 experiment
Dr. Sabato Leo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
9th March 2015
Slides: (.pdf)

Overview of single top physics in CMS with Run-1 data
Dr. Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2nd March 2015
Slides: (.pdf)

World cup connections ---------------- External seminars - year 2014 ----------------
Higgs to tau tau at ATLAS
Dr. Sinéad Farrington, University of Warwick
8th December 2014
Slides: (.pdf) (.ppt)

cFit: description and tutorial
Dr. Jordi Garra Ticó, University of Cambridge
24th and 26th November 2014
Slides: (.pdf)

Novel measurements performed at the LHC using the data collected by the ATLAS detector at √s = 7 TeV
Dr. Aldo Saavedra, University of Sydney
20th October 2014
Slides: (.pdf)

The Gravitational Wave Antenna Mario Schenberg
Dr. Carlos Filipe Da Silva Costa, Universidade de São Paulo / Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)
6th October 2014
Slides: (.pdf)

Bell’s theorem: history and significance
Prof. Philippe Eberhard, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
21st July 2014
Slides: (.pdf)

The Mu3e Experiment
Dr. Dirk Wiedner, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
31st March 2014
Slides: (.pdf)

Constraining Beyond the Standard Model physics using the newly discovered Higgs boson and the ATLAS detector
Dr. German Carrillo Montoya, University of the Witwatersrand
24th March 2014
Slides: (.pdf)

Measuring the gravitational acceleration of antimatter with antihydrogen
Dr. James Storey, University of Bern
17th March 2014
Slides: (.pdf)

Searches for long-lived, massive particles with the ATLAS detector
Dr. Nick Barlow, University of Cambridge
10th March 2014
Slides: (.pdf) (.pptx)

Observation of Bs→μ+μ- with the CMS experiment
Dr. Urs Langenegger, PSI
17th February 2014
Slides: (.pdf)

---------------- External seminars - year 2013 ----------------
Searches for the supersymmetric partner of the top quark with the ATLAS Detector
Dr. Till Eifert, SLAC
16th December 2013
Slides: (.pdf)

---------------- External seminars - year 2012 ----------------
AMS-02 on the International Space Station
Dr. Andreï Kounine, CERN (MIT)
November 19, 2012
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

Heavy Flavor recent results from CMS
Dr. Nuno Leonardo, CERN (Purdue University)
October 29, 2012
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

POLAR: an instrument to measure Gamma Ray Bursts Polarisation
Dr. Neal Gauvin, Université de Genève
June 11, 2012
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

The search for the magnetic monopole
Dr. Philippe Mermod, Université de Genève
April 30, 2012
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

Probing the QCD matter with ALICE
Dr. Zaida Conesa del Valle, CERN
April 23, 2012
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

AX-PET: Demonstration of a novel PET concept
Dr. Chiara Casella, ETHZ
March 12, 2012
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

---------------- External seminars - year 2011 ----------------
Measurement of the neutrino velocity with the OPERA detector in the CNGS beam
Dr. Giulia Brunetti, Bern University
November 28, 2011
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

ATLAS physics results
Dr. Sergio Gonzalez-Sevilla, Université de Genève
November 14, 2011
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

Recent results from proton-proton collisions at CMS
Dr. Ernest Aguiló, Universität Zürich
October 31, 2011
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

Detection of transient sources with the ANTARES telescope
Dr. Manuela Vecchi, CPPM, Marseille
July 1, 2011
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

Recent results of searches for new physics with the CMS detector
Dr. Filip Moortgat, ETH Zurich
May 30, 2011
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

High energy cosmic rays from the Auger Observatory
Prof. Giorgio Matthiae, University and Sezione INFN of Roma Tor Vergata, CERN
May 2, 2011
Slides: Slides (.pptx)

LHC Performance in the first run
Dr. Jörg Wenninger, CERN
March 21, 2011
Slides: Slides (.ppt)

---------------- External seminars - year 2010 ----------------
Hadronic B Decays at LHCb
Dr. Eduardo Rodrigues, University of Glasgow
December 20, 2010
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

AMS spectrometer on the international space station
Prof. Divic Rapin, Université de Genève
November 22, 2010
Slides: Slides (.pdf) Slides (.ppt)

Approaching SUSY searches at CMS
Dr. Frédéric Ronga, ETH Zurich
November 15, 2010
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

ATLAS results on QCD, electroweak and physics beyond the SM
Dr. Valeria Perez Reale, Columbia University
October 11, 2010
Slides: Slides (.pptx) (.pdf)

Low material budget microfabricated cooling devices for particle detectors and front-end electronics 2009 testbeam and beyond
Dr. Alessandro Mapelli, Microsystems Laboratory, EPFL and Dr. Paolo Petagna, CERN
August 30, 2010
Slides: Power point (.pptx)

The Spectrum of Cosmic-Ray Electrons Measured with H.E.S.S.
Dr. Kathrin Egberts, Universität Innsbruck
June 21, 2010
Slides: Talk (.pdf)

The PAMELA experiment: direct measurements of cosmic rays
Dr. Paolo Papini, INFN Florence
June 7, 2010
Slides: Talk (.ppt)

Introduction to TMVA
Dr. Helge Voss, MPI-K Heidelberg
April 12, 2010
Slides: Talk (.pdf),Exercises (.tgz)

Future neutrino facilities: the neutrino factory
Dr. Gersende Prior, Université de Genève, Switzerland
March 22, 2010
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

---------------- External seminars - year 2009 ----------------
Recent Results on Y(5S) running at Belle
Dr. Jean WICHT, KEK, Tsukuba, Japan
September 14, 2009
Slides: Slides (.pdf)

Reflections and the Future of Physics
Prof. Hong-Yee CHIU, Former Astrophysicist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
July 28, 2009
Slides: Main Talk (.ppt), More info on Hilbert's problems (.doc)

La Belle Epoque.
Dr Karim TRABELSI ,High Energy Accelerator Research Organisation, KEK, Tsukuba, Japan
January 22, 2009
Slides: PDF file

---------------- External seminars - year 2008 ----------------
Results and prospects of Y(5S) running at Belle.
A. Drutskoy, University of Cincinnati, USA
March 14, 2008
Slides: PDF file, PPT file

Higgs Searches with the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC
Bruce Mellado, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
February 29, 2008
Slides: PDF file

Experimental tests of CPT symmetry and quantum mechanics in the neutral kaon system
Antonio Di Domenico, Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Roma "La Sapienza" and INFN sezione di Roma, Italy
February 15, 2008
Slides: PDF file

---------------- External seminars - year 2007 ----------------
Recent Results from the Tevatron
Alison Lister, UC Davis
October 29, 2007
Slides: PDF file, PPT file.

Precision determinations of |Vcb| and |Vub|
Phillip Urquijo, University of Melbourne
October 8, 2007
Slides: PDF file.

First measurement of the Fermi coupling constant GF from FAST
Luca Malgeri (CERN)
July 2, 2007
Slides: PDF file.

Searching for New Physics in B decays at BaBar
Gabriella Sciolla (MIT, Cambridge, USA)
March 23, 2007
Slides: PDF file.

SuperKEKB Status and SOI Pixel R&D
Masashi Hazumi, KEK, Japan
March 21, 2007
Slides: PDF and PPT file.

Measurement of CP Parameters in B0 → D+D- Decays
Sasa Fratina, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
March 12, 2007
Slides: PDF file (2.8MB);

PEBS - Positron Electron Balloon Spectrometer
Stefan Schael, RWTH Aachen, Germany
February 12, 2007
Slides: PDF file (10MB), PPT file (31MB); More info on PEBS electronics (talk by W. Karpinski): PDF file (1.6MB), PPT file (10MB)

Proposal to measure the muon electric dipole moment with a compact storage ring at PSI
Thomas Schietinger, PSI
February 7, 2007
Slides: PDF file (3.5MB)

Radiation Tolerant Sensors for Solid State Tracking Detectors
Michael Moll, CERN
January 29, 2007
Slides: PPT file (8.6MB); PDF file (4.8MB)

The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory
Ryan Martin, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
January 8, 2007
Slides: PPT file (3.5MB); PDF file (1.4MB)

---------------- External seminars - year 2006 ----------------
The Pierre Auger Observatory
Gregory Snow, University of Nebraska
December 4, 2006
Slides: PPT file (66MB); PDF file (3.5MB)

First measurement of the Bs oscillation frequency
Christoph Paus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
June 19, 2006
Slides: PDF file (37MB)

TMVA: A Toolkit for (Parallel) MultiVariate Data Analysis
Helge Voss, MPI, Heidelberg.
June 19, 2006
Slides: PPT file (1.7MB)  PDF file (1.2MB)

NOvA in the context of future Neutrino Oscillations projects
Leslie Camilleri, CERN
May 15, 2006
Slides: PPT file (9MB)  PDF file (7MB)

The ANTARES Neutrino Telescope
Mieke Bouwhuis, University of Amsterdam
March 27, 2006
Slides: PPT file (8MB)  PDF file (3MB)

A Proposal to study Rare Kaon Decays at the CERN-SPS
Augusto Ceccucci, CERN
February 27, 2006
Slides: PPT file (4.8MB)  PDF file (3.3MB)

Heavy quark production at CDF
Mario Campanelli, DPNC, Universit´┐Ż de Genève
February 20, 2006
Slides: PDF file (5.7MB), PPT file  (4.9MB)

Bs0 to J/psi eta decays and sensitivity to the Bs0 mixing phase at LHCb
Benjamin Carron
January 30, 2006
Slides: PDF file (1.8MB)

Search for neutrinoless double beta decay with EXO
Jean-Luc Vuilleumier, Institut de Physique, Université de Neuchâtel
January 16, 2006
Slides: PDF file (6.6MB), PPT file (16MB)

---------------- External seminars - year 2005 ----------------
Measurements of gamma with BaBar detector at SLAC
Guillaume Thérin, LPNHE - Paris
November 18, 2005
Slides: PDF file (4.7MB), PPT file (5.5MB)

Matter-Antimatter asymmetry in the B-meson system
Frédéric Blanc, University of Colorado
April 11. 2005
Slides: PDF file (3.1M)

Mid-Term at the B Factories: the New Picture of CP Violation
Andreas Höcker , Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire, Orsay
February 14. 2005
Slides: PDF file (6.6M)

Predictions for B
Gudrun Hiller , CERN and Münich (ASC/LMU)
February 7. 2005
Slides: PDF file (0.15M)

---------------- External seminars - year 2004 ----------------
Exploring Penguins: Gluon Loop Diagrams at BaBar
Aaron Roodman , Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
December 15. 2004
Slides: PDF file (8.6M)

Neutrino Mixing and Flavor Symmetry in Grand Unified Theories
Takehiko Asaka , EPFL
July 5. 2004
Slides: ps file (0.3M)

The SNO detector and its recent results in neutrino physics
Charles Currat , Lawrence National Berkely Laboratory, USA
June 23. 2004
Slides: pdf file (6.0M)

CDF RUN II Status and Results
Maria Spiropulu, CERN
April 5. 2004
Slides: pdf file (3.6M)

Primary proton-beam monitors for the J-PARC neutrino oscillation experiment
Masako Iwasaki , University of Tokyo, Japan
March 29. 2004

CP violation in B0 --> pi+pi- decays in the BaBar experiment
Muriel Pivk, CERN
March 22. 2004
Slides: pdf file (1.2M)

---------------- External seminars - year 2003 ----------------
Results from B-factories and perspectives
Hiroaki Aihara, University of Tokyo
Jul 14 2003
Slides: pdf file (18M)

Semileptonic B Decays at BABAR
Urs Langenegger, SLAC
April 28 2003
Slides: pdf file (3.3M)

---------------- External seminars - year 2002 ----------------
A study of B to pi-pi, K-pi, K-K Decays at the Belle Experiment
Kazuhito Suzuki, KEK, Japan
August 22 2002
Slides: pdf file (10M)

Mixing in the D0 system at BaBar
Monika Grothe, CERN EP, Geneva
June 19 2002
Slides: ps.gz file (1.75M)

---------------- External seminars - year 2001 ----------------
Recent BELLE results and future plans
Pavel Pakhlov, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow
December 12 2001
Slides: ppt file (1.4M), pdf file (5.1M)

The CDF Run IIa Upgrade: Design, Status and Future
Anthony Affolder, University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
October 1 2001
Slides: ppt file (16.0M)

Measurements of CP-violating B Decay Rate Asymmetries with the BaBar Detector
Thomas Schietinger, SLAC
June 11 2001
Slides: pdf file (4.1M)

Introduction au C++ et à GAUDI
Olivier Dormond, LPHE
April 26 2001
Slides: gzipped ps file (in French)
Other formats here

Looking for the Higgs missing boson(s): where are we?
Dr Marta Felcini, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich
January 29 2001
Slides: gzipped ps file

---------------- External seminars - year 1999 ----------------
Introduction to precision solid state detectors
Prof. Th Bowcock, University of Liverpool
6 days lectures: 6-14 December 1999
Available documents:
  • Powerpoint slides, Windows version: (1 set per day)
    1 (2.8M),   2 (1.4M),   3 (3.4M)
    4 (6.7M),   5 (0.5M),   6 (0.5M)

  • PDF slides: (only 2 days available)
    1 (4.2M),   2 (5.5M)