2nd Annual Workshop of the Helmholtz Alliance 'Physics at the Terascale'

from Wednesday, 26 November 2008 (10:00) to Friday, 28 November 2008 (18:00)
RWTH Aachen

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
26 Nov 2008
27 Nov 2008
28 Nov 2008
AM
11:30
Symposium (until 15:30) (Eurogress (Saal Berlin))
11:30 Registration   (Eurogress (Saal Berlin))
13:00 Begrüßung - Prof. Ernst Schmachtenberg (Rektor RWTH Aachen University)   (Eurogress (Saal Berlin))
13:20 The Helmholtz Alliance "Phyics at the Terascale" - Dr Ties Behnke (DESY)   (Eurogress (Saal Berlin))
13:35 The Coming Revolutions in Particle Physics - Prof. Chris Quigg (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)   (Eurogress (Saal Berlin))
14:35 Das weltweite Computing Grid - Prof. Martin Erdmann (RWTH Aachen University)   (Eurogress (Saal Berlin))
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14:55 Trends in High Performance Computing - Dr Frank Baetke (Hewlett Packard)   (Eurogress (Saal Berlin))
15:15 Inbetriebnahme der Aachener GRID Station - Prof. Ernst Schmachtenberg   (Eurogress (Saal Berlin))
09:00
Detector Development (until 12:30) (SuperC 2.29)
09:00 Report WP1: TPC at ILC - Jochen Kaminski (Univ. Bonn)   (SuperC 2.29)
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09:15 Report WP2: Calorimeter at ILC - Christian Zeitnitz (Univ. Wuppertal)   (SuperC 2.29)
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09:30 Report WP3: Trigger for sLHC - Marius Groll (Univ. Mainz)   (SuperC 2.29)
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09:45 Report WP4: Radiation hard silicon sensors - Dr Alexander Dierlamm (Universität Karlsruhe)   (SuperC 2.29)
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10:00 Report WP5: Luminosity detector for ATLAS - Anatoli Astvatsatourov (Univ. Giessen)   (SuperC 2.29)
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10:15 Powering schemes for sLHC - Katja Klein (RWTH Aachen)   (SuperC 2.29)
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10:30 --- Coffee break ---
11:00 Upgrade of the ATLAS Lvl1 Calorimeter trigger for sLHC - Andrei Khomich (Univ. Heidelberg)   (SuperC 2.29)
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11:15 VLDT status report Bonn - Hans Krueger (Univ. Bonn)   (SuperC 2.29)
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11:25 VLDT status report Heidelberg - NN   (SuperC 2.29)
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11:35 VLDT status report DESY - Dr Ingrid-Maria Gregor (DESY)   (SuperC 2.29)
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11:45 VLDT status report Hamburg - CANCELED - Doris Eckstein (Univ. Hamburg)   (SuperC 2.29)
11:55 VLDT status report Karlsruhe - Alexander Dierlamm (Univ. Karlsruhe)   (SuperC 2.29)
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09:00
LHC-D Higgs (until 12:40) (Super-C)
09:00 Higgs search at the Tevatron - Michiel Sanders (LMU München)   (Super-C)
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09:40 Search for the neutral MSSM Higgs bosons in h/H/A->tau.tau->2l.4nu final state with ATLAS - Jana Schaarschmidt (Uni Dresden)   (Super-C)
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10:05 Searches for light H+ decaying to a hadronic tau in the one lepton mode with ATLAS - Susanne Mohrdieck-Möck (MPI München)   (Super-C)
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10:30 --- coffee break ---
11:00 Higgs decay and gluon fusion in the MSSM at NLO - Franziska Hofmann (Uni Wuppertal)   (Super-C)
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11:25 Electroweak corrections to the decay A0 -> gamma gamma - Joachim Brod (Uni Karlsruhe)   (Super-C)
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11:50 Studies of b-associated production of neutral MSSM Higgs bosons in the muonic decay mode - Markus Warsinski (Uni Freiburg)   (Super-C)
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12:15 Quark and squark contributions to Higgs + 2 jet via gluon fusion - Michael Kubocz (Uni Karlsruhe)   (Super-C)
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09:00
LHC-D SUSY and BSM (until 12:30) (SuperC)
09:00 Phenomenology of the constrained NMSSM at the LHC - Abdel Djouadi (Orsay)   (SuperC)
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09:20 Rapidity Gap Events in Squark Pair Production - Kim Jong-Soo   (SuperC)
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09:40 Search for MSugra in Inclusive Lepton Channel - Daniel Teyssier (Aachen)   (SuperC)
10:00 SUSY Di- and Trileptons at CMS - Martin Niegel (KIT)   (SuperC)
10:20 --- break ---
10:40 Inclusive SUSY searches at ATLAS - Jan Sundermann (Freiburg)   (SuperC)
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11:10 QCD suppression in Full-Hadronic SUSY - Sergei Bobrowskyi (Hamburg)   (SuperC)
11:30 Threshold resummation for squark-antisquark and gluino-pair production at the LHC - Anna Kulesza (Aachen)   (SuperC)
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11:50 NNLO corrections to squark-antisquark-production at the LHC - Ulrich Langenfeld (DESY)   (SuperC)
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09:00
LHC-D Top (until 12:30) (SuperC 5.30)
09:00 Welcome   (SuperC 5.30)
09:10 Top-quark pair production beyond next-to-leading order - Peter Uwer (Humboldt University Berlin)   (SuperC 5.30)
09:35 ttbar cross section (ATLAS) - Balint Radics (University of Bonn)   (SuperC 5.30)
10:00 Top rediscovery / cross section (CMS) - Thorsten Chwalek (Karlsruhe)   (SuperC 5.30)
10:30 --- coffee break ---
11:00 ttbar differential cross section (ATLAS) - Moritz Bunse (Dortmund)   (SuperC 5.30)
11:15 Differential cross section (mtt) at production threshold - Matthias Steinhauser (Karlsruhe)   (SuperC 5.30)
11:40 Calibration with ttbar events (CMS) - Mr Sebastian Naumann-Emme (Uni Hamburg)   (SuperC 5.30)
12:05 Top Montecarlo at LHC - Ulrich Husemann (DESY)   (SuperC 5.30)
10:30 --- Coffee ---
08:30
Plenary Session (until 12:30) (Aula)
08:30 Status of the Alliance - Ian Brock (University of Bonn)   (Aula)
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08:50 Accelerator Physics Developments - Dr Eckhard Elsen (DESY)   (Aula)
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08:55 The Analysis Centre in the Alliance - Dr Thomas Schoerner-Sadenius (Hamburg University)   (Aula)
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09:15 The National Analysis Facility (NAF) - Dr Wolfgang Ehrenfeld (DESY)   (Aula)
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09:35 Grid Computing Status - Günter Duckeck (LMU München)   (Aula)
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09:50 Detector Development Status - Prof. Lutz Feld (RWTH Aachen)   (Aula)
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10:05 --- Coffee ---
10:35 EW+QCD Review - S. Pozzorini   (Aula)
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11:00 Top Quark physics at LHC-D - Markus Cristinziani (Uni Bonn)   (Aula)
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11:20 Report from the Higgs Working Group - Dr Sandra Horvat (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik)   (Aula)
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11:45 Report from the SUSY/BSM Working Group - Dr Christian Sander (University of Hamburg)   (Aula)
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PM
15:30 --- Coffee ---
16:00
Institute Assembly Meeting - Ian Brock (University of Bonn) (until 18:00) (SuperC 6.39)
16:00
YIG and fellow meeting (until 18:00) (Physikzentrum)
16:00 Meeting of fellows and YIs - introduction - Thomas Schoerner-Sadenius (DESY)   (Physikzentrum)
12:30 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Accelerator Physics (until 17:30) (SuperC 4.30)
14:00 Optical Inspection for High Gradient SRF Cavities - Sebastian Aderhold (DESY)   (SuperC 4.30)
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14:30 RF Controls for High Gradient SRF Cavities - Marc Wenskat (Göttingen)   (SuperC 4.30)
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14:50 Precision Compton Polarimetry using a counting silicon microstrip detector - Jürgen Wittschen (Bonn)   (SuperC 4.30)
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15:20 Photoenhanced field emission for high-brightness electron sources - Benjamin Bornmann (Wuppertal)   (SuperC 4.30)
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15:50 Developments & Opportunities in Terascale Accelerator Research in Germany - Dr Eckhard Elsen (DESY)   (SuperC 4.30)
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14:00
NAF Users Meeting (until 15:00) (SuperC 6.37)
14:00 Introduction and Status - Dr Wolfgang Ehrenfeld (DESY)   (SuperC 6.37)
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14:15 NAF Use Case: Reprocessing (ATLAS) - Peter Wienemann (University of Bonn)   (SuperC 6.37)
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14:20 NAF Use Case: PROOF (CMS) - Dr Hartmut Stadie (Universitaet Hamburg)   (SuperC 6.37)
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14:25 NAF Use Case: local MC production (ATLAS) - Dr Wolfgang Ehrenfeld (DESY)   (SuperC 6.37)
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14:30 Discussion - Dr Wolfgang Ehrenfeld (DESY)   (SuperC 6.37)
15:00
LHC-D Higgs (until 17:05) (SuperC)
15:00 Comparison of Pythia, vbfnlo and Herwig++ for the Vector Boson Fusion channel - Christoph Hackstein (Uni Karlsruhe)   (SuperC)
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15:25 Supersymmetric Higgs Production via Vector-Boson Fusion - Michael Rauch (Uni Karlsruhe)   (SuperC)
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15:50 CP-violating Loop Effects in the Higgs Sector of the MSSM - Karina Williams (Uni Bonn)   (SuperC)
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16:15 Determination of the CP quantum numbers of neutral Higgs bosons in the tau decay channels - Stefan Berge (Uni Mainz)   (SuperC)
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16:40 HiggsBounds : confronting arbitrary Higgs sectors with LEP & Tevatron results - Oliver Brein (IPPP Durham)   (SuperC)
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15:00
LHC-D QCD and Electroweak (until 18:30) (SuperC)
15:00 Hadronization & UE Corrections to inclusive Jets with Pythia, Herwig+Jimmy and Herwig++ - Mr Michael Heinrich (Karlsruhe)   (SuperC)
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15:25 NLO Electroweak Corrections to Higgs Boson Production at Hadron Colliders - Sandro Uccirati (University of Karlsruhe)   (SuperC)
15:50 Corrections to single Z boson production - oleg veretin (desy)   (SuperC)
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16:15 Gfitter -- the global electroweak fit: now and during the LHC era - Martin Goebel   (SuperC)
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16:40 Z nach mu mu mit MC@NLO - Mr Maarten Thomas (RWTH Aachen)   (SuperC)
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17:05 Luminosity calibration from W/Z counting - Dr Hasko Stenzel (University of Giessen)   (SuperC)
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17:30 Measurement of W/Z+jet production - Dr Ulla Blumenschein (Goettingen)   (SuperC)
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15:00
LHC-D SUSY and BSM (until 18:40) (SuperC)
15:00 Three Loop Corrections to the MSSM Higgs Boson Mass - Philipp Kant (Wuppertal)   (SuperC)
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15:20 Data-Driven Background Estimation for the One-Lepton SUSY Search Mode - Till Eifert (CERN)   (SuperC)
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15:40 Search for GMSB SUSY - Mark Terwort (Hamburg)   (SuperC)
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16:00 Reconstruction of SUSY Parameters from LHC Observables with Fittino - Mathias Uhlenbrock (Bonn)   (SuperC)
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16:20 Model Independent Search for New Physics - Stefan Schmitz (Aachen)   (SuperC)
16:40 s-channel production of heavy vector bosons in a three-site higgsless model - Christian Specker (Wuerzburg)   (SuperC)
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17:00 --- break ---
17:20 Search for Heavy Gauge Bosons with CMS - Walter Bender (Aachen)   (SuperC)
17:40 Rare meson decays into light neutralinos - Ben O'Leary (Aachen)   (SuperC)
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18:00 Flavor and precision physics in a warped extra dimension - Sandro Cassagrande (Mainz)   (SuperC)
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18:20 Neutralino dark matter in SO(10) SUSY GUT models - Jari Laamanen (Dortmund)   (SuperC)
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15:00
LHC-D Top (until 18:30) (SuperC 5.30)
15:00 Single Top Production in MC@NLO - Patrick Motylinski (Freiburg)   (SuperC 5.30)
15:25 Single top (ATLAS) - Gia Khoriauli (Universität Bonn)   (SuperC 5.30)
15:45 Single top (CMS) - Julia Weinelt (Karlsruhe)   (SuperC 5.30)
16:05 --- coffee break ---
16:30 Top mass and other properties (CMS) - Dr Roger Wolf (CMS Univ. Hamburg)   (SuperC 5.30)
16:55 Top mass (ATLAS) - Dr Kevin Kroeninger (University of Goettingen)   (SuperC 5.30)
17:20 The potential of top invariant mass measurements at the LHC - Fabio Maltoni (Center for Particle Physics and Phenomenology, Louvain)   (SuperC 5.30)
17:45 Resonances decaying into ttbar (CMS) - Jan Steggermann (Aachen)   (SuperC 5.30)
18:10 ttbar resonances with Herwig++ - Markus Mechtel (Wuppertal)   (SuperC 5.30)
16:00 --- Coffee ---
19:30 --- Dinner ---
12:30
Management Board Meeting (until 15:00) (SuperC 5.32)
12:30
Software Meeting (until 16:00) (Physikzentrum)
12:30
m(tautau) Arbeitsgruppe (until 16:00) (SuperC 4.30)