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Quarkonium with Effective Field TheoriesApril 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Manoa Campus, Watanabe Hall 112
Department of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Prof. Nora Brambilla, Technical University of Munich, to speak on "Quarkonium with Effective Field Theories."
Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) is the sector of the Standard Model of particle physics that describes the strong interaction. It is deceptively simple to formulate but notoriously difficult to solve. Heavy quarkonium is a multiscale system that probes the different energy regimes of QCD, from the high-energy region, where an expansion in the coupling constant is possible and precision studies may be done, to the low-energy region, dominated by confinement and the many manifestations of the nonperturbative strong dynamics. Properties of production and absorption of quarkonium in a medium are also crucial for the study of QCD at high density and temperature.
On the theoretical side, the construction of new nonrelativistic effective field theories for quarkonium has recently revolutionized the field, providing both a conceptual framework and a powerful calculational tool. On the experimental side, the diversity, quantity and accuracy of the data collected in the last few years at Belle, BESIII and at LHC experiments is impressive, featuring the observation of new states and new unexpected processes. I will discuss these theoretical and experimental advancements and their implications for our understanding of strong interactions.
Physics and Astronomy, Manoa Campus
Dr. Frederick Harris, (808) 956-2940, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://indico.phys.hawaii.edu/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=589
|Thursday, April 17|
|9:00am||Brave New South Asia: Science, Technology and Society
Manoa Campus, Saunders 624
|9:00am||Epidemiology Final Oral
Manoa Campus, D205, Biomed Bldg, 1960 East-West Rd.
|11:00am||Cell and Molecular Biology Final Oral
Manoa Campus, IRB Conference Room, BioMed E125
|11:00am||Addictive Carcinogens Workgroup
Manoa Campus, 701 Ilalo Street Conference Room 401, UHCC
|12:00pm||Death Zones and Darling Spies: Seven Years of Vietnam War Reporting
Manoa Campus, Henke Hall 325
|12:00pm||Papa La`au Lapa`au - Hawaiian Medicine Class, Section 2
Manoa Campus, Lyon Arboretum
|1:30pm||Uygur Dance Week at UH Manoa
Manoa Campus, Earle Ernst Lab Theater, Kennedy Theater; and Dance Bldg., UH Manoa
|2:00pm||Education Final Oral
Manoa Campus, LSP4B
|2:00pm||Persian Movie Screening: The Music Man (Santouri), 2007
Manoa Campus, Moore 258
Manoa Campus, Marine Sciences Building, MSB 100
|3:30pm||Quarkonium with Effective Field Theories
Manoa Campus, Watanabe Hall 112
|4:30pm||PACITA: PACIFIC ISLANDERS IN THE ARTS: FILM FESTIVAL
Manoa Campus, CRAWFORD 105
|7:00pm||Movie Night: Saving Mr. Banks
Manoa Campus, Campus Center Forum (2nd floor)
|7:30pm||PACITA: Pacific Islanders in the Arts: Poetry, Music, Theater
Manoa Campus, Manoa Gardens/Bale Restaurant
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