XVIII. Workshop Beyond the Standard Model

Workshop
Date:
Su, 12.03.2006 17:00  –   Th, 16.03.2006 14:00
Sprecher:
Jan-Willem van Holten, NIKHEF, Amsterdam NL
Adresse:
Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
Hauptstr. 5, 53604 Bad Honnef, Germany

 
Chargeable
Language:
English
Contact person:
J.-W. van Holten,

Description

The workshop focuses on recent developments in the theory of fundamental particles, the physics of the early universe, and mathematical physics. There will be a 90-minute introductory pedagogical lecture each morning followed by shorter talks by the participants.

The topics and speakers of the pedagogical lectures are:

M. Reuter (Mainz): Recent developments in asymptotically safe quantum gravity

A. Ringwald (Hamburg): Looking beyond the standard model with extremely energetic cosmic particles.

S. Vandoren (Utrecht): Non-perturbative effects in string theory and supergravity

C. Wetterich (Heidelberg): Quintessence - a fifth force from variation of the fundamental scale

The price for 4 days' accommodation at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, including full board is EUR 205, for students EUR 165 (student ID needed).