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Department of Mathematical Sciences

Seminars

This week's seminars

CPT Student Seminar: HIGGSPLOSION: The Higgs goes ssskkkrrraaaahhh

Presented by Joey Reiness, Durham University

16 October 2017 17:00 in OC218

What is Higgsplosion? Why should you care? By adding literally nothing to the SM it can be argued that there is some physical minimum resolvable scale. Beyond this scale, particles 'Higgsplode' into a large number of soft quanta. This has interesting implications for the UV behaviour of the theory. I will focus on the 1->n calculation in phi4 theory and the effect of Higgsplosion on RG running.

Will Higgsplosion change your life? Probably not, but it's an interesting idea. Come for the memes, stay for the physics.

Contact Daniel Martin for more information

A gathering of mathematicians from the CPT group with physicists from IPPP, we meet to discuss our work in a relaxed and friendly environment.

An archive of previous years talks is kept here.

Research Seminars by Series

The research groups in the Department of Mathematical Sciences hold several seminar series in term time. Information on date, time and location are available here.

For information on previous years' seminars please see the seminar archives pages.