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Durham University

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Peter Richardson, MA, MSci, DPhil

Professor in the Department of Physics
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43764
Room number: OC207
Room number: OC120
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 43658

(email at peter.richardson@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Teaching activity

L1: Wave Phenomena, L3: Computer labs

Research interests

My main research interest is the study of model of physics beyond the Standard Model at current and future colliders, particularly the simulation of new physics processes using Monte Carlo event generators. See my personal home page for more details.

Research Groups

Department of Physics

Publications

Conference Paper

  • Skands, P. & others (Published), A repository for beyond-the-standard-model tools.
  • Bähr, M., Gieseke, S., Gigg, M.A., Grellscheid, D., Hamilton, K., Latunde-Dada, O., Plätzer, S., Richardson, P., Seymour, M.H., Sherstnev, A., Tully, J. & Webberd, B.R. (2009), Herwig++ Status Report, in Jung, Hannes & De Roeck, Albert eds, Workshop series on the implications of HERA for LHC physics Workshop HERA and the LHC 2006 - 2008, Hamburg - Geneva. Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, 752-757.
  • Gigg, Martyn & Richardson, Peter (2007), Herwig++.
  • Allanach, B.C. & others (2006), Les Houches 'Physics at TeV colliders 2005' Beyond the standard model working group: Summary report.
  • Yao, W. -M. & others (2006), Review of particle physics, G33: 1-1232.
  • Hamilton, Keith & Richardson, Peter (2006), Simulation of QED radiation in particle decays using the YFS formalism, 07: 010.
  • Aguilar-Saavedra, J.A. & others (2006), Supersymmetry parameter analysis: SPA convention and project, C46: 43-60.
  • Allanach, B.C. & others (2004), Les Houches 'Physics at TeV Colliders 2003' Beyond the Standard Model Working Group: Summary report.
  • Dobbs, M.A. & others (2004), Les Houches guidebook to Monte Carlo generators for hadron collider physics.
  • Corcella, G. & others (2002), HERWIG 6.5 release note.
  • Azuelos, G. & others (2002), The beyond the standard model working group: Summary report.
  • Dedes, A., Dreiner, H.K., Nierste, U. & Richardson, P. (2002), Trilepton events and B/s -> mu+ mu-: No-lose for mSUGRA at the Tevatron?.
  • Corcella, G. & others (2001), HERWIG 6.3 release note.
  • Corcella, G. & others (2001), HERWIG 6.4 release note.
  • Dreiner, Herbert K., Richardson, Peter & Seymour, Michael H. (2000), Resonant slepton production at the LHC.
  • Richardson, Peter (2000), Simulations of R-parity violating SUSY models.
  • Corcella, G. & others (1999), HERWIG 6.1 release note.
  • Allanach, B. & others (1999), Searching for R-parity violation at Run-II of the Tevatron.
  • Abdullin, S. & others (1999), The SUSY working group: Summary report.
  • Dreiner, Herbert K., Richardson, Peter & Seymour, Michael H. (1998), Resonant slepton production.

Journal Article

Other (Print)

  • Gieseke, S., Grellscheid, D., Hamilton, K., Ribon, A., Richardson, P., Seymour, M.H., Stephens, P. & Webber, B.R. (2006). Herwig++ 2.0 beta release note.
  • Gieseke, S., Grellscheid, D., Hamilton, K., Ribon, A., Richardson, P., Seymour, M.H., Stephens, P. & Webber, B.R. (2006). Herwig++ 2.0 release note.

Report

  • Alwall, Johan, Boos, E., Dudko, L., Gigg, M., Herquet, M., Pukhov, A., Richardson, P., Sherstnev, A. & Skands, P. (2008). A Les Houches Interface for BSM Generators. United States, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Selected Grants

  • 2015: HEPData 2.0: new technologies and services (£380395.06 from STFC)