eBook Quest For The Origin Of Particles And The Universe: Proceedings Of The Kmi Inauguration Conference, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814412325
  • ISBN-13: 9789814412322
  • DDC: 523.01
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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The Kobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe (KMI) was founded at Nagoya University in 2010 under the directorship of T Maskawa, in celebration of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics for M Kobayashi and T Maskawa, both who are alumni of Nagoya University. In commemoration of the new KMI building in 2011, the KMI Inauguration Conference (KMIIN) was organized to discuss perspectives of various fields - both theoretical and experimental studies of particle physics and astrophysics - as the main objectives of the KMI activity.This proceedings contains a welcome address by T Maskawa conveying his hopes for KMI to create new revolutionary directions in the spirit of Shoichi Sakata, a great mentor of both Maskawa and Kobayashi. Invited speakers, world-leading scientists in the fields, and the young scientists at KMI contributed to this volume containing theoretical studies of strongly coupled gauge theories in view of LHC phenomenology, string theory approach and lattice studies as well as hot/dense QCD system, and also super-symmetric GUT models, etc., together with experimental studies of LHC physics, B physics, neutrino physics and the related astrophysics and cosmology. The volume yields a unique synergy of particle physics and astrophysics, closely related to the main activity of KMI encompassing particle theory (including lattice computer simulations), particle physics experiments, cosmology, and astrophysics observations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Conference Organization.
Opening Address.
Welcome Address.
1: Relativistic Signatures of Accreting Black Holes.
2: X-Ray Observations of Dark Particle Accelerators.
3: Standard Model CP and Baryon Number Violation in Cold Electroweak Cosmology.
4: The QCD Phase Diagram in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions.
5: Problems with the MSSM: Mu and Proton Decay.
6: Origin of Kobayashi-Maskawa Theory in E6 GUT with Family Symmetry.
7: Results and Prospects of the T2K Neutrino Experiment.
8: Equation of State for Dark Energy in Modified Gravity Theories.
9: Cosmology with the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe.
10: Quarks and the Cosmos.
11: Top Quark and Higgs Boson Physics at LHC-ATLAS.
12: LHCf; Connecting Collider with Astroparticle Physics.
13: Research Activity of Fken.
14: Quantum Hall Effect: What Can Be Learned from Curved Space.
15: QCD and Gauge/String Duality.
16: Belle II and SuperKEKB.
17: LHC Phenomenology and Lattice Strong Dynamics.
18: The KMI Lattice Project — Exploring for Technicolor from QCD.
19: Direct WIMP Dark Matter Searches and XMASS Experiment.
20: LHC Now and Its Future Prospect.
21: Particle Physics and Astrophysics by Cosmic Gamma-Ray Observations.
22: Technicolor in the LHC Era.
23: Topcolor in the LHC Era.
24: Holographic Thermalization.
25: Dual Meissner Effect and Non-Abelian Magnetic Monopole in SU(3) Yang-Mills Theory.
26: Relationship between QCD and QCD-Like Theories at Finite Density.
27: KMI Lattice Project on 8-Flavor QCD — Exploration of the Walking Technicolor.
28: KMI Lattice Project on 12-Flavor QCD.
29: KMI Lattice Project on 16-Flavor QCD.
30: Analysis of the Schwinger-Dyson Equation in a Box for the Study of Hyperscaling Relations.
31: Scalar Decay Constant and Yukawa Coupling in Walking Technicolor Models.
32: Techni-Dilaton Signatures at LHC.
33: The 3-Point Interactions and Partial Decay Widths of Kaluza-Klein Gravitons in the Randall-Sundrum Model.
34: Baryogenesis by B – L Generation due to Superheavy Particle Decay.
35: Heterotic Asymmetric Orbifold and E6 GUT Model.
36: Restriction to SUSY GUT Model from Nucleon Decay.
37: Space Like Correlation of Feynman Propagator and Virtually Exchanged Neutrino Mass.
38: Direct Detection of Dark Matter Degenerate with Colored Particle in Mass.
39: Stochastic Dynamics of Heavy Quarkonium in the Quark-Gluon Plasma.
40: Study of Light Scalar Meson Structure in D1 Decay.
41: Quantum Hall States and Phase Diagram of Bilayer Graphene.
42: The Top Quark Pair Production Cross Section Measurement at LHC-ATLAS.
43: Forward Photon Energy Spectra Measured by LHCf with ∔s = 7 TeV Proton-Proton Collisions.
44: Measurement of the CP-Violating Angle Φ3 Using the Decay B → DK.
45: Search for Lepton-Number-Violating B → Dℓℓ Decays at Belle.
46: Tau Decays at Belle.
47: Search for the Exotic States at Belle.
48: Focusing System for Time-of-Propagation Counter.
49: Production of the TOP Counter for the Belle II Experiment.
50: The LEM Experiment: Measurement of Low Energy Spectrum at J-PARC On-Axis Neutrino Beam.
51: Stability of Schwarzschild-Like Spacetime in Parity Violating Gravitational Theories.
52: Nature of the Unidentified TeV Source HESS J1614–518 Revealed by Suzaku and XMM-Newton Observations.
53: X-Ray Emission due to Charge Exchange between Solar Wind and Earth Atmosphere on September 12, 2005.
54: Drastic Spectral Change in the Dimmest State of Mrk 766.
Conference Time Table.
Photo Gallery.
List of Participants.