lecture UK Institute of Physics: Particle Physics 2004
Date/Time: from Monday, 5 April 2004 (13:00) to Wednesday, 7 April 2004 (16:00) (Europe/Zurich)
Location: Birmingham, UK
Chairperson: David Evans
Description: Particle Physics 2004 is the annual conference of
the High Energy Particle Physics Group of the
Institute of Physics. It is hosted and organised
by the Particle Physics Group of the School of
Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham.

For more information, see the meeting web page at:
http://www.ep.ph.bham.ac.uk/iophepp/2004/index.html

Monday, 5 April 2004 13:00 ->13:30 Registration ()    
Monday, 5 April 2004 13:30 ->16:00 Particle Physics Town Meeting ()    
Monday, 5 April 2004 18:15 ->20:00 Reception ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 08:50 ->11:00 Plenary I ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 11:00 ->12:30 Parallel I: B physics ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 11:00 ->12:30 Parallel II: QCD ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 11:00 ->12:30 Parallel III: Standard Model and Beyond ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 12:30->Wednesday, 7 April 2004 02:30 Plenary II ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 16:00 ->17:30 Parallel IV: Neutrinos and Dark Matter ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 16:00 ->17:30 Parallel V: Detectors ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 16:00 ->17:30 Parallel VI: Heavy Flavour ()    
Tuesday, 6 April 2004 19:00 ->23:00 Conference Dinner ()    
Wednesday, 7 April 2004 09:00 ->11:00 Plenary III ()    
Wednesday, 7 April 2004 11:00 ->12:30 Parallel VII: Detectors ()    
Wednesday, 7 April 2004 11:00 ->12:30 Parallel VIII: GRID and Computing ()    
Wednesday, 7 April 2004 11:00 ->12:30 Parallel IX: Standard Model and Beyond ()    
Wednesday, 7 April 2004 12:30 ->13:50 IOP AGM ()    
Wednesday, 7 April 2004 14:00 ->16:00 Plenary IV ()    

 
 Monday, 5 April 2004
Registration (13:00 ->13:30 )
Registration with tea and coffee

Particle Physics Town Meeting (13:30 ->16:00 )  
 13:30
SR2004, Linear Collider (30')   Ian Halliday (PPARC)  
 14:00
News from Science Committee (25')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Jenny Thomas (UCL)  
including review of the peer review structure
 14:25
PPAP news and 2004 Road Map (25')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Phil Allport (Liverpool)  
 14:50
PAAP news and 2004 Road Map (25')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   David Wark (Imperial)  
15:15  Tea and Coffee (15')
 15:30
Funding for industry in the PPARC programme (30')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Peter Fletcher (PPARC)  

Reception (18:15 ->20:00 )  


 
 Tuesday, 6 April 2004
Plenary I (08:50 ->11:00 )  
 08:50
Announcements, Registration (10')    
 09:00
Physics at the B-factories (30')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Adrian Bevan (Liverpool)  
 09:30
Recent Lepton-Nucleon Scattering Results from HERA (30')   transparencies pdf file   Paul Newman (Birmingham)  
 10:00
Latest results from the Tevatron (30')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Guennadi Borissov (Lancaster)  
10:30  Tea and Coffee (30')

Parallel I: B physics (11:00 ->12:30 )  
 11:00
Inclusive BR(b->sgamma) with a fully reconstructed B (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Clare Brown (RHUL)  
 11:15
Reconstructing Bs->Ds+-K+- Decays with the LHCb experiment (15')   transparencies pdf file   James Lawrence (Edinburgh)  
 11:30
Analysis of the decay B+->K+-pi+pi- at the BaBar experiment (15')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Tom Latham (Bristol)  
 11:45
Dalitz Plot Analyses of B meson decay to three charged tracks at BaBar (15')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Sian Morgan (Birmingham)  
 12:00
Charmless Branching Fraction Studies of B0->Ks0pi+pi- at BaBar (15')   transparencies pdf file   Kelly Ford (Birmingham)  
 12:15
Analysis of the decay B+->K*+-pi0 at BaBar (15')   transparencies pdf file   James Gaillard (Imperial)  

Parallel II: QCD (11:00 ->12:30 )  
 11:00
High |t| diffractive photoproduction of rho mesons (15')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Carl Gwilliam (Manchester)  
 11:15
Heavy Ion Physics at the NA57 CERN Experiment (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Stephen Bull (Birmingham)  
 11:30
Lambda-based Perturbation Theory for Event Shapes in e+e- Annihilation (15')   transparencies pdf file   Michael Dinsdale (Durham)  
 11:45
Infrared Finite Scattering Amplitudes (15')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Darren Forde (Durham)  
 12:00
Infrared freezing of QCD observables (15')   transparencies pdf file   Paul Brooks (Durham)  
 12:15
Multi-Jets at HERA (15')   Tim Namsoo (Bristol)  

Parallel III: Standard Model and Beyond (11:00 ->12:30 )  
 11:00
A first measurement of the polarised Charged Current cross section from Hera-II (15')   Oliver Henshaw (Birmingham)  
 11:15
Wgamma and Zgamma Production and Extraction of Trilinear Gauge Couplings at CDF in Run 2 (15')   transparencies pdf file   Helen Hayward (Liverpool)  
 11:30
Search for the decay tau->e-gamma using the BaBar detector (15')   transparencies pdf file   Robert Flack (RHUL)  
 11:45
Measurement of the cross section times BR for ppbar->XZ->Xmu+mu- at root(s) = 2 TeV using the D0 detector (15')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Emily Nurse (Manchester)  
 12:00
Leptoquark and Lepton Flavour Violation at HERA (15')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Mudhahir Ismail (Manchester)  
 12:15
Full Simulation of Black Holes at ATLAS (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Matt Palmer (Cambridge)  

Plenary II (12:30 ->02:30 )  
12:30  Lunch (14h0')
 14:00
What's nu? (30')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Paul Harrison (Warwick)  
 14:30
The LHC and the Experiments (30')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Roger Cashmore (Oxford)  
 15:00
Heavy-Ion Physics at the LHC with ALICE (30')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Yves Schutz (CERN)  
15:30  Tea and Coffee (30')

Parallel IV: Neutrinos and Dark Matter (16:00 ->17:30 )  
 16:00
The Nemo-3 experiment and neutrinoless double beta decay (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Leo Jenner (UCL)  
 16:15
Searching for atmospheric neutrino oscillations at MINOS (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Andy Blake (Cambridge)  
 16:30
Acoustic Detection of Ultra-High Energy Neutrinos (15')   transparencies pdf file   David Waters (UCL)  
 16:45
Calibration of the MINOS Detectors using Stopping Muons (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Jeff Hartnell (Oxford)  
 17:00
Development of Micromegas Charge Read-Out for a Two Phase Xenon Dark Matter Detector (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Robert Hollingworth (Sheffield)  
 17:15
Near & Far detector response comparison with the MINOS calibration detector (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Anatael Cabrera (Oxford)  

Parallel V: Detectors (16:00 ->17:30 )  
 16:00
Alignment of the ATLAS Inner Detector using tracks (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Daniel Hindson (Oxford)  
 16:15
Optimization of the alignment of the D0 detector (15')   Brian Davies (Lancaster)  
 16:30
Photon Detectors for the LHCb RICH System (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Lisa Allebone (Imperial)  
 16:45
Photodetectors for the LHCb RICH (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Charlotte Newby (Oxford)  
 17:00
Behaviour of MaPMTs in Magnetic Fields (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Reinhardt Chamonal (Edinburgh)  
 17:15
Resolution studies of the CMS ECAL in the 2003 test beam (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Guy Dewhirst (Imperial)  

Parallel VI: Heavy Flavour (16:00 ->17:30 )  
 16:00
The bb production cross-section at CDF (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Anant Gajjar (Liverpool)  
 16:15
Charm at the ZEUS experiment at HERA I and HERA II (15')   transparencies pdf file   John Loizides (UCL)  
 16:30
The Study of Excited B-mesons at the D0 detector (15')   transparencies pdf file   Matt Doidge (Lancaster)  
 16:45
A Search for the Z->bbar Decay at D0 (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Amber Jenkins (Imperial)  
 17:00
Triggering on B events at D0 (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Chris Barnes (Imperial)  

Conference Dinner (19:00 ->23:00 )  


 
 Wednesday, 7 April 2004
Plenary III (09:00 ->11:00 )  
 09:00
Selected topics in LHC phenomenology (45')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Jeff Forshaw (Manchester)  
 09:45
Cosmology in Wonderland: Does dark energy really exist? (45')   transparencies pdf file   Subir Sarkar (Oxford)  
10:30  Tea and Coffee (30')

Parallel VII: Detectors (11:00 ->12:30 )  
 11:00
Charge Transfer Inefficiency Simulation for CCD Vertex Detector Studies (15')   transparencies pdf file   James Walder (Lancaster)  
 11:15
Recent results from R&D towards a vertex detector at the future linear collider (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Sonja Hillert (Oxford)  
 11:30
BaBar Level-1 Drift Chamber Trigger Upgrade (15')   transparencies pdf file   Marc Kelly (Bristol)  
 11:45
DAQ for ATLAS SCT macro-assembly (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Bruce Gallop (Birmingham)  
 12:00
Development of the CMS Silicon Strip Tracker Readout (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Matthew Noy (Imperial)  
 12:15
Navigation Timing Studies of the ATLAS High-Level Trigger (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Andrew Lowe (RHUL)  

Parallel VIII: GRID and Computing (11:00 ->12:30 )  
 11:00
Simulation of Replica Optimisation Strategies for Data Grids (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   David Cameron (Glasgow)  
 11:15
Storage Management on the Grid (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Alasdair Earl (Edinburgh)  
 11:30
Running BaBar Jobs on the Grid using gsub and AliBaBa (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Mike Jones (Manchester)  
 11:45
A web based submission tool for a Physics Computing Cluster (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   David Jones (Liverpool)  

Parallel IX: Standard Model and Beyond (11:00 ->12:30 )  
 11:00
Results from investigations into the CMS physics channels PP->bbH(H->gammagamma) (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Daniel Holmes (Bristol)  
 11:15
WW production at CDF (15')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Dustin McGivern (UCL)  
 11:30
WW scattering studies at a Future Linear Collider (15')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Andres Osorio (Manchester)  
 11:45
CKM physics from B->Kpi decays at LHCb (15')   transparencies pdf file   Andy Buckley (Cambridge)  
 12:00
Resonant Leptogenesis (15')   transparencies pdf file   Tom Underwood (Manchester)  
 12:15
Search for events with tau-leptons at H1 (15')   Christian Veelken (Liverpool)  

IOP AGM (12:30 ->13:50 )
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12:30  Lunch (1h0')
 13:30
Chair's Report (15')   transparencies pdf file   Roger Barlow (Manchester)  
 13:45
IOP HEPP Group Accounts (5')   transparencies unknown type file pdf file   Phil Burrows (QMUL)  

Plenary IV (14:00 ->16:00 )  
 14:00
The Linear Collider: Physics Highlights and Detector Challenges (30')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Rolf Heuer (DESY)  
 14:30
What is the GRID? (30')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Tony Doyle (Glasgow)  
 15:00
The Neutrino Factory: Motivation and Machine (30')   transparencies powerpoint file pdf file   Ken Long (Imperial)  
15:30  Tea and Coffee (30')