First LINK Workshop: Probing physics beyond the Standard Model with CTA

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The Cosener's House, Abingdon

The Cosener's House, Abingdon

Abbey Close, Abingdon OX14 3JD, UK
Gianfranco Bertone (IAP Paris), Jan Conrad (Stockholm University), Manel Martinez (IFAE Barcelona), Subir Sarkar (University of Oxford)
Description
This workshop will take stock of the physics potential of the forthcoming Cherenkov Telescope Array regarding the detection of dark matter annihilation/decay signals, tests of possible high energy violation Lorentz invariance, and other new phenomena beyond the Standard Model of particle physics. On Thurday 11th November afternoon there will be a meeting of the Physics Working Group of the CTA Collaboration (at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory), followed by an all-day workshop on Friday 12th November (at Cosener's House). We acknowledge support by the Astroparticle Physics Group, UK Institute of Physics and by EU Framework Programme 7.
Participants
  • Aaron Manalaysay
  • Abelardo Moralejo Olaizola
  • Adrian Biland
  • Agnieszka Jacholkowski
  • Aimo Sillanpaa (Thu)
  • Akira Okumura
  • Alan Watson*
  • Alberto Etchegoyen (Thu)
  • Alicia Lopez Oramas (Thu)
  • Amanda Weinstein (Thu)
  • Anneli Schulz (Thu)
  • Arache Djannati-Atai (Thu)
  • Aya Bamba (Thu)
  • Beatriz Garcia (Thu)
  • Ben Huber
  • Brian Reville*
  • Bronislaw Rudak
  • Cameron Rulten
  • Catherine Boisson (Thu)
  • Christian Farnier
  • Christopher Naumann
  • Cornelia Schultz
  • David Colling* (Fri)
  • David Maurin* (Fri)
  • David Williams (Thu)
  • Diego Torres
  • Dimitrios Emmanoulopoulos (Fri)
  • Dirk Hoffmann (Thu)
  • Eckart Lorenz
  • Elina Lindfors (Thu)
  • Elisabete de Gouveia Dal Pino (Thu)
  • Emma de Ona Wilhelmi (Thu)
  • Emmanuel Moulin* (Thu)
  • Federico Di Pierro (Thu)
  • Federico Sanchez (Thu)
  • Felix Mirabel (Thu)
  • Florent Dubois (Thu)
  • German Hermann
  • Giovanna Pedaletti
  • Giovanni Pareschi (Thu)
  • Hajime Takami (Thu)
  • Heide Costantini (Fri)
  • Hélene Sol
  • Igor Oya (Thu)
  • Irene Puerto Gimenez (Thu)
  • Jacco Vink
  • Jacek Niemiec (Thu)
  • James Buckley
  • Jean Philippe Lenain
  • Jean-Pierre Ernenwein (Thu)
  • Jelena Aleksic (Fri)
  • Jim Hinton
  • Joachim Ripken
  • John Ellis* (Fri)
  • Jonathan Granot
  • Jose Luis Contreras (Thu)
  • Julian Osborne
  • Justin Vandenbroucke*
  • Karl Kosack (Fri)
  • Kunihito Ioka (Thu)
  • Kyoshi Nishijima (Fri)
  • Lars Bergstrom* (Fri)
  • Lluis Font (Thu)
  • Luca Latronico* (Fri)
  • Lucio Angelo Antonelli (Thu)
  • Mads Toudal Frandsen* (Fri)
  • Maksim Shayduk
  • Manel Martinez
  • Matteo Cerruti
  • Michael Daniel
  • Michael Punch (Thu)
  • Michal Ostrowski
  • Michele Doro
  • Nikola Godinovic
  • Néstor Mirabal (Thu)
  • Okkie de Jager (Thu)
  • Olaf Reimer (Thu)
  • Paul Brook
  • Paul O'Brien
  • Philipp Mertsch
  • Ralph Wischnewski [* Non-CTA Member]
  • Richard White
  • Robert Wagner
  • Roberta Sparvoli (Fri)
  • Rodolfo Canestrari (Thu)
  • Saverio Lombardi
  • Scott Wakely (Thu)
  • Sera Markoff (Thu)
  • Sergio Colafrancesco*
  • Sonia Karkar (Thu)
  • Stefan Wagner
  • Stefano Vercellone (Thu)
  • Steven Biller* (Fri)
  • Subir Sarkar
  • Susumu Inoue (Thu)
  • Takayuki Saito (Thu)
  • Thomas Schweizer (Thu)
  • Tim Greenshaw
  • Tim Sumner* (Fri)
  • Tobias Jogler (Thu)
  • Tomasz Bulic (Fri)
  • Ullrich Schwanke
  • Valerie Connaughton (Thu)
  • Victor Stamatescu (Thu)
  • Werner Hofmann
  • Wlodek Bednarek (Thu)
  • Wystan Benbow
  • Yoshiyuki Inoue (Thu)
  • Yvonne Becherini (Thu)
Organiser: Subir Sarkar
    • 09:00 09:05
      Welcome 5m
      Speaker: Prof. Werner Hofmann (MPI Heidelberg)
    • 09:05 09:45
      Dark matter in the Universe 40m
      Speaker: Prof. Lars Bergstrom (Stockholm University)
      Slides
    • 09:45 10:05
      Results from VERITAS 20m
      Speaker: Prof. James Buckley (Washington University, St Louis)
      Slides
    • 10:05 10:25
      MAGIC searches for dark matter 20m
      Speaker: Dr Adrian Biland (ETH Zurich)
      Slides
    • 10:25 10:45
      Galactic halo analysis with HESS 20m
      Speaker: Dr Ullrich Schwanke (Humboldt University Berlin)
      Slides
    • 10:45 11:15
      Coffee/Tea 30m
    • 11:15 11:35
      Results from Fermi 20m
      Speaker: Dr Luca Latronico (INFN Pisa)
      Slides
    • 11:35 11:55
      Dwarf spheroidal galaxies as targets 20m
      Speaker: Dr David Maurin (LPNHE Paris)
      Slides
    • 11:55 12:15
      Selecting 'interesting' unidentified sources 20m
      Speaker: Dr Robert Wagner (MPI Munich)
      Slides
    • 12:15 12:35
      Other fundamental physics topics 20m
      Speaker: Dr Michele Doro (IFAE Barcelona)
      Slides
    • 12:35 14:00
      Lunch 1h 25m
    • 14:00 14:40
      Violation of Lorentz invariance 40m
      Speaker: Prof. John Ellis (CERN Geneva)
      Slides
    • 14:40 15:00
      LIV searches with HESS 20m
      Speaker: Dr Agnieszka Jacholkowski (LPNHE Paris)
      Slides
    • 15:00 15:20
      Constraints on LIV from FERMI 20m
      Speaker: Dr Jonathan Granot (University of Hertfordshire)
      Slides
    • 15:20 15:40
      Unbinned test for anomalous dispersion 20m
      Speaker: Dr Michael Daniel (Durham University)
      Slides
    • 15:40 16:00
      Timing properties of blazar light curves 20m
      Speaker: Dr Dimitrios Emmanoulopoulos (University of Southampton)
      Slides
    • 16:00 16:30
      Tea/Coffee 30m
    • 16:30 17:00
      Summary 30m
      Speaker: Prof. Jim Hinton (University of Leicester)
      Slides
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