November 3, 2021 to July 31, 2022
Asia/Jerusalem timezone

The next-generation High Intensity Kaon Experiment (HIKE)

Apr 6, 2022, 11:00 AM


Avital Dery (Cornell)


Kaon physics has played a tremendous role in the history of flavor physics and CP violation. In the past few decades, the B meson program has taken over as the main driving force for advancements in the field. I will discuss recent theoretical developments that have inspired a novel proposal for a next generation experiment for the detection of neutral kaon decays into charged particles. The proposed experiment would enable testing the SM CKM structure in a unique and critical way, by comparing the current knowledge from B-physics with clean measurements in K-physics. Moreover, rare kaon decays are among the most sensitive probes of both heavy and light new physics. I will present our work on these topics as well as the current status of the proposal.

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