The Early Universe: A Window to New Physics

from Friday, October 20, 2023 (5:45 AM) to Sunday, October 22, 2023 (5:00 PM)
Physics department (NPB 2205)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Oct 20, 2023
Oct 21, 2023
Oct 22, 2023
AM
8:00 AM
Breakfast (until 9:20 AM) (NPB 2205)
9:20 AM
Introduction (until 9:30 AM) (NPB 2205)
9:30 AM
Gravitational wave signals from the inflationary era - Lian-Tao Wang (until 10:00 AM) (NPB 2205)
10:00 AM
Primordial features as probes of inflation models and high energy physics - Xingang Chen (until 10:30 AM) (NPB 2205)
10:30 AM --- Break ---
11:00 AM
Higgs-R^2 Inflation and Cosmological Collider Physics - Yohei Ema (until 11:30 AM) (NPB 2205)
11:30 AM
Cosmological Particle Production and Pairwise Signals on the CMB - Yuhsin Tsai (until 12:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
8:00 AM
Breakfast (until 9:00 AM) (NPB 2205)
9:00 AM
Dynamical Equilibration of Dark Matter and Baryon Energy Densities - Anson Hook (until 9:30 AM) (NPB 2205)
9:30 AM
ADMX Run1c: Multi Resolution Analysis - Alex Hipp (until 10:00 AM) (NPB 2205)
10:00 AM --- Break ---
10:30 AM
Parity domain walls and the cosmology of Nelson-Barr - Qianshu Lu (until 11:00 AM) (NPB 2205)
11:00 AM
Electroweak Topology and Its Cosmological Implications - Tanmay Vachaspati (until 11:30 AM) (NPB 2205)
11:30 AM
Discussion - Tanmay Vachaspati (until 12:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
8:00 AM
Breakfast (until 9:00 AM) (NPB 2205)
9:00 AM
Cosmological Implications of Axion Rotations - Raymond Co (until 9:30 AM) (NPB 2205)
9:30 AM
Phenomenological Aspects of Dark First Order Phase Transitions - Bibhushan Shakya (until 10:00 AM) (NPB 2205)
10:00 AM --- Break ---
10:30 AM
New inflationary probes of axion dark matter - Linfeng Li (until 11:00 AM) (NPB 2205)
11:00 AM
Exotic Particles in Fireballs - Mellisa Diamond (until 11:30 AM) (NPB 2205)
11:30 AM
Discussion (until 12:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
PM
12:00 PM
Discussion - Xingang Chen (until 12:30 PM) (NPB 2205)
12:30 PM
Lunch (until 2:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
2:00 PM
Making massive spin-2 particles from gravity during inflation and reheating - Andrew Long (until 2:30 PM) (NPB 2205)
2:30 PM
Cosmological Implications of Kalb-Ramond Fields - Leah Jenks (until 3:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
3:00 PM
Simulating Stochastic Gravitational Waves from Early Structure Formation - Joshua Foster (until 3:30 PM) (NPB 2205)
3:30 PM --- Break ---
4:00 PM
Schrödinger’s Alarming Phenomenon of Particle Creation in the Expanding Universe - Rocky Kolb (until 5:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
12:00 PM
Lunch (until 1:30 PM) (NPB 2205)
1:30 PM
Seeing highly anisotropic gravitational wave backgrounds from phase transitions - Arushi Bodas (until 2:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
2:00 PM
Charge quantisation, axion strings, and cosmic birefringence - Winston Yin (until 2:30 PM) (NPB 2205)
2:30 PM
Discussion - Andrew Long (until 3:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
3:00 PM
Student Talks (6 mins + 2 min Q&A) - Yuxin Zhao (until 3:30 PM) (NPB 2205)
3:00 PM Dark matter caustics and their effect on the Oort Cloud - Yuxin Zhao   (NPB 2205)
3:08 PM Remembrance of Things Past - Boran Yesilyurt   (NPB 2205)
3:15 PM Cosmological gravitational particle production of massive spin-2 particles - Siyang Ling   (NPB 2205)
3:23 PM Dynamics of electroweak dumbbells - Teerthal Patel   (NPB 2205)
3:30 PM --- Break ---
4:00 PM
Ruling out light axions: the writing is on the wall - Subir Sarkar (until 4:30 PM) (NPB 2205)
4:30 PM
Measurement of the parity-odd 4-point function in BOSS CMASS galaxies - Zack Slepian (until 5:00 PM) (NPB 2205)
5:00 PM
Discussion - Jiamin Hou (until 5:30 PM) (NPB 2205)
6:30 PM
Conference Dinner (until 9:30 PM) (NPB 2205)