Tools for precision and discovery physics with top quarks

from Tuesday, July 17, 2012 (2:00 PM) to Wednesday, July 18, 2012 (6:00 PM)
CERN

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jul 17, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
AM
9:00 AM
MC tools for precision top physics (until 11:30 AM) (222/R-001)
9:00 AM NLO+shower for inclusive top spectra: assessment and comparison among different tools - Paolo Nason (Univ. degli Studi Milano-Bicocca (IT))   (222/R-001)
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9:30 AM NLO+shower for associated production of t-tbar+X in the POWHEG-box framework - Zoltan Laszlo Trocsanyi (University of Debrecen (HU))   (222/R-001)
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10:00 AM NLO+shower for associated production of t-tbar+X in the aMC@NLO framework - Rikkert Frederix   (222/R-001)
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10:30 AM Discussion   (222/R-001)
11:30 AM
Theoretical issues in the top mass measurements (until 1:00 PM) (222/R-001)
11:30 AM New techniques to determine mtop - Peter Uwer (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) Peter Uwer (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin (DE))   (222/R-001)
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12:00 PM Disussion: Issues in the definition ot mtop from LHC observables   (222/R-001)
PM
2:00 PM
Top production cross sections (until 4:30 PM) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
2:00 PM Status of NLO+(N)NLO cross sections - Jan Piclum (Aachen)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
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2:30 PM Status of NNLO t-tbar cross sections - Alexander Dimitrov Mitov (CERN)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
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3:00 PM Status of single top cross sections - Adrian Signer (PSI)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
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3:30 PM Discussion   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
4:00 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM
NLO cross sections for top physics and top-related BSM final states (until 6:30 PM) ()
4:30 PM Status of NLO for top distributions, ttbar+jets, etc. - Kirill Melnikov (Johns Hopkins University)   ()
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5:00 PM Status of NLO calculations and tools for BSM processes related to top final states - Anna Kulesza (RWTH Aachen)   ()
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5:30 PM Status of EW corrections to top physics - Andreas Scharf (Universität Würzburg)   ()
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6:00 PM Discussion   ()
1:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
BSM aspects of top physics (until 6:00 PM) (222/R-001)
2:00 PM Latest measurements of top/bottom AFB from the Tevatron - Joey Huston (Department of Physics and Astronomy) Prof. Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US))   (222/R-001)
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2:30 PM NLO+shower MCs and top AFB - Jan-Christopher Winter   (222/R-001)
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3:00 PM Discussion   (222/R-001)
3:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:00 PM Recent theoretical ideas on Stop searches in final states with tops - David Kaplan (Johns Hopkins University)   (222/R-001)
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4:30 PM ATLAS results on BSM searches with top quarks - Tobias Golling (Yale University (US))   (222/R-001)
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