Excited QCD 2013

Bjelasnica Mountain, Sarajevo

Bjelasnica Mountain, Sarajevo

Hotel Marsal Bjelasnica Mountain Olympic Ski Center 71220 Trnovo Sarajevo Bosnia-Herzegovina
Denis Parganlija , Enila Parganlija , Francesco Giacosa (JW Goethe University) , Magdalena Malek (University of Illinois at Chicago (US)) , Pedro Bicudo (IST Lisboa)
Excited QCD 2013 took place on the beautiful Bjelasnica mountain located in the vicinity of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo. Bjelasnica was a venue of the XIV Winter Olympic Games and it is situated only 30 kilometers from Sarajevo International Airport. The workshop started on February 3 and finished on February 9, 2013, with scientific lectures taking place from February 4 to 8. Workshop participants were accomodated in Hotel Marsal, only couple of minutes by foot from the Olympic ski slopes.

We are pleased to announce that the Workshop was a topic in the local media - for a link, see here.

We are equally pleased to announce that Bjelasnica Mountain has proven to be not only a scientific but also an artistic inspiration, as demonstrated by Prof. Maria Ruivo.

This edition was the fifth in a series of workshops that had been previously organised in Poland, Slovakia, France and Portugal. The workshop covered diverse aspects of QCD:

(i) QCD at low energies: excited hadrons, glueballs, multiquarks.
(ii) QCD at high temperatures and large densities: heavy-ion collisions, jets, diffraction, hadronisation, quark-gluon plasma, holography, colour-glass condensate, compact stars, applications to astrophysics.

Emphasis was placed on new developments in theory as well as the current experimental status.
Scientific atmosphere, various discussions about different topics in QCD, active participation of many young researchers and a nice environment have been the main characteristics of the previous editions and also the goals for the new edition.

The talks were all plenary, 20' long separated by 5' for discussions and with a coffee break of 30' every two or three talks for more discussions. An extended lunch break allowed for more discussions and for open-air activities.

Hotel Marsal is located 1273 m above sea level, exactly below the ski slopes of Bjelasnica. The mountain itself is 2067 m high; it represented the venue for men's alpine skiing at the XIV Winter Olympics. A high-resolution picture of the mountain is available here and pictures of Bjelasnica from the '80s, '90s and presence can be found on the webpage of the Olympic Centre '84.
Recommended arrival and departure days for the workshop are February 3 and February 9, 2013 but you can also arrive, e.g., on February 2nd if you find a cheaper flight (see the section on Travel Information). A map of surroundings is available here.
The cost of the accomodation is approximately 52€/night, full board is included. All participants will obtain a single room per default. If you prefer you may opt for accomodation with a second person in the room in which case the accommodation costs ~42€/night/person. Do not forget to indicate the name of the accompanying person during registration or notify us by e-mail afterwards.
Internet is available in all hotel rooms free of charge. The hotel accepts Visa, Master Card and American Express credit cards, cash (the local currency „marka“, euros and dollars) as well as maestro cards.

Miscellaneous information about the venue:

1. Ski map of Bjelasnica is available on the webpage of Hotel Marsal (click on the link at the bottom of the webpage). The ski pass should cost ~80€ for six days, i.e., less than 15€/day. Ski equipment (skis, ski poles, boots) can be rented in the Hotel for ~6€/day; skiing takes place between 9am and 4pm. Weather permitting, night ski also takes place from 6:30pm until 9pm.
Note: to buy a ski pass, please simply go to the ski slopes cash register ("kasa") and indicate the type of pass you would like to have (day pass, seven-day pass, ...).
Note: in the Hotel you can also rent a snowboard + boots for ~7.50€/day; a sledge costs ~ 2.50€/day.

2. The hotel has been named after Marshal Tito, the picture of whom is in the reception hall.

3. And just in case your were wondering: the hotel has informed us that there are no mines on the Bjelasnica mountain and that there have never been any. The mountain is actually very jaunty in the winter. Thus skiing off track is possible but not recommended due to the danger of a close encounter with a tree.
  • Alexander SORIN
  • Andrea Celentano
  • Andreas Schmitt
  • Andreas Windisch
  • Andrey Sarantsev
  • Barbara Guerzoni
  • Bora Isildak
  • Brigitte Hiller
  • Denis Parganlija
  • Diana Nicmorus
  • Dubravko Klabucar
  • Elena Solovieva
  • Enrique Ruiz Arriola
  • Eric Swanson
  • Felipe Jose Llanes-Estrada
  • Francesco Giacosa
  • Georg Engel
  • Hannah Petersen
  • Helena de Fatima Nunes Casimiro dos Santos
  • Jose Pelaez
  • Jovan Milosevic
  • Lukasz Bibrzycki
  • Magdalena Malek
  • Marc Wagner
  • Marco Cardoso
  • Maria Elena Stramaglia
  • Maria Ruivo
  • Mario Schroeck
  • Markus Hopfer
  • Martin Kalinowski
  • Michal Praszalowicz
  • Michal Silarski
  • Miklos Zetenyi
  • Milan Vujinovic
  • Mykhailo Lisovyi
  • Natasa Raicevic
  • Olena Romanets
  • Paola Gianotti
  • Paolo Gauzzi
  • Pasi Huovinen
  • Pedro Bicudo
  • Peter Kovacs
  • Philipe Mota
  • Pol Bernard Gossiaux
  • Richard Williams
  • Robert Kaminski
  • Sanjin Benic
  • Sasa Prelovsek
  • Stanislaus Janowski
  • Stephan Stetina
  • Thomas Cohen
  • Thomas Wolkanowski
  • Tomas Brauner
  • Ulrich Wiedner
  • Valentina Mantovani Sarti
  • Valentina Rolando
  • Valentina Verduci
  • Veljko Dmitrasinovic
  • Wojciech Broniowski
  • Wolfgang Ochs
  • Ydalia Delgado Mercado
    • Arrival day
    • Breakfast
    • 1
      Opening Remarks
      Speaker: Organizers
    • 2
      Properties and composition of the f0(500) resonance
      Speaker: Jose R. Pelaez
    • 3
      Scalar mesons, pipi D-wave fotoproduction and threshold parameters - all from the Roy like dispersion relations
      Speaker: Robert KAMINSKI
    • 4
      Light Hadron Physics at KLOE and KLOE-2
      Speaker: Paolo GAUZZI
    • 10:15 AM
      Coffee break
    • 5
      Light quark masses in multi-quark interactions
      Speaker: Brigitte HILLER
    • 6
      Gauge Fixing in Lattice QCD on Multi-GPUs
      Speaker: Mario SCHROECK
    • 7
      Meson Spectroscopy at CLAS12
      Speaker: Andrea CELENTANO
    • 12:00 PM
    • 8
      The NICA project at JINR, Dubna
      Speaker: Alexander SORIN
    • 9
      The search for glueballs and hybrids
      Speaker: Ulrich WIEDNER
    • 5:20 PM
      Coffee break
    • 10
      Future plans an perspectives for hadronic physics at the INFN Frascati National Laboratory
      Speaker: Paola GIANOTTI
    • 11
      Hadronic contributions to the muon g-2
      Speaker: Richard WILLIAMS
    • 12
      Mesons in a Bethe-Salpeter approach in Rainbow-Ladder
      Speaker: Milan VUJINOVIC
    • 7:30 PM
    • 8:00 AM
    • 13
      Flow in p-Pb collisions at the LHC
      Speaker: Wojciech BRONIOWSKI
    • 14
      Quantifying initial state fluctuations in heavy ion collisions
      Speaker: Hannah PETERSEN
    • 15
      Latest QCD results from the ALICE experiment
      Speaker: Barbara GUERZONI
    • 10:15 AM
      Coffee break
    • 16
      Geometrical scaling in high energy collisions and its breaking
      Speaker: Michal PRASZALOWICZ
    • 17
      Particle Production at HERA
      Speaker: Mykhailo LISOVYI
    • 18
      Lattice QCD based equation of state at finite baryon density
      Speaker: Pasi HUOVINEN
    • 12:00 PM
    • 19
      A First Estimate of Triply Heavy Baryon Masses from the pNRQCD Perturbative Static Potential
      Speaker: Felipe LLANES-ESTRADA
    • 20
      Latest QCD results on p+p collisions from CMS
      Speaker: Bora ISILDAK
    • 5:20 PM
      Coffee break
    • 21
      Latest QCD results on Pb-Pb collisions from CMS
      Speaker: Jovan MILOSEVIC
    • 22
      Event-by-event fluctuations and the correlation between early and late emitted particles
      Speaker: Philipe MOTA
    • 23
      Tensor meson photoproduction on proton through the final state meson-meson interactions
      Speaker: Łukasz BIBRZYCKI
    • 7:30 PM
    • 8:00 AM
    • 24
      f0(1370) and spectroscopy with glueballs
      Speaker: Wolfgang OCHS
    • 25
      Scalar mesons and tetraquarks from twisted mass lattice QCD
      Speaker: Marc WAGNER
    • 26
      Meson vacuum phenomenology in a three-flavor linear sigma model with (axial-)vector mesons
      Speaker: Peter KOVACS
    • 10:15 AM
      Coffee break
    • 27
      Glueballs in the Bethe-Salpeter Formalism
      Speaker: Eric SWANSON
    • 28
      Study of the $K^+K^-$ final state interaction in proton -- proton and electron -- positron collisions
      Speaker: Michal SILARSKI
    • 29
      QCD with two light dynamical Chirally Improved quarks
      Speaker: Georg ENGEL
    • 12:00 PM
    • 30
      Quarkonia suppression in quark-gluon plasma
      Speaker: Pol Gossiaux
    • 31
      Hadron resonances from lattice QCD
      Speaker: Sasa PRELOVSEK
    • 5:20 PM
      Coffee break
    • 32
      Calculating the analytic structure of QFT Green's functions on GPUs
      Speaker: Andreas WINDISCH
    • 33
      Low mass scalar mesons in a simple effective model
      Speaker: Thomas WOLKANOWSKI
    • 34
      Phenomenology of the Scalar-Isoscalar Resonances $f_{0}(1370),$ $f_{0}(1500)$ and $f_{0}(1710)$
      Speaker: Stanislaus JANOWSKI
    • 7:30 PM
    • 8:00 AM
    • 35
      Center Symmetry and Confinement
      Speaker: Thomas COHEN
    • 36
      Differentiating between $\Delta$ and Y-string confinement: Can one see the difference in baryon spectra?
      Speaker: Veljko DMITRASINOVIC
    • 37
      Simulation of Gauge-Higgs models using the worm algorithm
      Speaker: Ydalia DELGADO MERCADO
    • 10:15 AM
      Coffee break
    • 38
      Restoration of axial symmetry at finite temperature and its connection with restoration of chiral symmetry and deconfinement
      Speaker: Maria RUIVO
    • 39
      Heavy Ion Jets Measured by ATLAS
      Speaker: Helena Santos
    • 40
      The role of the quark-gluon vertex in the QCD phase transition
      Speaker: Markus HOPFER
    • 12:00 PM
    • 41
      Eta' multiplicity and the Witten-Veneziano relation at finite temperature
      Speaker: Dubravko KLABUCAR
    • 42
      Inverse Magnetic Catalysis in dense matter
      Speaker: Andreas SCHMITT
    • 5:20 PM
      Coffee break
    • 43
      QCD-like theories under extreme conditions
      Speaker: Tomas BRAUNER
    • 44
      From field theory to superfluid hydrodynamics of dense quark matter
      Speaker: Stephan STETINA
    • 45
      Mesonic correlations in non-local NJL - status report
      Speaker: Sanjin BENIC
    • 7:30 PM
      Conference Dinner in Pivnica Bjelasnica
    • 8:00 AM
    • 46
      Development of the Bonn-Gatchina partial wave analysis method and search for parity partners
      Speaker: Andrey SARANTSEV
    • 47
      Excited Hadrons, Heavy Quarks and QCD thermodynamics
      Speaker: Enrique RUIZ ARRIOLA
    • 48
      Hadron Production in ISR and 2-photon annihilations at BABAR
      Speaker: Maria Elena STRAMAGLIA
    • 10:15 AM
      Coffee break
    • 49
      Nucleon excited states
      Speaker: Valentina VERDUCI
    • 50
      Odd parity dynamically generated baryon resonances with heavy flavor
      Speaker: Olena ROMANETS
    • 51
      Study of tetraquark system from meson-meson scattering with a color flip-flop model
      Speaker: Marco CARDOSO
    • 12:00 PM
    • 52
      Precision tests of QCD at HERA
      Speaker: Natasa RAICEVIC
    • 53
      Strange and charm meson masses from twisted mass lattice QCD
      Speaker: Martin KALINOWSKI
    • 5:20 PM
      Coffee break
    • 54
      Recent results on $\Upsilon(5S)$ decays at Belle
      Speaker: Elena SOLOVIEVA
    • 55
      Dilepton production in pion-nucleon collision
      Speaker: Miklos Zetenyi
    • 56
      Overview of physics at FAIR
      Speaker: Diana NICMORUS
    • Closing Remarks
      Convener: Organizers
    • 7:30 PM
    • Departure