US ATLAS Hadronic Final State Forum: Joint Theory/Experiment Open Session

308 (Gleacher Center)


Gleacher Center

450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA
Ariel Gustavo Schwartzman (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) , David Miller (University of Chicago (US)) , Michael Begel (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) , Peter Loch (University of Arizona (US))
This is the Joint Theory/Experiment Open Session of the annual US ATLAS Hadronic Final State Forum meeting. This session features summary talks on recent experimental results from ATLAS and CMS in the morning, as well as selected topical talks from both experiments on the issues and advancements in the use and tagging of objects in hadronic final states. In the afternoon we have overview talks from theory concerning expectations for new physics from LHC and modern jet findings, in addition to selected topical talks on heavy flavor, massive hadronic particles, and even the Higgs.
    • 09:00 09:30

      Introduction to the format of the workshop, practical information related to lunches and social activities, etc.

    • 09:30 11:45
      Experimental and theoretical results in hadronic final state physics

      This session will cover the recent experimental and theoretical progress in utilizing hadronic final states, as well as the results from some of the most recent searches for new physics using complex tagging tools.

      Conveners: Michael Begel (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) , Peter Loch (University of Arizona (US))
      • 09:40
        CMS measurements of jet structure and properties 30m
        Speaker: Kalanand Mishra (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))
      • 10:20
        ATLAS measurements of jet structure and properties in QCD and electroweak processes 30m
        Speaker: David Miller (University of Chicago (US))
      • 11:00
        MC advances and status of calculations of high multiplicity final states and jet substructure 30m
        Speaker: Walter Giele
    • 11:45 13:00
      Lunch 1h 15m

      Nearby lunch options include the cafeteria downstairs, the dining room upstairs, and nearby cafes.

    • 13:00 15:00
      Tagging techniques in new physics scenarios

      This session will focus on the application of hadronic final state tagging techniques in the search for new physics. Searches for SUSY, exotics, and heavy flavor-rich final states and the impact of tagging performance will be emphasized.

      Convener: Ariel Gustavo Schwartzman (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))
      • 13:10
        ATLAS+CMS Exotics and SUSY searches in hadronic final states 30m
        Speaker: Antonio Boveia (University of Chicago (US))
      • 13:50
        Phenomenology of hadronic final state tagging using boosted objects and color-flow 30m
        Speaker: Brian Shuve (P)
      • 14:30
        Boosted object tagging in Higgs, exotics, and other hadronic final state searches 30m
        Speaker: Nhan Viet Tran (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))
    • 15:00 15:30
      Tea, coffee, and snacks 30m
    • 15:30 17:00
      New ideas for hadronic final state tagging

      This session will cover new ideas and approaches for tagging hadronic final state physics. Both new physics, and new approaches to isolating the hadronic decay modes of Standard Model particles, are to be discussed.

      Convener: David Miller (University of Chicago (US))
      • 15:40
        ISR and quark/gluon tagging 30m
        Speaker: LianTao Wang (University of Chicago)
      • 16:20
        Use of multi-variate techniques and multiple tagging algorithms 30m
        Speaker: Matthew Schwartz (Harvard University)
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