2015 CAP Congress / Congrès de l'ACP 2015

Jun 13 – 19, 2015
University of Alberta
America/Edmonton timezone
Welcome to the 2015 CAP Congress! / Bienvenue au congrès de l'ACP 2015!

Status and Prospects for Theoretical Studies of B-meson Decays

Jun 18, 2015, 8:45 AM
30m
CCIS L1-029 (University of Alberta)

CCIS L1-029

University of Alberta

Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité Particle Physics / Physique des particules (PPD)

Speaker

Dr Bhubanjyoti Bhattacharya (University of Montreal)

Description

Physics beyond the Standard Model (BSM) affects low-energy processes such as meson decays through loop-suppressed contributions. Precision physics to separate loop-level corrections are therefore considered vital for the discovery of BSM physics at the intensity frontier. I will describe the current status of research in the field of $B$ decays, concentrating on its role in establishing the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa (CKM) paradigm, the theoretical difficulties in going beyond the CKM and how some of these problems may be overcome. The discussion will include the status and prospects of studying select meson-decay channels that may play a role in future discoveries of BSM physics.

Primary author

Dr Bhubanjyoti Bhattacharya (University of Montreal)

 Slides