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International workshop on CPT and Lorentz Symmetry in Field Theory

Europe/Lisbon
University of the Algarve

University of the Algarve

Faro, Portugal
Carlos Escobar, Jacob Noordmans (University of the Algarve / CENTRA) , Ralf Lehnert, Robertus Potting (University of the Algarve / Centra)
Description

The workshop CPT and Lorentz Symmetry in Field Theory will be held in Faro, Portugal, on July 6-7, 2017 and is organized by the University of the Algarve and CENTRA. The workshop is directed at theoretical physicists interested in issues related to CPT and Lorentz symmetry in Quantum Field Theory and Gravity. We intend to create an environment conducive to discussion of recent work and to the exchange of ideas.

Expected topics include theoretical and phenomenological aspects of departures from CPT and Lorentz symmetry, involving:

  • Classical and quantum field theory, gravitation, particle physics
  • Phenomenology at the level of the Standard Model, General Relativity, and beyond
  • Origins and mechanisms for departures from Lorentz and/or CPT symmetry
  • Mathematical foundations, Finsler geometry

The program is expected to consist of review talks and of contributed talks, with ample time for discussion.

The number of participants is limited.

 

The workshop is supported by:





 

    (project number: UID/FIS/00099/2013)
  • Thursday, July 6
    • 8:45 AM 9:15 AM
      Registration 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 9:15 AM 9:30 AM
      Welcome 15m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM
      Lorentz Symmetry Breaking and Causality 30m
      Speaker: Ian Drummond
    • 9:30 AM 10:30 AM
      Session 1 1h Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      • Lorentz Symmetry Breaking and Causality 30m
        Speaker: Ian Drummond
      • t.b.a. 30m
        Speaker: Don Colladay
      • t.b.a. 30m
        Speaker: Diego Blas
    • 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Horava gravity: motivation and status 30m
      Speaker: Diego Blas
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Coffee break 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      On an anomalous origin of Lorentz and CPT violation 30m
      Speaker: Frans Klinkhamer
    • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
      Session 2 1h 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 11:30 AM 12:00 PM
      Gravity Lorentz Violation and Effective Field Theory 30m
      Speaker: Jay Tasson
    • 12:00 PM 12:30 PM
      Structural aspects of Lorentz-violating quantum field theory 30m
      Speaker: Mauro Cambiaso
    • 12:30 PM 2:30 PM
      Lunch break 2h TBA

      TBA

    • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Matter-antimatter asymmetry in the Universe via string-inspired CPT Violation at early eras 30m
      Speaker: Nikolaos Mavromatos
    • 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Session 3 1h 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Inflation with a massive vector field nonminimally coupled to gravity 30m
      Speaker: Jorge Páramos
    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Constraining Lorentz Violation in Electroweak Physics 30m
      Speaker: Ralf Lehnert
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      Coffee break 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Electroweak standard model with very special relativity 30m
      Speaker: Jorge Alfaro
    • 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
      Session 4 1h Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
      Casimir effect within the Standard Model Extension framework 30m
      Speaker: Carlos Escobar
    • 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
      Social: Cocktail 2h TBA

      TBA

    • 9:30 AM 10:00 AM
      Quantization of space-like states in CPT-violating theories 30m
      Speaker: Don Colladay
    • 9:30 AM 10:30 AM
      Session 5 1h Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Symmetries in models containing non-Hermitian mass terms 30m
      Speaker: Jean Alexandre
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Coffee break 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      Nambu models and their generalization 30m
      Speaker: Luís Urrutia
    • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
      Session 6 1h 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 11:30 AM 12:00 PM
      Utilizing Lorentz violation Method to Constrain Nonmetricity 30m
      Speaker: Zhi Xiao
    • 12:00 PM 12:30 PM
      Horava Gravity in 2+1 Dimensions 30m
      Speaker: Kevin Grosvenor
    • 12:30 PM 2:30 PM
      Lunch break 2h TBA

      TBA

    • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Recent developments on Phase-Space Noncommutative Quantum Mechanics 30m
      Speaker: Orfeu Bertolami
    • 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Session 7 1h 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Lorentz symmetry violation with higher-order operators 30m
      Speaker: Carlos Reyes
    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Vacuum Cherenkov radiation for Lorentz-violating fermions 30m
      Speaker: Marco Schreck
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      Coffee break 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Proposing and Constraining Lorentz-violating and CPT-odd nonminimal couplings in the Electroweak sector 30m
      Speaker: Manoel Ferreira
    • 4:30 PM 6:00 PM
      Session 8 1h 30m Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

      Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve (EHTA)

    • 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
      Tests of Lorentz and CPT symmetry with hadrons and nuclei 30m
      Speaker: Jacob Noordmans
    • 5:30 PM 6:00 PM
      Cherenkov-like emisssion of weak gauge bosons in the SME 30m
      Speaker: Robertus Potting