Probing fundamental physics with CMB spectral distortions

from Monday, 12 March 2018 (00:30) to Friday, 16 March 2018 (19:00)
CERN (503/1-001)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
12 Mar 2018
13 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
AM
09:30 --- Registration ---
10:00
Welcome and introductory talks (theory) (until 12:30) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:00 Welcome and introduction   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:10 Spectral Distortions at CERN: Getting the ball rolling - Marc Kamionkowski (Johns Hopkins University)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
11:10 --- Coffee ---
11:30 Two milestones in the life of the Universe: Last Scattering Surface and Black Body Photosphere, and an introduction to the theory of Spectral Distortions. - Rashid Sunyaev (MPA)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:00
Dissipation distortions (until 12:30) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:00 A New Window on Primordial Perturbations - Enrico Pajer (Utrecht University)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:50 --- Coffee ---
11:10 Exploring the early universe with CMB spectral distortions - Emanuela Dimastrogiovanni (Case Western Reserve University)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
12:00 Spectral distortions induced by dissipation of primordial magnetic fields - Kerstin Elena Kunze (University of Salamanca (ES))   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:00
Decaying particles and annihilations (until 12:00) (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
10:00 BSM expectations for late decaying particles - Subir Sarkar (University of Oxford (GB) and Niels Bohr Institute (DK) )   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
10:50 --- Coffee ---
11:10 Spectral distortions as a window beyond the WIMP paradigm - Pasquale Serpico (LAPTh - CNRS & Univ. Savoie (FR))   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
10:00
Foregrounds (until 12:00) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:00 Atmospheric effects in ground-based measurements of spectral distortions - Elia Battistelli (Sapienza University of Rome)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:25 Forecasting with foregrounds: searching for optimal spectral distortion mission configurations - Max Abitbol (Columbia University )   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:50 --- Coffee ---
11:10 Extracting anisotropic µ-type spectral distortions - Mathieu Remazeilles (University of Manchester)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
11:35 Differential FTS measurements of anisotropic spectral distortions: OLIMPO and future space missions - Silvia Masi (Dipartimento di Fisica, Sapienza Università di Roma)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:00
Exotic scenarios (axions/ strings...) (until 12:00) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:00 Bounds on Dark Matter annihilations from 21 cm data - Guido D'Amico (CERN)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
10:30 --- Coffee ---
11:00 Polarized spectral distortions of CMB from low mass ALPs - Suvodip Mukherjee (CCA, Flatiron Institute)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
11:30 CMB spectral distortions as a probe of DM-$\gamma$ and DM-$\nu$ interactions - James Diacoumis (University of New South Wales)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
PM
12:30 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Low-z distortions (until 15:30) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
14:00 Mapping Hot Gas in the Universe using the Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect - Eiichiro Komatsu (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
14:45 Taking the Universe's Temperature with CMB Spectral Distortions - James Colin Hill (Institute for Advanced Study)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
15:30 --- Coffee ---
16:00
Discussion (until 17:00) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
16:00 Discussion   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
18:00 --- Reception ---
12:30 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Non-Gaussianities (until 15:40) (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
14:00 Primordial non-Gaussianity with CMB spectral distortions: trispectrum and scale-dependence. - Michele Liguori (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Padova)   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
14:25 Probing anisotropic signatures from inflation with CMB spectral distortions - Nicola Bartolo (Physics and Astronomy Dept., "G. Galilei", University of Padova)   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
14:50 CMB spectroscopy for primordial non Gaussianity - Atsuhisa Ota (Tokyo Institute of Technology )   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
15:15 Constraints on the primordial power spectrum from $\mu$-distortions - Mr Giovanni Cabass (Physics Department and INFN, La Sapienza University of Rome)   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
15:40 --- Coffee ---
16:00
Discussion (until 17:00) (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
16:00 Discussion   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
12:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
CERN-TH Colloquium "Challenges for Large Scale Structure" (Matias Zaldarriaga) (until 15:00) (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
15:00 --- Coffee ---
15:30
Observations: ground and space based (until 17:15) (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
15:30 Fourier Transform Spectroscopy for CMB Spectral Distortions: the PIXIE example - Alan Kogut (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center)   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
15:55 APSERa: Towards developing a ground-based CMB spectral distortion detection experiment - Mayuri Sathyanarayana Rao (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab & Raman Research Institute )   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
16:20 Spectro-imaging of the polarised CMB - Jacques Delabrouille (CNRS)   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
16:45 What Next? - Joseph Silk (IAP)   (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
17:30
Discussion (until 18:30) (4/3-006 - TH Conference Room)
12:00 --- Lunch/ tour of CMS 12:20 - 14:00 ---
14:15
Dark Matter, Primordial Black Holes and the CMB (until 15:15) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
14:15 Probing dark matter with spectral distortions - Yacine Ali-Haimoud (New York University)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
14:45 Phenomenological signatures of Primordial Black Holes - Juan Garcia-Bellido (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
15:15 --- Coffee ---
15:30
Discussion (until 16:30) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
15:30 Discussion   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
16:30
CERN Colloquium "Hot gas in clusters of galaxies, cosmic microwave background radiation and cosmology" (Rashid Sunyaev) (until 17:30) (500/1-001 - Main Auditorium)
12:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Furture Endeavours + Panel discussion (until 16:00) (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
14:00 The COSMO experiment: towards spectral distortion measurements from the ground and from stratospheric balloons - Paolo de Bernardis   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
14:45 Panel Discussion   (503/1-001 - Council Chamber)
16:00 --- Coffee and farewell ---
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