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Precise beta decay calculations for searches for new physics


Ines Campo
+39 0461 314721
Monday, 8 April, 2019 - 08:00 to Friday, 12 April, 2019 - 14:00
ECT* meeting room

Worldwide, several experiments are searching for physics beyond the Standard Model (BSM) by performing precision measurements of nuclear beta decay. These experiments aim at 0.1% precision, and will have comparable control over systematic uncertainties. Next generation experiments will surpass LHC constraints on models of BSM physics. In order to achieve the full potential of such experiments we need a Standard-Model prediction of the
pertinent beta-decay observables of comparable accuracy. This involves consideration of corrections that have not previously been thoroughly investigated, e.g., the effect of the nuclear finite size on Coulomb interactions, radiative corrections to beta decay, recoil corrections, etc. For many of these an accurate result requires forefront nuclear-structure calculations. There is presently no coherent theoretical effort directed towards this goal. This workshop will be a first step in that direction.

Registration period: 
21 Jan 2019 to 18 Mar 2019
Eventbrite registration: 
Registration closed 19/03/2019.


Doron Gazit Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Alejandro Garcia University of Washington
Daniel Phillips Ohio University


Last nameFirst nameInstitutionCountry of Institution
AcharyaBijayaJohannes Gutenberg University of MainzGermany
AndoShung-IchiSunmoon UniversityRepublic of Korea
BaccaSoniaJohannes Gutenberg UniversityGermany
CiriglianoVincenzoLos Alamos National Laboratory United States
DeleonHillaHebrew University of JerusalemIsrael
EngelJonathanUniversity of North CarolinaUSA
ForssénChristianChalmers University of TechnologySweden
GandolfiStefanoLos Alamos National LaboratoryUS
GarciaAlejandroUniversity of WashingtonUS
GazitDoronHebrew University of JerusalemIsrael
Glick-MagidAyalaThe Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael
GorshteynMikhailMainz UniversityGermany
HayenLeendertKU LeuvenBelgium
MelconianDanCyclotron Institute, Texas A&M UniversityUSA
MenendezJavierCenter for Nuclear StudyJapan
Naviliat-CuncicOscarMichigan State UniversityUSA
NițescuOvidiu VasileHoria Hulubei National Institute for Research and Development in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH)Romania
PhillipsDanielOhio University and TU Darmstadt and GSIUSA and Germany
PlatterLucasUniversity of Tennessee, KnoxvilleUSA
Ramsey-MusolfMichaelUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstUSA
RonGuyHebrew University of JerusalemIsrael
SchwenkAchimTU DarmstadtGermany
SengChien YeahUniversität BonnGermany
YoungAlbertNorth Carolina State UniversityUSA
ZhangXilinOhio State UnivesityUSA