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Add to Calendar 9/7/2018 12:00 pm 9/7/2018 America/Chicago High Energy Phenomenology Seminar: The Constructive Standard Model DESCRIPTION:

We will construct the complete set of minimal 3-point vertices for the massive Standard Model (SM) based purely on symmetry principles, mass dimension and high-energy behavior and without any recourse to field theory, gauge symmetries or Feynman rules. Because the gravitational vertices are no more challenging than any other vertices in this constructive method, we include them as well. We will also calculate the high-energy behavior of these vertices and compare with the well-known massless vertices, both as a check and as a way to pin down the normalization constants. We will also describe a potential way to determine the 4-point contact terms as a next step in this approach.

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Neil Christensen (Illinois State)

Loomis 464

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High Energy Phenomenology Seminar: The Constructive Standard Model

Speaker Neil Christensen (Illinois State)
Date: 9/7/2018
Time: 12 p.m.
Location:

Loomis 464

Event Contact: Lauren Pearce
lpearce@illinois.edu
Sponsor:

High Energy & Cosmo Theory

Event Type: Seminar/Symposium
 

We will construct the complete set of minimal 3-point vertices for the massive Standard Model (SM) based purely on symmetry principles, mass dimension and high-energy behavior and without any recourse to field theory, gauge symmetries or Feynman rules. Because the gravitational vertices are no more challenging than any other vertices in this constructive method, we include them as well. We will also calculate the high-energy behavior of these vertices and compare with the well-known massless vertices, both as a check and as a way to pin down the normalization constants. We will also describe a potential way to determine the 4-point contact terms as a next step in this approach.

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