• Jun 22 2012

    WITS Node Seminar: Dr W.A Horowitz (UCT)

    The National Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the Centre for Theoretical Physics, School of Physics, would like to invite you to its coming talk in the theory seminar series, entitled:

    Studying Hot Many Body QCD by Dr W. A. Horowitz (UCT)

    In physics we seek a quantitative description of Nature. The Standard Model provides an exceedingly successful framework for understanding the few-body physics of particles; however, we know that naive particle physics methods often fail to capture the interesting and highly non-trivial properties that emerge when many particles interact simultaneously. QCD is unique among the forces of nature in that it is both non-Abelian and its many body effects are experimentally accessible. In particular, facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) can probe the properties of hot many body QCD. I am excited to report some of the early physics conclusions we may draw from the first two years of data collection from LHC and the decade of dedicated research from RHIC.

    Date: Friday, 22th Junel 2012
    Venue: Frank Nabarro Lecture Theatre P216
    Time: 13.20 - 14.15

    For more information please contact: Kevin Goldstein at kevin.goldstein[at]wits.ac.za

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