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Author International Symposium on Particles, Strings, and Cosmology (7th : 1999 : Lake Tahoe, Calif.)

Title Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium Particles, Strings and Cosmology : PASCOS 99, Lake Tahoe, California, 10-16 December 1999 / editors, Kingman Cheung, John F. Gunion, Stephen Mrenna
Published Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, [2000]
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Contents Strings, branes and theoretical particle physics. Plenary talks. On realistic brane worlds from type I strings / Fernando Quevedo (DAMTP) -- Gravity is noise / Vipul Periwal (Princeton University) -- Limits on the size of extra-dimensions / I. Antoniadis (Centre de Physique Theoretique, Ecole Poly technique) -- Some reflections on moduli, their stabilization and cosmology / Michael Dine (UC Santa Cruz) -- New directions for new dimensions: from strings to neutrinos to axions to / Keith R. Dienes (CERN and University of Arizona) -- Kaluza-Klein black holes in string theory / Finn Larsen (Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago) -- Cosmology of brane models / Csaba Csaki (Los Alamos National Laboratory) -- Entropy bounds, holography and generalized second law in cosmology / Ram Brustein (Ben-Gurion University, Israel) -- Excision of 'repulsion' singularities: a spacetime result and its gauge theory analogue / Amanda W. Peet (ITP, UC Santa Barbara) -- The complementarity of the Tevatron and LHC for testing the MSSM through SM-Like Higgs boson searches / S. Mrenna (UC Davis) -- The general soft supersymmetry breaking Lagrangian and the origins of CP violation / Gordon Kane (University of Michigan) -- Parallel talks. Phenomenological survey of a minimal superstring standard model / Gerald B. Cleaver (Texas A & M University) -- Duality, equivalence, mass and the quest for the vacuum / Alon E. Faraggi (University of Minnesota) -- Supersymmetry breaking through transparent extra dimensions (A.K.A. Gaugino Mediation) / Graham D. Kribs (Carnegie Mellon University) -- On standard model Higgs and superstring theories / Afsar Abbas (Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India) -- Effective cosmological constants from supergravity / C. Grojean (UC Berkeley and LBNL)
Could a lepton be the zee boson? / Otto C.W. Kong (Academia Sinica) -- Angular distributions in Higgs decays / R.E. Allen (Texas A & M University) -- Early universe physics: particles and large scale structure. Plenary talks. Signatures of non-baryonic dark matter / Joseph Silk (University of Oxford) -- Galaxy cluster baryon fractions, cluster surveys and cosmology / Joseph J . Mohr (University of Chicago) -- Observational and theoretical constraints on [symbol]matter / Joel R. Primack (UC Santa Cruz) -- The sloan digital sky survey: early science results / Joshua A. Frieman (Fermilab) -- CMB anistropies: status and boomerang / J .E. Ruhl (UC Santa Barbara) -- Parallel talks. Leptogenesis in inflationary universe / T. Asaka (University of Tokyo) -- Global string evolution and axion emission / Masahide Yamaguchi (University of Tokyo) -- Extra dimensions and the horizon problem / Daniel J .H. Chung (University of Michigan) -- Q-ball formation and its properties / S. Kasuya (Ochanomizu University) -- Supersymmetric electroweak baryogenesis and CP violation / Michal Brhlik (University of Michigan) -- Bubbles from dark energy? / Jochen Weller (University of California, Davis) -- Cosmic magnetic fields from particle physics / Ola Tornkvist (DAMTP, University of Cambridge) -- What can galaxy cluster evolution tell us about the universe / James Robinson (UC Berkeley) -- The CMB success of adiabatic CDM / Lloyd Knox (University of Chicago) -- Evidence for compact dark matter in galactic halos / Afsar Abbas (Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India) -- A sterile neutrino neeed for heavy-element nucleosynthesis / David O. Caldwell (UC Santa Barbara) -- Pixel microlensing dark matter searches / Edward Ao Baltz (UC Berkeley) -- The small-scale velocity dispersion and future redshift surveys / J.E. Baker (UC Berkeley) -- Neutrinos, dark matter, cosmic rays, gamma ray bursts. Plenary Talks. High energy neutrino astronomy: PASCOS 99 / Francis Halzen (University of Wisconsin) -- Accelerator neutrino oscillation experiments / Andrew O. Bazarko (Princeton University) -- Gamma-ray bursts / Eli Waxman (Weizmann Institute of Science) -- Overview of neutrino oscillation physics / V. Barger (University of Wisconsin) -- Solar and atmospheric neutrinos / Takaaki Kajita (University of Tokyo) -- Neutralinos as dark matter / Toby Falk (University of Wisconsin) -- Experimental searches for dark matter / Daniel A. Bauer (UC Santa Barbara) -- Parallel talks. Mirror dark matter / R.N. Mohapatra (University of Maryland)
Unitarity constraints on neutrino mass and mixings / A.B. Balantekin (Max-Planck-Inst. fur Kernphysik and Wisconsin) -- Neutrino oscillations and elementarity in leptonic matter / Subhash Rajpoot (California State University, Long Beach) -- Hierarchical Majorana scales in the seesaw model / Guo-Hong Wu (University of Oregon) -- Cosmic ray antiprotons / Dallas C. Kennedy (University of Florida) -- Leptogenesis and the small-angle MSW solution / Haim Goldberg (Northeastern University) -- Particle accelerator experiment. Plenary talks. Latest results from HERA / A. Mehta (University of Liverpool) -- Lastest results from LEP / Gary Taylor (UC Santa Cruz) -- New physics at run II and new limits from run I at D[symbol] / P. Van Gemmeren (Fermilab) -- New physics with CDF in run I and run II / Andrei Nomerotski (University of Florida) -- Progress in X-band linear collider program / Raymond E. Frey (University of Oregon) -- Muon collider status / Panagiotis Spentzouris (Fermilab) -- Parallel talks. Measurement of the strange quark forward-backward asymmetry around the [symbol] peak / E. Boudinov (NIKHEF, The Netherlands) -- A measurement of [symbol] hadronic branching fractions and [symbol] polarisation at delphi / M.E. Pol (Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas) -- B-physics at LEP, SLD and CDF / V. Canale (Univ. di Napoli and INFN, Roma Tor Vergata) -- Search for SUSY particles in nearly mass-degenerate scenarios with the delphi detector at LEP2 / A. Perrotta (INFN, sezione di Bologna) -- Some studies of the T-lepton with data from the delphi detector / B. Stugu (University of Bergen) -- Topics in [symbol] physics measurements with delphi / B. Golob (CERN) -- Exotic searches in delphi at LEP / M. Espirito Santo (CERN) -- Higgs boson searches at LEP up to [symbol] = 202 Ge V / Andre Sopczak (Karlsruhe University) -- Search for high mass resonances at HERA / Stefano Dusini (Univ. degli Studi di Padova and INFN, Padova) -- MSSM Higgs searches using T decay modes at CMS / E. Meschi (CERN) -- A novel approach for measuring the beta-neutrino angular correlation in nuclear beta decay / M. Beck (Kathiolieke Universiteit, Leuven) -- Electroweak results from SLC/ SLD / Raymond E. Frey (University of Oregon)
Summary The PASCOS (International Symposium on Particles, Strings and Cosmology) series brings together the leading experts and most active young researchers in the closely related fields of elementary particle physics, string theory and cosmology/astrophysics. These areas of research have become increasingly intertwined in recent years, each having direct impact on the others. In particular, there has been a dramatic expansion of ideas from particle theory and string theory that have vast impact on cosmology, especially our picture of the early universe and its evolution. Correspondingly, the proliferation of data regarding the early universe, and its increasing precision, has begun to strongly constrain the theoretical models. Meanwhile, observations of neutrino oscillations and cosmic ray excesses, and limits on new physics from colliders and other particle experiments, as well as the resulting restrictions on theoretical and phenomenological modeling, are becoming ever stronger. During PASCOS99, it became clear that the long-awaited era of convergence of these fields is truly at hand. The proceedings of PASCOS 99 reflect the accelerating overlap and convergence of the fields of elementary particles physics, string theory and cosmology/astrophysics. Plenary reviews by leading figures in these fields provide perspectives on these interrelationships and up-to-the-minute summaries of recent progress in the various areas. Parallel talk summaries focus on many of the topics within each field of greatest current interest and activity. Both the plenary and parallel writeups are designed to be descriptive in nature and avoid being overly technical. As a result, the volume can serve as a useful reference for students and professionals in all three fields. Careful referencing allows further pursuit of a given topic. Overall, the proceedings are unique in that they not only bring together in a single volume comprehensive overview of the great progress being made in all three of these very exciting fields, but also provide a snapshot of how particles, strings and cosmology are increasingly impacting one another
Notes "The 7th International Symposium on Particles, Strings and Cosmology (PASCOS 99) was hosted by the University of California at Davis Physics Department at Granlibakken, North Lake Tahoe from December 10 to December 16"--Preface
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Subject Cosmology -- Congresses.
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Congresses.
Relativistic astrophysics -- Congresses.
String models -- Congresses.
Supersymmetry -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Cheung, Kingman
Guion, J. F. (John Francis), 1943-
Mrenna, Stephen
ISBN 9789812792433 (electronic bk.)
9812792430 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Particles, strings, and cosmology
PASCOS 99
Proceedings of the seventh international symposium particles, strings and cosmology