wednesday 10h30-12h00 Laboratoire Rene-Levesque (Universite de
Montreal) room L-104 (ground floor)
thursday 10h30-12h00 and 13h30-15h00 Rutherford building (McGill)
room 326 (third floor)
The talk will be given by Thomas Gregoire (PHD student of N.
Arkani-Hamed). Here is the contents:
1. Introduction and motivations:
a) Effective field theories
b) Hierarchy problem
c) Field theories in extra-dimension:
Kaluza-Klein decomposition
d) Derivation of Newton's constant in
theories with extra-dimension
2. ADD model (large extra dimension)
a) The model
b) A new approach to the hierarchy problem
c) Consequences and constraints:
-table top gravity experiments
-supernovea cooling
-cosmology
d) Phenomenology at e+e- and hadron colliders
3. Problems of ADD and their solutions:
a) Proton stability
b) Flavour changing neutral current
c) Neutrino masses
d) Raduis stabilization
4. Rs Model (Randall-Sundrum)
a) RS II: an alternative to compactification
b) RS I : solution to the hierarchy problem
c) Phenomenology
All the talks will be given in english.
See you!