Internal Seminars WS 14/15


Tue 31.03.2015 10:30 (MBP 026)

Presentation of the master thesis:

Antonia Adler (RWTH)

Soft effects in transverse spectra at hadron colliders

The focus of my Master's thesis is the soft function of the top-quark pair production process at small
transverse momentum. The soft function describes the soft interaction and is one ingredient of the factorized cross-section formula that is derived in the soft-collinear effective theory (SCET). I present a short introduction into
SCET and show the main steps of the derivation of the factorization formula for the process of interest. The NLO
soft function contains tricky integrals. I present a powerful method for the systematic calculation of the NLO soft
function. Within this method it is possible to perform the calculation up to higher orders in epsilon which offers
a prediction for one finite NNLO contribution. On top of that, the integration method I present can be used as a
starting point for the calculation of the NNLO soft function.


Tue 27.01.2015 18:00 (26C402)

Bachelor Thesis Presentation:

D. Steffens (RWTH)

Constraining Higher Dimensional Operators in an EFT approach using the gg → h → ZZ off-shell tail


Tue 16.12.2014 9:00 (26C402)

PhD Defense:

Oliver Dekkers (RWTH)

Antenna subtraction at NNLO


Mon 08.12.2014 18:00 (26C402)

Master Thesis Presentation:

Benedikt Marquardt (RWTH)

Indirect Dark Matter Signatures in Effective Field Theories including Electroweak Corrections


Tue 07.10.2014 8:45 (Hörsaal Physik)

Theory Day of Fachgruppe Physik at RWTH and FZ Jülich

Some of the institutes will present their reserach in 5 one-hour talks.

Time Speaker Title
8.45 Welcome  
9.00 Stefan Wessel Computational Solid State Physics
10.00 Herbert Schoeller Dynamics of open quantum systems
11.00 coffee break  
11.30 Michal Czakon Particle physics and the top quark
12.30 lunch  
14.00 Yuriy Mokrousov Real- and reciprocal-space Berry phases for electrical and thermal transport: insights from ab initio theory
15.00 coffee break  
15.30 David DiVincenzo Electromagnetics for Quantum Information: Black-Box Quantization, and the Hall-Effect Gyrator