XIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum

Organization: Saint Petersburg State University

Venue: Holiday Inn St. Petersburg-Moskovskye Vorota

Location: St Petersburg, Russian Federation

Event Date/Time: Sep 08, 2014 / 9:30 am - (GMT +3:00 hours) End Date/Time: Sep 12, 2014
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 01, 2014
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Conference Sections Section A: Vacuum Structure and Confinement

    Vacuum configurations (vortices, monopoles, calorons, … ) and other lower-dimensional structures in the QCD vacuum; QCD vacuum wave functionals; eigenmode spectrum of covariant (Dirac, Laplacian) operators, connection to confinement and topology; ghost/gluon propagators and confinement criteria; new analytic approaches to confinement; the chiral magnetic effect; numerical studies of the QCD string; renormalons and power corrections.     Conveners:     M. Faber (TU Vienna), D. Kharzeev (Stony Brook U.), V. Petrov (Petersburg NPI)

Focus Subsection:

applications of strongly interacting matter and chiral matter to material science.     Convener: D. Kharzeev (Stony Brook)

Section B: Light Quarks

    Chiral and soft collinear effective theories; sum rules; lattice; Schwinger-Dyson equations; masses of light quarks; light-quark loops; phenomenology of light-hadron form factors, spectra and decays; structure functions and generalized parton distributions; exotics and glueballs; experiments.     Conveners:     J. Goity (JLAB, Newport News), B. Ketzer (TU Muenchen), H. Sazdjian (IPN Orsay), A. Szczepaniak (Indiana U.), H. Wittig (JGU Mainz)

Section C: Heavy Quarks

    Heavy-light mesons, heavy quarkonia, heavy baryons, heavy exotics and related topics: phenomenology of spectra, decays, and production; effective theories for heavy quarks (HQET, NRQCD, pNRQCD, vNRQCD, SCET); sum rules for heavy hadrons; lattice calculations of heavy hadrons; heavy-quark masses determination; experiments.     Conveners:     G. Bodwin (Argonne NL), P. Pakhlov (ITEP, Moscow), J. Soto (U. Barcelona), A. Vairo (TU Muenchen)

Section D: Deconfinement

    QCD at finite temperature; quark-gluon plasma detection and characteristics; jet quenching; transportation coefficients; lattice QCD and phases of quark matter; QCD vacuum and strong fields; heavy-ion experiments.     Conveners:     C. Alton (Swansea U.), P. Arnold (U. Virginia), Y. Foka (GSI, Darmstadt), R. Venugopalan (Brookhaven NL)

Section E: QCD and New Physics

Physics beyond the Standard Model with hadronic physics precision experimental data and precision calculations.

    Conveners:     V. Cirigliano (Los Alamos NL), B. Golob (U. Ljubljana), H. W. Lin (U. Washington), J. Portoles (U. Valencia)

Section F: Nuclear and Astroparticle Physics

Nuclear matter; nuclear forces; quark matter; neutron and compact stars.     Conveners:     M. Alford (Washington U. in St.Louis), T. Cohen (U. Maryland), L. Fabbietti (TU Muenchen), A. Schmitt (TU Vienna)

Section G: Strongly Coupled Theories

    Hints on the confinement/deconfinement mechanisms from supersymmetric and string theories; strongly coupled theories beyond the Standard Model; applications of nonperturbative methods of QCD to other fields.     Conveners:     D. Espriu (U .Barcelona), E. Pallante (U. Groningen), F. Sannino (CP3-Origins), A. Yung (Petersburg NPI)



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