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Department News and Colloquium

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium at CSU Long Beach



Is the Higgs

Elementary or Composite?




Daniel Nogradi

Eotvos University

February 27, 2017
Note: Time: 11:15am
Refreshments at 10:45am

The 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider completed the experimental search for the Standard Model of particle physics. There are however still open problems with the Standard Model which did not get resolved by the discovery itself. One of these, the fine tuning problem or naturalness problem, may be resolved if the Higgs boson is a composite particle and not elementary. In the talk I will review recent results from non-perturbative lattice simulations of a particular beyond Standard Model theory which does feature a light composite Higgs boson.














All Physics students & faculty should attend!



See the colloquium schedule and its archive of previous talks

Colloquia are scheduled to start Mondays at 11:15am sharp in Peterson Hall 2, Room 126 (PH2-126). Refreshments are served from 10:45am to 11:05am in Room HSCI-224 (next to the department office) and everyone is invited to mingle with faculty and students!

Coordinator:

For information and suggestions about the colloquium please contact the colloquium coordinator:
Prof. Prashanth Jaikumar, Phone: 562-985-5592, Email: prashanth.jaikumar@csulb.edu

Directions to Campus

  • Access to Campus
  • Campus Maps
  • Parking on campus: contact the coordinator of the colloquium. If not reachable, call the department office (562) 985-7925. If none of these are available at the time you need information, call (562) 985-4146 or go to the drive-through information booth at the main campus entrance (on Beach Drive, near the crossing to Bellflower).
  • Walk (or ask for a ride on an on-campus shuttle) to the department office: Hall of Sciences, Room 220 (HSCI-220). The coordinator will provide the necessary informations.
  • Any question or problem: call the colloquium coordinator or the department office (562) 985-7925.

Colloquia Sponsors:

We acknowledge with gratitude donations and support from the following present sponsors:

  • H.E. and H.B. Miller and Family Endowment
  • Benjamin Carter
  • The American Physical Society
  • Anonymous

We also acknowledge with gratitude our past donors: The Forty-Niner Shops, Inc., The Northrop Grumman Foundation, Sandra Dana, Anonymous.

If you wish to support the Colloquium, please contact the colloquium coordinator or the department chair. Thank you!

Colloquia Schedule

Academic Year 2016-2017

Date Title Speaker and Affiliation
August 29 Meet & Mix CSULB Faculty and Staff Faculty and Staff