Meetings/Workshops on High Energy Physics, Particles and Fields in Spain
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VICQG — VI Cosmology and the Quantum Vacuum
05 Mar 2020 - 08 Mar 2020 • Barcelona, Spain
The focus of this workshop will be on different aspects of modern theoretical cosmology, the challenges of the theory being consistent with experimental data, and the unavoidable connection of cosmological models with the quantum nature of the vacuum. A basic question in modern cosmology is: why we do not see vacuum fluctuations at cosmological scale? In addition, should the singularities of cosmological theories be treated as necessary ingredients of the classical theory or should them be considered as indicators of an underlying quantum theory, yet to be discovered? We aim to bring along to this workshop all the leading scientists working on those problems and discuss state of the art results on the above, strongly interdependent, areas of fundamental physics. The workshop will hence cover topics related to modified theories of gravity, theories of dark energy and inflation, the description of the universe’s evolution according to these theories and the incipient but compulsory modification of those within the theoretical frameworks of quantum gravity, including loop quantum cosmology, an elegant theory providing up to date a singularity free cosmological evolution. Describing and understanding the quantum vacuum is always a challenge to all these theories, as is also the comprehension of the main manifestation available of the quantum vacuum at nanometric scales, namely the Casimir effect (e.g., when confronted with van der Waals forces).
Cosmological models ; Modified gravities ; f(R) theories ; Quantum Gravity ; Quantum vacuum and the Casimir Effect ; Mathematical physics techniques
DREB2020 — 11th International Conference on Direct Reactions with Exotic Beams
28 Jun 2020 - 03 Jul 2020 • Santiago de Compostela, Spain
The scientific program will be devoted to the latest experimental and theoretical research and developments in nuclear reactions with exotic nuclei.
Spectroscopy of exotic nuclei, such as drip-line and unbound nuclei- Shell structure and its evolution- Bulk properties and collective excitations - Nuclear astrophysics- Nuclear force- Advances in direct reaction theory- New instrumentation for direct reaction studies
Baryons-2020 — International Conference on the Structure of Baryons
22 Sep 2020 - 25 Sep 2020 • Seville, Spain
Pablo de Olavide University, Seville; University of Seville; and University of Huelva
This conference series began in 1970 at Duke University. The Seville meeting follows the successful events in Glasgow (2013) and Tallahassee (2016); and canvass similar themes. It will highlight the physics of baryons and related subjects in astro-, nuclear- and particle-physics, developing our understanding of the spectrum, structure and reactions of baryons using all available tools. Particular emphasis will be placed on elucidating the role of confinement and emergent mass, key non-perturbative phenomena within the Standard Model. Recent developments at existing facilities and those anticipated from the next-generation will also be showcased.
Spectroscopy of Light / Heavy Flavor Hadrons, Structure of Hadrons, Recent Approaches to Non-Perturbative QCD, Exotic Baryons, Hadrons at Finite Density and Temperature, Electromagnetic and Weak Interactions, Hadron-Hadron Interactions, New Facilities and Instrumentation.
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Last updated: 12 November 2019