Colloquia Archive 2016


The KPZ storySatya MAJUMDAR

The celebrated KPZ equation (Kardar, Parisi, Zhang, 1986) is an important milestone in statistical physics, originally introduced to describe the late time dynamics in various growth models. Over the last ...


Precision Studies of the HiggsGiulia ZANDERIGHI

This talk recalls the generation of mass in the Standard Model by illustrating the mechanism of electroweak symmetry via the Higgs field. It then reviews the history of the discovery ...


A top (quark) storyMartin BENEKE

The top quark, discovered 20 years ago, is now copiously produced at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, which allows detailed studies and interpretations of its properties. It remains the heaviest ...