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Expertise: Particle Physics

Mr Murrough Landon
I am an expert in applied and experimental particle physics. Current and past projects include The ATLAS Experiment and the search for the Higgs Particle at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, Geneva. Other interests include the H1 Experiment; electroweak interactions between quarks and leptons; search for new phenomena, for example the hypothetical leptoquarks.

Prof David Berman
My main research interests are in M-theory, the nonperturbative version of string theory. The extended objects in M-theory are membranes and five-branes. They are related to strings and D-branes in string theory via dimensional reduction. Over the last few years my research has been devoted to understanding the interactions of these branes. Mainly this is through studying how membranes end on fivebranes. My other interests over the years have been varied and include: Holography and the AdS/CFT coresspondence; noncommutative geometry; and S-duality in gauge theories. Recently I have been interested in backgrounds to string theory that are intrinsically stringy in origin and not just solutions to supergravity; these go by the name of T-folds.

Prof Andreas Brandhuber
My main research interests are centered around string theory, gravity, gauge theories and their interrelations. In the last years my research has been devoted to exploring theoretical scenarios where the interplay between string and field theory has proved to be particularly fruitful and productive.

Dr Adrian Bevan
My main research in particle physics tries to understand the small differences between matter and antimatter, and how that relates to the universe we live in today.I primarily work on the BaBar experiment at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, where I measure CP violation in the decay of beauty mesons.  I am also interested in a next generation experiment called SuperB which is proposed to be built in Italy, and the neutrino experiment T2K in Japan. Some kind of new particle physics or astrophysics is required to explain how the equal amounts of matter and antimatter created in the Big Bang evolved into our matter dominated universe. The aim of my research is working toward a better understanding of how this happened.

Dr Jonathan Hays
I am interested in the origins of the masses of the fundamental particles. I have been involved in the search for the Higgs boson in its incarnation within the Standard Model and in a number of supersymmetric models. I was an important contributor to the continuing search for the standard model Higgs boson for the CMS experiment at the LHC at CERN, working on the key channel where the Higgs boson decays to two photons. This culminated in the discovery of a Higgs-like boson in July 2012. My work in Higgs physics now continues on the ATLAS experiment where I am interested in measuring the physical properties of the new boson and how it interacts with the other fundamental particles.

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