We study the strong interaction at low and medium energies. Our activities focus on the theoretical interpretation of the experiments at MAMI and at other accelerator facilities. Beside analytical methods like effective field theories and dispersion theory numerical simulations of Quantum Chromodynamics on the lattice are applied.

Physikalisches Kolloquium
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Am 11. Juli 2017 spricht um 16.15h im Hörsaal des Instituts für Kernphysik
Prof. Dr. Sarah Jones zum Thema

Seamless Prediction of the Earth System: from minutes to months

The provision of accurate forecasts and warnings of high impact weather systems depends on the ability to predict the complex interaction of weather systems and their underlying physical processes on time scales from minutes to months and space scales from less than a kilometer to the planetary scale. This paradigm has become known in the international community as seamless prediction. In this framework, observations, numerical weather and climate prediction models, as well as research to advance our knowledge and understanding of the physical processes involved attempt to span the scales of interest in a seamless manner. More recently the concept of  seamless prediction has been expanded to include linking the science to the users of meteorological information as well as taking into account chemical and aerosol processes in the atmosphere. In this presentation we will look at some of the key elements in the seamless prediction problem and discuss the implications for operational needs and future research priorities both in the national context as well as for the World Weather Research Programme of the World Meteorological Organisation ...

Dr. Oleksandr Tomalak receives award at DIES ACADEMICUS
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As a part of the annual DIES ACADEMICUS held on May 31, 2017 Dr. Oleksandr Tomalak was presented a Department of Physics, Mathematics and Information Technology Award for his outstanding dissertion titled Two-photon exchange corrections in elastic lepton-proton scattering.  ... 

29.08.2017 - 01.09.2017
SFB School 2017
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The SFB 1044 "The Low-Energy Frontier of the Standard Model" will hold its annual Summer School at the Hotel Ebertor in Boppard from 29 August to 01 September 2017. Invited lecturer Adam Szczepaniak (Indiana U) will speak about Partial Wave Analysis and all that. A lecturer on experimental physics is to be announced. The program will also include contributions from members of the SFB (graduate students, postdocs). Registration is now open until 30 June 2017.  ... 

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Die Masterarbeit Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie und Gravitomagnetismus von Mark Popenco ist im BestMasters-Programm bei Springer Spektrum erschienen.  ... 

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Die Masterarbeit Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie und Gravitationswellen von Jonas Pohl ist im BestMasters-Programm bei Springer Spektrum erschienen.  ... 

Award for Bachelor thesis

Antonia Berger received an Award of Excellence for her Bachelor Thesis Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie mit einer Weiterbildung für Lehrkräfte. The thesis was supervised by Prof. Dr. Stefan Scherer.

18.09.2016 - 23.09.2016
Summer School 2016 of the Graduate School "Symmetry Breaking"
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The third international summer school of the Graduate School "Symmetry Breaking in Fundamental Interactions" and the excellence cluster PRISMA took place on Frauenchiemsee in Bavaria/Germany from September 18 to 23, 2016. World-leading physicists presented lectures and topical talks in the fields of Higgs and Beyond the Standard Model Physics, Collider/LHC Physics, Effective Theories, Lattice QCD, Mathematical Physics, and Cosmology.  ... 

04.04.2016 - 07.04.2016
Workshop "New Vistas in Low-Energy Precision Physics (LEPP)"
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The aim of this workshop is to discuss the physics opportunities at MESA, especially the opportunities given at the internal target experiment MAGIX. At MAGIX, the combination of a windowless target in combination with a high-intensity energy-recovering electron beam opens the avenue for new precision measurements in the fields of nuclear, hadron, and particle physics.  ...