QuarkNet/LIGO Workshop

University of Mississippi
Department of Physics and Astronomy
JUNE 23-25, 2008

Monday June 23
Morning

8:00 - 9:00 AM (Tutoring - Room 104 Lewis Hall) Registration
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM Introduction
   
Particle Journey Dr. Cremaldi
Fermilab and the Top Quark Dr. Quinn
   
Lunch at Johnson Commons  

Afternoon
1:00 pm - LHC and Analysis of Higgs and Black Hole Events
(Physics Labs Room 103A/B)

CMS Detector and the Higgs Discovery  
Particle Physics Detectors TK, ECAL, HCAL, Muons — Dr. Kroeger
Higgs Decay Software Peter Sonnek
Dark Matter Activity with Teachers Ken Wester
   
2:00 PM Master Class for Teachers (Part I)
(Room 228 Lewis Hall)
Ken Cesire

Tuesday June 24
Morning

  9:00 AM University Welcome  
  9:30 AM Neutrinos and the Sun Dr. Summers
10:00 AM Analysis of Higgs and Black Hole Events (Physics Labs Room 103A/B)  
11:00 AM Master Class for Teachers
(Part II , Room 228 Lewis Hall )
 
   
Lunch (Room 101 Lewis Hall)  

Afternoon

1:00 PM — Cloud Chambers and Cosmic Ray Detectors ( Optics Lab Room )
 
Evening — Evening Astronomy

Wednesday June 25
Morning

9:00 - 11:00 AM Gravity and LIGO (Room 101)  
LIGO Dr. Cavaglià
Interferometer  
   
11:00 AM — Reports on Data Analysis & wrap-up

 

Working Group - 1 Grace Christian HS Higgs → γγ
Working Group - 2 Oxford HS Higgs → 4 e
Working Group - 3 Lafayette HS Higgs → 2 e, 2 μ
Working Group - 4 MS Math Science HS Higgs → 4 jet
Working Group - 5 North Delta HS Higgs → 2 leptons + 2 jets
Working Group - 6 Ridgeland HS bh → 4 leptons

12:00 Wrap-up


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