# Research Areas in Theoretical Particle Physics

Faculty, postdocs, and graduate students in the Department are actively involved in theoretical research in a wide range of fields:

**Quantum Field Theory**

- Conformal field theory
- Formal properties of perturbation theory
- Lattice gauge theory
- Nonperturbative phenomena

**String theory**

- AdS/CFT correspondence
- Hydrodynamics

**Particle-Physics Phenomenology**

- LHC physics
- Supersymmetry
- Dark matter
- The Standard Model
- Hadron spectroscopy
- Neutrino physics

**Nuclear Physics**

- Breaking of fundamental symmetries in nuclei
- Nuclear physics problems in astrophysics
- Quark-gluon plasma and high-density matter

**Foundations** (see Quantum Foundations & Information Group)

- Foundations of quantum mechanics
- Group theory and relativistic quantum mechanics
- Quantum information theory
- Quantum gravity and quantum cosmology
- Quantum mechanics of black holes and the information puzzle

**Bio-informatics**

- Quantum clustering

Please see specific information in the personal pages of the faculty

## Events & Seminars

22

Oct

8:00

New Academic Year 2017-2018

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22

Oct

14:00

Physics Colloquium: Archetypical forms resulting from growth in physics and biology; the special case of Fibonacci related spiral organization

Yves Couder, Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Comple...

29

Oct

14:00

Physics Colloquium: Gravitational wave discovery of a binary neutron star merger with an EM counterpart

Prof. Dan Maoz, Prof. Ehud Nakar and Prof. Dovi Poz...