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Organized by: Prof. Lu Lu

Events During the Week of October 31st through November 7th, 2021

Monday, November 1st, 2021

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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

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Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

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Thursday, November 4th, 2021

Off the Beaten Track: Searches for Long-lived Particles with CMS
Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Place: Chamberlin 4274 or
Speaker: Karri DiPetrillo, Fermilab
Abstract: Our best hope for a beyond the Standard Model discovery at the LHC requires breaking long-held assumptions about how to look for new physics. It is more important than ever before to consider complex and challenging final states that may have previously evaded standard search strategies. In this talk, I will discuss recent searches for long-lived particles with the CMS experiment. I will focus on the experimental techniques used to overcome challenges with triggering, reconstruction, and non-standard backgrounds, and how different approaches impact sensitivity to new physics. I will also touch on opportunities to expand our potential for discovery in the near future.
Host: Sridhara Dasu
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Friday, November 5th, 2021

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