New Physics from Standard Model Measurements

Prof. Josh Ruderman, NYU

14:00-15:00, HEPHY, Library

We traditionally look for new physics at colliders by trying to separate signals from Standard Model (SM) backgrounds. This approach has led to striking constraints from the LHC, but no discovery of new physics beyond the SM. In this talk I will highlight the alternate approach of using precision measurements of SM processes to search for subtle effects of new physics that is otherwise hidden from traditional searches. I will highlight examples where precise measurements of top quark, lepton, and jet production can be used to look for new physics.