RHUL Journal Club

Welcome to the RHUL Journal Club!


  • Held Bi-Weekly in the Gardener Room, on a day and at a time TBC for ~1 hour.
  • A random speaker will be chosen from the list of Volunteer Speakers on the Friday (A speaker will not be chosen twice in any given rotation).
  • The chosen speaker for that Journal Club should then decide on what paper the group will read, and send it around via e-mail no later than Monday. They should also add the paper to the Journal Log at the bottom of this page along with their name, and include a link to this twiki in the e-mail.
  • Presently we will stick to Particle Physics Papers (of any variety, experimental/theory, collaboration), but later may branch out into other areas of interest.
  • At the following meeting the chosen speaker will lead the Journal Club, giving a short overview, opening discussion of the paper, and controlling debates.

Mailing List

Send all e-mails regarding the Journal Club to: hepdis@pp.rhul.ac.uk

This way ATLAS members and Theorists alike will get the e-mail, as well as anyone else who may be interested.

Volunteer Speakers

This is a current list of Volunteer Speakers, please feel free to Add/Remove yourself from the list.

Dan Hayden
Pedro Teixeira Dias
Ian Connelly
Josh Thomas Wilsker

Journal Log

Journal Club Session Speaker Chosen Paper Comment
31/10/12 - 07/11/12 Daniel Hayden First evidence of CP violation in Charm Decays http://arxiv.org/pdf/1112.0938v2.pdf
07/12/12 - 19/12/12 Nikolas Kauer Inadequacy of zero-width approximation for a light Higgs boson signal http://arxiv.org/pdf/1206.4803.pdf
16/11/12 - 30/11/12 Name Three Paper Three -

Possible Papers

Title Link / Description
Observation of CP violation in charm decays at LHCb https://indico.in2p3.fr/getFile.py/access?contribId=133&sessionId=3&resId=0&materialId=paper&confId=6004
The Discovery of the Tau, 1975-1977: A Tale of Three Papers Gary J. Feldman (1993)
Top Discovery (CDF) http://prl.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v74/i14/p2626_1
Top Discovery (D0) http://prl.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v74/i13/p2422_1
Measurement of the Mass of the Tau Lepton PRL Volume 69, Number 21, 23 November 1992
Inadequacy of zero-width approximation for a light Higgs boson signal arXiv:1206.4803v2 [hep-ph]
Mind over matter: The Intellectual Content of Experimental Physics Author: V.L. Telegdi
Measurement of the mass of the Tau-lepton and an upper limit on the mass difference between Tau+ and Tau- arXiv:hep-ex/0511038v1
The Muon Anomalous Magnetic Moment Physica Scripta. Vol. T22, 111-118, 1988.
The Muon g-2 Experiment BNL

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