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Upcoming Talk

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 16:15 h, HPV G 4

Nicola Serra

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Flavour Anomalies and the Quest for New Physics

Flavour physics has historically paved the way to important discoveries in particle physics. Results over the last decade allowed to set stringent constraints on possible scenarios of physics beyond the Standard Model. However, recent measurements of B-meson decays, by the LHCb experiment and the B-factories, show discrepancies with respect to Standard Model predictions that seem to form a coherent pattern. Are we detecting cracks in the Standard Model? I will review the status of the so-called flavour anomalies and I’ll discuss possible interpretations and future prospects.


Host: Ben Kilminster



HPV G4 lecture room

The colloquium takes place during the academic semester on Wednesdays, 16:15, in HPV G 4 on the Honggerberg Campus of ETH Zurich. After the colloquium we meet at 17:15 in front of the lecture hall for drinks and snacks.



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