USQCD Collaboration, April16–17, 2010
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Friday, April 16, 2010

Time Presenter Title [titles (exts) link to slides in pdf (original) format]
8:30-8:40 Steven Vigdor Welcome to BNL
8:40-8:45 Announcements
8:45-9:15 Paul Mackenzie Report from the Executive Committee
9:15-9:35 William Boroski Report from the Project Manager
9:35-9:45 Don Holmgren Report on the Clusters at Fermilab
9:45-9:55 Efstratios Efstathiadis Report on QCDOC at BNL
9:55-10:15 Frithjof Karsch USQCD Allocation Process
10:15-10:40 Coffee break
10:40-11:00 Norman Christ Simulations with Dynamical Domain-wall Fermions
11:00-11:20 Robert Mawhinney Pion and Kaon Physics from 2+1 Flavor DWF Lattices with mπ = 250 and 180 MeV, II
11:20-11:40 Sergey Syritsyn Nucleon Structure in the Chiral Regime with Domain Wall Fermions
11:40-12:00 Taku Izubuchi Isospin breaking effects in hadrons
12:00-12:20 Oliver Witzel B-meson decay constants, B0-B0-mixing, and B*Bπ coupling with domain-wall light quarks and relativistic heavy quarks
12:20-1:30 Lunch
1:30-1:50 Robert Edwards Dynamical Anisotropic-clover Lattice Production for Hadronic Physics
1:50-2:10 David Richards Excited Meson and Baryon States using Anisotropic Clover Lattices
2:10-2:30 Silas Beane Lattice QCD Study of Hadronic Interactions
2:30-2:50 Junko Shigemitsu
Peter Lepage
I) High-Precision Heavy-Quark Physics
II) Attoscale lattice QCD
2:50-3:10 Stephen Sharpe I) BK and related matrix elements with unquenched, improved staggered fermions
II) Non-perturbative renormalization with improved staggered fermions
3:10-3:30 Paul Mackenzie B and D Meson Decays with Unquenched Improved Staggered Fermions
3:30-4:00 Coffee break
4:00-4:20 Paul Sorensen
(Star Collaboration, BNL)
On the interplay between Lattice QCD calculations and Heavy Ion Experiments
Critical Point and Onset of Deconfinement, BNL, June 8-12, 2009
4:20-4:40 George Fleming Two-Color Gauge Theories for TeV Physics
4:40-5:00 Julius Kuti Nearly Conformal Gauge Theories and the Higgs Mechanism
5:00-5:10 short break
5:10-5:30 Chip Watson Report on the Clusters and GPUs at JLAB
5:30-6:40 SPC Round-table discussion: Hardware, Software, GPUs ...
7:00-9:30 Collaboration Dinner

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Time Presenter Title [titles (exts) link to slides in pdf (original) format]
9:00-9:20 Doug Toussaint QCD with Four Flavors of Highly Improved Staggered Quarks
9:20-9:40 Alexei Bazavov HotQCD studies with the HISQ action
9:40-10:00 Peter Petreczky QCD Phase Diagram with Highly Improved Staggered Quarks
10:00-10:20 Swagato Mukherjee Finite density QCD and critical behavior with improved staggered fermions on GPUs
10:20-10:40 Andrei Alexandru Hadron electric polarizability in the chiral limit
10:40-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:15 SPC Round-table discussion: next INCITE proposal
12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-1:50 Ruth Van de Water ΔI = 1/2, K → ππ matrix elements with Domain-Wall Valence Quarks and Staggered Sea Quarks
1:50-2:10 Christopher Aubin Hadronic contributions to the muon g–2 using Asqtad staggered fermions
2:10-2:25 Simon Catterall Simulations of N = 4 Super Yang-Mills
2:25-2:45 Keh-Fei Liu Hadron Spectroscopy and Nucleon Form Factors
2:45-3:05 James Osborn Disconnected contributions to nucleon form factors
3:05-3:25 Andre Walker-Loud I) Hadronic electromagnetic properties
II) Quantitative Exploration of large Nc and SU(3) Symmetry
3:25-4:00 Coffee break
4:00-4:15 Meifeng Lin Nucleon Form Factors with Partially Twisted Boundary Conditions
4:15-4:30 Joel Giedt Monte Carlo Renormalization Group for Minimal Walking Technicolor
4:30-4:45 Anna Hasenfratz Study of many flavor systems with Monte Carlo renormalization group
4:45-5:00 Bernhard Musch Transverse Momentum Dependent Parton Distribution Functions with Domain Wall Valence Fermions
5:00 Meeting adjourns

Further Proposals

Type Principal Investigator Title
A Kostas Orginos Baryon Form Factors on Dynamical Anisotropic-Clover Lattices
B Carleton DeTar Quarkonium Physics with Unquenched Improved Staggered Fermions
B Walter Wilcox Electric Polarizability Simulations Using Dynamical Clover Fermions

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