USQCD Collaboration, May 6–7, 2011
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Friday, May 6, 2011

Time Presenter Title [titles (exts) link to slides in pdf (original) format]
8:30-8:40 Hugh Montgomery Welcome to JLab
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
9:35-9:55 Don Holmgren Report on the Clusters and GPUs at Fermilab
9:55-10:15 Chip Watson Report on the Clusters and GPUs at Jefferson Laboratory
10:15-10:40 Coffee break
10:40-11:00 Frithjof Karsch USQCD Allocation Process
11:00-11:15 Norman Christ Simulations with Dynamical Domain-wall Fermions
11:15-11:30 Tom Blum Pion and Kaon Physics from 2+1 Flavor DWF Lattices with mπ = 250 and 180 MeV, III
11:30-11:50 Sergey Syritsyn Nucleon Structure in the Chiral Regime with Domain Wall Fermions
11:50-12:10 Ruth Van de Water Pion and kaon decay constants, quark masses and BK with close-to-physical light-quark masses with mixed-action lattice QCD
12:10-12:30 Oliver Witzel B-meson decay constants and B0-B0-mixing with domain-wall light quarks and relativistic heavy quarks
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-1:50 Doug Toussaint
 (given by Bob Sugar)
QCD with Four Flavors of Highly Improved Staggered Quarks
1:50-2:10 Paul Mackenzie B and D Meson Decays with Unquenched Improved Staggered Fermions
2:10-2:30 Brian Tiburzi Hadronic electromagnetic properties
2:30-2:50 Taku Izubuchi Applications of QCD+QED simulations: Isospin breaking in the hadron spectrum and Hadronic contributions to the muon anomalous magnetic moment
2:50-3:10 Christopher Aubin Hadronic contributions to the muon g–2 using Asqtad staggered fermions
3:10-3:30 Brendan Casey
Lattice meets Experiments: (g–2)
3:30-4:00 Coffee break
4:00-4:20 Ron Soltz HotQCD studies with the HISQ action
4:20-4:40 George Fleming Lattice Gauge Theory for Physics beyond the Standard Model on Leadership Class Machines
4:40-5:00 Julius Kuti BSM studies in fundamental and sextet fermion representations of SU(3) color
5:00-5:20 Huey-Wen Lin Probing TeV Physics through Neutron-Decay Matrix Elements
5:20-5:40 Ethan Neil Exploration of Many-Fermion Gauge Theories for TeV Physics
5:40-5:50 short break
5:50-6:05 Frank Quarant Plans for New Hardware at Brookhaven
6:05-6:20 Don Holmgren
Chip Watson
Future Hardware Selection Process
6:20-7:00 Software Committee Round-table discussion: Hardware, Software, GPUs ...
7:00-9:30 Collaboration Dinner

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Time Presenter Title [titles (exts) link to slides in pdf (original) format]
9:00-9:15 Robert Edwards Dynamical Anisotropic-clover Lattice Production for Hadronic Physics
9:15-9:30 David Richards Excited Meson and Baryon States using Anisotropic Clover Lattices
9:30-9:50 Martin Savage Lattice QCD Study of Hadronic Interactions
9:50-10:10 Junko Shigemitsu A: Heavy Quark Physics from Attoscale Lattice QCD
B: High-Precision Heavy-Quark Physics
10:10-10:30 Swagato Mukherjee Exploring the phase diagram of QCD using Highly Improved Staggered Quark action
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:10 Prasad Hegde Fluctuations and correlations of conserved charges with Highly Improved Staggered Quark action
11:10-11:30 Keh-Fei Liu Hadron Spectroscopy and Nucleon Form Factors
11:30-11:50 Stephen Sharpe GPU: BK and related matrix elements with unquenched, improved staggered fermions
Jpsi: Non-perturbative renormalization with improved staggered fermions
11:50-12:20 Executive Committee Round-table discussion
12:20-1:30 Lunch
1:30-1:50 Andrei Alexandru Hadron electric polarizability in the chiral limit
1:50-2:10 Anyi Li Study of QCD critical point using canonical ensemble method
2:10-2:30 Heng-Tong Ding Quark number susceptibilites at high temperatures
2:30-2:50 Saul Cohen Radiative Decays of Neutral Mesons
2:50-3:10 Bernhard Musch The Boer-Mulders Function of the Pion
3:10-3:30 Dru Renner Step-scaling methods for QCD form factors at large Q2
3:30-4:00 Coffee break
4:00-4:20 Anna Hasenfratz Study of many flavor systems with Monte Carlo renormalization group
4:20-4:40 Joel Giedt Monte Carlo Renormalization Group for Minimal Walking Technicolor
4:40-5:00 James Osborn Disconnected contributions to nucleon form factors with chiral fermions
5:00 Meeting adjourns

Further Proposals

Type Principal Investigator Title
B Simon Catterall Simulations of N = 4 Super Yang-Mills
B Michael Engelhardt Spin polarizability of the neutron
B Carleton DeTar Quarkonium Physics in Full QCD

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