Workshop Program

All talks will be in the Physics Department, Swain Hall West room 007.
Coffee breaks will be in room 113.

This page last updated July 29, 2014


SATURDAY AUGUST 9, 2014

08:00-08:45
Welcome and coffee

08:45-09:00
Opening remarks
Mike Snow, IUCSS Director
Alan Kostelecky, Physics Department

Saturday morning session 1
chaired by Matt Mewes (Cal Poly)

9:00-9:30
Francis Everitt (Stanford)
The Satellite Test of the Equivalence Principle (STEP)

09:30-10:00
Guglielmo Tino (Firenze)
Testing Gravity with Atom Interferometry

10:00-10:30
Coffee

Saturday morning session 2
chaired by Micheal Berger (Indiana)

10:30-11:00
Alan Kostelecky (Indiana)
Gravitational Lorentz Violation

11:00-11:30
David Phillips (Harvard-Smithsonian)
Applications of Astro-Combs to Fundamental Physics

11:30-12:00
Michael Tobar (Western Australia)
Precision Tests of Fundamental Physics using High Precision Oscillators and Clocks

12:00-14:00
Lunch

Saturday afternoon session 1
chaired by Le Luo (IUPUI)

14:00-14:30
Holger Mueller (Berkeley)
An Antimatter Interferometer for Gravity Experiments

14:30-15:00
Quentin Bailey (Embry-Riddle)
Nonminimal Gravity Couplings in the SME

15:00-15:30
Lijing Shao (Peking U)
Tests of Local Lorentz Invariance Violation of Gravity in the Standard-Model Extension with Pulsars

15:30-16:00
Coffee

Saturday afternoon session 2
chaired by Amit Hagar (Indiana)

16:00-16:30
Makoto Fujiwara (TRIUMF)
Gravity and CPT tests with the ALPHA Antihydrogen Trap

16:30-17:00
Josh Long (Indiana)
Test of the Non-minimal SME in a Short-Range Gravity Experiment

17:00-17:30
Jay Tasson (Carleton)
Matter-Sector Lorentz Violation and Gravitational Experiments

20:00-22:00
Dessert social and poster session, President's Room
Faculty Club, Indiana Memorial Union

Posters:

Alexandre Rodrigues Vieira (Minas Gerais)
Arbitrariness in the Gravitational Chern-Simons-Like Term Induced Radiatively

Arnaldo Vargas (Indiana)
Testing Lorentz and CPT Invariance with Muons

Bruno Goncalves (Juiz de Fora)
Exact Foldy-Wouthuysen Transformation for Lorentz-Violating Dirac Theory

Carlos Hernaski (IUCSS)
On the Canonical Quantization of Bumblebee Electrodynamics

Chris Haddock (Indiana)
Searches for Exotic Spin-Dependent Forces Using Neutron Spin Rotation

Don Colladay (New College)
Singular Sets in Finsler Structures

Frank Yang (Carleton)
Matter-Sector Lorentz Violation in Binary Pulsars

Josh Foster (Indiana)
Classical-Physics Examples for Standard-Model Extension Finsler Structures

Marco Schreck (IUCSS)
Obtaining Classical Lagrangians and Finsler Structures in the Nonminimal Fermion Sector

Natasha Flowers (Carleton)
Testing Lorentz Symmetry through Gravimeter Data Analysis

Rui Xu (Indiana)
Effects of Lorentz Violation on Short-Range Gravity

Yuri Bonder (Indiana)
The t Puzzle


SUNDAY AUGUST 10, 2014

08:30-9:00
Coffee

Sunday morning session 1
chaired by Yuri Bonder (Indiana)

9:00-9:30
Ephraim Fischbach (Purdue)
Searching for Violations of Lorentz Invariance in Tests of the Weak Equivalence Principle

09:30-10:00
Jason Hogan (Stanford)
Precision Tests of Gravity with Atom Interferometry

10:00-10:30
Coffee

Sunday morning session 2
chaired by Don Colladay (New College)

10:30-11:00
Achim Peters (Humboldt)
QUANTUS and STE-QUEST

11:00-11:30
Kent Yagi (Montana State)
Probing Lorentz Violation in Gravity with Binary Pulsar and Gravitational Wave Observations

11:30-12:00
Ricardo Decca (IUPUI)
Measurements of Small Forces at ~100 nm: Is it Possible to Extract Limits on Lorentz Violations?

12:00-14:00
Lunch

Sunday afternoon session 1
chaired by Carlos Hernaski (IUCSS)

14:00-14:30
Eberhard Widmann (Austrian Academy)
The AEgIS Experiment: Measuring the Gravitational Interaction of Matter and Antimatter

14:30-15:00
Robert Bluhm (Colby)
Background Fields in Gravity

15:00-15:30
Magdalena Zych (Vienna)
Quantum Formulation of the Einstein Equivalence Principle

15:30-16:00
Coffee

Sunday afternoon session 2
chaired by Marco Schreck (IUCSS)

16:00-16:30
Neil Russell (Northern Michigan)
The 2014 Data Tables for Lorentz and CPT Violation

16:30-17:00
Kim Siang Khaw (ETH Zurich)
Testing Gravity with Muonium

17:00-17:30
Mike Snow (Indiana)
Searching for Torsion using Neutron Spin Rotation in Liquid He-4