Grinbaum, Alexei (2008) On the eve of the LHC: conceptual questions in high-energy physics. In:  Perspective in Physics and Philosophy, Paris 16-19 June.
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We start by remarks on the scientific and societal context of today's theoretical physics. Major classes of models for physics to be explored at the LHC are then reviewed. This leads us to propose an LHC timeline and a list of potential effects on theoretical physics and the society. We then explore three conceptual questions connected with the LHC physics: symmetry (and symmetry breaking), effective field theory, and fine tuning.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Keywords:||LHC, Higgs boson, symmetry, effective theory, fine tuning|
|Subjects:||Specific Sciences > Physics > Symmetries/Invariances|
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
|Conferences and Volumes:|| Perspective in Physics and Philosophy, Paris 16-19 June|
|Depositing User:||Alexei Grinbaum|
|Date Deposited:||27 Jun 2008|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2010 11:16|
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