CONFERENCE PROGRAM


Final program of the 2014 Cosmology conference




 

   

Sunday March 23th


Morning Session: Theory (1)
Chairperson: Stefan Gottlöber (AIP, Postdam)

25'+5'

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Inflation models after the Higgs discovery
Fedor Bezrukov (University of Connecticut, Storrs) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Dark Energy, Newton's Law and the LHC
Cliff Burgess (McMaster University / Perimeter Institute, Toronto) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Tensor to scalar ratio: Large field or small field inflation?
Anupam Mazumdar (Lancaster University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Fields based Cosmic Strings Simulations: The Abelian Higgs Model
David Daverio (Université de Genève) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Bounds on the hidden universe
Subodh Patil (CERN)

15'+5'

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Bubble Observers in Bubbland
Federico Urban (ULB, Bruxelles) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Does Planck really rule out monomial inflation?
Mindaugas Karciauskas (University of Helsinki) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The full CMB temperature bispectrum from single-field inflation
Filippo Vernizzi (IPhT - CEA/Saclay) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Price for a NEC-violation
Alexander Vikman (ASC-LMU Munich) (pdf)


Afternoon Session: CMB (1)
Chairperson: Laurence Perotto (LPSC, Grenoble)

25'+5'

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Planck results and data consistency
(inside Planck (LFI/HFI); between Planck and WMAP)

Krzysztof Gorski (JPL, Pasadena) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Planck nominal mission data
Cécile Renault (LPSC, Grenoble) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Cosmology after Planck
Raphael Flauger (CCPP, New-York University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The CMB vs LSS: is there a tension?
Adam Moss (University of Nottingham) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Ideas on CMB anomalies and predictions for polarisation
Dominik J. Schwarz (Univ. of Bielefeld) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Large-scale cosmic microwave anomalies
Yabebal Fantaye (University of Rome Tor Vergata) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Foregrounds
Tuhin Ghosh (IAS, Orsay) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Quadrant asymmetry in the angular distribution of the CMB
Larissa Santos (University of Rome "Tor Vergata") (pdf)


 

   

Monday March 24th


Morning Session: Clusters / SZ (1)
Chairperson: Alain Blanchard (IRAP, Toulouse)

25'+5'

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Cosmology with clusters
Gus Evrard (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Planck 2013 results: Cosmology from Sunyaev-Zeldovich cluster counts
Anna Bonaldi (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Cosmological Analysis of South Pole Telescope-detected Galaxy Clusters
Tijmen de Haan (McGill University, Montréal) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Cluster Cosmology with the Atacama Cosmology Telescope
Matthew Hasselfield (Princeton University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmology with Optically Selected Galaxy Clusters
Jochen Weller (Ludwig-Maximilians University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Arcminute Microkelvin Imager followup of the Planck 2013 Sunyaev-Zel'dovich catalogue
Yvette Perrott (Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cluster Lensing of the Cosmic Microwave Background
Eric Baxter (The University of Chicago) (pdf)

15'+5'

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High resolution Sunyaev-Zel'dovich observations at the IRAM 30-m telescope with the NIKA camera
Remi Adam (LPSC, Grenoble) (pdf)


Afternoon Session: Dark Matter (1)
Chairperson: Sergio Colafrancesco (Wits University, Johannesburg)

25'+5'

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Dark matter and the gamma ray sky
Joe Silk (IAP, Paris and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Galaxy formation
Fabio Governato (University of Washington, Seattle) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Indirect searches: from ground detectors (HESS)
Aion Viana (MPI, Heidelberg) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Indirect searches: from ground detectors (MAGIC)
Pierre Colin (MPI, Munich) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Detecting WIMP Dark Matter Signatures by Cross-Correlating Gamma-Ray Anisotropies and Cosmic Shear
Stefano Camera (CENTRA, Universidade de Lisboa) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Indirect searches: from ground detectors (ANTARES)
Juan de Dios Zornoza (IFIC, Valencia) (pptx)

20'+5'

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Indirect searches: from ground detectors (IceCube)
Sofia Vallecorsa (Université de Genève) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Direct searches: noble liquids (XMASS)
Yasuhiro Kishimoto (ICRR, University of Tokyo) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Direct searches: noble liquids (LUX)
Carlos Hernandez Faham (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) (pdf)


 

   

Tuesday March 25th


Morning Session: Dark Energy (1)
Chairperson: Jeff Peterson (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)

25'+5'

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Latest results from the SNLS and SDSS supernova surveys
Marc Betoule (LPNHE, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Lensing dispersion of SNIa as a cosmological probe
Ido Ben-Dayan (DESY, Hamburg) (pdf)

25'+5'

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CFHTLens
Hendrik Hildebrandt (AIfA, Bonn) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The impact of magnification bias on weak lensing power spectrum and peak statistics, and preliminary results on cosmology with peak counts from CFHTLenS data.
Jia Liu (Columbia University, New-York) (pdf)

25'+5'

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DES early results
Peter Melchior (Ohio State University, Columbus) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Constraints on dark energy and modified gravity
Richard Battye (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, Manchester) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Stringent constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity using photometric quasars
Boris Leistedt (University College London) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Herschel-ATLAS/GAMA: SDSS cross-correlation induced by weak lensing
Joaquin Gonzalez-Nuevo Gonzalez (IFCA, Satander) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The shape of the universe and cosmological parameters estimation.
Alain Blanchard (IRAP, Toulouse) (pdf)


Afternoon Session: Theory (2)
Chairperson: Filippo Vernizzi (IPhT, Saclay)

25'+5'

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Theory of modified gravities
Andrew J. Tolley (Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Newtonian and Post-Newtonian Cosmology: c -> ∞ and Beyond
Daniel Thomas (ICG, Portsmouth) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmological Probes of Screening Mechanisms in Modified Gravity
Claudio Llinares (University of Oslo) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Non-local infrared modifications of gravity and dark energy
Michele Maggiore (University of Geneva) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Large-scale structure in modified gravity models
Tsz Yan Lam (Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Consistency relations in LSS
Paolo Creminelli (IAS, Princeton + ICTP, Trieste) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Consistent Bimetric Theory and its Application to Cosmology
Angnis Schmidt-May (Stockholm University & The Oskar Klein Centre) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Experimental constraints on the uncoupled and disformally-coupled Galileon model from cosmological data
Jeremy Neveu (CEA Saclay, IRFU/SPP) (pdf)


 

   

Wednesday March 26th


Morning Session: CMB (2)
Chairperson: Cécile Renault (LPSC, Grenoble)

25'+5'

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Lensing: Planck results
Laurence Perotto (LPSC, Grenoble) (pptx)

25'+5'

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Polarization: SPT results
Kyle Story (Univ. of Chicago) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Polarization: ACT results
Jonathan Sievers (University of KwaZulu-Natal) (pdf)

15'+5'

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EBEX, a Balloon-Born CMB Polarization Experiment
Joy Didier (Columbia University, New-York) (pdf)

25'+5'

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POLARBEAR
Giulio Fabbian (SISSA, Trieste) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Imprint of Voids on the Microwave Background Radiation
Istvàn Szapudi (University of Hawaii) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Searching for oscillations in the primordial power spectrum
Daan Meerburg (Princeton University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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KeV particles decaying between BBN and photon last-scattering: Allowed masses and lifetimes from the CMB, primordial elemental abundances, and LEP
Marius Millea (University of California Davis) (pdf)


Afternoon Session (1): Clusters / SZ (2)
Chairperson: Gus Evrard (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

15'+5'

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Efficient All-sky Realizations of Secondary CMB Anisotropies
Marcelo Alvarez (CITA, Toronto) (pdf)

15'+5'

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An improved dark matter map from weak and strong lensing in A1689
Jose M Diego (IFCA, Santander) (ppt)

15'+5'

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Constraining galaxy-cluster masses with joint X-ray and SZ analysis of multi-waveband observations
Malak Olamaie (University of Cambridge) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The MUSIC of galaxy Clusters: X-ray and SZ Scaling relations and the baryon content at different redshifts.
Gustavo Yepes (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Foreground subtraction in future radio surveys
Felippe Abdalla (University College London) (pdf)


Afternoon Session (2): Common Session with the QCD Conference
Chairperson: J. Dumarchez (LPNHE, Paris)

35'+10'

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Astrophysical tests of the stability of fundamental couplings
Carlos Martins (CAUP, Porto) (pdf)

35'+10'

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Implications of a Higgs Boson Discovery
Roni Harnik (Fermilab) (pdf)


 

   

Thursday March 27th


Morning Session (1): Neutrinos and Cosmology
Chairperson: Istvàn Szapudi (University of Hawaii)

25'+5'

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Neutrino masses
Carlo Giunti (INFN, Torino) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Neutrino properties from the latest CMB observations
Elena Giusarma (University of Rome La Spienza) (pptx)

15'+5'

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Robustness of Planck data to statistical methods
Marta Spinelli (LAL, Orsay) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Neutrino mass from the Lyman-Alpha forest
Graziano Rossi (Sejong University, Seoul) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Halo abundances and clustering in Neutrino Cosmologies
Emanuele Castorina (SISSA, Trieste) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Non-linear description of massive neutrinos in the framework of large-scale structure formation
Hélène Dupuy (IPhT, CEA Saclay) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Lepton asymmetry and neutrino hierarchy after Planck
Lucia Aurelia Popa (Institute of Space Science, Bucarest) (ppt)


Morning Session (2): Dark Matter (2)
Chairperson: Istvàn Szapudi (University of Hawaii)

15'+5'

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Milli-interacting dark matter interpretation of the direct-search experiments
Quentin Wallemacq (University of Liège) (pdf)

15'+5'

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NEWS: a novel approach to direct dark matter detection
Natalia Di Marco (LNGS - INFN) (pptx)


Afternoon Session (1): Dark Energy (2)
Chairperson: Richard Battye (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, Manchester)

30'+15'

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BICEP2: latest results
Clem Pryke (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis) (pdf)

15'+5'

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BOSS update on galaxy clustering
Marc Manera (University College London) (pdf)

25'+5'

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BOSS new results on redshift distorsions
Florian Beutler (LBL, Berkeley) (pdf)

15'+5'

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BOSS update on quasars
Timothée Delubac (CEA-Irfu, Saclay) (pdf)

25'+5'

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VIPERS: cosmology results from the first data release
Luigi Guzzo (Osservatorio di Brera, Milano) (pdf)


Afternoon Session (2): 21 cm
Chairperson: Richard Battye (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, Manchester)

15'+5'

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New light on 21 cm intensity fluctuations from the dark ages
Yacine Ali-Haimoud (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Probing the Dark Ages at Z~20: The SCI-HI 21 cm All-Sky Spectrum Experiment
Jeffrey Peterson (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh) (pptx)

15'+5'

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Probing Dark Energy with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME)
Richard Shaw (CITA, Toronto) (pdf)

15'+5'

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BINGO - a novel method to detect BAOs using a single dish radio telescope
Clive Dickinson (University of Manchester) (pdf)


 

   

Friday March 28th


Morning Session (1): Future programs in Cosmology
Chairperson : Christophe Magneville (CEA, Saclay)

25'+5'

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LSST
Guillaume Blanc (APC, Paris & LAL, Orsay) (pdf)

25'+5'

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CMB spectral distortions
Jens Chluba (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Rayleigh scattering: blue sky thinking for future CMB observations
Antony Lewis (University of Sussex) (pdf)

15'+5'

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QUBIC: a Fizeau interferometer targeting primordial B-modes
Andrea Tartari (APC, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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CMB Polarization can constrain cosmology better than CMB temperature
Silvia Galli (IAP, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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On the capabilities of SKA and Millimetron for studying the SZ effect in cosmic structures and for cosmological applications
Sergio Colafrancesco (Wits University, Johannesburg) (ppsx)

15'+5'

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Fundamental cosmology with ESPRESSO and ELT-HIRES
Ana Leite (Centro de Astrofisica da Universidade do Porto) (pdf)


Morning Session (2): Theory (3)
Chairperson: Christophe Magneville (CEA, Saclay)

15'+5'

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Dark energy phenomenology: effective field theory approach
Federico Piazza (APC, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Amplification of magnetic fields from turbulence in the early Universe
Jacques Wagstaff (Hamburg University) (pdf)


Afternoon Session: Theory (4)
Chairperson: Cliff Burgess (McMaster University / Perimeter Institute, Toronto)

15'+5'

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Ultra-relativistic Soliton Collisions
Mustafa Amin (University of Cambridge) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Exploring the interaction between cosmological black holes and self-gravitating fields from exact solutions
Daniel Guariento (Universidade de São Paulo / Perimeter Institute) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Effective gravitational interactions of dark matter axions
Masahide Yamaguchi (Tokyo Institute of Technology) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmology with the Jubilee and MultiDark simulations
Stefan Gottloeber (Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam) (pdf)


Afternoon Session (2): Dark Matter (3)
Chairperson: Cliff Burgess (McMaster University / Perimeter Institute, Toronto)

15'+5'

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DM searches at BaBar
Alberto Lusiani (Scuola Normale Superiore and INFN sezione di Pisa) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Search for Dark Matter at CMS
Steven Worm (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) (pdf)

15'+5'

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SuperCDMS: Recent results on low-mass WIMPs
David Cerdeno (UAM, Madrid) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Direct searches : The EDELWEISS-III Experiment Status
Quentin Arnaud (IPN, Lyon) (pdf)

15'+5'

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A CoGeNT Analysis: Is there evidence for a Dark Matter signal?
Jonathan Davis (IPPP, Durham University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The DEAP search for Dark Matter
Joseph Walding (Royal Holloway, University of London) (pdf)


 

   

Saturday March 29th


Closing Session: Summary talk
Chairperson: J. Dumarchez (LPNHE, Paris)

45'+10'

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Moriond Cosmology 2014 Highlights
Jochen Weller (Ludwig-Maximilians University) (pdf)


 

   

Posters


session A: CMB

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POLARBEAR experiment: Data analysis of the first season
Julien Peloton (APC, Paris)

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BICEP2 systematics
Chris Sheehy (University of Chicago)


session B: Dark Energy

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Bayesian inference of dark matter voids in galaxy surveys
Florent Leclercq (IAP, Paris)

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Improving detection of supernovae using morphological component analysis
Anais Möller (CEA Saclay)

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Constraining properties of the dark universe
Jonathan Pearson (Durham)

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High precision photometry in the SNLS experiment
Patrick El-Hage (LPNHE, Paris)


session C: Clusters, SZ

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The 3D shape of galaxy clusters: theoretical expectations from the Millenium XXL simulation
Mario Bonamigo (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille)

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Observation and analysis of clusters via the SZ effect using the Arcminute Microkelvin Imager
Clare Rumsey (University of Cambridge)

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High resolution density mapping with 3D lensing: application to galaxy clusters
Francois Lanusse (CEA, Saclay)


session D: Dark Matter: direct and indirect detection

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Dark matter pressure and cosmic radiation compressibility
Mikhail Ivanov (Central Institute of Aviation Motors, Moscow)

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Can mergers explain the anomalous orbit of the Monoceros overdensity?
Nina Roth (University College London)

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An influence of the matter distribution on the positional accuracy of reference sources
Tatiana Larchenkova (P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow)


session E: Neutrinos and Cosmology

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Planck data and the neutrino physics
Martina Gerbino (University of Rome 'Sapienza')


session F: Theory

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Primordial tensor correlations from effective field theory approach
Toshifumi Noumi (RIKEN, Wako)

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Monopoles, vector dark matter and dark radiation from a gauged hidden sector
Wan-il Park (KIAS, Seoul)

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Cosmic Initial Singularities in a Single Repeating Universe as Opposed to Their Behavior in a Multiverse
Andrew Beckwith (Chongqing University)

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Disformal invariance of second order tensor-scalar theories
Dario Bettoni (Technion, Haifa)

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The three-point phase correlation as a new measure of non-linear clustering in large-scale structure
Richard Wolstenhulme (Kavli Institute of Cosmology Cambridge)

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Beyond single-streaming dark matter with the Schroedinger method
Michael Kopp (LMU Munich)

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Kinetic Initial Conditions for Inflation
Will Handley (Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge)

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Spatial variations of the fine-structure constant in symmetron models
Marvin Silva (Centro de Astrofisica, Universidade do Porto)

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Lunar secular acceleration supports a new theory for gravity
Göran Henriksson (Uppsala University)


session G: Future programs in Cosmology

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Astrophysical and cosmological contraints on dark energy and new physics.
Pauline Vielzeuf (CAUP, Porto)


session X: Miscellaneous

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Consistency tests of the stability of fundamental couplings and unification scenarios
Miguel Ferreira (CAUP, Porto)

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The coevolution of supermassive black holes and massive galaxies at high redshift
Andrea Lapi (SISSA, Trieste)

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The history of cosmic star formation from the analysis of cosmic infrared background anisotropies with Planck
Paolo Serra (IAS, Orsay)


 

 

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