SLAC Theory  Faculty/Staff


Theoretical Physics 


October 2013

James Bjorken
 Experimental particle physics: Cospokesman for Fermilab test/experiment
T864;
theoretical particle physics: research in hard diffraction and in dynamics of disoriented chiral condensate.
Recent
work.


Stanley Brodsky
 Highenergy theoretical physics, lightcone quantization, perturbative and
nonperturbative quantum chromodynamics; especially exclusive processes and the
quarkgluon structure of hadrons in QCD; fundamental problems in atomic and nuclear
physics.
Recent
work.


Lance Dixon
 Theoretical particle physics; superstring theory, model building, and applications;
perturbative QCD.
Recent
work.


Sidney Drell
 Theoretical physics, elementary particle physics, and quantum theory; national security
and arms control.
Recent
work.


JoAnne Hewett
 Theoretical Particle Physics; Phenomenology of Electroweak Interactions.
Recent
work.

Stefan Hoeche

Theoretical
particle physics; Phenomenology of the Standard Model; MonteCarlo event
generators.
Recent
work.

Shamit Kachru
 Theoretical physics. String theory, dualities, supersymmetry breaking, and
early universe cosmology.
Recent work.


Michael Peskin
 Theoretical highenergy physics; models of symmetrybreaking in the electroweak gauge
theory and methods for their experimental tests, especially at present and future e+e
colliders; superstring theory and other approaches to the origin of the fermion mass
spectrum.
Recent
work.


Thomas Rizzo
 Theoretical particle physics; phenomenology of new physics models and
experimental tests at colliders.
Recent work.

Eva Silverstein
 Theoretical high energy physics: duality symmetries and nonperturbative phenomena in
string theory, applications to the unification of string vacua and to supersymmetry
breaking; lightcone formulations and applications of nontrivial renormalizationgroup
fixed points; issues in the ''matrix model'' proposal for formulating the theory (known as
''M theory'') underlying string theory.
Recent
work.




Maria C. Herraez