PD Dr. Tobias Hurth
  Cluster of Excellence PRISMA
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Staudingerweg 7, D-55099 Mainz
Germany
Office: 04-424
Tel: + 49 6131 3922730
Fax: + 49 6131 3924611
                                      CERN - Theory Division
CH-1211 Geneva 23
Switzerland
Office: 4.1-032
Tel: + 41 22 767 9723
Fax: + 41 22 767 3850
E-mail: tobias.hurth@cern.ch


Research Interests:

  • Particle Physics Phenomenology within and beyond the SM
  • Interplay of Collider and Flavour Physics in the New Physics Search
  • Low-Energy-Supersymmetry
  • Radiative QCD Corrections
  • CP Violation
  • Field Theoretical Methods

  • A selection of recent publications:

  • arXiv:1312.5267 [hep-ph]: On the LHCb Anomaly in B ---> K* l+ l
  • arXiv:1311.4586 [hep-ph]: Theory Uncertainty in Extracting the Proton's Weak Charge
  • arXiv:1303.5794 [hep-ph]: Optimizing the basis of B ---> K* l+ l- observables in the full kinematic range
  • arXiv:1211.6453 [hep-ph]: New Physics Search with Flavour in the LHC Era
  • arXiv:1207.0688 [hep-ph]: The Minimal Flavour Violation benchmark in view of the latest LHCb data
  • arXiv:1105.1330 [hep-ph]: Complete Next-to-lading Order Gluino Contribution to b ---> s gamma and b ---> s gluon
  • arXiv:1104.5123 [hep-ph]: Interpretation of Charged Higgs Effects in Low-energy Flavour Physics
  • arXiv:1012.4603 [hep-ph]: Symmetries in the Angular Distribution of Exclusive Semileptonic B Decays
  • arXiv:1005.1224 [hep-ph]: Radiative and Electroweak Penguin Decays of B Mesons
  • arXiv:1005.0571 [hep-ph]: New Physics Reach of the Decay Mode anti-B(d) ---> anti- K*0 l+ l-
  • arXiv:0904.4574 [hep-ph]: Four Statements about the Fourth Generation
  • arXiv:0904.4574 [hep-ph]: Flavour violating squark and gluino decays
  • arXiv:0807.5039 [hep-ph]: Model-independent analysis of Constraints on New Physics in MFV models
  • arXiv:0807.2589 [hep-ph]: New observables in the Decay Mode anti-B(d) ---> anti- K*0 l+ l- and their Sensitivity to New Physics
  • arXiv:0807.1940 [hep-ph]: The Role of Collinear Photons in the Rare Decay anti-B ---> X(s) l+ l-
  • arXiv:0712.3009 [hep-ph]: Logarithmically Enhanced Corrections in anti-B ---> X(s) l+ l-
  • arXiv:0711.3999 [hep-ph]: SCET sum rules for B ---> P and B ---> V transition form factors
  • arXiv:0710.3799 [hep-ph]: On the Physics Case of a Super Flavour Factory
  • Complete list from SLAC Spires

  • Some lectures at particle physics schools

  • International Particle Physics School, Istanbul, 2/2011 Lectures on Flavour Physics Part 1, Part 2
  • GIF 2010 Saveurs Lourdes, Besse, 9/2010 Saveurs Lourdes et Novelle Physique
  • School on Flavour Physics, Flavianet, Bern, 7/2010 Flavour Physics in the Standard Model

  • Some talks (plenary talks, talks at summer conferences)

  • LHC implications for TeV-scale physics, CERN, Geneva 7/2012 Plenary talk: Status of New Physics searches in B physics
  • PASCOS 2012, Merida, Mexico 6/2012 Plenary talk: New Physics Search with Flavour
  • PANIC2011, MIT, Cambridge 7/2011 Recent Progress in Radiative and Semileptonic Penguin Decays
  • PANIC2011, MIT, Cambridge 7/2011 Correlations between High-p_T and Flavour Physics
  • SuperB Kick-off Meeting, Elba, 5/2011 Exclusive and Inclusive b ---> s ll Transitions
  • PHOTON11, Spa, 5/2011 Plenary talk: Radiative B Decays in the SM and the MSSM
  • Charged Higgs 2010, Uppsala, 9/2010 Plenary talk: Interpretation of Charged Higgs Effects in Low-energy Flavour Physics
  • ICHEP 2010, Paris, 7/2010 New Physics Sensitivity of the Rare Decay Mode b ---> s l+l-
  • DESY Workshop on Collider Phenomenology, Hamburg, 10/2009 Plenary talk: Low Energy Precision and High Energy Collisions
  • EPS HEP2009, Cracow, 7/2009 Flavour-violating Squark and Gluino Decays
  • EPS HEP2009, Cracow, 7/2009 New Physics Sensitivity of the Decay B ---> K* l+l-
  • SuperB Physics Workshop, Warwick, 4/2009 Summary talk on B Physics
  • ICHEP2008, Philadelphia, 8/2008 Plenary talk: Heavy Flavour Theory
  • Heavy Flavour Workshop, Capri, 6/2008 Plenary talk: New Observables in the Decay B ---> K* l+ l-
  • EuroFlavour07, Orsay 11/2007 Plenary talk: Logarithmically Enhanced Corrections in anti-B ---> X(s) l+ l-
  • PHENO 2007 Symposium, Madison 5/2007 Plenary talk: New Physics in the B Sector
  • EuroFlavour06, Barcelona 11/2006 Plenary talk: Light-cone sum rules in Soft-Collinear Effective Theory
  • Beauty06 Oxford 9/2006 Plenary talk: Rare Decays as a Probe for New Physics
  • ICHEP Moscow 7/2006 Status of SM calculations of b --> s transitions
  • EPS05 Lisbon 7/2005 Light-cone sum rules in SCET
  • EPS05 Lisbon 7/2005 Towards the NNLL precision in B ---> X_s gamma
  • Beauty 2005 Assisi 6/2005 Plenary talk: New Physics Search in Flavour Physics


  • Invited Contribution to Reviews of Modern Physics
    Rev.Mod.Phys.85 (2013) 795 [arXiv:1211.6453]

  • New Physics Search with Flavor in the LHC Era
  • Invited Contribution to Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science
    Ann.Rev.Nucl.Part.Sci.60:645-677,2010 [arXiv:1005.1224]

  • Radiative and Electroweak Penguin Decays of B Mesons
  • Invited Contribution to Reviews of Modern Physics
    Rev.Mod.Phys.75 (2003) 1159 [hep-ph/0212304]

  • Present Status of Inclusive Rare B Decays

  • Scientific Coordination of the Mainz Institute for Theoretical Physics (MITP)

  • Program 2014
  • Program 2013
  • More information about MITP

    Lectures at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz:

  • Spring Term 2013 Neutrino Physics
  • Winter Term 2012/13 Theoretical Physics VI
  • Summer Term 2011 Mathematical Methods I
  • Winter Term 2010 Topics in Electroweak Theory
  • Lectures at ETH Zurich, University of Zurich:

  • Summer Term 2013 Effective Theories
  • Summer Term 2012 Flavour of Leptons and Quarks
  • Summer Term 2011 Flavour of Leptons and Quarks
  • Summer Term 2010 Flavour of Leptons and Quarks
  • Winter Term 2009/2010 Effective Theories
  • Summer Term 2009 Flavour Physics: Theory and Experiment
  • Winter Term 2008 QFT and Model Building
  • Summer Term 2008 Flavour Physics: Theory and Experiment
  • Winter Term 2007/2008 Effective Theories
  • Winter Term 2006/2007 Flavour Physics: Theory and Experiment
  • Summer Term 2006 Mathematische Methoden der Physik II
  • Winter Term 2005/2006 Flavour Physics: Theory and Experiment
  • Winter Term 2004/2005 Selected Topics in Quantum Field Theory
  • Winter Term 2003/2004 Quantum Field Theory
  • Winter Term 2002/2003 Quantum Field Theory
  • Winter Term 2001/2002 QFT and Supersymmetry
  • Lectures at the 11th Mexican School of Particles and Fields, Xalapa, August 2004:

  • First Lecture on Flavour Physics

  • Organisation of Workshops on the Interplay of Flavour and Collider Physics, CERN, 2005/06/07:

  • Flavour in the Era of the LHC
  • Final report
  • published in the book series Advances in the Physics of Particles and Nuclei, Vol.29, (R.Fleischer, T.Hurth, M.Mangano, Eds.)

    Organisation of Follow-up Working Group, CERN:

  • Interplay of Flavour and Collider Physics
  • First meeting in December 2007
  • Second meeting in March 2009
  • Third meeting in December 2009
  • Organisation of Joint Meetings of LHCb Collaboration with the CERN Theory Group, CERN, 2003-2009 three times a year

    Workshops on the Discovery Potential of an Asymmetric B Factory at 1036 Luminosity, SLAC, 2003:

  • Final Report, hep-ph/0503261

  • To CERN, CERN Theory Group,

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