Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Trieste

Theoretical and experimental aspects
of the spin-statistics connection and related symmetries, Trieste, Italy - October 21-25, 2008 - Stazione Marittima Conference Center

Main topics

  • Spin-statistics theorem and the Pauli Exclusion Principle (PEP)
  • Theories including small spin-statistics connection violation:
    • parastatistics;
    • quon-theory;
    • PEP and hidden dimensions;
    • the spin-statistics connection in the framework of quantum gravity;
  • Experimental methods and tests of spin-statistics connection in atomic, nuclear and particle physics:
    • Spin-statistics violation and its relation to other fundamental symmetries (CPT, Lorentz), supersymmetry, string theory
    • Spin-statistics and noncommutative geometry
    • Spin-statistics and astrophysical implications
  • Next-generation experiments
  • Foundations of quantum mechanics
  • Philosophical interpretations

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