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

Preliminary scientific program

Scientific program - pdf version ( 92KB )

October 20
October 21
October 22
October 23
October 24
October 25

8.30-9.15 Registration

9.30-10.00 Welcome addresses

(Chairperson: Berry)

  • 10.00-11.00 Greenberg
    (Attempts to go beyond Bose and Fermi statistics)

11.00-11.20 coffee

  • 11.20-11.50 Galehouse
    (Pauli's Exclusion Principle in spinor coordinate space)
  • 11.50-12.20 Boya
    (Group Theory of the Spin-Statistics Theorem)

(Chairperson: Curceanu)

  • 09.00-09.45 Kienle
    (Measurement of the Electron Capture Rate and Time Modulation of H- and He-like Ions caused by Spin Statistics and Neutrino Mixing)
  • 09.45-10.30 Cerulli
    (First results from DAMA/LIBRA AT GRAN SASSO)

10.30-10.45 coffee

  • 10.45-11.15 Nozzoli
    (Searches for non-paulian transitions in highly radiopure NaI(Tl): previous results and perspectives)
  • 11.15-11.45 Derbin
    (New limits on violation of the Pauli Exclusion principle obtained with Borexino CTF and Borexino detector)
  • 11.45-12.15 Lien
    (Testing spin-statistics connection by highly sensitive spectroscopy of CO2)

(Chairperson: Bradamante)

  • 09.00-09.50 Doplicher
    Statistics, Spin and statistics, and First Principles)

(Chairperson: Ghirardi)

  • 09.50-10.40 Berry
    (Is spin-statistics implicit in elementary quantum mechanics?)

10.40-11.00 coffee

  • 11.00-11.40 Robbins
    (What the spin-statistics relation would follow from)
  • 11.40-12.10 Papadopoulos
    (On the role of single-valuedness in the Berry-Robbins approach to spin-statistics)
  • 12.10-12.40 Reyes-Lega
    (Angular momentum and quantum indistinguishability)

(Chairperson: Adler)

  • 09.00-09.45 Balachandran
    (Causality and Statistics on the Moyal plane)
  • 09.45-10.30 Marchetti
    (Spin-statistics transmutation in Quantum Field Theory)

10.30-10.45 coffee

  • 10.45-11.30 Jackson
    (Spin-statistics violations in superstring theory)
  • 11.30-12.00 Solomon
    (Boson statistics, pre-Feynman diagrams, and Hopf algebras)
  • 12.00-12.30 Pietreanu
    (VIP Experiment: the experimental limit on Pauli Exclusion Principle violation by electrons)

(Chairperson: Milotti)

  • 09.10-10.10 Adler
    (Implications of planet-bound dark matter)
  • 10.10-11.00 Ghirardi
    (Identification of entanglement for systems of identical particles)
  • 11.00-11.30 Dolgov
    (Spin-statistics violation in neutrino physics)
  • 11.30-12.00 Unnikrishnan
    (Physical and logical basis of Pauli-Exclusion and spin-statistics connection)
  • 12.00-12.30 Massimi
    (A philosopher's look at Pauli's exclusion principle)
  12.30-14.00 Lunch + coffee 12.15-13.45 Lunch + coffee 12.40-14.10 Lunch + coffee 12.30-14.00 Lunch + coffee 12.30 Workshop closing

(Chairperson: Tino)

  • 14.00-15.00 Hilborn
    (Review of experimental tests)

15.00-15.10 Coffe

  • 15.10-15.40 English
    (Spectroscopic test of the Bose-Einstein statistics of photons)
  • 15.40-16.10 Barabash
    (Experimental test of the Pauli Exclusion Principle)

Visit to Aquileia and Grado (subject to change according to weather conditions)

(Chairperson: Calucci)

  • 14.10-15.00 Balachandran
    (Spacetime and Noncommutative Geometry)

15.00-15.10 Coffe

  • 15.10-15.50 Landi
    (The paradigm of noncommutative geometry)
  • 15.50-16.20 Jabs
    (The connection between spin and statistics in quantum mechanics)
  • 16.20-16.50 Shimony (communicated by O. W. Greenberg)
    (Proposed Experiment to Test the Possible Time Dependence of the Onset of the Pauli Exclusion Principle)

17.00-17.50 Hilborn
(Introductory talk for general public)

(Chairperson: Scheck)

  • 14.10-15.10 Mavromatos
    (Quantum Gravity Decoherence & intrinsic CPT Violation in entangled states)

15.10-15.20 Coffe

  • 15.20-15.45 Sarkar
    (Non-extensive statistics in stringy space-time foam models)
  • 15.45-16.10 Gilra
    (New results on the link between spin-statistics connection and cosmic gravity)
  • 16.10-16.35 Di Domenico
    (CPT symmetry and Quantum Mechanics tests in the neutral kaon system at KLOE)
  • 16.35-17.00 Bressan
    (The inner spin structure of the nucleon: a COMPASS perspective)
  • 17.00-17.30 O'Hara
    (Rotational Invariance and the Spin-Statistics Theorem)

18.00-19.00 Arrival and registration at workshop site

19.00 Welcome snack at workshop site


Dinner at "La Subida" restaurant (Cormons - Gorizia)

18.00-19.30 Special event


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