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The research at FTPI includes the major areas of theoretical physics: Theoretical Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, and Condensed Matter Physics and Biophysics. In addition to supporting the faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students involved in this research at the Institute, FTPI also hosts short- and long-term visitors and organizes workshops on topics of acute interest in the major areas of study.

Please visit the homepages of our faculty and postdocs for an overview of individual research interests, work, and recent publications, or follow the links below for excerpts from the Annual Report.



FTPI Publication List


Year: 2015

FTPI-MINN-15/02 SU(5) Grand Unification in Pure Gravity Mediation Jason L. Evans, Natsumi Nagata, Keith A. Olive Phys. Rev. D 91, 055027 (2015)
FTPI-MINN-15/03 Effective Theories for Dark Matter Nucleon Scattering Hisano, Nagai, Nagata JHEP 1505 (2015) 037
FTPI-MINN-15/04 Critical String from Non-Abelian Vortex in Four Dimensions Shifman and Yung  
FTPI-MINN-15/05 Signals from dark atom formation in halos Lauren Pearce,Kalliopi Petraki,and Alexander Kusenko Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 083532
FTPI-MINN-15/06 Dark matter and gauge coupling unification in nonsupersymmetric SO(10) grand unified models Mambrini, Nagata, Olive, Quevillon, and Zheng Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 9, 095010
FTPI-MINN-15/07 Infrared Renormalons versus Operator Product Expansions in Supersymmetric and Related Gauge Theories Dunne, Shifman, and Unsal Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 19, 191601
FTPI-MINN-15/08 Derivation of the exact expression for the D function in N=1 SQCD Shifman, and Stepanyantz Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 10, 105008
FTPI-MINN-15/09 X(3915) as a DsDs bound state Li, and Voloshin Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 11, 114014
FTPI-MINN-15/10 Gluino Coannihilation Revisited Ellis, Luo, and Olive  
FTPI-MINN-15/12 Phenomenological Aspects of No-Scale Inflation Models Ellis, Garcia, Nanopoulos, and Olive  
FTPI-MINN-15/13 The pMSSM10 after LHC Run 1 de Vries, et al.  
FTPI-MINN-15/14 ’t Hooft-Polyakov monopoles with non-Abelian moduli Shifman, Tallarita, and Yung Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 10, 105026
FTPI-MINN-15/15 Probing bino–gluino coannihilation at the LHC Nagata, Otono, and Shirai Phys.Lett. B748 (2015) 24-29
FTPI-MINN-15/16 QCD Effects on Direct Detection of Wino Dark Matter Junji Hisano, Koji Ishiwata, and Natsumi Nagata JHEP 1506 (2015) 097
FTPI-MINN-15/17 Process e +e π π X (3823) in the soft pion limit M.B. Voloshin Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 11, 114029
FTPI-MINN-15/19 Big Bang Nucleosynthesis: 2015 Cyburt, Fields, Olive, and Yeh  
FTPI-MINN-15/20 Signatures of Leptoquarks at the LHC and Right-handed Neutrinos Jason L. Evans and Natsumi Nagata Phys.Rev. D92 (2015) 015022
FTPI-MINN-15/21 The Full CPT-Even Photon Sector of the Standard Model Extension at Finite Temperature Escobar and Garcia Phys.Rev. D92 (2015) 2, 025034
FTPI-MINN-15/25 Collider Interplay for Supersymmetry, Higgs and Dark Matter Buchmueller, et al.  
FTPI-MINN-15/26 Calculations of Inflaton Decays and Reheating: with Applications to No-Scale Inflation Models John Ellisa, Marcos A.G. Garcia, Dimitri V. Nanopoulosd, and Keith A. Olive JCAP 1507 (2015) 07, 050
FTPI-MINN-15/27 Leptogenesis via Higgs Condensate Relaxation Yang, Pearce, and Kusenko Phys.Rev. D92 (2015) 043506
FTPI-MINN-15/28 A Model of the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background due to Core Collapse to Black Holes Crocker, et al.  
FTPI-MINN-15/29 Neutron-Antineutron Oscillation as a Signal of CP Violation Berezhiani and Vainshtein  
FTPI-MINN-15/30 Condensed state of heavy vectorlike neutrinos M.B. Voloshin  
FTPI-MINN-15/31 Interpretations of the ATLAS Diboson Resonances Hisano, Nagata, and Omura  
FTPI-MINN-15/32 No-Scale Inflation Ellis, Garcia, Nanopoulous, and Olive  
FTPI-MINN-15/33 Probing Bino-Wino Coannihilation at the LHC Nagata, Otono, and Shirai  
FTPI-MINN-15/34 Modification by pion exchange of near threshold resonance line shape in open heavy flavor channel M.B. Voloshin  
FTPI-MINN-15/35 A 4D-2D equivalence for large-N Yang-Mills theory Gokce Basar, Aleksey Cherman, Keith R. Dienes, David A. McGady  
FTPI-MINN-15/36 Supersymmetric Dark Matter after LHC Run 1 Bagnaschi, et al.  
FTPI-MINN-15/37 Impact of Axions on Confinement in Three and Two Dimensions Anber and Shifman  
FTPI-MINN-15/38 Formation of hidden-charm pentaquarks in photon-nucleon collisions V. Kubarovsky and M.B. Voloshin  
FTPI-MINN-15/39 Spin vortices in the Abelian-Higgs model with cholesteric vacuum structure Adam Peterson, Mikhail Shifman, and Gianni Tallarita  
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