Program of the Workshop

CONTINUOUS ADVANCES IN QCD, '96

Radisson Hotel Metrodome

H. H. Humphrey Room

Minneapolis, Minnesota

organized by

Theoretical Physics Institute, University of Minnesota

1. | Philippe P. Pouliot | Instanton Calculations Versus Exact Results in Four-Dimensional SUSY Gauge Theories |

2. | Matthew J. Strassler | What Does Duality Say About QCD? |

3. | Arkady Vainshtein | Higher Loops and Consistency Conditions in SUSY Gauge Theories |

4. | J. J. M. Verbaarschot | On the Spectrum of the QCD Dirac Operator |

5. | Andrei Smilga | Confinement vs. Screening in Two Dimensions |

6. | Yutaka Hosotani | Confinement and Chiral Dynamics in the Multi-flavor Schwinger Model |

7. | Gordon Semenoff | Chromo-Coulomb Gas at Large N |

8. | Vladimir Kazakov | R^2 Gravity in 2 Dimensions, Dually Weighted Graphs and U(N) Group Characters at Large N |

1. | Martin Beneke | Signatures of Color Octet Quarkonium Production |

2. | Alexander Khodjamirian | B to pion Transition in QCD |

3. | Konstantin Chetyrkin | Heavy Quark Vacuum Polarization to Three Loops |

4. | Ikaros Bigi | Treating the Lifetimes of Beauty and Charm Hadrons in (QCD + a bit more) |

5. | Michael Luke | Hadronic Spectral Moments in Semileptonic B and D Decays |

6. | Matthias Neubert | Test of the Running of Alpha-S in Tau Decays |

1. | Norman Christ | Learning About QCD Using Lattice Methods: New Results and Future Prospects |

2. | Don Weingarten | Evidence for the Observation of a Scalar Glueball |

3. | Uwe-Jens Wiese | Perfect Lattice Action for Quarks and Gluons |

4. | Pierre Van Baal | Testing Improved Actions |

5. | Andraes S. Kronfeld | Continual Improvements to Lattice QCD |

6. | Tsuneo Suzuki | Dual Lattice Block Spin Transformation and Monopole Condensation in QCD |

7. | Adriano Di Giacomo | Confinement and Monopole Condensation: Evidence From Lattice |

8. | Mikhail Polikarpov | Higgs Potential Inside Lattice Gluodynamics |

1. | Jean-Paul Blaizot | Lifetime of Quasiparticle Excitations in Hot Gauge Theories |

2. | Chris P. Korthals Altes | CP Violation and Baryogenesis in the Hot Standard Model |

3. | Robert D. Pisarski | Cool Pions, Hot Anomalies |

4. | Ian Kogan | Squeezed Gluons and Gauge Invariant Variational Functional in QCD |

5. | Heribert Weigert | Small x and Weizsacker - Williams Fields |

6. | E. Shuryak | News About Instantons in QCD |

1. | A. H. Mueller | High Energy Hard Scattering in QCD |

2. | Zvi Bern | QCD Amplitudes from Unitarity |

3. | Lev Lipatov | Effective Action for the High Energy Scattering in QCD |

4. | Andrei Kataev | The Generalized Crewther Relation in QCD and the Connections Between Perturbative Series for DIS Sum Rules and e^+e^- Annihilation R-ratio |

5. | Ian Balitsky | Operator Expansion for High-Energy Scattering |

6. | Valery Rubakov | Three Multiparticle Cross Sections form WKB |

7. | Wu-Ki Tung | How Well Do We Know the Gluon Distribution and Alpha_s from Global QCD Analysis -- Including Jets at Medium and High p_t |

8. | Andrei Dubin | Multichannel Hamiltonian Approach to the QCD String |

1. | R. Akhoury | Leading 1/Q Corrections: Universality and the KLN Theorem |

2. | Yuri Dokshitzer | Newcomer's View Upon Power Corrections, Infrared Renormalons and the Finite QCD Coupling |

3. | Valentin I. Zakharov | Infrared KLN Cancellations in Inclusive Weak Decays |

4. | Vladimir Braun | Cancellation of 1/Q Infrared Effects in Drell Yan Production |

5. | Chris T. Sachrajda | Renormalons and Power Corrections: Insights and Results from Lattice Field Theory |

6. | V. Belyaev | Delta - p pi amplitude and light cone QCD sum rules |

1. | Robert L. Jaffe | Aspects of the Polarized Gluon Distribution in the Nucleon |

2. | Jianwei Qiu | Multi-parton Correlation Functions |

3. | Davison E. Soper | Diffractive Parton Distribution Functions |

4. | Alexander Bochkarev | Dispersive Theory of Charmonium on the Lattice |

5. | Victor Petrov | Instantons and Confinement |

6. | Ariel Zhitnitsky | Constituent Quark Model Versus Nonperturbative QCD |