Aug 7 – 18, 2023
Europe/Berlin timezone

Scientific Program

An overview of scientific program of the 2023 edition of the BND School is shown in this page. The aim is to have a total of 28 lectures/exercises (~3 per day), where the Saturday afternoon and Sunday are free. Additionally the students will work on a project in small teams throughout the school (1 slot per day).

The typical day structure is:

  • 09:00-10:30 - Lecture / Project
  • Coffee Break
  • 11:00-12:30 - Lecture / Project
  • Lunch Break
  • 14:00-15:30 - Lecture / Project
  • Coffee Break
  • 16:00-17:30 - Lecture / Project

The topics which will be discussed during the school are listed below. For all topics 4 lectures including exercises can be expected. For details on the timetable please refer to the item "Timetable" in the Indico page menu.

Discussed topics
- Quantum computing and quantum machine learning by PD Dr. Jeannette Lorenz & Dr. Federico Meloni
- Beyond SM physics with axions, long-lived particles and the dark sector by Dr. Felix Kling
- High-energy cosmic ray astrophysics by Prof. Karl-Heinz Kampert
- Instrumentation for gravitational wave detection by Prof. Conor Mow-Lowry
- Recent developments in flavour physics by Dr. Wouter Hulsbergen
- Higgs and EW physics including EFT interpretation by Prof. Celine Degrande
- Advanced (tracking) detectors by Prof. Ingrid Gregor

Students project
Muon tomography by Marwa Al Moussawi and Maxime Lagrange