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prof. dr. E.L.M.P. (Eric) Laenen

Faculty of Science
ITF
Photographer: Hanne Nijhuis

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
  • Room number: C4.109
Postal address
  • Postbus 94485
    1090 GL Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Research interest

    Theoretical particle physics at colliders, perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics, the phenomenology of the Standard Model, Higgs physics and beyond the Standard Model searches

     

    Teaching

    In the bachelor programme I teach the 2nd year course on electrodynamics and the special theory of relativity. This course discusses Maxwell's equations in various configurations of charges and currents, and in the presence of matter. 

    I also teach the Master course Particles and Fields  (a joint course with the Utrecht Theoretical Physics Master program), which deals with (non-abelian) gauge theories, renormalization and renormalization group, spontaneous symmetry breaking and the Higgs mechanism, and the Standard Model.

     

    Elsewhere

    I am a member of the theory group at Nikhef, the national institute for subatomic physics.

  • Master projects
    • Unstable particles and resonances
      Jeroen Rodenburg (2015) 
    • Wilson lines as static charges
      Erica Rasch (2013) 
    • Spin correlations at hadron colliders 
      Ioannis Tsinikos (2013) 
    • Singularity structure of Drell-Yan at the next-to-eikonal level in soft-collinear effective theory 
      Marco Volponi (2013) 
    • Analysis of combined HERA data with the impact parameter dependent saturation model
      Merijn van de Klundert (2013) 
    • Unitarity methods in loop calculations 
      Robbert Rietkerk (2012) 
    • Strong top quark dynamics and Higgs physics 
      Jory Sonneveld (2012) 
    • Parton showers in the color dipole model and webs 
      Hans van Deurzen (2011) 
    • Coherent states and the infrared problem 
      Catalin Catana (2010) 
    • New techniques in one-loop calculations
      Maciej Koch-Janusz (2010) 
    • Supersymmetric single top production with a U(1)_R symmetry 
      Rob Knegjens (2009) 
    • Calculating massive one-loop amplitudes (2009) 
      Ori Yudilevich (2009)
    • Factorization of B-decays and hard-scattering processes in soft-collinear effective theory 
      Robin van der Leeuw (2008) 
    • Higgs couplings
      Daan van Eijk (2008) 
    • Little Higgs modelsand rare decays
      Marc van Kappel (2008) 
    • Power corrections to event shapes 
      Manouk Rijpstra (2006) 
    • Wilson lines in QCD 
      Rikkert Frederix (2005) 
    • Parton coalescence in heavy ion collisions 
      Gerben Kuipers (2005) 
      co-advisor: prof. dr. Thomas Peitzmann.
    • Gauge-mediated supersymmetry breaking in the MSSM
      Wouter Waalewijn (2005) 
    • Renormalons and the infrared limit in QCD
      Gerben Stavenga (2005)
    • The hierarchy problem and Little Higgs theories
      Maarten Brak (2004)
    • Photon production in the Color Glass Condensate
      Martijn Russcher (2003)
  • Publications

    2018

    2017

    2016

    2015

    2014

    2013

    2012

    • Beenakker, W., Brensing, S., D'Onofrio, M., Krämer, M., Kulesza, A., Laenen, E., ... Niessen, I. (2012). Improved squark and gluino mass limits from searches for supersymmetry at hadron colliders. Physical Review D. Particles, Fields, Gravitation, and Cosmology, 85, 075014. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.85.075014 [details]
    • Beenakker, W., Brensing, S., Krämer, M., Kulesza, A., Laenen, E., & Niessen, I. (2012). NNLL resummation for squark-antisquark pair production at the LHC. The Journal of High Energy Physics, 2012, 076. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP01(2012)076 [details]

    2011

    2010

    2009

    2008

    2008

    • Laenen, E. (2008). Top quark in theory. In A. Juste (Ed.), Proceedings of the 19th Hadron Collider Physics Symposium 2008 (HCP 2008), Galena, Illinois, USA, May 27-31, 2008 (pp. 1-12). Menlo Park, CA: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). [details]

    2013

    • Laenen, E. (2013). Nauwkeurige voorspellingen voor botsingen in de LHC. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, 79(6), 184-186. [details]

    Talk / presentation

    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (1-12-2016). Resummation in QCD: what, why and how?, RWTH Aachen, Dept. of Physics.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (17-11-2016). Resummation in QCD: what, why and how?, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (10-11-2016). Soft radiation in Quantum Chromodynamics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (2-11-2016). Quantum Chromodynamics, Quantum Chromodynamics, Mumbai, India.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (25-10-2016). The ubiquitous top quark, Max Planck Institute for Physics.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (9-10-2016). Next-to-soft effects in QCD, YITP 50th anniversary symposium, Stony Brook, NY, United States.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (24-5-2016). Next-to-soft radiative corrections in QCD, Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC, Santa Barbara, CA, United States.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (5-5-2016). Next-to-eikonal calculations, Standard Model at the LHC, Pittsburgh, United States.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (13-4-2016). Next-to-soft corrections in QCD, HiggsTools Annual Meeting, Granada, Spain.
    • Laenen, E. (speaker) (13-1-2016). Top Physics, YETI School, Durham, United Kingdom.

    Others

    • Laenen, E. (participant) (23-5-2016 - 27-5-2016). Stress-testing the Standard Model at the LHC, Santa Barbara, CA, United States. Organizer (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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  • Ancillary activities
    • Nikhef/NWO-i
      Research