Person

Dr. rer. nat., Universitätsprofessor

Michal Czakon

Prof. Czakon
Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology

Address

Building: Modulbau Physik

Room: MBP 106

Otto-Blumenthal-Str.

52074 Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 25725
Fax: +49 241 80 22187
 

Notable awards:

  • Sofja-Kovalevskaja Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in 2004
  • Heisenberg Professorship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) in 2009

Scientific interests:

  • Top-quark physics
  • Factorization, resummation and infrared properties of gauge theories
  • Matching and parton showers with subleading effects
  • Subtraction schemes for real radiation in QCD
  • Automation of next-to-leading and next-to-next-to-leading order calculations
  • Rare B meson decays
  • Bhabha scattering
  • Quark masses and the fine structure constant running
  • Integrability in Quantum Field Theory
  • Electroweak precision observables
  • Gauge extensions of the Standard Model
  • Neutrino physics
  • Computer algebra and graph theory algorithms

Software:

  • MB - tools for manipulation of Mellin-Barnes integrals
  • Top++ - evaluation of the total top-quark pair production cross section at hadron colliders
  • HELAC-NLO & HELAC-DIPOLES - automated Monte-Carlo program for the evaluation of differential cross sections with quantum corrections

Publications