Project: Ultrarelativistic Heavy Ion Collisions
Helsinki Insititute of Physics, Theory Programme
Conferences: talks and activities;
Domestic talks, at home institutes
Updated: 03.01.2008
2007
 Particle Physics Day, 20.12.2007, JYFL, Jyväskylä, Finland
 organizer: K. Tuominen
 participants: the JYFL URHIC group
 talk: H. Paukkunen, "Global analysis of NPDFs with RHIC data"
 URHIC/ALICE seminar, JYFL, 18.12.2007
 Kimmo Tuominen, "Playing with YM pressure"
 Workshop on "Electromagnetic Radiation in Nuclear Collisions", Geneva, Switzerland, 17 Dec  19 Dec 2007
 participants: T. Renk
 invited talk: T. Renk, "Effects of flow on dilepton and hadron transverse momentum spectra"
 Annual Meeting of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, Säätytalo, Helsinki 10 Dec 2007,
 participant: K.J. Eskola, received the Väisälä award
 invited talk: "Ultrarelativiset raskasionitörmäykset ja vahvasti vuorovaikuttava alkeishiukkasaine"
 URHIC/ALICE seminar, JYFL, 4.12.2007
 Thorsten Renk, "Evidence for radial flow of thermal dileptons in high energy nuclear collisions"
 JYFL Colloquium, 23.11.2007
 Kimmo Tuominen, "Electroweak superconductivity: opportunities for colliders and cosmology"
 URHIC/ALICE seminar, JYFL, 30.10.2007
 Kimmo Tuominen, "Unparticle physics"
 Lecture week of the European Graduate School on Complex Systems of Hadrons and
Nuclei, Obergurgl, Austria, 1.5.10.2007
 participants: J. Auvinen, M. Heikinheimo, T. Kähärä,
 talk: J. Auvinen, "Elastic collisions as the suppression mechanism of highenergy hadrons in the
quarkgluon plasma"
 JYFL Colloquium, 14.9.2007
 Thorsten Renk, "Heavy Ion Collisions – seen via Hard and Electromagnetic Probes"
 Summer School on "Lattice QCD and its applications", Seattle, 828 August, 2007,
 participants: Aleksi Kurkela
 poster: "Z(3)symmetric effective theory of hot QCD"
 The 17th Jyväskylä Summer School 8th  24th August 2007, Jyväskylä, Finland
 participants: M. Heikinheimo, H. Paukkunen, J. Auvinen, T. Kähärä
 The 2007 Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics, 1925 July
Manchester, England
 participants: Hannu Paukkunen
 contributed talk: "A Global reanalysis of nuclear parton distribution functions"
 Lattice 2007 , Regensburg, 30 July  4 August,
 participants: Ari Hietanen and Aleksi Kurkela.
 poster: Ari Hietanen, "Quark number susceptibility of high temperature and finite density QCD"
 poster: Aleksi Kurkela, "Z(3)symmetric effective theory of hot QCD"
 Conference on "Early Time Dynamics in Heavy Ion Collisions", Montréal, Canada, 16 Jul 19 Jul, 2007
 participants: T. Renk
 invited talk: T. Renk, "High p_T dihadron vs. single hadron suppression  what is different?"
 Mikko Vepsäläinen's dissertation, at Helsinki, 28 June
 opponent: Dr. Philippe de Forcrand from ETH Zurich.
 Workshop on "Electromagnetic Probes of Strongly Interacting Matter", ETC*, Trento, Italy, 18 Jun  22 Jun 2007,
 participants: T. Renk
 invited talk: T. Renk, "Dimuon transverse momentum spectra as a tool to characterize the emission region in heavyion collisions"
 CTEQ Summer School on QCD Analysis and Phenomenology, 30 May  7 June
2007, Madison, Wisconsin USA,
 participants: H. Paukkunen
 Workshop on "Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC: Last Call for Predictions",
CERN/TH Geneva, Switzerland, 14 May  8 Jun 2007,
 participants: K.J. Eskola, H. Niemi, T. Renk
 invited talk: K.J. Eskola, "Hadron multiplicities, pTspectra and netbaryon number in central Pb+Pb collisions at the LHC"
 talk: T. Renk, "Charged hadron R_AA as a function of p_T at the LHC"
 talk: H. Niemi, "Elliptic flow from pQCD + saturation + hydro model"
 Deisa training session, CSC Espoo, 30 May  1 June, 2007,
 participants: Ari Hietanen
 talk: "Hot and dense nuclear matter in particle physics and cosmology"
 URHIC/ALICE seminar, JYFL, 18.5.2007
 Jussi Auvinen, "A Monte Carlo study of elastic energy losses in QGP at RHIC"
 URHIC/ALICE brief seminar, JYFL, 4.5.2007
 Thorsten Renk, "Photon quenching at RHIC and LHC"
 Spring school on Physics and Techniques of Event Generators, 1st MCnet
School, IPPP, Durham, England, 18.20.4.2007
 Keijo Kajantie, at HIP 27.3.2007
 HIPseminar: "Expanding systems in gauge theory/gravity duality"
 HighpT Physics at LHC ,
March 2327 2007, Jyväskylä
 organizers: K.J.Eskola, P.V.Ruuskanen (with J. Rak, A. Morsch, P.Levai)
 participants: K.J. Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen, K. Tuominen, T. Renk, K. Kajantie
H. Niemi, H. Paukkunen, T. Kähärä, M. Heikinheimo, J. Auvinen
 invited talk: T. Renk, "Prospects of Jet Tomography Using Hard Processes inside a Soft Medium"
 invited talk: K. J. Eskola, "Global reanalysis of nuclear PDFs"
 URHIC/ALICE brief seminar, JYFL, 9.2.2007
 Thorsten Renk, "R_AA for protons"
 Aleksi Kurkela , at HIP 16.1.2007
 HIPseminar: "Nonperturbative Pressure of hot QCD"
2006
 Keijo Kajantie, at HIP 3.3.2006
 HIPseminar: "Solving QCD??"
 Thorsten Renk, at JYFL, 7.4.2006
 ALICE/HEPseminar: "Through the Blackness  dijets probing the central region of heavyion collisions"
 Thorsten Renk, at JYFL, 23.5.2006
 ALICE/HEPseminar: "What information is in R_AA  some thoughts about energy loss"
 Antti Gynther, at HIP 14.3.2006
 HIPseminar: "Pressure of the Standard Model"
 Hot Quarks 2006, 1421.5. 2006, Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy
 participants: T. Renk
 Invited talk: T. Renk, "Signatures of Mach shocks at RHIC"
 Antti Gynther, at Helsinki, 23.5.2006
 PhD Thesis defense "Thermodynamics of electroweak matter";
opponent A. Patkos (Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest.).
 Heavy Ion Reactions at Ultrarelativistic Energies,
26.6.  30.6.2006, ECT* Trento, Italy
 participants: H. Niemi
 Invited talk: H. Niemi, "Transverse spectra of hadrons in central AA collisions at RHIC
and LHC from pQCD + saturation + hydrodynamics and from pQCD + energy losses"
 Lattice 2006, Tucson, Arizona, 2328 July.
 Ari Hietanen and Aleksi Kurkela.
 Talk: Ari Hietanen, "Quark number susceptibility in high temperature".
 Thorsten Renk, at JYFL, 7.10.2006
 ALICE/HEPseminar: "Prospects of medium tomography using backtoback hadron correlations"
 ALICEweek/ Heavy Ion Forum, 10.10.2006, CERN
 participants: T. Renk
 Invited talk: T. Renk, "Prospects of medium tomography using backtoback hadron correlations"

Lecture Week on The Physics of Hadrons and Ultrarelativistic Heavy Ion Collisions
, Hyytiälä, Finland, 25  30 September 2006
 organization: K.J. Eskola and P.V. Ruuskanen in the organization committee
 invited lectures: K. Tuominen, "Effective Theories"
 participants: H. Paukkunen, T. Kähärä, P. Mäkinen, A. Kurkela;
K.J. Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen, K. Tuominen
 student talk: Aleksi Kurkela, "Free energy of 3D SU(N) gauge theory".
 Touko Tahkokallio, at Helsinki, 28 November
 HIP seminar: "Thermodynamics of AdS/QCD",
 Vesa Ruuskanen, at JYFL, 8.12.
 JYFL Colloquim "Hydrodynamical models for ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions"
 Ari Hietanen, at Helsinki 12 December
 HIP seminar: "Quark number susceptibility at high temperature",
 Vesa Ruuskanen, at JYFL, 20.12.
 Farewell lecture: "Opetusta ikä kaikki"
2005
 Michael Strickland, at HIP, Helsinki, 18 January,
 Talk: "Instability driven thermalization of a QGP"
 FINALICE meeting, JYFL, 21 March, 2005
 participants: K.J. Eskola, V.J. Kolhinen, H. Niemi, S. Räsänen, P. Huovinen, V. Ruuskanen, K. Tuominen
 Talk: H. Niemi, "Collective Flow in nucleusnucleus collisions"
 Center of Excellence application for the Academy of Finland: site visit of the review board, HIP 14.4.2005,
 participants: K.J. Eskola, K. Kajantie, K. Tuominen, H. Niemi
 talk: K. J. Eskola, "Introduction of the JYFL high energy physics theory groups"
 talk: K.J. Eskola, "QCD matter team"
 talk: H. Niemi, "High energy physics at JYFL  student's view"
 Electromagnetic Probes of Hot and Dense Matter ECT* Programme, Trento, June 311, 2005
 participants: S.S. Räsänen
 invited talk: S.S. Räsänen, "Photons from Hydrodynamics from SPS to LHC"
 The XVIII International Conference NucleusNucleus Collisions; Quark Matter 2005, Budapest, Hungary, 49 August 2005.
 participants: K.J. Eskola, K. Kajantie, T. Lappi, H. Niemi, K. Tuominen,
 parallel talk: H. Niemi, "Transverse spectra of hadrons in A+A collisions at RHIC and LHC from pQCD + saturation + hydrodynamics and pQCD + energy losses"
 parallel talk: T.Lappi, "Quarkantiquark production from classical fields and chemical equilibration"
 Workshop on QuarkGluonPlasma thermalization, Wien, 1012 August.
 participants: Keijo Kajantie and Tuomas Lappi.
 talk: Tuomas Lappi, "Quarkantiquark production from classical fields and chemical equilibration"
 Kimmo Tuominen, at JYFL, 28.9.2005
 Talk at the HETP seminar: "New theories of dynamical symmetry breaking"
 Michael Strickland, at JYFL, 12.10.2005
 Talk at the HETP seminar: "Hardloop dynamics of nonabelian plasma instabilities"
 Particle Physics Day, Department of Physics, Univ. of Jyväskylä, 18 Oct, 2005.
 participants: K.J. Eskola, K. Kajantie, V.J. Kolhinen, H. Niemi, H. Paukkunen, P.V. Ruuskanen,
T. Renk, S.S. Räsänen, K. Tuominen
 talk: H. Paukkunen: "NuTeV anomaly and nuclear parton distributions revisited"
 talk: T. Renk: "Mach cones in AuAu collisions at RHIC"
 Keijo Kajantie, at HIP 25.10.2005
 HIPseminar: "The initial state of little bang"
 Thorsten Renk, at JYFL, 23.11.2005
 HEP seminar: "Some latest results from RHIC and thoughts for preparing for the start of the LHC."
 Keijo Kajantie, at HIP 25.11.2005
 HIPseminar: "Living in the multiverse"
2004
 Mikko Vepsäläinen, at HIP, Helsinki, 27.1.2004,
 Mischa Sallé, at TFO Phenomenology seminar, Helsinki, 28.1.2004
 Tuomas Lappi, at TFO Phenomenology seminar, Helsinki, 18.2.2004,
 talk: "News from Quark Matter 2004"
 38. Annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, Oulu, 1820 March.
 Participants: H. Honkanen, P. Huovinen, V.J. Kolhinen, H. Niemi, S.S. Räsänen,
M. Vepsäläinen, A. Vuorinen
 Talk: H. Niemi, "Photon production from nonequilibrium QGP in heavy ion collisions"
 Talk: A. Vuorinen, "Thermodynamics of hot and/or dense quarkgluon plasma"
 Talk: H. Honkanen, "Highp_T hadron spectra with parton energy loss through multiple soft scattering"
 Poster: S.S. Räsänen, "Predictions for Hadron Spectra at LHC"
 Poster: M. Vepsäläinen, "Mesonic correlation lengths in hightemperature QCD"
 Aleksi Vuorinen: at TFO Phenomenology seminar, Helsinki, 24.3.2004
 Talk: "Perturbative thermodynamics of QCD matter"
 Workshop "From Nuclear to Nucleon Structure"
in celebration of the 60th birthday of Professor DanOlof Riska, Helsinki, 12 April.
 Talk: Keijo Kajantie, "QCD at finite temperature: theory and experiment".
 Keijo Kajantie, at TFO Phenomenology seminar, Helsinki, 21.4.2004
 Talk: "Hadron masses at finite temperature: attempts to solve an illposed problem"
 Finnish ALICE meeting, Helsinki, 23.4.2004
 Strong and Electroweak Matter 2004 ,
Helsinki, Finland 1619 June 2004
 in the Local Organization Committee: K.J. Eskola, K. Kajantie, K. Rummukainen (chair), M. Salle
 Participants: K.J. Eskola, P.V. Ruuskanen, K. Kajantie, K. Rummukainen, M. Sallé, A. Gynther, A. Hietanen, T. Lappi,
M. Vepsäläinen, A. Vuorinen, H. Niemi, S. Räsänen, K. Tuominen
 invited talk: T. Lappi, "
Classical fields & heavy ion collisions".
 talk: K. Tuominen "
Deconfinement and Chiral Symmetry: Competing Orders".
2003
 Marie Curie research and training network meeting, Paris, Saclay,
2528 January,
 Participants: K. Kajantie
 Aleksi Vuorinen, at HIP, 4.2.2003
 Talk: "Hightemperature QCD at fourloop order:
quark number susceptibilities"
 Kari Rummukainen, at HIP, 4.3.2003
 Talk: "Higgs mechanism without Higgs particle using warped extra dimensions?"
 Tuomas Lappi, at TFO/HYFL, 19.3.2003
 Talk: "Classical fields in heavy ion collisions"

37. Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society,
2022 March, 2003, Helsinki, Finland
 Participants: K. Kajantie, V. Ruuskanen,
V.J. Kolhinen, H. Honkanen, S.S. Räsänen, H. Niemi
 Contributed talk: Talk: H. Honkanen, "Hadron spectra at
high transverse momentum in nuclear collisions at RHIC"
 Poster: H. Niemi et al. "Transverse spectra of hardons at RHIC"
 Antti Gynther, at HIP, 15.4.2003
 Talk: "Thermodynamics of electroweak theory at finite density"
 "Color Glass Condensate and Parton Percolation", Trento, 2229 June.
 Cosmo 03, Ambleside, Lake District, 2529 August.
 Keijo Kajantie, TFO phenomenology seminar, 12 November,
 Talk: "Quark pair production from classical fields in heavy ion collisions"
 Kari Rummukainen, CERN, 19 November,
 Talk: "Pressure in hot QCD  how nonperturbative is it?"

Particle Physics Day, Helsinki Institute of Physics, Helsinki, 15.12.2003
 Talk: H. Honkanen; High$p_T$ hadron spectra with parton energy loss
through multiple soft scattering
 Talk: P. Huovinen; Rate equation network for baryon production in
high energy nuclear collisions
 Talk: V.J. Kolhinen; Enhancement of charm quark production due to
nonlinear corrections to the DGLAP equations
 Talk: S. S. Räsänen; Predictions for Hadron Spectra at the LHC
 Talk: M. Vepsäläinen; Mesonic correlation lengths in hightemperature QCD
2002

The XVI International Conference on Ultrarelativistic
NucleusNucleus Collisions, Quark Matter 2002,
July 1824, 2002, Nantes, France
 Participants: K.J. Eskola, A. Gynther, H. Honkanen, K.Kajantie,
T. Lappi, P.V. Ruuskanen, S. Räsänen,
 Organization: P.V. Ruuskanen, Convenor of the parallel session
"Leptons/Photons"
 Plenary Talk: K. Kajantie, "Physics of LHC (theory)"
 Parallel Talk/Panel discussion: S. S. Räsänen,
"Hydrodynamical description of thermal photons"
 Parallel Talk: V. Ruuskanen, "Dependence of the shape of hadron
spectra on decoupling teperature and resonance effects"
 Poster: Sami Räsänen, Pasi Huovinen, Vesa Ruuskanen;
"Photon Emission in LeadLead Collisions at the CERN SPS"
 Participants in the student preconference on 17 July:
A. Gynther, H. Honkanen, T. Lappi, S. Räsänen

Hard Probes in Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC,
711 October, 2002, CERN
 Participants: K.J. Eskola, V. Ruuskanen, V. Kolhinen
 Organization: K.J.Eskola, Convenor of the subgroup
"PDFs, shadowing and p+A"
 Talk: V. Kolhinen, "DGLAP+GLRMQ evolution of PDFs and nPDFs"
 Talk: V. Ruuskanen, "(Thermal) Photons at LHC"

Particle Physics Day , Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä,
25 October, 2002
 Organization Committee: K.J. Eskola, V. Ruuskanen
w. K. Kainulainen, J. Maalampi
 Participants: K.J. Eskola, A. Gynther, V. Kolhinen, H. Niemi,
V. Ruuskanen
 Talk: V. Kolhinen, "DGLAP+GLRMQ evolution of PDFs and nPDFs"
 Talk: A. Gynther, "Complete Thermodynamics
of the Electroweak Theory"
 Open collaboration meeting of the Finnish ALICE team,
29 November 2002, University of Jyväskylä
 Participants: K.J. Eskola, H. Honkanen,
V. Ruuskanen, S. Räsänen,
 Talk: V. Ruuskanen, "Physics at LHC"
 Talk: S. Räsänen, "Hadron spectra
and multiplicities from a hydrodynamical model"
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