PKI 2018


Pion-Kaon Interactions Workshop
February 14-15, 2018
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Newport News, VA

Meeting room: CEBAF Center, F113

Remote PArticipation

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

8:15am - 8:45am

Registration and coffee

  Session 1:
Chair: Rolf Ent / Secretary: Stuart Fegan
8:45am - 9:00am Welcome and Introductory Remarks Jianwei Qiu (JLab)
9:00am - 9:25am KL Facility at JLab Moskov Amaryan (ODU)
9:25am - 9:50am Kaon-pion scattering from lattice QCD Colin Morningstar (CMU)
9:50am - 10:15am Study of k-pi interaction with KLF Marouen Baalouch (ODU)
10:15am - 10:45am

Coffee break

  Session 2:
Chair: Eugene Chudakov  / Secretary: Chan Kim
10:45am - 11:15am Dalitz plot analysis of three-body charmonium decays at BaBar Antimo Palano  (INFN/Bari U.)
11:15am - 11:45am Kaon and light-meson resonances at COMPASS Boris Grube  (TUM)
11:45am - 12:15pm Recent Belle results related to pion-kaon interactions Bilas Pal (Cincinnati U.)
12:15pm - 2:00pm

Conference Photo & Lunch break - on your own

  Session 3:
Chair: Curtis Meyer / Secretary: Torry Roak
2:00pm - 2:25pm Study of tau ->K pi nu decay at the B factories Denis Epifanov (BINP, NSU) remotely
2:25pm - 2:50pm From pi-K amplitudes to pi-K form factors and back  Bachir Moussallam (Paris-Sud U.)
2:50pm - 3:15pm Three-body interactions in isobar formalism Maxim Mai (GW)
3:15pm - 3:40pm Study of the processes e+e- --> K\barK n pi with the CMD-3 detector at VEPP-2000 collider Vyacheslav Ivanov (BINP) remotely
3:40pm - 4:10pm

Coffee break

  Session 4:
Chair: Charles Hyde / Secretary: Tyler Viducic
4:10pm - 4:35pm The GlueX Meson Program Justin Stevens  (W&M)
4:35pm - 5:00pm Strange meson spectroscopy at CLAS and CLAS12 Alessandra Filippi (INFN Torino) 
5:00pm - 5:25pm Non-leptonic charmless three body decays at LHCb Rafael Silva Coutinho (Zuerich U.)
5:25pm- 5:50pm Dispersive determination of the pi-K scattering lengths  Jacobo Ruiz de Elvira  (Bern U.)
5:50pm Adjourn  

Networking Reception - CEBAF Center Lobby



Thursday, February 15, 2018

8:15am - 8:45am


  Session 5:
Chair: David Richards / Secretary: Will Phelps
8:45am - 9:15am Meson-meson scattering from lattice QCD Jo Dudek (W&M)
9:15am - 9:45am Dispersive analysis of pion-kaon scattering  Jose R. Pelaez  (U. Complutense de Madrid)
9:45am - 10:15am Analyticity Constraints for Exotic Mesons Vincent Mathieu (IU/JLab) remotely
10:15am - 10:55am

Coffee break

  Session 6:
Chair: Jacobo Ruiz / Secretary: Wenliang Li
10:55am - 11:25am Pion-kaon scattering in the final-state interactions of heavy-meson decays Bastian Kubis (Bonn U.)
11:25am - 11:55am Using pi K to understand heavy meson decays Alessandro Pilloni (JLab)
11:55am - 12:25pm Three particle dynamics on the lattice Akaki Rusetsky (Bonn U.)   remotely
12:25pm - 2:00pm

Lunch break - on your own

  Session 7:
Chair: James Ritman / Secretary: Amy Schertz
2:00pm - 2:30pm S-matrix approach to the thermodynamics of hadrons  Pok Man Lo (Wroclaw U.)  remotely
2:30pm - 3:00pm Measurement of hadronic cross sections with the BaBar detector Alessandra Filippi (INFN Torino)
3:00pm - 3:30pm A determination of the pion-kion scattering length from 2+1 flavor lattice QCD Daniel Mohler (Helmholtz-Inst. Mainz)
3:30pm - 4:10pm

Coffee break

  Session 8:
Chair: Bachir Moussallam / Secretary: Nilanga Wickramaarachchi
4:10pm - 4:35pm Strangeness-changing scalar form factor from scattering data and CHPT Michael Doering (GW/JLab)
4:35pm - 4:50pm Closing Remarks Bachir Moussallam (Paris-Sud U.)
4:50pm Closing