# Research Areas in Theoretical Particle Physics

Faculty, postdocs, and graduate students in the Department are actively involved in theoretical research in a wide range of fields:

**Quantum Field Theory**

- Conformal field theory
- Formal properties of perturbation theory
- Lattice gauge theory
- Nonperturbative phenomena

**String theory**

- AdS/CFT correspondence
- Hydrodynamics

**Particle-Physics Phenomenology**

- LHC physics
- Supersymmetry
- Dark matter
- The Standard Model
- Hadron spectroscopy
- Neutrino physics

**Nuclear Physics**

- Breaking of fundamental symmetries in nuclei
- Nuclear physics problems in astrophysics
- Quark-gluon plasma and high-density matter

**Foundations** (see Quantum Foundations & Information Group)

- Foundations of quantum mechanics
- Group theory and relativistic quantum mechanics
- Quantum information theory
- Quantum gravity and quantum cosmology
- Quantum mechanics of black holes and the information puzzle

**Bio-informatics**

- Quantum clustering

Please see specific information in the personal pages of the faculty