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Physics - Particle and Nuclear Physics | EPJ C- The European Physical Journal C (EPJC) - Particles and Fields (Editorial Board)

The European Physical Journal C

The European Physical Journal C

Particles and Fields

Editors-in-Chief: I. Antoniadis; L. Baudis; J. Engelen; G. Isidori

ISSN: 1434-6052 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10052

Editors-in-Chief:

Experimental Physics I: Accelerator Based High-Energy Physics
Jos Engelen, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, Nikhef, Science Park 105, 1098 XG Amsterdam, The Netherlands (engelen@nikhef.nl)

Experimental Physics II: Astroparticle Physics
Laura Baudis, University of Zurich, Physik Institut, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland (lbaudis@physik.uzh.ch)

Theoretical Physics I: Phenomenology of the Standard Model and Beyond
Gino Isidori, Physik-Insitut, Universitaet Zuerich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zuerich, Switzerland (Gino.Isidori@lnf.infn.it)

Theoretical Physics II: Gravitation, Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, General Aspects of Quantum Field Theories, and Alternatives
Ignatios Antoniadis, LPTHE - CNRS – UPMC, Boîte 126, T13-14 4e étage, 4 place Jussieu, F-75252 Paris Cedex 05, France (Ignatios.Antoniadis@cpht.polytechnique.fr)

Review Editors

Cesar Gomez Lopez, Instituto de Física Teórica UAM/CSIC, C/ Nicolás Cabrera 13-15, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain (cesar.gomez@uam.es)

Dieter Haidt, DESY, Notkestrasse 85, 22603 Hamburg, Germany
(haidt@mail.desy.de)

Wolfgang Hollik, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik, Werner-Heisenberg-Institut, Föhringer Ring 6, 80805 München (hollik@mppmu.mpg.de)

John W. Negele, William A. Coolidge Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics, 77 Massachusetts Ave, NE25-4079, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA (negele@mitlns.mit.edu)

Enrico Scomparin, INFN Torino, via P. Giuria 1, 10125 Torino, Italy (scompar@to.infn.it)

Christian Spiering, DESY, Platanenallee 6, 15738 Zeuthen, Germany, (csspier@ifh.de)

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Experimental Physics I: Accelerator Based High-Energy Physics

Arie Bodek, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Bausch and Lomb Building, University, Rochester, NY 14627-0171, USA (bodek@urhep.pas.rochester.edu)

Luisa Cifarelli, Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Bologna, Via Irnerio 46, 40126 Bologna, Italy (Luisa.Cifarelli@bo.infn.it)

Cristinel Diaconu, Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille (C.P.P.M), 163, avenue de Luminy - Case 902, 13288 Marseille cedex 09, France (diaconu@cppm.in2p3.fr)

Eckhard Elsen, CERN, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland  (eckhard.elsen@cern.ch)

Andreas Höcker, PH Department, CERN, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland (Andreas.Hocker@cern.ch)

Sibrand J. de Jong, Experimental High Energy Physics, Radboud University Nijmegen, P.O. Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands (s.dejong@hef.ru.nl)

Clara Matteuzzi, Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, Dipartimento di Fisica G. Occhialini, Piazza della Scienza 3, 20126 Milano, Italy (Clara.Matteuzzi@cern.ch and Clara.Matteuzzi@mib.infn.it)

Joachim Mnich, DESY FH, Notkestr. 85, 22607 Hamburg, Germany (joachim.mnich@desy.de)

Jim E. Pilcher, The University of Chicago, The Enrico Fermi Institute, 5640 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637-1433, USA (j-pilcher@uchicago.edu)

Jürgen Schukraft, CERN, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland (Jurgen.Schukraft@cern.ch)

Frederic Teubert, CERN EP Department, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland (frederic.teubert@cern.ch)

Terry Wyatt, Particle Physics Group, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, MANCHESTER  M13 9PL, UK (twyatt@fnal.gov)

Alexandre Zaitsev, Institute for High Energy Physics, Pobedy 1, 142281, Protvino, Russia (Alexandre.Zaitsev@ihep.ru)

Experimental Physics II: Astroparticle Physics

Karsten Heeger, Department of Physics, Yale University, 266 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06520-8120, USA (karsten.heeger@yale.edu)

Axel Lindner,  Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Notkestr. 85, 22607 Hamburg, Germany (axel.lindner@desy.de)

Jocelyn Monroe, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK (Jocelyn.Monroe@rhul.ac.uk)

Uwe Oberlack, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Institute of Physics & PRISMA, 55099 Mainz, Germany (oberlack@uni-mainz.de)

Elisa Resconi, Experimental Physics with Cosmic Particles (ECP), Technische Universität München, Boltzmannstrasse 2, 85748 Garching, Germany (elisa.resconi@tum.de)


Theoretical Physics I: Phenomenology of the Standard Model and Beyond

Joachim Bartels, Universität Hamburg, II. Institut für Theoretische Physik, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg, Germany (bartels@mail.desy.de)

Stefano Catani, INFN, Sezione di Firenze, Via G.Sansone 1, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy (catani@fi.infn.it)

Gilberto Colangelo, Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Bern, Sidlerstraße 5, 3012 Bern, Switzerland (gilberto@itp.unibe.ch)

Csaba Csaki, 469 Physical Sciences Building, Cornell University, Ithaca NY 14853, USA (csaki@cornell.edu)

Stefano Forte, Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy (stefano.forte@mi.infn.it)

Howard E. Haber, Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA (haber@scipp.ucsc.edu)

Kaoru Hagiwara, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Oho 1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0801, Japan (kaoru.hagiwara@kek.jp)

Sven Heinemeyer, IFCA (CSIC-UC), Avda Castros s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain (heinemey@cern.ch)

Pilar Hernadez Gamazo, Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Valencia, 46100 Valencia,  
Spain (Pilar.Hernandez@ific.uv.es)

Gudrun Hiller, Theoretical Physics T IV, TU Dortmund, 44221 Dortmund, Germany
(ghiller@physik.uni-dortmund.de)

Aleksi Kurkela, CERN, PH-TH 4-2.0.32, CH-1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland, (aleksi.kurkela@cern.ch)

Julien Lesgourgues, Theory Division, PH-TH 4-2-018, CERN, CH-1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland (Julien.Lesgourgues@cern.ch)

Cai Dian Lu, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O.Box 918-4, Beijing,100049, P.R.China (lucd@ihep.ac.cn)

Matthias Neubert, Institut für Physik (ThEP), Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, 55099 Mainz, Germany (neubertm@uni-mainz.de)

Keith Olive, Dept of Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 55455, USA (OLIVE@physics.umn.edu)

Chris Sachrajda, Southampton Theory, Astrophysics and Gravitation Research Centre, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK (cts@soton.ac.uk)

Gavin Salam, PH-TH Department, CERN, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland(gavin.salam@cern.ch)

Francesco Vissani, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, S.S. 17 BIS km. 18.910, 67010 Assergi L’Aquila, Italy (francesco.vissani@lngs.infn.it)

Georg Weiglein, DESY, Theory Group, Notkestrasse 85, Bldg. 2a, D-22603 Hamburg, Germany (georg.weiglein@desy.de)

Urs A.Wiedemann, PH-TH Department, CERN, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland (urs.wiedemann@cern.ch)

Dieter Zeppenfeld, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Wolfgang-Gaede-Str. 1, Physikhochhaus, 76131 Karlsruhe (dieter.zeppenfeld@kit.edu)

Theoretical Physics II: Gravitation, Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, General Aspects of Quantum Field Theories and Alternatives

Andrei Barvinsky, Theory Department, Lebedev Physics Institute, Leninskii Pr. 53, 119991 Moscow, Russia (barvin@td.lpi.ru)

Robert Brandenberger, Department of Physics, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, McGill University, 3600 rue University, Montréal, QC, Canada (rhb@hep.physics.mcgill.ca)

Masud Chaichian, High Energy Physics Division, Department of Physical Sciences, P.O. Box 64, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland (masud.chaichian@helsinki.fi)

Georgi Dvali, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Fakultät für Physik, Theoretische Physik, Theresienstraße 37 / III, 80333 München, Germany (Georgi.Dvali@Physik.Uni-Muenchen.DE)

Gregory Gabadadze, 4 Washington Place, office 526, Department of Physics, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA (ggabada@gmail.com)

Cesar Gomez Lopez, Instituto de Física Teórica UAM/CSIC, C/ Nicolás Cabrera 13-15, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain (cesar.gomez@uam.es)

Mariana Graña, Institut de Physique Théorique, CEA/Saclay, Orme des Merisiers, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France (Mariana.GRANA@cea.fr)

Nemanja Kaloper, Department of Physics, University of California, One Shields Avenue,
Davis, CA 95616, USA (kaloper@physics.ucdavis.edu)

Alexander Kamenshchik, Physics Department, University of Bologna, Via Irnerio 46, Bologna 40126, Italy (Alexander.Kamenshchik@bo.infn.it)

Gautam Mandal, Theoretical Physics Group, TIFR,  Homi Bhabha Road,  Mumbai 400 005, India (mandal@theory.tifr.res.in)

Dominik J. Schwarz, Fakultät für Physik, Universität Bielefeld, Postfach 100131, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany (dschwarz@physik.uni-bielefeld.de)

Shahin Sheikh-Jabbari, School of Physics, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), P.O.Box 19395-5531, Tehran, IRAN (jabbari@theory.ipm.ac.ir)

Kostas Skenderis, School of Mathematics,  University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom (K.Skenderis@soton.ac.uk)

Alexei A. Starobinsky, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics , RAS 2, Kosygina, Moscow, 119334 Russia (alstar@landau.ac.ru)

Theodore Tomaras, Department of Physics, University of Crete, P.O.Box 2208, 71003 Heraklion, Crete, Greece (tomaras@physics.uoc.gr)

Paul Windey, LPTHE - CNRS - UPMC, Boîte 126, T13-14, 4 place Jussieu, 75252 Paris CEDEX 05, France (windey@lpthe.jussieu.fr)

Tools for Experiment and Theory

Erika Garutti, Institute of Experimental Physics (MIN), Detector Laboratory, Building 67b, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg, Germany (erika.garutti@physik.uni-hamburg.de)

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    Experimental Physics I: Accelerator Based High-Energy Physics
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