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gravitational wave signatures of fundamental physics, cosmological matter-antimatter asymmetry, dark matter models and detection, phenomenology of supersymmetry and unification, applied epistemology

1990 …2021

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Biography

Csaba Balazs is a theoretical particle physicist who infers fundamental principles of Nature from experiment. In a quest to complete Einstein's dream, he tackles some of the deepest mysteries of physics: How did the Universe begin, what is it made of, how do its constituents interact, and how does it evolve? Csaba Balazs studies the cosmic connections between the smallest (the elementary particles) and the largest (the Universe), which encode the answers to some of these basic questions. Since the fundamental forces governing the subatomic world also shape the structure of our Universe, part of the answer is written in the stars.

The fundamental principles of physics are also being probed at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, the highest energy experiment ever built. The LHC is testing our understanding of what the elementary particles really are and how certain properties of these particles, such as their mass, arise. The work of Csaba Balazs enables physicists to interpret the LHC results and assists extracting the fundamental principles of Nature. His work also incorporates astrophysical observations that complement the information from the LHC, shedding light on the elusive dark matter, dark energy and, perhaps, dark forces.

Research area keywords

  • Dark matter models and discovery
  • Cosmic matter-antimatter asymmetry
  • Baryogenesis
  • Primordial gravitational waves
  • Higgs boson portal to physics
  • Supersymmetry, supergravity
  • Unification of fundamental forces
  • Extra dimensions
  • Particle astrophysics
  • Particle cosmology

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  • A comparison of optimisation algorithms for high-dimensional particle and astrophysics applications

    The DarkMachines High Dimensional Sampling Group, 13 May 2021, In: Journal of High Energy Physics. 2021, 5, 46 p., 108.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
    3 Citations (Scopus)
  • CosmoBit: A GAMBIT module for computing cosmological observables and likelihoods

    The GAMBIT Cosmology Workgroup, Feb 2021, In: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2021, 2, 100 p., 022.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

    8 Citations (Scopus)
  • Global fits of axion-like particles to XENON1T and astrophysical data

    Athron, P., Balázs, C., Beniwal, A., Camargo-Molina, J. E., Fowlie, A., Gonzalo, T. E., Hoof, S., Kahlhoefer, F., Marsh, D. J. E., Prim, M. T., Scaffidi, A., Scott, P., Su, W., White, M., Wu, L. & Zhang, Y., May 2021, In: Journal of High Energy Physics. 2021, 5, 40 p., 159.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
    13 Citations (Scopus)
  • Sensitivity of the Cherenkov Telescope Array for probing cosmology and fundamental physics with gamma-ray propagation

    Abdalla, H., Abe, H., Acero, F., Acharyya, A., Adam, R., Agudo, I., Aguirre-Santaella, A., Alfaro, R., Alfaro, J., Alispach, C., Aloisio, R., Batista, R. A., Amati, L., Amato, E., Ambrosi, G., Angüner, E. O., Araudo, A., Armstrong, T., Arqueros, F., Arrabito, L. & 479 others, Asano, K., Ascasíbar, Y., Ashley, M., Backes, M., Balazs, C., Balbo, M., Balmaverde, B., Larriva, A. B., Martins, V. B., Barkov, M., Baroncelli, L., De Almeida, U. B., Barrio, J. A., Batista, P. I., González, J. B., Becherini, Y., Beck, G., Tjus, J. B., Belmont, R., Benbow, W., Bernardini, E., Berti, A., Berton, M., Bertucci, B., Beshley, V., Bi, B., Biasuzzi, B., Biland, A., Bissaldi, E., Biteau, J., Blanch, O., Bocchino, F., Boisson, C., Bolmont, J., Bonanno, G., Arbeletche, L. B., Bonnoli, G., Bordas, P., Bottacini, E., Böttcher, M., Bozhilov, V., Bregeon, J., Brill, A., Brown, A. M., Bruno, P., Bruno, A., Bulgarelli, A., Burton, M., Buscemi, M., Caccianiga, A., Cameron, R., Capasso, M., Caprai, M., Caproni, A., Capuzzo-Dolcetta, R., Caraveo, P., Carosi, R., Carosi, A., Casanova, S., Cascone, E., Cauz, D., Cerny, K., Cerruti, M., Chadwick, P., Chaty, S., Chen, A., Chernyakova, M., Chiaro, G., Chiavassa, A., Chytka, L., Conforti, V., Conte, F., Contreras, J. L., Coronado-Blazquez, J., Cortina, J., Costa, A., Costantini, H., Covino, S., Cristofari, P., Cuevas, O., D'Ammando, F., Daniel, M. K., Davies, J., Dazzi, F., Angelis, A. D., De Lavergne, M. D. B., Caprio, V. D., De Dos Anjos, R. C., De Gouveia Dal Pino, E. M., Lotto, B. D., Martino, D. D., De Naurois, M., Wilhelmi, E. D. O., Palma, F. D., De Souza, V., Delgado, C., Ceca, R. D., Volpe, D. D., Depaoli, D., Girolamo, T. D., Pierro, F. D., Díaz, C., Díaz-Bahamondes, C., Diebold, S., Djannati-Ataï, A., Dmytriiev, A., Domínguez, A., Donini, A., Dorner, D., Doro, M., Dournaux, J., Dwarkadas, V. V., Ebr, J., Eckner, C., Einecke, S., Ekoume, T. R. N., Elsässer, D., Emery, G., Evoli, C., Fairbairn, M., Falceta-Goncalves, D., Fegan, S., Feng, Q., Ferrand, G., Fiandrini, E., Fiasson, A., Fioretti, V., Foffano, L., Fonseca, M. V., Font, L., Fontaine, G., Franco, F. J., Coromina, L. F., Fukami, S., Fukazawa, Y., Fukui, Y., Gaggero, D., Galanti, G., Gammaldi, V., Garcia, E., Garczarczyk, M., Gascon, D., Gaug, M., Gent, A., Ghalumyan, A., Ghirlanda, G., Gianotti, F., Giarrusso, M., Giavitto, G., Giglietto, N., Giordano, F., Glicenstein, J., Goldoni, P., González, J. M., Gourgouliatos, K., Grabarczyk, T., Grandi, P., Granot, J., Grasso, D., Green, J., Grube, J., Gueta, O., Gunji, S., Halim, A., Harvey, M., Collado, T. H., Hayashi, K., Heller, M., Cadena, S. H., Hervet, O., Hinton, J., Hiroshima, N., Hnatyk, B., Hnatyk, R., Hoffmann, D., Hofmann, W., Holder, J., Horan, D., Hörandel, J., Horvath, P., Hovatta, T., Hrabovsky, M., Hrupec, D., Hughes, G., Hütten, M., Iarlori, M., Inada, T., Inoue, S., Insolia, A., Ionica, M., Iori, M., Jacquemont, M., Jamrozy, M., Janecek, P., Martínez, I. J., Jin, W., Jung-Richardt, I., Jurysek, J., Kaaret, P., Karas, V., Karkar, S., Kawanaka, N., Kerszberg, D., Khélifi, B., Kissmann, R., Knödlseder, J., Kobayashi, Y., Kohri, K., Komin, N., Kong, A., Kosack, K., Kubo, H., Palombara, N. L., Lamanna, G., Lang, R. G., Lapington, J., Laporte, P., Lefaucheur, J., Lemoine-Goumard, M., Lenain, J., Leone, F., Leto, G., Leuschner, F., Lindfors, E., Lloyd, S., Lohse, T., Lombardi, S., Longo, F., Lopez, A., López, M., López-Coto, R., Loporchio, S., Lucarelli, F., Luque-Escamilla, P. L., Lyard, E., Maggio, C., Majczyna, A., Makariev, M., Mallamaci, M., Mandat, D., Maneva, G., Manganaro, M., Manicò, G., Marcowith, A., Marculewicz, M., Markoff, S., Marquez, P., Martí, J., Martinez, O., Martínez, M., Martínez, G., Martínez-Huerta, H., Maurin, G., Mazin, D., Mbarubucyeye, J. D., Miranda, D. M., Meyer, M., Micanovic, S., Miener, T., Minev, M., Miranda, J. M., Mitchell, A., Mizuno, T., Mode, B., Moderski, R., Mohrmann, L., Molina, E., Montaruli, T., Moralejo, A., Merino, J. M., Morcuende-Parrilla, D., Morselli, A., Mukherjee, R., Mundell, C., Murach, T., Muraishi, H., Nagai, A., Nakamori, T., Nemmen, R., Niemiec, J., Nieto, D., Nievas, M., Nikolajuk, M., Nishijima, K., Noda, K., Nosek, D., Nozaki, S., O'Brien, P., Ohira, Y., Ohishi, M., Oka, T., Ong, R. A., Orienti, M., Orito, R., Orlandini, M., Orlando, E., Osborne, J. P., Ostrowski, M., Oya, I., Pagliaro, A., Palatka, M., Paneque, D., Pantaleo, F. R., Paredes, J. M., Parmiggiani, N., Patricelli, B., Pavletić, L., Pe'Er, A., Pech, M., Pecimotika, M., Peresano, M., Persic, M., Petruk, O., Pfrang, K., Piatteli, P., Pietropaolo, E., Pillera, R., Pilszyk, B., Pimentel, D., Pintore, F., Pita, S., Pohl, M., Poireau, V., Polo, M., Prado, R. R., Prast, J., Principe, G., Produit, N., Prokoph, H., Prouza, M., Przybilski, H., Pueschel, E., Pühlhofer, G., Pumo, M. L., Punch, M., Queiroz, F., Quirrenbach, A., Rando, R., Razzaque, S., Rebert, E., Recchia, S., Reichherzer, P., Reimer, O., Reimer, A., Renier, Y., Reposeur, T., Rhode, W., Ribeiro, D., Ribó, M., Richtler, T., Rico, J., Rieger, F., Rizi, V., Rodriguez, J., Fernandez, G. R., Ramirez, J. C. R., Vázquez, J. J. R., Romano, P., Romeo, G., Roncadelli, M., Rosado, J., De Leon, A. R., Rowell, G., Rudak, B., Rujopakarn, W., Russo, F., Sadeh, I., Saha, L., Saito, T., Greus, F. S., Sanchez, D., Sánchez-Conde, M., Sangiorgi, P., Sano, H., Santander, M., Santos, E. M., Sanuy, A., Sarkar, S., Saturni, F. G., Sawangwit, U., Scherer, A., Schleicher, B., Schovanek, P., Schussler, F., Schwanke, U., Sciacca, E., Scuderi, S., Arroyo, M. S., Sergijenko, O., Servillat, M., Seweryn, K., Shalchi, A., Sharma, P., Shellard, R. C., Siejkowski, H., Sinha, A., Sliusar, V., Slowikowska, A., Sokolenko, A., Sol, H., Specovius, A., Spencer, S., Spiga, D., Stamerra, A., Stanič, S., Starling, R., Stolarczyk, T., Straumann, U., Strišković, J., Suda, Y., Świerk, P., Tagliaferri, G., Takahashi, H., Takahashi, M., Tavecchio, F., Taylor, L., Tejedor, L. A., Temnikov, P., Terrier, R., Terzic, T., Testa, V., Tian, W., Tibaldo, L., Tonev, D., Torres, D. F., Torresi, E., Tosti, L., Tothill, N., Tovmassian, G., Travnicek, P., Truzzi, S., Tuossenel, F., Umana, G., Vacula, M., Vagelli, V., Valentino, M., Vallage, B., Vallania, P., Eldik, C. V., Varner, G. S., Vassiliev, V., Acosta, M. V., Vecchi, M., Veh, J., Vercellone, S., Vergani, S., Verguilov, V., Vettolani, G. P., Viana, A., Vigorito, C. F., Vitale, V., Vorobiov, S., Vovk, I., Vuillaume, T., Wagner, S. J., Walter, R., Watson, J., White, M., White, R., Wiemann, R., Wierzcholska, A., Will, M., Williams, D. A., Wischnewski, R., Wolter, A., Yamazaki, R., Yanagita, S., Yang, L., Yoshikoshi, T., Zacharias, M., Zaharijas, G., Zaric, D., Zavrtanik, M., Zavrtanik, D., Zdziarski, A. A., Zech, A., Zechlin, H., Zhdanov, V. I. & Živec, M., Feb 2021, In: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2021, 2, 66 p., 048.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    16 Citations (Scopus)
  • Sensitivity of the Cherenkov Telescope Array to a dark matter signal from the Galactic centre

    The Cherenkov Telescope Array Consortium, Jan 2021, In: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2021, 1, 057.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
    259 Citations (Scopus)