University at Albany

Physics Faculty

Vivek Jain
Assistant Professor of Physics
PhD. University of Hawaii

Office: Physics 311
Telephone: (518) 442-4540

Academic History:
  • M.S. Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, 1981
  • University of Hawaii, 1988
  • Assistant Professor, University at Albany, SUNY (2012-present)
Research Areas:
  • Experimental Particle Physics
  • Member of the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Switzerland
Selected Publications:
  • Some blog posts for the general public
  • Trailer of "Particle Fever - a documentary about the quest for the Higgs boson

  • "A measurement of material in the ATLAS tracker using secondary hadronic interactions in 7 TeV pp collisions", JINST 11, 11020 (2016).
  • The ATLAS Collaboration, "Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson produced in association with top quarks and decaying into bb¯ in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector"., Eur. Phys. J. C (2015) 75:349.
  • The ATLAS Collaboration, "Search for massive, long-lived particles using multitrack displaced vertices or displaced lepton pairs in pp collisions at sqrt(s)=8~TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC", Accepted by Phys. Rev. D., [arXiv:hep-ex/1504.05162].
  • The ATLAS Collaboration, "ATLAS Phase-II Upgrade Scoping Document", "Physics at a High-Luminosity LHC with ATLAS", [arXiv:hep-ex/1307.7292].
  • "Search for doubly charmed baryons Cascade_cc+ and Cascade_cc++ in BaBar". B. Aubert et al., Physical Review D 74, 011103 (2006)
  • "Direct Limits on the B0s Oscillation Frequency", D0 Collaboration, V.M. Abazov, et al., Physical Review Letters 97, 021802 (2006)
  • "Observation and Properties of the X(3872) Decaying to J/psi pi+ pi- in pp Collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV", D0 Collaboration: V.M. Abazov, et al., Physical Review Letters 93, 162002 (2004)
  • "Search for the Decay K+ to pi+ nu nubar in the Momentum Region P(pi+) Less than 195MeV/C", S. Adler et al., Physics Letters B 537, 211 (2002)
  • "First Measurement of Gamma(D*+)", CLEO Collaboration, S. Ahmed et al., Physical Review Letters 87, 251801 (2001)
  • "A Compact Gas Cerenkov Detector with Novel Optics", M. Sivertz et al., Nuclear Instruments and Methods A 385, 37 (1997)
  • "A search for non-resonant B+ to h+h+h- decays", CLEO Collaboration, T. Bergfeld et al., Physical Review Letters 77, 4503 (1996)
  • "Measurement of the Absolute Branching Fraction for D0 to K-pi+", CLEO Collaboration, D.S. Akerib et al., Physical Review Letters 71, 3070 (1993)
  • "Dimuon Production by Neutrinos in the Fermilab 15 Ft. Bubble Chamber at the Tevatron", E632 Collaboration, V. Jain et al., Physical Review D 41, 2057 (1990)