Research Highlights

Prof. Goyal publishes new article "Derivation of Quantum Theory from Feynman's Rules"
Building on his previous work showing how to derive Feynman's rules from simpler assumptions, Prof. Goyal's recent article now shows how to derive the rest of the standard von Neumann quantum formalism starting from Feynman's rules, and how to derive the rules for composite systems. The full article is available here.

New Results on Supersymmetry
Using data collected with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, SUNY physicists Julian Bouffard, Jesse Ernst, Adam Fischer, Vivek Jain, and collaborator Stefan Guindon, have recently made public results that put tight constraints on the existence of particles predicted by Supersymmetry, a very attractive extension of the Standard Model of Particle Physics.

Prof. Philip Goyal writes new article "Informational Approach to Identical Particles in Quantum Theory"
Prof. Goyal's article, on the derivation of the symmetrization postulate which is needed to describe identical particles in quantum theory, is available here.

Prof. Goyal publishes new article "Information Physicsâ€”Towards a New Conception of Physical Reality"
Prof. Goyal's article, on the emergence and implications of information physics, is published in the new journal "Information" in a special issue entitled "Information and Matter/Energy"

Prof. Ariel Caticha publishes new article "An Entropic Foundation for Quantum Theory in J. Phys A"
Prof. Ariel Caticha's article "An Entropic Foundation for Quantum Theory", with the subtitle "Can the laws of physics be derived as rules for information processing?", is highlighted in Journal of Physics A.

Profs. Goyal and Knuth publish new article "Quantum Theory and Probability Theory: their Relationship and Origin in Symmetry"
Their article, on the relationship and origins of quantum theory and probability theory, is published in a special issue of the new journal Symmetry entitled "Quantum Symmetry"

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT
Prof. Goyal publishes new article "Derivation of Quantum Theory from Feynman's Rules" in Physical Review A. Full text available here.
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STUDENT SUCCESS
Sajid Bashir and Sajjad Tahir both gave presentations at the upstate NY chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine on November 15. Sajid spoke on "Phase Imaging with Focused Polycapillary Optics," and Sajjad on "Fourier Transform Image Processing Techniques for GridBased Phase Contrast Imaging".
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