First Name
Christopher
Last Name
Hearty
Position
Professor/IPP Scientist
Office Room
Hennings 268
Lab Room
TRIUMF/Henn.222
Tel (Office)
(604) 822-9163
Tel (Lab)
(604) 221-3228/2-1445
Email
hearty@physics.ubc.ca
Research Groups

Students Wanted
actively recruiting


Bachelor's Degree
Simon Fraser University, 1982, Mathematics and Physics

Doctoral Degree
University of Washington, 1987

Employment History

Postdoctoral researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1987-1994


Awards

APS Fellow, September 2015
The 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, split between 5 experiments, including T2K


Committees and Service

Chair, teaching peer review committee
Chair, Belle II Institutional Board


Research Area
Particle & Nuclear Physics

Research Field
Subatomic PhysicsBelle II (see my research web site: http://www.physics.ubc.ca/~hearty/hearty.html)

Research Topics
Direct searches for new physics in e+ e- collisions; dark sector; light Higgs

Selected Publications
  • M. Dolan, T. Ferber, C. Hearty, F. Kahlhoefer, and K. Schmidt-Hoberg, Revised constraints and Belle II sensitivity for visible and invisible axion-like particles, [1709.00009], submitted to JHEP. 
  • BaBar collab., Search for a light Higgs resonance in radiative decays of the ϒ(1S) with a charm tag, Phys. Rev. D 91 (2015) 071102(R). 
  • BaBar collab., Search for a dark photon in e+e- collisions at BaBar, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 (2014) 201801.
  • J.F. Caron et al, Improved particle identification using cluster counting in a full-length drift chamber prototype, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 735 (2014) 169.
  • BaBar collab., Observation of Time-reversal violation in the B0 meson system, Phys. Rev. Lett 109 (2012) 211801.
  • BaBar collab., Evidence for an excess of B --> D(*) tau nu decays, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 (2012) 101802. 
  • BaBar collab., Search for hadronic decays of a light Higgs boson in the radiative decay Upsilon --> gamma A0, Phys.Rev.Lett. 107 (2011) 221803. 
  • N. Abgrall et al, Time Projection Chambers for the T2K Near Detectors, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A637 (2011) 25-46.