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

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.