Marco Drewes



Centre for Cosmology, Particle Physics and Phenomenology - CP3
Université catholique de Louvain
2, Chemin du Cyclotron - Box L7.01.05
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

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People responsibilities
Wenyuan Ai (UCL-FSR) (member since October 2019)
My research focuses on phase transitions as well as its applications in the early universe and electroweak vacuum metastability. I am also interested in nonequilibrium quantum field theory and black hole physics.
Drazen Glavan (IISN) (member since January 2019)
My research interests lie in the overlap of non-equilibrium quantum field theory and cosmology. In particular, my research focuses on quantum loop effects in primordial inflation, perturbative quantum gravity, and warm inflation, both from the formal and phenomenological approach.
Richard Ruiz (IISN) (member since October 2018)
I am a high energy physicist and collider theorist. My primary research focuses on understanding the origin of tiny, nonzero neutrino masses and tests of neutrino mass models (Seesaw models) at collider experiments, such as the Large Hadron Collider. This includes extended gauge sectors (LR-Symmetric, GUT models), scalar sectors (SU(2)L doublets and triplets), and fermionic sectors (SU(2)L singlets and triplets). I have a particular interest in collider signatures involving initial-state electroweak vector bosons (vector boson fusion/scattering) and the impact of (resummed) QCD corrections on (new physics) collider processes. This includes resummation in the context of perturbative QCD and SCET.


PhD students
Gilles Buldgen (FNRS - FRIA)
Philipp Klose (IISN - INNOVIRIS)
PhD Student with Marco Drewes and Chiara Arina.
Lei Ming (member since September 2019)
Research statement
Many properties of the cosmos that we observe today can be understood as the result of quantum processes in the hot and dense plasma that filled the universe in the first moments after the "big bang". This allows cosmologists to understand the history of the observable universe in terms of elementary particles and the fundamental interactions between them. On the other hand, the extreme conditions in the primordial plasma allow particle physicists to test their ideas in an environment that cannot be created in the laboratory. With our research, we exploit this mutual benefit to learn about both, the fundamental laws of nature and how they shaped the cosmos that we live in.
Publications in CP3
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Number of publications as CP3 member: 29 Download BibTeX

Last 5 publications


CP3-19-54: General Markovian Equation for Scalar Fields in a Slowly Evolving Background
Buldgen, Gilles and Drewes, Marco and Kang, Jin U. and Mun, Ui Ri

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Refereed paper. December 6.
CP3-19-51: Towards a precision calculation of the effective number of neutrinos $N_{\rm eff}$ in the Standard Model I: The QED equation of state
Bennett, Jack J. and Buldgen, Gilles and Drewes, Marco and Wong, Yvonne Y. Y.

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25 pages, plus appendices and 8 figures
Refereed paper. November 19.
CP3-19-37: A frequentist analysis of three right-handed neutrinos with GAMBIT
Chrzaszcz, Marcin and Drewes, Marco and Gonzalo, Tomas and Harz, Julia and Krishnamurthy, Suraj and Weniger, Christoph

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Refereed paper. August 8.
CP3-19-36: Heavy Ions and Hidden Sectors
Marco Drewes

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Contribution to the CERN Courier Field Notes
July 31.
CP3-19-35: On Lepton Number Violation in Heavy Neutrino Decays at Colliders
Drewes, Marco and Klarić, Juraj and Klose, Philipp

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Refereed paper. July 31.

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