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The search for a satisfying theory that unifies general relativity with quantum field theory is surely one of the major tasks for physicists in the 21st century. During the last decade, the phenomenology of quantum gravity and string theory has been examined from various points of view, opening new perspectives and testable predictions. I will give a short introduction into these effective models which allow to extend the standard model and include the expected effects of the underlying fundamental theory.I will talk about models with extra dimensions, models with a minimal length scale and those with a deformation of Lorentz invariance. The focus is on observable consequences, such as black hole and graviton production and modifications of standard-model cross-sections.

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Since I have an interest in the work being done on minimum length, I have listed some papers which I found. (Saves you the time to dig them up)

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http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/strings_c06/hossenfelder/pdf/Hossenfelder_SP_KITP.pdf

THE MINIMUM LENGTH A POWER POINT PRESENTATION

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http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-th/pdf/0611/0611017v1.pdf

Phenomenological Quantum Gravity

S. Hossenfelder

01 Nov 2006

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http://www.citebase.org/fulltext?format=application/pdf&identifier=oai:arXiv.org:hep-ph/0512050

Studying the effects of minimal length in large extra dimensional

models in the jet + missing energy channels at hadron colliders

Gautam Bhattacharyya 1, Kumar Rao 2, K. Sridhar

02 July 2006

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http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-th/pdf/0603/0603032v2.pdf

Interpretation of Quantum Field Theories with a Minimal Length Scale

S. Hossenfelder

23 May 2006

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http://www.citebase.org/fulltext?format=application/pdf&identifier=oai:arXiv.org:hep-th/0510245

Self-consistency in Theories with a Minimal Length

S. Hossenfelder

21 Feb 2006

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http://www.citebase.org/fulltext?format=application/pdf&identifier=oai:arXiv.org:hep-th/0502142

The Casimir Effect in the Presence of a Minimal Length

U. Harbach

S. Hossenfelder

15 March 2005

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http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-ph/pdf/0404/0404205v1.pdf

Signatures of a minimal length scale in high precision experiments

U. Harbach,1, ∗ S. Hossenfelder,2 M. Bleicher,1 and H. St¨ocker1

23 April 2004

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http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/hep-ph/pdf/0607/0607165v3.pdf

Mini Black Holes in the first year of the LHC

Discovery Through Di-Jet Suppression, Mono-Jet Emission and ionising tracks

in ALICE

H. St¨ocker

24 July 2006

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http://dpf2004.ucr.edu/talks/talk301.pdf

High precision measurements and the minimal scale

Constraining models with Large eXtra Dimensions through high precision

experiments

Ulrich Harbach

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Is anyone aware of any refinement being done on the calculations?

jal

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