Vera Guelpers

Dr V Guelpers

Lecturer in Lattice Field Theory
Academic staff
James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB)
Room 4409

Vera is a member of the following School research institute and research group:

Research interests

One of the fundamental interactions within the Standard Model of Particle Physics is the strong nuclear force, which binds quarks and gluons into bound states called hadrons. At small energies ab-initio theoretical predictions involving the strong nuclear force are only possible using Monte Carlo methods in a numerical approach known as Lattice QCD in conjunction with large supercomputers. High-precision calculations using Lattice QCD are essential ingredients in finding potential small deviations between experimental measurements and theoretical predictions from the Standard Model, and thus provide a powerful tool to discover new physics. 

My recent research projects include lattice calculations relevant for weak decays of mesons and baryons, isospin symmetry breaking corrections & Lattice QCD+QED and the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon.

Vera currently offers the following PhD project opportunities:

Recent publications

  1. , , , and , Journal of High Energy Physics, 2023, 4, p. 1-38
  2. , , and , Proceedings of Science, Sissa Medialab Srl, 430, p. 1-9
  3. , , , , , , , , , , , and , Proceedings of Science, Sissa Medialab Srl, 430, p. 1-10
  4. , , , , , , , , and , Physical Review Letters, 121, 2