Yonit Hochberg
Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Academic Appointments
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
2017 - present
Senior Lecturer (Asst. Prof.)
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2016-2017
LHC Theory Initiative Fellowship
University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2013-2016
Postdoctoral Researcher
Education
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
2008-2013
Ph.D., Physics

- Advisors: Yossi Nir & Micha Berkooz

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
2005-2008
M.Sc., Physics

- Advisors: Yossi Nir & Micha Berkooz

Technion, Haifa, Israel
2001-2005
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering
Teaching
Hebrew University
2018
Introduction to Particle Physics (77609)
Publications

1) Axion-like Relics: New Constraints from Old Comagnetometer Data.
By Itay M. Bloch, Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Tomer Volansky.
[arXiv:1907.03767 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP01(2020)167.
JHEP 2001 (2020) 167.

2) Detecting Sub-GeV Dark Matter with Superconducting Nanowires.
By Yonit Hochberg, Ilya Charaev, Sae-Woo Nam, Varun Verma, Marco Colangelo, Karl K. Berggren.
[arXiv:1903.05101 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.151802.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 123 (2019) no.15, 151802.

3) Neutrino physics with the PTOLEMY project: active neutrino properties and the light sterile case.
By PTOLEMY Collaboration (M.G. Betti et al.).
[arXiv:1902.05508 [astro-ph.CO]].
10.1088/1475-7516/2019/07/047.
JCAP 1907 (2019) 047.

4) Diamond Detectors for Direct Detection of Sub-GeV Dark Matter.
By Noah Alexander Kurinsky, To Chin Yu, Yonit Hochberg, Blas Cabrera.
[arXiv:1901.07569 [hep-ex]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.99.123005.
Phys.Rev. D99 (2019) no.12, 123005.

5) Dark Matter in Very Supersymmetric Dark Sectors.
By Avital Dery, Jeff A. Dror, Laurel Stephenson Haskins, Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik.
[arXiv:1901.02018 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.99.095023.
Phys.Rev. D99 (2019) no.9, 095023.

6) A design for an electromagnetic filter for precision energy measurements at the tritium endpoint.
By M.G. Betti et al..
[arXiv:1810.06703 [astro-ph.IM]].
10.1016/j.ppnp.2019.02.004.
Prog.Part.Nucl.Phys. 106 (2019) 120-131.

7) Inflating to the Weak Scale.
By Michael Geller, Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik.
[arXiv:1809.07338 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.191802.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 122 (2019) no.19, 191802.

8) PTOLEMY: A Proposal for Thermal Relic Detection of Massive Neutrinos and Directional Detection of MeV Dark Matter.
By PTOLEMY Collaboration (E. Baracchini et al.).
[arXiv:1808.01892 [physics.ins-det]].

9) Strongly interacting massive particles through the axion portal.
By Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Robert Mcgehee, Hitoshi Murayama, Katelin Schutz.
[arXiv:1806.10139 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.98.115031.
Phys.Rev. D98 (2018) no.11, 115031.

10) Long-Lived Particles at the Energy Frontier: The MATHUSLA Physics Case.
By David Curtin et al..
[arXiv:1806.07396 [hep-ph]].
10.1088/1361-6633/ab28d6.
Rept.Prog.Phys. 82 (2019) no.11, 116201.

11) Twin Higgs model with strongly interacting massive particle dark matter.
By Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Hitoshi Murayama.
[arXiv:1805.09345 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.99.015005.
Phys.Rev. D99 (2019) no.1, 015005.

12) Detection of sub-MeV Dark Matter with Three-Dimensional Dirac Materials.
By Yonit Hochberg et al..
[arXiv:1708.08929 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.97.015004.
Phys.Rev. D97 (2018) no.1, 015004.

13) US Cosmic Visions: New Ideas in Dark Matter 2017: Community Report.
By Marco Battaglieri et al..
[arXiv:1707.04591 [hep-ph]].

14) Vector SIMP dark matter.
By Soo-Min Choi, Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Hyun Min Lee, Yann Mambrini, Hitoshi Murayama, Mathias Pierre.
[arXiv:1707.01434 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP10(2017)162.
JHEP 1710 (2017) 162.

15) Dark spectroscopy at lepton colliders.
By Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Hitoshi Murayama.
[arXiv:1706.05008 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.97.055030.
Phys.Rev. D97 (2018) no.5, 055030.

16) Dark Sectors 2016 Workshop: Community Report.
By Jim Alexander et al..
[arXiv:1608.08632 [hep-ph]].

17) Absorption of light dark matter in semiconductors.
By Yonit Hochberg, Tongyan Lin, Kathryn M. Zurek.
[arXiv:1608.01994 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.95.023013.
Phys.Rev. D95 (2017) no.2, 023013.

18) Directional detection of dark matter with two-dimensional targets.
By Yonit Hochberg, Yonatan Kahn, Mariangela Lisanti, Christopher G. Tully, Kathryn M. Zurek.
[arXiv:1606.08849 [hep-ph]].
10.1016/j.physletb.2017.06.051.
Phys.Lett. B772 (2017) 239-246.

19) Detecting Ultralight Bosonic Dark Matter via Absorption in Superconductors.
By Yonit Hochberg, Tongyan Lin, Kathryn M. Zurek.
[arXiv:1604.06800 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.94.015019.
Phys.Rev. D94 (2016) no.1, 015019.

20) SIMP Spectroscopy.
By Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Hitoshi Murayama.
[arXiv:1512.07917 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP05(2016)090.
JHEP 1605 (2016) 090.

21) Detecting Superlight Dark Matter with Fermi-Degenerate Materials.
By Yonit Hochberg, Matt Pyle, Yue Zhao, Kathryn M. Zurek.
[arXiv:1512.04533 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP08(2016)057.
JHEP 1608 (2016) 057.

22) Superconducting Detectors for Superlight Dark Matter.
By Yonit Hochberg, Yue Zhao, Kathryn M. Zurek.
[arXiv:1504.07237 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.011301.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 116 (2016) no.1, 011301.

23) Model for Thermal Relic Dark Matter of Strongly Interacting Massive Particles.
By Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Hitoshi Murayama, Tomer Volansky, Jay G. Wacker.
[arXiv:1411.3727 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.021301.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 115 (2015) no.2, 021301.

24) Displaced Vertices from X-ray Lines.
By Adam Falkowski, Yonit Hochberg, Joshua T. Ruderman.
[arXiv:1409.2872 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP11(2014)140.
JHEP 1411 (2014) 140.

25) Mechanism for Thermal Relic Dark Matter of Strongly Interacting Massive Particles.
By Yonit Hochberg, Eric Kuflik, Tomer Volansky, Jay G. Wacker.
[arXiv:1402.5143 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.171301.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 113 (2014) 171301.

26) Higgs couplings to fermions: 2HDM with MFV.
By Avital Dery, Aielet Efrati, Gudrun Hiller, Yonit Hochberg, Yosef Nir.
[arXiv:1304.6727 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP08(2013)006.
JHEP 1308 (2013) 006.

27) A tale of two Higgs.
By Aielet Efrati, Daniel Grossman, Yonit Hochberg.
[arXiv:1302.7215 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP09(2013)118.
JHEP 1309 (2013) 118.

28) What if $BR(h\to\mu\mu)$ $BR(h\to\tau\tau) \not= m_\mu^2/m_\tau^2$?.
By Avital Dery, Aielet Efrati, Yonit Hochberg, Yosef Nir.
[arXiv:1302.3229 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP05(2013)039.
JHEP 1305 (2013) 039.

29) Implications of LHCb measurements and future prospects.
By LHCb Collaboration (R Aaij et al.).
[arXiv:1208.3355 [hep-ex]].
10.1140/epjc/s10052-013-2373-2.
Eur.Phys.J. C73 (2013) no.4, 2373.

30) Predictions from Heavy New Physics Interpretation of the Top Forward-Backward Asymmetry.
By Cedric Delaunay, Oram Gedalia, Yonit Hochberg, Yotam Soreq.
[arXiv:1207.0740 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP12(2012)053.
JHEP 1212 (2012) 053.

31) Supersymmetric $\Delta A_{CP}$.
By Gudrun Hiller, Yonit Hochberg, Yosef Nir.
[arXiv:1204.1046 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.85.116008.
Phys.Rev. D85 (2012) 116008.

32) Relating direct CP violation in D decays and the forward-backward asymmetry in $t\bar t$ production.
By Yonit Hochberg, Yosef Nir.
[arXiv:1112.5268 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.261601.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 108 (2012) 261601.

33) Scalar-mediated $t\bar t$ forward-backward asymmetry.
By Kfir Blum, Yonit Hochberg, Yosef Nir.
[arXiv:1107.4350 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP10(2011)124.
JHEP 1110 (2011) 124.

34) Implications of the CDF $t \bar{t}$ Forward-Backward Asymmetry for Hard Top Physics.
By Cedric Delaunay, Oram Gedalia, Yonit Hochberg, Gilad Perez, Yotam Soreq.
[arXiv:1103.2297 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP08(2011)031.
JHEP 1108 (2011) 031.

35) Implications of the CDF $t\bar{t}$ forward–backward asymmetry for boosted top physics.
By Kfir Blum, Cedric Delaunay, Oram Gedalia, Yonit Hochberg, Seung J. Lee, Yosef Nir, Gilad Perez, Yotam Soreq.
[arXiv:1102.3133 [hep-ph]].
10.1016/j.physletb.2011.07.020.
Phys.Lett. B702 (2011) 364-369.

36) Implications of large dimuon CP asymmetry in $B_{d,s}$ decays on minimal flavor violation with low tan $\beta$.
By Kfir Blum, Yonit Hochberg, Yosef Nir.
[arXiv:1007.1872 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP09(2010)035.
JHEP 1009 (2010) 035.

37) Flavor in Supersymmetry: Anarchy versus Structure.
By Gudrun Hiller, Yonit Hochberg, Yosef Nir.
[arXiv:1001.1513 [hep-ph]].
10.1007/JHEP03(2010)079.
JHEP 1003 (2010) 079.

38) Inverted Sparticle Hierarchies from Natural Particle Hierarchies.
By Ofer Aharony, Leon Berdichevsky, Micha Berkooz, Yonit Hochberg, Daniel Robles-Llana.
[arXiv:1001.0637 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.81.085006.
Phys.Rev. D81 (2010) 085006.

39) Vacuum (Meta)Stability Beyond the MSSM.
By Kfir Blum, Cedric Delaunay, Yonit Hochberg.
[arXiv:0905.1701 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.80.075004.
Phys.Rev. D80 (2009) 075004.

40) Flavor Changing Processes in Supersymmetric Models with Hybrid Gauge- and Gravity-Mediation.
By Gudrun Hiller, Yonit Hochberg, Yosef Nir.
[arXiv:0812.0511 [hep-ph]].
10.1088/1126-6708/2009/03/115.
JHEP 0903 (2009) 115.

41) Splitting the Wino Multiplet by Higher-Dimensional Operators in Anomaly Mediation.
By Micha Berkooz, Yonit Hochberg.
[arXiv:0809.4832 [hep-ph]].
10.1103/PhysRevD.79.035008.
Phys.Rev. D79 (2009) 035008.