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Sheldon Stone

Sheldon Stone

Distinguished Professor of Physics
Physics Department

329 Physics Building

Research Interests

  • Experimental elementary particle physics.
  • The Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment (LHCb.)
  • Searches for New Physics in B decays.
  • Development of new hardware for the LHCb detector.

News Articles

Physicist Wins National Prize

Physicists Reveal Why Matter Dominates Universe

Professor Lauded for Contributions to Experimental Particle Physics

Syracuse Awarded $3.7 Million for Particle Physics Research

Syracuse Physicists Help Restart Large Hadron Collider

LHCb's Pentaquark Discovery Named 'Top-10 Breakthrough' of 2015

Syracuse Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, Antimatter in Universe

National Science Foundation Awards Elite Team of Syracuse University Physicists $5.2 Million

Syracuse University Physicists Confirm Existence of New Type of Meson

Syracuse Physicists Aid in Discovery of Subatomic Process

Physicists Confirm Existence of Rare Pentaquarks


1972 Ph.D. in Physics
University of Rochester
1967 B.S. in Physics cum laude
Brooklyn College

Awards & Professional Honors

  • Fellow American Physical Society

Selected Publications

“First observation of BsJ/ψf0(980) decays”,. LHCb Collaboration (R. Aaij for the collaboration). CERN-PH-EP-2011-011. Feb 2011. 16 pp. Published in Phys.Lett. B698 (2011) 115-122 e-Print: arXiv:1102.0206.

“Leptonic Decays of Charged Pseudoscalar Mesons”,. Jonathan L. Rosner, Sheldon Stone. EFI-10-2, SUHEP-10-01. Feb 2010. 10 pp. e-Print: arXiv:1002.1655.

B Meson Decays”.  Marina Artuso (Syracuse U.), Elisabetta Barberio (Melbourne U.), Sheldon Stone (Syracuse U.). Feb 2009. 80 pp. Published in PMC Phys. A3 (2009) 3 e-Print: arXiv:0902.3743.

“`S-waves and the Measurement of CP Violating Phases in Bs Decays,” S. Stone and L. Zhang, Phys. Rev. D79 (2009) 074024  e-Print: arXiv:0812.2832.

”The Cleo Rich Detector,” M. Artuso et al.,  Nucl.Instrum.Meth. A554 (2005) 147-194 arXiv:physics/0506132.