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The ALMA Observation Support ToolJun 17 2011The ALMA Observation Support Tool (OST) is an ALMA simulator which is interacted with solely via a standard web browser. It is aimed at users who may or may not be experts in interferometry, or those that do not wish to familarise themselves with the ... More

Tightening the belt: Constraining the mass and evolution in SDC335Jan 19 2015Recent ALMA observations identified one of the most massive star-forming cores yet observed in the Milky Way; SDC335-MM1, within the infrared dark cloud SDC335.579-0.292. Along with an accompanying core MM2, SDC335 appears to be in the early stages of ... More

ALMA reveals sunburn: CO dissociation around AGB stars in the globular cluster 47 TucanaeAug 21 2015ALMA observations show a non-detection of carbon monoxide around the four most luminous asymptotic giant branch (AGB) stars in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae. Stellar evolution models and star counts show that the mass-loss rates from these stars should ... More

Gravity drives the evolution of infrared dark hubs: JVLA observations of SDC13Jan 22 2018Converging networks of interstellar filaments i.e. hubs, have been recently linked to the formation of stellar clusters and massive stars. The goal is to study the kinematic and density structure of the SDC13 hub at high angular resolution to determine ... More

The curious case of II Lup: a complex morphology revealed with SAM/NACO and ALMAAug 01 2018We present the first-ever images of the circumstellar environment of the carbon-rich AGB star II Lup in the infrared and sub-mm wavelengths, and the discovery of the envelope's non-spherical morphology with the use of high-angular resolution imaging techniques ... More

Unveiling the Early-Stage Anatomy of a Protocluster Hub with ALMAJul 29 2016Aug 12 2016High-mass stars shape the interstellar medium in galaxies, and yet, largely because the initial conditions are poorly constrained, we do not know how they form. One possibility is that high-mass stars and star clusters form at the junction of filamentary ... More

A graphical tool for demonstrating the techniques of radio interferometryNov 01 2012We present a graphical interface designed to demonstrate the techniques of radio interferometry used by telescopes like ALMA, e-Merlin, the JVLA and SKA, in a manner accessible to the general public. Interferometry is an observational tech- nique used ... More

Global collapse of molecular clouds as a formation mechanism for the most massive starsJul 09 2013The relative importance of primordial molecular cloud fragmentation versus large-scale accretion still remains to be assessed in the context of massive core/star formation. Studying the kinematics of the dense gas surrounding massive-star progenitors ... More

Unveiling the Early-Stage Anatomy of a Protocluster Hub with ALMAJul 29 2016Sep 29 2016High-mass stars shape the interstellar medium in galaxies, and yet, largely because the initial conditions are poorly constrained, we do not know how they form. One possibility is that high-mass stars and star clusters form at the junction of filamentary ... More

Major structures of the inner Galaxy delineated by 6.7-GHz methanol masersMar 21 2011We explore the longitude-velocity distribution of 6.7-GHz methanol masers in the context of the inner structure of our Galaxy. We analyse the correlation in velocities within this distribution and identify density enhancements indicating large-scale regions ... More

The mid-infrared environments of 6.7 GHz Methanol Masers from the Methanol Multi-Beam SurveyDec 08 2012We present a study of the mid-infrared environments and association with star formation tracers of 6.7 GHz methanol masers taken from the Methanol Multi-Beam (MMB) Survey. Our ultimate goal is to establish the mass of the host star and its evolutionary ... More

The 6-GHz methanol multibeam maser catalogue II: Galactic longitudes 6 to 20Jul 19 2010We present the second portion of an unbiased survey of the Galactic plane for 6668-MHz methanol masers. This section of the survey spans the longitude range 6 degrees to 20 degrees. We report the detection of 119 maser sources, of which 42 are new discoveries. ... More

The 6-GHz methanol multibeam maser catalogue IV: Galactic longitudes 186 to 330 including the Orion-Monoceros regionJan 03 2012We present the fourth portion of a Galactic Plane survey of methanol masers at 6668 MHz, spanning the longitude range 186 degrees to 330 degrees. We report 207 maser detections, 89 new to the survey. This completes the southern sky part of the Methanol ... More

Excited-state hydroxyl maser catalogue from the methanol multibeam survey -- I. Positions and VariabilityMay 09 2016May 18 2016We present the results of the first complete unbaised survey of the Galactic Plane for 6035-MHz excited-state hydroxyl masers undertaken as part of the Methanol Multibeam Survey. These observations cover the Galactic longitude ranges $186^{\circ}< l < ... More

The Science Case for ALMA Band 2 and Band 2+3Feb 07 2016Aug 14 2017We discuss the science drivers for ALMA Band 2 which spans the frequency range from 67 to 90 GHz. The key science in this frequency range are the study of the deuterated molecules in cold, dense, quiescent gas and the study of redshifted emission from ... More

The Science Case for ALMA Band 2 and Band 2+3Feb 07 2016We discuss the science drivers for ALMA Band 2 which spans the frequency range from 67 to 90 GHz. The key science in this frequency range are the study of the deuterated molecules in cold, dense, quiescent gas and the study of redshifted emission from ... More

Young massive star cluster formation in the Galactic Centre is driven by global gravitational collapse of high-mass molecular cloudsMar 14 2019Young massive clusters (YMCs) are the most compact, high-mass stellar systems still forming at the present day. The precursor clouds to such systems are, however, rare due to their large initial gas mass reservoirs and rapid dispersal timescales due to ... More

12.2-GHz methanol maser MMB follow-up catalogue - II. Longitude range 186 to 330 degreesJul 23 2012We present the second portion of a catalogue of 12.2-GHz methanol masers detected towards 6.7-GHz methanol masers observed in the unbiased Methanol Multibeam (MMB) Survey. Using the Parkes radio telescope we have targeted all 207 6.7-GHz methanol masers ... More

The structure and early evolution of massive star forming regions - Substructure in the infrared dark cloud SDC13Jul 26 2016Investigations into the substructure of massive star forming regions are essential for understanding the observed relationships between core mass distributions and mass distributions in stellar clusters, differentiating between proposed mechanisms of ... More

ALMA observations of Lyman-alpha Blob 1: halo sub-structure illuminated from withinAug 09 2016We present new Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) 850um continuum observations of the original Lyman-alpha Blob (LAB) in the SSA22 field at z=3.1 (SSA22-LAB01). The ALMA map resolves the previously identified submillimeter source into ... More

The 6-GHz Multibeam Maser Survey I. TechniquesOct 29 2008A new 7-beam 6-7 GHz receiver has been built to survey the Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds for newly forming high-mass stars that are pinpointed by strong methanol maser emission at 6668 MHz. The receiver was jointly constructed by Jodrell Bank Observatory ... More

The 6-GHz methanol multibeam maser catalogue I: Galactic Centre region, longitudes 345 to 6Feb 12 2010We have conducted a Galactic plane survey of methanol masers at 6668 MHz using a 7-beam receiver on the Parkes telescope. Here we present results from the first part, which provides sensitive unbiased coverage of a large region around the Galactic Centre. ... More

Statistical properties of 12.2 GHz methanol masers associated with a complete sample of 6.7 GHz methanol masersApr 01 2011We present definitive detection statistics for 12.2 GHz methanol masers towards a complete sample of 6.7 GHz methanol masers detected in the Methanol Multibeam survey south of declination -20 degrees. In total, we detect 250 12.2 GHz methanol masers towards ... More

12.2-GHz methanol maser MMB follow-up catalogue - I. Longitude range 330 to 10 degreesJan 06 2012We present a catalogue of 12.2-GHz methanol masers detected towards 6.7-GHz methanol masers observed in the unbiased Methanol Multibeam (MMB) survey in the longitude range 330\circ (through 360\circ) to 10\circ. This is the first portion of the catalogue ... More

12.2-GHz methanol maser MMB follow-up catalogue - III. Longitude range 10 to 20 degreesDec 18 2013We present the third instalment of a series of catalogues presenting 12.2-GHz methanol maser observations made towards each of the 6.7-GHz methanol masers detected in the Methanol Multibeam (MMB) Survey. The current portion of the catalogue includes the ... More

An Overview of the 2014 ALMA Long Baseline CampaignApr 19 2015Apr 24 2015A major goal of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is to make accurate images with resolutions of tens of milliarcseconds, which at submillimeter (submm) wavelengths requires baselines up to ~15 km. To develop and test this capability, ... More

ALMA reveals the aftermath of a white dwarf--brown dwarf merger in CK VulpeculaeSep 16 2018We present Atacama Large Millimeter-Submillimeter Array (ALMA) observations of CK Vulpeculae which is identified with "Nova Vulpeculae 1670". They trace obscuring dust in the inner regions of the associated nebulosity. The dust forms two cocoons, each ... More

Curved space resolution of singularity of fractional D3-branes on conifoldNov 01 2001We construct a supergravity dual to the cascading $SU(N+M) x SU(N)$ supersymmetric gauge theory (related to fractional D3-branes on conifold according to Klebanov et al) in the case when the 3-space is compactified on $S^3$ and in the phase with unbroken ... More

Schwinger-Dyson approach and its application to generate a light composite scalarJan 15 2016Feb 24 2016We discuss the possibility of generating a light composite scalar boson, in a scenario that we may generically call Technicolor, or in any variation of a strongly interacting theory, where by light we mean a scalar composite mass about one order of magnitude ... More

Dynamical gluon mass corrections in heavy quarkonia decaysApr 26 2000Using the expression of the dynamical gluon mass obtained through the operator product expansion we discuss the relevance of gluon mass effects in the decays V -> hadrons (V = J/Psi, Upsilon). Relativistic and radiative corrections are also introduced ... More

Semiclassical rigid strings with two spins in AdS_5Nov 12 2009Semiclassical spinning string states in AdS_5 are, in general, characterised by the three SO(2,4) conserved charges: the energy E and the two spins S_1 and S_2. We discuss several examples of explicit classical solutions for rigid closed strings of (bended) ... More

Search for excited electrons through $γγ$ scatteringAug 10 2012We study the potential of $\gamma \gamma$ option of future high energy linear $e^{+}e^{-}$ colliders to search for excited electrons with spin-1/2. We calculate single production cross sections, give the angular distributions and $f-m^*$ contour plots ... More

Chiral expansion of nucleon PDF at $x\sim m_π/M_N$Nov 14 2013Based on the chiral perturbation theory, we investigate the low-energy dynamics of nucleon parton distributions. We show that in different regions of the momentum fraction $x$ the chiral expansion is significantly different. For nucleon parton distributions ... More

A study of spectra of Cyg X-3 observed by BeppoSAXDec 22 2004Jan 10 2005We model the ~1-200 keV spectra of Cygnus X-3 observed by BeppoSAX. The continuum, modeled by Comptonization in a hybrid plasma, is modified by the strongly ionized plasma of the stellar wind of the Wolf-Rayet companion star. Discrete absorption and emission ... More

Quantum Corrections to Bekenstein-Hawking Black Hole Entropy and Gravity Partition FunctionsApr 25 2013Algebraic aspects of the computation of partition functions for quantum gravity and black holes in $AdS_3$ are discussed. We compute the sub-leading quantum corrections to the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy. It is shown that the quantum corrections to the ... More

Can Electro-Weak $\h$-Term be Observable ?May 14 1993We rederive and discuss the result of the previous paper that in the standard model $\theta$-term related to $W$-boson field can not be induced by weak instantons. This follows from the existence of the fermion zero mode in the instanton field even when ... More

Optimized perturbation theory for bound states: toy model and realistic problemJun 20 1995Within quantum mechanics model we study the problem of resummation of an asymptotic perturbation series for bound state parameters via optimization of the perturbative expansion. A possible application of the method to the positronium lifetime calculation ... More

Effects of the stellar wind on X-ray spectra of Cygnus X-3Oct 30 2007Feb 04 2008We study X-ray spectra of Cyg X-3 from BeppoSAX, taking into account absorption and emission in the strong stellar wind of its companion. We find the intrinsic X-ray spectra are well modelled by disc blackbody emission, its upscattering by hot electrons ... More

On open superstring partition function in inhomogeneous rolling tachyon backgroundOct 27 2003Jan 27 2004We consider open superstring partition function Z on the disc in time-dependent tachyon background T= f(x_i) e^{m x_0} where the profile function f depends on spatial coordinates. We compute Z to second order in derivatives of f and compare the result ... More

On gravitational couplings in D-brane actionNov 12 2002Oct 26 2004We compute the two closed string graviton - two open string scalar scattering amplitude on the disc to show that there is no second-derivative curvature - scalar coupling term R X^2 in the low-energy effective action of a D-brane in curved space in type ... More

Coherent effects in double-barrier Josephson junctionsDec 07 1999The general solution for ballistic electronic transport through double-barrier Josephson junctions is derived. We show the existence of a regime of phase-coherent transport in which the supercurrent is proportional to the single barrier transparency and ... More

The origin of the first and third generation fermion masses in a technicolor scenarioFeb 19 2003Jan 22 2004We argue that the masses of the first and third fermionic generations, which are respectively of the order of a few MeV up to a hundred GeV, are originated in a dynamical symmetry breaking mechanism leading to masses of the order $\alpha \mu$, where $\alpha$ ... More

On (non)integrability of classical strings in p-brane backgroundsNov 15 2012Jan 07 2013We investigate the question of possible integrability of classical string motion in curved p-brane backgrounds. For example, the D3-brane metric interpolates between the flat and the AdS_5 x S^5 regions in which string propagation is integrable. We find ... More

On the power of non-local boxesApr 18 2005Nov 07 2005A non-local box is a virtual device that has the following property: given that Alice inputs a bit at her end of the device and that Bob does likewise, it produces two bits, one at Alice's end and one at Bob's end, such that the XOR of the outputs is ... More

Casimir effect for scalar fields under Robin boundary conditions on platesJul 31 2000Oct 22 2001We study the Casimir effect for scalar fields with general curvature coupling subject to mixed boundary conditions $(1+\beta_{m}n^{\mu}\partial_{\mu})\phi =0$ at $x=a_{m}$ on one ($m=1$) and two ($m=1,2$) parallel plates at a distance $a\equiv a_{2}-a_{1}$ ... More

Technicolor models with coupled systems of Schwinger-Dyson equationsFeb 28 2019When Technicolor (TC), QCD, Extended Technicolor (ETC) and other interactions become coupled through their different Schwinger-Dyson equations, the solution of these equations are modified in comparison with the ones of the isolated equations. The change ... More

Exact string background from a WZW model based on the Heisenberg groupMar 07 1994A WZW model for the non-semi-simple D-dimensional Heisenberg group, which directly generalizes the E_{2}^{c} group, is constructed. It is found to correspond to an D-dimensional string background of plane-wave type with physical Lorentz signature D-2. ... More

Notes on non-thermal X-ray radiation of radio supernova remnant W50 and collimated radiation of SS433Jun 19 2013Diffuse X-ray emission of the radio nebula W50 along the line of the of jets of the microquasar SS433 has a non-thermal power law component. This could be the inverse-Compton scattered emission of the SS433 accretion disk funnel, which is collimated in ... More

Next-to-next-to-leading order vacuum polarization function of heavy quark near threshold and sum rules for $b \bar b$ systemMar 16 1998Apr 06 1998A correlator of the vector current of a heavy quark is computed analytically near threshold in the next-to-next-to-leading order in perturbative and relativistic expansion that includes $\al_s^2$, $\al_sv$ and $v^2$ corrections in the coupling constant ... More

Comment on ``Next-to-next-to-leading order vacuum polarization function of heavy quark near threshold and sum rules for $b \bar b$ system'' and ``Next-to-next-to-leading order relation between $R(e^+e^-\to b\bar b)$ and $Γ_{\rm sl}(b\to clν_l)$ and precise ... MoreJan 19 1999The most recent recalculation of the two-loop correction to the static quark-antiquark potential gave the numerical value different from the previously known one. We comment on the effect this change produces on the numerical estimates of the bottom quark ... More

Extended analysis of the "penguin" part of $K\toππ$ amplitudeMar 14 1995We make an attempt to clarify the role of the annihilation or "penguin" mode in the description of the $K\rightarrow\pi\pi$ decay within the Standard Model. The attention is concentrated on new operators in the effective $\Delta S=1$ Hamiltonian and the ... More

Semiclassical strings in AdS_5 x S^5 and scalar operators in N=4 SYM theoryJul 26 2004Sep 14 2004We review recent progress in checking AdS/CFT duality in the sector of ''semiclassical'' string states dual to ''long'' scalar operators of N=4 super Yang-Mills theory. In particular, we discuss the effective action approach, in which the same sigma model ... More

Interactions Between Branes and Matrix TheoriesSep 16 1997Oct 06 1997We review some tests of the 0-brane and instanton matrix models based on comparing long-distance interaction potentials between branes and their bound states (with 1/2,1/4 or 1/8 of supersymmetry) in supergravity and in super Yang-Mills descriptions. ... More

No-force condition and BPS combinations of p-branes in 11 and 10 dimensionsSep 26 1996Dec 05 1996The condition of vanishing of static force on a q-brane probe in the gravitational background produced by another p-brane is used to give a simple derivation of the pair-wise intersection rules which govern the construction of BPS combinations of branes. ... More

On singularities of spherically symmetric backgrounds in string theorySep 08 1995We suggest that for singular rotationally invariant closed string backgrounds which need sources for their support at the origin (in particular, for special plane waves and fundamental strings) certain `trivial' \a'-corrections (which are usually ignored ... More

Closed strings in uniform magnetic field backgroundsMay 23 1995We consider a class of conformal models describing closed strings in axially symmetric stationary magnetic flux tube backgrounds. These models are closed string analogs of the Landau model of a particle in a magnetic field or the model of an open string ... More

String cosmology and dilatonJun 17 1992We discuss some aspects of string cosmology with an emphasis on the role played by the dilaton. A cosmological scenario based on the assumption that all spatial dimensions are periodic so that winding modes play an important role is reviewed. A possibility ... More

On limits of superstring in AdS_5 x S^5Jan 15 2002Jan 16 2002The superstring action in AdS_5 x S^5 depends on two parameters: the inverse string tension a' and the radius R. The standard AdS/CFT correspondence requires that the string coordinates are rescaled so that the action depends only on one combination of ... More

Harmonic superpositions of M-branesApr 07 1996Jun 05 1996We present solutions describing supersymmetric configurations of 2 or 3 orthogonally intersecting 2-branes and 5-branes of D=11 supergravity. The configurations which preserve 1/4 or 1/8 of maximal supersymmetry are 2+2, 5+5, 2+5, 2+2+2, 5+5+5, 2+2+5 ... More

Generalised chiral null models and rotating string backgroundsMar 15 1996We consider an extension of a special class of conformal sigma models (`chiral null models') which describe extreme supersymmetric string solutions. The new models contain both `left' and `right' vector couplings and should correspond to non-BPS backgrounds. ... More

Dilaton, winding modes and cosmological solutionsDec 03 1991We review some formal aspects of cosmological solutions in closed string theory with duality symmetric ``matter'' following recent paper with C. Vafa (HUTP-91/A049). We consider two models : when the matter action is the classical action of the fields ... More

Covariant Hamiltonian first order field theories with constraints on manifolds with boundary: the case of Hamiltonian dynamicsNov 10 2015Inspired by problems arising in the geometrical treatment of Yang-Mills theories and Palatini's gravity, the covariant formulation of Hamiltonian dynamical systems as a Hamiltonian field theory of dimension $1+0$ on a manifold with boundary is discussed. ... More

On the Recent Results of E835 Experiment at FNALNov 28 2003Feb 06 2004In this note we briefly concern several recent results of E835 Experiment at FNAL that are discussed in the framework of unified picture on hadronic spectra elaborated in our early works. It has been established that new E835 Collaboration results provided ... More

An achromatic polarization retarder realized with slowly varying linear and circular birefringenceMay 02 2011Using the phenomena of linear and circular birefringence we propose a device that can alter general elliptical polarization of a beam by a predetermined amount, thereby allowing conversion between linearly-polarized light and circularly polarized light ... More

Axial Magnetostatics of a Ring Current in a Kerr FieldFeb 19 2002Feb 20 2002The electromagnetic fields generated by a ring current around a Kerr black hole have been found. The acceleration of a charged particle by a force electric field along the rotation axis is investigated in the constructed model, as applied to the astrophysics ... More

Conceptual design of a scalable multi-kton superconducting magnetized liquid Argon TPCOct 11 2005We discuss the possibility of new generation neutrino and astroparticle physics experiments exploiting a superconducting magnetized liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber (LAr TPC). The possibility to complement the features of the LAr TPC with those provided ... More

Ideas for future liquid Argon detectorsSep 13 2004We outline a strategy for future experiments on neutrino and astroparticle physics based on the use, at different detector mass scales (100 ton and 100 kton), of the liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber (LAr TPC) technique. The LAr TPC technology has ... More

Finite Temperature Reduction of the SU(2) Higgs-Model with Complete Static BackgroundMay 31 1994Direct evaluation of the 1-loop fluctuation determinant of non-static degrees of freedom in a complete static background is advocated to be more efficient for the determination of the effective three-dimensional model of the electroweak phase transition ... More

Condensates and instanton - torus knot duality. Hidden Physics at UV scaleDec 29 2014Aug 16 2015We establish the duality between the torus knot superpolynomials or the Poincar\'e polynomials of the Khovanov homology and particular condensates in $\Omega$-deformed 5D supersymmetric QED compactified on a circle with 5d Chern-Simons(CS) term. It is ... More

From Yang-Mills Lagrangian to MHV DiagramsOct 14 2005Jan 18 2006We prove the equivalence of a recently suggested MHV-formalism to the standard Yang-Mills theory. This is achieved by a formally non-local change of variables. In this note we present the explicit formulas while the detailed proofs are postponed to a ... More

Phenomenological Lagrangians, gauge models and branesApr 03 2016May 18 2016Phenomenological Lagrangians for physical systems with spontaneously broken symmetries are reformulated in terms of gauge field theory. Description of the Dirac $p$-branes in terms of the Yang-Mills-Cartan gauge multiplets interacting with gravity, is ... More

On the cancellation of 4-derivative terms in the Volkov-Akulov actionMar 22 2010Sep 01 2010Recently Kuzenko and McCarty observed the cancellation of 4-derivative terms in the $D=4 {\cal N}=1$ Volkov-Akulov supersymmetric action for the fermionic Nambu-Goldstone field. Here is presented a simple algebraic proof of the cancellation based on using ... More

Tension as a Perturbative Parameter in Non--Linear String Equations in Curved Space--TimeJun 04 1996A perturbation theory with respect to tension parameter $\gamma/\alpha^\prime$ for the non--linear equations of string, moving in curved space--time is considered. Obtained are linearized motion equations for the functions of the $n-$th degree of approximation ... More

Gauge theory approach to branes and spontaneous symmetry breakingSep 01 2015Apr 08 2016Gauge theory approach to consideration of the Nambu-Goldstone bosons as gauge and vector fields represented by the Cartan forms of spontaneously broken symmetries, is discussed. The approach is generalized to describe the fundamental branes in terms of ... More

On brane symmetriesSep 23 2014The geometric approach to branes is reformulated in terms of gauge vector fields interacting with massless tensor multiplets in gravitational backgrounds

Gauge fields beyond perturbation theoryOct 30 2013A new formulation of nonabelian gauge theories, introducing new ghost fields and new symmetry is proposed. This formulation does not suffer from Gribov ambiguity and allows to quantize nonabelian gauge fields beyond perturbation theory.

Chiral symmetry in lattice QCDOct 30 2000A chiral invariant effective action for lattice QCD is proposed. Its connection to the multifermion model is established. A possibility of using this action for computer simulations is discussed.

Decoupling of the longitudinal polarization of the vector field in the massless Higgs-Kibble modelMay 28 2012It is shown that the three dimensionally longitudinal component of the vector field decouples in the massless limit of nonabelian Higgs model.

Higgs mechanism as a collective effect due to extra dimensionApr 07 2006A systematic analysis of the unitary electroweak model described by the higher derivative Lagrangian depending on extra dimension [1] is presented.

Gauge invariance of dimension two condensate in Yang-Mills theoryJul 22 2004Gauge independence of dimension two condensate in Yang-Mills theory is demonstrated by using a noncommutative theory technique.

Renormalization by enforcing a symmetryApr 26 2001A new renormalization scheme for theories with nontrivial internal symmetry is proposed. The scheme is regularization independent and respects the symmetry requirements.

Binary life after the AGB - towards a unified pictureDec 15 2006A unified evolutionary scheme that includes post-AGB systems, barium stars, symbiotics, and related systems, explaining their similarites as well as differences. Can we construct it? We compare these various classes of objects in order to construct a ... More

Radius & Distance Estimates of the Isolated Neutron Stars Geminga & PSR B0656+14 using Optical PhotometryDec 10 1998Integrated ground-based and HST optical studies of isolated neutron stars have provided important independent datasets in the determination of emission activity, particularly in the fitting of anticipated Rayleigh-Jeans extrapolations from EUV/soft X-ray ... More

On Lagrangian formulations for mixed-symmetry HS fields on AdS spaces within BFV-BRST approachSep 28 2008Oct 03 2008The key aspects of a gauge-invariant Lagrangian description of massive and massless half-integer higher-spin fields in AdS spaces with a two-row Young tableaux $Y(s_1,s_2)$ are presented in an unconstrained description, as well as in off-shell formulations ... More

General Superfield Quantization Method. III. Construction of Quantization SchemeApr 16 2003Extension procedure for supermanifold ${\cal M}_{cl}$ of superfields ${\cal A}^{\imath}(\theta)$, ghost number construction are considered. Classical and $\hbar$-deformed generating (master) equations, existence theorems for their solutions are formulated ... More

Multiplier Hopf group coalgebras from algebraic and analytical point of viewsAug 02 2005Aug 07 2005The Multiplier Hopf Group Coalgebra was introduced by Hegazi in 2002 [7] as a generalization of Hope group caolgebra, introduced by Turaev in 2000 [5], in the non-unital case. We prove that the concepts introduced by A.Van Daele in constructing multiplier ... More

Galactic origin of ultrahigh energy cosmic raysFeb 16 2009The arrival directions of ultrahigh energy extensive air showers (EAS) by Yakutsk, AGASA, P. Auger array data are analyzed. For the first time, the maps of equal exposition of celestial sphere for the distribution of particles by AGASA and P. Auger arrays ... More

Particles Flux of Ultrahigh Energy from a Galactic PlaneJan 16 2012Arrival directions of particles were analyzed according to the arrays of extensive air showers (EAS) data. A new method of sources search and anisotropy of arrival directions particles is suggested. There was found the particles flux of ultrahigh energy ... More

Entropy current for the relativistic Kadanoff-Baym equation and H-theorem in $O(N)$ theory with NLO self-energy of $1/N$ expansionJun 06 2010We derive an expression of the kinetic entropy current in the nonequilibrium $O(N)$ scalar theory from the Schwinger-Dyson (Kadanoff-Baym) equation with the 1st order gradient expansion. We show that our kinetic entropy satisfies the H-theorem for the ... More

Mean Field Renormalization Group for the Boundary Magnetization of Strip ClustersJul 13 1993We analyze in some detail a recently proposed transfer matrix mean field approximation which yields the exact critical point for several two dimensional nearest neighbor Ising models. For the square lattice model we show explicitly that this approximation ... More

A search for exact superstring vacuaAug 23 1993We investigate $2d$ sigma-models with a $2+N$ dimensional Minkowski signature target space metric and Killing symmetry, specifically supersymmetrized, and see under which conditions they might lead to corresponding exact string vacua. It appears that ... More

Topological SemimetalsOct 25 2016Topological semimetals and metals have emerged as a new frontier in the field of quantum materials. Novel macroscopic quantum phenomena they exhibit are not only of fundamental interest, but may hold some potential for technological applications.

The thermodynamics of urban population flowsJun 29 2012Orderliness, reflected via mathematical laws, is encountered in different frameworks involving social groups. Here we show that a thermodynamics can be constructed that macroscopically describes urban population flows. Microscopic dynamic equations and ... More

Scale-invariance underlying the logistic equation and its social applicationsApr 11 2012On the basis of dynamical principles we derive the Logistic Equation (LE), widely employed (among multiple applications) in the simulation of population growth, and demonstrate that scale-invariance and a mean-value constraint are sufficient and necessary ... More

Variational Principle underlying Scale Invariant Social SystemsApr 11 2012MaxEnt's variational principle, in conjunction with Shannon's logarithmic information measure, yields only exponential functional forms in straightforward fashion. In this communication we show how to overcome this limitation via the incorporation, into ... More

On the problem of the interpretation of quantum physicsApr 10 2014Current thinking on the interpretation of quantum physics is reviewed, with special detail given to the Copenhagen and Everett many-worlds interpretations.

Spontaneous breaking of symmetry of the gravitons of the long wave spectrum in the early UniverseMay 07 2009It is shown that nonlinear terms in equations of gravitons on the background of curved space-time of the expanding Universe can solve the problem of the negative square of the effective mass formally arising in linear approximation for gravitons. Similar ... More

Nonzero cosmological constant and the many vacua worldNov 14 2003The idea of the quantum state of the Universe described by some density matrix, i.e mixture of at least two vacua, the trivial symmetric and the nontrivial one with spontaneously broken symmetry is discussed. Nonzero cosmological constant necessarily ... More

Phenomenology of infrared finite gluon propagator and coupling constantOct 19 2006Oct 23 2006We report on some recent solutions of the Dyson-Schwinger equations for the infrared behavior of the gluon propagator and coupling constant, discussing their differences and proposing that these different behaviors can be tested through hadronic phenomenology. ... More

QCD phenomenology with infrared finite SDE solutionsOct 29 2009Recent progress in the solution of Schwinger-Dyson equations (SDE), as well as lattice simulation of pure glue QCD, indicate that the gluon propagator and coupling constant are infrared (IR) finite. We discuss how this non-perturbative information can ... More