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Proposal for detection of a single electron spin in a microwave resonatorSep 05 2016We propose a method for detecting the presence of a single spin in a crystal by coupling it to a high-quality factor superconducting planar resonator. By confining the microwave field in a constriction of nanometric dimensions, the coupling constant can ... More
Violating Bell's inequality with remotely-connected superconducting qubitsAug 09 2018Oct 17 2018Quantum communication relies on the efficient generation of entanglement between remote quantum nodes, due to entanglement's key role in achieving and verifying secure communications. Remote entanglement has been realized using a number of different probabilistic ... More
Phonon-mediated quantum state transfer and remote qubit entanglementMar 13 2019Phonons, and in particular surface acoustic wave phonons, have been proposed as a means to coherently couple distant solid-state quantum systems. Recent experiments have shown that superconducting qubits can control and detect individual phonons in a ... More
Storage and retrieval of microwave fields at the single-photon level in a spin ensembleApr 09 2015We report the storage of microwave pulses at the single-photon level in a spin-ensemble memory consisting of $10^{10}$ NV centers in a diamond crystal coupled to a superconducting LC resonator. The energy of the signal, retrieved $100\, \mu \mathrm{s}$ ... More
Strain-induced nuclear quadrupole splittings in silicon devicesAug 26 2016In spin-based quantum information processing devices, the presence of control and detection circuitry can change the local environment of a spin by introducing strain and electric fields, altering its resonant frequencies. These resonance shifts can be ... More
Magnetic resonance with squeezed microwavesOct 11 2016Although vacuum fluctuations appear to represent a fundamental limit to the sensitivity of electromagnetic field measurements, it is possible to overcome them by using so-called squeezed states. In such states, the noise in one field quadrature is reduced ... More
Controlling spin relaxation with a cavityAug 25 2015Aug 27 2015Spontaneous emission of radiation is one of the fundamental mechanisms by which an excited quantum system returns to equilibrium. For spins, however, spontaneous emission is generally negligible compared to other non-radiative relaxation processes because ... More
Reaching the quantum limit of sensitivity in electron spin resonanceJul 24 2015We report pulsed electron-spin resonance (ESR) measurements on an ensemble of Bismuth donors in Silicon cooled at 10mK in a dilution refrigerator. Using a Josephson parametric microwave amplifier combined with high-quality factor superconducting micro-resonators ... More
Inductive-detection electron-spin resonance spectroscopy with $\mathbf{65}\,$spins$/\sqrt{\text{Hz}}$ sensitivityAug 30 2017We report electron spin resonance spectroscopy measurements performed at millikelvin temperatures in a custom-built spectrometer comprising a superconducting micro-resonator at $7$ GHz and a Josephson parametric amplifier. Owing to the small ${\sim}10^{-12}\lambda^3$ ... More
Quantum control of surface acoustic wave phononsApr 19 2018The superposition of quantum states is one of the hallmarks of quantum physics, and clear demonstrations of superposition have been achieved in a number of quantum systems. However, mechanical systems have remained a challenge, with only indirect demonstrations ... More
Flux Qubits with Long Coherence Times for Hybrid Quantum CircuitsMar 16 2014Jul 04 2014We present measurements of superconducting flux qubits embedded in a three dimensional copper cavity. The qubits are fabricated on a sapphire substrate and are measured by coupling them inductively to an on-chip superconducting resonator located in the ... More
Ambiguity-free formulation of the Higgs-Kibble modelOct 05 2010A renormalizable ambiguity-free formulation of the Higgs-Kibble model is proposed.
Quantum-Limited Amplification via Reservoir EngineeringNov 01 2013Apr 08 2014We describe a new kind of phase-preserving quantum amplifier which utilizes dissipative interactions in a parametrically-coupled three-mode bosonic system. The use of dissipative interactions provides a fundamental advantage over standard cavity-based ... More
Crossed Andreev reflection in diffusive contactsNov 06 2006Crossed Andreev reflection in multiterminal structures in the diffusive regime is addressed within the quasiclassical Keldysh-Usadel formalism. The elastic cotunneling and crossed Andreev reflection of quasiparticles give nonlocal currents and voltages ... More
Light composite scalar boson from a see-saw mechanism in two-scale TC modelsJun 25 2015We consider the possibility of a light composite scalar boson arising from mass mixing between a relatively light and heavy scalar singlets in a see-saw mechanism expected to occur in two-scale Technicolor (TC) models. A light composite scalar boson can ... More
Limit on the fermion masses in technicolor modelsAug 21 2003Recently it has been pointed out that no limits can be put on the scale of fermion mass generation $(M)$ in technicolor models, because the relation between the fermion masses $(m_f)$ and $M$ depends on the dimensionality of the interaction responsible ... More
Dynamical Symmetry Breaking in a Minimal 3-3-1 ModelOct 11 2012The gauge symmetry breaking in some versions of 3-3-1 models can be implemented dynamically because at the scale of a few TeVs the $U(1)_X$ coupling constant becomes strong. In this work we consider the dynamical symmetry breaking in a minimal $SU(3)_{{}_{TC}}\times ... More
Energy criterion to select the behavior of dynamical masses in technicolor modelsMay 05 2002We propose a quite general ansatz for the dynamical mass in technicolor models. We impose on this ansatz the condition for formation of the tightest composite boson state, or the criterion that it should lead to the deepest minimum of energy. This criterion ... More
Quantum corrections to energy of short spinning string in AdS5Jun 29 2008Feb 02 2009Motivated by desire to shed light on the strong coupling behaviour of anomalous dimensions of "short" gauge theory operators we consider the famous example of folded spinning string in AdS_5 in the limit of small semiclassical spin parameter \S = S/sqrt[lambda]. ... More
One- and many-body effects on mirages in quantum corralsAug 27 2002May 23 2003Recent interesting experiments used scanning tunneling microscopy to study systems involving Kondo impurities in quantum corrals assembled on Cu or noble metal surfaces. The solution of the two-dimensional one-particle Schrodinger equation in a hard wall ... More
New results for the missing quantum numbers labeling the quadrupole and octupole boson basisMay 24 2004Oct 27 2004The many $2^k$-pole boson states, $|N_kv_k\alpha_k I_kM_k>$ with $k=2,3$, realize the irreducible representation (IR) for the group reduction chains $SU(2k+1)\supset R_{2k+1}\supset R_3\supset R_2$. They have been analytically studied and widely used ... More
Thin topological insulator film in a perpendicular magnetic fieldMar 10 2011May 10 2011We report on a study of an ultrathin topological insulator film with hybridization between the top and bottom surfaces, placed in a quantizing perpendicular magnetic field. We calculate the full Landau level spectrum of the film as a function of the applied ... More
Bottom quark pole mass and $|V_{cb}|$ matrix element from $R(e^+e^-\to b\bar b)$ and $Γ_{sl}(b\to clν_l)$ in the next-to-next-to-leading orderJul 20 1998Mar 19 1999We present a consistent analysis of $\Upsilon$ sum rules and $B$-meson semileptonic width in the next-to-next-to-leading order in the strong coupling constant. The analysis is based on the analytical result for the heavy quark vector current correlator ... More
Practical techniques of QCD vs exact results of solvable modelsDec 30 1996Jul 14 1997We check quantitatively the validity of some popular phenomenological approaches of QCD in simple models. Dispersion sum rules are considered within the ladder approximation of a field-theoretic model with OPE given by ordinary loop diagrams which are ... More
Renormalization of the Yang-Mills theory in the ambiguity-free gaugeFeb 12 2010Jul 27 2010The renormalization procedure for the Yang-Mills theory in the gauge free of the Gribov ambiguity is constructed. It is shown that all the ultraviolet infinities may be removed by renormalization of the parameters entering the classical Lagrangian and ... More
Programming Realization of Symbolic Computations for Non-linear Commutator Superalgebras over the Heisenberg--Weyl Superalgebra: Data Structures and Processing MethodsMay 16 2009Aug 19 2009We suggest a programming realization of an algorithm for verifying a given set of algebraic relations in the form of a supercommutator multiplication table for the Verma module, which is constructed according to a generalized Cartan procedure for a quadratic ... More
Nonreciprocal Photon Transmission and Amplification via Reservoir EngineeringFeb 25 2015Jun 05 2015We discuss a general method for constructing nonreciprocal, cavity-based photonic devices, based on matching a given coherent interaction with its corresponding dissipative counterpart; our method generalizes the basic structure used in the theory of ... More
Anomalous mass dimension of multi-flavor QCDOct 08 2016Models of strongly interacting theories with a large mass anomalous dimension ($\gamma_m$) provide an interesting possibility for the dynamical origin of the electroweak symmetry breaking. A laboratory for these models is QCD with many flavors, which ... More
A 125 GeV Scalar Boson and SU(N_{TC})\otimes SU(3)_{{}_{L}}\otimes U(1)_{{}_{X}} modelsMar 16 2013We verify that SU(N)_{{}_{TC}}\otimes SU(3)_{{}_{L}}\otimes U(1)_{{}_{X}} models, where the gauge symmetry breaking is totally dynamical and promoted by the non-Abelian technicolor (TC) group and the strong Abelian interactions, are quite constrained ... More
Mass and width of a composite Higgs bosonFeb 13 2009May 18 2009The scalar Higgs boson mass in a Technicolor model was obtained by Elias and Scadron with the analysis of an homogeneous Bethe-Salpeter equation (BSE), however it was performed before the most recent developments of walking gauge theories. It was not ... More
A dynamical mechanism to explain the top-bottom quark mass hierarchyAug 17 2004Jan 20 2005We discuss the mass splitting between the the top and bottom quarks in a technicolor scenario. The model proposed here contains a left-right electroweak gauge group. An extended technicolor group and mirror fermions are introduced. The top-bottom quark ... More
Entanglement swapping, light cones and elements of realityNov 06 2005Jul 20 2006Recently, a number of two-participant all-versus-nothing Bell experiments have been proposed. Here, we give local realistic explanations for these experiments. More precisely, we examine the scenario where a participant swaps his entanglement with two ... More
Jet radio emission in Cygnus X-1 and its orbital modulationOct 01 2006Dec 22 2006We present results of our detailed theoretical study of the observed orbital modulation of the radio emission in Cyg X-1. The modulation occurs due to free-free absorption in the wind from the companion star varying with the orbital phase, and our results ... More
On gauge theories for non-semisimple groupsMay 21 1995We consider analogs of Yang-Mills theories for non-semisimple real Lie algebras which admit invariant non-degenerate metrics. These 4-dimensional theories have many similarities with corresponding WZW models in 2 dimensions and Chern-Simons theories in ... More
Exact solutions of closed string theoryMay 09 1995Jul 08 1995We review explicitly known exact $D=4$ solutions with Minkowski signature in closed bosonic string theory. Classical string solutions with space-time interpretation are represented by conformal sigma models. Two large (intersecting) classes of solutions ... More
On partition function and Weyl anomaly of conformal higher spin fieldsSep 03 2013Oct 28 2013We study 4-dimensional higher-derivative conformal higher spin (CHS) fields generalising Weyl graviton and conformal gravitino. They appear, in particular, as "induced" theories in the AdS/CFT context. We consider their partition function on curved Einstein-space ... More
Long quantum superstrings in AdS_5 x S^5Aug 13 2000Following hep-th/0001204 we discuss the computation of quantum corrections near long IIB superstring configurations in AdS_5 x S^5 which are related to the Wilson loop expectation values in the strong coupling expansion of the dual n=4 SYM theory with ... More
Born-Infeld action, supersymmetry and string theoryAug 16 1999Dec 11 1999We review and elaborate on some aspects of Born-Infeld action and its supersymmetric generalizations in connection with string theory. Contents: BI action from string theory; some properties of bosonic D=4 BI action; N=1 and N=2 supersymmetric BI actions ... More
On dilaton dependence of type II superstring actionJan 21 1996Mar 12 1996The supersymmetric action of type IIA D=10 superstring in N=2a, D=10 supergravity background can be derived by double dimensional reduction of the action of supermembrane coupled to D=11 supergravity. We demonstrate that the background Ramond-Ramond fields ... More
Composite BPS configurations of p-branes in 10 and 11 dimensionsFeb 24 1997May 22 1997We give an overview of various composite BPS configurations of string theory and M-theory p-branes represented as classical supergravity solutions. Type II string backgrounds can be obtained by S- and T- dualities from NS-NS string - 5-brane configurations ... More
Upper bounds on the permanent of multidimensional (0,1)-matricesDec 05 2014The permanent of a multidimensional matrix is the sum of products of entries over all diagonals. By Minc's conjecture, there exists a reachable upper bound on the permanent of 2-dimensional (0,1)-matrices. In this paper we obtain some generalizations ... More
Factorizing numbers with classical interference: several implementations in opticsNov 13 2008Truncated Fourier, Gauss, Kummer and exponential sums can be used to factorize numbers: for a factor these sums equal unity in absolute value, whereas they nearly vanish for any other number. We show how this factorization algorithm can emerge from superpositions ... More
Boundary scattering of phonons: specularity of a randomly rough surface in the small perturbation limitNov 06 2014May 01 2015Scattering of normally incident longitudinal and transverse acoustic waves by a randomly rough surface of an elastically isotropic solid is analyzed within the small perturbation approach. In the limiting case of a large correlation length $L$ compared ... More
Lorentz invariant quantization of the Yang-Mills theory free of Gribov ambiguityFeb 11 2009A new fomulation of the Yang-Mills theory which allows to avoid the problem of Gribov ambiguity of the gauge fixing is proposed.
Hierarchy of massive gauge fieldsMay 23 2005An explicitely gauge invariant polynomial action for massive gauge fields is proposed. For different values of parameters it describes massive Yang-Mills field, the Higgs-Kibble model, the model with spontaneously broken symmetry and two scalar mesons. ... More
Consistent noncommutative quantum gauge theories?Apr 16 2003A new noncommutative model invariant with respect to U(1) gauge group is proposed. The model is free of nonintegrable infrared singularities. Its commutative classical limit describes a free scalar field. Generalization to U(N) models is also considered. ... More
Optical Lattices: TheoryJan 31 2008This chapter presents an overview of the properties of a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) trapped in a periodic potential. This system has attracted a wide interest in the last years, and a few excellent reviews of the field have already appeared in the ... More
Tuning up the performance of GaAs-based solar cells by inelastic scattering on quantum dots and doping of AlyGa1-ySb type-II dots and AlxGa1-xAs spacers between dotsFeb 19 2013We used AlGaSb/AlGaAs material system for a theoretical study of photovoltaic performance of the proposed GaAs-based solar cell in which the type-II quantum dot (QDs) absorber is spatially separated from the depletion region. Due to inelastic scattering ... More
Linear space of spinor monomials and realization of the Nambu-Goldstone fermion in the Volkov-Akulov and Komargodski-Seiberg LagrangiansDec 12 2010The analytical algorithm previously proposed by the author for matching the Volkov-Akulov (VA) and Komargodski-Seiberg (KS) actions describing the Nambu-Goldstone (NG) fermion, is discussed. The essence of the algotithm is explained, its consistency is ... More
Effective transverse radius of nucleon in high-energy elastic diffractive scatteringApr 09 2015Apr 13 2016High-energy elastic diffraction of nucleons is considered in the framework of the simplest Regge-eikonal approximation. It is demonstrated explicitly that the effective transverse radius of nucleon in this nonperturbative regime is $\sim 0.2\div 0.3$ ... More
Current stage of understanding and description of hadronic elastic diffractionMar 27 2012Oct 08 2013Current stage of development of the high-energy elastic diffractive scattering phenomenology is reviewed. Verification of various theoretical models via comparison of their predictions with the recent D0 and TOTEM data on the nucleon-nucleon total and ... More
Type I Superconductivity upon Monopole Condensation in Seiberg-Witten TheoryDec 27 2000Sep 15 2001We study the confinement scenario in N=2 supersymmetric SU(2) gauge theory near the monopole point upon breaking of N=2 supersymmetry by the adjoint matter mass term. We confirm claims made previously that the Abrikosov-Nielsen-Olesen string near the ... More
General Superfield Quantization Method. I. Lagrangian Formalism of $θ$-Superfield Theory of FieldsOct 22 2002Dec 11 2003The rules to construct Lagrangian formulation for $\theta$-superfield theory of fields ($\theta$-STF) are introduced and considered on the whole in the framework of new superfield quantization method for general gauge theories. Algebraic, group-theoretic ... More
Conformal Symmetries of FRW Accelerating CosmologiesSep 14 2013We show that any accelerating Friedmann-Robertson-Walker (FRW) cosmology with equation of state w < -1/3 (and therefore not only a de Sitter stage with w =-1) exhibits three-dimensional conformal symmetry on future constant-time hypersurfaces. We also ... More
The Four-point Correlator in Multifield Inflation, the Operator Product Expansion and the Symmetries of de SitterOct 06 2012We study the multifield inflationary models where the cosmological perturbation is sourced by light scalar fields other than the inflaton. We exploit the operator product expansion and partly the symmetries present during the de Sitter epoch to characterize ... More
Post-Newtonian Limits and Gravitational Radiation from the Superstring Effective ActionMar 29 1994We consider the gravitational sector of the superstring effective action with axion-matter couplings. The field equations are developed in the post-Newtonian scheme and approximate solutions for a spinning point mass and a cosmic string are presented. ... More
Controlling the Spin Torque Efficiency with Ferroelectric BarriersNov 18 2012Non-equilibrium spin-dependent transport in magnetic tunnel junctions comprising a ferroelectric barrier is theoretically investigated. The exact solutions of the free electron Schr\"odinger equation for electron tunneling in the presence of interfacial ... More
Comments on (Non-)Chiral Gauge Theories and Type IIB BranesMar 23 1998Jul 28 1998We use type IIB brane configurations which were recently suggested by Hanany and Zaffaroni to study four dimensional N=1 supersymmetric gauge theories. We calculate the one loop beta function and realize Seiberg's duality using a particular configuration. ... More
Open-source software for studying neural codesJul 25 2012In this chapter we first outline some of the popular computing environments used for analysing neural data, followed by a brief discussion of 'software carpentry', basic tools and skills from software engineering that can be of great use to computational ... More
Measuring multivariate redundant information with pointwise common change in surprisalFeb 16 2016The problem of how to properly quantify redundant information is an open question that has been the subject of much recent research. Redundant information refers to information about a target variable S that is common to two or more predictor variables ... More
On the constant in the Mertens product for arithmetic progressions. II. Numerical valuesDec 11 2007We give explicit numerical values with 100 decimal digits for the constant in the Mertens product over primes in the arithmetic progressions $a \bmod q$, for $q \in \{3$, ..., $100\}$ and $(a, q) = 1$.
Baryon as dyonic instantonJun 20 2012Dec 04 2012We discuss the baryon in the holographic QCD framework and focus on the role of the bifundamental scalar field, realizing chiral symmetry breaking. We suggest the interpretation of a baryon as a dyonic instanton within the Atiyah-Manton-like approach ... More
On the Boundary Behavior of Positive Solutions of Elliptic Differential EquationsJun 15 2013Apr 29 2014Let $u$ be a positive harmonic function in the unit ball $B_1 \subset \mathbb{R}^n$ and let $\mu$ be the boundary measure of $u$. Consider a point $x\in \partial B_1$ and let $n(x)$ denote the unit normal vector at $x$. Let $\alpha$ be a number in $(-1,n-1]$ ... More
The Theory Of GravityOct 02 2002Oct 21 2002In the framework of the special theory of relativity, the relativistic theory of gravitation (RTG) is constructed. The energy-momentum tensor density of all the matter fields (including gravitational one) is treated as a source of the gravitational field. ... More
Henri Poincare and Relativity TheoryAug 17 2004Jul 06 2005The book presents ideas by H. Poincare and H. Minkowski according to those the essence and the main content of the relativity theory are the following: the space and time form a unique four-dimensional continuum supplied by the pseudo-Euclidean geometry. ... More
On the Fermionic Quasi-particle Interpretation in Minimal Models of Conformal Field TheoryDec 04 1996The conjecture that the states of the fermionic quasi-particles in minimal conformal field theories are eigenstates of the integrals of motion to certain eigenvalues is checked and shown to be correct only for the Ising model.
Chiral anomaly without relativityOct 26 2015Perspectives article on J. Xiong et al., Science 350, 413 (2015).
Topological response in ferromagnetsDec 31 2013Apr 04 2014We present a theory of the intrinsic anomalous Hall effect in a model of a doped Weyl semimetal, which serves here as the simplest toy model of a generic three-dimensional metallic ferromagnet with Weyl nodes in the electronic structure. We analytically ... More
Chiral Anomaly and Diffusive Magnetotransport in Weyl MetalsAug 29 2014Dec 09 2014We present a microscopic theory of diffusive magnetotransport in Weyl metals and clarify its relation to chiral anomaly. We derive coupled diffusion equations for the total and axial charge densities and show that chiral anomaly manifests as a magnetic-field-induced ... More
Anomalous Hall Effect in Weyl MetalsJun 11 2014Oct 29 2014We present a theory of the anomalous Hall effect (AHE) in a doped Weyl semimetal, or Weyl metal, including both intrinsic and extrinsic (impurity scattering) contributions. We demonstrate that a Weyl metal is distinguished from an ordinary ferromagnetic ... More
Clusters in Very High Energy Cosmic RaysMar 10 2004Mar 19 2004Arrival directions of cosmic rays with the energy E>4.10^{19} eV are analyzed by using data of the Yakutsk and AGASA (Japan) extensive air showers (EAS) arrays. It is supposed that the clusters can be formed as a result of decay of superheavy particles. ... More
Search for Sources of Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic RaysNov 10 2010The arrival directions of ultrahigh energy extensive air showers (EAS) by Yakutsk, AGASA and P. Auger data are considered. It is found that the arrival directions of EAS in the Yakutsk and AGASA data are correlated with pulsars from the side Input, and ... More
Intensity Statistics of Random Signals in Gaussian NoiseJun 24 2009The intensity statistics of signals in the presence of Gaussian noise is obtained by studying the model of a random signal plus a random phasor sum. The additive Gaussian noise is shown to result in a Bessel transform of the probability density of the ... More
Strongly Resonant Transmission of Electromagnetic Radiation in Periodic Anisotropic Layered MediaSep 09 2007Sep 25 2007The electromagnetic dispersion in periodic layered media can be tailored and their resonant properties can be considerably improved by utilizing anisotropic materials. Periodic structures with a photonic band edge split into two parts, or so-called split ... More
Gauge Unification in Extra Dimensions: Power Corrections vs. Higher-Dimension OperatorsJul 02 2004Oct 26 2004Power-like loop corrections to gauge couplings are a generic feature of higher-dimensional field theories. In supersymmetric grand unified theories in d=5 dimensions, such corrections arise only in the presence of a vacuum expectation value of the adjoint ... More
Stability of solitonic solutions of Super KdV equations under Susy breaking conditionsJul 25 2012Jul 01 2013A supersymmetric breaking procedure for N=1 Super KdV, preserving the positivity of the hamiltonian as well as the existence of solitonic solutions, is implemented. The resulting integrable system is shown to have nice stability properties.
Partial Path Integration of Quantum Fields: Two-Loop Analysis of the SU(2) Gauge-Higgs Model at Finite TemperatureSep 16 1996High temperature reduction of the SU(2) Higgs model is realised by partially integrating its partition function. Various approximate forms of the effective theory resulting from the integration over nonstatic fields and the static electric potential are ... More
Revision of distance to SS433Jan 28 2010Critical analysis shows that all estimates of the velocity of the radio jets of SS433 and the distance to the object based on the relativistic effect of light travel time are not accurate enough to be conclusive. From our elaboration of kinematics of ... More
SS433: on the uniqueness of cool relativistic jetsMay 13 1999The relativistic jets of SS433 are outstanding for their optical thermal radiation.The radiation is produced by small clouds ($10^8$ cm) whose lifetime is about $10^3$ times larger than the gas-dynamical crushing time. We show that the clouds reside in ... More
Electric and Photoelectric Gates for ion backflow suppression in multi-GEM structuresJun 28 2006Aug 31 2006A new approach to suppress ion backflow in multi-GEM structures is suggested. In this approach, the potential difference applied across the gap between two adjacent GEMs is reversed compared to the standard configuration. In such a gap structure, called ... More
Phase space localization of a scalar charged particleJun 07 2002The thesis is devoted to the phase space representation of relativistic quantum mechanics. For a class of observables with matrix-valued Weyl symbols proportional to the identity matrix, the Weyl-Wigner-Moyal formalism is proposed. The evolution equations ... More
Multi-epoch VLBA observations of radio galaxy 0932+075: is this a compact symmetric object?Jul 29 2014A part of the radio structure of the galaxy 0932+075 emerged as a possible compact symmetric object (CSO) after the observation with the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) at 5 GHz in 1997. More than a decade later, we carried out observations at 5, 15.4, ... More
Pseudogap from ARPES experiment: three gaps in cuprates and topological superconductivityJan 17 2015Feb 21 2015A term first coined by Mott back in 1968 a `pseudogap' is the depletion of the electronic density of states at the Fermi level, and pseudogaps have been observed in many systems. However, since the discovery of the high temperature superconductors (HTSC) ... More
ARPES experiment in fermiology of quasi-2D metals (Review Article)Jun 11 2014Angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) enables direct observation of the Fermi surface and underlying electronic structure of crystals---the basic concepts to describe all the electronic properties of solids and to understand the key electronic ... More
Two Algorithms for Solving A General Backward Pentadiagonal Linear SystemsMar 15 2008In this paper we present an efficient computational and symbolic algorithms for solving a backward pentadiagonal linear systems. The implementation of the algorithms using Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) such as MAPLE, MACSYMA, MATHEMATICA, and MATLAB ... More
Particle Correlations in the Generalized Thomas-Fermi ApproachMar 13 1996This paper presents the Thomas-Fermi approach generalized to consider the particle correlations in many-body systems with non-Coulomb interaction potentials. The key points of the generalization consist in using integral formulation and extracting the ... More
Hadronic physics in peripheral heavy ion collisionsJan 22 2002We discuss the production of hadronic resonances in very peripheral heavy ion collisions, where the ions collide with impact parameter larger than twice the nuclear radius and remain intact after the collision. We compare the resonance production through ... More
Gauge dependence identities for color superconducting QCDMay 12 2003May 14 2003Using generalized Nielsen identities a formal proof is given that the fermionic quasiparticle dispersion relations in a color superconductor are gauge independent. This turns out to involve gluonic tadpoles which are calculated to one-loop order in a ... More
Null geodesics and observational cosmologyDec 24 2008The Universe is not isotropic or spatially homogeneous on local scales. The averaging of local inhomogeneities in general relativity can lead to significant dynamical effects on the evolution of the Universe, and even if the effects are at the 1% level ... More
Averaging and Cosmological ObservationsApr 13 2007The gravitational field equations on cosmological scales are obtained by averaging the Einstein field equations of general relativity. By assuming spatial homogeneity and isotropy on the largest scales, the local inhomogeneities affect the dynamics though ... More
Invariant *-products on coadjoint orbits and the Shapovalov pairingAug 11 2003We give an explicit formula for invariant *-products on a wide class of coadjoint orbits. The answer is expressed in terms of the Shapovalov pairing for generalized Verma modules.
Improving computational efficiency of Monte-Carlo simulations with variance reductionSep 24 2013CCFE perform Monte-Carlo transport simulations on large and complex tokamak models such as ITER. Such simulations are challenging since streaming and deep penetration effects are equally important. In order to make such simulations tractable, both variance ... More
CORSIKA Implementation of Heavy Quark Production and Propagation in Extensive Air ShowersJan 12 2013Heavy quarks are commonly produced in current accelerator experiments. Hence it is natural to think that they should be likewise created in collisions with larger center of mass energies like the ones involving ultra-high energy cosmic rays and atmospheric ... More
Structure and History of Dark Matter Halos Probed with Gravitational LensingMar 09 2009We test with gravitational lensing data the dark matter (DM) halos embedding the luminous baryonic component of galaxy clusters; our benchmark is provided by their two-stage cosmogonical development that we compute with its variance, and by the related ... More
Effective Field Theory of the Linear $O(N)$ Sigma ModelSep 29 1994The low energy structure of a theory containing light and heavy particle species which are separated by a mass gap can adequately be described by an effective theory which contains only the light particles. In this work we present a thorough analysis ... More
Some consequences of the effective low-energy lagrangian for gravitySep 03 1993We consider the minimal low-energy action for gravity up to six derivatives which is renormalizable at the two-loop level modulo higher derivative corrections. Then we study the classical solutions corresponding to the Schwarzschild and the Robertson-Walker ... More
Quasitriangular structures on cocommutative Hopf algebrasJun 09 1997The article is devoted to the describtion of quasitriangular structures (universal R-matrices) on cocommutative Hopf algebras. It is known that such structures are concentrated on finite dimensional Hopf subalgebras. In particular, quasitriangular structure ... More
Using isosbestic points to extract interactions from structure factorsDec 03 2002Inverting scattering experiments to obtain effective interparticle interactions for particles in solution is generally a poorly conditioned problem. More accurate potentials can be obtained through the use of isosbestic points, values of k where the scattering ... More
The emptiness of voids: yet another over-abundance problem for the LCDM modelJul 06 2008Feb 09 2009We study the luminosity function, the peculiar velocities, and the sizes of voids in the Local Volume (LV) in observational samples of galaxies which contain galaxies down to MB=-10-12 within the distance 4-8Mpc. Comparing the results with the predictions ... More
Quantum creation of an inhomogeneous unflationary universeDec 01 1994The process of quantum creation of a qusihomogeneous inflationary universe near a cosmological singularity is considered. It is shown that during the evolution quantum fluctuations of spatial topologies increase and the universe acquires homogeneous and ... More