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Dust emission profiles of DustPedia galaxiesNov 21 2018Most radiative transfer models assume that dust in spiral galaxies is distributed exponentially. In this paper our goal is to verify this assumption by analysing the two-dimensional large-scale distribution of dust in galaxies from the DustPedia sample. ... More

A systematic metallicity study of DustPedia galaxies reveals evolution in the dust-to-metal ratiosJan 25 2019Observations of evolution in the dust-to-metal ratio allow us to constrain the dominant dust processing mechanisms. In this work, we present a study of the dust-to-metal and dust-to-gas ratios in a sub-sample of ~500 DustPedia galaxies. Using literature ... More

The fraction of bolometric luminosity absorbed by dust in DustPedia galaxiesOct 02 2018We study the fraction of stellar radiation absorbed by dust, f_abs, in 814 galaxies of different morphological types. The targets constitute the vast majority (93%) of the DustPedia sample, including almost all large (optical diameter larger than 1'), ... More

Old and young stellar populations in DustPedia galaxies and their role in dust heatingMar 14 2019Within the framework of the DustPedia project we investigate the properties of cosmic dust and its interaction with the stellar radiation (originating from different stellar populations) for 814 galaxies in the nearby Universe, all observed by the Herschel ... More

Long-term optical variability of high-mass X-ray binaries. II. SpectroscopyMar 28 2016Apr 25 2016We present the results of our monitoring program to study the long-term variability of the Halpha line in high-mass X-ray binaries. We have carried out the most complete optical spectroscopic study of the global properties of high-mass X-ray binaries ... More

Fast K System Generators of Pseudorandom NumbersNov 19 1993We suggest fast algorithm for the matrix generator of pseudorandom numbers based on Kolmogorov-Anosov K systems which has been earliar proposed in \cite{savvidy1,akopov1}. This algorithm reduces $N^{2}$ operation of the matrix generator to $NlnN$ and ... More

Revealing the dust attenuation properties on resolved scales in NGC628 with SWIFT UVOT dataMar 15 2019Understanding how dust attenuation laws vary between and within galaxies is a key question if we want to reliably measure the physical properties of galaxies at both global and local scales. To shed new light on this question, we present a detailed study ... More

The cosmic spectral energy distribution in the EAGLE simulationJan 25 2019Jan 28 2019The cosmic spectral energy distribution (CSED) is the total emissivity as a function of wavelength of galaxies in a given cosmic volume. We compare the observed CSED from the UV to the submm to that computed from the EAGLE cosmological hydrodynamical ... 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

A statistical model of three-dimensional anisotropy and intermittency in strong Alfvénic turbulenceMay 24 2016We propose a simple statistical model of three-dimensionally anisotropic, intermittent, strong Alfv\'enic turbulence, incorporating both critical balance and dynamic alignment. Our model is based on log-Poisson statistics for Elsasser-field increments ... 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

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

A statistical model of three-dimensional anisotropy and intermittency in strong Alfvénic turbulenceMay 24 2016Dec 14 2016We propose a simple statistical model of three-dimensionally anisotropic, intermittent, strong Alfv\'enic turbulence, incorporating both critical balance and dynamic alignment. Our model is based on log-Poisson statistics for Elsasser-field increments ... 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

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

Geodesics and admissible-path spaces in Carnot GroupsNov 26 2013We study the topology of admissible-loop spaces on a step-two Carnot group G. We use a Morse-Bott theory argument to study the structure and the number of geodesics on G connecting the origin with a 'vertical' point (geodesics are critical points of the ... More

Periodic solutions of Schrodinger equation in Hilbert spaceSep 03 2012Necessary and sufficient conditions for existence of boundary value problem of Schrodinger equation are obtained in linear and nonlinear cases. Periodic analytical solutions are represented using generalized Green's operator

Numerical analysis of renormalon technique in quantum mechanicsNov 29 1996Jul 14 1997We discuss the ways of extracting a low energy scale of an underlying theory using high energy scattering data. Within an exactly solvable model of quantum mechanics we analyze a technique based on introduction of nonperturbative power corrections accounting ... More

Analytical results for $e^+e^-\to t\bar t$ and $γγ\to t\bar t$ observables near the threshold up to the next-to-next-to-leading order of NRQCDApr 08 1999Oct 10 2001We present an analytical description of top-antitop pair production near the threshold in $e^+e^-$ annihilation and $\g\g$ collisions. A set of basic observables considered includes the total cross sections, forward-backward asymmetry and top quark polarization. ... More

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 determination of $|V_{cb}|$May 16 1998Oct 30 1998We present the next-to-next-to-leading order relation between the moments of the $\Upsilon$ system spectral density and the inclusive $B$-meson semileptonic width. The perturbative series for the width as an explicit function of the moments is well convergent ... More

Quark-hadron duality for $K^0-\bar{K^0}$ mixingNov 27 1997Long distance contribution to the $K^0-\bar K^0$ mixing is taken into account consistently and the corrections to the naive duality result represented by the famous box diagram are found to be small. Estimates are given in the leading order of the chiral ... More

A scalar gluonium contribution to $K\rightarrowππ$ decayJul 17 1995We study a new $K\rightarrow\pi\pi$ decay channel with gluons in intermediate state which is normally neglected within the factorization framework. Both short-distance and long-distance parts of the amplitude are calculated. The chiral Lagrangian approach ... 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

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

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