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Disentangling time-focusing from beam divergence: a novel approach for high-flux thermal neutron spectroscopy at continuous and long-pulse sourcesApr 12 2019We present the concept of a novel time-focusing technique for neutron spectrometers, which allows to disentangle time-focusing from beam divergence. The core of this approach is a double rotating-crystal monochromator that can be used to extract a larger ... More

Change of caged dynamics at Tg in hydrated proteins found after suppressing the methyl-group rotation contributionJun 29 2011In conventional glassformers at sufficiently short times and low enough temperatures, molecules are mutually caged by the intermolecular potential. The fluctuation and dissipation from motion of caged molecules when observed by elastic incoherent neutron ... More

Evidence of coexistence of change of caged dynamics at Tg and the dynamic transition at Td in solvated proteinsJun 20 2011Jan 11 2012Mossbauer spectroscopy and neutron scattering measurements on proteins embedded in solvents including water and aqueous mixtures have emphasized the observation of the distinctive temperature dependence of the atomic mean square displacements, <u2>, commonly ... More

Small-angle neutron scattering and Molecular Dynamics structural study of gelling DNA nanostarsMay 05 2016DNA oligomers with properly designed sequences self-assemble into well defined constructs. Here, we exploit this methodology to produce bulk quantities of tetravalent DNA nanostars (each one composed by 196 nucleotides) and to explore the structural signatures ... 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

Technicolor models with coupled systems of Schwinger-Dyson equationsFeb 28 2019Mar 15 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Higher dimensional dilaton black holes in the presence of exponential nonlinear electrodynamicsJun 05 2015We examine the higher dimensional action in which gravity is coupled to the exponential nonlinear electrodynamic and a scalar dilaton field. We construct a new class of $n$-dimensional static and spherically symmetric black hole solutions of this theory ... More