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Adsorption induced pyramidal distortion of the tri-metallic nitride core inside the endohedral fullerene Sc$_3$N@C$_{80}$ on the Ag(111) surfaceMar 13 2019Our ability to understand and tailor metal-organic interfaces is mandatory to functionalize organic complexes for next generation electronic and spintronic devices. For magnetic data storage applications, metal-carrying organic molecules, so called single ... More

Control of magnetic anisotropy in (Ga,Mn)As by lithography-induced strain relaxationJan 19 2007We obtain control of magnetic anisotropy in epitaxial (Ga,Mn)As by anisotropic strain relaxation in patterned structures. The strain in the structures is characterized using sophisticated X-ray techniques. The magnetic anisotropy before patterning of ... More

Approaching ideal graphene: The structure of hydrogen-intercalated graphene on 6H-SiC(0001)Nov 18 2014We measure the adsorption height of hydrogen-intercalated quasi-free-standing monolayer graphene on the (0001) face of 6H silicon carbide by the normal incidence x-ray standing wave technique. A density functional calculation for the full ($6 \sqrt{3} ... More

Ge(001)-(2 1 0 3)-Pb <-> (2 1 0 6)-Pb: low-temperature two-dimensional phase transitionJul 10 2001The Ge(001)-(2 1 0 3)-Pb surface reconstruction with a lead coverage of 5/3 monolayer is on the borderline between the low-coverage covalently-bonded and high-coverage metallic lead overlayers. This gives rise to an unusual low-temperature phase transition ... More

Surfactant-Mediated Growth of Twisted Bilayer Graphene on SiCSep 21 2018We propose a method to grow high-quality twisted bilayer graphene epitaxially on SiC using borazine as a surfactant. With this method, closed layers with a constant orientation with respect to the substrate can be grown over mm-size samples. Using high-resolution ... More

A theorem of Mislin for cohomology of fusion systems and applications to block algebras of finite groupsNov 15 2013Dec 10 2014We give an algebraic proof for a theorem of Mislin in the case of cohomology of saturated fusion systems defined on p-groups when p is odd. Some applications of this theorem to block algebras of finite groups are also given.

Stückelberg Field Shiftting Quantization of Free-Particle on D-Dimensional SphereAug 11 2000In this paper we quantize the free-particle on a D-dimensional sphere in an unambiguous way by converting the second-class constraint using St\"uckelberg field shiftting formalism. Further, we argument that this formalism is equivalent to the BFFT constraint ... More

Entanglement and topological entropy of the toric code at finite temperatureApr 27 2007Nov 01 2007We calculate exactly the von Neumann and topological entropies of the toric code as a function of system size and temperature. We do so for systems with infinite energy scale separation between magnetic and electric excitations, so that the magnetic closed ... More

Dynamical shift conditions for the Z4 and BSSN hyperbolic formalismsJan 07 2004Mar 22 2004A class of dynamical shift conditions is shown to lead to a strongly hyperbolic evolution system, both in the Z4 and in the BSSN Numerical Relativity formalisms. This class generalizes the harmonic shift condition, where light speed is the only non-trivial ... More

Auger recombination and carrier multiplication in embedded silicon and germanium nanocrystalsSep 10 2007Apr 16 2008For Si and Ge nanocrystals (NCs) embedded in wide band-gap matrices, Auger recombination (AR) and carrier multiplication (CM) lifetimes are computed exactly in a three-dimensional real space grid using empirical pseudopotential wave functions. Our results ... More

Theoretical study of the insulating oxides and nitrides: SiO2, GeO2, Al2O3, Si3N4, and Ge3N4Oct 06 2006Jul 23 2007An extensive theoretical study is performed for wide bandgap crystalline oxides and nitrides, namely, SiO_{2}, GeO_{2}, Al_{2}O_{3}, Si_{3}N_{4}, and Ge_{3}N_{4}. Their important polymorphs are considered which are for SiO_{2}: $\alpha$-quartz, $\alpha$- ... More

Reply to cond-mat/0503325: Comment on `Generating functional analysis of Minority Games with real merket histories' by KH Ho, WC Man, FK Chow and HF ChauMar 21 2005The Comment cond-mat/0503325 is built around two core statements, both of which are plainly incorrect.

A simple stochastic model for the evolution of protein lengthsMar 26 2007Mar 26 2007We analyse a simple discrete-time stochastic process for the theoretical modeling of the evolution of protein lengths. At every step of the process a new protein is produced as a modification of one of the proteins already existing and its length is assumed ... More

Staggered Chiral Perturbation TheoryAug 28 2003We discuss how to formulate a staggered chiral perturbation theory. This amounts to a generalization of the Lee-Sharpe Lagrangian to include more than one flavor (i.e. multiple staggered fields), which turns out to be nontrivial. One loop corrections ... More

Dark Matter in a single-metric universeJan 04 2016Mar 01 2016A few years ago Baker proposed a metric, implementing the Bona-Stela construction, which interpolates smoothly between the Schwarzschild metric at small scales and the Friedmann-Robertson-Walker (FRW) metric at large scales. As it stands, by enforcing ... More

Light-front representation of chiral dynamics in peripheral transverse densitiesMar 16 2015The nucleon's electromagnetic form factors are expressed in terms of the transverse densities of charge and magnetization at fixed light-front time. At peripheral transverse distances $b = O(M_\pi^{-1})$ the densities are governed by chiral dynamics and ... More

Eccentric Binary Millisecond PulsarsJul 18 2009In this paper we review the recent discovery of several millisecond pulsars (MSPs) in eccentric binary systems. Timing these MSPs we were able to estimate (and in one case precisely measure) their masses. These results suggest that, as a class, MSPs have ... More

Detection of Optical Synchrotron Emission from the Radio Jet of 3C279Oct 08 2002Nov 05 2002We report the detection of optical and ultraviolet emission from the kiloparsec scale jet of the well-known quasar 3C~279. A bright knot, discovered in archival V and U band {\it Hubble Space Telescope} Faint Object Camera images, is coincident with a ... More

Understanding Convolutional Neural Networks with A Mathematical ModelSep 14 2016Nov 02 2016This work attempts to address two fundamental questions about the structure of the convolutional neural networks (CNN): 1) why a non-linear activation function is essential at the filter output of every convolutional layer? 2) what is the advantage of ... More

On the density of the sum of two independent Student t-random vectorsJun 16 2009In this paper, we find an expression for the density of the sum of two independent $d-$dimensional Student $t-$random vectors $\mathbf{X}$ and $\mathbf{Y}$ with arbitrary degrees of freedom. As a byproduct we also obtain an expression for the density ... More

On the numerical evaluation of algebro-geometric solutions to integrable equationsJul 11 2011Dec 06 2011Physically meaningful periodic solutions to certain integrable partial differential equations are given in terms of multi-dimensional theta functions associated to real Riemann surfaces. Typical analytical problems in the numerical evaluation of these ... More

Small-x QCD effects in forward-jet and Mueller-Navelet jet productionOct 20 2005Mar 07 2006We investigate small-x QCD effects in forward-jet production in deep inelastic scattering in the kinematic regime where the virtuality of the photon and the transverse momentum of the jet are two hard scales of about the same magnitude. We show that the ... More

The Gravitational Radiaton degrees of freedom in Hyperbolic Systems for Numerical RelativityAug 06 2002The gravitational radiation degrees of freedom of freedom are described in the framework of the 3+1 decomposition of spacetime. The relationship with eigenfields of the Kidder-Scheel-Teukolsky (KST) equations is established. This relationship is used ... More

Approximate solutions for N-body Hamiltonians with identical particles in D dimensionsJul 19 2013Nov 13 2013A method based on the envelope theory is presented to compute approximate solutions for $N$-body Hamiltonians with identical particles in $D$ dimensions ($D\ge 2$). In some favorable cases, the approximate eigenvalues can be analytically determined and ... More

Schur-finiteness in $λ$-ringsNov 05 2010Nov 17 2011We introduce the notion of a Schur-finite element in a $\lambda$-ring.

Pion and Kaon masses in Staggered Chiral Perturbation TheoryApr 21 2003Jul 07 2003We show how to compute chiral logarithms that take into account both the $\cO(a^2)$ taste-symmetry breaking of staggered fermions and the fourth-root trick that produces one taste per flavor. The calculation starts from the Lee-Sharpe Lagrangian generalized ... More

Heavy-Light Semileptonic Decays in Staggered Chiral Perturbation TheoryApr 05 2007Jun 26 2007We calculate the form factors for the semileptonic decays of heavy-light pseudoscalar mesons in partially quenched staggered chiral perturbation theory (\schpt), working to leading order in $1/m_Q$, where $m_Q$ is the heavy quark mass. We take the light ... More

Pseudoscalar Decay Constants in Staggered Chiral Perturbation TheoryJun 20 2003Sep 29 2003In a continuation of an ongoing program, we use staggered chiral perturbation theory to calculate the one-loop chiral logarithms and analytic terms in the pseudoscalar meson leptonic decay constants, $f_{\pi^+_5}$ and $f_{K^+_5}$. We consider the partially ... More

New construction of algebro-geometric solutions to the Camassa-Holm equation and their numerical evaluationSep 24 2011Dec 06 2011An independent derivation of solutions to the Camassa-Holm equation in terms of multi-dimensional theta functions is presented using an approach based on Fay's identities. Reality and smoothness conditions are studied for these solutions from the point ... More

Observations of Galaxy Clustering at High RedshiftNov 25 1998This paper reviews the current status of measurements of galaxy clustering at high redshifts (z > 0.3). The focus is on the inherent limitations in the observation and interpretation of the ``evolution of clustering''. It is likely that results from the ... More

Properties of light scalar mesons from lattice QCDApr 12 2006Jul 10 2006Lattice QCD with $N_f=2$ flavours of sea quark is used to explore the spectrum and decay of scalar mesons. We are able to determine the $b_1$ - $a_0$ mass difference and this leads to the conclusion that the lightest non-singlet scalar meson ($a_0$) has ... More

Radio-Quiet Quasars in the Direction of the Northern Hubble Deep FieldSep 13 2000We match quasars discovered in a multi-color survey centered on the northern Hubble Deep Field (HDF) with radio sources from an ultra-deep radio survey. Although 3 out of 12 quasars are detected at a level below 0.2 mJy at 1.4 GHz, all of the quasars ... More

Super-Massive Neutron StarsNov 30 2007We present here the results of Arecibo timing of PSR B1516+02B, a 7.95-ms pulsar in a binary system with a ~0.17 solar mass companion and an orbital period of 6.85 days located in the globular cluster M5. The eccentricity of the orbit (e = 0.14) has allowed ... More

A Multi-scale Subtraction Scheme and Partial Renormalization Group Equations in the $O(N)$-symmetric $φ^4$-theoryApr 23 1996To resum large logarithms in multi-scale problems a generalization of $\MS$ is introduced allowing for as many renormalization scales as there are generic scales in the problem. In the new \lq\lq minimal multi-scale subtraction scheme'' standard perturbative ... More

Bound-free $\mathbf{e}^+ \mathbf{e}^-$ pair creation with a linearly polarized laser field and a nuclear fieldJul 28 2008The process of bound-free pair production of electrons and positrons in combined laser and Coulomb fields is investigated. It is assumed that an ion collides at relativistic speed with an intense x-ray laser beam of linear polarization. The process proceeds ... More

Towards Automated Verification of Web ServicesNov 11 2011This paper proposes the use of model-checking software technology for the verification of workflows and business processes behaviour based on web services, namely the use of the SPIN model checker. Since the specification of a business process behaviour ... More

Projective invariants of CR-hypersurfacesOct 27 2010We study the equivalence problem under projective transformation for CR-hypersurfaces of complex projective space. A complete set of projective differential invariants for analytic hypersurfaces is given. The self-dual strongly C-linearly convex hypersurfaces ... More

On some results of Cufaro Petroni about Student t-processesMar 21 2008This paper deals with Student t-processes as studied in (Cufaro Petroni N 2007 J. Phys. A, Math. Theor. 40(10), 2227-2250). We prove and extend some conjectures expressed by Cufaro Petroni about the asymptotical behavior of a Student t-process and the ... More

Variable Modified Newtonian Mechanics from an interpolating metric II Galactic rotational curveFeb 05 2018Feb 06 2018We use an interpolating metric from a previous work \cite{wong} with a variable modified Newtonian potential (VMOND) to explore the issue of flatten rotational curve of a galaxy. We examine a model of a large protogalactic cloud with growing density perturbation, ... More

Hadronic matrix elements of neutral-meson mixing through lattice QCDSep 23 2015Neutral-meson mixing is loop suppressed in the Standard Model, leading to the possibility of enhanced sensitivity to new physics. The uncertainty in Standard Model predictions for $B$-meson oscillation frequencies is dominated by theoretical uncertainties ... More

On the cusp form motives in genus 1 and level 1Apr 20 2005Jan 23 2006We prove that the moduli space of stable n-pointed curves of genus one and the projector associated to the alternating representation of the symmetric group on n letters define (for n>1) the Chow motive corresponding to cusp forms of weight n+1 for SL(2,Z). ... More

Mass Loss in 2D ZAMS Stellar ModelsMay 04 2011A large number of massive stars are known to rotate, resulting in significant distortion and variation in surface temperature from the pole to the equator. Radiatively driven mass loss is temperature dependent, so rapid rotation produces variation in ... More

Generating functional analysis of Minority Games with real market historiesOct 13 2004It is shown how the generating functional method of De Dominicis can be used to solve the dynamics of the original version of the minority game (MG), in which agents observe real as opposed to fake market histories. Here one again finds exact closed equations ... More

Statistical Mechanics of Recurrent Neural Networks II. DynamicsJun 01 2000A lecture notes style review of the non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of recurrent neural networks with discrete and continuous neurons (e.g. Ising, graded-response, coupled-oscillators). To be published in the Handbook of Biological Physics (North-Holland). ... More

Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of Minority GamesMay 13 2002In this paper I give a brief introduction to a family of simple but non-trivial models designed to increase our understanding of collective processes in markets, the so-called Minority Games, and their non-equilibrium statistical mathematical analysis. ... More

NSV 13983: A New Dwarf Nova in the Period GapJun 17 2008Aims. NSV 13983 is catalogued as a dwarf nova based on a reported outburst from 2005. The system has not yet been studied spectroscopically. We attempt to confirm its nature as a dwarf nova and determine its orbital period. Methods. We derive the orbital ... More

Computation of the topological type of a real Riemann surfaceApr 21 2012We present an algorithm for the computation of the topological type of a real compact Riemann surface associated to an algebraic curve, i.e., its genus and the properties of the set of fixed points of the anti-holomorphic involution $\tau$, namely, the ... More

A new and trivial CP symmetry for extended $A_4$ flavorJan 05 2016May 18 2016The combination of $\nu_\mu$-$\nu_\tau$ exchange together with CP conjugation in the neutrino sector (known as $\mathrm{CP}^{\mu\tau}$ symmetry or $\mu\tau$-reflection) is known to predict the viable pattern: $\theta_{23}=45^\circ$, maximal Dirac CP phase ... More

Symmetric cohomology of groups as a Mackey functorDec 05 2014Symmetric cohomology of groups, defined by M. Staic in [2], is similar to the way one defines the cyclic cohomology for algebras. We show that there is a well-defined restriction, conjugation and transfer map in symmetric cohomology, which form a Mackey ... More

Scaling of the superfluid density in severely underdoped YBa2Cu3O6+yNov 20 2009Recent measurements on extremely-underdoped YBa2Cu3O6+y [Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 237003 (2007)] have allowed the critical temperature (T_c), superfluid density [rho_0 (T << T_c)] and dc conductivity [sigma_dc (T ~ T_c)] to be determined for a series of electronic ... More

Quantum-mechanical picture of peripheral chiral dynamicsMar 06 2015The nucleon's peripheral transverse charge and magnetization densities are computed in chiral effective field theory. The densities are represented in first-quantized form, as overlap integrals of chiral light-front wave functions describing the transition ... More

Eclipsing Binary PulsarsApr 05 2004The first eclipsing binary pulsar, PSR B1957+20, was discovered in 1987. Since then, 13 other eclipsing low-mass binary pulsars have been found, 12 of these are in globular clusters. In this paper we list the known eclipsing binary pulsars and their properties, ... More

The Pulsar Population in Globular Clusters and in the GalaxyOct 15 2012Oct 23 2012In this paper, I review some of the basic properties of the pulsar population in globular clusters (GCs) and compare it with the the Galactic disk population. The neutron stars (NSs) in GCs were likely formed - and appear to continue forming - in highly ... More

Poincare duality in dimension 3Oct 03 2004The paper gives a review of progress towards extending the Thurston programme to the Poincare duality case. For a full abstract, see the published version at the above link.

$K_L\toγν\barν$ in the Light Front ModelApr 17 2000We study the CP conserving and violating contributions to the decay of $\knng$ in the standard model. In our analysis, we use the form factors for $K\to\gamma$ transitions calculated directly in the entire physical range of momentum transfer within the ... More

Understanding Convolutional Neural Networks with A Mathematical ModelSep 14 2016This work attempts to address two fundamental questions about the structure of the convolutional neural networks (CNN): 1) why a non-linear activation function is essential at the filter output of every convolutional layer? 2) what is the advantage of ... More

Threshold effects in open-string theoryMay 05 1996May 14 1996We analyze the one-loop effective gauge-field action in $Z_2$-orbifold compactifications of type-I theory. We show how, for non-abelian group factors, the threshold effects are ultraviolet finite though given entirely by a six-dimensional field theory ... More

Hidden Symmetry of a Fluid Dynamical ModelMay 28 2001A connection between solutions of the relativistic d-brane system in (d+1) dimensions with the solutions of a Galileo invariant fluid in d-dimensions is by now well established. However, the physical nature of the light-cone gauge description of a relativistic ... More

A quantum topological phase transition at the microscopic levelJul 13 2007Mar 01 2008We study a quantum phase transition between a phase which is topologically ordered and one which is not. We focus on a spin model, an extension of the toric code, for which we obtain the exact ground state for all values of the coupling constant that ... More

Explicit Gravitational Radiation in Hyperbolic Systems for Numerical RelativityFeb 14 2002Feb 28 2002A method for studying the causal structure of space-time evolution systems is presented. This method, based on a generalization of the well known Riemann problem, provides intrinsic results which can be interpreted from the geometrical point of view. ... More

Flux Limiter Methods in 3D Numerical RelativityFeb 28 2002New numerical methods have been applied in relativity to obtain a numerical evolution of Einstein equations much more robust and stable. Starting from 3+1 formalism and with the evolution equations written as a FOFCH (first-order flux conservative hyperbolic) ... More

Staggered Chiral Perturbation Theory for Heavy-Light MesonsOct 18 2005Jan 25 2006We incorporate heavy-light mesons into staggered chiral perturbation theory, working to leading order in 1/m_Q, where m_Q is the heavy quark mass. At first non-trivial order in the chiral expansion, staggered taste violations affect the chiral logarithms ... More

Replica methods for loopy sparse random graphsJan 29 2016I report on the development of a novel statistical mechanical formalism for the analysis of random graphs with many short loops, and processes on such graphs. The graphs are defined via maximum entropy ensembles, in which both the degrees (via hard constraints) ... More

Statistical Mechanics of Recurrent Neural Networks I. StaticsJun 01 2000A lecture notes style review of the equilibrium statistical mechanics of recurrent neural networks with discrete and continuous neurons (e.g. Ising, coupled-oscillators). To be published in the Handbook of Biological Physics (North-Holland). Accompanied ... More

Light-front representation of chiral dynamics with Delta isobar and large-N_c relationsMar 29 2016Transverse densities describe the spatial distribution of electromagnetic current in the nucleon at fixed light-front time. At peripheral distances b = O(M_pi^{-1}) the densities are governed by chiral dynamics and can be calculated model-independently ... More

Multi-scale RenormalizationDec 18 1996The Standard MS renormalization prescription is inadequate for dealing with multi-scale problems. To illustrate this we consider the computation of the effective potential in the Higgs-Yukawa model. It is argued that it is natural to employ a two-scale ... More

Observational constraints upon quintessence models arising from moduli fieldsApr 14 2000Jun 12 2000We study observational constraints on cosmological models with a quintessence arising from moduli fields. The scalar field potential is given by a double exponential potential V=V_0 exp(-A e^{sqrt{2} kappa phi}). After reviewing the properties of the ... More

Electroweak standard model at finite temperature in presence of a bosonic chemical potentialMar 15 2007Dec 30 2010We study the electroweak standard model at finite temperature in presence of a bosonic chemical potential associated with the conserved electromagnetic current. To preserve the thermodynamic equilibrium of the system, the thermal medium is neutralized ... More

CNN as Guided Multi-layer RECOS TransformJan 30 2017Feb 19 2017There is a resurging interest in developing a neural-network-based solution to the supervised machine learning problem. The convolutional neural network (CNN) will be studied in this note. To begin with, we introduce a RECOS transform as a basic building ... More

The classical overdetermined Serrin problemNov 29 2017Nov 30 2017In this survey we consider the classical overdetermined problem which was studied by Serrin in 1971. The original proof relies on Alexandrov's moving plane method, maximum principles, and a refinement of Hopf's boundary point Lemma. Since then other approaches ... More

Radio Identification of the X-ray Jet in the z=4.3 Quasar GB 1508+5714Oct 25 2003Dec 01 2003The recent discovery of an X-ray jet in the z=4.3 quasar GB 1508+5714 by Yuan et al. (astro-ph/0309318) and Siemiginowska et al. (astro-ph/0310241) prompted a search for its radio counterpart. Here, we report the successful discovery of faint radio emission ... More

Basic Morita equivalences and a conjecture of Sasaki for cohomology of block algebras of finite groupsJun 14 2015We show, using basic Morita equivalences between block algebras of finite groups, that the Conjecture of H. Sasaki from [9] is true for a new class of blocks called nilpotent covered blocks. When this Conjecture is true we define some transfer maps between ... More

Study of $B_{s}\to (η,η',φ)\ell\bar{\ell}$ DecaysMar 28 2003We study the rare decays of $B_{s} \to M_s\ell \bar{\ell}$ ($M_s=\eta, \eta',\phi$ and $\ell=\nu,e,\mu,\tau$) in the standard model. With the hadronic form factors evaluated in the light front and constituent quark models, we estimate the decay branching ... More

Tau Radiative Decays in the Light Front Quark ModelOct 14 2003We study the decays of $\tau^- \to \nu_{\tau} P^-\gamma (P=\pi^-, K^-)$ in the light front quark model. We calculate the form factors and use them to evaluate the decay widths. We find that, in the standard model, the decay widths are $1.62\times 10^{-2} ... More

R-mode constraints from neutron star equation of stateJun 15 2015The gravitational radiation has been proposed a long time before, as an explanation for the observed relatively low spin frequencies of young neutron stars and of accreting neutron stars in low-mass X-ray binaries as well. In the present work we studied ... More

Action principle for Numerical Relativity evolution systemsAug 04 2010Nov 18 2010A Lagrangian density is provided, that allows to recover the Z4 evolution system from an action principle. The resulting system is then strongly hyperbolic when supplemented by gauge conditions like '1+log' or 'freezing shift', suitable for numerical ... More

8-13 micron spectroscopy of NGC 253: a spatially resolved starburstDec 15 1998Dec 16 1998NGC 253 is a nearby spiral galaxy that is currently undergoing a nuclear burst of star formation in a 100 pc diameter region. We present spatially resolved 8--13 micron low-resolution spectra at four positions along the ridge of 8--13 micron emission. ... More

The Deep Silicate Absorption Feature in IRAS 08572+3915 and Other Infrared GalaxiesMay 30 1997New mid-infrared (10 and 20 micron) spectro-photometry of the ultraluminous infrared galaxy IRAS 08572+3915 is presented. The 10 micron spectrum reveals a deep silicate absorption feature, while the 20 micron spectrum shows no clear evidence for an 18 ... More

An Octonionic Gauge TheoryMar 28 1995The nonassociativity of the octonion algebra necessitates a bimodule representation, in which each element is represented by a left and a right multiplier. This representation can then be used to generate gauge transformations for the purpose of constructing ... More

Search for WIMPs in liquid argonMay 23 2011Our group from the University of Zurich is performing R&D work towards the design of a large liquid argon detector to detect Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs). This project is developed within the DARWIN Collaboration funded by ASPERA to prepare ... More

Photometric Constraints on Microlens Spectroscopy of EROS-BLG-2000-5Jun 13 2001We apply EROS photometric data to interpret previously published Keck and VLT spectra of the binary-microlens caustic-crossing event EROS-BLG-2000-5. We show that the VLT data imply that the outer 4 % of the limb of the K3-giant source is strongly in ... More

Eros variable stars: A catalog of Cepheids in the Magellanic CloudsJul 26 1999We present a catalog containing 290 LMC and 590 SMC Cepheids which have been obtained using the two 4k $\times$ 8k CCD cameras of the EROS~2 microlensing survey. The Cepheids were selected from 1,134,000 and 504,000 stars in the central regions of the ... More

New results of the Berliner relativistic quark modelOct 27 1995It is pointed out that the recently measured left-right asymmetries in inclusive pion and lambda hyperon production processes are in very good agreement with the relativistic quark model, proposed some time ago. Further predictions based on this model ... More

Kinetically Modified Non-Minimal Higgs Inflation in SupergravityNov 04 2015Jan 21 2016We consider models of chaotic inflation driven by the real parts of a conjugate pair of Higgs superfields involved in the spontaneous breaking of a grand unification symmetry at a scale assuming its supersymmetric value. We combine a superpotential, which ... More

b-tau Unification with Gaugino and Sfermion Mass non UniversalityApr 04 2003Feb 03 2004In the context of a SUSY GUT inspired MSSM version, the low energy consequences of the asymptotic $b-\tau$ Yukawa coupling Unification are examined, under the assumption of universal or non-universal boundary conditions for the gaugino and sfermion masses. ... More

Kaehler Potentials for Hilltop F-term Hybrid InflationFeb 02 2009Apr 26 2009We consider the basic supersymmetric (SUSY) models of F-term hybrid inflation (FHI). We show that a simple class of Kaehler potentials ensures a resolution to the \eta problem and allows for inflation of hilltop type. As a consequence, observationally ... More

Quintessential Kination and Cold Dark Matter AbundanceMar 08 2005Oct 27 2005The generation of a kination-dominated phase by a quintessential exponential model is investigated and the parameters of the model are restricted so that a number of observational constraints (originating from nucleosynthesis, the present acceleration ... More

Deciphering Secure Chaotic CommunicationMay 03 1999A simple technique for decoding an unknown modulated chaotic time-series is presented. We point out that, by fitting a polynomial model to the modulated chaotic signal, the error in the fit gives sufficient information to decode the modulating signal. ... More

On exact infinity-categories and the Theorem of the HeartDec 20 2012Apr 23 2014We introduce a notion of exact quasicategory, and we prove an analogue of Amnon Neeman's Theorem of the Heart for Waldhausen K-theory.

Higher point MHV amplitudes in N=4 Supersymmetric Yang-Mills TheoryMar 20 2009Apr 16 2009We compute the even part of the two-loop seven-point planar MHV amplitude in N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory. We find that the even part is expressed in terms of conformal integrals with simple rational coefficients. We also compute the even part ... More

Neutrino oscillations with a polarized laser beam: an analogical demonstration experimentJan 15 2010The underlying physics of neutrino oscillation in vacuum can be demonstrated by an optical analogical experiment. Two different neutrino flavors are represented by two polarization states of a laser beam, whereas the different phase propagation in vacuum ... More

Energy levels of a two-dimensional hydrogen atom with spin-orbit Rashba interactionMar 17 2008Electronic bound states around charged impurities in two-dimensional systems with structural inversion asymmetry can be described in terms of a two-dimensional hydrogen atom in the presence of a Rashba spin-orbit interaction. Here, the energy levels of ... More

Zeeman effects on the impurity-induced resonances in d-wave superconductorsNov 29 2001Jan 04 2002It is shown how the resonant states induced by a single spinless impurity in a d-wave superconductor evolve under the effect of an applied Zeeman magnetic field. Moreover, it is demonstrated that the spin-orbit coupling to the impurity potential can have ... More

Spin-orbit scattering in d-wave superconductorsMay 18 1999When non-magnetic impurities are introduced in a d-wave superconductor, both thermodynamic and spectral properties are strongly affected if the impurity potential is close to the strong resonance limit. In addition to the scalar impurity potential, the ... More

One-loop Effective Action in Open-string theoryOct 23 1996This is a summary of the analysis of the one-loop effective action in Z_2-orbifold compactifications of type-I theory presented in references [1,2]. We show how, for non-abelian group factors, the threshold effects are ultraviolet finite though given ... More

Treatment of the background error in the statistical analysis of Poisson processesJan 12 1999May 06 1999The formalism that allows to take into account the error sigma_b of the expected mean background b in the statistical analysis of a Poisson process with the frequentistic method is presented. It is shown that the error sigma_b cannot be neglected if it ... More

Measurements of Transverse Energy Flow in Deep-Inelastic Scattering at HERAJul 16 1999Measurements of transverse energy flow are presented for neutral current deep-inelastic scattering events produced in positron-proton collisions at HERA. The kinematic range covers squared momentum transfers Q^2 from 3.2 to 2,200 GeV^2, the Bjorken scaling ... More

Measurement of Leading Proton and Neutron Production in Deep Inelastic Scattering at HERANov 09 1998Deep--inelastic scattering events with a leading baryon have been detected by the H1 experiment at HERA using a forward proton spectrometer and a forward neutron calorimeter. Semi--inclusive cross sections have been measured in the kinematic region 2 ... More

Measurement of Event Shape Variables in Deep Inelastic e^+ ScatteringJun 02 1997Deep inelastic e^+ scattering data, taken with the H1 detector at HERA, are used to study the event shape variables thrust, jet broadening and jet mass in the current hemisphere of the Breit frame over a large range of momentum transfers Q between 7 GeV ... More

Proton Dissociative Rho and Elastic Phi Electroproduction at HERAMay 21 1997The electroproduction of rho mesons with proton diffractive dissociation for Q^2 > 7 GeV^2 and the elastic electroproduction of Phi mesons for Q^2 > 6 Gev^2 are studied in e^+ p collisions at HERA with the H1 detector, for an integrated luminosity of ... More