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Korovkin-type Theorems and Approximation by Positive Linear OperatorsSep 14 2010This survey paper contains a detailed self-contained introduction to Korovkin-type theorems and to some of their applications concerning the approximation of continuous functions as well as of L^p-functions, by means of positive linear operators. The ... More

A generalization of Kantorovich operators for convex compact subsetsMay 22 2016In this paper we introduce and study a new sequence of positive linear operators acting on function spaces defined on a convex compact subset. Their construction depends on a given Markov operator, a positive real number and a sequence of probability ... More

Cantor Series Constructions Contrasting Two Notions of NormalityNov 23 2009Feb 23 2010A. R\'enyi \cite{Renyi} made a definition that gives a generalization of simple normality in the context of $Q$-Cantor series. In \cite{Mance}, a definition of $Q$-normality was given that generalizes the notion of normality in the context of $Q$-Cantor ... More

Enhanced Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells based on TiO2 Nanotube Membranes using Optimized Annealing ProfileOct 14 2016We use free-standing TiO2 nanotube membranes that are transferred onto FTO slides in front-side illuminated dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). We investigate the key parameters for solar cell arrangement of self-ordered anodic TiO2 nanotube layers on ... More

Electron-mediated ferromagnetism and small spin-orbit interaction in a molecular-beam-epitaxy grown n-type $GaAs/Al_{0.3}Ga_{0.7}As$ heterostructure with Mn $δ$-dopingFeb 26 2008Jul 02 2008We report the first evidence of electron-mediated ferromagnetism in a molecular-beam-epitaxy (MBE) grown $GaAs/Al_{0.3}Ga_{0.7}As$ heterostructure with Mn $\delta$-doping. The interaction between the magnetic dopants (Mn) and the Two-Dimensional Electron ... More

A novel technique to make Ohmic contact to a buried two-dimensional electron gas in a molecular-beam-epitaxy grown $GaAs/Al_{0.3}Ga_{0.7}As$ heterostructure with Mn $δ$-dopingFeb 26 2008Jul 18 2008We report on the growth and characterization of a new Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor (DMS) heterostructure that presents a Two-Dimensional Electron Gas (2DEG) with a carrier density $n \sim 1.08 \times 10^{12} cm^{-2}$ and a mobility $\mu \sim 600 cm^{2} ... More

RFSQUID-Mediated Coherent Tunable Coupling Between a Superconducting Phase Qubit and a Lumped Element ResonatorJan 06 2010We demonstrate coherent tunable coupling between a superconducting phase qubit and a lumped element resonator. The coupling strength is mediated by a flux-biased RF SQUID operated in the non-hysteretic regime. By tuning the applied flux bias to the RF ... More

Time-Domain Detection of Weakly Coupled TLS Fluctuators in Phase QubitsApr 16 2010We report on a method for detecting weakly coupled spurious two-level system fluctuators (TLSs) in superconducting qubits. This method is more sensitive that standard spectroscopic techniques for locating TLSs with a reduced data acquisition time.

Demonstration of nonstoquastic Hamiltonian in coupled superconducting flux qubitsMar 14 2019Mar 15 2019Quantum annealing (QA) is a heuristic algorithm for finding low-energy configurations of a system, with applications in optimization, machine learning, and quantum simulation. Up to now, all implementations of QA have been limited to qubits coupled via ... More

Architectural considerations in the design of a superconducting quantum annealing processorJan 21 2014We have developed a quantum annealing processor, based on an array of tunably coupled rf-SQUID flux qubits, fabricated in a superconducting integrated circuit process [1]. Implementing this type of processor at a scale of 512 qubits and 1472 programmable ... More

Tripartite interactions between two phase qubits and a resonant cavityMar 31 2010The creation and manipulation of multipartite entangled states is important for advancements in quantum computation and communication, and for testing our fundamental understanding of quantum mechanics and precision measurements. Multipartite entanglement ... More

Free standing membranes to study the optical properties of anodic TiO2 nanotube layersOct 16 2016In the present work we investigate various optical properties (such as light absorption and reflectance) of anodic TiO2 nanotubes layers directly transferred as self-standing membranes onto quartz substrates. This allows investigation in a transmission ... More

Probing High Frequency Noise with Macroscopic Resonant TunnelingMar 10 2011We have developed a method for extracting the high-frequency noise spectral density of an rf-SQUID flux qubit from macroscopic resonant tunneling (MRT) rate measurements. The extracted noise spectral density is consistent with that of an ohmic environment ... More

Polydopamine-Coated TiO2 Nanotubes for Selective Photocatalytic Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol to Benzaldehyde under Visible LightOct 17 2016TiO2 nanotube arrays grown by anodization were coated with thin layers of polydopamine as visible light sensitizer. The PDA-coated TiO2 scaffolds were used as photocatalyst for selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol under monochromatic irradiation at 473 ... More

Suspended Pt nanoparticles over TiO2 nanotubes for enhanced photocatalytic H2 evolutionOct 14 2016In the present work we introduce a technique to form a photocatalyst, based on Pt nanoparticles suspended over the mouth of TiO2 nanotubes. These structures are obtained by the decoration of the top end of highly ordered TiO2 nanotubes with a web of TiO2 ... More

Entanglement in a quantum annealing processorJan 15 2014Entanglement lies at the core of quantum algorithms designed to solve problems that are intractable by classical approaches. One such algorithm, quantum annealing (QA), provides a promising path to a practical quantum processor. We have built a series ... More

Efficient Photocatalytic H2 Evolution: Controlled Dewetting-Dealloying to Fabricate Site-Selective High-activity Nanoporous Au Particles on Highly Ordered TiO2 Nanotube ArraysOct 14 2016Overlaid self-ordering processes: we form anodic self-organized TiO2 nanostumps and exploit them for self-ordering dewetting of Au-Ag sputtered films. This forms ordered particle configurations at tube top (crown position) or bottom (ground position). ... More

Tunneling spectroscopy using a probe qubitOct 23 2012Jan 03 2013We describe a quantum tunneling spectroscopy technique that requires only low bandwidth control. The method involves coupling a probe qubit to the system under study to create a localized probe state. The energy of the probe state is then scanned with ... More

A frequency and sensitivity tunable microresonator array for high-speed quantum processor readoutSep 18 2015Apr 22 2016Superconducting microresonators have been successfully utilized as detection elements for a wide variety of applications. With multiplexing factors exceeding 1,000 detectors per transmission line, they are the most scalable low-temperature detector technology ... More

Noble metals on anodic TiO2 nanotubes mouths: Thermal dewetting of minimal Pt co-catalyst loading leads to significantly enhanced photocatalytic H2 generationOct 14 2016The least is the best. We introduce a technique to strongly reduce Pt use for photocatalytic hydrogen generation from TiO2 nanotubes. By site-selectively depositing thin layers of Pt only at the mouth of the nanotubes and by a subsequent thermal dewetting ... More

Ultra narrow AuPd and Al wiresDec 08 2004Mar 02 2007In this letter we discuss a novel and versatile template technique aimed to the fabrication of sub-10 nm wide wires. Using this technique, we have successfully measured AuPd wires, 12 nm wide and as long as 20 $\mu$m. Even materials that form a strong ... More

A Comparison of Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Membranes used for Front-side Illuminated Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsOct 16 2016In the present work we compare TiO2 nanotube lift-off strategies for the construction of front-side illuminated dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). Anodic nanotube layers were detached from the metallic back contact by using different techniques and transferred ... More

Molten o-H3PO4 - A New Electrolyte for the Anodic Synthesis of Self-Organized Oxide Structures: WO3 Nanochannel Layers and OthersOct 17 2016We introduce the use of pure molten ortho-phosphoric acid (o-H3PO4) as an electrolyte for selforganizing electrochemistry. This electrolyte allows for the formation of self-organized oxide architectures (one-dimensional nanotubes, nanochannels, nanopores) ... More

Transparent TiO2 Nanotubes Arrays Directly Grown on Quartz Glass Used in Front- and Back-Side Irradiation Configuration for Photocatalytic H2 GenerationOct 17 2016In the present work we explore the front- and back-side performance of a photocatalytic platform consisting of self-organized TiO2 nanotube layers formed by complete anodization of Ti metal films evaporated on quartz slides. The adhesion and light transmission ... More

Evidence for Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling of Phase Slips in Long One-Dimensional Superconducting Al WiresMay 31 2005Mar 27 2007Quantum phase slips have received much attention due to their relevance to superfluids in reduced dimensions and to models of cosmic string production in the Early Universe. Their establishment in one-dimensional superconductors has remained controversial. ... More

Photocatalytic H2 generation using dewetted Pt-decorated TiO2 nanotubes - Optimized dewetting and oxide crystallization by a multiple annealing processOct 17 2016In the present work we use TiO2 nanotube arrays, carrying a Pt coating that is optimally dewetted, as a photocatalyst to generate H2. In order to achieve a maximum H2-generation efficiency, on the one hand an ideal thermal dewetting of the Pt layer into ... More

High-Temperature Annealing of TiO2 Nanotube Membranes for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsOct 17 2016We fabricate photo-anodes by transferring anodic TiO2 nanotube membranes in tube-top-down configuration on FTO glass, and use them for constructing frontside illuminated dye-sensitized solar cells. Prior to solar cell construction, the tube-based photo-anodes ... More

New Perspectives and Opportunities From the Wild West of Microelectronic BiochipsOct 25 2007Application of Microelectronic to bioanalysis is an emerging field which holds great promise. From the standpoint of electronic and system design, biochips imply a radical change of perspective, since new, completely different constraints emerge while ... More

Demonstration of nonstoquastic Hamiltonian in coupled superconducting flux qubitsMar 14 2019Quantum annealing (QA) is a heuristic algorithm for finding low-energy configurations of a system, with applications in optimization, machine learning, and quantum simulation. Up to now, all implementations of QA have been limited to qubits coupled via ... More

Decoherence, Autler-Townes effect, and dark states in two-tone driving of a three-level superconducting systemMar 11 2011Oct 13 2011We present a detailed theoretical analysis of a multi-level quantum system coupled to two radiation fields and subject to decoherence. We concentrate on an effect known from quantum optics as the Autler-Townes splitting, which has been recently demonstrated ... More

Dynamical Autler-Townes control of a phase qubitMar 14 2011Dec 11 2012Routers, switches, and repeaters are essential components of modern information-processing systems. Similar devices will be needed in future superconducting quantum computers. In this work we investigate experimentally the time evolution of Autler-Townes ... More

Low-loss superconducting resonant circuits using vacuum-gap-based microwave componentsOct 27 2009Jun 25 2010We have produced high-quality complex microwave circuits, such as multiplexed resonators and superconducting phase qubits, using a "vacuum-gap" technology that eliminates lossy dielectric materials. We have improved our design and fabrication strategy ... More

Autler-Townes effect in a superconducting three-level systemApr 16 2009Mar 06 2011When a three-level quantum system is irradiated by an intense coupling field resonant with one of the three possible transitions, the absorption peak of an additional probe field involving the remaining level is split. This process is known in quantum ... More

Use of Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Layers as Mesoporous Scaffolds for Fabricating CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite-based Solid State Solar CellsOct 17 2016We optimize the deposition of CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite into mesoporous electrodes consisting of anodic TiO2 nanotube layers. By a simple spin coating approach, complete filling of the tube scaffolds is obtained, that leads to interdigitated perovskite structures ... More

Fokker-Planck and Quasilinear CodesJan 13 2005The interaction of radio-frequency waves with a plasma is described by a Fokker-Planck equation with an added quasilinear term. Methods for solving this equation on a computer are discussed.

Numerical Techniques for the Study of Long-Time CorrelationsJan 26 2004In the study of long-time correlations extremely long orbits must be calculated. This may be accomplished much more reliably using fixed-point arithmetic. Use of this arithmetic on the Cray-1 computer is illustrated.

Phase diagram of the half-filled two-dimensional SU(N) Hubbard-Heisenberg model: a quantum Monte Carlo studyJun 03 2004We investigate the phase diagram of the half-filled SU(N) Hubbard-Heisenberg model with hopping t, exchange J and Hubbard U, on a square lattice. In the large-N limit, and as a function of decreasing values of t/J, the model shows a transition from a ... More

Coherence scale of the two-dimensional Kondo Lattice modelJan 07 2004A doped hole in the two-dimensional half-filled Kondo lattice model with exchange J and hopping t has momentum (pi,pi) irrespective of the coupling J/t. The quasiparticle residue of the doped hole, Z_{(\pi, \pi)}, tracks the Kondo scale, T_K, of the corresponding ... More

UHECRs from the Radio Lobes of AGNsSep 23 2008Oct 07 2008We report a stochastic mechanism of particle acceleration from first principles in an environment having properties like those of Radio Lobes in AGNs. We show that energies $\sim 10^{20}$ eV are reached in $\sim 10^6$ years for protons. Our results reopen ... More

Taub, Rindler, and the static plateFeb 03 2005An infinite 3D plate of homogeneous incompressible fluid is considered, with finite thickness, together with a 2D infinite homogeneous mass in its centre. Einstein equations are exactly solved, in the interior of the 3D mass. The solution is joined to ... More

Separations inside a cubeDec 28 2001Two points are randomly selected inside a three-dimensional euclidian cube. The value l of their separation lies somewhere between zero and the length of a diagonal of the cube. The probability density P(l) of the separation is obtained analytically. ... More

Cosmic crystallography in a circleMay 15 2000Oct 05 2000In a circle (an S^1) with circumference 1 assume m objects distributed pseudo-randomly. In the universal covering R^1 assume the objects replicated accordingly, and take an interval L>1. In this interval, make the normalized histogram of the pair separations ... More

Synchronization of non-chaotic dynamical systemsAug 09 1999Dec 14 2000A synchronization mechanism driven by annealed noise is studied for two replicas of a coupled-map lattice which exhibits stable chaos (SC), i.e. irregular behavior despite a negative Lyapunov spectrum. We show that the observed synchronization transition, ... More

tbW vertex in the Littlest Higgs Model with T-parityOct 27 2008Feb 12 2009A study of the effective tbW vertex is done in the littlest Higgs model with T parity that includes the one loop induced weak dipole coefficient f_{2R}. The top's width, the W-boson helicity in the t-> bW^+ decay as well as the t-channel and the s-channel ... More

Non-Statistical gamma Rays from FragmentsOct 09 2007Polarization mechanism by Strutinsky-Denisov gives rise to the electric dipole radiation from fragments. Its probability calculated within the LDM turns out to be ~3.5x10-2 per fission. The radiation occurs during thermolization of the post-rupture deformation ... More

Stochastic Optimal Control with Delay in the Control II: Verification Theorem and Optimal FeedbacksJul 21 2016We consider a stochastic optimal control problem governed by a stochastic differential equation with delay in the control. Using a result of existence and uniqueness of a sufficiently regular mild solution of the associated Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman (HJB) ... More

Measurement of wave-particle interaction and metastable lifetime using laser-induced fluorescenceFeb 27 2019Extensive information, such as ion temperature and wave-particle interactions, can be obtained by direct measurement of ion distribution functions using laser-induced fluorescence (LIF). This nonintrusive plasma diagnostic provides an important window ... More

Measurement of wave-particle interaction and metastable lifetime using laser-induced fluorescenceFeb 27 2019Apr 20 2019Extensive information, such as ion temperature and wave-particle interactions, can be obtained by direct measurement of ion distribution functions using laser-induced fluorescence (LIF). This nonintrusive plasma diagnostic provides an important window ... More

A hyperbolic analog of the phasor addition formulaNov 20 2014Feb 23 2017In this article we review the basics of the phasor formalism in a rigorous way, highlighting the physical motivation behind it and presenting a hyperbolic counterpart of the phasor addition formula.

Two- and three- dimensional few-body systems in the universal regimeNov 11 2014Macro properties of cold atomic gases are driven by few-body correlations, even if the gas has thousands of particles. Quantum systems composed of two and three particles with attractive zero\=/range pairwise interactions are considered for general masses ... More

SU(2)-spin Invariant Auxiliary Field Quantum Monte Carlo Algorithm for Hubbard modelsJun 25 1998Auxiliary field quantum Monte Carlo methods for Hubbard models are generally based on a Hubbard-Stratonovitch transformation where the field couples to the z-component of the spin. This transformation breaks SU(2) spin invariance. The symmetry is restored ... More

Adiabatic Magnetization of Superconductors as a High-Performance Cooling MechanismNov 25 2008The adiabatic magnetization of a superconductor is a cooling principle proposed in the 30s, which has never been exploited up to now. Here we present a detailed dynamic description of the effect, computing the achievable final temperatures as well as ... More

Hybrid superconducting quantum magnetometerMar 18 2011Dec 03 2011A superconducting quantum magnetometer based on magnetic flux-driven modulation of the density of states of a proximized metallic nanowire is theoretically analyzed. With optimized geometrical and material parameters transfer functions up to a few mV/Phi_0 ... More

Long-Time Correlations in the Stochastic RegimeJan 11 2005The phase space for Hamiltonians of two degrees of freedom is usually divided into stochastic and integrable components. Even when well into the stochastic regime, integrable orbits may surround small stable regions or islands. The effect of these islands ... More

Temporal Evolution of Lower Hybrid Waves in the Presence of Ponderomotive Density FluctuationsJan 10 2005The propagation of lower hybrid waves in the presence of ponderomotive density fluctuations is considered. The problem is treated in two dimensions and, in order to be able to correctly impose the boundary conditions, the waves are allowed to evolve in ... More

Algorithms for geodesicsSep 21 2011Mar 28 2012Algorithms for the computation of geodesics on an ellipsoid of revolution are given. These provide accurate, robust, and fast solutions to the direct and inverse geodesic problems and they allow differential and integral properties of geodesics to be ... More

Stochastic Optimal Control with Delay in the Control I: solving the HJB equation through partial smoothingJul 21 2016Stochastic optimal control problems governed by delay equations with delay in the control are usually more difficult to study than the the ones when the delay appears only in the state. This is particularly true when we look at the associated Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman ... More

Experimentally obtaining metrics in general relativityMay 10 2005It seems to be not well known that the metrics of general relativity (GR) can be obtained without integrating Einstein equations. To that, we need only define a unit for GR-interval $\Delta s$, and observe 10 geodesics (out of which at least one must ... More

Right-Left Asymmetry of Radiation from FissionOct 09 2007The effect of the right-left asymmetry is considered in the predicted earlier electric dipole radiation from fission fragments arising due to the Strutinski-Denisov induced polarisation mechanism. The magnitude of the asymmetry parameter is on the level ... More

Gas accretion on spiral galaxies: bar formation and renewalJun 17 2002The effects of gas accretion on spiral disk dynamics and stability are studied through N-body simulations, including star formation and gas/stars mass exchange. The detailed processes of bar formation, bar destruction and bar re-formation are followed, ... More

Formation of polar ring galaxiesJan 20 2003Feb 04 2003Polar ring galaxies are peculiar systems in which a gas rich, nearly polar ring surrounds an early-type or elliptical host galaxy. Two formation scenarios for these objects have been proposed: they are thought to form either in major galaxy mergers or ... More

Cosmology in massive conformal gravityOct 19 2014Sep 25 2015In this article we find the cosmological solutions of the massive conformal gravity field equations in the presence of matter fields. In particular, we show that the solution of negative spatial curvature is in good agreement with our universe.

FCNC production of same sign Top quark pairs at the LHCNov 05 2003Nov 06 2003We study the possibility of same sign top quark pair production at the LHC (and the VLHC) as a direct probe of FCNC processes. Besides the SM neutral Z boson, two other neutral bosons are considered, a top-Higgs type scalar and a Z' boson that appear ... More

Collinear true ternary fission as the consequence of the collective nuclear modelApr 24 2019The concept of collinear spontaneous true ternary fission of 252Cf is subject to critical check by means of the trajectory calculations. The conclusion is that the collinear flight of the fragments turns out to be a natural and most probable mode. The ... More

A new geometrical approach to metric-affine gravityJul 16 2013Here we consider a metric-affine theory of gravity in which the gravitational Lagrangian is the scalar curvature. The matter action is allowed to depend also on the torsion and the nonmetricity, which are considered as the field variables together with ... More

Quantum Monte Carlo simulations of the half-filled two-dimensional Kondo lattice modelApr 13 1999The 2D half-filled Kondo lattice model with exchange J and nearest neighbor hopping t is considered. It is shown that this model belongs to a class of Hamiltonians for which zero-temperature auxiliary field Monte Carlo methods may be efficiently applied. ... More

A Self-Organizing Neural Scheme for Door Detection in Different EnvironmentsJan 03 2013Doors are important landmarks for indoor mobile robot navigation and also assist blind people to independently access unfamiliar buildings. Most existing algorithms of door detection are limited to work for familiar environments because of restricted ... More

Geodesics on an ellipsoid of revolutionFeb 07 2011Algorithms for the computation of the forward and inverse geodesic problems for an ellipsoid of revolution are derived. These are accurate to better than 15 nm when applied to the terrestrial ellipsoids. The solutions of other problems involving geodesics ... More

Stochastic Ion Heating by a Lower Hybrid Wave: IIJan 07 2005The motion of an ion in a coherent lower hybrid wave (characterized by |k_parallel| << |k_perp| and omega >> Omega_i) in a tokamak plasma is studied. For ions satisfying v_perp > omega/k_perp, the Lorentz force law for the ions is reduced to a set of ... More

Right-left asymmetry of radiation from fission induced by polarised neutronsFeb 09 2009The effect of the right-left asymmetry is considered in the angular distribution of gamma quanta from fission of U-235 by polarised thermal neutrons, which depends on the polarisation of the neutrons with respect to the gamma-fission plane. Electric dipole ... More

Angula distanco en kalotoDec 02 2003A cap in a 2-D sphere is considered, smaller than an hemisphere. Two points are randomly chosen in the cap. The probability density that the angular separation between the points have a given value is obtained. The knowledge of this function is important ... More

Movoj sub newtona logaritma potencialoOct 16 2003A linear density of mass is assumed uniformly distributed along an infinitely long straight line. All possible motions of a test particle are described, under the newtonian logarithmic gravitational potential alone. Those most interesting occur in planes ... More

The index of isolated umbilics on surfaces of non-positive curvatureApr 09 2014It is shown that if a $C^2$ surface $M\subset\mathbb R^3$ has negative curvature on the complement of a point $q\in M$, then the $\mathbb Z/2$-valued Poincar\'e-Hopf index at $q$ of either distribution of principal directions on $M-\{q\}$ is non-positive. ... More

The Study of Nebular Emission on Nearby Spiral Galaxies in the IFU EraNov 14 2013A new generation of wide-field emission-line surveys based on integral field units (IFU) is allowing us to obtain spatially resolved information of the gas-phase emission in nearby late-type galaxies, based on large samples of HII regions and full two-dimensional ... More

A hyperbolic version of the phasor addition formulaNov 20 2014In this article we review the basics of the phasor formalism in a rigorous way, highlighting the physical motivation behind it and presenting a hyperbolic counterpart of the phasor addition formula.

On the mixing time of the 2D stochastic Ising model with "plus" boundary conditions at low temperatureMay 19 2009Sep 15 2009We consider the Glauber dynamics for the 2D Ising model in a box of side L, at inverse temperature $\beta$ and random boundary conditions $\tau$ whose distribution P either stochastically dominates the extremal plus phase (hence the quotation marks in ... More

Collinear true ternary fission as the consequence of the collective nuclear modelApr 24 2019May 05 2019The concept of collinear spontaneous true ternary fission of 252Cf is subject to critical analysis. The conclusion is that the collinear flight of the fragments turns out to be a natural and most probable mode. The collinearity arises in the model on ... More

Measurement crosstalk between two phase qubits coupled by a coplanar waveguideFeb 03 2010We analyze the measurement crosstalk between two flux-biased phase qubits coupled by a resonant coplanar waveguide cavity. After the first qubit is measured, the superconducting phase can undergo damped oscillations resulting in an a.c. voltage that produces ... More

Model pseudofermionic systems: connections with exceptional pointsFeb 25 2014We discuss the role of pseudo-fermions in the analysis of some two-dimensional models, recently introduced in connection with non self-adjoint hamiltonians. Among other aspects, we discuss the appearance of exceptional points in connection with the validity ... More

The acoustic spectrum of alpha Cen AJun 04 2002This paper presents the analysis of Doppler p-mode observations of the G2V star $\alpha$ Cen A obtained with the spectrograph CORALIE in May 2001. Thirteen nights of observations have made it possible to collect 1850 radial velocity measurements with ... More

PINGSoft: an IDL visualisation and manipulation tool for Integral Field Spectroscopic dataJun 04 2010In this article we introduce PINGSoft, a set of IDL routines designed to visualise and manipulate, in an interactive and friendly way, Integral Field Spectroscopic data. The package is optimised for large databases and a fast visualisation rendering. ... More

Spin, charge and single-particle spectral functions of the one-dimensional quarter filled Holstein modelJul 15 2008Sep 30 2008We use a recently developed extension of the weak coupling diagrammatic determinantal quantum Monte Carlo method to investigate the spin, charge and single particle spectral functions of the one-dimensional quarter-filled Holstein model with phonon frequency ... More

Upper and lower limits for the number of S-wave bound states in an attractive potentialOct 25 2002New upper and lower limits are given for the number of S-wave bound states yielded by an attractive (monotonic) potential in the context of the Schrodinger or Klein-Gordon equation.

Velocity-Space Diffusion in a Perpendicularly Propagating Electrostatic WaveJan 07 2005The motion of ions in the fields B = B_0 zhat and E = E_0 yhat cos(k_perp y - omega t) is considered. When omega >> Omega_i and v_perp > omega/k_perp, the equations of motion may be reduced to a set of difference equations. These equations exhibit stochastic ... More

Minimal Length Uncertainty Relation and gravitational quantum wellMay 18 2006The dynamics of a particle in a gravitational quantum well is studied in the context of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics with a particular deformation of a two-dimensional Heisenberg algebra. This deformation yields a new short-distance structure characterized ... More

Existence of mesons after deconfinementJun 27 2007Oct 24 2007We investigate the possibility for a quark-antiquark pair to form a bound state at temperatures higher than the critical one ($T>T_c$), thus after deconfinement. Our main goal is to find analytical criteria constraining the existence of such mesons. Our ... More

On the premelting features in sodium clustersDec 08 2003Melting in Na_n clusters described with an empirical embedded-atom potential has been reexamined in the size range 55<=n<=147 with a special attention at sizes close to 130. Contrary to previous findings, premelting effects are also present at such medium ... More

Interacting power-law and logarithmic entropy-corrected holographic dark energy models with different cut-offs in Brans-Dicke cosmologyAug 29 2015Sep 29 2016In the framework of Brans-Dicke cosmology, we have studied the interacting power-law and logarithmic entropy-corrected holographic dark energy models with different cut-offs. The Brans-Dicke parameter is investigated versus the conditions for the acceleration ... More

Distances in plane membranesNov 13 2001Dec 27 2001A flat membrane with given shape is displayed; two points in the membrane are randomly selected; the probability that the separation between the points have a specified value is sought. A simple method to evaluate the probability density is developed, ... More

Cosmic crystallography: the hyperbolic isometriesOct 29 2000All orientation preserving isometries of the hyperbolic three-space are studied, and the probability density of conjugate pair separations for each isometry is presented. The study is relevant for the cosmic crystallography, and is the theoretical counterpart ... More

The ideal relativistic spinning gas: polarization and spectraOct 30 2007Feb 22 2008We study the physics of the ideal relativistic rotating gas at thermodynamical equilibrium and provide analytical expressions of the momentum spectra and polarization vector for the case of massive particles with spin 1/2 and 1. We show that the finite ... More

Reply to "Comment on 'Quantum massive conformal gravity' by F. F. Faria"Aug 03 2016Recently in Eur. Phys. J. C 76, 341 (2016) [arXiv:1604.08706] Myung has suggested that the problem with unphysical states in massive conformal gravity, which was pointed in Eur. Phys. J. C 76, 188 (2016), is solved if we quantize the dilaton field in ... More

Comment on "Astrophysical gravitational waves in conformal gravity"Feb 15 2019Recently, in Phys. Rev. D 98, 084002 (2018), an investigation was carried out on the gravitational radiation from binary systems in conformal gravity and massive conformal gravity. According to the authors of the paper, these two theories differ only ... More

Quantum massive conformal gravityMar 14 2015Apr 07 2016We first find the linear approximation of the second plus fourth order derivative massive conformal gravity action. Then we reduce the linearized action to separated second order derivative terms, which allows us to quantize the theory by using the standard ... More

Solar system tests for linear massive conformal gravityApr 08 2016We first find the linearized gravitational field of a static spherically symmetric mass distribution in massive conformal gravity. Then we test this field with two solar system experiments: deflection of light by the sun and radar echo delay. The result ... More

Massive conformal gravityDec 19 2013Dec 15 2014In this article we construct a massive theory of gravity that is invariant under conformal transformations. The massive action of the theory depend on the metric tensor and a scalar field, which are considered as the only field variables. We find the ... More

Conformal theory of everythingMar 09 2019By using conformal symmetry we unify the standard model of particle physics with gravity in a consistent quantum field theory which describes all the fundamental particles and forces of nature.

Funciones de Green para Ecuaciones Diferenciales con InvolucionesNov 20 2014In this work we revise the most recent developments concerning the study of first order problems regarding differential equations with involutions. We take into account two cases: the case of initial conditions and constant coefficients and the case of ... More

Depleted Kondo LatticesApr 07 2001Nov 17 2001We consider a two dimensional Kondo lattice model with exchange J and hopping t in which three out of four impurity spins are removed in a regular way. At the particle-hole symmetric point the model may be studied with auxiliary field quantum Monte Carlo ... More

The interplay between d-wave superconductivity and antiferromagnetic fluctuations: a quantum Monte Carlo studyJun 25 1998We consider the repulsive Hubbard model on a square lattice with an additional term, W, which depends upon the square of a single-particle nearest-neighbor hopping. At half-band filling, constant W, we show that enhancing U/t drives the system from a ... More