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Design and Experimental Validation of a Software-Defined Radio Access Network Testbed with Slicing SupportMay 14 2019Network slicing is a fundamental feature of 5G systems to partition a single network into a number of segregated logical networks, each optimized for a particular type of service, or dedicated to a particular customer or application. The realization of ... More
A High-Performance HOG Extractor on FPGAJan 12 2018Pedestrian detection is one of the key problems in emerging self-driving car industry. And HOG algorithm has proven to provide good accuracy for pedestrian detection. There are plenty of research works have been done in accelerating HOG algorithm on FPGA ... More
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 vDVZ discontinuity in massive conformal gravityMar 03 2017Mar 05 2019By taking the massless limit of linearized massive conformal gravity coupled to a source, we show that the theory is free from the vDVZ discontinuity. This result is confirmed when we take the massless limit of the gravitational potential of the theory, ... 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
Algorithm for structure constantsAug 22 2011In a $n$-dimensional Lie algebra, random numerical values are assigned by computer to $n(n-1)$ especially selected structure constants. An algorithm is then created, which calculates without ambiguity the remaining constants, obeying the Jacobi conditions. ... More
La relativeca tempo -- II / The relativistic time -- IIJul 07 2011The theory of relativity showed that several Newtonian ideas about spacetime are imperfect. We present here some relativistic concepts related to these ideas: simultaneity of events and synchronization of clocks (both along a line in the space frame), ... More
Geodesics of simultaneity in SchwarzschildJun 23 2010Geodesic of simultaneity is a spacelike geodesic in which every pair of neighbour events are simultaneous ($g_{0\mu}\dd x^\mu=0$). These geodesics are studied in the exterior region of \Sch's metric.
La relativeca tempo - I / The relativistic time - IMar 07 2006Jan 04 2012The relativistic time is different from the Newtonian one. We revisit some of these differences in Doppler effect, twin paradox, rotation, rigid rod, and constant proper acceleration. ------- La relativeca tempo estas malsama ol la Newtona. Ni revidos ... More
Schwarz-Christoffel: piliero en rivero (a pillar on a river)May 10 2017La transformoj de Schwarz-Christoffel mapas, konforme, la superan kompleksan duon-ebenon al regiono limigita per rektaj segmentoj. Cxi tie ni priskribas kiel konvene kunigi mapon de la suba duon-ebeno al mapo de la supera duon-ebeno. Ni emfazas la bezonon ... More
Probabilistic Analysis of the Number Partitioning ProblemJan 14 1998Given a sequence of $N$ positive real numbers $\{a_1,a_2,..., a_N \}$, the number partitioning problem consists of partitioning them into two sets such that the absolute value of the difference of the sums of $a_j$ over the two sets is minimized. In the ... More
Relativeca Dopplera efiko inter du akcelataj korpoj - IJan 15 2008Feb 27 2008We describe the Doppler effect between equally accelerated light source and observer under the special relativity. The proper accelerations are constant and parallel. An English version is available by request. - - - - - - - - - - - Ni priskribas luman ... More
Braneworlds in Horndeski gravityOct 18 2018In this paper we address the issue of finding braneworld solutions in a five-dimensional Horndeski gravity and the mechanism of gravity localization into the brane via `almost massless modes' for suitable values of the Horndeski parameters. We compute ... 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
Superconductors as ideal spin sources for spintronicsNov 05 2007Apr 03 2008Spin-polarized transport is investigated in normal metal-superconductor (NS) junctions as a function of interface transmissivity as well as temperature when the density of states of a superconductor is Zeeman-split in response to an exchange field (h_exc). ... More
Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays from the Radio Lobes of AGNsSep 22 2008In the past year, the HiRes and Auger collaborations have reported the discovery of a high-energy cutoff in the ultra-high energy cosmic-ray (UHECR) spectrum, and an apparent clustering of the highest energy events towards nearby active galactic nuclei ... More
Sampling exactly from the normal distributionMar 25 2013Jun 10 2014An algorithm for sampling exactly from the normal distribution is given. The algorithm reads some number of uniformly distributed random digits in a given base and generates an initial portion of the representation of a normal deviate in the same base. ... More
Transverse Mercator with an accuracy of a few nanometersFeb 08 2010Feb 03 2011Implementations of two algorithms for the transverse Mercator projection are described; these achieve accuracies close to machine precision. One is based on the exact equations of Thompson and Lee and the other uses an extension of Krueger's series for ... More
Quaternions in molecular modelingJun 23 2005Apr 04 2006Quaternions are an important tool to describe the orientation of a molecule. This paper considers the use of quaternions in matching two conformations of a molecule, in interpolating rotations, in performing statistics on orientational data, in the random ... More
Long-Time Correlations in Stochastic SystemsJan 11 2005In recent years, there has been considerable interest in understanding the motion in Hamiltonian systems when phase space is divided into stochastic and integrable regions. This paper studies one aspect of this problem, namely, the motion of trajectories ... More
Exchange Monte Carlo for Molecular Simulations with Monoelectronic HamiltoniansMar 04 2002We introduce a general Monte Carlo scheme for achieving atomistic simulations with monoelectronic Hamiltonians including the thermalization of both nuclear and electronic degrees of freedom. The kinetic Monte Carlo algorithm is used to obtain the exact ... More
PINGSoft 2: an IDL Integral Field Spectroscopy Software, ready for the CALIFA survey dataNov 01 2012PINGSoft, is a set of IDL routines designed to visualise, manipulate, and analyse integral field spectroscopy (IFS) data regardless of the original instrument and spaxel shape. PINGSoft 2 is a relatively major upgrade with respect to the first version: ... More
Contraction Elimination in Sequent Based Ground Equational CalculusDec 30 2015In "Cut Elimination for Gentzen's Sequent Calculus with Equality and Logic of Partial Terms" LNCS 7750,161-172(2013), we have shown that the cut rule is eliminable in two ground equational sequent calculi, to be denoted by EQ_M and EQ'. In this note we ... More
Probing the unitarity of the renormalizable theory of massive conformal gravityJul 27 2017Apr 03 2018The presence of an unstable massive spin-2 ghost state in the renormalizable theory of massive conformal gravity leads to a pair of complex poles appearing in the first sheet of the energy plane. Here we show that the positions of these poles are gauge ... More
Reply to "Comment on 'Quantum massive conformal gravity' by F. F. Faria"Aug 03 2016Jan 07 2017Recently in (Eur. Phys. J. C 76:341, 2016) [arXiv:1604.08706], Myung has suggested that the renormalizability of massive conformal gravity is meaningless unless the massive ghost states of the theory are stable. Here we show that massive conformal gravity ... More
Cosmology in massive conformal gravityOct 19 2014Mar 06 2019In this paper 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 curvature is in good agreement with our universe.
Computation of Green's functions through algebraic decomposition of operatorsJul 04 2017In this article we use linear algebra to improve the computational time for the obtaining of Green's functions of linear differential equations with reflection (DER). This is achieved by decomposing both the `reduced' equation (the ODE associated to a ... More
Comment on the relation between the collinear tripartition and the collective model of the atomic nucleiApr 08 2019It is shown that the collinear tripartition in the case of spontaneous fission of 252Cf generically follows the principles of the collective Bohr's model. Qualitative consideration is supported by the numerical trajectory calculations.
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.
Velocity centroids and the structure of interstellar turbulence: I. Analytical studyApr 13 2004We present an analytical study of the statistical properties of integrated emission and velocity centroids for a slightly compressible turbulent slab model, to retrieve the underlying statistics of three-dimensional density and velocity fluctuations. ... More
A Non-Technical Introduction to Confinement and N=2 Globally Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Gauge TheoriesOct 21 1997Oct 29 1997The aim of this talk is to give a brief introduction to the problem of confinement in QCD and to N=2 globally supersymmetric Yang-Mills gauge theories (SYM). While avoiding technicalities as much as possible I will try to emphasize the physical ideas ... More
Multi-Instanton Calculus in Supersymmetric TheoriesAug 29 2000In this talk I review some recent results concerning multi-instanton calculus in supersymmetric field theories. More in detail, I will show how these computations can be efficiently performed using the formalism of topological field theories.
On the measurement of Adler angles in charge current single pion neutrino-nucleusinteractionsNov 02 2015Apr 28 2016The modelling of neutrino nucleus interactions is one of the limiting systematic errors in long base line neutrino oscillation experiments. The accurate modelling of the neutrino interactions requires more experimental observables to determine its accuracy. ... More
Compact stars in the standard model - and beyondOct 18 2004In the context of the standard model of particle physics, there is a definite upper limit to the density of stable compact stars. However, if there is a deeper layer of constituents, below that of quarks and leptons, stability may be re-established far ... More
Comment to "Packing Hyperspheres in High-Dimensional Euclidean Space"Sep 06 2006Feb 25 2007It is shown that the numerical data in cond-mat/0608362 are in very good agreement with the predictions of cond-mat/0601573.
Looking for dark matter annihilations in dwarf galaxiesJun 09 2004We calculate the flux of high energy gamma-rays from annihilation of neutralino dark matter in the centre of the Milky Way and the three nearest dwarf spheroidals (Sagittarius, Draco and Canis Major), using realistic models of the dark matter distribution. ... More
Confining vacua and Q-state Potts models with Q<1Aug 31 2007In most Yang-Mills models the vacuum where magnetic monopoles condense coincides with that where center vortices percolate, thus it is not clear which of these two properties is most directly involved in producing confinement. It is pointed out that there ... More
The Stefan-Boltzmann law in a small box and the pressure deficit in hot SU(N) lattice gauge theoryJan 23 2007Jan 29 2007The blackbody radiation in a box L^3 with periodic boundary conditions in thermal equilibrium at a temperature T is affected by finite-size effects. These bring about modifications of the thermodynamic functions which can be expressed in a closed form ... More
Probing the interior of the Colour Flux TubeSep 26 1996In the dual superconductivity description of quark confinement the core of the flux tube connecting a quark pair belongs to a deconfined, hot phase. This can be checked in numerical experiments on 3D $Z_2$ gauge model. It is also pointed out that the ... More
Supersymmetric Higgs Bosons: a Theoretical IntroductionMar 30 1993After an introduction to the Higgs sector of supersymmetric extensions of the Standard Model, recent results on radiative corrections to Higgs boson masses and couplings are reviewed. The phenomenology of supersymmetric Higgs searches at large hadron ... More
On the signed graphs with two distinct eigenvaluesNov 10 2015May 01 2016We consider signed graphs, i.e, graphs with positive or negative signs on their edges. We construct some families of bipartite signed graphs with only two distinct eigenvalues. This leads to constructing infinite families of regular bipartite Ramanujan ... More
A model for the Pockels effect in distorted liquid crystal blue phasesJul 29 2015Recent experiments have found that a mechanically distorted blue phase can exhibit a primary linear electro-optic (Pockels) effect [F. Castles \textit{et al}. Nature Mater. \textbf{13}, 817 (2014)]. Here it is shown that flexoelectricity can account for ... More
Static potential in the SU(2) Higgs modelSep 04 1998We present results for the static potential in the confinement phase of the SU(2) Higgs model on the lattice. Introducing a suitable matrix correlation function we observe string breaking at a distance r_b ~ 1.8 r_0, where the length scale r_0 has a value ... More
Flavor Data Constraints on the SUSY Parameter SpaceAug 28 2008We present an overview of the indirect constraints from flavor physics on supersymmetric models. During the past few years flavor data, and in particular b -> s gamma transitions, have been extensively used in order to constrain supersymmetric parameter ... More
Introduction to Heavy FlavoursJun 25 2015We present a short review of heavy flavours and the main challenges given the recent experimental developments.
Flavour constraints on beyond the Standard Model scenariosNov 30 2010The interplay of flavour and collider physics is entering a new era with the start-up of the LHC. During the past few years rare B decays and in particular b -> s gamma transitions have been extensively used and provided exciting opportunities for mapping ... More
SuperIso: A program for calculating the isospin asymmetry of B -> K* gamma in the MSSMOct 10 2007We present a program for calculating the isospin symmetry breaking of the B -> K* gamma decay in the MSSM with minimal flavor violation. This program calculates the NLO supersymmetric contributions to the isospin asymmetry, using the effective Hamiltonian ... More
Standard Model and Gravity from SpinorsJun 22 2007Jun 20 2008We propose to unify the Gravity and Standard Model gauge groups by using algebraic spinors of the standard four-dimensional Clifford algebra, in left-right symmetric fashion. This generates exactly a Standard Model family of fermions, and a Pati-Salam ... More
SarahJun 03 2008Nov 06 2012SARAH is a Mathematica package for building and analyzing supersymmetric models. SARAH just needs the gauge structure, particle content and superpotential to produce all information about the gauge eigenstates of a model. Breaking of gauge symmetries ... More
Full Counting Statistics of a charge shuttleJan 20 2004May 04 2004We study the charge transfer in a small grain oscillating between two leads. Coulomb blockade restricts the charge fluctuations in such a way that only zero or one additional electrons can sit on the grain. The system thus acts as a charge shuttle. We ... More
RF engineering basic concepts: S-parametersJan 11 2012The concept of describing RF circuits in terms of waves is discussed and the S-matrix and related matrices are defined. The signal flow graph (SFG) is introduced as a graphical means to visualize how waves propagate in an RF network. The properties of ... More
Annual modulation sensitivity in cold dark matter searchesJun 15 1998The sensitivity of experiments looking for annual modulated signals is discussed and analyzed. The choice of energy intervals for rate integration and enhancing the signal-to-noise ratio of the predicted WIMP signal is addressed. Special emphasis is placed ... More
Can we see the hadron-quark transition happening in neutron stars?Dec 15 1997In order to actually see the hadron-quark transition happening in a neutron star, we point out and study two static conditions (the transition hadronic density must be lower than the neutron star maximum hadronic density; the neutron star mass at the ... More
Confining gauge fieldsSep 17 2009By superposition of regular gauge instantons or merons, ensembles of gauge fields are constructed which describe the confining phase of SU(2) Yang-Mills theory. Various properties of the Wilson loops, the gluon condensate and the topological susceptibility ... More
Instanton-Induced Processes - An OverviewJul 13 2005A first part of this review is devoted to a summary of our extensive studies of the discovery potential for instanton(I)-induced, deep-inelastic processes at HERA. Included are some key issues about I-perturbation theory, an exploitation of crucial lattice ... More
mb from ALEPH and comparison with other LEP experimentsSep 26 2000I will review the measurements of the $b$-quark mass performed by ALEPH and DELPHI. A large set of observables has been used together with detailed studies on jet algorithms. Very clear effects due to the $b$-quark mass running are observed. Comparing ... More
Spontaneous relaxation in generalized oscillator models with glassy dynamicsDec 23 2004In this paper we introduce the generalized oscillator model (GOM) as a family of exactly solvable models useful to investigate theoretical aspects related to the statistical description of the aging state. GOMs are defined by a potential function V(x) ... More
The interference of the nonclassical light pulse with a coherent one and the sub-Poissonian statistics formationJun 22 2000Jun 26 2000Using the theoretical model of the optical beam-splitter, the interference of the self-phase modulated ultrashort light pulse (SPM-USP) with the coherent one is investigated. It is found that, the choice of the coefficient of transmission of the beam-splitter ... More
$b \to s γ$ and Minimal SupersymmetryNov 18 1992Nov 26 1992The contribution to the decay $b\to s \gamma$ in the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model with radiative electroweak breaking is presented. The impact of a detection of this inclusive decay at the SM level is discussed. Results for other inclusive $b-s$ ... More
Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson at LEPMay 29 2002The combined results of the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson from the four LEP experiments are given. These results are based on the full data sample collected by ALEPH, DELPHI, L3 and OPAL at centre-of-mass energies up to 209GeV, corresponding ... More