Results for "F. Sacchetti"

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Disentangling time-focusing from beam divergence: a novel approach for high-flux thermal neutron spectroscopy at continuous and long-pulse sourcesApr 12 2019We present the concept of a novel time-focusing technique for neutron spectrometers, which allows to disentangle time-focusing from beam divergence. The core of this approach is a double rotating-crystal monochromator that can be used to extract a larger ... More
Progress towards Bell-type polarization experiment with thermal neutronsFeb 25 2015Experimental tests of Bell-type inequalities distinguishing between quantum mechanics and local realistic theories remain of considerable interest if performed on massive particles, for which no conclusive result has yet been obtained. Only two-particle ... More
Real-time observation of the isothermal crystallization kinetics in a deeply supercooled liquidNov 11 2016Below the melting temperature $T_m$ crystals are the stable phase of typical elemental or molecular systems. However, cooling down a liquid below $T_m$, crystallization is anything but inevitable. The liquid can be supercooled, eventually forming a glass ... More
Direct experimental evidence of free fermion antibunchingSep 20 2005Fermion antibunching was observed on a beam of free noninteracting neutrons. A monochromatic beam of thermal neutrons was first split by a graphite single crystal, then fed to two detectors, displaying a reduced coincidence rate. The result is a fermionic ... More
Quantum resonances and time decay for a double-barrier modelNov 17 2014Here we consider the time evolution of a one-dimensional quantum system with a double barrier given by a couple of two repulsive Dirac's deltas. In such a "pedagogical" model we give, by means of the theory of quantum resonances, the explicit expression ... More
Existence of the Stark-Wannier quantum resonancesDec 20 2013In this paper we prove the existence of the Stark-Wannier quantum resonances for one-dimensional Schrodinger operators with smooth periodic potential and small external homogeneous electric field. Such a result extends the existence result previously ... More
Nonlinear time-dependent one-dimensional Schroedinger equation with double well potentialDec 05 2002We consider time-dependent Schroedinger equations in one dimension with double well potential and an external nonlinear perturbation. If the initial state belongs to the eigenspace spanned by the eigenvectors associated to the two lowest eigenvalues then, ... More
Bloch oscillations and accelerated Bose-Einstein condensates in an optical latticeNov 22 2016We discuss the method for the measurement of the gravity acceleration g by means of Bloch oscillations of an accelerated BEC in an optical lattice. This method has a theoretical critical point due to the fact that the period of the Bloch oscillations ... More
Stationary solutions for multi-dimensional Gross-Pitaevskii equation with double-well potentialDec 04 2013In this paper we consider a non-linear Schroedinger equation with a cubic nonlinearity and a multi-dimensional double well potential. In the semiclassical limit the problem of the existence of stationary solutions simply reduces to the analysis of a finite ... More
Temperature dependence of the surface plasmon resonance in small electron gas fragments, self consistent field approximationApr 27 2017The temperature dependence of the surface plasmon resonance in small metal spheres is calculated using an electron gas model within the Random Phase Approximation. The calculation is mainly devoted to the study of spheres with diameters up to at least ... More
Hysteresis effects in Bose-Einstein condensatesJun 16 2010Here, we consider damped two-components Bose-Einstein condensates with many-body interactions. We show that, when the external trapping potential has a double-well shape and when the nonlinear coupling factors are modulated in time, hysteresis effects ... More
Accelerated Bose-Einstein condensates in a double-well potentialJan 26 2015Devices based on ultracold atoms moving in an accelerating optical lattice or double-well potential are a promising tool for precise measurements of fundamental physical constants as well as for the construction of sensors. Here, we carefully analyze ... More
Derivation of the tight-binding approximation for time-dependent nonlinear Schrödinger equationsFeb 25 2019In this paper we consider the nonlinear one-dimensional time-dependent Schroedinger equation with a periodic potential and a local perturbation. In the limit of large periodic potential the time behavior of the wavefunction can be approximated, with a ... More
Universal critical power for nonlinear Schrodinger equations with symmetric double well potentialAug 03 2009Here we consider stationary states for nonlinear Schrodinger equations with symmetric double well potentials. These stationary states may bifurcate as the strength of the nonlinear term increases and we observe two different pictures depending on the ... More
Nonlinear Schrodinger equations with multiple-well potentialJul 29 2011Aug 29 2012We consider the stationary solutions for a class of Schrodinger equations with a N-well potential and a nonlinear perturbation. By means of semiclassical techniques we prove that the dominant term of the ground state solutions is described by a N-dimensional ... More
Nonlinear Stark-Wannier equationMar 21 2017Nov 30 2018In this paper we consider stationary solutions to the nonlinear one-dimensional Schroedinger equation with a periodic potential and a Stark-type perturbation. In the limit of large periodic potential the Stark-Wannier ladders of the linear equation become ... More
Nonlinear Schrodinger equations with a multiple-well potential and a Stark-type perturbationJul 14 2015A Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) confined in a one-dimensional lattice under the effect of an external homogeneous field is described by the Gross-Pitaevskii equation. Here we prove that such an equation can be reduced, in the semiclassical limit and ... More
Role of charge doping and lattice distortions in codoped Mg_{1-x}(AlLi)_{x}B_2 compoundsJun 07 2005Jan 31 2006We prepared a series of Mg_{1-x}(AlLi)_{x}B_2 samples with 0≤x≤0.45 in order to compensate with Li the electron doping induced by Al. Structural characterization by means of neutron and X-ray diffraction confirms that Li enters the MgB2 structure ... More
Further evidence of antibunching of two coherent beams of fermionsApr 07 2011We describe an experiment confirming the evidence of the antibunching effect on a beam of non interacting thermal neutrons. The comparison between the results recorded with a high energy-resolution source of neutrons and those recorded with a broad energy-resolution ... More
Ergodicity breaking in strong and network-forming glassy systemSep 24 2008The temperature dependence of the non-ergodicity factor of vitreous GeO$_2$, $f_{q}(T)$, as deduced from elastic and quasi-elastic neutron scattering experiments, is analyzed. The data are collected in a wide range of temperatures from the glassy phase, ... More
Bifurcation and stability for Nonlinear Schroedinger equations with double well potential in the semiclassical limitApr 08 2011We consider the stationary solutions for a class of Schroedinger equations with a symmetric double-well potential and a nonlinear perturbation. Here, in the semiclassical limit we prove that the reduction to a finite-mode approximation give the stationary ... More
Exponential times in the one-dimensional Gross--Petaevskii equation with multiple well potentialSep 28 2006We consider the Gross-Petaevskii equation in 1 space dimension with a $n$-well trapping potential. We prove, in the semiclassical limit, that the finite dimensional eigenspace associated to the lowest n eigenvalues of the linear operator is slightly deformed ... More
Critical conditions for a stable molecular structureOct 31 2002Here, we show how the molecular structure appears and becomes stable for supercritical physical conditions. In particular we consider, for the ammonia molecule in a gas, a simple model based on a standard non-linear double-well Schroedinger equation with ... More
Stability of spectral eigenspaces in nonlinear Schrodinger equationsAug 03 2006We consider the time-dependent non linear Schrodinger equations with a double well potential in dimensions d =1 and d=2. We prove, in the semiclassical limit, that the finite dimensional eigenspace associated to the lowest two eigenvalues of the linear ... More
Derivation of the Bose-Hubbard model in the multiscale limitAug 29 2012In this paper we consider a one-dimensional non-linear Schroedinger equation (NLSE) with a periodic potential. In the semiclassical limit we prove that the stationary solutions of the Bose-Hubbard equation approximate the stationary solutions of the (NLSE). ... More
Nonlinear Schroedinger equation with two symmetric point interactions in one dimensionMar 04 2010We consider a time-dependent one-dimensional nonlinear Schroedinger equation with a symmetric potential double well represented by two delta interactions. Among our results we give an explicit formula for the integral kernel of the unitary semigroup associated ... More
Bloch Oscillators: motion of wave-packetsJun 07 2005Oct 07 2005In this paper we review some known results on the motion of Bloch Oscillators in the crystal momentum representation. We emphasize that the acceleration theorem, as usually stated by most of the authors, is incomplete, but in the case of pure Bloch states. ... More
Resonances in twisted quantum waveguidesOct 10 2007In this paper we consider embedded eigenvalues of a Schroedinger Hamiltonian in a waveguide induced by a symmetric perturbation. It is shown that these eigenvalues become unstable and turn into resonances after twisting of the waveguide. The perturbative ... More
Pressure-tuning of the electron-phonon coupling: the insulator to metal transition in manganitesJan 23 2003A comprehensive understanding of the physical origin of the unique magnetic and transport properties of A_(1-x)A'^xMnO_3 manganites (A = trivalent rare-earth and A' = divalent alkali-earth metal) is still far from being achieved. The complexity of these ... More
Effect of quasi-bound states on coherent electron transport in twisted nanowiresNov 02 2010Quantum transmission spectra of a twisted electron waveguide expose the coupling between traveling and quasi-bound states. Through a direct numerical solution of the open-boundary Schr\"odinger equation we single out the effects of the twist and show ... More
Generalization of the Airy function and the operational methodsAug 09 2010In this brief note the operatorial methods are applied to the study of the Airy function and its generalizations.
Pressure-induced quenching of the charge-density-wave state observed by x-ray diffractionNov 03 2008We report an x-ray diffraction study on the charge-density-wave (CDW) LaTe$_3$ and CeTe$_3$ compounds as a function of pressure. We extract the lattice constants and the CDW modulation wave-vector, and provide direct evidence for a pressure-induced quenching ... More
The Airy transform and the associated polynomialsFeb 12 2010The Airy transform is an ideally suited tool to treat problem in classical and quantum optics. Even though the relevant mathematical aspects have been thoroughly investigated, the possibility it offers are wide and some aspects, as the link with special ... More
Integral equations, fractional calculus and shift operatorJul 29 2010We present an extension of a previously developed method employing the formalism of the fractional derivatives to solve new classes of integral equations. This method uses different forms of integral operators that generalizes the exponential shift operator. ... More
The Lamb-Bateman integral equation and the fractional derivativesJun 01 2010Jun 08 2010The Lamb-Bateman integral equation was introduced to study the solitary wave diffraction and its solution was written in terms of an integral transform. We prove that it is essentially the Abel integral equation and its solution can be obtained using ... More
High-Pressure Phase Diagram in the Manganites: a Two-site Model StudyFeb 10 2004The pressure dependence of the Curie temperature $T_C$ in manganites, recently studied over a wide pressure range, is not quantitatively accounted for by the quenching of Jahn-Teller distortions, and suggests the occurrence of a new pressure-activated ... More
High pressure Raman study of La$_{1-x}$Ca$_x$MnO$_{3-δ}$ manganitesOct 09 2007We report on a high-pressure Raman study on two members of the La$_{1-x}$Ca$_x$MnO$_{3-\delta}$ manganite family ($x=0.20$, $\delta=0$ and $\delta=0.08$). The results obtained for the $\delta=0$ sample show a different behavior in the low and high pressure ... More
Magnetic properties of PrCu$_2$ at high pressureAug 19 2008We report a study of the low-temperature high-pressure phase diagram of the intermetallic compound PrCu$_2$, by means of molecular-field calculations and $^{63,65}$Cu nuclear-quadrupole-resonance (NQR) measurements under pressure. The pressure-induced ... More
Raman spectroscopy on cubic and hexagonal SrMnO$_3$Sep 19 2005We report on the first optical characterization of both cubic and hexagonal SrMnO$_3$. Room-temperature Raman spectra collected by means of a micro-Raman spectrometer are shown. The spectrum of the cubic compound is characterized by weak and broad bands ... More
Pressure induced variation of the ground state of CeAl3Oct 04 2007Feb 06 2008Pressure-induced variations of $^{27}$Al NMR spectra of CeAl$_3$ indicate significant changes in the ground-state characteristics of this prototypical heavy-electron compound. Previously reported magnetic and electronic inhomogeneities at ambient pressure ... More
Correlation energy, pair-distribution functions and static structure factors of jelliumDec 23 1999We discuss and clarify a simple and accurate interpolation scheme for the spin-resolved electron static structure factor (and corresponding pair correlation function) of the 3D unpolarized homogeneous electron gas which, along with some analytic properties ... More
Analytic structure factors and pair-correlation functions for the unpolarized homogeneous electron gasSep 30 1999We propose a simple and accurate model for the electron static structure factors (and corresponding pair-correlation functions) of the 3D unpolarized homogeneous electron gas. Our spin-resolved pair-correlation function is built up with a combination ... More
The Stark effect on $H_2^+$-like moleculesSep 23 2010We consider the vibrational energy levels of the first two electronic states of the molecule ion $H_2^+$. The Born-Oppenheimer method applied to the case of the Stark effect on a $H_2^+$-like molecule gives existence of sharp resonances localized in the ... More
Chemical pressure and hidden one-dimensional behavior in rare earth tri-telluride charge density wave compoundsJun 16 2006Jun 20 2006We report on the first optical measurements of the rare-earth tri-telluride charge-density-wave systems. Our data, collected over an extremely broad spectral range, allow us to observe both the Drude component and the single-particle peak, ascribed to ... More
Melting of the Na layers in solid Na0.8CoO2Jun 03 2008Jan 09 2009Data of 23Na NMR spectra- and relaxation measurements are interpreted as suggesting that, upon increasing temperature the Na layers in Na0.8CoO2 adopt a 2D liquid state at T=291 K. The corresponding first order phase transition is preceded by a rapidly ... More
Tuning topological disorder in MgB$_{2}$Feb 21 2006We carried out Raman measurements on neutron-irradiated and Al-doped MgB$_2$ samples. The irradiation-induced topological disorder causes an unexpected appearance of high frequency spectral structures, similar to those observed in lightly Al-doped samples. ... More
Optical properties of the Ce and La di-telluride charge density wave compoundsJan 16 2007The La and Ce di-tellurides LaTe$_2$ and CeTe$_2$ are deep in the charge-density-wave (CDW) ground state even at 300 K. We have collected their electrodynamic response over a broad spectral range from the far infrared up to the ultraviolet. We establish ... More
Water in a Polymeric Electrolyte Membrane: Sorption/Desorption and Freezing phenomenaMay 02 2013Dec 17 2013Nafion is a perfluorosulfonated polymer, widely used in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells. This polymer adopts a complex structural organisation resulting from the microsegregation between hydrophobic backbones and hydrophilic sulfonic acid groups. ... More
Graphene oxide nanosheets disrupt lipid composition, Ca2+ homeostasis and synaptic transmission in primary cortical neuronsOct 29 2018Graphene has the potential to make a very significant impact on society, with important applications in the biomedical field. The possibility to engineer graphene-based medical devices at the neuronal interface is of particular interest, making it imperative ... More
Pressure dependence of the charge-density-wave gap in rare-earth tri-telluridesSep 07 2006We investigate the pressure dependence of the optical properties of CeTe$_3$, which exhibits an incommensurate charge-density-wave (CDW) state already at 300 K. Our data are collected in the mid-infrared spectral range at room temperature and at pressures ... More
Pressure dependence of the optical properties of the charge-density-wave compound LaTe$_2$Dec 11 2007We report the pressure dependence of the optical response of LaTe$_2$, which is deep in the charge-density-wave (CDW) ground state even at 300 K. The reflectivity spectrum is collected in the mid-infrared spectral range at room temperature and at pressures ... More
Pressure dependence of the single particle excitation in the charge-density-wave CeTe$_3$ systemNov 03 2008We present new data on the pressure dependence at 300 K of the optical reflectivity of CeTe$_3$, which undergoes a charge-density-wave (CDW) phase transition well above room temperature. The collected data cover an unprecedented broad spectral range from ... More
Evidence for coupling between collective state and phonons in two-dimensional charge-density-wave systemsJun 09 2008We report on a Raman scattering investigation of the charge-density-wave (CDW), quasi two-dimensional rare-earth tri-tellurides $R$Te$_3$ ($R$= La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Gd and Dy) at ambient pressure, and of LaTe$_3$ and CeTe$_3$ under externally applied pressure. ... More
^{63,65}Cu NMR and NQR evidence for an unusual spin dynamics in PrCu_2 below 100 KSep 19 2007We report the results of a $^{63,65}$Cu NMR/NQR study probing the intermetallic compound PrCu$_2$. The previously claimed onset of magnetic order at 65 K, indicated in a $\mu$SR study, is not confirmed. Based on our data we discuss different possible ... 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
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
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
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
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