Results for "J. Aumont"

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Blind MD-MC Component Separation for Polarized Observations of the CMB with the EM AlgorithmMar 12 2007We present the PolEMICA [Aumont & Macias-Perez 2007] (Polarized Expectation-Maximization Independent Component Analysis) algorithm which is an extension to polarization of the SMICA [Delabrouille et al. 2003] temperature component separation method. This ... More
Blind component separation for polarized observations of the CMBMar 02 2006Jan 09 2007We present in this paper the PolEMICA (Polarized Expectation-Maximization Independent Component Analysis) algorithm which is an extension to polarization of the SMICA (Spectral Matching Independent Component Analysis) temperature multi-detectors multi-components ... More
Characterization of foreground emission at degree angular scale for CMB B-modes observations. Thermal Dust and Synchrotron signal from Planck and WMAP dataNov 02 2015We quantify the contamination from polarized diffuse Galactic synchrotron and thermal dust emissions to the B-modes of the CMB anisotropies on the degree angular scale, using data from the Planck and WMAP satellites. We compute power spectra of foreground ... More
Global spectral energy distribution of the Crab Nebula in the prospect of the Planck satellite polarisation calibrationFeb 04 2008Jan 04 2010Whithin the framework of the Planck satellite polarisation calibration, we present a study of the Crab Nebula spectral energy distribution (SED) over more than 6 decades in frequency ranging from 1 to $\rm 10^6 GHz$. The Planck satellite mission observes ... More
Separation of anomalous and synchrotron emissions using WMAP polarization dataFeb 22 2008The main goals of this study is to use the information from both WMAP intensity and polarization data to do a separation of the Galactic components, with a focus on the synchrotron and anomalous emissions. Our analysis is made at 23 GHz where the signal-to-noise ... More
Submillimetre point sources from the Archeops experiment: Very Cold Clumps in the Galactic PlaneJan 29 2008May 09 2008Archeops is a balloon-borne experiment, mainly designed to measure the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) temperature anisotropies at high angular resolution (~ 12 arcminutes). By-products of the mission are shallow sensitivity maps over a large fraction ... More
Joint 3D modelling of the polarized Galactic synchrotron and thermal dust foreground diffuse emissionMar 23 2010We present for the first time a coherent model of the polarized Galactic synchrotron and thermal dust emissions which are the main diffuse foreground for the measurement of the polarized power spectra of the CMB fluctuations with the Planck satellite ... More
Testing Gaussianity on Archeops DataDec 06 2006Jul 20 2007A Gaussianity analysis using a goodness-of-fit test and the Minkowski functionals on the sphere has been performed to study the measured Archeops Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) temperature anisotropy data for a 143 GHz Archeops bolometer. We consider ... More
Measurement of the Crab nebula polarization at 90 GHz as a calibrator for CMB experimentsDec 09 2009Feb 23 2010CMB experiments aiming at a precise measurement of the CMB polarization, such as the Planck satellite, need a strong polarized absolute calibrator on the sky to accurately set the detectors polarization angle and the cross-polarization leakage. As the ... More
Planck intermediate results. LIV. The Planck Multi-frequency Catalogue of Non-thermal SourcesFeb 23 2018Sep 11 2018This paper presents the Planck Multi-frequency Catalogue of Non-thermal (i.e. synchrotron-dominated) Sources (PCNT) observed between 30 and 857 GHz by the ESA Planck mission. This catalogue was constructed by selecting objects detected in the full mission ... More
The link between E-B polarization modes and gas column density from interstellar dust emissionMay 24 2019The analysis of the Planck polarization E and B mode power spectra of interstellar dust emission at 353 GHz recently raised new questions on the impact of Galactic foregrounds to the detection of the polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) ... More
Planck intermediate results. LIII. Detection of velocity dispersion from the kinetic Sunyaev-Zeldovich effectJul 01 2017Aug 23 2018Using the ${\it Planck}$ full-mission data, we present a detection of the temperature (and therefore velocity) dispersion due to the kinetic Sunyaev-Zeldovich (kSZ) effect from clusters of galaxies. To suppress the primary CMB and instrumental noise we ... More
The link between E-B polarization modes and gas column density from interstellar dust emissionMay 24 2019May 28 2019The analysis of the Planck polarization E and B mode power spectra of interstellar dust emission at 353 GHz recently raised new questions on the impact of Galactic foregrounds to the detection of the polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) ... More
Planck 2018 results. VI. Cosmological parametersJul 17 2018We present cosmological parameter results from the final full-mission Planck measurements of the CMB anisotropies. We find good consistency with the standard spatially-flat 6-parameter $\Lambda$CDM cosmology having a power-law spectrum of adiabatic scalar ... More
Planck intermediate results. XXII. Frequency dependence of thermal emission from Galactic dust in intensity and polarizationMay 05 2014May 11 2015Planck has mapped the intensity and polarization of the sky at microwave frequencies with unprecedented sensitivity. We make use of the Planck 353 GHz I, Q, and U Stokes maps as dust templates, and cross-correlate them with the Planck and WMAP data at ... More
Planck intermediate results. XLI. A map of lensing-induced B-modesDec 09 2015Sep 23 2016The secondary cosmic microwave background (CMB) $B$-modes stem from the post-decoupling distortion of the polarization $E$-modes due to the gravitational lensing effect of large-scale structures. These lensing-induced $B$-modes constitute both a valuable ... More
Planck 2018 results. XII. Galactic astrophysics using polarized dust emissionJul 17 2018Mar 07 2019We present 353 GHz full-sky maps of the polarization fraction $p$, angle $\psi$, and dispersion of angles $S$ of Galactic dust thermal emission produced from the 2018 release of Planck data. We confirm that the mean and maximum of $p$ decrease with increasing ... More
Planck 2018 results. VII. Isotropy and Statistics of the CMBJun 06 2019Analysis of the Planck 2018 data set indicates that the statistical properties of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) temperature anisotropies are in excellent agreement with previous studies using the 2013 and 2015 data releases. In particular, they ... More
Planck 2018 results. VIII. Gravitational lensingJul 17 2018We present measurements of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) lensing potential using the final $\textit{Planck}$ 2018 temperature and polarization data. We increase the significance of the detection of lensing in the polarization maps from $5\,\sigma$ ... More
PICO: Probe of Inflation and Cosmic OriginsFeb 26 2019Mar 05 2019The Probe of Inflation and Cosmic Origins (PICO) is an imaging polarimeter that will scan the sky for 5 years in 21 frequency bands spread between 21 and 799 GHz. It will produce full-sky surveys of intensity and polarization with a final combined-map ... More
The geometry of the magnetic field in the Central Molecular Zone measured by PILOTJan 18 2019We present the first far infrared (FIR) dust emission polarization map covering the full extent Milky Way's Central molecular zone (CMZ). The data, obtained with the PILOT balloon-borne experiment, covers the Galactic Center region $-2\,^\circ<l<2\,^\circ$, ... More
Planck 2018 results. IV. Diffuse component separationJul 17 2018We present full-sky maps of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) and polarized synchrotron and thermal dust emission, derived from the third set of Planck frequency maps. These products have significantly lower contamination from instrumental systematic ... More
Planck 2018 results. III. High Frequency Instrument data processing and frequency mapsJul 17 2018This paper presents the High Frequency Instrument (HFI) data processing procedures for the Planck 2018 release. Major improvements in mapmaking have been achieved since the previous 2015 release. They enabled the first significant measurement of the reionization ... More
Absolute calibration of the polarisation angle for future CMB $B$-mode experiments from current and future measurements of the Crab nebulaMay 26 2018A tremendous international effort is currently dedicated to observing the so-called $B$-modes of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) polarisation. At the unprecedented sensitivity level that the new generation of CMB experiments aims to reach, every ... More
PILOT balloon-borne experiment in-flight performanceApr 16 2018Jan 07 2019The Polarized Instrument for Long-wavelength Observation of the Tenuous interstellar medium (PILOT) is a balloon-borne experiment aiming at measuring the polarized emission of thermal dust at a wavelength of 240 mm (1.2 THz). A first PILOT flight (flight#1) ... More
Planck 2015 results. XXVII. The Second Planck Catalogue of Sunyaev-Zeldovich SourcesFeb 05 2015We present the all-sky Planck catalogue of Sunyaev-Zeldovich (SZ) sources detected from the 29 month full-mission data. The catalogue (PSZ2) is the largest SZ-selected sample of galaxy clusters yet produced and the deepest all-sky catalogue of galaxy ... More
QUBIC: Exploring the primordial Universe with the Q\&U Bolometric InterferometerNov 30 2018Jan 23 2019In this paper we describe QUBIC, an experiment that will observe the polarized microwave sky with a novel approach, which combines the sensitivity of state-of-the art bolometric detectors with the systematic effects control typical of interferometers. ... More
The pre-launch Planck Sky Model: a model of sky emission at submillimetre to centimetre wavelengthsJul 16 2012We present the Planck Sky Model (PSM), a parametric model for the generation of all-sky, few arcminute resolution maps of sky emission at submillimetre to centimetre wavelengths, in both intensity and polarisation. Several options are implemented to model ... More
NIKA 150 GHz polarization observations of the Crab nebula and its spectral energy distributionApr 25 2018May 06 2018The Crab nebula is a supernova remnant exhibiting a highly polarized synchrotron radiation at radio and millimeter wavelengths. It is the brightest source in the microwave sky with an extension of 7 by 5 arcminutes and commonly used as a standard candle ... More
Statistical simulations of the dust foreground to CMB polarizationNov 08 2016The characterization of the dust polarization foreground to the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) is a necessary step towards the detection of the B-mode signal associated with primordial gravitational waves. We present a method to simulate maps of polarized ... More
Temperature and polarization angular power spectra of Galactic dust radiation at 353 GHz as measured by ArcheopsJan 20 2005We present the first measurement of temperature and polarization angular power spectra of the diffuse emission of Galactic dust at 353 GHz as seen by Archeops on 20% of the sky. The temperature angular power spectrum is compatible with that provided by ... More
Statistical simulations of the dust foreground to CMB polarizationNov 08 2016Apr 27 2017The characterization of the dust polarization foreground to the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) is a necessary step towards the detection of the B-mode signal associated with primordial gravitational waves. We present a method to simulate maps of polarized ... More
Planck 2015 results. I. Overview of products and scientific resultsFeb 05 2015Aug 10 2015The European Space Agency's Planck satellite, dedicated to studying the early Universe and its subsequent evolution, was launched 14~May 2009 and scanned the microwave and submillimetre sky continuously between 12~August 2009 and 23~October 2013. In February~2015, ... More
Latest Progress on the QUBIC InstrumentJul 22 2013Nov 12 2013QUBIC is a unique instrument that crosses the barriers between classical imaging architectures and interferometry taking advantage from both for high sensitivity and systematics mitigation. The scientific target is the detection of the primordial gravitational ... More
Modelling and simulation of large-scale polarized dust emission over the southern Galactic cap using the GASS HI dataNov 08 2016The Planck survey has quantified polarized Galactic foregrounds and established that they are a main limiting factor in the quest for the cosmic microwave background (CMB) B-mode signal induced by primordial gravitational waves during cosmic inflation. ... More
Modelling and simulation of large-scale polarized dust emission over the southern Galactic cap using the GASS HI dataNov 08 2016Feb 23 2017The Planck survey has quantified polarized Galactic foregrounds and established that they are a main limiting factor in the quest for the cosmic microwave background (CMB) B-mode signal induced by primordial gravitational waves during cosmic inflation. ... More
Spectral Distortions of the CMB as a Probe of Inflation, Recombination, Structure Formation and Particle PhysicsMar 11 2019Following the pioneering observations with COBE in the early 1990s, studies of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) have focused on temperature and polarization anisotropies. CMB spectral distortions - tiny departures of the CMB energy spectrum from ... More
Archeops In-flight Performance, Data Processing and Map MakingMar 24 2006Archeops is a balloon--borne experiment widely inspired by the Planck satellite and by its High Frequency Instrument (HFI). It is mainly dedicated to measure the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) temperature anisotropies at high angular resolution (about ... More
Spectral Distortions of the CMB as a Probe of Inflation, Recombination, Structure Formation and Particle PhysicsMar 11 2019Apr 25 2019Following the pioneering observations with COBE in the early 1990s, studies of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) have focused on temperature and polarization anisotropies. CMB spectral distortions - tiny departures of the CMB energy spectrum from ... More
Stability of spherical stellar systems I : Analytical resultsNov 22 1995The so-called ``symplectic method'' is used for studying the linear stability of a self-gravitating collisionless stellar system, in which the particles are also submitted to an external potential. The system is steady and spherically symmetric, and its ... More
Planck 2018 results. XI. Polarized dust foregroundsJan 15 2018Nov 12 2018The study of polarized dust emission has become entwined with the analysis of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) polarization. We use new Planck maps to characterize Galactic dust emission as a foreground to the CMB polarization. We present Planck ... More
Planck intermediate results. LIV. Polarized dust foregroundsJan 15 2018The study of polarized dust emission has become entwined with the analysis of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) polarization. We use new Planck maps to characterize Galactic dust emission as a foreground to the CMB polarization. We present Planck ... More
QUBIC Technical Design ReportSep 14 2016May 11 2017QUBIC is an instrument aiming at measuring the B mode polarisation anisotropies at medium scales angular scales (30-200 multipoles). The search for the primordial CMB B-mode polarization signal is challenging, because of many difficulties: smallness of ... More
The Cosmological Signatures and Flux Distribution of Gamma-Ray Bursts with a Broad Luminosity DistributionJul 10 1997Aug 16 1997The cosmological expansion cannot produce the reported correlations of the gamma-ray burst timescale and spectral energy with peak flux if the burst model reproduces the BATSE 3B peak-flux distribution for a non-evolving burst source density. Power law ... More
A Quantum Monte Carlo Study of Static Properties of One 3He Atom in Superfluid 4HeJul 20 1998The local environment and the energetic properties of one $^3$He atom solved in bulk superfluid $^4$He are studied by means of the diffusion Monte Carlo method. The chemical potential of the $^3$He impurity is calculated with a generalized reweighting ... More
Nuclear Suppression of Dileptons at Large xFSep 23 2009Oct 09 2009We study a significant nuclear suppression of the relative production rates (p(d)+A)/(p+d(p)) for the Drell-Yan process at large Feynman xF. Since this is the region of minimal values for the light-front momentum fraction variable x2 in the target nucleus, ... More
A New Method for Finding Clusters of Galaxies at z>1Aug 16 1994At large redshifts, a cluster or group may be too distant for the galaxies within the cluster to be detected individually. However, the light from these ``undetected'' galaxies still modulates the surface brightness of the background sky. Clusters can ... More
Hadronization of Expanding QGPNov 04 2005We discuss how the dynamics of an exploding hot fireball of quark--gluon matter impacts the actual phase transition conditions between the deconfined and confined state of matter. We survey the chemical conditions prevailing at hadronization.
QCD Equations of State and the QGP Liquid ModelJan 15 2003Recent advances in the study of equations of state of thermal lattice Quantum Chromodynamics obtained at non-zero baryon density allow validation of the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) liquid model equations of state (EoS). We study here the properties of the ... More
Lensless Slide Projection: A Demonstrative ExperienceJun 27 2006A 2D transparency may be projected on a diffractive screen by just illuminating it with a filament lamp of the same height. Sharpness of the filament width is naturally related to sharpness on the image, but some peculiar properties makes this experience ... More
Holoprojection of Images by a Double Diffraction ProcessAug 17 2005Three dimensional images having continuous horizontal parallax were developed by wavelength enconding of view followed by a natural decoding process of projection onto a diffractive screen. It allows for the direct criation of "holoimages" by using projected ... More
Effective bounds for Faltings's delta functionDec 09 2013We obtain bounds for the Faltings's delta function for any Riemann surface of genus greater than one. The bounds are in terms of the genus of the surface and two basic quantities coming from hyperbolic geometry: The length of the shortest closed geodesic, ... More
Parametric resonance in quantum field theoryAug 07 2002Jul 09 2003We present the first study of parametric resonance in quantum field theory from a complete next-to-leading order calculation in a 1/N-expansion of the 2PI effective action, which includes scattering and memory effects. We present a complete numerical ... More
Transport Simulations with Pi and Delta In-Medium PropertiesJul 23 1998Transport simulations including in-medium properties derived in a microscopic pi + nucleon-hole + delta-hole model in infinite nuclear matter are presented. In-medium pion dispersion relations, partial delta decay widths, pion absorption cross sections ... More
Treatment of Pionic Modes at the Nuclear Surface for Transport DescriptionsAug 22 1995Dispersion relations and amplitudes of collective pionic modes are derived in a pi + nucleon-hole + delta-hole model for use in transport descriptions by means of a local density approximation. It is discussed how pionic modes can be converted to real ... More
The Spectrum of the MSSM with Non-Standard Supersymmetry BreakingAug 24 2001Aug 29 2001The Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM) can include two soft breaking terms which are often neglected: a non-analytic scalar trilinear coupling and a Higgsino bilinear term. A set of high-scale boundary conditions consistent with the reparameterisation ... More
Antibaryon-nucleus bound statesNov 27 2014We calculated antibaryon ($\bar{B}$ = $\bar{p}$, $\bar{\Lambda}$, $\bar{\Sigma}$, $\bar{\Xi}$) bound states in selected nuclei within the relativistic mean-field (RMF) model. The G-parity motivated $\bar{B}$-meson coupling constants were scaled to yield ... More
On Electro-weak mixing derived from radiative corrections and the necessity of the Higgs mechanismJun 12 1996Jun 20 1996Starting from the unmixed Lagrangian, the electro-weak radiative corrections are recomputed using symmetrical generalised functions. All gauge bosons acquire an indeterminate mass. Electro-weak mixing is obtained by diagonalization of the mass matrix. ... More
Quantum-Electrodynamics without renormalization V. Bosonic contributions to the photon massMay 11 1994The bosonic contributions to the photon mass are shown to be of the same form as the fermionic contributions, but of opposite sign. A mass sum rule for bosons and fermions follows from gauge invariance. Assuming completeness of the standard model the ... More
XMM-Newton Data Processing for Faint Diffuse Emission: Proton Flares, Exposure Maps and Report on EPIC MOS1 Bright CCDs ContaminationAug 04 2005We present a study of the in-flight performance of the XMM-Newton EPIC MOS and pn detectors, with focus on the influence of proton flares and vignetting on the data. The very wide range in the conditions of our sample of observations, in terms of exposure ... More
Multiplicative noise and charge density wave dynamics in Rb0.30MoO3Jul 17 2012We have investigated the combined effects of a multiplicative noise and nonlinear conductivity on the charge density wave (CDW) dynamics of the quasi-one dimensional conductor Rb0.30MoO3. When the amplitude of a bipolar rectangular voltage pulse excitation ... More
Broad band noise and stochastic resonance in the CDW conductors K0.30MoO3 and K0.30Mo(1-x)WxO3 (x=0.001 and x=0.002)May 09 2012We have investigated nonlinear characteristics and broad band noise in the quasi-one dimensional charge-density-wave conductors K0.30MoO3 and K0.30Mo(1-x)WxO3 (x=0.001 and x=0.002) When the amplitude of a bipolar rectangular voltage pulse excitation is ... More
Primordial fluctuations without scalar fieldsJul 10 2009Jan 29 2010We revisit the question of whether fluctuations in hydrodynamical, adiabatical matter could explain the observed structures in our Universe. We consider matter with variable equation of state $w=p_0/\ep_0$ and a concomitant (under the adiabatic assumption) ... More
Efficiency of the SQUID Ratchet Driven by External CurrentFeb 19 2015We study theoretically the efficiency of an asymmetric superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) which is constructed as a loop with three capacitively and resistively shunted Josephson junctions. Two junctions are placed in series in one arm ... More
Solution of the Skyrme-Hartree-Fock equations in the Cartesian deformed harmonic oscillator basis. (II) The program HFODDNov 17 1996We describe the code HFODD which solves the nuclear Skyrme-Hartree-Fock problem by using the deformed Cartesian harmonic oscillator basis. The user has a possibility of choosing among various symmetries of the nuclear HF problem for rotating or non-rotating ... More
High-Order Coupled Cluster Method (CCM) Formalism 3: Finite-Size CCMFeb 23 2010Recent developments of high-order CCM have been to extend existing formalism and codes to $s \ge \frac 12$ for both the ground and excited states, and independently to "generalised" expectation values for a wide range of one- and two-body spin operators. ... More
High-Order Coupled Cluster Method (CCM) Formalism 1: Ground- and Excited-State Properties of Lattice Quantum Spin Systems with $s >= 1/2$Sep 07 2009Sep 11 2009The coupled cluster method (CCM) is a powerful and widely applied technique of modern-day quantum many-body theory. It has been used with great success in order to understand the properties of quantum magnets at zero temperature. This is due largely to ... More
An inequality between multipoint Seshadri constantsApr 10 2008Let X be a projective variety of dimension n and L be a nef divisor on X. Denote by e_d(r;X,L) the d-dimensional Seshadri constant of r very general points in X. We prove that e_d(rs;X,L) >= e_d(r;X,L)e_d(s;P^n,O_{P^n}(1)).
Outcome Modeling Using Clinical DVH DataAug 19 2015Aug 26 2015Purpose: To quantify the ability of correlation and regression analysis to extract the normal lung dose-response function from dose volume histogram (DVH) data. Methods: A local injury model is adopted, in which radiation-induced damage (functional loss) ... More
Graphene wormholes: A condensed matter illustration of Dirac fermions in curved spaceSep 16 2009We study the properties of graphene wormholes in which a short nanotube acts as a bridge between two graphene sheets, where the honeycomb carbon lattice is curved from the presence of 12 heptagonal defects. By taking the nanotube bridge with very small ... More
Neon Insights from Old Solar X-rays: a Plasma Temperature Dependence of the Coronal Neon ContentSep 16 2011An analysis using modern atomic data of fluxes culled from the literature for O VIII and Ne IX lines observed in solar active regions by the P78 and Solar Maximum Mission satellites confirms that the coronal Ne/O abundance ratio varies by a factor of ... More
On Reasonable and Forced Goal Orderings and their Use in an Agenda-Driven Planning AlgorithmJun 01 2011The paper addresses the problem of computing goal orderings, which is one of the longstanding issues in AI planning. It makes two new contributions. First, it formally defines and discusses two different goal orderings, which are called the reasonable ... More
Origin of the quasi-universality of the graphene minimal conductivityApr 15 2010Sep 16 2010It is a fact that the minimal conductivity $\sigma_0$ of most graphene samples is larger than the well-established universal value for ideal graphene $4e^2/\pi h$; in particular, larger by a factor $\gtrsim\pi$. Despite intense theoretical activity, this ... More
Vortex matter in superconducting mesoscopic disks: Structure, magnetization, and phase transitionsJun 04 1998The dense vortex matter structure and associated magnetization are calculated for type-II superconducting mesoscopic disks. The magnetization exhibits generically first-order phase transitions as the number of vortices changes by one and presents two ... More
Horizons in de-Sitter SupergravityJan 14 2010Nov 26 2010We classify all pseudo-supersymmetric extremal near-horizon geometries in minimal five-dimensional de-Sitter supergravity. It is shown that the only such near-horizon geometry is the near-horizon geometry of the de-Sitter BMPV solution, and hence there ... More
A logic-based approach to data integrationOct 16 2001An important aspect of data integration involves answering queries using various resources rather than by accessing database relations. The process of transforming a query from the database relations to the resources is often referred to as query folding ... More
Density Matrix Renormalisation Group Calculations for Two-Dimensional Lattices: An Application to the Spin-Half and Spin-One Square-Lattice Heisenberg ModelsSep 02 2003A new density matrix renormalisation group (DMRG) approach is presented for quantum systems of two spatial dimensions. In particular, it is shown that it is possible to create a multi-chain-type 2D DMRG approach which utilises previously determined system ... More
On a Question of Glasby, Praeger, and Xia in Characteristic $2$Mar 14 2014Recently, Glasby, Praeger, and Xia asked for necessary and sufficient conditions for the `Jordan partition' $\lambda(m,n,p)$ to be standard. Previously we gave such conditions when $p$ is any odd prime. Here we give such conditions when $p=2$. Our main ... More
Generators for Decompositions of Tensor Products of Modules associated with standard Jordan partitionsAug 07 2015If $K$ is a field of finite characteristic $p$, $G$ is a cyclic group of order $q=p^\alpha$, $U$ and $W$ are indecomposable $KG$-modules with $\dim U=m$ and $\dim W=n$, and $\lambda(m,n,p)$ is a standard Jordan partition of $ m n$, we describe how to ... More
From constructive field theory to fractional stochastic calculus. (I) The Lévy area of fractional Brownian motion with Hurst index $α\in (1/8,1/4)$Jun 07 2010Let $B=(B_1(t),\ldots,B_d(t))$ be a $d$-dimensional fractional Brownian motion with Hurst index $\alpha<1/4$. Defining properly iterated integrals of $B$ is a difficult task because of the low H\"older regularity index of its paths. Yet rough path theory ... More
Status and prospects of the NEXT experiment for neutrinoless double beta decay searchesJun 04 2019NEXT (Neutrino Experiment with a Xenon TPC) is an experimental program whose goals are to discover neutrinoless double beta decay using $^{136}$Xe in high pressure xenon TPCs with electroluminescent readout. In this paper, results from the NEXT-White ... More
Second order Contact of Minimal SurfacesJan 18 2002The minimal surface equation $Q$ in the second order contact bundle of $R^3$, modulo translations, is provided with a complex structure and a canonical vector-valued holomorphic differential form $Omega$ on $Q\0$. The minimal surfaces $M$ in $R^3$ correspond ... More
Radon transformation on reductive symmetric spaces: support theoremsNov 26 2010Apr 03 2013We introduce a class of Radon transforms for reductive symmetric spaces, including the horospherical transforms, and study some of their properties. In particular we obtain a support theorem that generalizes Helgason's support theorem for the horospherical ... More
Subdirect products of finitely presented metabelian groupsJun 13 2011Jul 15 2011There has been substantial investigation in recent years of subdirect products of limit groups and their finite presentability and homological finiteness properties. To contrast the results obtained for limit groups, Baumslag, Bridson, Holt and Miller ... More
QUBIC Technological Design ReportSep 14 2016QUBIC is an instrument aiming at measuring the B mode polarisation anisotropies at medium scales angular scales (30-200 multipoles). The search for the primordial CMB B-mode polarization signal is challenging, because of many difficulties: smallness of ... More
QUBIC - The Q&U Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology - A novel way to look at the polarized Cosmic Microwave BackgroundJan 11 2018In this paper we describe QUBIC, an experiment that takes up the challenge posed by the detection of primordial gravitational waves with a novel approach, that combines the sensitivity of state-of-the art bolometric detectors with the systematic effects ... More
Massive stars in their death-throesSep 07 2008Sep 11 2008The study of the stars that explode as supernovae used to be a forensic study, working backwards from the remnants of the star. This changed in 1987 when the first progenitor star was identified in pre-explosion images. Currently there are 8 detected ... More
A Plasma Instability Theory of Gamma-Ray Burst EmissionApr 02 1999A plasma instability theory is presented for the prompt radiation from gamma-ray bursts. In the theory, a highly relativistic shell interacts with the interstellar medium through the filamentation and the two-stream instabilities to convert bulk kinetic ... More
Optical linewidth of a low density Fermi-Dirac gasFeb 11 1999We study propagation of light in a Fermi-Dirac gas at zero temperature. We analytically obtain the leading density correction to the optical linewidth. This correction is a direct consequence of the quantum statistical correlations of atomic positions ... More
Three-dimensional photography by holographyMar 22 2007Color encoding of depth is shown to occur naturally in holograms that are reconstructed under white light illumination. It can be registered in a common color photograph, allowing a simple method of visual decoding by means of ordinary colored 3-D spectacles. ... More
Asymptotic step profiles from a nonlinear growth equation for vicinal surfacesMay 23 2000Aug 28 2000We study a recently proposed nonlinear evolution equation describing the collective step meander on a vicinal surface subject to the Bales-Zangwill growth instability [O. Pierre-Louis et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. (80), 4221 (1998)]. A careful numerical analysis ... More
Asymmetric particle systems on RSep 02 1999Dec 22 1999We study interacting particle systems on the real line which generalize the Hammersley process [D. Aldous and P. Diaconis, Prob. Theory Relat. Fields 103, 199-213 (1995)]. Particles jump to the right to a randomly chosen point between their previous position ... More
Improved description of charged Higgs boson production at hadron collidersSep 08 2004Jan 13 2005We present a new method for matching the two twin-processes gb->H+/-t and gg->H+/-tb in Monte Carlo event generators. The matching is done by defining a double-counting term, which is used to generate events that are subtracted from the sum of these two ... More
Virtual photon structure from jet productionJul 08 1997Some aspects of extracting the information on the structure of virtual photons from jet production in ep and e^+e^- collisions are discussed.
Virtual Photon Structure from Jet Production at HERANov 21 1996The feasibility of measuring parton distribution functions of of virtual photons via the jet production at HERA is investigated.
Numeration-automatic sequencesMay 17 2006We present a base class of automata that induce a numeration system and we give an algorithm to give the n-th word in the language of the automaton when the expansion of n in the induced numeration system is feeded to the automaton. Furthermore we give ... More
Generating conjecture and Einstein-Maxwell field of plane symmetryApr 10 2000For the plane symmetry we have found the electro-vacuum exact solutions of the Einstein-Maxwell equations and we have shown that one of them is equivalent to the McVittie solution of a charged infinite thin plane. The analytical extension has been accomplished ... More
Interaction of antiproton with nucleiFeb 19 2015We performed fully self-consistent calculations of $\bar{p}$-nuclear bound states within the relativistic mean-field (RMF) model. The G-parity motivated $\bar{p}$-meson coupling constants were adjusted to yield potentials consistent with $\bar{p}$-atom ... More
2 and 3-point functions in the ENJL-modelSep 06 1994We discuss the extended Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model as a low energy expansion, all two-point functions and an example of a three-point function to all orders in momenta and quark masses. The model is treated at leading level in $1/N_c$ but otherwise exact. ... More
Quantum Space-time and Classical GravityJul 24 1996A method has been recently proposed for defining an arbitrary number of differential calculi over a given noncommutative associative algebra. As an example a version of quantized space-time is considered here. It is found that there is a natural differential ... More