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A Tale of Two Metals: contrasting criticalities in the pnictides and hole-doped cupratesMay 10 2018The iron-based high temperature superconductors share a number of similarities with their copper-based counterparts, such as reduced dimensionality, proximity to states of competing order, and a critical role for 3d electron orbitals. Their respective ... More

Finite size scaling of the bayesian perceptronMar 20 1997We study numerically the properties of the bayesian perceptron through a gradient descent on the optimal cost function. The theoretical distribution of stabilities is deduced. It predicts that the optimal generalizer lies close to the boundary of the ... More

Switching of the magnetic order in CeRhIn$_{5-x}$Sn$_{x}$ in the vicinity of its quantum critical pointJun 03 2014We report neutron diffraction experiments performed in the tetragonal antiferromagnetic heavy fermion system CeRhIn$_{5-x}$Sn$_{x}$ in its ($x$, $T$) phase diagram up to the vicinity of the critical concentration $x_c$ $\approx$ 0.40, where long range ... More

Symmetry of the Excitations in the Hidden Order State of URu2Si2Jul 17 2014Nov 05 2014We have performed polarized electronic Raman scattering on URu2Si2 single crystals at low temperature down to 8 K in the hidden order state and under magnetic field up to 10 T. The hidden order state is characterized by a sharp excitation at 1.7 meV and ... More

Optical conductivity of URu$_2$Si$_2$ in the Kondo Liquid and Hidden-Order PhasesJul 16 2015We measured the polarized optical conductivity of URu$_2$Si$_2$ from room temperature down to 5 K, covering the Kondo state, the coherent Kondo liquid regime, and the hidden-order phase. The normal state is characterized by an anisotropic behavior between ... More

Storage capacity of a constructive learning algorithmSep 16 1999Upper and lower bounds for the typical storage capacity of a constructive algorithm, the Tilinglike Learning Algorithm for the Parity Machine [M. Biehl and M. Opper, Phys. Rev. A {\bf 44} 6888 (1991)], are determined in the asymptotic limit of large training ... More

Learning properties of Support Vector MachinesFeb 17 1998We study the typical learning properties of the recently proposed Support Vectors Machines. The generalization error on linearly separable tasks, the capacity, the typical number of Support Vectors, the margin, and the robustness or noise tolerance of ... More

Fluctuation-dissipation relations in the activated regime of simple strong-glass modelsNov 02 2001May 22 2002We study the out-of-equilibrium fluctuation-dissipation (FD) relations in the low temperature, finite time, physical aging regime of two simple models with strong glass behaviour, the Fredrickson-Andersen model and the square-plaquette interaction model. ... More

Crossover from Fragile to Strong Glassy Behaviour in Kinetically Constrained SystemsApr 18 2001We show the existence of fragile-to-strong transitions in kinetically constrained systems by studying the equilibrium and out-of-equilibrium dynamics of a generic constrained Ising spin chain which interpolates between the symmetric and fully asymmetric ... More

Storage Capacity of the Tilinglike Learning AlgorithmAug 10 2000The storage capacity of an incremental learning algorithm for the parity machine, the Tilinglike Learning Algorithm, is analytically determined in the limit of a large number of hidden perceptrons. Different learning rules for the simple perceptron are ... More

Phase transitions in optimal unsupervised learningSep 25 1997Nov 12 1997We determine the optimal performance of learning the orientation of the symmetry axis of a set of P = alpha N points that are uniformly distributed in all the directions but one on the N-dimensional sphere. The components along the symmetry breaking direction, ... More

Coexistence of orbital and quantum critical magnetoresistance in FeSe$_{1-x}$S$_{x}$Mar 13 2019The recent discovery of a non-magnetic nematic quantum critical point (QCP) in the iron chalcogenide family FeSe$_{1-x}$S$_{x}$ has raised the prospect of investigating, in isolation, the role of nematicity on the electronic properties of correlated metals. ... More

Driving spin excitations by hydrostatic pressure in BiFeO3Sep 01 2015Optical spectroscopy has been combined with computational and theoretical techniques to show how the spin dynamics in the model multiferroic BiFeO3 responds to the application of hydrostatic pressure and its corresponding series of structural phase transitions ... More

Simple strong glass forming models: mean-field solution with activationSep 16 2002We introduce simple models, inspired by previous models for froths and covalent glasses, with trivial equilibrium properties but dynamical behaviour characteristic of strong glass forming systems. These models are also a generalization of backgammon or ... More

Polymers translocation through nano-pores in vibrating thin membranesJun 14 2016Jun 15 2016Polymer translocation is a promising strategy for the next-generation DNA sequencing technologies. The use of biological and synthetic nano-pores, however, still suffers from serious drawbacks. In particular, the width of the membrane layer can accommodate ... More

Lattice dynamics of the heavy fermion compound URu$_2$Si$_2$Oct 12 2014We report a comprehensive investigation of the lattice dynamics of URu$_2$Si$_2$ as a function of temperature using Raman scattering, optical conductivity and inelastic neutron scattering measurements as well as theoretical {\it ab initio} calculations. ... More

Glassy behaviour in a 3-state spin modelJan 08 2001Apr 10 2001In this article we study a simple spin model which has a non-interacting Hamiltonian but constrained dynamics. The model, which is a simplification of a purely toplogical cellular model, displays glassy behaviour, involves activated processes and exhibits ... More

Rigorous Bounds to Retarded LearningJan 15 2002We show that the lower bound to the critical fraction of data needed to infer (learn) the orientation of the anisotropy axis of a probability distribution, determined by Herschkowitz and Opper [Phys.Rev.Lett. 86, 2174 (2001)], is not always valid. If ... More

Antiferromagnetism and Superconductivity in CeRhIn$_5$Apr 19 2011We discuss recent results on the heavy fermion superconductor CeRhIn$_5$ which presents ideal conditions to study the strong coupling between the suppression of antiferromagnetic order and the appearance of unconventional superconductivity. The appearance ... More

Raman Active High Energy Excitations in URu$_2$Si$_2$Dec 09 2016We have performed Raman scattering measurements on URu$_2$Si$_2$ single crystals on a large energy range up to $\sim$ 1300 cm$^{-1}$ and in all the Raman active symmetries as a function of temperature down to 15 K. A large excitation, active only in the ... 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

Center Disorder in the 3D Georgi-Glashow ModelApr 15 1998We present a number of arguments relating magnetic disorder to center disorder, in pure Yang-Mills theory in D=3 and D=4 dimensions. In the case of the D=3 Georgi-Glashow model, we point out that the abelian field distribution is not adequatedly represented, ... More

The Impact of Galaxy Formation on the Diffuse Background RadiationOct 23 2000The far infrared background is a sink for the hidden aspects of galaxy formation. At optical wavelengths, ellipticals and spheroids are old, even at $z \sim 1.$ Neither the luminous formation phase nor their early evolution is seen in the visible. We ... More

Recoil Polarization for Delta Excitation in Pion ElectroproductionMay 23 2005We measured angular distributions of recoil-polarization response functions for neutral pion electroproduction for W=1.23 GeV at Q^2=1.0 (GeV/c)^2, obtaining 14 separated response functions plus 2 Rosenbluth combinations; of these, 12 have been observed ... More

Non-adiabatic primordial fluctuationsNov 10 2009Apr 19 2010We consider general mixtures of isocurvature and adiabatic cosmological perturbations. With a minimal assumption set consisting of the linearized Einstein equations and a primordial perfect fluid we derive the second-order action and its curvature variables. ... More

Nuclear time-reversal violation and the Schiff moment of 225RaMar 22 2005May 12 2005We present a comprehensive mean-field calculation of the Schiff moment of the nucleus 225Ra, the quantity which determines the static electric dipole moment of the corresponding atom if time-reversal (T) invariance is violated in the nucleus. The calculation ... More

Solution of the Skyrme-Hartree-Fock equations in the Cartesian deformed harmonic-oscillator basis. (III) HFODD (v1.75r): a new version of the programMar 01 2000We describe the new version (v1.75r) of the code HFODD which solves the nuclear Skyrme-Hartree-Fock problem by using the Cartesian deformed harmonic-oscillator basis. Three minor errors that went undetected in the previous version have been corrected. ... More

On Zero-Mass Ground States in Super-Membrane Matrix ModelsJan 23 1997We recall a formulation of super-membrane theory in terms of certain matrix models. These models are known to have a mass spectrum given by the positive half-axis. We show that, for the simplest such matrix model, a normalizable zero-mass ground state ... More

Measurement of CP violation at a Neutrino FactoryMay 29 2001The prospects of measuring CP violation in the leptonic sector using the intense neutrino beams arising from muon decay in the straight sections of a muon accumulator ring (the so-called neutrino factory) are discussed.

Thermalization of Quantum Fields from Time-Reversal Invariant Evolution EquationsJun 14 2000We study the time evolution of correlation functions in closed quantum systems for nonequilibrium ensembles of initial conditions. For a scalar quantum field theory we show that generic time-reversal invariant evolutions approach equilibrium at large ... More

Permutation Group Symmetry and CorrelationsJun 11 2013Correlation factors are constructed that are consistent with the permutation symmetry group of N Fermions at given value of the filling factor.

Horizontal symmetry in the algebraic approach of genetic codeFeb 14 2013Using concepts of physics of elementary particles concerning the breaking of symmetry and grannd unified theory we propose to study with the algebraic approximation the degeneracy finded in the genetic code with the incorporation of a horizontal symmetry ... More

The winds of the hot massive first starsSep 07 2005We study dynamical aspects of circumstellar environment around massive zero-metallicity first stars. For this purpose we apply our NLTE wind models. We show that the hydrogen-helium stellar wind from stationary massive first generation (Population III) ... More

Inverted crossover resonance aiding laser cooling of $^{171}$YbMar 03 2016Apr 19 2016We observe an inverted crossover resonance in $\pi$-driven four-level systems, where $F'-F=0,+1$. The signal is observed through saturated absorption spectroscopy of the $(6s^{2})$ $^{1}S_{0}$ $-$ $(6s6p)$ $^{3}P_{1}$ transition in $^{171}$Yb, where the ... More

Hartree shift in unitary Fermi gasesMar 24 2011The Hartree energy shift is calculated for a unitary Fermi gas. By including the momentum dependence of the scattering amplitude explicitly, the Hartree energy shift remains finite even at unitarity. Extending the theory also for spin-imbalanced systems ... More

Nuclear suppression of dileptons at forward rapiditiesDec 14 2010Data from E772 and E866 experiments on the Drell-Yan process exhibit a significant nuclear suppression at large Feynman xF. We show that a corresponding kinematic region does not allow to interpret this as a manifestation of coherence or a Color Glass ... More

Asymmetric Wolf-Rayet winds: implications for GRB afterglowsJan 25 2007Recent observations of Wolf-Rayet (WR) binaries WR151 and WR155 infer that their stellar winds are asymmetric. We show that such asymmetries can alter the stellar-wind bubble structure, bringing the wind-termination shock closer to the WR star. If the ... More

Unbiased estimators in Quantum Monte Carlo methods: application to liquid $^4$HeJan 18 1995A Monte Carlo algorithm for computing quantum mechanical expectation values of coordinate operators in many body problems is presented. The algorithm, that relies on the forward walking method, fits naturally in a Green's Function Monte Carlo calculation, ... More

Asymptotic cones and Assouad-Nagata dimensionOct 10 2006Oct 20 2006We prove the dimension of any asymptotic cone over a metric space X does not exceed the asymptotic Assouad-Nagata dimension of X. This improves a result of Dranishnikov and Smith who showed that dim(Y) does not exceed asymptotic Assouad-Nagata dimension ... More

A Plasma Instability Theory of Gamma-Ray Burst EmissionApr 02 1999A new theory for gamma-ray burst radiation is presented. In this theory, magnetic fields and relativistic electrons are created through plasma processes arising as a relativistic shell passes through the interstellar medium. The gamma-rays are produced ... More

Pi^0_1 ordinal analysis beyond first order arithmeticDec 11 2012In this paper we give an overview of an essential part of a Pi^0_1 ordinal analysis of Peano Arithmetic (PA) as presented by Beklemishev. This analysis is mainly performed within the polymodal provability logic GLP. We reflect on ways of extending this ... More

Fazendo 3D com uma camera soDec 14 2010Jan 29 2012A simple system to make stereo photography or videos based in just two mirrors was made in 1989 and recently adapted to a digital camera setup.

Enlarging Holograms Under White Light, a Way to Save Holographic MaterialMay 08 2009We developed techniques for employing holographic screens under white light, first exhibited to the public in 1989 (3) (4) which demonstrated the possibility of enlarging holograms already in 1990 (5). Fig. 1 shows how we encode views in a first step. ... More

White Light Colour Photography for Rendering Holoimages in a Diffractive ScreenApr 16 2009The capability of color encoding the continuous sequence of views from a scene was demonstrated previously by the author (1990). In the present work, the scheme for this process is shown where white light from a black and white object is diffracted at ... More

On the quality of the Olmec mirrors and its utilizationJan 29 2007Archaeological mirrors from the Olmec civilization were analyzed in the context of bibliography produced in the last two decades. Photographs of its images are showed as a proof of its good quality. Some suggestions are made on its probable utilization. ... More

Lagrangian and Hamiltonian for the Bondi-Sachs metricsMar 31 2004Feb 03 2015We calculate the Hilbert action for the Bondi-Sachs metrics. It yields the Einstein vacuum equations in a closed form. Following the Dirac approach to constrained systems we investigate the related Hamiltonian formulation.

Effective realization of random magnetic fields in compounds with large single-ion anisotropyJun 20 2016We show that spin $S=1$ system with large and random single-ion anisotropy can be at low energies mapped to a $S=1/2$ system with random magnetic fields. This is for example realized in Ni(Cl$_{1-x}$Br$_{x}$)$_2$-4SC(NH$_2$)$_2$ compound (DTNX) and therefore ... More

Building a linguistic corpus from bee dance dataJun 28 2004This paper discusses the problems and possibility of collecting bee dance data in a linguistic \textit{corpus} and use linguistic instruments such as Zipf's law and entropy statistics to decide on the question whether the dance carries information of ... More

Quartz Tuning Forks and Acoustic Phenomena - Application to Superfluid HeliumApr 09 2013Jan 30 2016Immersed mechanical resonators are well suited for probing the properties of fluids, since the surrounding environment influences the resonant characteristics of such oscillators in several ways. Quartz tuning forks have gained much popularity in recent ... More

Application of Jitter Radiation: Gamma-ray Burst Prompt PolarizationSep 20 2013A high-degree of polarization of gamma-ray burst (GRB) prompt emission has been confirmed in recent years. In this paper, we apply jitter radiation to study the polarization feature of GRB prompt emission. In our framework, relativistic electrons are ... More

Equivalence between the Morita categories of etale Lie groupoids and of locally grouplike Hopf algebroidsMar 13 2007Any etale Lie groupoid G is completely determined by its associated convolution algebra C_c(G) equipped with the natural Hopf algebroid structure. We extend this result to the generalized morphisms between etale Lie groupoids: we show that any principal ... More

Coulomb blockade in electron transport through a C$_{60}$ molecule from first principlesMay 23 2005We present results of spin-unrestricted first-principles quantum transport for a gated C$_{60}$ molecule weakly contacted to Al electrodes, making emphasis on the role played by the electronic localization and the spin degree of freedom. As expected, ... More

Phase transitions in systems of magnetic dipoles on a square lattice with quenched disorderSep 14 2008We study by Monte Carlo simulations the effect of quenched orientational disorder in systems of interacting classical dipoles on a square lattice. Each dipole can lie along any of two perpendicular axes that form an angle psi with the principal axes of ... More

Curvettes and clusters of infinitely near pointsMar 30 2009Jul 03 2011The aim of this paper is to revise the theory of clusters of infinitely near points for arbitrary fields. We describe in particular the intersection matrix of such a cluster, we introduce the notion of curvette over an arbitrary field and we relate it ... More

Social Balance and the Bernoulli EquationJan 14 2017Dec 13 2017Since the 1940's there has been an interest in the question why social networks often give rise to two antagonistic factions. Recently a dynamical model of how and why such a balance might occur was developed. This note provides an introduction to the ... More

Spinons and helimagnons in the frustrated Heisenberg chainFeb 23 2012We investigate the dynamical spin structure factor S(q,w) for the Heisenberg chain with ferromagnetic nearest (J1<0) and antiferromagnetic next-nearest (J2>0) neighbor exchange using bosonization and a time-dependent density-matrix renormalization group ... More

A note on Positivity of the CM line bundleMay 11 2006Aug 09 2006We show that positivity of the CM line associated to a family of polarised varieties is intimately related to the stability of its members. We prove that the CM line is nef on any curve which meets the stable locus, and that it is pseudoeffective (i.e. ... More

An addendum to `A rigidity property for the set of all characters induced by valuations'May 28 2013This corrects and amplifies some comments made in a paper by Robert Bieri and the author with the above title.

A characterization of Sobolev spaces on the sphere and an extension of Stolarsky's invariance principle to arbitrary smoothnessMar 23 2012In this paper we study reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces of arbitrary smoothness on the sphere $\mathbb{S}^d \subset \mathbb{R}^{d+1}$. The reproducing kernel is given by an integral representation using the truncated power function $(\boldsymbol{x} \cdot ... More

Chaplygin's sphereSep 01 2004Chaplygin proved the integrability by quadratures of a round sphere, rolling without slipping on a horizontal plane, with center of mass at the center of the sphere, but with arbitrary moments of inertia. Although the system is integrable in every sense ... More

A remark on the structure of the Busemann representative of a polyconvex functionSep 23 2008Let W be a polyconvex function defined on the 2 x 2 real matrices. The Busemann representative f, say, of W is the largest possible convex representative of W. Writing L for the set of affine functions on R^{5} such that a(A, det A) is less than or equal ... More

Superlogarithmic estimates on pseudoconvex domains and CR manifoldsOct 15 2004This paper is concerned with proving superlogarithmic estimates for the operator $\Box_b$ on pseudoconvex CR manifolds and using them to establish hypoellipticity of $\Box_b$ and of the $\bar{\partial}$-Neumann problem. These estimates are established ... More

The 3-D composition of the Galactic interstellar medium. The hot phases and X-ray absorbing materialNov 19 2002We present maps of the Galactic X-ray Halo and constrain the location of X-ray absorbing gas using the X-ray radiation transfer as distance a indicator. Based on a consistent model of the soft X-ray background (SXRB) and the ROSAT all-sky survey, we derive ... More

Collisions of solid ice in planetesimal formationJan 18 2016We present collision experiments of centimetre projectiles on to decimetre targets, both made up of solid ice, at velocities of $15\,\mathrm{m\,s^{-1}}$ to $45\,\mathrm{m\,s^{-1}}$ at an average temperature of $\mathrm{T_{avg}}=255.8\pm0.7\,\mathrm{K}$. ... More

A model realisation of the Jaffe-Wilczek correlation for pentaquarksMar 22 2004We discuss a realisation of the pentaquark structure proposed by Jaffe and Wilczek within a simple quark model with colour-spin contact interactions and coloured harmonic confinement, which accurately describes the $\Delta-N$ splitting. In this model ... More

Recoil Polarization Measurements for Neutral Pion Electroproduction at Q^2=1 (GeV/c)^2 Near the Delta ResonanceSep 01 2005We measured angular distributions of differential cross section, beam analyzing power, and recoil polarization for neutral pion electroproduction at Q^2 = 1.0 (GeV/c)^2 in 10 bins of W across the Delta resonance. A total of 16 independent response functions ... More

Accuracy of traditional Legendre estimators of quadrupole ratios for the N to Delta transitionJul 06 2005We evaluate the accuracy of traditional estimators often used to extract N to Delta quadrupole ratios from cross section angular distributions for pion electroproduction. We find that neither M1+ dominance nor sp truncation is sufficiently accurate for ... More

Time-odd components in the mean field of rotating superdeformed nucleiFeb 10 1995Rotation-induced time-odd components in the nuclear mean field are analyzed using the Hartree-Fock cranking approach with effective interactions SIII, SkM*, and SkP. Identical dynamical moments ${{\cal J}^{(2)}}$ are obtained for pairs of superdeformed ... More

Time-odd components in the rotating mean field and identical bandsOct 04 1995A systematic construction of the energy-density functional within the local density approximation is presented. The Hartree-Fock equations corresponding to such a functional are solved in case of rotating superdeformed nuclei. The identical bands in $^{152}$Dy, ... More

On the shape of attractors of discrete dynamical systemsNov 20 2015Let $M$ be a manifold or (more generally) a locally compact, metrizable ANR. If $K$ is an attractor for a flow in $M$, with basin of attraction $\mathcal{A}(K)$, it is well known that the inclusion $i : K \subseteq \mathcal{A}(K)$ is always a shape equivalence. ... More

Low Temperature Properties of Finite Dimensional Ising Spin Glasses : (some) Numerical SimulationsJun 26 2003Jul 21 2003We review some recent results on finite dimensional spin glasses by studying recent numerical simulations and their relationship with experiments. In particular we will show results obtained at zero and non zero temperature, focusing in the low temperature ... More

Hamiltonian study of Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Quantum MechanicsAug 28 2002New results obtained within the recently developed approach to supersymmetric quantum mechanical systems are presented. The method does not suffer from the sign problem in any dimensions and is capable to provide any quantum observable with controllable ... More

Excited-State Density Distributions of Neutron-Rich Unstable NucleiAug 02 2006We calculate densities of excited states in the quasiparticle random-phase approximation (QRPA)with Skyrme interactions and volume pairing. We focus on low-energy peaks/bumps in the strength functions of a range of Ca, Ni, and Sn isotopes for J pi = 0+, ... More

The circumstellar environment of rotating Wolf-Rayet Stars and the implications for GRB afterglowsOct 13 2006If Wolf-Rayet stars are the progenitors of Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), they must rotate rapidly to produce the GRB. This rotation may effect their stellar-wind bubbles and possibly explain why so many GRB afterglows occur in a constant density medium.

Massive binaries, Wolf-Rayet stars and supernova progenitorsDec 17 2006Binary stars are important for a full understanding of stellar evolution. We present a summary of how predictions of the relative supernova rates varies between single and binary stars. We also show how the parameter space of different supernova types ... More

The Metallicity of Galaxy Disks: Infall versus OutflowAug 28 2006Both gas accretion (infall) and winds (outflow) change a galaxy's metallicity and gas fraction, lowering the effective yield. Low effective yields in galaxies with rotation speeds < 120 km/s have been widely interpreted as the onset of SN-driven winds ... More

Exploring high-density baryonic matter: Maximum freeze-out densityMay 18 2009Jan 21 2016The hadronic freeze-out line is calculated in terms of the net baryon density and the energy density instead of the usual T and mu_B. This analysis makes it apparent that the freeze-out density exhibits a maximum as the collision energy is decreased. ... More

Effects of Spin-Isospin Modes in Transport SimulationsMay 12 1997In-medium properties derived for nuclear matter in a microscopic pi + nucleon-hole + delta-hole model are incorporated into transport simulations of nuclear collisions by means of a local-density approximation and by utilizing a local medium frame. Certain ... More

Spin-Isospin Modes in Heavy-Ion Collisions I: Nuclear Matter at Finite TemperaturesDec 14 1994With a view towards implementation in microscopic transport simulations of heavy-ion collisions, the properties of spin-isospin modes are studied in nuclear matter consisting of nucleons and Delta isobars that interact by the exchange of pi and rho mesons. ... More

Testing limits of statistical hadronizationSep 26 2002Much of the energy of the nuclei colliding at RHIC or SPS is converted into final state hadronic particles. About a quarter of this energy is in baryons and antibaryons. There are nearly 10 strange quark pairs per central rapidity participant. Do we really ... More

Progress in nonequilibrium quantum field theory IIOct 25 2004We review recent developments for the description of nonequilibrium quantum fields, continuing hep-ph/0302210.

Progress in Nonequilibrium Quantum Field TheoryFeb 24 2003We review recent developments for the description of far-from-equilibrium dynamics of quantum fields and subsequent thermalization.

Holophotography with a diffraction gratingMar 28 2007Color encoding of depth is shown to occur naturally in images of objects observed through diffraction gratings under common white light illumination. A synthetic image is then obtained from a single point of view, a phenomenon that can be applied to stereophotography. ... More

Optica Precolombina Del PeruFeb 02 2007Archaeological American mirrors are common findings and the images obtained with them are often described by archaeologists as possessing high quality. However, photographs attesting this fact are rare, if any. To the best of my knowledge, only two papers ... More

The use of diffractive screens for electronic imagingSep 27 2006Diffractive screens are high-resolution elements with capability for generating holographic-like images from a sequence of planes where TV frames are seen oblique to it. If we project a sequence of contour lines of an object it could be seen in continuous ... More

La Nube: La Manera Mas Emocionante De Experimentar Espejos PlanosSep 29 2009Nov 03 2009ESPANOL: Una experiencia que parte del uso de un espejo plano colocado horizontalmente a la altura de la nariz del observador, que permite uma nueva dimension a la experiencia de ver imagenes com espejos simples, sirve para discutir lo que aun puede hacerse ... More

Olmec mirrors: an example of archaeological American mirrorsJan 30 2007Archaeological mirrors from the Olmec civilization are described according to bibliographic references and to personal observations and photographs.

New Exclusion Limits on Dark Gauge Forces from Proton Bremsstrahlung in Beam-Dump DataNov 15 2013We re-analyze published proton beam dump data taken at the U70 accelerator at IHEP Serpukhov with the $\nu$-calorimeter I experiment in 1989 to set mass-coupling limits for dark gauge forces. The corresponding data have been used for axion and light Higgs ... More

On gluon masses, colour symmetry, and a possible massive ninth gluonJun 13 1996Gluons acquire a determinate mass from quark loop radiative corrrections and self-interaction, when these are recomputed with the symmetrical theory of generalised functions. The colour symmetry may be~$U(3)$ instead of~$SU(3)$. The symmetry breaks spontaneously ... More

Nonperturbative SUSY Correlators at Finite TemperatureMar 16 1998We calculate finite temperature effects on a correlation function in the two dimensional supersymmetric nonlinear O(3) sigma model. The correlation function violates chiral symmetry and at zero temperature it has been shown to be a constant, which gives ... More

ON THE ORIGIN OF KALUZA-KLEIN STRUCTUREJun 07 1995It is suggested that quantum fluctuations of the light cone are at the origin of what appears at low energy to be a higher-dimensional structure over space-time. A model is presented which has but a finite number of Yang-Mills fields although the supplementary ... More

Exact trimer ground states on a spin-1 chainOct 22 1999We construct a new spin-1 model on a chain. Its ground state is determined exactly which is three-fold degenerate by breaking translational invariance. Thus we have trimerization. Excited states cannot be obtained exactly, but we determine a few low-lying ... More

Stability of Large Flocks: an ExampleFeb 03 2010Feb 09 2010The movement of a flock with a single leader (and a directed path from it to every agent) can be stabilized. Nonetheless for large flocks perturbations in the movement of the leader may grow to a considerable size as they propagate throughout the flock ... More

Extended Lyman-alpha emission from cold accretion streamsDec 19 2011Mar 07 2012{Abridged} We investigate the observability of cold accretion streams at redshift 3 via Lyman-alpha (Lya) emission and the feasibility of cold accretion as the main driver of Lya blobs (LABs). We run cosmological zoom simulations focusing on 3 halos spanning ... More

Polarisation of high-energy emission in a pulsar striped windJan 09 2007Recent observations of the polarisation of the optical pulses from the Crab pulsar motivated detailed comparative studies of the emission predicted by the polar cap, the outer gap and the two-pole caustics models. In this work, we study the polarisation ... More

Limit Set of Trajectories of the Coupled Viscous Burgers' EquationsJul 29 1996In this letter, a coupled system of viscous Burgers' equations with zero Dirichlet boundary conditions and appropriate initial data is considered. For the well-known single viscous Burgers' equation with zero Dirichlet boundary conditions, the zero equilibrium ... More

Modular Invariants and Generalized Halphen SystemsFeb 17 1999Generalized Halphen systems are solved in terms of functions that uniformize genus zero Riemann surfaces, with automorphism groups that are commensurable with the modular group. Rational maps relating these functions imply subgroup relations between their ... More

Modular Solutions to Equations of Generalized Halphen TypeApr 09 1998Apr 28 1998Solutions to a class of differential systems that generalize the Halphen system are determined in terms of automorphic functions whose groups are commensurable with the modular group. These functions all uniformize Riemann surfaces of genus zero and have ... More

CCM Calculations For The Ground-State Properties Of The One-Dimensional Spin-Half $J_1$--$J_2$ Model: Possible Evidence of Collinear Ordering for $J_2/J_1 > \frac 12$?Mar 07 2011In this article we investigate the linear-chain spin-half $J_1$--$J_2$ model by using high-order coupled cluster method (CCM) calculations. We employ three model states, namely, a nearest-neighbour (n.n.) N\'eel model state in which neighbouring spins ... More

Method 2 at NLOMay 27 2004This note describes a theoretical study of Wbb and Wjj final states at the Tevatron using the NLO program MCFM. We extensively study the effect of NLO corrections with respect to variations of input parameters such as the minimum jet p_T and the choice ... More