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From quantum to classical modelling of radiation reaction: a focus on the radiation spectrumFeb 08 2018Soon available multi petawatt ultra-high-intensity (UHI) lasers will allow us to probe high-amplitude electromagnetic fields interacting with either ultra-relativistic electron beams or hot plasmas in the so-called moderately quantum regime. The correct ... 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

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

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.

Infrared dynamic polarizability of HD+ rovibrational statesJun 07 2011A calculation of dynamic polarizabilities of rovibrational states with vibrational quantum number $v=0-7$ and rotational quantum number $J=0,1$ in the 1s$\sigma_g$ ground-state potential of HD$^+$ is presented. Polarizability contributions by transitions ... More

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spin diffusion of the t-J modelDec 12 1994Dec 13 1994The spin-diffusion constant of the 2D $t-J$ model is calculated for the first time using an analytical approach at high temperatures and a recently-developed numerical method based on the Lanczos technique combined with random sampling in the intermediate ... More

Computational Ergodicity of $s^4$Nov 07 1994It is known that there are four-manifolds which are not algorithmically recognizable. This implies that there exist triangulations of these manifolds which are separated by large barriers from the point of view of the computer algorithm. We have not observed ... More

On the exponential bound in four dimensional simplicial gravityMay 11 1994Simplicial quantum gravity has been proposed as a regularization for four dimensional quantum gravity. The partition function is constructed by performing a weighted sum over all triangulations of the 4-sphere. The model is well-defined only if the number ... More

Distance growth of quantum states due to initial system--environment correlationsMay 03 2010Intriguing features of the distance between two arbitrary states of an open quantum system are identified that are induced by initial system-environment correlations. As an example, we analyze a qubit dephasingly coupled to a bosonic environment. Within ... More

Effective fermion kinematics from a modified quantum gravityJun 11 2015Sep 05 2016We consider a classical fermion and a classical scalar, propagating on two different kinds of 4-dimensional diffeomorphism breaking gravity backgrounds, and we derive the one-loop effective dispersion relation for matter, after integrating out gravitons. ... More

Negative Screenings in Conformal Field Theory and 2D Gravity: The Braiding MatrixApr 20 1999We consider an extension of the Coulomb gas picture which is motivated by Liouville theory and contains negative powers of screening operators on the same footing as positive ones. The braiding problem for chiral vertex operators in this extended framework ... More

High-Order Coupled Cluster Method (CCM) Formalism 2 -- "Generalised" Expectation Values: Spin-Spin Correlation Functions for Frustrated and Unfrustrated 2D AntiferromagnetsNov 27 2009Recent 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. In this article, we describe how "generalised" expectation values for a wide range of one- and two-body ... More

Solution of the Skyrme-Hartree-Fock equations in the Cartesian deformed harmonic oscillator basis. (I) The methodNov 17 1996We describe a method of solving the nuclear Skyrme-Hartree-Fock problem by using a deformed Cartesian harmonic oscillator basis. The complete list of expressions required to calculate local densities, total energy, and self-consistent fields is presented, ... More

Impact of LISA's low frequency sensitivity on observations of massive black hole mergersNov 22 2004LISA will be able to detect gravitational waves from inspiralling massive black hole (MBH) binaries out to redshifts z > 10. If the binary masses and luminosity distances can be extracted from the LISA data stream, this information can be used to reveal ... More

Symmetry and Stability of Homogenuous Flocks. A Position PaperOct 24 2018The study of the movement of flocks, whether biological or technological is motivated by the desire to understand the capability of coherent motion of a large number of agents that only receive very limited information. In a biological flock a large group ... More

Applications harmoniques et hyperbolicité des domaines tubesOct 26 2006An application of the Zalcman renormalization theorem to harmonic functions shows that the limit functions are nonconstant affine. Extensions of this method are given for maps with values in a torus or in a complex Lie groups. As an application, we give ... More

Transport properties of electrons and holes in a CuO2 layer doped by field effectMar 06 2002Apr 17 2002We propose a model for explaining the recent results obtained by J. Schon et al (1,2) on transport properties of electrons and holes in one plane of CuO2 in a layered cuprate (CaCuO2) where the carriers are created using a field effect transistor (FET). ... More

Hall effect in the normal state of high Tc cupratesOct 06 2003We propose a model for explaining the dependence in temperature of the Hall effect of high Tc cuprates in the normal state in various materials. They all show common features: a decrease of the Hall coefficient RH with temperature and a universal law, ... More

Metastability and paramagnetism in superconducting mesoscopic disksAug 24 1999Dec 22 1999A projected order parameter is used to calculate, not only local minima of the Ginzburg-Landau energy functional, but also saddle points or energy barriers responsible for the metastabilities observed in superconducting mesoscopic disks (Geim et al. Nature ... More

Jitter Self-Compton Process: GeV Emission of GRB 100728AMar 02 2012Jitter radiation, the emission of relativistic electrons in a random and small-scale magnetic field, has been applied to explain the gamma-ray burst (GRB) prompt emission. The seed photons produced from jitter radiation can be scattered by thermal/nonthermal ... More

The spin-1/2 J1-J2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet on the square lattice: Exact diagonalization for N=40 spinsSep 21 2009We present numerical exact results for the ground state and the low-lying excitations for the spin-1/2 J1-J2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet on finite square lattices of up to N=40 sites. Using finite-size extrapolation we determine the ground-state energy, ... More

Infinite series of magnetization plateaus in the frustrated dimer-plaquette chainJul 06 2001The dimer-plaquette chain undergoes a first order transition driven by frustration to an orthogonal dimer ground state. We analyze the magnetization curve in this orthogonal dimer regime. Besides of the recently found magnetization plateaus at m=1/4 and ... More

Sequence of first-order quantum phase transitions in a frustrated spin half dimer-plaquette chainJun 27 2002We study the frustrated dimer-plaquette quantum spin chain for ferromagnetic dimer bonds. This quantum system undergoes a series of first-order ground-state phase transitions driven by frustration or by a magnetic field. We find that the different nature ... More

Spectral triples and aperiodic orderOct 01 2010Oct 22 2010We construct spectral triples for compact metric spaces (X, d). This provides us with a new metric d_s on X. We study its relation with the original metric d. When X is a subshift space, or a discrete tiling space, and d satisfies certain bounds we advocate ... More

On superstatistics of energy for a free quantum Brownian particleApr 16 2019We consider energetics of a free quantum Brownian particle coupled to thermostat of temperature $T$ and study this problem in terms of the lately formulated quantum analogue of the energy equipartition theorem. We show how this quantum counterpart can ... More

A term-rewriting system for computer quantum algebraSep 25 2008Existing computer algebra packages do not fully support quantum mechanics calculations in Dirac's notation. I present the foundation for building such support: a mathematical system for the symbolic manipulation of expressions used in the invariant formalism ... More

On Weierstraß semigroups at one and two points and their corresponding Poincaré seriesMar 30 2009Jun 29 2011The aim of this paper is to introduce and investigate the Poincar\'e series associated with the Weierstra{\ss} semigroup of one and two rational points at a (not necessarily irreducible) non-singular projective algebraic curve defined over a finite field, ... More

Testing Skyrme energy-density functionals with the QRPA in low-lying vibrational states of rare-earth nucleiMay 19 2011Although nuclear energy density functionals are determined primarily by fitting to ground state properties, they are often applied in nuclear astrophysics to excited states, usually through the quasiparticle random phase approximation (QRPA). Here we ... More

Self-consistent description of multipole strength: systematic calculationsMar 26 2006We use the quasiparticle random phase approximation with a few Skyrme density functionals to calculate strength functions in the Jpi = 0+, 1-, and 2+ channels for even Ca, Ni, and Sn isotopes, from the proton drip line to the neutron drip line. We show ... More

Local minimizers and low energy paths in a model of material microstructure with a surface energy termSep 22 2008A family of integral functionals F which, in a simplified way, model material microstructure occupying a two-dimensional domain D and which take account of surface energy and a variable well-depth is studied. It is shown that there is a critical well-depth, ... More

Absence of pairing in atomic Fermi gasesMay 11 2010May 18 2010Some thoughts regarding pairing in atomic Fermi gases were considered, meant for starting discussion on the topic.

Unified treatment of multisymplectic 3-forms in dimension 6May 06 2004On a 6-dimensional real vector space $V$ there are three types of multisymplectic 3-forms. We present in this paper a unified treatment of these three types. Forms of each type represent a subset of $\Lambda^3 V^*$. In two cases they are open subsets, ... More

On one-homogeneous solutions to elliptic systems with spatial variable dependence in two dimensionsSep 23 2008We extend the result of D. Phillips (On one-homogeneous solutions to elliptic systems in two dimensions. C. R. Math. Acad. Sci. Paris 335 (2002), no. 1, 39-42) by showing that one-homogeneous solutions of certain elliptic systems in divergence form either ... More

Microscopic calculation of the phonon-roton branch in superfluid $^4$HeJul 29 1996Diffusion Monte Carlo results for the phonon-roton excitation branch in bulk liquid $^4$He at zero temperature are presented. The sign problem associated to the excited wave function has been dealt both with the fixed-node approximation and the released-node ... More

Direct Photon Production in Proton-Nucleus and Nucleus-Nucleus CollisionsJun 01 2011Prompt photons produced in a hard reaction are not accompanied with any final state interaction, either energy loss or absorption. Therefore, besides the Cronin enhancement at medium transverse momenta pT and small isotopic corrections at larger pT, one ... More

Globally controlled fault tolerant quantum computationJul 08 2007We describe a method to execute globally controlled quantum information processing which admits a fault tolerant quantum error correction scheme. Our scheme nominally uses three species of addressable two-level systems which are arranged in a one dimensional ... More

Superballistic Diffusion of Entanglement in Disordered Spin ChainsJun 06 2005Sep 12 2005We study the dynamics of a single excitation in an infinite XXZ spin chain, which is launched from the origin. We study the time evolution of the spread of entanglement in the spin chain and obtain an expression for the second order spatial moment of ... More

Strangeness and Quark Gluon PlasmaMay 25 2003A brief summary of strangeness mile stones is followed by a chemical non-equilibrium statistical hadronization analysis of strangeness results at SPS and RHIC. Strange particle production in AA interactions at \sqrt{s_{NN}}\ge 8.6 GeV can be understood ... More

Breakdown of step-flow growth in unstable homoepitaxyJan 13 2004Two mechanisms for the breakdown of step flow growth, in the sense of the appearance of steps of opposite sign to the original vicinality, are studied by kinetic Monte Carlo simulations and scaling arguments. The first mechanism is the nucleation of islands ... More

What does the CCFR measurement of the Gross--Llewelyn Smith sum rule tell us?Oct 14 1994Oct 18 1994Recently the CCFR Collaboration reported the measurement of the Gross--Llewellyn Smith sum rule %at $Q^2=3\; \mr{GeV}^2$: $\int^{1}_{0}\mr{d}F_{3}^{\nu p+\bare{\nu}p}(x,Q^2=3\;\mr{GeV}^2)= 2.50\pm 0.018(\mr{stat})$. Subsequently Kataev and Sidorov analyzed ... More

Parton-Hadron duality in event generatorsAug 28 1992Sep 04 1992The validity of local parton-hadron duality within the framework of HERWIG and JETSET event generators is investigated. We concentrate on ${\rm e}^{+}{\rm e}^{-}$ annihilations in LEP 2 energy range as these interactions provide theoretically the cleanest ... More

Accretion by GalaxiesMar 14 2000Both theory and observation indicate that galaxies like the Milky Way accrete matter at the rate of a few Msun per year.

Complexity fits the fittestDec 11 2012In this paper we shall relate computational complexity to the principle of natural selection. We shall do this by giving a philosophical account of complexity versus universality. It seems sustainable to equate universal systems to complex systems or ... More

Quantum field effects in coupled atomic and molecular Bose-Einstein condensatesJun 21 2001This paper examines the parameter regimes in which coupled atomic and molecular Bose-Einstein condensates do not obey the Gross-Pitaevskii equation. Stochastic field equations for coupled atomic and molecular condensates are derived using the functional ... More

Interaction of antiprotons with nucleiOct 26 2015We performed fully self-consistent calculations of $\bar{p}$-nuclear bound states using a complex ${\bar p}$-nucleus potential accounting for $\bar{p}$-atom data. While the real part of the potential is constructed within the relativistic mean-field (RMF) ... More

Composite resonances and their impact on the EW chiral LagrangianNov 12 2015In this talk we study the low-energy effective couplings generated by strongly-coupled electroweak models that contain heavy composite resonances. Invariance under $SU(2)_L\times SU(2)_R$ is a key ingredient in the construction of the resonance action. ... More

Hausdorff dimension of boundaries of self-affine tiles in R^nJan 15 1997We present a new method to calculate the Hausdorff dimension of a certain class of fractals: boundaries of self-affine tiles. Among the interesting aspects are that even if the affine contraction underlying the iterated function system is not conjugated ... More