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Formation of Acetaldehyde on CO-rich IcesApr 12 2019The radicals HCO and CH$_3$ on carbon monoxide ice surfaces were simulated using density functional theory. Their binding energy on amorphous CO ice shows broad distributions, with approximative average values of 500 K for HCO and 200 K for CH$_3$. If ... More

Importance of tunneling in H-abstraction reactions by OH radicals: The case of CH4 + OH studied through isotope-substituted analogsDec 21 2016We present a combined experimental and theoretical study focussing on the quantum tunneling of atoms in the reaction between CH4 and OH. The importance of this reaction pathway is derived by investigating isotope substituted analogs. Quantitative reaction ... More

Formation of the prebiotic molecule NH$_2$CHO on astronomical amorphous solid water surfaces: accurate tunneling rate calculationsOct 04 2016Oct 10 2016Investigating how formamide forms in the interstellar medium is a hot topic in astrochemistry, which can contribute to our understanding of the origin of life on Earth. We have constructed a QM/MM model to simulate the hydrogenation of isocyanic acid ... More

Reaction Rates and Kinetic Isotope Effects of H$_2$ + OH $\rightarrow$ H$_2$O + HMay 27 2016We calculated reaction rate constants including atom tunneling of the reaction of dihydrogen with the hydroxy radical down to a temperature of 50 K. Instanton theory and canonical variational theory with microcanonical optimized multidimensional tunneling ... More

Tunneling Reaction Kinetics for the Hydrogen Abstraction Reaction H + H$_2$S -> H$_2$ + HS in the Interstellar MediumDec 06 2017The hydrogen abstraction reaction between H and H$_2$S, yielding HS and H$_2$ as products, has been studied within the framework of interstellar surface chemistry. High-temperature rate constants up to 2000 K are calculated in the gas phase and are in ... More

Influence of surface and bulk water ice on the reactivity of a water-forming reactionAug 18 2017On the surface of icy dust grains in the dense regions of the interstellar medium a rich chemistry can take place. Due to the low temperature, reactions that proceed via a barrier can only take place through tunneling. The reaction H + H$_2$O$_2$ $\rightarrow$ ... More

Atom Tunneling in the Water Formation Reaction H$_2$ + OH $\rightarrow$ H$_2$O + H on an Ice SurfaceAug 18 2017OH radicals play a key role as an intermediate in the water formation chemistry of the interstellar medium. For example the reaction of OH radicals with H$_2$ molecules is among the final steps in the astrochemical reaction network starting from O, O$_2$, ... More

Quantum tunneling during interstellar surface-catalyzed formation of water: the reaction H + H$_2$O$_2$ $\rightarrow$ H$_2$O + OHNov 28 2016The final step of the water formation network on interstellar grain surfaces starting from the H + O$_2$ route is the reaction between H and H$_2$O$_2$. This reaction is known to have a high activation energy and therefore at low temperatures it can only ... More

Machine Learning Meets Quantitative Planning: Enabling Self-Adaptation in Autonomous RobotsMar 10 2019Modern cyber-physical systems (e.g., robotics systems) are typically composed of physical and software components, the characteristics of which are likely to change over time. Assumptions about parts of the system made at design time may not hold at run ... More

Reversible magnetomechanical collapse: virtual touching and detachment of rigid inclusions in a soft elastic matrixOct 20 2018Soft elastic composite materials containing particulate rigid inclusions in a soft elastic matrix are candidates for developing soft actuators or tunable damping devices. The possibility to reversibly drive the rigid inclusions within such a composite ... More

Quarkonium Spectroscopy: Beyond One-Gluon ExchangeJul 09 2007In this work an improved potential model for quarkonium spectra (charmonium, bottomonium) is constructed. Beside the one-gluon exchange and a linear confinement potential, the model includes systematically effects from two-gluon exchange and the induced ... More

On uniform approximation to successive powers of a real numberMar 30 2016Apr 20 2016We establish new inequalities involving classical exponents of Diophantine approximation. This allows for improving on the work of Davenport, Schmidt and Laurent concerning the maximum value of the exponent $\hat{\lambda}_{n}(\zeta)$ among all real transcendental ... More

Duality for Lie-Rinehart algebras and the modular classFeb 08 1997Jan 29 2004We introduce a notion of duality for a Lie-Rinehart algebra giving certain bilinear pairings in its cohomology generalizing the usual notions of Poincar\'e duality in Lie algebra cohomology and de Rham cohomology. We show that the duality isomorphisms ... More

The singularities of Yang-Mills connections for bundles on a surface. I. The local modelNov 22 1994Let $\Sigma$ be a closed surface, $G$ a compact Lie group, not necessarily connected, with Lie algebra $g$, endowed with an adjoint action invariant scalar product, let $\xi \colon P \to \Sigma$ be a principal $G$-bundle, and pick a Riemannian metric ... More

Topological quantization of boundary forces and the integrated density of statesNov 08 2003For quantum systems described by Schr\"odinger operators on the half-space $\RR^{d-1}\times\RR^{leq 0}$ the boundary force per unit area and unit energy is topologically quantised provided the Fermi energy lies in a gap of the bulk spectrum. Under this ... More

On The Algebraic Characterization of Aperiodic Tilings Related To ADE-Root SystemsOct 14 1992Dec 30 1992\noindent The algebraic characterization of classes of locally isomorphic aperiodic tilings, being examples of quantum spaces, is conducted for a certain type of tilings in a manner proposed by A. Connes. These $2$-dimensional tilings are obtained by ... More

Comments on the distinction between color- and flavor-branes and new D3-D7 solutions with eight superchargesJul 07 2010We investigate the distinction between color- and flavor-branes, that is usually made in the context of gauge/string duality with backreacting flavors. Our remarks are based on a series of examples concerning the role of source terms in relatively simple ... More

Nonparametric estimation in functional linear models with second order stationary regressorsJan 27 2009We consider the problem of estimating the slope parameter in functional linear regression, where scalar responses Y1,...,Yn are modeled in dependence of second order stationary random functions X1,...,Xn. An orthogonal series estimator of the functional ... More

Deformations of asymptotically cylindrical G_2 manifoldsMay 30 2007Mar 11 2009We prove that for a 7-dimensional manifold M with cylindrical ends the moduli space of exponentially asymptotically cylindrical torsion-free G_2 structures is a smooth manifold (if non-empty), and study some of its local properties. We also show that ... More

Reduction of Multiple Harmonic Sums and Harmonic PolylogarithmsFeb 18 2004May 03 2004The alternating and non-alternating harmonic sums and other algebraic objects of the same equivalence class are connected by algebraic relations which are induced by the product of these quantities and which depend on their index calss rather than on ... More

Discovery Potential of MSSM Higgs Bosons with ATLASDec 19 2005In this article the potential of the ATLAS experiment to discover MSSM Higgs bosons is discussed. Various Monte-Carlo studies for SM Higgs boson production and dedicated MSSM Higgs boson analyses are taken into account to investigate the discovery potential ... More

Results on searches for new physics at HERAMay 13 2003The H1 and ZEUS collaborations have searched for signals of physics beyond the Standard Model in ep collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 301-319 GeV. During the HERA I phase each experiment accumulated an integrated luminosity of about 110 pb^{-1} ... More

BPS-like potential for compactifications of heterotic M-theory?Sep 09 2011Nov 07 2011We analyze the possibility to rewrite the action of Horava-Witten theory in a BPS-like form, which means that it is given as a sum of squares of the supersymmetry conditions. To this end we compactify the theory on a seven dimensional manifold of SU(3) ... More

Mutual information in interacting spin systemsMar 18 2013This thesis uses a quantity that is defined and justified by information theory -- mutual information -- to examine models of condensed matter systems. More precisely, it studies models which are made up out of ferromagnetically interacting spins. Quantum ... More

Recent development in parton shower multijet mergingJul 07 2016Higher order calculations are necessary to predict and describe measurements in high energy collider physics. In recent years multiple approaches to combine multiple next-to-leading (NLO) order corrections with parton showers had been presented. We present ... More

Efficient Completion of Weighted AutomataSep 13 2016We consider directed graphs with edge labels from a semiring. We present an algorithm that allows efficient execution of queries for existence and weights of paths, and allows updates of the graph: adding nodes and edges, and changing weights of existing ... More

Some notes on the regular graph defined by Schmidt and Summerer and uniform approximationJan 05 2016Jan 12 2016Within the study of parametric geometry of numbers W. Schmidt and L. Summerer introduced so-called regular graphs. Roughly speaking the successive minima functions for the classical simultaneous Diophantine approximation problem have a very special pattern ... More

Secure Numerical and Logical Multi Party OperationsNov 12 2015Jan 31 2016We derive algorithms for efficient secure numerical and logical operations using a recently introduced scheme for secure multi-party computation~\cite{sch15} in the semi-honest model ensuring statistical or perfect security. To derive our algorithms for ... More

Discrete quantum geometries and their effective dimensionOct 29 2015In several approaches towards a quantum theory of gravity, such as group field theory and loop quantum gravity, quantum states and histories of the geometric degrees of freedom turn out to be based on discrete spacetime. The most pressing issue is then ... More

Describing the Heat Transport of Turbulent Rayleigh--Bénard Convection by POD methodsOct 23 2015Rayleigh--B\'enard convection, which is the buoyancy-induced motion of a fluid enclosed between two horizontal plates, is an idealised setup to study thermal convection. We analyse the modes that transport the most heat between the plates by computing ... More

G-bundles on the absolute Fargues-Fontaine curveJun 03 2016We prove that the category of vector bundles on the absolute Fargues-Fontaine curve is canonically equivalent to the category of isocrystals. We deduce a similar result for G-bundles for some arbitrary reductive group G over a p-adic local field.

Measuring Object-Oriented Design PrinciplesFeb 23 2016The idea of automatizing the assessment of objectoriented design is not new. Different approaches define and apply their own quality models, which are composed of single metrics or combinations thereof, to operationalize software design. However, single ... More

Paradigm shifts. Part I. Collagen. Confirming and complementing the work of Henry SmallNov 27 2014Dec 07 2014The paradigm shift in collagen research during the early 1970s marked by the discovery of the collagen precursor molecule procollagen was traced using co-citation analysis and title word frequency determination, confirming previous work performed by Henry ... More

Change-point tests under local alternatives for long-range dependent processesJun 24 2015We consider the change-point problem for the marginal distribution of subordinated Gaussian processes that exhibit long-range dependence. The asymptotic distributions of Kolmogorov-Smirnov- and Cram\'er-von Mises type statistics are investigated. A special ... More

Normality of algebras over commutative rings, crossed pairs, and the Teichmueller classDec 22 2015Let S be a commutative unitary ring, Q a group that acts on S, and let R be the subring of S fixed under Q. A Q-normal S-algebra consists of a central S-algebra A and a homomorphism s from Q to the group Out(A) of outer automorphisms of A that lifts the ... More

Deformations of $Ξ(s)=Ξ(1-s)$ and the heat equationOct 13 2015This paper studies deformations of the well-known $\Xi(s)=\Xi(1-s)$ equation for the Riemann $\Xi$ function satisfied by $\Xi_\rho(s):=\int_{0}^\infty\frac{{\d}t}{t}{t^{\frac{s}{2}}}\Psi(t)e^{-\rho\ln^2(t)}$ where ${\Psi(t)=\sum_{n\in\mathbb{N}^+}e^{-\pi{n}^2t}}$. ... More

Matching effective few-nucleon theories to QCDSep 25 2015May 17 2016The emergence of complex macroscopic phenomena from a small set of parameters and microscopic concepts demonstrates the power and beauty of physical theories. A theory which relates the wealth of data and peculiarities found in nuclei to the small number ... More

The spinorial energy functional: solutions of the gradient flow on Berger spheresOct 16 2015We study the negative gradient flow of the spinorial energy functional (introduced by Ammann, Wei{\ss}, and Witt) on 3-dimensional Berger spheres. For a certain class of spinors we show that the Berger spheres collapse to a 2-dimensional sphere. Moreover, ... More

A General Multi-Party Protocol for Minimal Communication and Local ComputationAug 31 2015Jan 31 2016A client wishes to outsource computation on confidential data to a network of servers. He does not trust a server on its own, but believes that servers do not collude. To solve this problem we introduce a new scheme called \emph{JOS} for perfect security ... More

Drawing and Analyzing Causal DAGs with DAGittyAug 19 2015DAGitty is a software for drawing and analyzing causal diagrams, also known as directed acyclic graphs (DAGs). Functions include identification of minimal sufficient adjustment sets for estimating causal effects, diagnosis of insufficient or invalid adjustment ... More

Research at UNIS - The University Centre in Svalbard. A bibliometric studyMay 25 2014Jun 17 2014The scientific output 1994-2014 of the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) was bibliometrically analysed. It was found that the majority of the papers have been published as international cooperations and rank above world average. Analysis of the content ... More

Functional linear instrumental regression under second order stationarityMar 04 2016We consider the problem of estimating the slope parameter in functional linear instrumental regression, where in the presence of an instrument W, i.e., an exogenous random function, a scalar response Y is modeled in dependence of an endogenous random ... More

The Weight in EnumerationDec 02 2016In our setting enumeration amounts to generate all solutions of a problem instance without duplicates. We address the problem of enumerating the models of B-formulae. A B-formula is a propositional formula whose connectives are taken from a fixed set ... More

How Are Programs Found? Speculating About Language Ergonomics With Curry-HowardDec 02 2016Functional languages with strong static type systems have beneficial properties to help ensure program correctness and reliability. Surprisingly, their practical significance in applications is low relative to other languages lacking in those dimensions. ... More

The Martingale Property in the Context of Stochastic Differential EquationsJun 02 2013Apr 26 2015This note studies the martingale property of a nonnegative, continuous local martingale Z, given as a nonanticipative functional of a solution to a stochastic differential equation. The condition states that Z is a (uniformly integrable) martingale if ... More

Resonances associated to a closed hyperbolic trajectory in dimension 2Sep 12 2002We consider resonances in the semi-classical limit, generated by a single closed hyperbolic orbit, for an operator on ${\bf R}^2$. We determine all such resonancess in a domain independent of the semi-classical parameter As an application we determine ... More

Eigenvalue distributions and Weyl laws for semi-classical non-self-adjoint operators in 2 dimensionsApr 25 2008In this note we compare two recent results about the distribution of eigenvalues for semi-classical pseudodifferential operators in two dimensions. For classes of analytic operators A. Melin and the author obtained a complex Bohr-Sommerfeld rule, showing ... More

A vanishing theorem for characteristic classes of odd-dimensional manifold bundlesFeb 27 2009Mar 09 2010We show how the Atiyah-Singer family index theorem for both, usual and self-adjoint elliptic operators fits naturally into the framework of the Madsen-Tillmann-Weiss spectra. Our main theorem concerns bundles of odd-dimensional manifolds. Using completely ... More

The low-dimensional homotopy of the stable mapping class groupJul 06 2007Due to the deep work of Tillmann, Madsen, Weiss and Galatius, the cohomology of the stable mapping class group $\gaminf$ is known with rational or finite field coefficients. Little is known about the integral cohomology. In this paper, we study the first ... More

On uniform approximation to successive powers of a real numberMar 30 2016Jan 11 2017We establish new inequalities involving classical exponents of Diophantine approximation. This allows for improving on the work of Davenport, Schmidt and Laurent concerning the maximum value of the exponent $\hat{\lambda}_{n}(\zeta)$ among all real transcendental ... More

The Lie algebra perturbation lemmaAug 29 2007Oct 16 2007Let g be a differential graded Lie algebra and suppose given a contraction of chain complexes of g onto a general chain complex M. We show that the data determine an sh-Lie algebra structure on M, that is, a coalgebra perturbation of the coalgebra differential ... More

Jantzen sum formula for restricted Verma modules over affine Kac-Moody algebras at the critical levelDec 01 2012May 21 2013For a restricted Verma module of an affine Kac-Moody algebra at the critical level we describe the Jantzen filtration and give an alternating sum formula which corresponds to the Jantzen sum formula of a baby Verma module over a modular Lie algebra. This ... More

Even an infinite bureaucracy eventually makes a decisionApr 01 2014We show that the fact that a political decision filtered through a finite tree of committees gives a determined answer generalises in some sense to infinite trees. This implies a new special case of the Matroid Intersection Conjecture.

KMS states on the Toeplitz algebras of higher-rank graphsMay 23 2018The Toeplitz algebra $\mathcal{T}C^{*}(\Lambda)$ for a finite $k$-graph $\Lambda$ is equipped with a continuous one-parameter group $\alpha^{r}$ for each $ r\in \mathbb{R}^{k}$, obtained by composing the map $\mathbb{R} \ni t \to (e^{itr_{1}}, \dots , ... More

Collaborative Nested Sampling: Big Data vs. complex physical modelsJul 14 2017Oct 02 2018The data torrent unleashed by current and upcoming astronomical surveys demands scalable analysis methods. Many machine learning approaches scale well, but separating the instrument measurement from the physical effects of interest, dealing with variable ... More

Quantifying macroeconomic expectations in stock markets using Google TrendsMay 01 2018Among other macroeconomic indicators, the monthly release of U.S. unemployment rate figures in the Employment Situation report by the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics gets a lot of media attention and strongly affects the stock markets. I investigate ... More

Rational approximation to surfaces defined by polynomials in one variableJan 12 2016We study the rational approximation properties of special manifolds defined by a set of polynomials with rational coefficients. Mostly we will assume the case of all polynomials to depend on only one variable. In this case the manifold can be viewed as ... More

Power Utility Maximization in Discrete-Time and Continuous-Time Exponential Levy ModelsMar 29 2011Apr 26 2012Consider power utility maximization of terminal wealth in a 1-dimensional continuous-time exponential Levy model with finite time horizon. We discretize the model by restricting portfolio adjustments to an equidistant discrete time grid. Under minimal ... More

A compactification of the moduli space of self-maps of $\mathbb{CP}^1$ using stable mapsApr 29 2016We present a new compactification $M(d,n)$ of the moduli space of self-maps of $\mathbb{CP}^1$ of degree $d$ with $n$ markings. It is constructed via GIT from the stable maps moduli space $\ ar M_{0,n}(\mathbb{CP}^1 \times \mathbb{CP}^1, (1,d))$. We show ... More

Embedding simply connected 2-complexes in 3-space -- II. Rotation systemsSep 14 2017We prove that 2-dimensional simplicial complexes whose first homology group is trivial have topological embeddings in 3-space if and only if there are embeddings of their link graphs in the plane that are compatible at the edges and they are simply connected. ... More

Equivariant cohomology over Lie groupoids and Lie-Rinehart algebrasJul 31 2009Using the language and terminology of relative homological algebra, in particular that of derived functors, we introduce equivariant cohomology over a general Lie-Rinehart algebra and equivariant de Rham cohomology over a locally trivial Lie groupoid ... More

Ricci-flat deformations and special holonomyAug 03 2010Let G be one of the Ricci-flat holonomy groups SU(n), Sp(n), Spin(7) or G_2, and M a compact manifold of dimension 2n, 4n, 8 or 7, respectively. We prove that the natural map from the moduli space of torsion-free G-structures on M to the moduli space ... More

Real-analytic Eisenstein series via the Poincaré bundleJan 17 2018Feb 14 2018A classical construction of Katz gives a purely algebraic construction of real-analytic Eisenstein series using the Gau\ss--Manin connection on the universal elliptic curve. This approach gives a systematic way to study algebraic and $p$-adic properties ... More

On the spectrum of positive finite-rank operators with a partition of unity propertyMar 18 2014We characterize the spectrum of positive linear operators $T:X \to Y$, where $X$ and $Y$ are complex Banach function spaces with unit $1$, having finite rank and a partition of unity property. Then all the points in the spectrum are eigenvalues of $T$ ... More

Pseudo Maurer-Cartan perturbation algebra and pseudo perturbation lemmaDec 14 2018We introduce the pseudo Maurer-Cartan perturbation algebra, establish a structural result and explore the structure of this algebra. That structural result entails, as a consequence, what we refer to as the pseudo perturbation lemma. This lemma, in turn, ... More

Auslander-Reiten triangles and Grothendieck groups of triangulated categoriesApr 04 2019We prove that if the Auslander-Reiten triangles generate the relations for the Grothendieck group of a Hom-finite Krull-Schmidt triangulated category with a cogenerator, then the category has only finitely many isomorphism classes of indecomposable objects ... More

Inducing the LCP-ArrayJan 18 2011We show how to modify the linear-time construction algorithm for suffix arrays based on induced sorting (Nong et al., DCC'09) such that it computes the array of longest common prefixes (LCP-array) as well. Practical tests show that this outperforms recent ... More

Geometric invariants for non-archimedean semialgebraic setsMar 29 2016This survey paper explains how one can attach geometric invariants to semialgebraic sets defined over non-archimedean fields, using the theory of motivic integration of Hrushovski and Kazhdan. It also discusses tropical methods to compute these invariants ... More

On canonical bases and induction of $W$-graphsNov 11 2014A canonical basis in the sense of Lusztig is a basis of a free module over a ring of Laurent polynomials that is invariant under a certain semilinear involution and is obtained from a fixed "standard basis" through base change matrix with polynomials ... More

On Consistent Kinetic and Derivative Interactions for GravitonsSep 26 2014Apr 20 2015The only known fully ghost-free and consistent Lorentz-invariant kinetic term for a graviton (or indeed for any spin-2 field) is the Einstein-Hilbert term. Here we propose and investigate a new family of candidate kinetic interactions and their extensions ... More

A statistical test for Nested Sampling algorithmsJul 21 2014Dec 02 2014Nested sampling is an iterative integration procedure that shrinks the prior volume towards higher likelihoods by removing a "live" point at a time. A replacement point is drawn uniformly from the prior above an ever-increasing likelihood threshold. Thus, ... More

Paradigm shifts. Part II. Reverse Transcriptase. Analysis of reference stability and word frequenciesDec 07 2014Dec 09 2014The reverse transcription paradigm shift in RNA tumor virus research marked by the discovery of the reverse transcriptase in 1970 was traced using co-citation and title word frequency analysis. It is shown that this event is associated with a break in ... More

On the C*-algebraic approach to topological phases for insulatorsSep 21 2015Dec 22 2015The notion of a topological phase of an insulator is based on the concept of homotopy between Hamiltonians. It therefore depends on the choice of a topological space to which the Hamiltonians belong. We advocate that this space should be the $C^*$-algebra ... More

Rust-Bio - a fast and safe bioinformatics librarySep 09 2015We present Rust-Bio, the first general purpose bioinformatics library for the innovative Rust programming language. Rust-Bio leverages the unique combination of speed, memory safety and high-level syntax offered by Rust to provide a fast and safe set ... More

Descent of algebraic cyclesJun 08 2015We characterize universally generalizing morphisms which satisfy descent of algebraic cycles integrally as those universally generalizing morphisms which are surjective with generically reduced fibres. In doing so, we introduce a naive pull-back of cycles ... More

Pionless Effective Field Theory in Few-Nucleon SystemsJun 01 2015Jun 02 2015A systematic description of low-energy observables in light nuclei is presented. The effective field theory formalism without pions is extended to: i) predictions with next-to-leading-order (non-perturbatively) accuracy for the 4-helium binding energy ... More

On self-adjointness of Poisson summationJan 04 2015Oct 14 2015We show that a combination of well-known operators, namely $\I{\tau}\circ{H}\circ\Ps$ is self-adjoint and {\em ad-hoc} related to the $\zeta$ function. Here ${\tau}$ is an involution appearing in Weil's positivity criteria needed for hermitrization, $H$ ... More

Statistical mechanics of the inverse Ising problem and the optimal objective functionNov 14 2016The inverse Ising problem seeks to reconstruct the parameters of an Ising Hamiltonian on the basis of spin configurations sampled from the Boltzmann measure. Recently, strategies to solve the inverse Ising problem based on convex optimisation have proven ... More

New Methods to Improve Large-Scale Microscopy Image Analysis with Prior Knowledge and UncertaintyAug 30 2016Multidimensional imaging techniques provide powerful ways to examine various kinds of scientific questions. The routinely produced datasets in the terabyte-range, however, can hardly be analyzed manually and require an extensive use of automated image ... More

The spectrogram expansion of Wigner functionsJul 01 2016Wigner functions generically attain negative values and hence are not probability densities. We prove an asymptotic expansion of Wigner functions in terms of Hermite spectrograms, which are probability densities. The expansion provides exact formulas ... More

Standard and non-standard metarefraction with confocal lenslet arraysJan 21 2009A recent paper demonstrated that two lenslet arrays with focal lengths f_1 and f_2, separated by f_1 + f_2, change the direction of transmitted light rays approximately like the interface between isotropic media with refractive indices n_1 and n_2, where ... More

Poisson structures on certain moduli spaces for bundles on a surfaceNov 23 1994Let $\Sigma$ be a closed surface, $G$ a compact Lie group, with Lie algebra $g$, and $\xi \colon P \to \Sigma$ a principal $G$-bundle. In earlier work we have shown that the moduli space $N(\xi)$ of central Yang- Mills connections, for appropriate additional ... More

Smooth structures on certain moduli spaces for bundles on a surfaceNov 23 1994Let $\Sigma$ be a closed surface, $G$ a compact Lie group, with Lie algebra $g$, $\xi \colon P \to \Sigma$ a principal $G$-bundle, let $N(\xi)$ denote the moduli space of central Yang-Mills connections on $\xi$, for suitably chosen additional data, and ... More

The singularities of Yang-Mills connections for bundles on a surface. II. The stratificationNov 22 1994Let $\Sigma$ be a closed surface, $G$ a compact Lie group, not necessarily connected, with Lie algebra $g$, endowed with an adjoint action invariant scalar product, let $\xi \colon P \to \Sigma$ be a principal $G$-bundle, and pick a Riemannian metric ... More

Symplectic and Poisson structures of certain moduli spacesDec 14 1993Symplectic and Poisson structures of certain moduli spaces/Huebschmann,J./ Abstract: Let $\pi$ be the fundamental group of a closed surface and $G$ a Lie group with a biinvariant metric, not necessarily positive definite. It is shown that a certain construction ... More

Topological Bragg Peaks And How They Characterise Point SetsSep 29 2013Bragg peaks in point set diffraction show up as eigenvalues of a dynamical system. Topological Bragg peaks arrise from topological eigenvalues and determine the torus parametrisation of the point set. We will discuss how qualitative properties of the ... More

Non Commutative Geometry of Tilings and Gap LabellingMar 17 1994Apr 22 1994To a given tiling a non commutative space and the corresponding C*-algebra are constructed. This includes the definition of a topology on the groupoid induced by translations of the tiling. The algebra is also the algebra of observables for discrete models ... More

Topological equivalence of tilingsSep 26 1996We introduce a notion of equivalence on tilings which is formulated in terms of their local structure. We compare it with the known concept of locally deriving one tiling from another and show that two tilings of finite type are topologically equivalent ... More

Constraining fast-roll inflationMay 25 2012Sep 10 2012We present constraints on how far single field inflation may depart from the familiar slow-roll paradigm. Considering a fast-roll regime while requiring a (near)-scale-invariant power spectrum introduces large self-interactions for the field and consequently ... More

Status of Polarized and Unpolarized Deep Inelastic ScatteringOct 16 2005The current status of deep inelastic scattering is briefly reviewed. We discuss future theoretical developments desired and measurements needed to further complete our understanding of the picture of nucleons at short distances.

Harmonic Sums and Mellin TransformsJun 24 1999The finite and infinite harmonic sums form the general basis for the Mellin transforms of all individual functions $f_i(x)$ describing inclusive quantities such as coefficient and splitting functions which emerge in massless field theories. We discuss ... More

${\cal O}(α^2 L^2)$ radiative corrections to deep inelastic $ep$ scattering for different kinematical variablesMar 22 1994The QED radiative corrections are calculated in the leading log approximation up to ${\cal O}(\alpha^2)$ for different definitions of the kinematical variables using jet measurement, the 'mixed' variables, the double angle method, and a measurement based ... More

Charge-spin separation in one-dimensional metals and insulatorsNov 07 1997I discuss origin and possible experimental manifestations of charge-spin separation in 1D Luttinger and Luther-Emery liquids, the latter describing 1D Mott and Peierls insulators and superconductors. Emphasis is on photoemission where the spectral function ... More

The growth dynamics of German business firmsJun 16 2000We determine the distribution of size and growthrates of German business firms in 1987-1997. We find a log-normal size distribution. The distribution of growth rates has fat tails. It can be fitted to an exponential in a narrow central region and is dominated ... More

Generalizations of a result of Jarnik on simultaneous approximationOct 24 2014Mar 08 2016Consider a non-increasing function $\Psi$ from the positive reals to the positive reals with decay $o(1/x)$ as $x$ tends to infinity. Jarnik proved in 1930 that there exist real numbers $\zeta_{1},...,\zeta_{k}$ together with $1$ linearly independent ... More

Negative Call PricesApr 09 2012Jan 02 2013We show that the existence of an equivalent local martingale measure for asset prices does not prevent negative prices for European calls written on positive stock prices. In particular, we illustrate that many standard no-arbitrage arguments implicitly ... More

Hedging under arbitrageMar 25 2010May 29 2011It is shown that delta hedging provides the optimal trading strategy in terms of minimal required initial capital to replicate a given terminal payoff in a continuous-time Markovian context. This holds true in market models where no equivalent local martingale ... More

Slices for lifted tangent and cotangent actionsSep 02 2005Given a Lie group G, a G-manifold M, and a point b of M with compact stabilizer, we construct slices for the lifted tangent and cotangent actions at a pre-image of b in terms of a slice for the G-action on M at the point b. We interpret the slice for ... More

Deformations of glued G_2-manifoldsSep 24 2008Oct 13 2009We study how a gluing construction, which produces compact manifolds with holonomy G_2 from matching pairs of asymptotically cylindrical G_2-manifolds, behaves under deformations. We show that the gluing construction defines a smooth map from a moduli ... More

A Tannakian classification of torsors on the projective lineMar 02 2017In this small note we present a Tannakian proof of the theorem of Grothendieck-Harder on the classification of torsors under a reductive group on the projective line over a field.