Results for "K. Mulrey"

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Calibration of the LOFAR low-band antennas using the Galaxy and a model of the signal chainMar 14 2019The LOw-Frequency ARray (LOFAR) is used to make precise measurements of radio emission from extensive air showers, yielding information about the primary cosmic ray. Interpreting the measured data requires an absolute and frequency-dependent calibration ... More
Thunderstorm electric fields probed by extensive air showers through their polarized radio emissionMar 14 2017Mar 20 2017We observe a large fraction of circular polarization in radio emission from extensive air showers recorded during thunderstorms, much higher than in the emission from air showers measured during fair-weather circumstances. We show that the circular polarization ... More
Energy and Flux Measurements of Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays Observed During the First ANITA FlightJun 17 2015Feb 08 2016The first flight of the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) experiment recorded 16 radio signals that were emitted by cosmic-ray induced air showers. For 14 of these events, this radiation was reflected from the ice. The dominant contribution ... More
Search for Cosmic Particles with the Moon and LOFARSep 21 2016The low flux of the ultra-high energy cosmic rays (UHECR) at the highest energies provides a challenge to answer the long standing question about their origin and nature. A significant increase in the number of detected UHECR is expected to be achieved ... More
Measurement of the circular polarization in radio emission from extensive air showers confirms emission mechanismsNov 02 2016Nov 19 2016We report here on a novel analysis of the complete set of four Stokes parameters that uniquely determine the linear and/or circular polarization of the radio signal for an extensive air shower. The observed dependency of the circular polarization on azimuth ... More
Accelerator measurements of magnetically-induced radio emission from particle cascades with applications to cosmic-ray air showersJul 27 2015Apr 22 2016For fifty years, cosmic-ray air showers have been detected by their radio emission. We present the first laboratory measurements that validate electrodynamics simulations used in air shower modeling. An experiment at SLAC provides a beam test of radio-frequency ... More
Measurement of the circular polarization in radio emission from extensive air showers confirms emission mechanismsNov 02 2016We report here on a novel analysis of the complete set of four Stokes parameters that uniquely determine the linear and/or circular polarization of the radio signal for an extensive air shower. The observed dependency of the circular polarization on azimuth ... More
Characteristics of Four Upward-pointing Cosmic-ray-like Events Observed with ANITAMar 16 2016Jun 29 2016We report on four radio-detected cosmic-ray (CR) or CR-like events observed with the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA), a NASA-sponsored long-duration balloon payload. Two of the four were previously identified as stratospheric CR air showers ... More
Antarctic Surface Reflectivity Measurements from the ANITA-3 and HiCal-1 ExperimentsMar 01 2017Jun 21 2017The primary science goal of the NASA-sponsored ANITA project is measurement of ultra-high energy neutrinos and cosmic rays, observed via radio-frequency signals resulting from a neutrino- or cosmic ray- interaction with terrestrial matter (atmospheric ... More
The HiCal 2 Instrument: Calibration and Antarctic Surface Reflectivity Measurement for the ANITA ExperimentOct 30 2017The NASA supported High-Altitude Calibration (HiCal)-2 instrument flew as a companion balloon to the ANITA-4 experiment in December 2016. Based on a HV discharge pulser producing radio-frequency (RF) calibration pulses, HiCal-2 comprised two payloads, ... More
Constraints on the diffuse high-energy neutrino flux from the third flight of ANITAMar 07 2018Jun 18 2018The Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA), a NASA long-duration balloon payload, searches for radio emission from interactions of ultra-high-energy neutrinos in polar ice. The third flight of ANITA (ANITA-III) was launched in December 2014 and ... More
A comprehensive analysis of anomalous ANITA events disfavors a diffuse tau-neutrino flux originNov 18 2018Feb 05 2019Recently, the ANITA collaboration reported on two upward-going extensive air shower events consistent with a primary particle that emerges from the surface of the ice. These events may be of $\nu_\tau$ origin, in which the neutrino interacts within the ... More
Observation of an Unusual Upward-going Cosmic-ray-like Event in the Third Flight of ANITAMar 14 2018We report on an upward traveling, radio-detected cosmic-ray-like impulsive event with characteristics closely matching an extensive air shower. This event, observed in the third flight of the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA), a NASA-sponsored ... More
Antarctic Surface Reflectivity Calculations and Measurements from the ANITA-4 and HiCal-2 ExperimentsJan 26 2018The balloon-borne HiCal radio-frequency (RF) transmitter, in concert with the ANITA radio-frequency receiver array, is designed to measure the Antarctic surface reflectivity in the RF wavelength regime. The amplitude of surface-reflected transmissions ... More
Constraints on the ultra-high energy cosmic neutrino flux from the fourth flight of ANITAFeb 11 2019The ANtarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) NASA long-duration balloon payload completed its fourth flight in December 2016, after 28 days of flight time. ANITA is sensitive to impulsive broadband radio emission from interactions of ultra-high-energy ... More
Dynamic tunable notch filters for the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA)Sep 13 2017The Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) is a NASA long-duration balloon experiment with the primary goal of detecting ultra-high-energy ($>10^{18}\,\mbox{eV}$) neutrinos via the Askaryan Effect. The fourth ANITA mission, ANITA-IV, recently flew ... More
Upward-Pointing Cosmic-Ray-like Events Observed with ANITASep 30 2018These proceedings address a recent publication by the ANITA collaboration of four upward- pointing cosmic-ray-like events observed in the first flight of ANITA. Three of these events were consistent with stratospheric cosmic-ray air showers where the ... More
On the Topology induced by Probabilistic Modular spacesMay 14 2013In this note, we investigate some topological properties of probabilistic modular spaces.
A Compton Thick AGN Powering the Hyperluminous Infrared Galaxy IRAS 00182--7112Aug 01 2007We present X-ray observations of the Hyperluminous Infrared Galaxy (HLIRG) IRAS 00182--7112 (F00183--7111) obtained using the XMM-Newton EPIC camera. A luminous hard X-ray source co-incident with the nucleus is revealed, along with weaker soft X-ray emission ... More
Triplet Pairing Superconductivity Induced by Short-Range Ferromagnetic Correlations in Sr$_2$RuO$_4$Aug 05 2005The microscopic origin of triplet superconductivity in Sr$_2$RuO$_4$ is discussed, paying attention to the role of Coulomb interaction, $U_{pp}$, at the O site. It is shown on the $d$-$p$ model that $U_{pp}$ induces a ferromagnetic exchange interaction ... More
Aspects of the inverse problem for the Toda chainJul 15 2013May 01 2015We generalize Babelon's approach to equations in dual variables so as to be able to treat new types of operators which we build out of the sub-constituents of the model's monodromy matrix. Further, we also apply Sklyanin's recent monodromy matrix identities ... More
Fine structure of the asymptotic expansion of cyclic integralsJan 20 2010The asymptotic expansion of $n$-dimensional cyclic integrals was expressed as a series of functionals acting on the symmetric function involved in the cyclic integral. In this article, we give an explicit formula for the action of these functionals on ... More
Asymptotic analysis and quantum integrable modelsAug 25 2015This habilitation thesis reviews the progress made by the author respectively to studying various asymptotic regimes of correlation functions in quantum integrable models.
Scalar and vector form factors of the in-medium nucleonJul 12 2003Nov 07 2003Using the quark-meson coupling model, we calculate the form factors at sigma- and omega-nucleon strong-interaction vertices in nuclear matter. The Peierls-Yoccoz projection technique is used to take account of center of mass and recoil corrections. We ... More
Single vortex in a 2D optical latticesMar 03 2004Sep 22 2004The paper has been withdrawn due to technical reason.
The high-field magnetic white dwarf LP 790-29: not a fast rotatorDec 04 2001We have investigated the nature of the magnetic white dwarf LP 790-29 = LHS 2293 by polarimetric monitoring, searching for short-term variability. No periodicity was found and we can exclude rotation periods between 4 sec and 1.5 hour with a high confidence. ... More
Study of the Radiation Hardness of Vcsel and Pin ArraysJan 06 2009The silicon trackers of the ATLAS experiment at LHC (CERN) use optical links for data transmission. VCSEL arrays operating at 850 nm are used to transmit optical signals while PIN arrays are used to convert the optical signals into electrical signals. ... More
New Results on Tau LeptonNov 22 2003This is a review of new results on the Tau lepton. The lifetime has been measured with improved precision, allowing the test of lepton universality to 0.2% level. There are several new measurements of the branching ratios for the hadronic decays, including ... More
Convergence of ray sequences of Pade approximants to 2F1(a,1;c;z), c>a>0Jan 05 2009The Pad\'e table of $\phantom{}_2F_1(a,1;c;z)$ is normal for $c>a>0$ (cf. \cite{3}). For $m \geq n-1$ and $c \notin {\zz}^{\phantom{}^-}$, the denominator polynomial $Q_{mn}(z)$ in the $[m/n]$ Pad\'e approximant $P_{mn}(z)/Q_{mn}(z)$ for $\phantom{}_2F_1(a,1;c;z)$ ... More
Bounds for extreme zeros of some classical orthogonal polynomialsNov 04 2011We derive upper bounds for the smallest zero and lower bounds for the largest zero of Laguerre, Jacobi and Gegenbauer polynomials. Our approach uses mixed three term recurrence relations satisfied by polynomials corresponding to different parameter(s) ... More
Zeros of linear combinations of Laguerre polynomials from different sequencesDec 03 2008We study interlacing properties of the zeros of two types of linear combinations of Laguerre polynomials with different parameters, namely $R_n=L_n^{\alpha}+aL_{n}^{\alpha'}$ and $S_n=L_n^{\alpha}+bL_{n-1}^{\alpha'}$. Proofs and numerical counterexamples ... More
On Form Factors of the conjugated field in the non-linear Schröodinger modelMay 05 2011Izergin-Korepin's lattice discretization of the non-linear Schr\"odinger model along with Oota's inverse problem provides one with determinant representations for the form factors of the lattice discretized conjugated field operator. We prove that these ... More
High Kondo temperature (TK ~ 80 K) in self-assembled InAs quantum dots laterally coupled to nanogap electrodesAug 19 2008We have fabricated single electron tunneling structures by forming nanogap metallic electrodes directly upon single self-assembled InAs quantum dots (QDs). The fabricated samples exhibited clear Coulomb blockade effects. Furthermore, a clear Kondo effect ... More
Probing internucleus potential with large-angle quasi-elastic scatteringMay 08 2006Recent measurements for fusion cross section at energies around the Coulomb barrier have systematically indicated a significant deviation of fusion cross sections from a prediction of double-folding model. It has been argued that the deviation can be ... More
Microscopic Theory of Trapped Two-Dimensional Bose GasMar 29 2005This report is based on my incomplete Phd thesis. The final part of the work on the 2D Yukawa bosons/vortices in a confined geometry is not complete and subject to futher development.
New Results on ATLAS Pixel Opto-LinkJan 30 2002We present new results on the optical link for the pixel detector of the ATLAS experiment. An optical package of novel design has been developed for the opto-link. The design is based on a simple connector-type concept and is made of radiation-hard material. ... More
A Novel Optical Package for ATLAS Pixel DetectorMar 10 2001An optical package of novel design has been developed for the ATLAS pixel detector. The package contains two VCSELs and one PIN diode to transmit and receive optical signals. The design is based on a simple connector-type concept and is made of radiation-hard ... More
Radiation-Hard Optical Link for SLHCDec 29 2008We study the feasibility of fabricating an optical link for the SLHC ATLAS silicon tracker based on the current pixel optical link architecture. The electrical signals between the current pixel modules and the optical modules are transmitted via micro-twisted ... More
An MT-Style Optical Package for Optical Data TransmissionMar 03 2003An optical package for mounting VCSEL and PIN diodes for transmitting and receiving optical signals has been developed. The diodes couple to the fibers in a commercial MT connector. The package is quite compact with its physical size significantly smaller ... More
Thermodynamic Phase Diagram of the Quantum Hall Skyrmion SystemAug 22 1999We numerically study the interacting quantum Hall skyrmion system based on the Chern-Simons action. By noticing that the action is invariant under global spin rotations in the spin space with respect to the magnetic field direction, we obtain the low-energy ... More
New CLEO II Results on Charm Hadron DecaysFeb 04 2002We present new results on charm hadron decays from the CLEO II experiment. The D*+ width is measured for the first time, Gamma(D*+) = 96 +- 4 +- 22 keV. The semileptonic decay branching fractions are determined to be B(D+ --> Kbar*0 e+ nu_e) = (6.7 +- ... More
Tau2000 Conference SummaryMar 10 2001This is a review of some of the highlights of the 6th workshop on the physics of the tau lepton and its neutrino. This includes the test of lepton universality, measurement of Lorentz Structure, study of hadronic decays, direct evidence of tau neutrino, ... More
Jets and Black Holes in Hypernova ExplosionsMay 12 2003Bipolar explosion models for hypernovae (very energetic supernovae), associated with the black hole formation, are presented. The model features are as follows: (1) Fe-peak elements are ejected at high velocities to reach the surface region, while dense ... More
Image charge effects in single-molecule junctions: Breaking of symmetries and negative differential resistance in a benzene transistorApr 13 2011Aug 11 2011Both experiments and theoretical studies have demonstrated that the interaction between the current carrying electrons and the induced polarization charge in single-molecule junctions leads to a strong renormalization of molecular charging energies. However, ... More
Detecting activity cycles of late-type dwarfs in Kepler dataAug 12 2013Using data of fast-rotating active dwarf stars in the Kepler database, we perform time-frequency analysis of the light curves in order to search for signs of activity cycles. We use the phenomenon that the active region latitudes vary with the cycle (like ... More
Unitarity of the SoV transform for the Toda chainJun 20 2013May 04 2015The quantum separation of variables method consists in mapping the original Hilbert space where a spectral problem is formulated onto one where the spectral problem takes a simpler "separated" form. In order to realise such a program, one should construct ... More
Truncated Wiener-Hopf operators with Fisher Hartwig singularitiesMay 26 2008Jan 20 2010We derive the asymptotic behavior of determinants of truncated Wiener-Hopf operators generated by symbols having Fisher-Hartwig singularities. This task is achieved thanks to an asymptotic resolution of the Riemann-Hilbert problem associated to some generalized ... More
Near-threshold $ω$ and $φ$ meson productions in $pp$ collisionsApr 05 2003Jul 01 2003Using a relativistic effective Lagrangian at the hadronic level, near-threshold $\omega$ and $\phi$ meson productions in proton proton ($pp$) collisions, $p p \to p p \omega/\phi$, are studied within the distorted wave Born approximation. Both initial ... More
Near-threshold $ω$-meson production in proton-proton collisions: With or without resonance excitations ?Nov 21 2002Dec 12 2002We present results for the $p p \to p p \omega$ reaction studied by considering two different scenarios: with and without the inclusion of nucleon resonance excitations. The recently measured angular distribution by the COSY-TOF Collaboration at an excess ... More
A new method of measuring the half-life of ^{10}CNov 27 2009A new measurement of the half-life of the positron emitter 10C has been made. The 10C decay belongs to the set of superallowed 0+ -> 0+ beta-decays whose Ft values offer stringent tests of the Conserved Vector Current (CVC) hypothesis and which can be ... More
Nowhere differentiable functions with respect to the positionJan 17 2017Let $\Omega$ be a bounded domain in $\mathbb{C}$ such that $\partial \Omega$ does not contain isolated points. Let $R(\Omega)$ be the space of uniform limits on $\overline{\Omega}$ of rational functions with poles off $\overline{\Omega}$, endowed with ... More
Time-dependent Hartree-Fock plus Langevin approach for hot fusion reactions to synthesize the superheavy element with $Z=120$Mar 15 2019We develop a novel approach to fusion reactions for syntheses of superheavy elements, which combines the time-dependent Hartree-Fock (TDHF) method with a dynamical diffusion model based on the Langevin equation. In this approach, the distance of the closest ... More
Theory of Ultrasonic Dispersion in Local Phonon Systems Coupled with Conduction ElectronsJul 25 2007The physical origin of frequency dependence in elastic constants, which are often found in an ultrasound propagation in filled skutterudites and clathrate compounds, is investigated theoretically. This dependence arises from a coupling between the acoustic ... More
Radiation-Hard Asics for Optical Data Transmission in the Atlas Pixel DetectorAug 10 2004We have developed two radiation-hard ASICs for optical data transmission in the ATLAS pixel detector at the LHC at CERN: a driver chip for a Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) diode for 80 Mbit/s data transmission from the detector, and a ... More
Radiation-hard ASICs for optical data transmission in the ATLAS pixel detectorMar 13 2003We have developed two radiation-hard ASICs for optical data transmission in the ATLAS pixel detector at the LHC at CERN: a driver chip for a Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) diode for 80 Mbit/s data transmission from the detector, and a ... More
Incorporation of the statistical uncertainty in the background estimate into the upper limit on the signalJul 25 1997We present a procedure for calculating an upper limit on the number of signal events which incorporates the Poisson uncertainty in the background, estimated from control regions of one or two dimensions. For small number of signal events, the upper limit ... More
Optical Link of the Atlas Pixel DetectorDec 06 2007The on-detector optical link of the ATLAS pixel detector contains radiation-hard receiver chips to decode bi-phase marked signals received on PIN arrays and data transmitter chips to drive VCSEL arrays. The components are mounted on hybrid boards (opto-boards). ... More
Search for Neutrinoless Tau Decays Involving the K0 MesonNov 11 2002We have searched for lepton flavor violating decays of the tau lepton with one or two KS0 mesons in the final state. The data used in the search were collected with the CLEO II and II.V detectors at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR) and correspond ... More
High-resolution spectroscopy of the intermediate polar EX Hydrae. I. Kinematic study and Roche tomographyFeb 18 2008EX Hya is one of the few double-lined eclipsing cataclysmic variables that allow an accurate measurement of the binary masses. We analyze orbital phase-resolved UVES/ VLT high resolution spectroscopic observations of EX Hya with the aims of deriving the ... More
Near-IR Properties of Quasar Host GalaxiesJan 23 1997We have obtained deep, near-IR images of nearly 100 host galaxies of nearby quasars and Seyferts. We find the near-IR light to be a good tracer of luminous mass in these galaxies. For the most luminous quasars there is a correlation between the maximum ... More
Evolution of Low Mass Contact BinariesJul 17 2012We present a study on low-mass contact binaries (LMCB) with orbital periods shorter than 0.3 days and total mass lower than about 1.4 solar mass. We show that such systems have a long pre-contact phase, which lasts for 8-9 Gyrs, while the contact phase ... More
Bipolar Supernova Explosions: Nucleosynthesis & Implication on Abundances in Extremely Metal-Poor StarsApr 09 2003Aug 08 2003Hydrodynamics and explosive nucleosynthesis in bipolar supernova explosions are examined to account for some peculiar properties of hypernovae as well as peculiar abundance patterns of metal-poor stars. The explosion is supposed to be driven by bipolar ... More
Deformation of Fermi Surface Due to Antiferromagnetic CorrelationDec 16 1999It is investigated, on the basis of the fluctuation exchange approximation, how the shape of the Fermi surface is modified in two-dimensional $t-t'-U$ Hubbard model at half filling as strength of the onsite Coulomb interaction $U$ is increased. The antiferromagnetic ... More
On condensation properties of Bethe roots associated with the XXZ chainAug 24 2015I prove that the Bethe roots describing either the ground state or a certain class of "particle-hole" excited states of the XXZ spin-$1/2$ chain in any sector with magnetisation $\mathfrak{m} \in [0;1/2]$ exist and form, in the infinite volume limit, ... More
Large-distance and long-time asymptotic behavior of the reduced density matrix in the non-linear Schrödinger modelJan 08 2011May 05 2011Starting from the form factor expansion in finite volume, we derive the multidimensional generalization of the so-called Natte series for the zero-temperature, time and distance dependent reduced density matrix in the non-linear Schr\"{o}dinger model. ... More
On the emptiness formation probability of the open XXZ spin-$\tf{1}{2}$ chainAug 02 2007This paper is devoted to the study of the emptiness formation probability $\tau\pa{m}$ of the open XXZ chain. We derive a closed form for $\tau\pa{m}$ at $\Delta=\tf{1}{2}$ when the boundary field vanishes. Moreover we obtain its leading asymptotics for ... More
Multiplicity with a Thrust CutDec 28 1993We evaluate the multiplicity of hadrons in the $e^+e^-$-annihilation at a given thrust $T$ in the modified leading-log approximation, including $O(\sqrt{\alpha_s})$ corrections. The calculation is done at a large value of $\tau =1-T$ by the use of the ... More
Zeros of the hypergeometric polynomial F(-n,b;c;z)Dec 03 2008Our interest lies in describing the zero behaviour of Gauss hypergeometric polynomials $F(-n,b; c; z)$ where $b$ and $c$ are arbitrary parameters. In general, this problem has not been solved and even when $b$ and $c$ are both real, the only cases that ... More
Semiclassical expansion of the Slater sum for position dependent mass distributions in d dimensionsOct 04 2012Apr 26 2013We consider hamiltonian systems with spatially varying effective mass and slowly varying local potential in d dimensions. The Slater sum is defined as the diagonal element of the Bloch propagator. We derive a gradient expansion of the Slater sum up to ... More
Electron-Electron Interaction in Linear Arrays of Small Tunnel JunctionsOct 03 1995We have calculated the spatial distribution of the electrostatic potential created by an unbalanced charge $q$ in one of the conducting electrodes of a long, uniform, linear array of small tunnel junctions. The distribution describes, in particular, the ... More
Lexicographic Multi-objective Geometric Programming ProblemsDec 09 2009A Geometric programming (GP) is a type of mathematical problem characterized by objective and constraint functions that have a special form. Many methods have been developed to solve large scale engineering design GP problems. In this paper GP technique ... More
Oscillation frequency of B and B mesons in a QCD potential model with relativistic effectAug 26 2011Aug 30 2011Wavefunction at the origin with the incorporation of relativistic effect leads to singularity in a specific potential model. To regularise the wavefunction, we introduce a short distance scale here and use it to estimate masses and decay constants of ... More
Ultracold bosons in a synthetic periodic magnetic field: Mott phases and re-entrant superfluid-insulator transitionsMay 25 2010We study Mott phases and superfluid-insulator (SI) transitions of ultracold bosonic atoms in a two-dimensional square optical lattice at commensurate filling and in the presence of a synthetic periodic vector potential characterized by a strength $p$ ... More
Solution Independent Analysis of Black Hole Entropy in Brick Wall ModelMay 26 2005Jun 06 2007Using the brick wall regularization of 't Hooft, the entropy of non-extreme and extreme black holes is investigated in a general static, spherically symmetric spacetime. We classify the singularity in the entropy by introducing a {\it new} index $\delta ... More
Multi-objective Geometric Programming Problem With Weighted Mean MethodMar 07 2010Geometric programming is an important class of optimization problems that enable practitioners to model a large variety of real-world applications, mostly in the field of engineering design. In many real life optimization problem multi-objective programming ... More
On a certain class of $\K$ Banach spacesApr 24 2013Using a strengthening of the concept of $\K$ set, introduced in this paper, we study a certain subclass of the class of $\K$ Banach spaces; the so called strongly $\K$ Banach spaces. This class of spaces includes subspaces of strongly weakly compactly ... More
Hadronic Properties from Lattice QCD with Dynamical QuarksMay 30 2000The lattice regularization of QCD provides us with the most systematic way of computing non-perturbative properties of hadrons directly from the first principles of QCD. The recent rapid development of parallel computers has enabled us to start realistic ... More
Dynamical charge and pseudospin currents in graphene and possible Cooper pair formationJun 30 2016Sep 30 2016Based on the quantum kinetic equations for systems with SU(2) structure, regularization-free density and pseudospin currents are calculated in graphene realized as the infinite mass-limit of electrons with quadratic dispersion and a proper spin-orbit ... More
A Simplified Approach to modeling the credit-risk of CMOMar 09 2009Jan 10 2012The credit crisis of 2007 and 2008 has thrown much focus on the models used to price mortgage backed securities. Many institutions have relied heavily on the credit ratings provided by credit agency. The relationships between management of credit agencies ... More
The Discovery of Non-Radial Gravity-mode Pulsations in $γ$ Doradus-Type StarsJul 22 1997Nov 24 1997Over two dozen early F-type variable stars have been identified which constitute a new class of pulsating stars. These stars typically have periods between 0.5 and 3 days with V-band variability of several hundredths of a magnitude. Given the time scale ... More
Optical Night-Sky Brightness at Mauna Kea over the Course of a Complete Sunspot CycleJun 11 1997We have produced a data base of V-band and B-band night-sky brightness measurements rather evenly spread out over the course of a whole sunspot cycle from September 1985 to August 1996. Almost all the data were obtained at the 2800-m level of Mauna Kea ... More
Kinetic theory of spin-polarized systems in electric and magnetic fields with spin-orbit coupling: II. RPA response functions and collective modesDec 05 2015The spin and density response functions in the random phase approximation (RPA) are derived by linearizing the kinetic equation including a magnetic field, the spin-orbit coupling, and mean fields with respect to an external electric field. Different ... More
The Strange Quark Mass From Finite Energy Sum RulesApr 17 1999The strange quark mass is determined from a study of the correlator of the divergence of the strange vector current using a family of finite energy sum rules recently shown to be very accurately satisfied in the isovector vector channel. It is shown that ... More
Optimal and covariant single-copy LOCC transformation between two two-qubit statesNov 09 2006Jan 23 2007Given two two-qubit pure states characterized by their Schmidt numbers we investigate an optimal strategy to convert the states between themselves with respect to their local unitary invariance. We discuss the efficiency of this transformation and its ... More
Semidensities, Second-Class Constraints and Conversion in Anti-Poisson GeometryMay 23 2007Apr 25 2008We consider Khudaverdian's geometric version of a Batalin-Vilkovisky (BV) operator \Delta_E in the case of a degenerate anti-Poisson manifold. The characteristic feature of such an operator (aside from being a Grassmann-odd, nilpotent, second-order differential ... More
Putting an Edge to the Poisson BracketJun 30 1998Dec 03 1999We consider a general formalism for treating a Hamiltonian (canonical) field theory with a spatial boundary. In this formalism essentially all functionals are differentiable from the very beginning and hence no improvement terms are needed. We introduce ... More
On Knebusch's Norm Principle for quadratic forms over semi-local ringsApr 25 2003We prove the version of Knebusch's Norm principle for simple extensions of (semi-)local rings. As an application we prove the Grothedieck-Serre's conjecture on principal homogeneous spaces for the split case of the spinor group.
An X-ray investigation of powerful far-infrared galaxiesAug 27 1998We present ASCA results on four prototype powerful far-infrared galaxies, Mrk231, Mrk273, Arp220 and NGC6240. The soft X-ray spectra show signatures of thermal emission with temperatures of (0.5-1) keV, which is probably produced in starbursts. Their ... More
Dimensional Reduction and Hot QCD: Calculating the Debye Mass Non-PerturbativelyJul 31 1997We study the phase diagram of the 3-dimensional SU(2) + adjoint Higgs theory, and investigate to what extent it can be used as an effective theory of the 4-dimensional high-T SU(2) QCD. The relation between the parameters in 4 and 3 dimensions is obtained ... More
Magnetic field on lattice U(1)-Higgs and SU(2)xU(1)-Higgs theoriesJun 16 1999External (hyper)magnetic field can modify the phase structure in U(1) gauge+Higgs (Landau-Ginzburg) and SU(2)xU(1) gauge+Higgs (Standard Model) theories. In this talk I discuss how the magnetic field can be implemented on the lattice, and summarize the ... More
Multicanonical Cluster AlgorithmNov 18 1992In this talk I present a multicanonical hybrid-like two-step algorithm, which consists of a microcanonical spin system update with demons, and a multicanonical demon refresh. The demons act as a buffer between the multicanonical heat bath and the spin ... More
Binding of D, D-bar and J/Psi mesons in nucleiJul 02 2009We estimate the $D$, $\overline{D}$ and $J/\Psi$ meson potentials in nuclei. $J/\Psi$-nuclear potential (self-energy) is calculated based on the color-singlet mechanism, by the $DD$ and $DD^*$ meson loops. This consistently includes the in-medium properties ... More
About a moduli space of elliptic curves and the Golay code G_{24}Dec 12 2010We investigate algebraic structures related to triangle decompositions of a moduli space of complex tori given by the Veech curve T*. We show that these structures produce the binary error correcting Golay code G_{24}
Deconfinement and Chiral Symmetry: Competing OrdersAug 30 2004We investigate the interplay between chiral symmetry restoration and deconfinement both in two color QCD and adjoint QCD. In ordinary QCD we show how the behavior of the Polyakov loop near chiral phase transition is induced by the chiral order parameter, ... More
Dynamics of Particle Production in Relativistic Nuclear CollisionsSep 10 2002Saturation models for particle production in relativistic nuclear collisions are discussed. In particular, I show that the predictions from the high density QCD for the qualitative shape of $dN/dy$ are very sensitive to the form of the unintegrated gluon ... More
Measurement of the B0 and B- meson lifetimes in ALEPHNov 27 2000The lifetimed of the Bbar0 and B- meson lifetimes are measured using data recorded on the Z peak with the ALEPH detector at LEP. An improved analysis based on partially reconstructed Bbar0 -> D*+l-nubar and B- -> D0l-nubar decays is presented.
NLTE Radiative Transfer and Model Atmospheres of Hot StarsAug 15 2002We describe our method to construct line blanketed NLTE model atmospheres for hot stars. We employ the Accelerated Lambda Iteration and use statistical methods to deal with metal line blanketing.
Physics of Event GeneratorsJun 12 2002An event generator for nuclear collisions is a microscopic model, obtained from extrapolating elementary interactions -- as electron-positron annihilation, deep inelastic scattering, and proton-proton interactions -- towards proton-nucleus and nucleus-nucleus ... More
Revival of Non-Abelian Monopoles and Confinement in QCDJun 09 2003Central role played by certain non-Abelian monopoles (of Goddard-Nuyts-Olive-Weinberg type) in the infrared dynamics in many confining vacua of softly broken ${\cal N}=2$ supersymmetric gauge theories, has recently been clarified. We discuss here the ... More