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Neutrinos, Cosmic Rays and the MeV BandMar 13 2019The possible association of the blazar TXS 0506+056 with a high-energy neutrino detected by IceCube holds the tantalizing potential to answer three astrophysical questions: 1. Where do high-energy neutrinos originate? 2. Where are cosmic rays produced ... More
ANTARES neutrino search for time and space correlations with IceCube high-energy neutrino eventsFeb 25 2019In the past years, the IceCube Collaboration has reported in several analyses the observation of astrophysical high-energy neutrino events. Despite a compelling evidence for the first identification of a neutrino source, TXS 0506+056, the origin of the ... More
Measuring the atmospheric neutrino oscillation parameters and constraining the 3+1 neutrino model with ten years of ANTARES dataDec 20 2018The ANTARES neutrino telescope has an energy threshold of a few tens of GeV. This allows to study the phenomenon of atmospheric muon neutrino disappearance due to neutrino oscillations. In a similar way, constraints on the 3+1 neutrino model, which foresees ... More
An algorithm for the reconstruction of neutrino-induced showers in the ANTARES neutrino telescopeAug 11 2017Jan 19 2018Muons created by $\nu_\mu$ charged current (CC) interactions in the water surrounding the ANTARES neutrino telescope have been almost exclusively used so far in searches for cosmic neutrino sources. Due to their long range, highly energetic muons inducing ... More
Coincidence of a high-fluence blazar outburst with a PeV-energy neutrino eventFeb 05 2016Mar 03 2016The discovery of extraterrestrial very-high-energy neutrinos by the IceCube collaboration has launched a quest for the identification of their astrophysical sources. Gamma-ray blazars have been predicted to yield a cumulative neutrino signal exceeding ... More
Search for high-energy neutrinos in coincidence with Fast Radio Bursts with the ANTARES neutrino telescopeJul 11 2018Sep 21 2018In the past decade, a new class of bright transient radio sources with millisecond duration has been discovered. The origin of these so-called Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) is still a great mystery despite the growing observational efforts made by various ... More
Long-term monitoring of the ANTARES optical module efficiencies using $^{40}\mathrm{K}$ decays in sea waterMay 22 2018Aug 23 2018Cherenkov light induced by radioactive decay products is one of the major sources of background light for deep-sea neutrino telescopes such as ANTARES. These decays are at the same time a powerful calibration source. Using data collected by the ANTARES ... More
Murchison Widefield Array Limits on Radio Emission from ANTARES Neutrino EventsMar 07 2016We present a search, using the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), for electromagnetic counterparts to two candidate high energy neutrino events detected by the ANTARES neutrino telescope in 2013 November and 2014 March. These events were selected by ANTARES ... More
All-flavor search for a diffuse flux of cosmic neutrinos with 9 years of ANTARES dataNov 20 2017The ANTARES detector is at present the most sensitive neutrino telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. The highly significant cosmic neutrino excess observed by the Antarctic IceCube detector can be studied with ANTARES, exploiting its complementing field ... More
Model-independent search for neutrino sources with the ANTARES neutrino telescopeMar 13 2017A novel method to analyse the spatial distribution of neutrino candidates recorded with the ANTARES neutrino telescope is introduced, searching for an excess of neutrinos in a region of arbitrary size and shape from any direction in the sky. Techniques ... More
The ANTARES Collaboration: Contributions to ICRC 2017 Part II: The multi-messenger programNov 04 2017Papers on the ANTARES multi-messenger program, prepared for the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2017, Busan, South Korea) by the ANTARES Collaboration
All-sky Search for High-Energy Neutrinos from Gravitational Wave Event GW170104 with the ANTARES Neutrino TelescopeOct 09 2017Advanced LIGO detected a significant gravitational wave signal (GW170104) originating from the coalescence of two black holes during the second observation run on January 4$^{\textrm{th}}$, 2017. An all-sky high-energy neutrino follow-up search has been ... More
First all-flavour Neutrino Point-like Source Search with the ANTARES Neutrino TelescopeJun 06 2017Dec 05 2018A search for cosmic neutrino sources using the data collected with the ANTARES neutrino telescope between early 2007 and the end of 2015 is performed. For the first time, all neutrino interactions --charged and neutral current interactions of all flavours-- ... More
The ANTARES Collaboration: Contributions to ICRC 2017 Part I: Neutrino astronomy (diffuse fluxes and point sources)Nov 03 2017Papers on neutrino astronomy (diffuse fluxes and point sources, prepared for the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2017, Busan, South Korea) by the ANTARES Collaboration
A search for Secluded Dark Matter in the Sun with the ANTARES neutrino telescopeFeb 23 2016May 03 2016A search for Secluded Dark Matter annihilation in the Sun using 2007-2012 data of the ANTARES neutrino telescope is presented. Three different cases are considered: a) detection of dimuons that result from the decay of the mediator, or neutrino detection ... More
Constraints on the neutrino emission from the Galactic Ridge with the ANTARES telescopeFeb 09 2016Compelling evidence for the existence of astrophysical neutrinos has been reported by the IceCube collaboration. Some features of the energy and declination distributions of IceCube events hint at a North/South asymmetry of the neutrino flux. This could ... More
The ANTARES Collaboration: Contributions to ICRC 2017 Part III: Searches for dark matter and exotics, neutrino oscillations and detector calibrationNov 04 2017Papers on the searches for dark matter and exotics, neutrino oscillations and detector calibration, prepared for the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2017, Busan, South Korea) by the ANTARES Collaboration
An algorithm for the reconstruction of high-energy neutrino-induced particle showers and its application to the ANTARES neutrino telescopeMar 07 2017Jun 28 2017A novel algorithm to reconstruct neutrino-induced particle showers within the ANTARES neutrino telescope is presented. The method achieves a median angular resolution of $6^\circ$ for shower energies below 100 TeV. Applying this algorithm to 6 years of ... More
Search for relativistic magnetic monopoles with five years of the ANTARES detector dataMar 01 2017Jul 06 2017A search for magnetic monopoles using five years of data recorded with the ANTARES neutrino telescope from January 2008 to December 2012 with a total live time of 1121 days is presented. The analysis is carried out in the range $\beta$ $>$ $0.6$ of magnetic ... More
Stacked search for time shifted high energy neutrinos from gamma ray bursts with the ANTARES neutrino telescopeAug 31 2016Oct 20 2016A search for high-energy neutrino emission correlated with gamma-ray bursts outside the electromagnetic prompt-emission time window is presented. Using a stacking approach of the time delays between reported gamma-ray burst alerts and spatially coincident ... More
Search for neutrinos from TXS 0506+056 with the ANTARES telescopeJul 11 2018The results of three different searches for neutrino candidates, associated with the IceCube-170922A event or from the direction of TXS 0506+056, by the ANTARES neutrino telescope are presented. The first search refers to the online follow-up of the IceCube ... More
The cosmic ray shadow of the Moon observed with the ANTARES neutrino telescopeJul 31 2018One of the main objectives of the ANTARES telescope is the search for point-like neutrino sources. Both the pointing accuracy and the angular resolution of the detector are important in this context and a reliable way to evaluate this performance is needed. ... More
Time-dependent search for neutrino emission from x-ray binaries with the ANTARES telescopeSep 23 2016Mar 08 2017ANTARES is currently the largest neutrino telescope operating in the Northern Hemisphere, aiming at the detection of high-energy neutrinos from astrophysical sources. Neutrino telescopes constantly monitor at least one complete hemisphere of the sky, ... More
Limits on Dark Matter Annihilation in the Sun using the ANTARES Neutrino TelescopeMar 07 2016May 09 2016A search for muon neutrinos originating from dark matter annihilations in the Sun is performed using the data recorded by the ANTARES neutrino telescope from 2007 to 2012. In order to obtain the best possible sensitivities to dark matter signals, an optimisation ... More
Results from the search for dark matter in the Milky Way with 9 years of data of the ANTARES neutrino telescopeDec 14 2016Apr 03 2017Using data recorded with the ANTARES telescope from 2007 to 2015, a new search for dark matter annihilation in the Milky Way has been performed. Three halo models and five annihilation channels, $\rm WIMP + WIMP \to b \bar b, W^+ W^-, \tau^+ \tau^-, \mu^{+} ... More
Search for high-energy neutrinos from bright GRBs with ANTARESDec 27 2016Apr 10 2017Gamma-ray bursts are thought to be sites of hadronic acceleration, thus neutrinos are expected from the decay of charged particles, produced in p{\gamma} interactions. The methods and results of a search for muon neutrinos in the data of the ANTARES neutrino ... More
Search for Dark Matter Annihilation in the Earth using the ANTARES Neutrino TelescopeDec 20 2016Apr 19 2017A search for a neutrino signal from WIMP pair annihilations in the centre of the Earth has been performed with the data collected with the ANTARES neutrino telescope from 2007 to 2012. The event selection criteria have been developed and tuned to maximise ... More
New Constraints on all flavour Galactic diffuse neutrino emission with the ANTARES telescopeMay 01 2017Aug 07 2017The flux of very high-energy neutrinos produced in our Galaxy by the interaction of accelerated cosmic rays with the interstellar medium is not yet determined. The characterization of this flux will shed light on Galactic accelerator features, gas distribution ... More
Stacked search for time shifted high energy neutrinos from gamma ray bursts with the ANTARES neutrino telescopeAug 31 2016A search for high-energy neutrino emission correlated with gamma-ray bursts outside the electromagnetic prompt-emission time window is presented. Using a stacking approach of the time delays between reported gamma-ray burst alerts and spatially coincident ... More
Time-dependent search for neutrino emission from x-ray binaries with the ANTARES telescopeSep 23 2016ANTARES is currently the largest neutrino telescope operating in the Northern Hemisphere, aiming at the detection of high-energy neutrinos from astrophysical sources. Neutrino telescopes constantly monitor at least one complete hemisphere of the sky, ... More
Massive Neutrino in Non-commutative Space-timeDec 24 2007Apr 01 2008We consider the noncommutative standard model based on $SU(3)\times SU(2)\times U(1)$. We study the gauge transformation of right handed neutrino and its direct interaction with photon in the noncommutative space-time. We show that the massive Dirac neutrinos, ... More
Infinite order excitonic Bloch equations for asymmetric nanostructuresJul 04 2003We present a new exciton-based formalism for calculating the coherent response of asymmetric semiconductor multiple quantum well structures to ultra-short optical pulses valid to infinite order in the optical field and including the self-generated intraband ... More
Scalar StoponiumAug 18 1993We study the decays of a scalar \stst\ bound state \sigst, where \st\ is the lighter stop eigenstate. If \st\ has no tree--level 2--body decays, the dominant decay modes of \sigst\ are $gg$ or, if $m_h < \mst \ll \mstt$, a pair of light scalar Higgs bosons ... More
Intrinsic limits on resolutions in muon- and electron-neutrino charged-current events in the KM3NeT/ORCA detectorNov 29 2016May 19 2017Studying atmospheric neutrino oscillations in the few-GeV range with a multimegaton detector promises to determine the neutrino mass hierarchy. This is the main science goal pursued by the future KM3NeT/ORCA water Cherenkov detector in the Mediterranean ... More
Photon Neutrino Scattering in Non-Commutative SpaceNov 04 2005Jan 19 2006We extend the non-commutative standard model based on the minimal $SU(3)\times SU(2)\times U(1)$ gauge group to include the interaction of photon with neutrino. We show that, in the gauge invariant manner, only the right handed neutrino can directly couple ... More
Neutralino-Nucleon Scattering RevisitedJul 01 1993We present a detailed discussion of the elastic scattering of a supersymmetric neutralino off a nucleon or nucleus, with emphasis on the spin--independent interaction. We carefully treat QCD effects on the squark exchange contribution. In particular, ... More
Quantum information processing: The case of vanishing interaction energyOct 27 2002We investigate the rate of operation of quantum "black boxes" ("oracles") and point out the possibility of performing an operation by a quantum "oracle" whose average energy equals zero. This counterintuitive result not only presents a generalization ... More
Self-Organized Topological State with Majorana FermionsJul 08 2013Nov 06 2013Topological phases, quite generally, are difficult to come by. They either occur under rather extreme conditions (e.g. the quantum Hall liquids, which require high sample purity, strong magnetic fields and low temperatures) or demand fine tuning of system ... More
Spin Response of Electrons on the Surface of a Topological InsulatorJan 11 2012The surface of a topological insulator hosts a very special form of a quasi-two dimensional metallic system when it is embedded in a topologically trivial medium like the vacuum. The electronic properties of this unusual 2D metal are distinct in many ... More
Sensitivity of the KM3NeT/ARCA neutrino telescope to point-like neutrino sourcesOct 19 2018KM3NeT will be a network of deep-sea neutrino telescopes in the Mediterranean Sea. The KM3NeT/ARCA detector, to be installed at the Capo Passero site (Italy), is optimised for the detection of high-energy neutrinos of cosmic origin. Thanks to its geographical ... More
Production and Decay of Scalar Stoponium Bound StatesDec 02 1993In this paper we discuss possible signatures for the production of scalar \stst\ (stoponium) bound states \sigst\ at hadron colliders, where \st\ is the lighter scalar top eigenstate. We first study the decay of \sigst; explicit expressions are given ... More
Parton Model in Lorentz Invariant Non-Commutative SpaceMay 26 2004Aug 22 2004We consider the Lorentz invariant non-commutative QED and complete the Feynman rules for the theory up to the order $\theta^2$. In the Lorentz invariant version of the non-commutative QED the particles with fractional charges can be also considered. We ... More
Electromagnetic Response of Weyl SemimetalsMar 22 2013Jun 27 2013It has been suggested recently, based on subtle field-theoretical considerations, that the electromagnetic response of Weyl semimetals and the closely related Weyl insulators can be characterized by an axion term E.B with space and time dependent axion ... More
The Charm Quark Contribution to the Proton Structure FunctionOct 14 2006Dec 27 2006The charm quark structure function $F^c_2$ and the longitudinal structure function $F_l^p$ are directly sensitive to the gluon content of proton and therefore are crucial in understanding of proton structure function, in particular at low momentum transfer ... More
The decay of singlet scalar dark matter to unparticle and photonMay 06 2008We consider the unparticle physics introduced by Georgi and show that if the standard model is extended to include a singlet scalar as a dark matter candidate, there is a channel which leads to its decay to photon and unparticle. We calculate the decay ... More
On the effect of the thermal gas component to the stability of vortices in trapped Bose-Einstein condensatesMar 12 2002We study the stability of vortices in trapped single-component Bose-Einstein condensates within self-consistent mean-field theories--especially we consider the Hartree-Fock-Bogoliubov-Popov theory and its recently proposed gapless extensions. It is shown ... More
A new signal for scalar top bound state productionOct 01 1993We study the production and decay of a scalar \stst\ bound state \sigst\ at hadron supercolliders, where \st\ is the lighter stop eigenstate. If \st\ has no tree--level 2--body decays, the dominant decay modes of \sigst\ are $gg$ or, if $m_h < \mst \ll ... More
Electroweak Baryogenesis in the MSSMMar 05 1999Mar 24 1999We review the baryogenesis scenario in the MSSM at the perturbative level and, in particular, the impact of two-loop corrections on the strength of the phase transition and the amount of generated baryon asymmetry. We confirm the baryogenesis window, ... More
Cosmic Variance and Its Effect on the Luminosity Function Determination in Deep High z SurveysDec 03 2007We study cosmic variance in deep high redshift surveys and its influence on the determination of the luminosity function for high redshift galaxies. For several survey geometries relevant for HST and JWST instruments, we characterize the distribution ... More
Periodic Solutions of Abel Differential EquationsMay 05 2006Jun 09 2006For a class of polynomial non-autonomous differential equations of degree n, we use phase plane analysis to show that each equation in this class has n periodic solutions. The result implies that certain rigid two-dimensional systems have at most one ... More
Hydrogen and muonic-Hydrogen Atomic Spectra in Non-commutative Space-TimeOct 03 2014Dec 16 2014Comparing electronic Hydrogen with muonic Hydrogen shows that the discrepancy in measurement of the Lamb shift in the both systems are relatively of order of $(\frac{m_\mu}{m_e})^{4-5}$. We explore the spectrum of Hydrogen atom in noncommutative $QED$ ... More
Pair excitations and the mean field approximation of interacting Bosons, IAug 18 2012Mar 16 2013In our previous work \cite{GMM1},\cite{GMM2} we introduced a correction to the mean field approximation of interacting Bosons. This correction describes the evolution of pairs of particles that leave the condensate and subsequently evolve on a background ... More
Color-Flavor (Un)lockingFeb 11 2002The structure of the phase diagram of strongly interacting matter at moderate densities is calculated within a 3-flavor NJL-type quark model with realistic quark masses. We focus on the influence of the selfconsistently determined effective strange quark ... More
Residual Diffeomorphisms and Symplectic Softs Hairs: The Need to Refine Strict Statement of Equivalence PrincipleMar 25 2016Sep 05 2016General covariance is the cornerstone of Einstein's General Relativity (GR) and implies that any two metrics related by diffeomorphisms are physically equivalent. There are, however, many examples pointing to the fact that this strict statement of general ... More
AGN pairs: chance superpositions or black hole binaries?Dec 29 2009Several active galactic nuclei (AGN) with multiple sets of emission lines separated by over 2000 km/s have been observed recently. These have been interpreted as being due to massive black hole (MBH) recoil following a black hole merger, MBH binaries, ... More
On Two Approaches to Fractional Supersymmetric Quantum MechanicsOct 26 2001Two complementary approaches of N = 2 fractional supersymmetric quantum mechanics of order k are studied in this article. The first one, based on a generalized Weyl-Heisenberg algebra W(k) (that comprizes the affine quantum algebra Uq(sl(2)) with q to ... More
Two-Photon Spectroscopy Between States of Opposite ParitiesNov 29 1995Magnetic- and electric-dipole two-photon absorption (MED-TPA), recently introduced as a new spectroscopic technique for studying transitions between states of opposite parities, is investigated from a theoretical point of view. A new approximation, referred ... More
Eisenstein series and quantum affine algebrasApr 26 1996Nov 23 1996Let X be a smooth projectibe curve over a finite field. We consider the Hall algebra H whose basis is formed by isomorphism classes of coherent sheaves on X and whose typical structure constant is the number of subsheaves in a given sheaf belonging to ... More
On the q-analog of homological algebraNov 04 1996This is an attempt to generalize some basic facts of homological algebra to the case of "complexes" in which the differential satisfies the condition $d^N=0$ instead of the usual $d^2=0$. Instead of familiar sign factors, the constructions related to ... More
Clusters of CyclesApr 07 2001A {\it cluster of cycles} (or {\it $(r,q)$-polycycle}) is a simple planar 2--co nnected finite or countable graph $G$ of girth $r$ and maximal vertex-degree $q$, which admits {\it $(r,q)$-polycyclic realization} on the plane, denote it by $P(G)$, i.e. ... More
Cosmic Electroweak StringsOct 27 1995We examine the Standard Model field configurations near cosmic strings in a particular class of models. This class is defined by the condition that the generator of the flux in the string, $T_s$, commutes with the Standard Model Lie algebra. We find that ... More
Instabilities of Electroweak StringsMay 22 1995We investigate the instabilities of low winding number electroweak strings using standard numerical techniques of linear algebra. For strings of unit winding we are able to confirm and extend existing calculations of the unstable region in the ($m_H/m_W,\sin^2\theta_W$) ... More
Searching for low weight pseudo-codewordsFeb 04 2007Jul 30 2007Belief Propagation (BP) and Linear Programming (LP) decodings of Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) codes are discussed. We summarize results of instanton/pseudo-codeword approach developed for analysis of the error-floor domain of the codes. Instantons ... More
Ground state spin and excitation energies in half-filled Lieb latticesOct 10 2016We present detailed spectral calculations for small Lieb lattices having up to $N=4$ number of cells, in the regime of half-filling, an instance of particular relevance for the nano-magnetism of discrete systems such as quantum dot arrays, due to the ... More
Shot noise in diffusive ferromagnetic metalsApr 05 2006We show that shot noise in a diffusive ferromagnetic wire connected by tunnel contacts to two ferromagnetic electrodes can probe the intrinsic density of states and the extrinsic impurity scattering spin-polarization contributions in the polarization ... More
Floquet scattering theory for current and heat noise in large amplitude adiabatic pumpsJul 12 2004Feb 05 2005We discuss the statistical correlation properties of currents and energy flows generated by an adiabatic quantum pump. Our approach emphasizes the important role of quantized energy exchange between the sea of electrons and the oscillating scatterer. ... More
Adiabatic quantum pump in the presence of external ac voltagesSep 28 2003We investigate a quantum pump which in addition to its dynamic pump parameters is subject to oscillating external potentials applied to the contacts of the sample. Of interest is the rectification of the ac currents flowing through the mesoscopic scatterer ... More
Heat production and current noise for single- and double-cavity quantum capacitorsMay 29 2009We analyze the frequency-dependent noise and the heat production rate for a dynamical quantum capacitor in the regime in which it emits single particles, electrons and holes. At low temperature and slow driving the relaxation resistance quantum, R_{q} ... More
Magnetic field symmetry of pump currents of adiabatically driven mesoscopic structuresFeb 03 2005Feb 20 2005We examine the scattering properties of a slowly and periodically driven mesoscopic sample using the Floquet function approach. One might expect that at sufficiently low driving frequencies it is only the frozen scattering matrix which is important. The ... More
Floquet scattering theory of quantum pumpsAug 19 2002We develop the Floquet scattering theory for quantum mechanical pumping in mesoscopic conductors. The nonequilibrium distribution function, the dc charge and heat currents are investigated at arbitrary pumping amplitude and frequency. For mesoscopic samples ... More
Excitation of surface dipole and solenoidal modes on toroidal structuresApr 27 2006May 01 2006The time dependent Schrodinger equation inclusive of curvature effects is developed for a spinless electron constrained to motion on a toroidal surface and subjected to circularly polarized and linearly polarized waves in the microwave regime. A basis ... More
The Analytical Solution to the Temporal Broadening of a Gaussian-Shaped Radio Pulse by Multipath Scattering from a Thin Screen in the Interstellar MediumApr 26 2014The radio pulse from a pulsar can be temporally broadened by multipath scattering in the interstellar medium and by instrumental effects within the radio telescope. The observed pulse shape is a convolution of the intrinsic one with the impulse responses ... More
The LEAP of Pulsars in the Milky WayDec 24 2010The location of objects on the celestial sphere is a fundamental measurement in astronomy, and the distribution of these objects within the Milky Way is important for understanding their evolution as well as the large scale structure of the Galaxy. Here, ... More
Directional Statistics for Polarization Observations of Individual Pulses from Radio PulsarsDec 24 2010Radio polarimetry is a three-dimensional statistical problem. The three-dimensional aspect of the problem arises from the Stokes parameters Q, U, and V, which completely describe the polarization of electromagnetic radiation and conceptually define the ... More
Energy Dependence of the Lambda-Sigma0 Production in Proton-Proton CollisionsApr 24 2006The energy dependence of the reactions pp -> p Lambda K+ and pp -> p Sigma0 K+ and the ratio R(Lambda/Sigma0} is studied in a constituent quark-gluon model, including the excitation of the baryon resonances N*(1650), N*(1710) and N*(1720) near the Lambda/Sigma0 ... More
Mesonic Content of the Nucleon and the Roper ResonanceMay 21 2004Apr 24 2006We investigate colorless (mesonic) 3q-q qbar components in the nucleon and the Roper resonance N*(1440). Starting from constituent quarks and gluons we estimate the excitation of quark-antiquark pairs in a gluon exchange model with the strong coupling ... More
Torsional waves propagation in an initially stressed dissipative cylinderMar 28 2009The present paper has been framed to show the effect of damping on the propagation of torsional waves in an initially stressed, dissipative, incompressible cylinder of infinite length. A governing equation has been formulated on Biot's incremental deformation ... More
Comment on ``Quasiparticle Spectra around a Single Vortex in a d-wave Superconductor''Oct 22 1997In a recent Letter Morita, Kohmoto and Maki analyzed the structure of quasiparticle states near a single vortex in a d-wave superconductor using an approximate version of the Bogoliubov - de Gennes theory. Their principal result is the existence of a ... More
Standard Model thermodynamics across the electroweak crossoverMar 17 2015Jul 23 2015Even though the Standard Model with a Higgs mass mH = 125 GeV possesses no bulk phase transition, its thermodynamics still experiences a "soft point" at temperatures around T = 160 GeV, with a deviation from ideal gas thermodynamics. Such a deviation ... More
Polyakov loop correlators from D0-brane interactions in bosonic string theoryMay 23 2005Jul 14 2005In this paper we re-derive the effective Nambu-Goto theory result for the Polyakov loop correlator, starting from the free bosonic string and using a covariant quantization. The boundary conditions are those of an open string attached to two D0-branes ... More
D-dimensional developed MHD turbulence: Double expansion modelMay 31 2006Developed magnetohydrodynamic turbulence near two dimensions $d$ up to three dimensions has been investigated by means of renormalization group approach and double expansion regularization. A modification of standard minimal subtraction scheme has been ... More
Eliminating overgrowth effects in Poisson spatial process through the correlation among actual nucleiMay 15 2003It has been shown that the KJMA (Kolmogorov-Johnson-Mehl-Avrami) solution of phase transition kinetics can be set as a problem of correlated nucleation [Phys.Rev.B65, 172301 (2002)]. In this paper the equivalence between the standard solution and the ... More
The electron gas with a strong pairing interaction: Three particle correlations and the Thouless instabilitySep 18 2000We derive simplified Faddeev type equations for the three particle T-matrix which are valid in the Hubbard model where only electrons with opposite spins interact. Using the approximation of dynamical mean field theory these equations are partially solved ... More
Antisymmetric and other subleading corrections to scaling in the local potential approximationDec 02 2001Dec 03 2001For systems in the universality class of the three-dimensional Ising model we compute the critical exponents in the local potential approximation (LPA), that is, in the framework of the Wegner-Houghton equation. We are mostly interested in antisymmetric ... More
Dirac electronic states in graphene systems: Optical spectroscopy studiesApr 17 2010Electronic properties of two-dimensional allotropes of carbon, such as graphene and its bilayer, multi-layer epitaxial graphene, few-layer Bernal-stacked graphene, as well as of three-dimensional bulk graphite are reviewed from the viewpoint of recent ... More
Similarity and Dissimilarity between Influences of Anchoring Walls and of External Fields on Nematic and Smectic A PhasesDec 09 2004The McMillan liquid crystalline models under the influence of homeotropic anchoring walls and of external fields are investigated. For thin systems, the existence of the critical thickness, below which the system does not undergo a discrete phase transition, ... More
Double layers in gravity theoriesOct 21 2014Gravitational double layers, unlike their classical electromagnetic counterparts, are thought to be forbidden in gravity theories. It has been recently shown, however, that they are feasible in, for instance, gravity theories with a Lagrangian quadratic ... More
Singularity Theorems in General Relativity: Achievements and Open QuestionsApr 30 2006In this short note, a brief overview with a critical appraisal of the acclaimed singularity theorems, the most genuine post-Einsteinian result of General Relativity, is presented.
Radio Emission from Low Mass Young Stellar ObjectsOct 26 2012Compact radio emission provides a reliable method for the detection of low luminosity young stellar objects (YSOs), and is particularly useful for detecting the earliest stages of protostellar evolution where the source itself may still be heavily embedded ... More
Solutions of the Quantum-Yang-Baxter-Equation from Symmetric SpacesJul 03 2001We show that for each semi-Riemannian locally symmetric space the curvature tensor gives rise to a rational solution $r$ of the classical Yang-Baxter equation with spectral parameter. For several Riemannian globally symmetric spaces $M$ such as real, ... More
On quantum advantage in dense codingJan 18 2007Sep 11 2009The quantum advantage of dense coding is studied, considering general encoding quantum operations. Particular attention is devoted to the case of many senders, and it is shown that restrictions on the possible operations on the senders' side may make ... More
VON NEUMANN AND SHANNON-WEHRL ENTROPY FOR SQUEEZED STATES AND COSMOLOGICAL PARTICLE PRODUCTIONFeb 17 1995We show that the effective coarse graining of a two-mode squeezed density matrix, implicit in the Wehrl approaches to a semiclassical phase-space distribution, leads to results in agreement with previous different definitions of entropy for the process ... More
Symmetry-broken crystal structure of elemental boron at low temperatureDec 04 2007The crystal structure of boron is unique among chemical elements, highly complex, and imperfectly known. Experimentalists report the beta-rhombohedral (black) form is stable over all temperatures from absolute zero to melting. However, early calculations ... More
Order-disorder transition in the Cd-Ca cubic approximantFeb 13 2004Recent experiments discovered an order-disorder transition occuring at low temperatures in large unit 1/1 cell cubic approximants of the stable Cd-based binary alloy quasicrystals. The transition is related to correlations among orientational degrees ... More
Quark Model Calculations of the N to Delta ReactionJun 19 2015The electromagnetic excitation of the nucleon resonances is studied in the framework of Constituent Quark Models. Particular attention is devoted to the transition to the $\Delta$ resonance and to the issue of a possible deformation of hadronic systems, ... More
Electromagnetic multipoles - theory issuesJun 30 2015Some predictions of the Hypercentral Constituent Quark Model for the helicity amplitudes are discussed and compared with data and with the recent analysis of the Mainz group; the role of the pion cloud contribution in explaining the major part of the ... More
Dynamics of kaons in nuclear matterFeb 11 1998May 27 1998We consider $K^-$ nucleon elastic and inelastic scattering in isospin symmetric nuclear matter. It is found that the proper description of the $\Lambda(1405)$ resonance structure in nuclear matter requires a self-consistent approach. Then the $\Lambda ... More
End Point of Hawking Evaporation -- Case of Integrable ModelSep 27 1993Quantum back reaction due to $N$ massless fields may be worked out to a considerable detail in a variant of integrable dilaton gravity model in two dimensions. It is shown that there exists a critical mass of collapsing object of order $\hbar N \times$ ... More
Ph.D. Thesis: Chiral Effective Field Theory Beyond the Power-Counting RegimeOct 17 2011Novel techniques are presented, which identify the power-counting regime (PCR) of chiral effective field theory, and allow the use of lattice quantum chromodynamics results that extend outside the PCR. By analyzing the renormalization of low-energy coefficients ... More
An improvement on the Delsarte-type LP-bound with application to MUBsSep 25 2014The linear programming (LP) bound of Delsarte can be applied to several problems in various branches of mathematics. We describe a general Fourier analytic method to get a slight improvement on this bound. We then apply our method to the problem of mutually ... More