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The chemical connection between 67P/C-G and IRAS 16293-2422Feb 08 2018The chemical evolution of a star- and planet-forming system begins in the prestellar phase and proceeds across the subsequent evolutionary phases. The chemical trail from cores to protoplanetary disks to planetary embryos can be studied by comparing distant ... More
On Kinetic Delaunay Triangulations: A Near Quadratic Bound for Unit Speed MotionsDec 08 2013Let $P$ be a collection of $n$ points in the plane, each moving along some straight line at unit speed. We obtain an almost tight upper bound of $O(n^{2+\epsilon})$, for any $\epsilon>0$, on the maximum number of discrete changes that the Delaunay triangulation ... More
Comparison of volumes of convex bodies in real, complex, and quaternionic spacesDec 06 2008Mar 30 2009The classical Busemann-Petty problem (1956) asks, whether origin-symmetric convex bodies in $\mathbb {R}^n$ with smaller hyperplane central sections necessarily have smaller volumes. It is known, that the answer is affirmative if $n\le 4$ and negative ... More
The generalized Busemann-Petty problem with weightsMay 30 2005The generalized Busemann-Petty problem asks whether origin-symmetric convex bodies with lower-dimensional smaller sections necessarily have smaller volume. We study the weighted version of this problem corresponding to the physical situation when bodies ... More
Overdetermined Transforms in Integral GeometryNov 29 2013A simple example of an $n$-dimensional admissible complex of planes is given for the overdetermined $k$-plane transform in $\mathbb{R}^n$. For the corresponding restricted $k$-plane transform sharp existence conditions are obtained and explicit inversion ... More
Zeta integrals and integral geometry in the space of rectangular matricesJun 15 2004The paper is devoted to interrelation between the zeta distribution and the Radon transform on the space of $n \times m$ real matrices. We present a self-contained proof of the Fourier transform formula for this distribution. Our method differs from that ... More
Weighted norm estimates for the Semyanistyi fractional integrals and Radon transformsOct 19 2012Semyanistyi's fractional integrals have come to analysis from integral geometry. They take functions on $R^n$ to functions on hyperplanes, commute with rotations, and have a nice behavior with respect to dilations. We obtain sharp inequalities for these ... More
Weighted norm inequalities for k-plane transformsJul 21 2012We obtain sharp inequalities for the k-plane transform, the "j-plane to k-plane" transform, and the corresponding dual transforms, acting on $L^p$ spaces with a radial power weight. The operator norms are explicitly evaluated. Some generalizations and ... More
A Hybrid Classical/Quantum Approach for Large-Scale Studies of Quantum Systems with Density Matrix Embedding TheoryOct 21 2016Oct 24 2016Determining ground state energies of quantum systems by hybrid classical/quantum methods has emerged as a promising candidate application for near-term quantum computational resources. Short of large-scale fault-tolerant quantum computers, small-scale ... More
Is the expansion of the universe accelerating? All signs point to yesOct 27 2016Oct 31 2016The accelerating expansion of the universe is one of the most profound discoveries in modern cosmology, pointing to a universe in which 70% of the mass-energy density has an unknown form spread uniformly across the universe. This result has been well ... More
Refined class number formulas for $\mathbb{G}_m$Dec 14 2013We formulate a generalization of a `refined class number formula' of Darmon. Our conjecture deals with Stickelberger-type elements formed from generalized Stark units, and has two parts: the `order of vanishing' and the `leading term'. Using the theory ... More
Controlling Selmer groups in the higher core rank caseDec 14 2013We define Kolyvagin systems and Stark systems attached to $p$-adic representations in the case of arbitrary `core rank' (the core rank is a measure of the generic Selmer rank in a family of Selmer groups). Previous work dealt only with the case of core ... More
Growth of Selmer rank in nonabelian extensions of number fieldsMar 13 2007Sep 12 2007Let p be an odd prime number, E an elliptic curve over a number field k, and F/k a Galois extension of degree twice a power of p. We study the Z_p-corank rk_p(E/F) of the p-power Selmer group of E over F. We obtain lower bounds for rk_p(E/F), generalizing ... More
Diophantine stabilityMar 16 2015May 18 2015If $V$ is an irreducible algebraic variety over a number field $K$, and $L$ is a field containing $K$, we say that $V$ is diophantine-stable for $L/K$ if $V(L) = V(K)$. We prove that if $V$ is either a simple abelian variety, or a curve of genus at least ... More
The Composite Cosine Transform on the Stiefel Manifold and Generalized Zeta IntegralsJan 02 2005Mar 08 2005We introduce a new integral transform $T^\lam f$, $\lam \in C^m$, on the Stiefel manifold of orthonormal $m$-frames in $R^n$ which generalizes the $\lam$-cosine transform on the Grassmann manifold of $m$-dimensional linear subspaces of $R^n$. We call ... More
Extension and reconstruction theorems for the Urysohn universal metric spaceApr 18 2005Sep 30 2009We prove some extension theorems involving uniformly continuous maps of the universal Urysohn space. We also prove reconstruction theorems for certain groups of autohomeomorphisms of this space and of its open subsets.
Refined class number formulas and Kolyvagin systemsSep 22 2009We use the theory of Kolyvagin systems to prove (most of) a refined class number formula conjectured by Darmon. We show that for every odd prime $p$, each side of Darmon's conjectured formula (indexed by positive integers $n$) is "almost" a $p$-adic Kolyvagin ... More
An analogue of the Fuglede formula in integral geometry on matrix spacesJan 13 2004The well known formula of B. Fuglede expresses the mean value of the Radon k-plane transform on $R^n$ as a Riesz potential. We extend this formula to the space of $n \times m$ real matrices and show that the corresponding matrix k-plane transform $f \to ... More
On Y. Nievergelt's inversion formula for the Radon transformAug 04 2009We generalize Y. Nievergelt's inversion method for the Radon transform on lines in the 2-plane to the $k$-plane Radon transform of continuous and $L^p$ functions on $R^n$ for all $1\leq k<n$.
Invariant Functions on GrassmanniansDec 29 2007It is known, that every function on the unit sphere in $\bbr^n$, which is invariant under rotations about some coordinate axis, is completely determined by a function of one variable. Similar results, when invariance of a function reduces dimension of ... More
The Radon transform of functions of matrix argumentJun 28 2004The monograph contains a systematic treatment of a circle of problems in analysis and integral geometry related to inversion of the Radon transform on the space of real rectangular matrices. This transform assigns to a function $f$ on the matrix space ... More
Gas Accretion Traced in Absorption in Galaxy SpectroscopyDec 02 2016The positive velocity shift of absorption transitions tracing diffuse material observed in a galaxy spectrum is an unambiguous signature of gas flow toward the host system. Spectroscopy probing, e.g., NaI D resonance lines in the rest-frame optical or ... More
Snow Leopard Permutations and Their Even and Odd ThreadsAug 21 2015May 12 2016Caffrey, Egge, Michel, Rubin and Ver Steegh recently introduced snow leopard permutations, which are the anti-Baxter permutations that are compatible with the doubly alternating Baxter permutations. Among other things, they showed that these permutations ... More
Distinction of Tripartite Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger and W States Entangled in Time (or Energy) and SpaceMar 13 2009In tripartite discrete systems, two classes of genuine tripartite entanglement have been discovered, namely, the Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger (GHZ) class and the W class. To date, much research effort has been concentrated on the polarization entangled ... More
The Theory of Two-Photon Interference in an EIT SystemJun 22 2004Jun 23 2004We examine the possibility of storing and retrieving a single photon using electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT). We consider the theory of a proof of principle two-photon interference experiment, in which an atomic vapor cell is placed in one ... More
Exploring the limitations and capabilities of shock-cooling models: new results for Type II SNe observed by the Kepler missionDec 08 2016Shock-cooling models provide robust predictions for the early time emission from core-collapse SNe. Modern surveys have begun discovering and following SNe shortly after first light---providing first measurements of the rise of Type II SNe. We explore ... More
Andromeda's Parachute: A Bright Quadruply Lensed Quasar at z=2.377Jul 18 2017Jul 31 2017We present Keck Cosmic Web Imager spectroscopy of the four putative images of the lensed quasar candidate J014709+463037 recently discovered by Berghea et al. (2017). The data verify the source as a quadruply lensed, broad absorption-line quasar having ... More
Molecular Oxygen in Oort Cloud Comet 1P/HalleyDec 05 2015Recently the ROSINA mass spectrometer suite on board the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft discovered an abundant amount of molecular oxygen, O2, in the coma of Jupiter family comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko of O2/H2O = 3.80+/-0.85%. It could ... More
On the Richter-Thomassen Conjecture about Pairwise Intersecting Closed CurvesDec 20 2014A long standing conjecture of Richter and Thomassen states that the total number of intersection points between any $n$ simple closed Jordan curves in the plane, so that any pair of them intersect and no three curves pass through the same point, is at ... More
Comparison of one-dimensional and quasi-one-dimensional Hubbard models from the variational two-electron reduced-density-matrix methodApr 21 2014Minimizing the energy of an $N$-electron system as a functional of a two-electron reduced density matrix (2-RDM), constrained by necessary $N$-representability conditions (conditions for the 2-RDM to represent an ensemble $N$-electron quantum system), ... More
Multiscaled wavelet transforms, ridgelet transforms, and Radon transforms on the space of matricesSep 07 2004Let $M$ be the space of real $n\times m$ matrices which can be identified with the Euclidean space $R^{nm}$. We introduce continuous wavelet transforms on $M$ with a multivalued scaling parameter represented by a positive definite symmetric matrix. These ... More
Narrow-Band Biphoton Generation near Atomic ResonanceApr 24 2008Generating nonclassical light offers a benchmark tool for the fundamental research and potential applications in quantum optics. Conventionally, it has become a standard technique to produce the nonclassical light through the nonlinear optical processes ... More
Analytic and Group-Theoretic Aspects of the Cosine TransformSep 09 2012This is a brief survey of recent results by the authors devoted to one of the most important operators of integral geometry. Basic facts about the analytic family of cosine transforms on the unit sphere and the corresponding Funk transform are extended ... More
The XMM Cluster Survey: Galaxy Morphologies and the Color-Magnitude Relation in XMMXCS J2215.9-1738 at z=1.46Mar 10 2009We present a study of the morphological fractions and color-magnitude relation in the most distant X-ray selected galaxy cluster currently known, XMMXCS J2215.9-1738 at z=1.46, using a combination of optical imaging data obtained with the Hubble Space ... More
Thin shells joining local cosmic string geometriesAug 16 2016In this article we present a theoretical construction of spacetimes with a thin shell that joins two different local cosmic string geometries. We study two types of global manifolds, one representing spacetimes with a standard thin shell and the other ... More
On topological changes in the Delaunay triangulation of moving pointsApr 12 2013Let $P$ be a collection of $n$ points moving along pseudo-algebraic trajectories in the plane. One of the hardest open problems in combinatorial and computational geometry is to obtain a nearly quadratic upper bound, or at least a subcubic bound, on the ... More
The Lower Dimensional Busemann-Petty Problem for Bodies with the Generalized Axial SymmetryJan 11 2007May 03 2007The lower dimensional Busemann-Petty problem asks, whether n-dimensional centrally symmetric convex bodies with smaller i-dimensional central sections necessarily have smaller volumes. The paper contains a complete solution to the problem when the body ... More
On the Funk-Radon-Helgason Inversion Method in Integral GeometryJul 21 2012The paper deals with totally geodesic Radon transforms on constant curvature spaces. We study applicability of the historically the first Funk-Radon-Helgason method of mean value operators to reconstruction of continuous and $L^p$ functions from their ... More
Kinetic Voronoi Diagrams and Delaunay Triangulations under Polygonal Distance FunctionsApr 18 2014Let $P$ be a set of $n$ points and $Q$ a convex $k$-gon in ${\mathbb R}^2$. We analyze in detail the topological (or discrete) changes in the structure of the Voronoi diagram and the Delaunay triangulation of $P$, under the convex distance function defined ... More
Funk, Cosine, and Sine Transforms on Stiefel and Grassmann manifoldsSep 11 2010The Funk, cosine, and sine transforms on the unit sphere are indispensable tools in integral geometry. They are also known to be interesting objects in harmonic analysis. The aim of the paper is to extend basic facts about these transforms to the more ... More
On the asymptotics of the Aubin-Yau functionalFeb 19 2015We derive an explicit formula for the asymptotic slope of the Aubin-Yau functional along Bergman geodesics. The result gives a way to check directly whether a projective variety is Chow-Mumford stable.
Pion-Nucleon Scattering and the $π$NN Coupling Constant in the Chiral Color Dielectric ModelDec 15 1994We apply the chiral color dielectric model to low- and medium-energy scattering within the coupled $\pi$N and $\pi\Delta$ system. Dynamic baryon states in which quarks are confined by the scalar color-dielectric field are constructed in Fock space. Spurious ... More
Non-Global Logarithms in Filtered Jet AlgorithmsFeb 24 2010May 10 2010We analytically and numerically study the effect of perturbative gluons emission on the "Filtering analysis", which is part of a subjet analysis procedure proposed two years ago to possibly identify a low-mass Higgs boson decaying into b\bar{b} at the ... More
Light Higgs searches at the LHC using jet substructureMay 13 2009Jun 26 2009It is widely believed that searching for a light Higgs boson (with a mass around 120 GeV) in the WH and ZH channels, where H decays into $b\bar{b}$, will be very challenging at the LHC. These proceedings describe how this channel can be recovered as a ... More
Funk, Cosine, and Sine Transforms on Stiefel and Grassmann manifolds, IIMar 06 2011We investigate analytic continuation of the matrix cosine and sine transforms introduced in Part I and depending on a complex parameter $\a$. It is shown that the cosine transform corresponding to $\a=0$ is a constant multiple of the Funk-Radon transform ... More
Elementary Inversion of Riesz Potentials and Radon-John TransformsJan 26 2011New simple proofs are given to some elementary approximate and explicit inversion formulas for Riesz potentials. The results are applied to reconstruction of functions from their integrals over Euclidean planes in integral geometry.
New Inversion Formulas for the Horospherical TransformDec 10 2014The following two inversion methods for Radon-like transforms are widely used in integral geometry and related harmonic analysis. The first method invokes mean value operators in accordance with the classical Funk-Radon-Helgason scheme. The second one ... More
On elliptic curves with an isogeny of degree 7Jul 27 2010Oct 16 2012We show that if $E$ is an elliptic curve over $\mathbf{Q}$ with a $\mathbf{Q}$-rational isogeny of degree 7, then the image of the 7-adic Galois representation attached to $E$ is as large as allowed by the isogeny, except for the curves with complex multiplication ... More
The Monge-Ampère Equation with Guillemin Boundary ConditionsJan 15 2014Existence and boundary regularity away from the corners are established for two-dimensional Monge-Amp\`{e}re equations on convex polytopes with Guillemin boundary conditions. An important step is to derive an expansion in terms of functions $y^n$ and ... More
Two-Photon Beatings Using Biphotons Generated from a Two-Level SystemJul 25 2008We propose a two-photon beating experiment based upon biphotons generated from a resonant pumping two-level system operating in a backward geometry. On the one hand, the linear optical-response leads biphotons produced from two sidebands in the Mollow ... More
On the Determination of Star Bodies from Their Half-SectionsSep 07 2016We obtain explicit inversion formulas for the Radon-like transform that assigns to a function on the unit sphere the integrals of that function over hemispheres lying in lower dimensional central cross-sections. The results are applied to determination ... More
Gegenbauer-Chebyshev Integrals and Radon TransformsOct 15 2014Jan 23 2015We suggest new modifications of Helgason's support theorems and descriptions of the kernels for several projectively equivalent transforms of integral geometry. The paper deals with the hyperplane Radon transform and its dual, the totally geodesic transforms ... More
Generalized cosine transforms and classes of star bodiesFeb 24 2006The spherical Radon transform on the unit sphere can be regarded as a member of the analytic family of suitably normalized generalized cosine transforms. We derive new formulas for these transforms and apply them to study classes of intersections bodies ... More
The Radon Transform on the Heisenberg Group and the Transversal Radon TransformOct 13 2009The notion of the Radon transform on the Heisenberg group was introduced by R. Strichartz and inspired by D. Geller and E.M. Stein's related work. The more general transversal Radon transform integrates functions on the m-dimensional real Euclidean space ... More
Spherical Means in Odd Dimensions and EPD equationsNov 13 2007The paper contains a simple proof of the Finch-Patch-Rakesh inversion formula for the spherical mean Radon transform in odd dimensions. This transform arises in thermoacoustic tomography. Applications are given to the Cauchy problem for the Euler-Poisson-Darboux ... More
Intersection Bodies and Generalized Cosine TransformsMar 31 2007May 03 2007Intersection bodies represent a remarkable class of geometric objects associated with sections of star bodies and invoking Radon transforms, generalized cosine transforms, and the relevant Fourier analysis. The main focus of this article is interrelation ... More
Liveness of Parameterized Timed NetworksSep 14 2016We consider the model checking problem of infinite state systems given in the form of parameterized discrete timed networks with multiple clocks. We show that this problem is decidable with respect to specifications given by B- or S-automata. Such specifications ... More
Dense Distributions from Sparse Samples: Improved Gibbs Sampling Parameter Estimators for LDAMay 08 2015Apr 11 2017We introduce a novel approach for estimating Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) parameters from collapsed Gibbs samples (CGS), by leveraging the full conditional distributions over the latent variable assignments to efficiently average over multiple samples, ... More
Extended Graded Modalities in Strategy LogicJul 12 2016Strategy Logic (SL) is a logical formalism for strategic reasoning in multi-agent systems. Its main feature is that it has variables for strategies that are associated to specific agents with a binding operator. We introduce Graded Strategy Logic (GradedSL), ... More
Evidence for Ubiquitous Collimated Galactic-Scale Outflows along the Star-Forming Sequence at z~0.5Jul 04 2013We present an analysis of the MgII 2796, 2803 and FeII 2586, 2600 absorption line profiles in individual spectra of 105 galaxies at 0.3<z<1.4. The galaxies, drawn from redshift surveys of the GOODS fields and the Extended Groth Strip, fully sample the ... More
I^K-convergenceSep 13 2011In this paper we introduce I^K-convergence which is a common generalization of the I^K-convergence of sequences, double sequences and nets. We show that many results that were shown before for these special cases are true for the I^K-convergence, too
Quantum integrable Toda like systemsOct 14 1998Using deformation quantization and suitable 2 by 2 quantum $R$-matrices we show that a list of Toda like classical integrable systems given by Y.B.Suris is quantum integrable in the sense that the classical conserved quantities (which are already in involution ... More
Optimal Partitioning for Dual-Pivot QuicksortMar 21 2013Oct 13 2015Dual-pivot quicksort refers to variants of classical quicksort where in the partitioning step two pivots are used to split the input into three segments. This can be done in different ways, giving rise to different algorithms. Recently, a dual-pivot algorithm ... More
Algorithmic Optimisations for Iterative Deconvolution MethodsApr 26 2013We investigate possibilities to speed up iterative algorithms for non-blind image deconvolution. We focus on algorithms in which convolution with the point-spread function to be deconvolved is used in each iteration, and aim at accelerating these convolution ... More
Open-closed modular operads, Cardy condition and string field theoryNov 26 2016We prove that the modular operad of diffeomorphism classes of Riemann surfaces with both `open' and `closed' boundary components, in the sense of string field theory, is the modular completion of its genus 0 part quotiented by the Cardy condition. We ... More
The Persistence of Cool Galactic Winds in High Stellar Mass Galaxies Between z~1.4 and ~1Dec 13 2009We present an analysis of the MgII 2796, 2803 and FeII 2586, 2600 absorption line profiles in coadded spectra of 468 galaxies at 0.7 < z < 1.5. The galaxy sample, drawn from the Team Keck Treasury Redshift Survey of the GOODS-N field, has a range in stellar ... More
The International Linear Collider Technical Design Report - Volume 3.I: Accelerator R&D in the Technical Design PhaseJun 26 2013The International Linear Collider Technical Design Report (TDR) describes in four volumes the physics case and the design of a 500 GeV centre-of-mass energy linear electron-positron collider based on superconducting radio-frequency technology using Niobium ... More
Ground States and Singular Vectors of Convex Variational Regularization MethodsNov 09 2012Singular value decomposition is the key tool in the analysis and understanding of linear regularization methods. In the last decade nonlinear variational approaches such as $\ell^1$ or total variation regularizations became quite prominent regularization ... More
On the representation of polyhedra by polynomial inequalitiesMar 26 2002Oct 24 2002A beautiful result of Br\"ocker and Scheiderer on the stability index of basic closed semi-algebraic sets implies, as a very special case, that every $d$-dimensional polyhedron admits a representation as the set of solutions of at most $d(d+1)/2$ polynomial ... More
Reconstruction of manifolds and subsets of normed spaces from subgroups of their homeomorphism groupsOct 06 2005We prove various reconstruction theorems about open subsets of normed spaces. E.g. if the uniformly continuous homeomorphism groups of two such sets are isomorphic, then this isomorphism is induced by a uniformly continuous homeomorphism between these ... More
A Quantum Search Algorithm for a Specified Number of TargetsApr 17 2001Nov 10 2001The quantum search algorithm of Chen and Diao, which finds with certainty a single target item in an unsorted database, is modified so as to be capable of searching for an arbitrary specified number of target items. If the number of targets, nu_0, is ... More
Locality in the Everett Interpretation of Heisenberg-Picture Quantum MechanicsMar 14 2001May 10 2001Bell's theorem depends crucially on counterfactual reasoning, and is mistakenly interpreted as ruling out a local explanation for the correlations which can be observed between the results of measurements performed on spatially-separated quantum systems. ... More
Locally Moving Groups and the Reconstruction Problem for Chains and CirclesOct 06 2005We prove that complete Boolean algebras can be reconstructed from any locally moving subgroup of their full automorphism group. We use this theorem in order to prove that linear orders and circles can be reconstructed from small subgroups of their full ... More
Dependence of the superconducting effective mass on doping in cupratesJun 14 2005Using a doping-determined multiband model spectrum of a "typical'' cuprate the effective mass of the paired carriers is calculated on the whole doping scale. Large $m_{ab}$ values quench rapidly with leaving the very underdoped region. Further slower ... More
Two-component scenario and related gaps in cupratesAug 26 2004A simple model of cuprate superconductivity with an electron spectrum prepared by doping is developed. The pair-transfer interaction couples the itinerant band with two components ("hot'' and "cold'') of the defect subsystem. There are basic defect-itinerant ... More
Navigation of Spacetime Ships in Unified Gravitational and Electromagnetic WavesMay 02 2002Oct 07 2004On the basis of a "local" principle of equivalence of general relativity, we consider a navigation in a kind of "4D-ocean" involving measurements of conformally invariant physical properties only. Then, applying the Pfaff theory for PDE to a particular ... More
Relativistic Stereometric Coordinates from Relativistic Localizing Systems and the Projective Geometry of the Spacetime ManifoldJul 19 2014Jul 22 2014Relativistic stereometric coordinates supplied by relativistic auto-locating positioning systems made up of four satellites supplemented by a fifth one are defined in addition to the well-known emission and reception coordinates. Such a constellation ... More
A Canonical Quantization of the Baker's MapJul 17 1998We present here a canonical quantization for the baker's map. The method we use is quite different from that used in Balazs and Voros (ref. \QCITE{cite}{}{BV}) and Saraceno (ref. \QCITE{cite}{}{S}). We first construct a natural ``baker covering map'' ... More
Quantum Mechanics on a TorusJul 20 1998We present here a canonical description for quantizing classical maps on a torus. We prove theorems analagous to classical theorems on mixing and ergodicity in terms of a quantum Koopman space $ L^2 (A_\hbar},\tau_\hbar) $ obtained as the completion of ... More
Search for CP Violation in the Dalitz-Plot Analysis of D+/- -> K+ K- pi+/-Jul 28 2008Oct 09 2008We report on a search for CP asymmetry in the singly Cabibbo-suppressed decay D+ -> K+ K- pi+ using a data sample of 818 pb-1 accumulated with the CLEO-c detector on the psi(3770) resonance. A Dalitz-plot analysis is used to determine the amplitudes of ... More
New Inversion Formulas for Radon Transforms on Affine GrassmanniansOct 07 2016We obtain new inversion formulas for the Radon transform and the corresponding dual transform acting on affine Grassmann manifolds of planes in $R^n$. The consideration is performed in full generality on continuous functions and functions belonging to ... More
The virialization density of peaks with general density profiles under spherical collapseNov 21 2013We calculate the non-linear virialization density, $\Delta_c$, of halos under spherical collapse from peaks with an arbitrary initial and final density profile. This is in contrast to the standard calculation of $\Delta_c$ which assumes top-hat profiles. ... More
Causal Inference Through Potential Outcomes and Principal Stratification: Application to Studies with "Censoring" Due to DeathDec 27 2006Causal inference is best understood using potential outcomes. This use is particularly important in more complex settings, that is, observational studies or randomized experiments with complications such as noncompliance. The topic of this lecture, the ... More
Deformed extra space and the smallness of the cosmological constantSep 23 2016The mechanism of different universes formation is elaborated. Each universe is characterized by a unique cosmological constant. It is shown that the set of cosmological constants has the cardinality of the continuum and contains zero cosmological constant. ... More
$^{12}$C/$^{13}$C ratio in planetary nebulae from the IUE archivesJan 06 2004We investigated the abundance ratio of $^{12}$C/$^{13}$C in planetary nebulae by examining emission lines arising from \ion{C}{3} $2s2p ^3P_{2,1,0} \to 2s^2 ^1S_0$. Spectra were retrieved from the International Ultraviolet Explorer archives, and multiple ... More
Null Spaces of Radon TransformsApr 15 2015We obtain new descriptions of the null spaces of several projectively equivalent transforms in integral geometry. The paper deals with the hyperplane Radon transform, the totally geodesic transforms on the sphere and the hyperbolic space, the spherical ... More
Temperature Variations from HST Spectroscopy of the Orion NebulaDec 10 2002We present HST/STIS long-slit spectroscopy of NGC 1976. Our goal is to measure the intrinsic line ratio [O III] 4364/5008 and thereby evaluate the electron temperature (T_e) and the fractional mean-square T_e variation (t_A^2) across the nebula. We also ... More
The International Linear Collider Technical Design Report - Volume 3.II: Accelerator Baseline DesignJun 26 2013The International Linear Collider Technical Design Report (TDR) describes in four volumes the physics case and the design of a 500 GeV centre-of-mass energy linear electron-positron collider based on superconducting radio-frequency technology using Niobium ... More
Deviations from He I Case B Recombination Theory and Extinction Corrections in the Orion NebulaOct 20 2006We are engaged in a comprehensive program to find reliable elemental abundances in and to probe the physical structure of the Orion Nebula, the brightest and best-resolved H II region. In the course of developing a robust extinction correction covering ... More
Explanation, Evolution and Subjective Probability in Everett Quantum Mechanics with Positive PreclusionDec 21 2009Mar 28 2010The usual interpretational rule of quantum mechanics which states that outcomes do not occur when their weights are zero is changed so as to preclude outcomes with weights less than a small but positive value. With this "positive preclusion" rule, and ... More
Observers and Locality in Everett Quantum Field TheorySep 14 2009Feb 23 2011A model for measurement in collapse-free nonrelativistic fermionic quantum field theory is presented. In addition to local propagation and effectively-local interactions, the model incorporates explicit representations of localized observers, thus extending ... More
A classification of CO spaces which are continuous images of compact ordered spacesJun 12 2007A compact Hausdorff space X is called a CO space, if every closed subset of X is homeomorphic to an open subset of X. Every successor ordinal with its order topology is a CO space. We find an explicit characterization of the class K of CO spaces which ... More
Degree switching and partitioning for enumerating graphs to arbitrary orders of accuracyNov 12 2015We provide a novel method for constructing asymptotics (to arbitrary accuracy) for the number of directed graphs that realize a fixed bidegree sequence $d = a \times b$ with maximum degree $d_{max}=O(S^{\frac{1}{2}-\tau})$ for an arbitrarily small positive ... More
Selmer companion curvesMar 03 2012Aug 18 2012We say that two elliptic curves E_1, E_2 over a number field K are n-Selmer companions for a positive integer n if for every quadratic character \chi of K, there is an isomorphism between the n-Selmer groups Sel_n(E_1^\chi/K) and Sel_n(E_2^\chi/K) of ... More
Existence and stability of hole solutions to complex Ginzburg-Landau equationsFeb 01 1999We consider the existence and stability of the hole, or dark soliton, solution to a Ginzburg-Landau perturbation of the defocusing nonlinear Schroedinger equation (NLS), and to the nearly real complex Ginzburg-Landau equation (CGL). By using dynamical ... More
Sufficient Conditions for Graphicality of Bidegree SequencesNov 07 2015Oct 21 2016There are a variety of existing conditions for a degree sequence to be graphic. When a degree sequence satisfies any of these conditions, there exists a graph that realizes the sequence. We formulate several novel sufficient graphicality criteria that ... More
Cascade Birth of Universes in Multidimensional SpacesApr 28 2008The formation mechanism of universes with distinctly different properties is considered within the framework of pure gravity in a space of D > 4 dimensions. The emergence of the Planck scale and its relationship to the inflaton mass are discussed.
Band structure of local pairs. Mathematical toolsSep 18 1999A system of strongly interacting fermions in a solid state is discussed. A structure of singlet and triplet coupled 2-particle states and their excitation spectra are investigated. It is shown that an account of intersite fermion interaction leads to ... More
Search for Invisible Decays of the Upsilon(1S) ResonanceDec 21 2006Feb 07 2007We present a measurement of the branching fraction of invisible Upsilon(1S) decays, using 1.2 fb^{-1} of data collected at the Upsilon(2S) resonance with the CLEO III detector at CESR. After subtracting expected backgrounds from events that pass selection ... More
Isotope effects in multiband superconductorsJun 09 2006Isotope effects in a multiband superconductor with a leading interband pairing channel are investigated. A relatively small electron-phonon contribution into the pair-transfer interaction can cause effects of observed magnitude. A multiband model which ... More