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Do cement nanoparticles exist in space ?Apr 29 2014The calcium-silicate-hydrate is used to model properties of cement on Earth. We study cementitious nanoparticles and propose these structures as components of cosmic dust grains. Quantum density functional theory methods are applied for the calculation ... More

A connected multidimensional maximum bisection problemDec 02 2015The maximum graph bisection problem is a well known graph partition problem. The problem has been proven to be NP-hard. In the maximum graph bisection problem it is required that the set of vertices is divided into two partition with equal number of vertices, ... More

Scattering of Strahl Electrons in the Solar Wind between 0.3 and 1 au: Helios ObservationsApr 17 2019Electron velocity distribution functions in the solar wind according to standard models consist of 4 components, of which 3 are symmetric - the core, the halo, and the superhalo, and one is magnetic field-aligned, beam-like population, referred to as ... More

On the Effect of the Interplanetary Medium on Nanodust Observations by the Solar Terrestrial Relations ObservatoryJan 12 2015New measurements using radio and plasma-wave instruments in interplanetary space have shown that nanometer-scale dust, or nanodust, is a significant contributor to the total mass in interplanetary space. Better measurements of nanodust will allow us to ... More

A multidimensional maximum bisection problemJun 25 2015This work introduces a multidimensional generalization of the maximum bisection problem. A mixed integer linear programming formulation is proposed with the proof of its correctness. The numerical tests, made on the randomly generated graphs, indicates ... More

Demonstrating Universal Scaling in Quench Dynamics of a Yukawa One-Component PlasmaOct 26 2015The Yukawa one-component plasma (OCP) is a paradigm model for describing plasmas that contain one component of interest and one or more other components that can be treated as a neutralizing, screening background. In appropriately scaled units, interactions ... More

A transonic collisionless model of the solar windFeb 15 2004Because of the semi-collisional nature of the solar wind, the collisionless or exospheric approach as well as the hydrodynamic one are both inaccurate. However, the advantage of simplicity makes them useful for enlightening some basic mechanisms of solar ... More

Acceleration of weakly collisional solar-type windsMay 16 2005One of the basic properties of the solar wind, that is the high speed of the fast wind, is still not satisfactorily explained. This is mainly due to the theoretical difficulty of treating weakly collisional plasmas. The fluid approach implies that the ... More

Suprathermal electron strahl widths in the presence of narrow-band whistler waves in the solar windJan 17 2017We perform the first statistical study of the effects of the interaction of suprathermal electrons with narrow-band whistler mode waves in the solar wind. We show that this interaction does occur and that it is associated with enhanced widths of the so ... More

Identifying boosted new physics with non-isolated leptonsOct 01 2014Jan 25 2015We demonstrate the utility of leptons which fail standard isolation criteria in searches for new physics at the LHC. Such leptons can arise in any event containing a highly boosted particle which decays to both leptons and quarks. We begin by considering ... More

Coexistence of orbital and quantum critical magnetoresistance in FeSe$_{1-x}$S$_{x}$Mar 13 2019The recent discovery of a non-magnetic nematic quantum critical point (QCP) in the iron chalcogenide family FeSe$_{1-x}$S$_{x}$ has raised the prospect of investigating, in isolation, the role of nematicity on the electronic properties of correlated metals. ... More

Dust detection by the wave instrument on STEREO: nanoparticles picked up by the solar wind?Mar 24 2009Apr 04 2009The STEREO/WAVES instrument has detected a very large number of intense voltage pulses. We suggest that these events are produced by impact ionisation of nanoparticles striking the spacecraft at a velocity of the order of magnitude of the solar wind speed. ... More

Interplanetary Nanodust Detection by the Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory/WAVES Low Frequency ReceiverMar 05 2013New measurements using radio and plasma-wave instruments in interplanetary space have shown that nanometer-scale dust, or nanodust, is a significant contributor to the total mass in interplanetary space. Better measurements of nanodust will allow us to ... More

Experimental Clock Calibration\\on a Crystal-Free Mote-on-a-ChipApr 17 2019The elimination of the off-chip frequency reference, typically a crystal oscillator, would bring important benefits in terms of size, price and energy efficiency to IEEE802.15.4 compliant radios and systems-on-chip. The stability of on-chip oscillators ... More

Missing Fe: hydrogenated iron nanoparticlesNov 01 2016Although it was found that the FeH lines exist in the spectra of some stars, none of the spectral features in the ISM have been assigned to this molecule. We suggest that iron atoms interact with hydrogen and produce Fe-H nanoparticles which sometimes ... More

On the mechanism of radio emission in type III Solar RadioburstsDec 26 2018Type III solar radio bursts are generated by streams of energetic electrons accelerated at the Sun during periods of the solar activity. The generation occurs in two steps. Initially, electron beams generate electrostatic Langmuir waves and then these ... More

Spacecraft charging and ion wake formation in the near-Sun environmentJun 04 2010A three-dimensional (3-D), self-consistent code is employed to solve for the static potential structure surrounding a spacecraft in a high photoelectron environment. The numerical solutions show that, under certain conditions, a spacecraft can take on ... More

Formulae for the Analysis of the Flavor-Tagged Decay B^0_s --> Jpsi phiAug 25 2010Nov 29 2010Differential rates in the decay B^0_s --> Jpsi phi, with phi --> K^+K^- and Jpsi --> mu^+ mu^- are sensitive to the CP-violation phase beta_s, predicted to be very small in the standard model. The analysis of B^0_s --> Jpsi phi decays is also suitable ... More

Precision Spectroscopy of Atomic Hydrogen and Variations of Fundamental ConstantsNov 26 2003Jul 27 2004In 2003 we have measured the absolute frequency of the $(1S, F=1, m_F=\pm 1) \leftrightarrow (2S, F'=1, m_F'=\pm 1)$ two-photon transition in atomic hydrogen. We observed a variation of $(-29\pm 57)$ Hz over a 44 months interval separating this measurement ... More

Wave fronts via Fourier series coefficientsJul 15 2014Apr 14 2015Motivated by the product of periodic distributions, we give a new description of the wave front and the Sobolev-type wave front of a distribution $f\in\mathscr{D}'(\mathbb{R}^d)$ in terms of Fourier series coefficients.

Statistical Survey of Type III Radio Bursts at Long Wavelengths Observed by the Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO)/Waves Instruments: Goniopolarimetric Properties and Radio Source LocationsOct 21 2014We have performed statistical analysis of a large number of Type III radio bursts observed by STEREO between May 2007 and February 2013. Only intense, simple, and isolated cases have been included in our data set. We have focused on the goniopolarimetric ... More

Fluid theory of coherent magnetic vortices in high-beta space plasmasMay 08 2017Jun 11 2018In-situ observations in the Earth's and Saturn's magnetosheaths and in the solar wind reveal the presence of Alfv\'en vortices as intermittent structures in the range of scales from tens to several ion scales. These magnetic vortices appear compressible ... More

Solar wind turbulent spectrum at plasma kinetic scalesDec 03 2012The description of the turbulent spectrum of magnetic fluctuations in the solar wind in the kinetic range of scales is not yet completely established. Here, we perform a statistical study of 100 spectra measured by the STAFF instrument on the Cluster ... More

$\mathsf{LLF}_{\cal P}$: a logical framework for modeling external evidence, side conditions, and proof irrelevance using monadsFeb 23 2017Jul 05 2017We extend the constructive dependent type theory of the Logical Framework $\mathsf{LF}$ with monadic, dependent type constructors indexed with predicates over judgements, called Locks. These monads capture various possible proof attitudes in establishing ... More

Gyrokinetic theory of magnetic structures in high-beta plasmas of the Earths magnetopause and of the slow solar windMay 08 2017Nonlinear effects of the trapping of resonant particles by the combined action of the electric field and the magnetic mirror force is studied using a gyrokinetic description that includes the finite Larmor radius effects. A general nonlinear solution ... More

New Limits to the Drift of Fundamental Constants from Laboratory MeasurementsDec 12 2003Jun 04 2004We have remeasured the absolute $1S$-$2S$ transition frequency $\nu_{\rm {H}}$ in atomic hydrogen. A comparison with the result of the previous measurement performed in 1999 sets a limit of $(-29\pm 57)$ Hz for the drift of $\nu_{\rm {H}}$ with respect ... More

Cold Atom Clocks, Precision Oscillators and Fundamental TestsOct 04 2003We describe two experimental tests of the Equivalence Principle that are based on frequency measurements between precision oscillators and/or highly accurate atomic frequency standards. Based on comparisons between the hyperfine frequencies of 87Rb and ... More

SN 2011ht: Weak explosion in massive extended envelopeOct 21 2015Oct 29 2015A possibility is explored to account for the light curve and the low expansion velocity of the supernova SN~2011ht, a member of group of three objects showing signatures of both IIn and IIP supernovae. It is argued that the radiated energy and the expansion ... More

Affine metrics and algebroid structures: Application to general relativity and unificationAug 14 2011Affine metrics and its associated algebroid bundle are developed. Theses structures are applied to the general relativity and provide an structure for unification of gravity and electromagnetism. The final result is a field equation on the associated ... More

$ΔS = 1$ Hadronic Weak Decays of Hyperons in a Soliton ModelSep 23 1997We study the parity violating hyperon non-leptonic weak decays in the three flavor Skyrme model. We follow the approach in which the symmetry breaking terms in the action are diagonalized exactly within the collective coordinate approximation. We show ... More

Fate of k_perp-factorization for hard processes in nuclear environmentDec 15 2004Large thickness of heavy nuclei brings in a new scale into the pQCD description of hard processes in nuclear environment. The familiar linear $k_{\perp}$-factorization breaks down and must be replaced by a new concept of the nonlinear $k_{\perp}$-factorization ... More

Random data Cauchy theory for supercritical wave equations I: Local theoryJul 10 2007We study the local existence of strong solutions for the cubic nonlinear wave equation with data in $H^s(M)$, $s<1/2$, where $M$ is a three dimensional compact riemannian manifold. This problem is supercritical and can be shown to be strongly ill-posed ... More

Bosonic stimulation of cold 1s excitons into a harmonic potential minimum in Cu$_2$OFeb 07 2003Density distribution of cold exciton clouds generated into a strain-induced potential well by two-photon excitation in Cu$_2$O is studied at 2 K. We find that an anomalous spike, which can be interpreted as accumulation of the excitons into the ground ... More

The Universal Equation of State near the Critical Point of QCDJan 12 2004Jun 18 2004We study the universal properties of the phase diagram of QCD near the critical point using the exact renormalization group. For two-flavour QCD and zero quark masses we derive the universal equation of state in the vicinity of the tricritical point. ... More

Analytical Estimate of the Effect of Spherical Inhomogeneities on Luminosity Distance and RedshiftFeb 06 2008Jun 25 2008We provide an analytical estimate of the effect of a spherical inhomogeneity on light beams that travel through it. We model the interior of the inhomogeneity in terms of the Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi metric. We assume that the beam source is located outside ... More

Heavy quark skyrmionsMay 18 2009The description of the heavy baryons as heavy-meson--soliton bound systems is reviewed. We outline how such bound systems arise from effective lagrangians that respect both chiral symmetry and heavy quark symmetry. Effects due to finite heavy quark masses ... More

Wind of presupernova IIn SN~1997egJan 15 2019Spectra and phototometry of type IIn supernova SN 1997eg are used to determine properties of the circumstellar gas lost by the presupernova during the latest 200 years before the explosion. The analysis of narrow H$\alpha$ and [Fe X] 6374 \AA\ results ... More

Connection between Diffraction and Small-$x$Nov 30 2001A brief review of the modern QCD theory of diffractive DIS is given.

Diffractive DIS: Where Are We?Nov 12 2001Nov 20 2001A brief review of the modern QCD theory of diffractive DIS is given. The recent progress has been remarkably rapid, all the principal predictions from the color dipole approach to diffraction - the $(Q^2+m_V^2)$ scaling, the pattern of SCHNC, shrinkage ... More

Diffractive Vector Mesons in DIS: Meson Structure and QCDSep 15 2000I review the modern status of QCD theory of diffractive vector meson production with the focus on shrinkage of photons with Q2 and (Q2+mV2)$scaling, j-plane properties of the QCD pomeron and Regge shrinkage of diffraction cone, $s$-channel helicity non-conservation ... More

Spin dependence of diffractive DISMay 31 1999I review the recent progress in the theory of s-channel helicity nonconservation (SCHNC) effects in diffractive DIS including the unitarity driven demise of the Burkhardt-Cottingham sum rule and strong scaling departure from the Wandzura-Wilczek relation. ... More

New upper bound for a class of vertex Folkman numbersJan 11 2006We improve the previuosly known bound for some vertex Folkman numbers.

Upgrading the Local Ergodic Theorem for planar semi-dispersing billiardsMay 29 2007Jun 04 2009The Local Ergodic Theorem (also known as the `Fundamental Theorem') gives sufficient conditions under which a phase point has an open neighborhood that belongs (mod 0) to one ergodic component. This theorem is a key ingredient of many proofs of ergodicity ... More

Flow-invariant hypersurfaces in semi-dispersing billiardsMar 15 2006This work results from our attempts to solve Boltzmann-Sinai's hypothesis about the ergodicity of hard ball gases. A crucial element in the studies of the dynamics of hard balls is the analysis of special hypersurfaces in the phase space consisting of ... More

Asymmetry of $^{56}$Ni ejecta and polarization in type IIP supernova 2004djAug 21 2006I study a problem, whether the asymmetry of a $^{56}$Ni ejecta that results in the asymmetry of the H$\alpha$ emission line at the nebular epoch of the type IIP supernova SN 2004dj is able also to account for the recently detected polarization of the ... More

Non-Abelian Lovelock-Born-Infeld Topological Black HolesSep 02 2009Oct 24 2009We present the asymptotically AdS solutions of the Einstein gravity with hyperbolic horizons in the presence of $So(n(n-1)/2-1, 1)$ Yang-Mills fields governed by the non-Abelian Born-Infeld lagrangian. We investigate the properties of these solutions ... More

Gaussian measures associated to the higher order conservation laws of the Benjamin-Ono equationSep 24 2011Jul 04 2012Inspired by the work of Zhidkov on the KdV equation, we perform a construction of weighted gaussian measures associated to the higher order conservation laws of the Benjamin-Ono equation. The resulting measures are supported by Sobolev spaces of increasing ... More

Stability of the Lepton-Flavor Mixing Matrix Against Quantum CorrectionsJun 24 1999Recent neutrino experiments suggest the strong evidences of tiny neutrino masses and the lepton-flavor mixing. Neutrino-oscillation solutions for the atmospheric neutrino anomaly and the solar neutrino deficit can determine the texture of neutrino mass ... More

Yukawa Interaction from a SUSY Composite ModelSep 04 1997We present a composite model that is based on non-perturbative effects of N=1 supersymmetric SU(N_C) gauge theory with N_f=N_C+1 flavors. In this model, we consider N_C=7, where all matter fields in the supersymmetric standard model, that is, quarks, ... More

Static Configurations of Dark Energy and Dark MatterSep 26 2005Dec 08 2005We study static configurations of dark matter coupled to a scalar field responsible for the dark energy of the Universe. The dark matter is modelled as a Fermi gas within the Thomas-Fermi approximation. The mass of the dark matter particles is a function ... More

An example of a 16-vertex Folkman edge (3,4)-graph without 8-cliquesFeb 12 2006In this paper we prove a new upper bouhd on an edge Folkman number. In a previous paper we have proved that this bound is exact.

Invariant measure for a three dimensional nonlinear wave equationJul 10 2007We study the long time behavior of the subcritical (subcubic) defocussing nonlinear wave equation on the three dimensional ball, for random data of low regularity. We prove that for a large set of radial initial data in $\cap_{s<1/2} H^s(B(0,1))$ the ... More

Modified Gauss-Newton method in low-rank signal estimationMar 04 2018The paper is devoted to the solution of a weighted non-linear least-squares problem for low-rank signal estimation, which is related Hankel structured low-rank approximation problems. The solution is constructed by a modified weighted Gauss-Newton method. ... More

POLAR Investigation of the Sun - POLARISMay 28 2008Jun 23 2008The POLAR Investigation of the Sun (POLARIS) mission uses a combination of a gravity assist and solar sail propulsion to place a spacecraft in a 0.48 AU circular orbit around the Sun with an inclination of 75 degrees with respect to solar equator. This ... More

Henon-Heiles Hamiltonian for Coupled Upper-Hybrid and Magnetoacoutic Waves in Magnetized PlasmasJul 24 1995We show that the coupled mode equations for the stationary propagation of upper--hybrid and magnetoacoustic waves in magnetized electron--ion plasmas with negative group dispersion can be exactly derived from the generalized \Henon--Heiles Hamiltonian. ... More

Circumstellar Na I and Ca II lines of type Ia supernovae in symbiotic scenarioJan 29 2008Formation of circumstellar lines of Na I and Ca II in type Ia supernovae is studied for the case, when supernova explodes in a binary system with a red giant. The model suggests a spherically-symmetric wind and takes into account ionization and heating ... More

Broad emission lines from opaque electron-scattering environment of SN 1998SJun 13 2001I propose that broad narrow-topped emission lines with full width at zero intensity >20000 km/s, seen in early-time spectra of SN 1998S, originate from a dense circumstellar gas and not from the supernova ejecta. The tremendous line width is the result ... More

Circumstellar interaction in type Ibn supernovae and SN 2006jcAug 05 2009I analyse peculiar properties of light curve and continua of enigmatic Ibn supernovae, including SN 2006jc, and argue in favour of the early strong circumstellar interaction. This interaction explains the high luminosity and fast flux rise of SN 1999cq, ... More

Light Scalar Mesons as Manifestation of Spontaneously Broken Chiral SymmetryJan 20 2010Attention is paid to the production mechanisms of light scalars that reveal their nature. We reveal the chiral shielding of the \sigma(600) meson. We show that the kaon loop mechanism of the \phi radiative decays, ratified by experiment, points to the ... More

Strong decays of P wave baryons in the $1/N_c$ expansionApr 18 2005The hadronic decays of non-strange negative parity baryons are analyzed in the framework of the 1/Nc expansion. A complete basis of spin-flavor operators for the pseudoscalar meson S and D partial wave amplitudes is established to order 1/Nc and the unknown ... More

Two and Three parametric regular generalizations of spherically symmetric and axially symmetric metricsNov 22 2002Regular generalizations of spherically and axially symmetric metrics and their properties are considered. Newton gravity law generalizations are reduced for null geodesic.

Stripes ordering in self-stratification experiments of binary and ternary granular mixturesApr 25 2000The self-stratification of binary and ternary granular mixtures has been experimentally investigated. Ternary mixtures lead to a particular ordering of the strates which was not accounted for in former explanations. Bouncing grains are found to have an ... More

Spin Dependence of Diffractive Vector Meson ProductionAug 24 1999Aug 26 1999I review the recent progress in the theory of s-channel helicity nonconservation (SCHNC) effects in diffractive DIS. SCHNC in diffractive vector meson production is an unique probe of the spin-orbit coupling and Fermi motion of quarks in vector mesons. ... More

Helicity Flip in Diffractive DISAug 26 1999I review new results on s-channel helicity nonconservation (SCHNC) in diffractive DIS. I discuss how by virtue of unitarity diffractive DIS gives rise to spin structure functions which were believed to vanish at x << 1. These include tensor polarization ... More

Asymptotic behaviour of the total cross section of p-p scattering and the Akeno cosmic ray dataApr 21 1993I present a new determination of the total cross section for proton-proton collisions from the recent Akeno results on absorption of the cosmic ray protons in the p-Air collisions. Extrapolation to the SSC energy suggests $\sigma_{tot}(p-p) \approx (160-170) ... More

The Electron Temperature and Anisotropy in the Solar Wind. I. Comparison of the Core and Halo PopulationsFeb 26 2016Estimating the temperature of the solar wind particles and their anisotropies is particularly important for understanding the origin of these deviations from thermal equilibrium as well as their effects. In the absence of energetic events the velocity ... More

In-flight calibration of STEREO-B/WAVES antenna systemAug 26 2015The STEREO/WAVES (SWAVES) experiment on board the two STEREO spacecraft (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) launched on 25 October 2006 is dedicated to the measurement of the radio spectrum at frequencies between a few kilohertz and 16 MHz. The ... More

Equivalence of magnetic field and particle dilution in the strange metal state of CeCoIn$_5$Oct 19 2018The Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer mechanism for superconductivity is a triumph of the theory of many-body systems. Implicit in its formulation is the existence of long-lived (quasi)particles, originating from the electronic building blocks of the materials, ... More

On the speed and acceleration of electron beams triggering interplanetary type III radio burstsJul 24 2015Type III radio bursts are intense radio emissions triggered by beams of energetic electrons often associated with solar flares. These exciter beams propagate outwards from the Sun along an open magnetic field line in the corona and in the interplanetary ... More

Effective quantum number for axially symmetric problemsAug 15 2014We generalize the universal effective quantum number introduced earlier for centrally symmetric problems. The proposed number determines the semiclassical quantization condition for axially symmetric potentials.

Propagation of a Dark Soliton in a Disordered Bose-Einstein CondensateJun 01 2005Sep 26 2005We consider the propagation of a dark soliton in a quasi 1D Bose-Einstein condensate in presence of a random potential. This configuration involves nonlinear effects and disorder, and we argue that, contrarily to the study of stationary transmission coefficients ... More

Unnatural Oscillon Lifetimes in an Expanding BackgroundApr 19 2006Jul 11 2006We consider a classical toy model of a massive scalar field in 1+1 dimensions with a constant exponential expansion rate of space. The nonlinear theory under consideration supports approximate oscillon solutions, but they eventually decay due to their ... More

Non-linear Matter Spectrum for a Variable Equation of StateFeb 17 2010Apr 10 2014We study the growth of matter perturbations beyond the linear level in cosmologies in which the dark energy has a variable equation of state. The non-linear corrections result in shifts in the positions of the maximum, minima and nodes of the spectrum ... More

Unifying aspects of polarization of vector mesons from hard production in DIS and at TevatronAug 08 2001Virtual photons have both the transverse and longitudinal polarization. In the inclusive DIS the impact of longitudinal photons, quantified by R=sigmaL/\igmaT sim 0.2, is marginal, but in diffractive DIS with excitation of small mass hadronic states or ... More

Chern invariants of some flat bundles in the arithmetic Deligne cohomologyApr 09 2006In this note, we investigate the Chern classes of flat bundles in the arithmetic Deligne Cohomology, introduced by Green-Griffiths, Asakura-Saito. We show nontriviality of the Chern classes in some cases and the proof also indicates that generic flat ... More

Random data Cauchy theory for supercritical wave equations II : A global existence resultJul 10 2007We prove that the subquartic wave equation on the three dimensional ball $\Theta$, with Dirichlet boundary conditions admits global strong solutions for a large set of random supercritical initial data in $\cap_{s<1/2} H^s(\Theta)$. We obtain this result ... More

Cohomological invariants of a variation of flat connectionApr 20 2015Sep 23 2015In this paper, we apply the theory of Chern-Cheeger-Simons to construct canonical invariants associated to a $r$-simplex whose points parametrize flat connections on a smooth manifold $X$. These invariants lie in degrees $(2p-r-1)$-cohomology with $C/Z$-coefficients, ... More

Stability of tangent bundle on the moduli space of stable bundles on a curveNov 01 2011Feb 12 2014In this paper, we prove that the tangent bundle of the moduli space $\cSU_C(r,d)$ of stable bundles of rank $r>2$ and of fixed determinant of degree $d$ (such that $(r,d)=1$), on a smooth projective curve $C$ is always stable, in the sense of Mumford-Takemoto. ... More

Incomplete Tribonacci-Lucas numbers and polynomialsApr 16 2014In this paper, we define Tribonacci-Lucas polynomials and present Tribonacci-Lucas numbers and polynomials as a binomial sum. Then, we introduce incomplete Tribonacci-Lucas numbers and polynomials. In addition we derive recurrence relations, some properties ... More

Proposal to look for the anomalous isotopic symmetry breaking in central diffractive production of the $f_1(1285)$ and $a^0_0(980)$ resonances at the LHCJan 29 2018Mar 30 2018At very high energies, and in the central region ($x_F\simeq0$), the double-Pomeron exchange mechanism gives the dominant contribution to the production of hadrons with the positive $C$ parity and isospin $I=0$. Therefore, the observation of resonances ... More

On spectral properties and statistical analysis of Fisher-Snedecor diffusionJul 28 2010We consider the problem of parameter estimation for an ergodic diffusion with Fisher-Snedecor invariant distribution, to be called Fisher-Snedecor diffusion. We compute the spectral representation of its transition density, which involves a finite number ... More

Spherical symmetric charged solution with cosmological constantNov 29 2007A spherically symmetric charged ideal fluid solution of Einstein field equation is given in the presence of the cosmological constant and two well known example of this type of solution is presented. If the matter is confined in a region, the exterior ... More

Survey of Gravity in Non-Commutative GeometryApr 28 2009We present a survey of the application of Cones' Non-Commutative Geometry to gravitation. Bases of the theory and Euclidian gravity models are reviewed. Then we discuss the problem of a Lorentzian generalization of the theory and review existing attempts ... More

Unified Model of Radio and X-Ray Emission of Nova CI Cam 1998Sep 08 2010A unified model is proposed for the radio and X-ray outburst of nova CI Cam 1998 which suggests the shock interaction of nova shell with the circumstellar gas. The spherical model is able to describe kinematics of the radio shell together with the evolution ... More

Combined SM Higgs Limits at the TevatronOct 18 2009We combine results from CDF and DO on direct searches for a standard model (SM) Higgs boson (H) in pbar-p collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV. Compared to the previous Higgs Tevatron combination, more data and new channels (WH to tau ... More

Nonperturbative renormalization-group approach to fermion systems in the two-particle-irreducible effective action formalismOct 18 2013Jan 24 2014We propose a nonperturbative renormalization-group (NPRG) approach to fermion systems in the two-particle-irreducible (2PI) effective action formalism, based on an exact RG equation for the Luttinger-Ward functional. This approach enables us to describe ... More

Effective action for superfluid Fermi systems in the strong-coupling limitDec 21 2004Oct 20 2005We derive the low-energy effective action for three-dimensional superfluid Fermi systems in the strong-coupling limit, where superfluidity originates from Bose-Einstein condensation of composite bosons. Taking into account density and pairing fluctuations ... More

Spin waves in the spiral phase of a doped antiferromagnet: a strong-coupling approachMay 03 2001We study spin fluctuations in the spiral phase of the two-dimensional Hubbard model at low doping on the basis of the spin-particle-hole coherent-state path integral. In the strong correlation limit, we obtain an analytical expression of the spin-wave ... More

Fermi liquid theory: a renormalization group point of viewApr 30 1996We show how Fermi liquid theory results can be systematically recovered using a renormalization group (RG) approach. Considering a two-dimensional system with a circular Fermi surface, we derive RG equations at one-loop order for the two-particle vertex ... More

$Ω^-$ Hyperon Decay Modes with the HyperCP Experiment at FermilabAug 16 2002The HyperCP experiment (Fermilab E871) has the largest recorded sample of $\Omega^-$ hyperon decays, allowing new searches for three rare decay modes, each with five charged tracks in the final state. Results are presented for $\Omega^-\to\Xi^-\pi^+\pi^-$; ... More

Neutral Hyperon and H-Dibaryon Results from KTeVNov 12 2000Results from the KTeV experiment at Fermilab using neutral Xi hyperons are presented, especially the first form-factor (FF) measurement from its semi-leptonic decay. This decay, which is an important test of the Standard Model, was observed for the first ... More

The Magellanic System: What have we learnt from FUSE?Dec 20 2008I review some of the findings on the Magellanic System produced by the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) during and after its eight years of service. The Magellanic System with its high-velocity complexes provides a nearby laboratory that ... More

Pulsar bow-shock nebulae. II. Hydrodynamical simulationMar 28 2002We present hydrodynamical simulations, using a 2-D two component model (ambient medium and pul sar wind have different specific heat ratios), of bow shocks in a representative regime for pu lsar wind driven bow-shock nebulae. We also investigate the behaviour ... More

Review of the Theory of PWNeNov 22 2013Pulsar Wind Nebulae (PWNe) are ideal astrophysical laboratories where high energy relativistic phenomena can be investigated. They are close, well resolved in our observations, and the knowledg derived in their study has a strong impact in many other ... More

On the Lie subalgebra of Killing-Milne and Killing-Cartan vector fields in Newtonian space-timeDec 18 2014The Galilean (and more generally Milne) invariance of Newtonian theory allows for Killing vector fields of a general kind, whereby the Lie derivative of a field is not required to vanish but only to be cancellable by some infinitesimal Galilean (respectively ... More

Evolutionary games on the lattice: Payoffs affecting birth and death ratesFeb 01 2013May 18 2015This article investigates an evolutionary game based on the framework of interacting particle systems. Each point of the square lattice is occupied by a player who is characterized by one of two possible strategies and is attributed a payoff based on ... More

Chiral four-body interactions in nuclear matterSep 20 2012An exploratory study of chiral four-nucleon interactions in nuclear and neutron matter is performed. The leading-order terms arising from pion-exchange in combination with the chiral $4\pi$-vertex and the chiral NN$3\pi$-vertex are found to be very small. ... More

Isovector part of nuclear energy density functional from chiral two- and three-nucleon forcesMar 28 2012A recent calculation of the nuclear energy density functional from chiral two- and three-nucleon forces is extended to the isovector terms pertaining to different proton and neutron densities. An improved density-matrix expansion is adapted to the situation ... More

Exact calculation of three-body contact interaction to second orderMar 28 2012For a system of fermions with a three-body contact interaction the second-order contributions to the energy per particle $\bar E(k_f)$ are calculated exactly. The three-particle scattering amplitude in the medium is derived in closed analytical form from ... More

Resummation of fermionic in-medium ladder diagrams to all ordersFeb 10 2011A system of fermions with a short-range interaction proportional to the scattering length $a$ is studied at finite density. At any order $a^n$, we evaluate the complete contributions to the energy per particle $\bar E(k_f)$ arising from combined (multiple) ... More