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A Search for High-Frequency Coronal Brightness Variations in the 21 August 2017 Total Solar EclipseMar 14 2019We report on a search for short-period intensity variations in the green-line FeXIV 530.3 nm emission from the solar corona during the 21 August 2017 total eclipse viewed from Idaho in the United States. Our experiment was performed with a much more sensitive ... More

High time resolution observations of solar H-alpha flares - II. Search for signatures of electron beam heatingOct 21 2011Aims. The H-alpha emission of solar flare kernels and associated hard X-ray (HXR) emission often show similar time variations but their light curves are shifted in time by energy transfer mechanisms. We searched for fast radiative response of the chromosphere ... More

2D MHD and 1D HD models of a solar flare -- a comprehensive comparison of the resultsOct 01 2015Without any doubt solar flaring loops possess a multi-thread internal structure that is poorly resolved and there are no means to observe heating episodes and thermodynamic evolution of the individual threads. These limitations cause fundamental problems ... More

Search for Rapid Changes in the Visible-Light Corona during the 21 June 2001 Total Solar EclipseSep 27 2010Some 8000 images obtained with the SECIS fast-frame CCD camera instrument located at Lusaka, Zambia, during the total eclipse of 21 June 2001 have been analyzed to search for short-period oscillations in intensity that could be a signature of solar coronal ... More

The SECIS instrument on the Lomnicky Peak ObservatoryApr 20 2010Heating mechanisms of the solar corona will be investigated at the high-altitude solar observatory Lomnicky Peak of the Astronomical Institute of SAS (Slovakia) using its mid-size Lyot coronagraph and post-focal instrument SECIS provided by Astronomical ... More

Determination of 3D Trajectories of Knots in Solar Prominences Using MSDP DataOct 15 2010In this paper we present a new method of restoration of the true thee-dimensional trajectories of the prominence knots based on ground-based observations taken with a single telescope, which is equipped with a Multi-Channel Subtractive Double Pass imaging ... More

Estimation of solar prominence magnetic fields based on the reconstructed 3D trajectories of prominence knotsJul 09 2012We present an estimation of the lower limits of local magnetic fields in quiescent, activated, and active (surges) promineces, based on reconstructed 3-dimensional (3D) trajectories of individual prominence knots. The 3D trajectories, velocities, tangential ... More

Chromospheric response during the precursor and the main phase of a B6.4 flare on August 20, 2005Apr 08 2018Solar flare precursors depict constrained rate of energy release contrasting the imminent rapid energy release which calls for different regime of plasma processes to be at play. Due to subtle emission during the precursor phase, its diagnostics remain ... More

Charge multiplets and masses for E(11)May 28 2008Oct 30 2008The particle, string and membrane charge multiplets are derived in detail from the decomposition of the l1 (charge) representation of E(11) in three, four, five, six, seven and eight spacetime dimensions. A tension formula relating weights of the l1 (charge) ... More

The coincidence problem in linear dark energy modelsNov 01 2004Nov 12 2004We show that a solution to the the coincidence problem can be found in the context of a generic class of dark energy models with a scalar field, $\phi$, with a linear effective potential $V(\phi)$. We determine the fraction, $f$, of the total lifetime ... More

Could the dynamics of the Universe be influenced by what is going on inside black holes?Nov 01 2014Mar 26 2015We investigate the potential impact of mass inflation inside black holes on the dynamics of the Universe, considering a recent reformulation of general relativity, proposed in [1], which prevents the vacuum energy from acting as a gravitational source. ... More

Impact of the matter density uncertainty on the dark energy reconstructionMar 04 2009Jun 24 2009In this paper we study the impact of the fractional matter density uncertainty in the reconstruction of the equation of state of dark energy. We consider both standard reconstruction methods, based on the dynamical effect that dark energy has on the expansion ... More

Mass inflation in Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld black holes: analytical scaling solutionsFeb 26 2016We study the inner dynamics of accreting Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld black holes using the homogeneous approximation and taking charge as a surrogate for angular momentum. We show that there is a minimum of the accretion rate below which mass inflation ... More

Nonlocal conservation laws in N=1,2 Supersymetric KdV equationJan 19 1993The \nl \cls for the N=1 supersymmetric KdV equation are shown to be related in a simple way to powers of the fourth root of its Lax operator. This provides a direct link between the supersymmetry invariance and the existence of \nl conservation laws. ... More

Sensitivity of the Superconducting Transition Temperature to Changes in the Spin-Fluctuation Spectral WeightNov 20 2002In the simplest model of magnetic pairing, the transition temperature to the superconducting state depends on the dynamical susceptibility $\chi({\bf q},\omega)$. We discuss how $T_c$ is affected by different momentum and frequency parts of $\chi({\bf ... More

Description of Stellar Acoustic Modes Using the Local Wave ConceptJun 26 2006An understanding of stellar acoustic oscillations is attempted, using the local wave concept in semi-analytical calculations. The local homogeneity approximation allows to obtain simplified equations that can nevertheless describe the wave behavior down ... More

ad-nilpotent ideals of a Borel subalgebra IIIMar 05 2003Sep 30 2003This paper is devoted to a detailed study of certain remarkable posets which form a natural partition of all abelian ideals of a Borel subalgebra. Our main result is a nice uniform formula for the dimension of maximal ideals in these posets. We also obtain ... More

Resonance statistics in a microwave cavity with a thin antennaFeb 07 1997We propose a model for scattering in a flat resonator with a thin antenna. The results are applied to rectangular microwave cavities. We compute the resonance spacing distribution and show that it agrees well with experimental data provided the antenna ... More

Particles in RSOS pathsJan 13 2009Mar 03 2009We introduce a new representation of the paths of the Forrester-Baxter RSOS models which represents the states of the irreducible modules of the minimal models M(p',p). This representation is obtained by transforming the RSOS paths, for the cases p> 2p'-2, ... More

Fermi-gas interpretation of the RSOS path representation of the superconformal unitary minimal modelsMay 15 2008Aug 12 2008We derive new finitized fermionic characters for the superconformal unitary minimal models by interpreting the RSOS configuration sums as fermi-gas partition functions. This extends to the supersymmetric case the method introduced by Warnaar for the Virasoro ... More

Graded parafermions: standard and quasi-particle basesJan 20 2002Feb 05 2002Two bases of states are presented for modules of the graded parafermionic conformal field theory associated to the coset $\osp(1,2)_k/\uh(1)$. The first one is formulated in terms of the two fundamental (i.e., lowest dimensional) parafermionic modes. ... More

ROSAT Observations of Compact Groups of GalaxiesDec 11 1994Dec 15 1994A search for X-ray emission from compact groups revealed detection from 8 out of the 12 HCG images extracted from the ROSAT public archive. For two of them the X-ray emission originates from galaxies in the group. On the contrary, three groups show an ... More

An analysis of the zero energy states in grapheneDec 09 2015Using the concept of complex non PT symmetric potential we study creation of zero energy states in graphene by a scalar potential. The admissible range of the potential parameter values for which such states exist has been examined. The situation with ... More

A faithful tensor space representation for the blob algebraDec 19 2003We show that a certain tensor space representation of the blob algebra (an affine Hecke algebra quotient) is faithful.

Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld gravity: astrophysical and cosmological constraintsJan 12 2012In this letter we compute stringent astrophysical and cosmological constraints on a recently proposed Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld theory of gravity. We find, using a generalized version of the Zel'dovich approximation, that in this theory a pressureless ... More

Prospects for GeV-TeV detection of short gamma-ray bursts with extended emissionDec 02 2013Apr 21 2014We discuss the GeV to TeV photon emission of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) within the refreshed shock and the continuous injection scenarios, motivated by the observation of extended emission in a substantial fraction of short GRBs. In the first model we assume ... More

Unified approach to growth and aging in biological, technical and biotechnical systemsJul 16 2012Complex systems, in many different scientific sectors, show coarse-grain properties with simple growth laws with respect to fundamental microscopic algorithms. We propose a classification scheme of growth laws which includes human aging, tumor (and/or ... More

Lorentz-Invariant Interpretation of Noncommutative Space-Time - global versionAug 12 2004Aug 24 2004The global version of the quantum symmetry defined by Chaichian et al (hep-th/0408069) is constructed.

Stability of vector bundles from F-theoryApr 15 1999We use a recently proposed formulation of stable holomorphic vector bundles $V$ on elliptically fibered Calabi--Yau n-fold $Z_n$ in terms of toric geometry to describe stability conditions on $V$. Using the toric map $f: W_{n+1} \to (V,Z_n)$ that identifies ... More

Nonlocal operator basis from the path representation of the M(k+1,k+2) and the M(k+1,2k+3) minimal modelsFeb 28 2008Aug 12 2008We reinterpret a path describing a state in an irreducible module of the unitary minimal model M(k+1,k+2) in terms of a string of charged operators acting on the module's ground-state path. Each such operator acts non-locally on a path. The path characteristics ... More

Paths for Z_k parafermionic modelsMar 01 2007Jul 03 2007We present a simple bijection between restricted (Bressoud) lattice paths and RSOS paths in regime II. Both types of paths describe states in Z_k parafermionic irreducible modules. The bijection implies a direct correspondence between a RSOS path and ... More

Embedding of bases: from the M(2,2k+1) to the M(3,4k+2-delta) modelsNov 03 2005Nov 09 2005A new quasi-particle basis of states is presented for all the irreducible modules of the M(3,p) models. It is formulated in terms of a combination of Virasoro modes and the modes of the field phi_{2,1}. This leads to a fermionic expression for particular ... More

Single-channel correlators and residue calculusMay 31 2001Aug 04 2001Some simple (namely, single-channel) correlation functions involving an arbitrary number of fields are computed by means of a direct application of the residue calculus, through partial fraction expansions. Examples are presented in minimal models and ... More

H_αLuminosity and Star Formation of Galaxies in HCGsApr 07 1999We have obtained $H_{\alpha}$ fluxes and luminosities for a sample of 95 accordant galaxies from observations of 31 Hickson Compact Groups (HCGs) in the North hemisphere. This sample is the largest $H_{\alpha}$ selected catalogue of galaxies having $H_{\alpha}$ ... More

On the geometry of the characteristic class of a star product on a symplectic manifoldDec 28 2001The characteristic class of a star product on a symplectic manifold appears as the class of a deformation of a given symplectic connection, as described by Fedosov. In contrast, one usually thinks of the characteristic class of a star product as the class ... More

Investigating a Fluctuating-accretion Model for the Spectral-timing Properties of Accreting Black Hole SystemsDec 15 2005The fluctuating accretion model of Lyubarskii (1997) and its extension by Kotov et al. (2001), seeks to explain the spectral-timing properties of the X-ray variability of accreting black holes in terms of inward-propagating mass accretion fluctuations ... More

New path description for the M(k+1,2k+3) models and the dual Z_k graded parafermionsSep 11 2007May 28 2008We present a new path description for the states of the non-unitary M(k+1,2k+3) models. This description differs from the one induced by the Forrester-Baxter solution, in terms of configuration sums, of their restricted-solid-on-solid model. The proposed ... More

A quasi-particle description of the M(3,p) modelsJun 09 2005Oct 07 2005The M(3,p) minimal models are reconsidered from the point of view of the extended algebra whose generators are the energy-momentum tensor and the primary field \phi_{2,1} of dimension $(p-2)/4$. Within this framework, we provide a quasi-particle description ... More

Jagged partitions and lattice pathsMay 19 2006A lattice-path description of $K$-restricted jagged partitions is presented. The corresponding lattice paths can have peaks only at even $x$ coordinate and the maximal value of the height cannot be larger than $K-1$. Its weight is twice that of the corresponding ... More

Parafermionic derivation of Andrews-type multiple sumsMay 11 2005A multi-parafermion basis of states for the Z_k parafermionic models is derived. Its generating function is constructed by elementary steps. It corresponds to the Andrews multiple-sum which enumerates partitions whose parts separated by the distance k-1 ... More

Parafermionic character formulaeJun 29 2000We study various aspects of parafermionic theories such as the precise field content, a description of a basis of states (that is, the counting of independent states in a freely generated highest-weight module) and the explicit expression of the parafermionic ... More

Point interaction in dimension two and three as models of small scatterersJul 03 1996In addition to the conventional renormalized--coupling--constant picture, point interactions in dimension two and three are shown to model within a suitable energy range scattering on localized potentials, both attractive and repulsive.

Enhancement of Tc by Sr substitution for Ba in Hg-2212 superconductorApr 16 2003Sep 23 2003The Ba substitution by Sr has been studied in two Hg-2212 series: Hg2(Ba(1-y)Sr(y))2YCu2O8-d and Hg2(Ba(1-y)Sr(y))2(Y0.80Ca0.20)Cu2O8-d. In both series a Tc enhancement of about 40 K is observed when Sr substitutes Ba from y = 0 to y = 1.0. The y = 0 ... More

Characteristic Relations for Quantum MatricesFeb 20 1995Feb 24 1995General algebraic properties of the algebras of vector fields over quantum linear groups $GL_q(N)$ and $SL_q(N)$ are studied. These quantum algebras appears to be quite similar to the classical matrix algebra. In particular, quantum analogues of the characteristic ... More

A new approach to the connection problem for local solutions to the general Heun equationJun 28 2016Jul 03 2016We present new solution of the the connection problem for local solutions to the general Heun equation. Our approach is based on the symmetric form of the Heun's differential equation \cite{Fiziev14,Fiziev16} with four different regular singular points ... More

Inner Structure of Black Holes in Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld gravity: the role of mass inflationNov 10 2015We investigate the interior dynamics of accreting black holes in Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld gravity using the homogeneous approximation and taking charge as a surrogate for angular momentum, showing that accretion can have an enormous impact on their ... More

Primordial black hole constraints on non-gaussian inflation modelsOct 03 2005We determine the abundance of primordial black holes (PBHs) formed in the context of non-gaussian models with primordial density perturbations. We consider models with a renormalized $\chi^2$ probability distribution function parametrized by the number, ... More

Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld gravity: nuclear physics constraints and the validity of the continuous fluid approximationJul 19 2012In this paper we investigate the classical non-relativistic limit of the Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld theory of gravity. We show that strong bounds on the value of the only additional parameter of the theory \kappa, with respect to general relativity, ... More

Efficiency of the coherent biexciton admixture mechanism for multiple exciton generation in InAs nanocrystalsJun 23 2015We study the coherent mixing between two-particle (single exciton) and four-particle (biexciton) states of a semiconductor nanocrystal resulting from the coulomb coupling between states with different numbers of electron-hole pairs. Using a simple model ... More

Thermodynamic consistency for nuclear matter calculationsFeb 10 2001We investigate the relation between the binding energy and the Fermi energy and between different expressions for the pressure in cold nuclear matter. For a self-consistent calculation based on a $\Phi$ derivable $T-$matrix approximation with off-shell ... More

Laser probing of atomic Cooper pairsJan 24 2000We consider a gas of attractively interacting cold Fermionic atoms which are manipulated by laser light. The laser induces a transition from an internal state with large negative scattering length to one with almost no interactions. The process can be ... More

On the electron-energy loss spectra and plasmon resonance in cupratesMar 18 1999The consequences of the non-Drude charge response in the normal state of cuprates and the effect of the layered structure on electron-energy loss spectra are investigated, both for experiments in the transmission and the reflection mode. It is shown that ... More

Phase boundary and finite temperature crossovers of the quantum Ising model in two dimensionsJun 07 2009We revisit the two-dimensional quantum Ising model by computing renormalization group flows close to its quantum critical point. The low but finite temperature regime in the vicinity of the quantum critical point is squashed between two distinct non-Gaussian ... More

The contraction of $SU_μ(2)$ and its differential structures to $E_κ(2)$Jul 02 1998The deformed double covering of E(2) group, denoted by $\tilde{E}_\kappa(2)$, is obtained by contraction from the $SU_\mu(2)$. The contraction procedure is then used for producing a new examples of differential calculi: 3D-left covariant calculus on both ... More

Depurification by Lorentz boostsOct 23 2003We consider a particle of half-integer spin which is nonrelativistic in the rest frame. Assuming the particle is completely polarized along third axis we calculate the Bloch vector as seen by a moving observer. The result for its length is expressed in ... More

Deformed Galilei symmetryNov 24 1998A particular deformation of central extended Galilei group is considered. It is shown that the deformation influences the rules of constructing the composed systems while one particle states remain basically unaffected. In particular the mass appeared ... More

Probing gravity at sub-femtometer scales through the pressure distribution inside the protonFeb 04 2019Recently, a measurement of the pressure distribution experienced by the quarks inside the proton has found a strong repulsive (positive) pressure at distances up to 0.6 femtometers from its center and a (negative) confining pressure at larger distances. ... More

Computing higher rank primitive root densitiesMar 20 2012Dec 29 2013We extend the character sum method for the computation of densities in Artin primitive root problems developed by H. W. Lenstra and the authors to the situation of radical extensions of arbitrary rank. Our algebraic set-up identifies the key parameters ... More

Pascal's triangle and word bases for blob algebra idealsJun 12 2007We give an elementary proof of isomorphism of the blob (diagram) algebra and the corresponding extended Temperley-Lieb algebra (defined by presentation).

Vacuum energy sequestering and cosmic dynamicsOct 16 2014We explicitly compute the dynamics of closed homogeneous and isotropic universes permeated by a single perfect fluid with a constant equation of state parameter $w$ in the context of a recent reformulation of general relativity, proposed in [1], which ... More

On the cosmological evolution of alpha and mu and the dynamics of dark energyApr 22 2008We study the cosmological evolution of the fine structure constant, $\alpha$, and the proton-to-electron mass ratio, $\mu=m_p/m_e$, in the context of a generic class of models where the gauge kinetic function is a linear function of a quintessence-type ... More

Interacting dark energy: the role of microscopic feedback in the dark sectorFeb 09 2015Mar 10 2015We investigate the impact on the classical dynamics of dark matter particles and dark energy of a non-minimal coupling in the dark sector, assuming that the mass of the dark matter particles is coupled to a dark energy scalar field. We show that standard ... More

In medium T matrix for neutron matterApr 03 2002Jun 18 2002We calculate the equation of state of pure neutron matter, comparing the G-matrix calculation with the in-medium T-matrix result. At low densities, we obtain similar energies per nucleon, however some differences appear at higher densities. We use the ... More

Energy dependence of transverse quark flow in heavy ion collisionsJul 19 2004Energy dependence of quark transverse flow carries information about dynamical properties (equation of state, initial conditions) of deconfined matter produced in heavy ion collisions. We assume quark-antiquark matter formation in Pb+Pb collisions at ... More

D and J/psi production from deconfined matter in relativistic heavy ion collisionsAug 18 2000We study the production of the D and J/psi mesons from deconfined quark matter at CERN SPS energy. Using the MICOR microscopical coalescence model we determine the transverse momentum spectra of these charm mesons. We predict the slopes of their transverse ... More

Molecular Dipolar Crystals as High Fidelity Quantum Memory for Hybrid Quantum ComputingJun 20 2007We study collective excitations of rotational and spin states of an ensemble of polar molecules, which are prepared in a dipolar crystalline phase, as a candidate for a high fidelity quantum memory. While dipolar crystals are formed in the high density ... More

Single- and Two-Component GRB Spectra in the Fermi GBM-LAT Energy RangeFeb 13 2012Jun 04 2012Most Fermi GRB spectra appear as either a broken power law extending to GeV energies or as a broken power with a separate GeV power law component. Here we show that such spectra can be understood in terms of magnetically dominated relativistic jets where ... More

Impact of nuclear effects on the extraction of neutrino oscillation parametersJul 04 2013Dec 03 2013We study the possible impact of nuclear effects and final state interactions on the determination of the oscillation parameters due to mis-reconstruction of non-quasi-elastic events as quasi-elastic events at low energies. We analyze a $\nu_\mu$ disappearance ... More

Interlayer Exchange Coupling in (Ga,Mn)As-based SuperlatticesFeb 14 2005The interlayer coupling between (Ga,Mn)As ferromagnetic layers in all-semiconductor superlattices is studied theoretically within a tight-binding model, which takes into account the crystal, band and magnetic structure of the constituent superlattice ... More

Non-Perturbative Superpotentials in F-theory and String DualityApr 07 2005May 12 2005We use open-closed string duality between F-theory on K3xK3 and type II strings on CY manifolds without branes to study non-perturbative superpotentials in generalized flux compactifications. On the F-theory side we obtain the full flux potential including ... More

Successive Injection of Opposite Magnetic Helicity in Solar Active Region NOAA 11928Nov 02 2016Understanding the nature and evolution of the photospheric helicity flux transfer is a key to reveal the role of magnetic helicity in coronal dynamics of solar active regions. Using SDO/HMI photospheric vector magnetograms and the derived flow velocity ... More

Multiple partitions, lattice paths and a Burge-Bressoud-type correspondenceAug 31 2006Jan 15 2008A bijection is presented between (1): partitions with conditions $f_j+f_{j+1}\leq k-1$ and $ f_1\leq i-1$, where $f_j$ is the frequency of the part $j$ in the partition, and (2): sets of $k-1$ ordered partitions $(n^{(1)}, n^{(2)}, ..., n^{(k-1)})$ such ... More

The limiting behavior of the Liu-Yau quasi-local energyJun 07 2007The small- and large-sphere limits of the quasi-local energy recently proposed by Liu and Yau are carefully examined. It is shown that in the small-sphere limit, the non-vacuum limit of the Liu-Yau quasi-local energy approaches the expected value \frac{4\pi}{3} ... More

Dirac operators on quantum $SU(2)$ group and quantum sphereAug 15 1996Definition of Dirac operators on the quantum group $SU_{q}(2)$ and the quantum sphere $S^{2}_{q \mu}$ are discussed. In both cases similar $SU_{q}(2)$-invariant form is obtained. It is connected with corresponding Laplace operators.

Effects of trap anisotropy on impurity scattering regime in a Fermi gasJun 20 2005We evaluate the low-lying oscillation modes and the ballistic expansion properties of a harmonically trapped gas of fermionic K40 atoms containing thermal Rb87 impurities as functions of the anisotropy of the trap. Numerical results are obtained by solving ... More

Tetrahedron Reflection EquationFeb 02 1997Reflection equation for the scattering of lines moving in half-plane is obtained. The corresponding geometric picture is related with configurations of half-planes touching the boundary plane in 2+1 dimensions. This equation can be obtained as an additional ... More

On particle creation/decay in nonminimally coupled models of gravityJan 18 2019In extended models of gravity a nonminimal coupling to matter has been assumed to lead to irreversible particle creation. In this paper we challenge this assumption. We argue that a non-minimal coupling of the matter and gravitational sectors results ... More

Compatible Discrete SeriesJul 29 2002Jan 15 2003Several very interesting results connecting the theory of abelian ideals of Borel subalgebras, some ideas of D. Peterson relating the previous theory to the combinatorics of affine Weyl groups, and the theory of discrete series are stated in a recent ... More

Transport Properties of the Lorentz Gas in Terms of Periodic OrbitsDec 05 1993We establish a formula relating global diffusion in a space periodic dynamical system to cycles in the elementary cell which tiles the space under translations.

The Skrypnik Degree Theory and Boundary Value ProblemsJan 19 2007The paper presents theorems on the calculation of the index of a singular point and at the infinity of monotone type mappings. These theorems cover basic cases when the principal linear part of a mapping is degenerate. Applications of these theorems to ... More

Anisotropy-driven transition from collisionless to collisional regime in the dipolar modes of a trapped gaseous mixtureAug 30 2004Jan 27 2005We evaluate the dipolar oscillations of a harmonically trapped fermion gas containing thermal bosonic impurities as a function of the anisotropy of the trap, from the numerical solution of the Vlasov-Landau equations for the one-body phase-space distribution ... More

M-Theory Solutions in Multiple Signatures from E_11Jun 15 2005Oct 28 2005We generalise the previously given E_11 half BPS solution generating group element to general weights of A_10. We find that it leads to solutions of M-theory but in signatures (1,10), (2,9), (5,6), (6,5), (9,2) and (10,1). The signature transformations ... More

$π$-$K$ scattering lengths at finite temperature in the Nambu--Jona-Lasinio modelApr 14 1998The transition amplitude for $\pi K$ scattering is evaluated within the SU(3) Nambu--Jona-Lasinio model. Ordering terms according to the expansion in $1/N_c$ leads to a box-like diagram, $t$ channel diagrams that admit scalar isoscalar $(\sigma,\sigma')$ ... More

Muon Capture on the ProtonOct 23 2011The MuCap experiment measures the singlet rate Lambda_S of muon capture on the proton. A negative muon beam is stopped in a time projection chamber filled with ultra-pure hydrogen gas at 10 bar and room temperature. In combination with the surrounding ... More

A novel route to a Hopf-bifurcation scenario in switched systems with dead zoneMay 26 2016Planar switched system with dead-zone are analyzed. In particular, we consider the effects of perturbation of the linear control law from purely positional to position-velocity control. This type of perturbation leads to a novel Hopf-like discontinuity ... More

Study of ${\rm CdI_2}$ nanocrystals dispersed in amorphous ${\rm Sb_2S_3}$ matrixMar 24 2006Crystalline nanoparticles of cadmium iodide where suspended in the amorphous matrix of antimony trisulphide. Both materials are layered structured and have large band-gaps however cadmium iodide exhibits polytypism, i.e. it exists in various different ... More

Material Properties at Low TemperatureJan 28 2015From ambient down to cryogenic temperatures, the behaviour of materials changes greatly. Mechanisms leading to variations in electrical, thermal, mechanical, and magnetic properties in pure metals, alloys, and insulators are briefly introduced from a ... More

Frontier at your fingertipsOct 05 2007Between the nano- and micrometre scales, the collective behaviour of matter can give rise to startling emergent properties that hint at the nexus between biology and physics.

Heavy Fermions: electrons at the edge of magnetismNov 30 2006Jan 03 2007An introduction to the physics of heavy fermion compounds is presented, attempting to highlight the conceptual developments and emphasize the mysteries and open questions that persist in this active field of research.

Metric-first & entropy-first surprisesJun 23 2011Jan 27 2013Established idea-sets don't update seamlessly. The tension between new and old views of nature is e.g. documented in Galileo's dialogs and now present in many fields. However the science of Bayesian model-selection has made recent strides in both life ... More

Semidirect products and the Pukanszky conditionMay 05 1997We study the general geometrical structure of the coadjoint orbits of a semidirect product formed by a Lie group and a representation of this group on a vector space. The use of symplectic induction methods gives new insight into the structure of these ... More

Dynamical Mass Generation in QED3 with Chern--Simons TermNov 16 1995In (2+1)-dimensional QED with a Chern-Simons term, we study dynamical breaking of chiral symmetry, using the Dyson--Schwinger equation for the fermions. There is a region in parameter space were dynamical chiral symmetry breaking occurs, just as in pure ... More

On spacetimes with 3-parameter isometry group in string-inspired theory of gravityJan 13 2002Cylindrically symmetric stationary spacetimes are examined in the framework of string-inpired generalized theory of gravity. In four dimensions this theory contains a dilatonic scalar field in addition to gravity. A charged perfect fluid representing ... More

Double Lie algebras and Manin triplesDec 15 1997The construction of Lie bialgebra from double Lie algebra is presented. It is used to relate some types of cobracket on inhomogenous so(p,q) algebras with double Lie algebra structures on so(p+1,q) or so(p,q+1). Also it is shown that the cobracket corresponding ... More

Metal-insulator transition in system with topological disorderNov 25 1999Nov 26 1999Metal-insulator transition in anisotropic disordered Anderson model with both topological and diagonal disorder is investigated numerically. For four sets of the model parameters we found the critical disorder and the critical exponent and prove that ... More

Stochastic Dynamical Structure (SDS) of Nonequilibrium Processes in the Absence of Detailed Balance. IV: Emerging of Stochastic Dynamical Equalities and Steady State Thermodynamics from Darwinian DynamicsJun 01 2008This is the fourth paper, the last one, on solution to the problem of absence of detailed balance in nonequilibrium processes. It is an approach based on another known universal dynamics: The evolutionary dynamics first conceived by Darwin and Wallace, ... More

Stochastic Dynamical Structure (SDS) of Nonequilibrium Processes in the Absence of Detailed Balance. II: construction of SDS with nonlinear force and multiplicative noiseMar 31 2008There is a whole range of emergent phenomena in non-equilibrium behaviors can be well described by a set of stochastic differential equations. Inspired by an insight gained during our study of robustness and stability in phage lambda genetic switch in ... More

Quantitative Measure of Stability in Gene Regulatory NetworksJul 07 2005A quantitative measure of stability in stochastic dynamics starts to emerge in recent experiments on bioswitches. This quantity, similar to the potential function in mathematics, is deeply rooted in biology, dated back at the beginning of quantitative ... More

Hall anomaly in mixed state of superconductors and vortex dynamicsApr 01 2004The present author has long argued, with concrete predictions, that both longitudinal and transverse (Hall) resistivities in the mixed state of superconductors are dominated by vortex many-body effect. Hence there is no need to introduce various ad hoc ... More

Stochastic Force Defined Evolution in Dynamical SystemsFeb 22 2003Dynamics near and far away from thermal equilibrium is studied within the framework of Langevin equations. A stochasticity-dissipation relation is proposed to emphasize the equal importance of the stochastic and deterministic forces in describing the ... More