Results for "P. Schoefer"

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CARMENES input catalogue of M dwarfs II. High-resolution imaging with FastCamAug 29 2016Aims: We search for low-mass companions of M dwarfs and characterize their multiplicity fraction with the purpose of helping in the selection of the most appropriate targets for the CARMENES exoplanet survey. Methods: We obtained high-resolution images ... More
The CARMENES search for exoplanets around M dwarfs - Photospheric parameters of target stars from high-resolution spectroscopyFeb 08 2018The new CARMENES instrument comprises two high-resolution and high-stability spectrographs that are used to search for habitable planets around M dwarfs in the visible and near-infrared regime via the Doppler technique. Characterising our target sample ... More
CARMENES input catalogue of M dwarfs: III. Rotation and activity from high-resolution spectroscopic observationsFeb 06 2018CARMENES is a spectrograph for radial velocity surveys of M dwarfs with the aim of detecting Earth-mass planets orbiting in the habitable zones of their host stars. To ensure an optimal use of the CARMENES Guaranteed Time Observations, in this paper we ... 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
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
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
Three-Dimensional Two-Pion Emission Source at SPS: Extraction of Source Breakup Time and Emission DurationJul 30 2008A model-independent, three-dimensional source function for pion pairs has been extracted from Pb+Pb collisions at $\sqrt s_{NN}=17.3$ AGeV. The extracted sourc e exhibits long-range non-Gaussian tails in the directions of the pion-pair net transverse-momentum ... 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.
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).
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Faraday waves in elongated superfluid fermionic cloudsAug 19 2008Sep 29 2008We use hydrodynamic equations to study the formation of Faraday waves in a superfluid Fermi gas at zero temperature confined in a strongly elongated cigar-shaped trap. First, we treat the role of the radial density profile in the limit of an infinite ... More
Avoiding unrealistic priors: the case of dark energy constraints from the time variation of the fine-structure constantFeb 14 2016We critically assess recent claims suggesting that upper limits on the time variation of the fine-structure constant tightly constrain the coupling of a dark energy scalar field to the electromagnetic sector, and, indirectly, the violation of the weak ... More
Dependence of the Form Factors of $B \to π\ell ν$ on the Heavy Quark MassDec 10 1993We use QCD sum rules to analyze the semileptonic transition $B \to \pi \ell \nu$ in the limit $m_b \to \infty$. We derive the dependence of the form factor $F_1(0)$ on the heavy quark mass, which is compatible with the expected dependence for the simple ... More
Super-jordanian deformation of the orthosymplectic Lie superalgebrasJun 19 1998The recently proposed jordanian quantization of the Lie superalgebra $osp(1|2)$ due to the embedding $sl(2) \subset osp(1|2)$, is extended including odd generators into the twisting element $\cal F$. This deformation is obtained as a contraction of the ... More
Optical Nuclei of Radio-loud AGN and the Fanaroff-Riley DivideJan 06 2004Aug 16 2004We investigate the nature of the point-like optical ``cores'' that have been found in the centres of the host galaxies of a majority of radio galaxies by the Hubble Space Telescope. We examine the evidence that these optical cores are relativistically ... More
Wave packets in the Schwartz space of a reductive p-adic symmetric spaceMar 05 2012May 15 2013We form wave packets in the Schwartz space of a reductive p-adic symmetric space for certain famillies of tempered functions. We show how to construct such families from Eisenstein integrals.
A simplified view of blazars: the very high energy gamma-ray visionOct 02 2014We have recently proposed a simplified scenario for blazars in which these sources are classified as flat-spectrum radio quasars or BL Lacs according to the prescriptions of unified schemes, and to a varying combination of Doppler boosted radiation from ... More
Proton-proton correlation function for the pp -> pp + eta and pp -> pp + pions reactionsAug 30 2010For the very first time, the correlation femtoscopy method is applied to a kinematically complete measurement of meson production in the collisions of hadrons. The shape of the two-proton correlation function derived for the pp -> ppeta reaction differs ... More
Fourier Disentangling Using the Technology of Virtual ObservatoryMar 25 2010The Virtual Observatory is a new technology of the astronomical research allowing the seamless processing and analysis of a heterogeneous data obtained from a number of distributed data archives. It may also provide astronomical community with powerful ... More
Pion $p_T$ spectra in $p+p$ collisions as a function of $\sqrt{s}$ and event multiplicityAug 05 2014Sep 03 2014We study the charged pion transverse momentum ($p_T$) spectra in $p$+$p$ collisions as a function of collision energy $\sqrt{s}$ and event multiplicity using Tsallis distribution. This study gives an insight of the pion production process in $p+p$ collisions. ... More
The Z_k^(su(2),3/2) ParafermionsJun 23 2005Sep 19 2005We introduce a novel parafermionic theory for which the conformal dimension of the basic parafermion is 3(1-1/k)/2, with k even. The structure constants and the central charges are obtained from mode-type associativity calculations. The spectrum of the ... More
Parafermionic quasi-particle basis and fermionic-type charactersAug 09 2001Oct 23 2001A new basis of states for highest-weight modules in $\ZZ_k$ parafermionic conformal theories is displayed. It is formulated in terms of an effective exclusion principle constraining strings of $k$ fundamental parafermionic modes. The states of a module ... More
Heterotic String/F-theory Duality from Mirror SymmetryNov 25 1998Apr 15 1999We use local mirror symmetry in type IIA string compactifications on Calabi-Yau n+1 folds $X_{n+1}$ to construct vector bundles on (possibly singular) elliptically fibered Calabi-Yau n-folds Z_n. The interpretation of these data as valid classical solutions ... More
QCD Equation of State and Hadron Resonance GasDec 13 2009May 03 2010We compare the trace anomaly, strangeness and baryon number fluctuations calculated in lattice QCD with expectations based on hadron resonance gas model. We find that there is a significant discrepancy between the hadron resonance gas and the lattice ... More
Spherical character of a supercuspidal representation as weighted orbital integralSep 22 2016Let $\rm E/\rm F$ be an unramified quadratic extension of local non archimedean fields of characteristic 0. Let $\underline{H}$ be an algebraic reductive group, defined and split over $\rm F$. We assume that the split connected component of the center ... 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
Thermal Hadronization, Hawking-Unruh Radiation and Event Horizon in QCDNov 23 2007Because of colour confinement, the physical vacuum forms an event horizon for quarks and gluons; this can be crossed only by quantum tunneling, i.e., through the QCD counterpart of Hawking radiation by black holes. Since such radiation cannot transmit ... More
The kernel of the modular representation and the Galois action in RCFTFeb 19 2001Apr 19 2001It is shown that for the modular representations associated to Rational Conformal Field Theories, the kernel is a congruence subgroup whose level equals the order of the Dehn-twist. An explicit algebraic characterization of the kernel is given. It is ... More
Extension of a new method for locating critical temperaturesSep 16 1997We investigate recently proposed method for locating critical temperatures and introduce some modifications which allow to formulate exact criterion for any self-dual model. We apply the modified method for the Ashkin-Teller model and show that the exact ... More
Alpha-Particle condensation in nuclear systems: present status and perspectivesMar 12 2013Alpha clustering and alpha condensation in lighter nuclei is presently strongly and increasingly discussed in the literature both from the experimental side as from the theoretical one. A discussion of the present status of the theory as well as outlooks ... More
Hadronic tau decays into two and three meson modes within Resonance Chiral TheoryJul 31 2009We study two and three meson decays of the tau lepton within the framework of the Resonance Chiral Theory, that is based on the following properties of QCD: its chiral symmetry in the massless case, its large-N_C limit, and the asymptotic behaviour it ... More
Hadronization in three meson channels at tau decays and e+e- cross-sectionJul 29 2009The hadronic form factors in semileptonic decays of the tau and low-energy e+ e- scattering into hadrons can be described accounting for the following fundamental features: the right chiral structure at low energies, the large-N_C limit of QCD and the ... More
Character relations and replication identities in 2d Conformal Field TheoryMar 17 2016Aug 25 2016We study replication identities satisfied by conformal characters of a 2D CFT, providing a natural framework for a physics interpretation of the famous Hauptmodul property of Monstrous Moonshine, and illustrate the underlying ideas in simple cases.
Large Superconducting Magnet SystemsJan 28 2015The increase of energy in accelerators over the past decades has led to the design of superconducting magnets for both accelerators and the associated detectors. The use of Nb-Ti superconducting materials allows an increase in the dipole field by up to ... More
Theories of non-Fermi liquid behavior in heavy fermionsSep 30 1998Jan 21 1999I review our incomplete understanding of non-Fermi liquid behavior in heavy fermion systems at a quantum critical point. General considerations suggest that critical antiferromagnetic fluctuations do not destroy the Fermi surface by scattering the heavy ... More
Questions and Issues Arising at SCES '94 TheoryOct 07 1994I summarize some of the key questions to have emerged during the 1994 conference on ``Strongly Correlated Electron Systems'', held in Amsterdam, August 1994. Issues addressed include: Hunds rule interactions and how they renormalize; the Luttinger sum ... More
Electromagnetic, weak, and strong interactions of light mesonsDec 08 2001The ladder-rainbow truncation of the set of Dyson-Schwinger equations is used to study a variety of electroweak and strong processes involving light mesons. The parameters in the effective interaction are constrained by the chiral condensate and f_\pi; ... More
Confinement and complex singularities in QED3Aug 18 1995The standard approximations of the Dyson--Schwinger equation lead to complex singularities of the fermion propagator. In three-dimensional QED one can show that this phenomenon might be related to confinement: a confining potential leads to mass-like ... More
Metal-insulator transition in three dimensional Anderson model: universal scaling of higher Lyapunov exponentsJul 27 1999Nov 17 1999Numerical studies of the Anderson transition are based on the finite-size scaling analysis of the smallest positive Lyapunov exponent. We prove numerically that the same scaling holds also for higher Lyapunov exponents. This scaling supports the hypothesis ... More
An Eulerian-Lagrangian Approach for Incompressible Fluids: Local TheoryApr 10 2000We present a local existence result for the three dimensional incompressible Euler equations. The solution is constructed using a formulation of the equations as an active vector system in Eulerian coordinates. The formulation employs the inverse of the ... More
EPR-Bell Tests with Unsharp Observables and Relativistic Quantum MeasurementOct 03 2001In this contribution I will review the analysis of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen argument, Bell's inequalities and of associated experiments for spins in terms of positive operator valued measures. Specifically, I will explore the relation between the Clauser-Horne-Shimony-Holt ... More
Geometrical and Operational Aspects of IrreversibilityOct 11 1999In the statistical description of dynamical systems, an indication of the irreversibility of a given state change is given geometrically by means of a (pre-)ordering of state pairs. Reversible state changes of classical and quantum systems are shown to ... More
Quantum states and generalized observables: a simple proof of Gleason's theoremSep 23 1999May 28 2003A quantum state can be understood in a loose sense as a map that assigns a value to every observable. Formalizing this characterization of states in terms of generalized probability distributions on the set of effects, we obtain a simple proof of the ... More
Snapshots on Vortex DynamicsApr 09 2005Salient features of vortex dynamics in super media are summarized. Recent examples are: the demonstration of prominent role of topology in vortex dynamics; the solution to the Hall anomaly which once bothered Bardeen, de Gennes and many others; the unified ... More
Possible Laws for Artificial Life EvolutionJun 02 2004Motivated by a recent article on open problems in artificial life, here I postulate three laws which form a mathematical framework to describe artificial life evolutionary dynamics. They are based on a continuous approximation of population dynamics. ... More
Mathematical Structure of Evolutionary TheoryMar 15 2004Here we postulate three laws which form a mathematical framework to capture the essence of Darwinian evolutionary dynamics. The second law is most quantitative and is explicitly expressed by a unique form of stochastic differential equation. A precise ... More
Darwinian Dynamics Implies Developmental AscendencyAug 07 2007A tendency in biological theorizing is to formulate principles above or equal to Evolution by Variation and Selection of Darwin and Wallace. In this letter I analyze one such recent proposal which did so for the developmental ascendency. I show that though ... More
Lessons from vortex dynamics in super mediaJul 01 2004Some aspects of vortex dynamics theories are critically examined. The discussion is placed in the context of experiments on the Josephson-Anderson effect and on the Hall anomaly in the mixed state.
Exceptional Superconformal AlgebrasFeb 19 1992Reductive W-algebras which are generated by bosonic fields of spin-1, a single spin-2 field and fermionic fields of spin-3/2 are classified. Three new cases are found: a `symplectic' family of superconformal algebras which are extended by $su(2)\oplus ... More
Measurement of dijet production with a veto on additional central jet activity in pp collisions at 7 TeV using the ATLAS detectorJan 24 2012Feb 06 2012A measurement of jet activity in the rapidity interval bounded by a dijet system is performed using pp collisions at 7 TeV recorded by the ATLAS detector in 2010. The data are compared to LO predictions from PYTHIA, HERWIG++ and ALPGEN event generators. ... More
Scalar field conformally coupled to a charged BTZ black holeFeb 12 2016We study the Klein-Gordon equation of a scalar field conformally coupled to a charged BTZ black hole. The background metric is obtained by coupling a non-linear and conformal invariant Maxwell field to (2+1) gravity. We show that the radial part is generally ... More