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Design of Stochastic Robotic Swarms for Target Performance Metrics in Boundary Coverage TasksFeb 08 2017In this work, we analyze \textit{stochastic coverage schemes} (SCS) for robotic swarms in which the robots randomly attach to a one-dimensional boundary of interest using local communication and sensing, without relying on global position information ... More

The Probabilistic Analysis of the Communication Network created by Dynamic Boundary CoverageApr 05 2016We do a Probabilistic Analysis of the Network generated by robots involved in Stochastic Boundary Coverage

Seasonality Effects on Consumers Preferences Over Quality Attributes of Different Beef ProductsFeb 06 2019Using discrete choice modelling, the study investigates 946 American consumers willingness-to-pay and preferences for diverse beef products. A novel experiment was used to elicit the number of beef products that each consumer would purchase. The range ... More

The Golden Age of Immersion Theory in Topology: 1959-1973Jul 09 2003We briefly review selected contributions to immersion-theoretic topology, from S. Smale's immersion theory for spheres to M. Gromov's convex integration theory, during the early "golden" period from about 1959-1973. Historical remarks are included and ... More

General Balance Functions in the Theory of InterestAug 05 2012We develop an axiomatic theory of balance functions (future value functions) in the theory of interest that is derived from financial considerations and which applies to general regulated payment streams, including continuous payment streams. Balance ... More

$L$-series associated to symmetric functions mod $N$ with applications related to $ζ(3)$, $ζ(5)$Feb 04 2016We develop a new theory of $L$-series based on replacing Dirichlet characters mod $N$ by symmetric functions mod $N$ in order to calculate explicitly the sums of infinite series more closely related to $\zeta(2n+1)$, specifically $\zeta(3)$, $\zeta(5)$. ... More

Scalable and Sustainable Deep Learning via Randomized HashingFeb 26 2016Current deep learning architectures are growing larger in order to learn from enormous datasets.These architectures require giant matrix multiplication operations to train millions or billions of parameters during forward and back propagation steps. These ... More

A New Unbiased and Efficient Class of LSH-Based Samplers and Estimators for Partition Function Computation in Log-Linear ModelsMar 15 2017Log-linear models are arguably the most successful class of graphical models for large-scale applications because of their simplicity and tractability. Learning and inference with these models require calculating the partition function, which is a major ... More

Double-sided coaxial circuit QED with out-of-plane wiringMar 16 2017Jun 01 2017Superconducting circuits are well established as a strong candidate platform for the development of quantum computing. In order to advance to a practically useful level, architectures are needed which combine arrays of many qubits with selective qubit ... More

Scalable and Sustainable Deep Learning via Randomized HashingFeb 26 2016Dec 05 2016Current deep learning architectures are growing larger in order to learn from complex datasets. These architectures require giant matrix multiplication operations to train millions of parameters. Conversely, there is another growing trend to bring deep ... More

Calibration of the cross-resonance two-qubit gate between directly-coupled transmonsMay 14 2019Quantum computation requires the precise control of the evolution of a quantum system, typically through application of discrete quantum logic gates on a set of qubits. Here, we use the cross-resonance interaction to implement a gate between two superconducting ... More

Review of human decision-making during computer security incident analysisMar 24 2019We review practical advice on decision-making during computer security incident response. Scope includes standards from the IETF, ISO, FIRST, and the US intelligence community. To focus on human decision-making, the scope is the evidence collection, analysis, ... More

The Effect of Communication Topology on Scalar Field Estimation by Networked Robotic SwarmsMar 08 2016This paper studies the problem of reconstructing a two-dimensional scalar field using a swarm of networked robots with local communication capabilities. We consider the communication network of the robots to form either a chain or a grid topology. We ... More

Automated Construction of Metric Maps using a Stochastic Robotic Swarm Leveraging Received Signal StrengthMar 13 2019In this work, we present a novel automated procedure for constructing a metric map of an unknown domain with obstacles using uncertain position data collected by a swarm of resource-constrained robots. The robots obtain this data during random exploration ... More

The Advanced Light Source Accelerator Control System at Ten Years from CommissioningNov 28 2001The Advanced Light Source was commissioned 10 years ago using the newly constructed control system. Further experience with the control system was reported in 1993. In this publication, we report on recent experience with the operation and especially ... More

Coverage and Field Estimation on Bounded Domains by Diffusive SwarmsSep 25 2016Sep 28 2016In this paper, we consider stochastic coverage of bounded domains by a diffusing swarm of robots that take local measurements of an underlying scalar field. We introduce three control methodologies with diffusion, advection, and reaction as independent ... More

Information correlated Lévy walk exploration and distributed mapping using a swarm of robotsMar 12 2019In this work, we present a novel distributed method for constructing an occupancy grid map of an unknown environment using a swarm of robots with global localization capabilities and limited inter-robot communication. The robots explore the domain by ... More

PDE-Based Optimization for Stochastic Mapping and Coverage Strategies using Robotic EnsemblesNov 29 2017This paper presents a novel partial differential equation (PDE)-based framework for controlling an ensemble of robots, which have limited sensing and actuation capabilities and exhibit stochastic behaviors, to perform mapping and coverage tasks. We model ... More

Coverage and Field Estimation on Bounded Domains by Diffusive SwarmsSep 25 2016Oct 02 2016In this paper, we consider stochastic coverage of bounded domains by a diffusing swarm of robots that take local measurements of an underlying scalar field. We introduce three control methodologies with diffusion, advection, and reaction as independent ... More

Confinement Control of Double Integrators using Partially Periodic Leader TrajectoriesOct 01 2015Mar 25 2016We consider a multi-agent confinement control problem in which a single leader has a purely repulsive effect on follower agents with double-integrator dynamics. By decomposing the leader's control inputs into periodic and aperiodic components, we show ... More

Quantum protocols for anonymous voting and surveyingApr 21 2005Jun 04 2007We describe quantum protocols for voting and surveying. A key feature of our schemes is the use of entangled states to ensure that the votes are anonymous and to allow the votes to be tallied. The entanglement is distributed over separated sites; the ... More

Controllability to Equilibria of the 1-D Fokker-Planck Equation with Zero-Flux Boundary ConditionMar 21 2017Mar 24 2017We consider the problem of controlling the spatiotemporal probability distribution of a robotic swarm that evolves according to a reflected diffusion process, using the space- and time-dependent drift vector field parameter as the control variable. In ... More

Observational Evidence For Constant Gas Accretion Rate Since z = 5Jul 27 2017Star formation rate density (SFRD) has not been constant throughout the history of the Universe. The rate at which stars form greatly affects the evolution of the Universe, but the factors which drive SFRD evolution remain uncertain. There must be sufficient ... More

Information correlated Lévy walk exploration and distributed mapping using a swarm of robotsMar 12 2019Mar 17 2019In this work, we present a novel distributed method for constructing an occupancy grid map of an unknown environment using a swarm of robots with global localization capabilities and limited inter-robot communication. The robots explore the domain by ... More

Bilinear Controllability of a Class of Advection-Diffusion-Reaction SystemsNov 06 2017Jul 31 2018In this paper, we investigate the exact controllability properties of an advection-diffusion equation on a bounded domain, using time- and space-dependent velocity fields as the control parameters. This partial differential equation (PDE) is the Kolmogorov ... More

Non-Inferiority and Equivalence Tests in A Sequential Multiple-Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART)May 04 2017Dec 15 2018Adaptive interventions (AIs) are increasingly becoming popular in medical and behavioral sciences. An AI is a sequence of individualized intervention options that specify for whom and under what conditions different intervention options should be offered, ... More

Mean-Field Controllability and Decentralized Stabilization of Markov Chains, Part I: Global Controllability and Rational FeedbacksMar 23 2017Mar 28 2017In this paper, we study the controllability and stabilizability properties of the Kolmogorov forward equation of a continuous time Markov chain (CTMC) evolving on a finite state space, using the transition rates as the control parameters. Firstly, we ... More

Compressing Gradient Optimizers via Count-SketchesFeb 01 2019Feb 26 2019Many popular first-order optimization methods (e.g., Momentum, AdaGrad, Adam) accelerate the convergence rate of deep learning models. However, these algorithms require auxiliary parameters, which cost additional memory proportional to the number of parameters ... More

A Feature Complete SPIKE Banded Algorithm and SolverNov 08 2018New features and enhancements for the SPIKE banded solver are presented. Among all the SPIKE algorithm versions, we focus our attention on the recursive SPIKE technique which provides the best trade-off between generality and parallel efficiency, but ... More

On-chip, photon-number-resolving, telecom-band detectors for scalable photonic information processingJul 27 2011Integration is currently the only feasible route towards scalable photonic quantum processing devices that are sufficiently complex to be genuinely useful in computing, metrology, and simulation. Embedded on-chip detection will be critical to such devices. ... More

High quantum-efficiency photon-number-resolving detector for photonic on-chip information processingMay 28 2013The integrated optical circuit is a promising architecture for the realization of complex quantum optical states and information networks. One element that is required for many of these applications is a high-efficiency photon detector capable of photon-number ... More

MISSION: Ultra Large-Scale Feature Selection using Count-SketchesJun 12 2018Feature selection is an important challenge in machine learning. It plays a crucial role in the explainability of machine-driven decisions that are rapidly permeating throughout modern society. Unfortunately, the explosion in the size and dimensionality ... More

The Matsu Wheel: A Cloud-based Framework for Efficient Analysis and Reanalysis of Earth Satellite ImageryFeb 22 2016Project Matsu is a collaboration between the Open Commons Consortium and NASA focused on developing open source technology for the cloud-based processing of Earth satellite imagery. A particular focus is the development of applications for detecting fires ... More

Linear Optical Quantum Computing in a Single Spatial ModeMay 15 2013Nov 21 2014We present a scheme for linear optical quantum computing using time-bin encoded qubits in a single spatial mode. We show methods for single-qubit operations and heralded controlled phase (CPhase) gates, providing a sufficient set of operations for universal ... More

Strain-optic active control for quantum integrated photonicsMay 12 2014Nov 21 2014We present a practical method for active phase control on a photonic chip that has immediate applications in quantum photonics. Our approach uses strain-optic modification of the refractive index of individual waveguides, effected by a millimeter-scale ... More

Multi-photon state engineering by heralded interference between single photons and coherent statesMay 02 2012Nov 01 2012We develop a technique for generating multi-photon nonclassical states via interference between coherent and Fock states using quantum catalysis. By modulating the coherent field strength, the number of catalyst photons and the ratio of the beam splitter ... More

Cosmic History and a Candidate Parent Asteroid for the Quasicrystal-bearing Meteorite KhatyrkaMar 09 2018The unique CV-type meteorite Khatyrka is the only natural sample in which "quasicrystals" and associated crystalline Cu,Al-alloys, including khatyrkite and cupalite, have been found. They are suspected to have formed in the early Solar System. To better ... More

Multi-photon quantum interference in a multi-port integrated photonic deviceAug 22 2012Sep 03 2012Increasing the complexity of quantum photonic devices is essential for many optical information processing applications to reach a regime beyond what can be classically simulated, and integrated photonics has emerged as a leading platform for achieving ... More

A chip-based array of near-identical, pure, heralded single photon sourcesMar 22 2016Interference between independent single photons is perhaps the most fundamental interaction in quantum optics. It has become increasingly important as a tool for optical quantum information science, as one of the rudimentary quantum operations, together ... More

Quantum teleportation on a photonic chipSep 15 2014Quantum teleportation is a fundamental concept in quantum physics which now finds important applications at the heart of quantum technology including quantum relays, quantum repeaters and linear optics quantum computing (LOQC). Photonic implementations ... More

Boson Sampling on a Photonic ChipDec 11 2012May 27 2013While universal quantum computers ideally solve problems such as factoring integers exponentially more efficiently than classical machines, the formidable challenges in building such devices motivate the demonstration of simpler, problem-specific algorithms ... More

Integrated Photonic SensingApr 11 2011Loss is a critical roadblock to achieving photonic quantum-enhanced technologies. We explore a modular platform for implementing integrated photonics experiments and consider the effects of loss at different stages of these experiments, including state ... 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

On-chip low loss heralded source of pure single photonsApr 29 2013A key obstacle to the experimental realization of many photonic quantum-enhanced technologies is the lack of low-loss sources of single photons in pure quantum states. We demonstrate a promising solution: generation of heralded single photons in a silica ... More

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

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

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

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

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

The study on penetration depth of anisotropic two-band s-wave superconductors by Ginzburg-Landau approachMar 29 2019The penetration depth of anisotropic two-band s-wave superconductors have been studied by Ginzburg-Landau approach. The anisotropic spherical Fermi surfaces and order parameters with the spherical ellipse or pancake Fermi shape are used for derive penetration ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Heun functions as a modern powerful tool for research in different scientific domainsDec 13 2015In this rather popular paper we stress some basics of the theory and the huge amount of applications of the Heun functions, as well as the still existing basic unsolved problems. The point is to attract more attention to this modern powerful tool for ... More

A Minimal Model for Dilatonic GravityNov 10 1999Dec 02 2000We study a new minimal scalar-tensor model of gravity with Brans-Dicke factor $\omega(\Phi)\equiv 0$ and cosmological factor $\Pi(\Phi)$. The constraints on $\Pi(\Phi)$ from known gravitational experiments are derived. We show that almost any time evolution ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Constraining the physics of the early UniverseMar 26 2019The established cosmological theory which describes the history of the Universe since shortly after the "Big Bang" until today is remarkably successful. Thanks to the increasing precision of available observational data, we are now able to considerably ... 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

Classes of Exact Solutions to Regge-Wheeler and Teukolsky EquationsFeb 08 2009Mar 17 2009The Regge-Wheeler equation describes axial perturbations of Schwarzschild metric in linear approximation. Teukolsky Master Equation describes perturbations of Kerr metric in the same approximation. We present here unified description of all classes of ... More

On the Action Principle in Affine Flat Spaces with TorsionNov 30 1997To comply with the equivalence principle in Einstein-Cartan-like theories of gravity we propose a modification of the action principle in affine flat spaces with torsion.