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AliEn - EDG Interoperability in ALICEJun 13 2003AliEn (ALICE Environment) is a GRID-like system for large scale job submission and distributed data management developed and used in the context of ALICE, the CERN LHC heavy-ion experiment. With the aim of exploiting upcoming Grid resources to run AliEn-managed ... More

Some Two-Loop Corrections to the Finite Temperature Effective Potential in the Electroweak TheoryDec 21 1992Perturbation theory at finite temperature suffers from well-known infrared problems. In the standard model, as a result, one cannot calculate the effective potential for arbitrarily small values of $\phi$, the Higgs expectation value. Because the Higgs ... More

OCCAM: a flexible, multi-purpose and extendable HPC clusterSep 12 2017The Open Computing Cluster for Advanced data Manipulation (OCCAM) is a multi-purpose flexible HPC cluster designed and operated by a collaboration between the University of Torino and the Sezione di Torino of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare. ... More

GPCALMA: a Grid Approach to Mammographic ScreeningJul 31 2003The next generation of High Energy Physics experiments requires a GRID approach to a distributed computing system and the associated data management: the key concept is the "Virtual Organisation" (VO), a group of geographycally distributed users with ... More

Quantum Error Correction with Uniformly Mixed State AncillaeSep 04 2012Oct 04 2012It is often assumed that the ancilla qubits required for encoding a qubit in quantum error correction (QEC) have to be in pure states, $|00...0>$ for example. In this letter, we seek an encoding scheme, in which the ancillae may be in a uniformly mixed ... More

Detecting Technibaryon Dark MatterOct 14 1993The technibaryon constitutes a possible dark matter candidate. Such a particle with electroweak quantum numbers is already nearly ruled out as the dominant component of the galactic dark matter by nuclear recoil experiments. Here, the scattering of singlet ... More

Efficient entanglement operator for a multi-qubit systemOct 21 2013In liquid-state NMR quantum computation, a selective entanglement operator between qubits 2 and 3 of a three-qubit molecule is conventionally realized by applying a pair of short $\pi$-pulses to qubit 1. This method, called refocusing, is well suited ... More

GPCALMA: a Grid-based tool for Mammographic ScreeningOct 13 2004The next generation of High Energy Physics (HEP) experiments requires a GRID approach to a distributed computing system and the associated data management: the key concept is the Virtual Organisation (VO), a group of distributed users with a common goal ... More

HEP Applications Evaluation of the EDG Testbed and MiddlewareJun 05 2003Workpackage 8 of the European Datagrid project was formed in January 2001 with representatives from the four LHC experiments, and with experiment independent people from five of the six main EDG partners. In September 2002 WP8 was strengthened by the ... More

A fast and parametric digitization for triple-GEM detectorsApr 12 2019Triple-GEM detectors are a well known technology in high energy physics. In order to have a complete understanding of their behavior, in parallel with on beam testing, a Monte Carlo code has to be developed to simulate their response to the passage of ... More

Measurement of the branching ratios $ψ^\prime \to e^+ e^-$, $ψ^\prime \to J/ψππ$ and $ψ^\prime \to J/ψη$Feb 15 2005We have measured several branching ratios for $\psi^\prime$ decay using the data collected by FNAL E835 experiment during year 2000, obtaining ${\cal B}(\psi^\prime \to e^+ e^-) = 0.0068\pm0.0001\pm0.0004$, ${\cal B}(\psi^\prime \to J/\psi \pi^+ \pi^-) ... More

GRAAL: Gem Reconstruction And Analysis LibraryMay 08 2019MPGD are the new frontier in gas trackers. Among this kind of devices, theGEM chambers are widely used. The experimental signals acquired with the detector mustobviously be reconstructed and analysed. In this contribution, a new offline software to performreconstruction, ... More

Precision measurements of the total and partial widths of the psi(2S) charmonium meson with a new complementary-scan technique in antiproton-proton annihilationsMar 06 2007Sep 27 2007We present new precision measurements of the psi(2S) total and partial widths from excitation curves obtained in antiproton-proton annihilations by Fermilab experiment E835 at the Antiproton Accumulator in the year 2000. A new technique of complementary ... More

Improved Cloud resource allocation: how INDIGO-DataCloud is overcoming the current limitations in Cloud schedulersJul 20 2017Performing efficient resource provisioning is a fundamental aspect for any resource provider. Local Resource Management Systems (LRMS) have been used in data centers for decades in order to obtain the best usage of the resources, providing their fair ... More

NNLO classical solution for Lipatov's effective action for reggeized gluonsFeb 15 2018Mar 19 2018We consider the formalism of small-x effective action for reggeized gluons, Gribov (Sov Phys JETP 26:414, 1968), Lipatov (Nucl Phys B 452:369, 1995; Phys Rep 286:131, 1997; Subnucl Ser 49:131, 2013, Int J Mod Phys Conf Ser 39:1560082, 2015; Int J Mod ... More

Some families of graphs with no nonzero real domination rootsMar 12 2015Let G be a simple graph of order n. The domination polynomial is the generating polynomial for the number of dominating sets of G of each cardinality. A root of this polynomial is called a domination root of G. Obviously 0 is a domination root of every ... More

Domination polynomials of k-tree related graphsJul 22 2014Let $G$ be a simple graph of order $n$. The domination polynomial of $G$ is the polynomial $D(G, x)=\sum_{i=\gamma(G)}^{n} d(G,i) x^{i}$, where $d(G,i)$ is the number of dominating sets of $G$ of size $i$ and $\gamma(G)$ is the domination number of $G$. ... More

A scaling law for the cosmological constant from a stochastic model for cosmic structuresNov 30 2008May 12 2009A set of scaling laws, based on the stochastic motions of the granular components of astronomical systems, is applied to a cosmological model with a positive cosmological constant. It follows that the mass of the dominant particle in the observable universe ... More

Fractal large-scale structure from a stochastic scaling law modelMar 27 2009A stochastic model relating the parameters of astrophysical structures to the parameters of their granular components is applied to the formation of hierarchical, large-scale structures from galaxies assumed as point-like objects. If the density profile ... More

Interval decomposition lattices are balancedJun 24 2013Jun 27 2013Intervals in binary or n-ary relations or other discrete structures generalize the concept of interval in a linearly ordered set. Join-irreducible partitions into intervals are characterized in the lattice of all interval decompositions of a set, in a ... More

Explicit computation of the electrostatic energy for an elliptical charged discJan 06 2014This letter describes a method for obtaining an explicit expression for the electrostatic energy of a charged elliptical infinitely thin disc. The charge distribution is assumed to be polynomial. Such explicit values for this energy are fundamental for ... More

Quotient Equations and Integrals of Motion for Vector Massless FieldDec 14 2002In this article a group-theoretical aspect of the method of dimensional reduction is presented. Then, on the base of symmetry analysis of an anisotropic space geometrical description of dimensional reduction of equations for vector massless field is given. ... More

Soft-wall modelling of meson spectraApr 11 2016Apr 14 2016The holographic methods inspired by the gauge/gravity correspondence from string theory have been actively applied to the hadron spectroscopy in the last eleven years. Within the phenomenological bottom-up approach, the linear Regge-like trajectories ... More

Veneziano like amplitude as a test for AdS/QCD modelsNov 24 2011The high energy asymptotics of QCD correlation functions is often used as a test for bottom-up holographic models. Since QCD is not strongly coupled in the ultraviolet domain, such a test may look questionable. We propose that the sum over resonance poles ... More

A five-dimensional ansatz for the Veneziano amplitudeFeb 14 2011Jul 11 2012A hypothesis is put forward that in the case of low-energy QCD, the holographic prescription for calculating the correlation functions may lead to the dual scattering amplitudes of Veneziano type at zero momentum transfer if the non-conformality is properly ... More

Axial coupling from matching constituent quark model to QCDMay 19 2008The axial-vector coupling $g_A$ of a constituent quark is estimated from matching the constituent quark model to the operator product expansion in QCD in the limit of large number of colours under some assumptions. The obtained relation is $g_A\simeq\sqrt{7/11}\approx0.80$, ... More

A five-dimensional effective model for excited light mesonsJul 28 2010In the usual holographic approach to QCD, the meson spectrum is generated due to a non-trivial 5-dimensional background. We propose an alternative 5-dimensional scenario in which the spectrum emerges due to coupling to a scalar field whose condensation ... More

Hydrogen like classification for light nonstrange mesonsSep 27 2007Sep 09 2008The recent experimental results on the spectrum of highly excited light nonstrange mesons are known to reveal a high degree of degeneracy among different groups of states. We revise some suggestions about the nature of the phenomenon and put the relevant ... More

Light meson spectrum and classical symmetries of QCDJun 29 2006Jul 24 2006Modern spectroscopic data on light non-strange meson spectrum is analyzed. It is argued that the observed regularities of experimental spectrum for highly excited states favour a partial restoration of all approximate classical symmetries of QCD Lagrangian ... More

Relation between quark and gluon condensates from QCD sum rulesMar 22 2006A new relation between $\rho$-meson mass, weak $\pi$-meson decay constant, quark and gluon condensates is derived from the QCD sum rules. As a byproduct an explanation for the dominance of $\rho\rho$-decay for the $f_0(1370)$-meson is proposed.

Finite time analysis based on Sum of Squares Technique: Applied to the super-twisting second order sliding mode controlJun 08 2015Finite time analysis of the continuous system is investigated through both stability and stabilization based on Sum of squares programming. A systematic approach is proposed to construct Lyapunov function and Control Lyapunov function for this objective. ... More

Straight homotopy invariantsMay 02 2014May 29 2014Let $X$ and $Y$ be spaces and $M$ be an abelian group. A homotopy invariant $f\colon [X,Y]\to M$ is called straight if there exists a homomorphism $F\colon L(X,Y)\to M$ such that $f([a])=F(\langle a\rangle)$ for all $a\in C(X,Y)$. Here $\langle a\rangle\colon\langle ... More

Commutative algebras and representations of the category of finite setsNov 29 2010Apr 03 2011We prove that two finite-dimensional commutative algebras over an algebraically closed field are isomorphic if and only if they give rise to isomorphic representations of the category of finite sets and surjective maps.

Order of a homotopy invariant in the stable caseAug 31 2009Let X and Y be CW-complexes, U be an abelian group, and f:[X,Y]->U be a map (a homotopy invariant). We say that f has order at most r if the characteristic function of the r'th Cartesian power of the graph of a continuous map a:X->Y Z-linearly determines ... More

CP-violation and $ππ$-interaction in the radiative decays of $K_L$ and $K_S$May 15 2002May 31 2002The phases of terms of amplitude that arise from the $\pi\pi$ interaction are obtained by using a simple realistic model of $\pi\pi$ interaction via virtual $\rho$-meson, instead of the ChPT. It is shown that the standard ChPT approach cannot reproduce ... More

General relativistic MHD simulations of monopole magnetospheres of black holesFeb 18 2004Mar 10 2004In this paper we report the results of the first ever time-dependent general relativistic magnetohydrodynamic simulations of the magnetically dominated monopole magnetospheres of black holes. It is found that the numerical solution evolves towards a stable ... More

Electrodynamics of black hole magnetospheresFeb 17 2004Apr 02 2004Numerical simulations combined with simple analytical arguments are used to reach a number of important conclusions on the nature of the Blandford-Znajek mechanism. We show that, just like in the Penrose mechanism and in the MHD models of Punsly and Coroniti, ... More

Supersymmetric Mechanics in SuperspaceFeb 20 2006These Lectures have been given at Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati in the month of March, 2005. The main idea was to provide our young collegues, who joined us in our attempts to understand the structure of $N$-extended supersymmetric one-dimensional ... More

Blowup dynamics of coherently driven polariton condensatesJul 20 2014Basing on the Gross-Pitaevskii equations, it is predicted that a repulsive (defocusing) interaction makes a 2D polariton condensate able to accumulate its energy under above-resonance optical pumping. The energy can be accumulated during a lot of polariton ... More

Measurement of the total energy of an isolated system by an internal observerDec 10 2004We consider the situation in which an observer internal to an isolated system wants to measure the total energy of the isolated system (this includes his own energy, that of the measuring device and clocks used, etc...). We show that he can do this in ... More

Can the LHC rule out the MSSM ?Jun 12 2011Nov 05 2011If supersymmetry (SUSY) exists in nature and is a solution to the hierarchy problem then it should be detectable at the TeV energy scale which the large hadron collider (LHC) is now exploring. One of the main goals of the LHC is the discovery or exclusion ... More

Geometric scaling in exclusive processesMar 25 2003Apr 08 2003We show that according to the present understanding of the energy evolution of the observables measured in deep-inelastic scattering, the photon-proton scattering amplitude has to exhibit geometric scaling at each impact parameter. We suggest a way to ... More

A peculiar planetary nebula candidate in a globular cluster in the Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxyNov 14 2007CONTEXT: Until now, only one planetary nebula (PN) has been known in the Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxy. AIMS: The discovery of a second PN candidate, associated with one of the 5 globular clusters in the Fornax dwarf, is reported. METHODS: Spectra of ... More

Relativistic Toda chain at root of unity III. Relativistic Toda chain hierarchyJul 27 2001Aug 08 2001The hierarchy of the classical nonlinear integrable equations associated with relativistic Toda chain model is considered. It is formulated for the N-th powers of the quantum operators of the corresponding quantum integrable models. Following the ideas ... More

Simulations of Spheroidal Systems with Substructure: Trees in FieldsFeb 09 1997We present a hybrid technique of N-body simulation to deal with collisionless stellar systems having an inhomogeneous global structure. We combine a treecode and a self-consistent field code such that each of the codes model a different component of the ... More

Scalar theories and symmetry breaking in the light-front coupled-cluster methodFeb 02 2014We extend the light-front coupled-cluster (LFCC) method to include zero modes explicitly, in order to be able to compute vacuum structure in theories with symmetry breaking. Applications to phi^3 and phi^4 theories are discussed as illustrations and compared ... More

Electronic transport and quantum localization effects in organic semiconductorsOct 05 2012Dec 06 2012We explore the charge transport mechanism in organic semiconductors based on a model that accounts for the thermal intermolecular disorder at work in pure crystalline compounds, as well as extrinsic sources of disorder that are present in current experimental ... More

Are rigid non-inertial frames of reference really rigid?Jun 20 2013In this paper the notion of the rigid frame of reference within special relativity is analysed. Three definitions of rigidity are formulated. By using several examples of non-inertial frames, it is shown that these definitions are not equivalent. It is ... More

Conformal Anomalies via Canonical TracesAug 16 2005Using Laurent expansions of the Kontsevich-Vishik canonical trace of holomorphic families of classical pseudodifferential operators, we define functionals on the space of Riemannian metrics and investigate their conformal properties, thereby giving a ... More

An existence theorem for the Yamabe problem on manifolds with boundaryAug 29 2009Sep 04 2009Let (M,g) be a compact Riemannian manifold with boundary. We consider the problem (first studied by Escobar in 1992) of finding a conformal metric with constant scalar curvature in the interior and zero mean curvature on the boundary. Using a local test ... More

Method of Asymptotics beyond All Orders and Restriction on MapsJun 12 2006The method of asymptotics beyond all orders (ABAO) is known to be a useful tool to investigate separatrix splitting of several maps. For a class of simplectic maps, the form of maps is shown to be restricted by the conditions for the ABAO method to work ... More

The Cauchy problem for metric-affine f(R)-gravity in presence of perfect-fluid matterApr 23 2009The Cauchy problem for metric-affine f(R)-gravity `a la Palatini and with torsion, in presence of perfect fluid matter acting as source, is discussed following the well-known Bruhat prescriptions for General Relativity. The problem results well-formulated ... More

A comment on "The Cauchy problem of f(R)- gravity", Class. Quantum Grav., 24, 5667 (2007), arXiv:0709.4414Mar 19 2009A critical comment on [N. Lanahan--Tremblay and V. Faraoni, 2007, {\it Class. Quantum Grav.}, {\bf 24}, 5667, arXiv:0709.4414] is given discussing the well-formulation of the Chauchy problem for $f(R)$-gravity in metric-affine theories.

Topologies on groups determined by sets of convergent sequencesJan 14 2011Jun 04 2012A Hausdorff topological group $(G,\tau)$ is called an $s$-group and $\tau$ is called an $s$-topology if there is a set $S$ of sequences in $G$ such that $\tau$ is the finest Hausdorff group topology on $G$ in which every sequence of $S$ converges to the ... More

Empirical Emission Functions for LPM Suppression of Photon Emission from Quark-Gluon PlasmaNov 06 2002The LPM suppression of photon emission rates from the quark gluon plasma have been studied at different physical conditions of the plasma given by temperature and chemical potentials.The integral equation for the transverse vector function (f(p_t)) consisting ... More

On the Variational method for LPM Suppression of Photon Emission from Quark-Gluon PlasmaAug 12 2002The photon emission rates from the quark gluon plasma have been studied considering LPM suppression effects. The integral equation for the transverse vector function (f(p)) that consists of multiple scattering effects has been solved using self-consistent ... More

Anomalous Ground State in Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_{x}$ Invar alloysMar 19 2019This paper reports high resolution X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) studies on Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_x$ (x=0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.9) alloys down to 10 K temperature. Core levels and Auger transitions of the alloys except the invar alloy (x=0.4) ... More

Exchange Interaction in Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_{x}$Alloys: XPS StudyMar 19 2019In this paper, high Fe-concentration Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_{x}$ alloys were investigated using high resolution X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) down to 10K temperature. The Fe 2s core level exhibits three features, two low binding features corresponding ... More

From transient localization to band transport: on quantum corrections and lack thereofMar 29 2019Apr 04 2019Transient localization has emerged as a powerful theoretical framework that is able to describe charge transport in high-mobility organic semiconductors, where the carrier diffusion is strongly limited by their coupling to thermal molecular motions. As ... More

A simple symmetry as a guide toward new physics beyond the Standard ModelJan 01 2013Sep 05 2013There exists one experimental result that cannot be explained by the Standard Model (SM), the current theoretical framework for particle physics: non-zero masses for the neutrinos (elementary particles travelling close to light speed, electrically neutral ... More

Heavy neutrinos, Z' and Higgs bosons at the LHC: new particles from an old symmetryJul 06 2012A new era in particle physics is being spurred on by new data from the Large Hadron Collider. Non-vanishing neutrino masses represent firm observational evidence of new physics beyond the Standard Model. An extension of the latter, based on a SU(3)_C ... More

Composition dependence of magnetoresistance in Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_{x}$ alloysMar 19 2019Apr 12 2019Resistance of Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_x$(x=0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7 and 0.9) has been measured using four probe method from 5K to 300K with and without a longitudinal magnetic field of 8T. The zero field resistivity of x=0.1 and 0.9 alloys, predominant ... More

One-dimensional quantum walks driven by two entangled coinsOct 25 2018We study a one-dimensional quantum walk with four internal degrees of freedom (two entangled qubits) driven by two entangled coins. We will demonstrate that the entanglement, introduced by the coins, enables one to steer the walker's state from a classical ... More

Gradient Clogging in Depth FiltrationJan 14 1998We investigate clogging in depth filtration, in which a dirty fluid is ``cleaned'' by the trapping of dirt particles within the pore space during flow through a porous medium. This leads to a gradient percolation process which exhibits a power law distribution ... More

Patterning by genetic networks and modular principleFeb 04 2005We consider here the morphogenesis (pattern formation) problem for some genetic network models. First, we show that any given spatio-temporal pattern can be generated by a genetic network involving a sufficiently large number of genes. Moreover, patterning ... More

Spin fluctuations and spin noiseDec 03 2003We have theoretically studied the temporal fluctuations and the resulting kinetic noise in the average spin polarization of an electron ensemble drifting in a quantum wire under a high electric field. Electrons are initially injected in the wire from ... More

Leibnizian, Robinsonian, and Boolean Valued MonadsJun 08 2011This is an overview of the present-day versions of monadology with some applications to vector lattices and linear inequalities.

Polarization Transfer in the ^4He(\vec e,e'\vec p)^3H Reaction up to Q^2 = 2.6 (GeV/c)^2Nov 20 2002We have measured the proton recoil polarization in the ^4He(\vec e,e'\vec p)^3H reaction at Q^2 = 0.5, 1.0, 1.6, and 2.6 (GeV/c)^2. The measured ratio of polarization transfer coefficients differs from a fully relativistic calculation, favoring the inclusion ... More

Algebro-Geometric Invariants of Finitely Generated Groups (The Profile of a Representation Variety)Apr 03 2008If G is a finitely generated group, and A an algebraic group, then Hom(G,A) is a possibly reducible algebraic variety denoted by R_A(G). Here we define the profile function, P_d(R_A(G)), of the representation variety of G over A to be P_d(R_A(G))=(N_d(R_A(G)),...,N_0(R_A(G))), ... More

Suppression of Landau damping via electron band gapOct 12 2009Apr 26 2010The pondermotive potential in the X-ray Raman compression can generate an electron band gap which suppresses the Landau damping. The regime is identified where a Langmuir wave can be driven without damping in the stimulated Raman compression. It is shown ... More

Diffusion limited friendship network: A model for six degrees of separationApr 02 2003Aug 28 2003A dynamic model of a society is studied where each person is an uncorrelated and non-interacting random walker. A dynamical random graph represents the acquaintance network of the society whose nodes are the individuals and links are the pairs of mutual ... More

Many-body corrections to ESR energy and spin-wave excitations in two-dimensional systems with Bychkov-Rashba spin splittingSep 24 2013We report effects of electron-electron (\emph{e-e}) interaction on electron spin resonance (ESR) in perpendicular magnetic field in two-dimensional (2D) systems with Bychkov-Rashba spin splitting induced by spin-orbit interaction (SOI) and structural ... More

Sobolev of the Euler SchoolJan 28 2008May 08 2009This is a short overview of the origins of distribution theory as well as the life of Sergei Sobolev (1908--1989) and his contribution to the formation of the modern outlook of mathematics.

Asymptotics of the orthogonal polynomials for the Szego class with a polynomial weightApr 28 2004May 06 2004Let p(t) be a trigonometric polynomial, non-negative on the unit circle. We say that a measure \sigma belongs to a polynomial Szego class, if the logarithm of its density is summable over the circle with the weight p(t). For the associated orthogonal ... More

Reflexive group topologies on Abelian groupsJun 03 2009It is proved that any infinite Abelian group of infinite exponent admits a non-discrete reflexive group topology.

Mellin-Barnes presentations for Whittaker wave functionsJul 01 2019We obtain certain Mellin-Barnes integrals which present Whittaker wave functions related to classical real split forms of simple complex Lie groups.

Defect via differential forms with logarithmic polesSep 25 2009We prove formulae for the Hodge numbers of big resolutions of singular hypersurfaces satisfying a Bott-type vanishing condition.

A Computer Virus Propagation Model Using Delay Differential Equations With Probabilistic Contagion And ImmunityOct 21 2014The SIR model is used extensively in the field of epidemiology, in particular, for the analysis of communal diseases. One problem with SIR and other existing models is that they are tailored to random or Erdos type networks since they do not consider ... More

Band insulator to Mott insulator transition in a bilayer Hubbard modelMar 27 2007The ground state phase diagram of the half-filled repulsive Hubbard model in a bilayer is investigated using cluster dynamical mean field theory. For weak to intermediate values of Coulomb repulsion $U$, the system undergoes a transition from a Mott insulating ... More

Ghost-Stochastic Resonance in a Unidirectionally Coupled and Small-World NetworksOct 27 2015Ghost-stochastic resonance is a noise-induced resonance at a missing fundamental frequency in the input signal. In this paper we investigate the features of ghost-stochastic resonance in a unidirectionally coupled network and small-world network with ... More

Signal amplification by unidirectional coupling of oscillatorsApr 22 2014We report our investigation on the input signal amplification in unidirectionally coupled monostable Duffing oscillators in one- and two-dimensions with first oscillator alone driven by a weak periodic signal. Applying a perturbation theory we obtain ... More

Direct evidence of soft mode behavior near the Burns' temperature in PbMg$_{1 / 3}$Nb$_{2 / 3}$O$_{3}$ (PMN) relaxor ferroectricMar 05 2002Inelastic neutron scattering measurements of the relaxor ferroelectric PbMg$_{1 / 3}$Nb$_{2 / 3}$O$_{3}$ (PMN) in the temperature range 490~K$<$T$<$880~K directly observe the soft mode (SM) associated with the Curie-Weiss behavior of the dielectric constant ... More

Selected issues on justification of holographic approach to QCDApr 19 2010Some problems with theoretical foundations of bottom-up holographic models are briefly discussed. It is pointed out that the spectroscopic aspects of these models in principle do not require the AdS/CFT prescriptions and may be interpreted as just an ... More

Illustrative Model for Parity Doubling of Energy LevelsDec 27 2007A one-dimensional quantum mechanical model possessing mass gap, a gapless excitation, and an approximate parity doubling of energy levels is constructed basing on heuristic QCD-inspired arguments. The model may serve for illustrative purposes in considering ... More

Weinberg like sum rules revisitedOct 25 2007Oct 29 2007The generalized Weinberg sum rules containing the difference of isovector vector and axial-vector spectral functions saturated by both finite and infinite number of narrow resonances are considered. We summarize the status of these sum rules and analyze ... More

Cluster dualityJun 28 2006Apr 30 2007It is well known that the linear mass spectrum of light mesons in the large-N_c limit is dual to the perturbative QCD continuum. We find the form of the linear spectrum which is maximally dual to the perturbation theory. The obtained ansatz turns out ... More

Quark condensate and deviations from string-like behaviour of meson spectraSep 30 2003I analyse the hypothesis that deviations from the linear meson mass spectra appear due to the dynamical chiral symmetry breaking in QCD. It is shown that the linear mass spectrum for the light, non-strange vector and axial-vector mesons is then parametrized ... More

Note on description of excited hadrons with fixed angular momentumApr 06 2009In this Note, we make comments on the recent criticism of the description of highly excited hadrons in terms of fixed angular momentum L and quantify the relation M^2\sim L+n+S/2 (n is the radial quantum number and S is the total quark spin) for masses ... More

Calculation of the Cherenkov fields in the cross-section of a short relativistic bunchJul 14 2015Recently, a new method for calculating the Cherenkov field acting on a point-like electron bunch passing through longitudinally homogeneous structures lined with arbitrary slowdown layers was proposed, where the formalism was obtained though consideration ... More

Quotient Equations and Integrals of Motion for Scalar FieldMar 29 2003In this article a group-theoretical aspect of the method of dimensional reduction is presented. Then, on the base of symmetry analysis for an anisotropic space geometrical description of dimensional reduction of equation for scalar field is given. Formula ... More

How much information can be obtained by a quantum measurement?Jul 21 1999How much information about an unknown quantum state can be obtained by a measurement? We propose a model independent answer: the information obtained is equal to the minimum entropy of the outputs of the measurement, where the minimum is taken over all ... More

Unitarity and the scale of fermion mass generationJun 05 1998Jun 30 1998We study the upper bound on the scale of fermion mass generation in a two-Higgs-doublet model. If the model is weakly-coupled, the scale of fermion mass generation is much less than the Appelquist-Chanowitz unitarity bound. However, if we allow some dimensionless ... More

Young star clusters in external galaxiesJul 20 2011I review the characteristics of cluster populations in other galaxies, with particular emphasis on young star clusters and a comparison with the (known) open cluster population of the Milky Way. Young globular cluster-like (compact, massive) objects can ... More

Young Massive Star Clusters in Normal GalaxiesMar 10 2004Young star clusters with masses similar to those of classical old globular clusters are observed not only in starbursts, mergers or otherwise disturbed galaxies, but also in normal spiral galaxies. Some young clusters with masses as high as ~10^6 Msun ... More

Nonlocal spin Hall effect and spin-orbit interaction in nonmagnetic metalsSep 08 2006Spin Hall effect in a nonlocal spin-injection device is theoretically studied. Using a nonlocal spin-injection technique, a pure spin current is created in a nonmagnetic metal (N). The spin current flowing in N is deflected by spin-orbit scattering to ... More

An illustration of the light-front coupled-cluster method in quantum electrodynamicsAug 30 2012A field-theoretic formulation of the exponential-operator technique is applied to a nonperturbative Hamiltonian eigenvalue problem in electrodynamics, quantized in light-front coordinates. Specifically, we consider the dressed-electron state, without ... More

Non-Markovianity by Quantum LossJun 22 2014In the study of open quantum systems, information exchange between system and its surrounding environment plays an eminent and important role in analysing the dynamics of open quantum system. In this work, by making use of the quantum information theory ... More

The Batalin-Vilkovisky Formalism on Fermionic Kaehler ManifoldsMay 19 1993We show that the Kaehler structure can be naturally incorporated in the Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism. The phase space of the BV formalism becomes a fermionic Kaehler manifold. By introducing an isometry we explicitly construct the fermionic irreducible ... More

Symbiotic Miras vs. Planetary Nebulae in the Near InfraredAug 06 2002While symbiotic Miras and planetary nebulae are hard to distinguish by optical spectroscopy, their near infrared colors differ. We propose the near infrared two-color diagram to be an excellent tool to easily distinguish these two classes of objects.

Fundamental Physical Constants and the Principle of Parametric IncompletenessSep 07 1999The principle which allows to construct new physical theories on the basis of classical mechanics by reduction of the number of its axiom without engaging new postulates is formulated. The arising incompleteness of theory manifests itself in terms of ... More