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ORIGAMIX, a CdTe-based spectro-imager development for nuclear applicationsFeb 05 2015The Astrophysics Division of CEA Saclay has a long history in the development of CdTe based pixelated detection planes for X and gamma-ray astronomy, with time-resolved imaging and spectrometric capabilities. The last generation, named Caliste HD, is ... More

A conservative adaptive wavelet method for the shallow water equations on the sphereApr 01 2014We introduce an innovative wavelet-based approach to dynamically adjust the local grid resolution to maintain a uniform specified error tolerance. Extending the work of Dubos and Kevlahan (2013), a wavelet multi-scale approximation is used to make dynamically ... More

Short-wavelength secondary instabilities in homogeneous and stably stratified shear flowsDec 15 2017Feb 14 2018We present a numerical investigation of three-dimensional, short-wavelength linear instabilities in Kelvin-Helmholtz (KH) vortices in homogeneous and stratified environments. The base flow, generated using two-dimensional numerical simulations, is characterized ... More

Growth and texture of Spark Plasma Sintered Al2O3 ceramics: a combined analysis of X-rays and Electron Back Scatter DiffractionApr 03 2013Textured alumina ceramics were obtained by Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) of undoped commercial a-Al2O3 powders. Various parameters (density, grain growth, grain size distribution) of the alumina ceramics, sintered at two typical temperatures 1400{\deg}C ... More

Commissioning and operation of the Cherenkov detector for proton Flux Measurement of the UA9 ExperimentApr 12 2019The UA9 Experiment at CERN-SPS investigates channeling processes in bent silicon crystals with the aim to manipulate hadron beams. Monitoring and characterization of channeled beams in the high energy accelerators environment ideally requires in-vacuum ... More

Coherent low-energy charge transport in a diffusive S-N-S junctionJul 10 2001Oct 29 2001We have studied the current voltage characteristics of diffusive mesoscopic Nb-Cu-Nb Josephson junctions with highly-transparent Nb-Cu interfaces. We consider the low-voltage and high-temperature regime eV<\epsilon_{c}<k_{B}T where epsilon_{c} is the ... More

Fast-neutron induced background in LaBr3:Ce detectorsDec 01 2015The response of a scintillation detector with a cylindrical 1.5-inch LaBr3:Ce crystal to incident neutrons has been measured in the energy range En = 2-12 MeV. Neutrons were produced by proton irradiation of a Li target at Ep = 5-14.6 MeV with pulsed ... More

The Josephson critical current in a long mesoscopic S-N-S junctionAug 09 2000Feb 07 2001We carry out an extensive experimental and theoretical study of the Josephson effect in S-N-S junctions made of a diffusive normal metal (N) embedded between two superconducting electrodes (S). Our experiments are performed on Nb-Cu-Nb junctions with ... More

The non-convex shape of (234) Barbara, the first BarbarianFeb 02 2015Asteroid (234) Barbara is the prototype of a category of asteroids that has been shown to be extremely rich in refractory inclusions, the oldest material ever found in the Solar System. It exhibits several peculiar features, most notably its polarimetric ... More

Global climate modeling of Saturn's atmosphere. Part II: multi-annual high-resolution dynamical simulationsNov 03 2018The Cassini mission unveiled the intense and diverse activity in Saturn's atmosphere: banded jets, waves, vortices, equatorial oscillations. To set the path towards a better understanding of those phenomena, we performed high-resolution multi-annual numerical ... More

Global climate modeling of Saturn's atmosphere. Part II: multi-annual high-resolution dynamical simulationsNov 03 2018May 24 2019The Cassini mission unveiled the intense and diverse activity in Saturn's atmosphere: banded jets, waves, vortices, equatorial oscillations. To set the path towards a better understanding of those phenomena, we performed high-resolution multi-annual numerical ... More

New and updated convex shape models of asteroids based on optical data from a large collaboration networkOct 26 2015Asteroid modeling efforts in the last decade resulted in a comprehensive dataset of almost 400 convex shape models and their rotation states. This amount already provided a deep insight into physical properties of main-belt asteroids or large collisional ... 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

Tunneling system coupled to phonon: an analytical treatmentOct 01 2004Oct 28 2004This paper was withdrawn by the authors.

The flavor universality of some mass splittings in hadronsOct 08 2014The approximate chiral invariance of the two-flavor QCD is known to be spontaneously broken. This effect explains the relatively small pion mass and, as is widely believed, the mass splittings of would-be chiral partners --- the hadrons of equal spin ... More

Implications of the Crystal Barrel data for meson-baryon symmetriesJul 09 2007Sep 10 2008Making use of numerous resonances discovered by the Crystal Barrel Collaboration we discuss some possible relations between the baryon and meson spectra of resonances composed of the light non-strange quarks. Our goal is to indicate new features that ... More

Parity doubling in particle physicsApr 12 2007Sep 07 2007Parity doubling in excited hadrons is reviewed. Parity degeneracy in hadrons was first experimentally observed 40 years ago. Recently new experimental data on light mesons caused much excitement and renewed interest to the phenomenon, which still remains ... More

Experimental indication on chiral symmetry restoration in meson spectrumMar 21 2006Jun 27 2006The spectroscopic predictions of the Ademollo-Veneziano-Weinberg dual model are critically tested in view of the modern experimental data. The predicted equidistance of masses squared for chiral partners is shown to be violated high in energies, instead ... More

Regge spectrum from holographic models inspired by OPEFeb 23 2009Jun 29 2009The problem of obtaining the Regge-like behaviour for meson mass spectrum in the hard-wall AdS/QCD models is addressed. We show that the problem can be solved by a simple incorporation of the effects of local vacuum condensates into such models. The slope ... More

Towards understanding broad degeneracy in non-strange mesonsJan 11 2007Jul 06 2007The spectroscopic regularities of modern empirical data on the non-strange mesons up to 2.4 GeV can be summarized as a systematic clustering of states near certain values of energy. It is getting evident that some unknown X-symmetry triggers the phenomenon. ... More

A Simple Method to Mix Granular MaterialsOct 06 1999We show that a mixture of two species of granular particles with equal sizes but differing densities can be either segregated or mixed by adjusting the granular temperature gradient and the magnitude of the gravitational force. In the absence of gravity, ... More

Interplay of gas and ice during cloud evolutionAug 21 2014Jan 20 2015During the evolution of diffuse clouds to molecular clouds, gas-phase molecules freeze out on surfaces of small dust particles to form ices. On dust surfaces, water is the main constituent of the icy mantle in which a complex chemistry is taking place. ... More

Limit shocks of relativistic magnetohydrodynamics, Punsly's waveguide and the Blandford-Znajek solutionJun 05 2002Sep 11 2002In this paper we examine various issues closely related to the ongoing discussion on the nature of the Blandford-Znajek mechanism of extraction of rotational energy of black holes. In particular, we show that switch-on and switch-off shocks are allowed ... More

Simulations of Axisymmetric Magnetospheres of Neutron StarsOct 11 2005Nov 28 2005In this paper we present the results of time-dependent simulations of dipolar axisymmetric magnetospheres of neutron stars carried out both within the framework of relativistic magnetohydrodynamics and within the framework of resistive force-free electrodynamics. ... More

On the nature of the Blandford-Znajek mechanismNov 07 2002It is widely accepted in the astrophysical community that the event horizon plays crucial role in the Blandford-Znajek mechanism of extraction of rotational energy of black holes. In fact, this view is a quintessence of the Membrane Paradigm of black ... More

Studying the Feasibility and Importance of Software Testing: An AnalysisJan 23 2010Software testing is a critical element of software quality assurance and represents the ultimate review of specification, design and coding. Software testing is the process of testing the functionality and correctness of software by running it. Software ... More

Nonperturbative calculations in light-front QEDOct 01 2010The methods of light-front quantization and Pauli-Villars regularization are applied to a nonperturbative calculation of the dressed-electron state in quantum electrodynamics. This is intended as a test of the methods in a gauge theory, as a precursor ... More

Planetary nebula or symbiotic Mira? Near infrared colours mark the differenceAug 21 2001Nebulae around symbiotic Miras look very much like genuine planetary nebulae, although they are formed in a slightly different way. We present near infrared photometry of known and suspected symbiotic nebulae obtained with the Deep Near Infrared Southern ... More

A catalogue of IJK photometry of Planetary Nebulae with DENISMay 15 2001Near-infrared photometry of planetary nebulae (PNe) allows the classification of those objects. We present the largest homogeneous sample so far, obtained with the Deep Near Infrared Southern Sky Survey (DENIS).

Spin Injection and Nonlocal Spin Transport in Magnetic NanostructuresSep 20 2006We theoretically study the nonlocal spin transport in a device consisting of a nonmagnetic metal (N) and ferromagnetic injector (F1) and detector (F2) electrodes connected to N. We solve the spin-dependent transport equations in a device with arbitrary ... More

Resolving Extragalactic Star Clusters with HST/ACSJul 02 2007With HST, colour-magnitude diagrams (CMDs) can be obtained for young star clusters well beyond the Local Group. Such data can help constrain cluster ages and metallicities, and also provide a reference against which intermediate- and high mass stellar ... More

Towards spin turbulence of light: Spontaneous disorder and chaos in cavity-polariton systemsNov 23 2015Nov 02 2016Recent advances in nanophotonics have brought about coherent light sources with chaotic circular polarization; a low-dimensional chaotic evolution of optical spin was evidenced in laser diodes. Here we propose a mechanism that gives rise to light with ... More

Spectral curves and parameterizations of a discrete integrable 3-dimensional modelSep 09 2002We consider a discrete classical integrable model on the 3-dimensional cubic lattice. The solutions of this model can be used to parameterize the Boltzmann weights of the different 3-dimensional spin models. We have found the general solution of this ... More

Relativistic Toda chain at root of unity II. Modified Q-operatorJul 27 2001Matrix elements of quantum intertwiner as well as the modified Q-operator for the quantum relativistic Toda chain at root of unity are constructed explicitly. Modified Q-operators make isospectrality transformations of quantum transfer matrices so that ... More

On Special Cases of General Geometry: geometries with changing length of vectorsJun 01 2006We find relations between quantities defining geometry and quantities defining the length of a curve in geometries underlying Electromagnetism and unified model of Electromagnetism and Gravitation. We show that the length of a vector changes along a curve ... More

Multi-black holes and instantons in effective string theoryJul 16 1996The effective action for string theory which takes into account non-minimal coupling of moduli admits multi-black hole solutions. The euclidean continuation of these solutions can be interpreted as an instanton mediating the splitting and recombination ... More

Large-Scale Magnetic Field Re-generation by Resonant MHD Wave InteractionsOct 24 2007We investigate numerically the long-time behavior of balanced Alfven wave turbulence forced at intermediate scales. Whereas the usual constant-flux solution is found at the smallest scales, two new scalings are obtained at the forcing scales and at the ... More

Cluster Growth in two- and three-dimensional Granular GasesApr 28 2003Dec 11 2003Dissipation in granular media leads to interesting phenomena as there are cluster formation and crystallization in non-equilibrium dynamical states. The freely cooling system is examined concerning the energy decay and the cluster evolution in time, both ... More

Dynamical mean field theory of small polaron transportJun 24 2003We present a unified view of the transport properties of small-polarons in the Holstein model at low carrier densities, based on the Dynamical Mean Field Theory. The nonperturbative nature of the approach allows us to study the crossover from classical ... More

Dynamical Systems and Topological SurgeryDec 12 2008In this paper we try to establish a connection between a three-dimensional Lotka--Volterra dynamical system and two-dimensional topological surgery. There are many physical phenomena exhibiting two-dimensional topological surgery through a `hole drilling' ... More

Reptation Quantum Monte CarloAug 19 1998We present an elementary and self-contained account of the analogies existing between classical diffusion and the imaginary-time evolution of quantum systems. These analogies are used to develop a new quantum simulation method which allows to calculate ... More

Comparing the Ag-content of poltinniks using X-ray fluorescenceFeb 12 2013X-ray fluorescence experiments have been performed in order to analyze the elemental composition of four Russian 50-kopek coins ("poltinniks") minted during 1913, 1921, and 1924. By comparing the intensities of the Ag K{\alpha} X-rays emitted by the poltinniks, ... More

A special chain theorem for the embedding dimensionOct 01 2014This paper establishes an analogue of the special chain theorem for the embedding dimension of polynomial rings, with direct application on the (embedding) codimension. In particular, we recover a classic result on the transfer of regularity to polynomial ... More

The Cauchy problem for f(R)-gravity: an overviewMar 11 2011We review the Cauchy problem for f(R) theories of gravity, in metric and metric-affine for- mulations, pointing out analogies and differences with respect to General Relativity. The role of conformal transformations, effective scalar fields and sources ... More

Distinguishing WH and WBBbar production at the Fermilab TevatronMar 02 1999The production of a Higgs boson in association with a W-boson is the most likely process for the discovery of a light Higgs at the Fermilab Tevatron. Since it decays primarily to b-quark pairs, the principal background for this associated Higgs production ... More

Higher order QCD corrections to charged-lepton deep-inelastic scattering and global fits of parton distributionsNov 10 2008Jan 18 2009We study the perturbative QCD corrections to heavy-quark structure functions of charged-lepton deep-inelastic scattering and their impact on global fits of parton distributions. We include the logarithmically enhanced terms near threshold due to soft ... More

A New Metallicity Calibration for Dwarfs for the RGU-PhotometryMar 20 2003We adopted the procedure of Carney to obtain a metallicity calibration for dwarfs for the RGU-photometry. For this purpose we selected 76 dwarfs of different metallicities from Carney, and Strobel et al., and evaluated their \delta(U-G) ultra-violet excess ... More

An information theoretical analysis of quantum optimal controlJan 20 2014We show that if an efficient classical representation of the dynamics exists, optimal control problems on many-body quantum systems can be solved efficiently with finite precision. We show that the size of the space of parameters necessary to solve quantum ... More

The explanation of unexpected temperature dependence of the muon catalysis in solid deuteriumApr 30 2001It is shown that due to the smallness of the inelastic cross-section of the $d\mu$-atoms scattering in the crystal lattice at sufficiently low temperatures the $dd\mu$-mesomolecules formation from the upper state of the hyperfine structure $d\mu (F=3/2)$ ... More

Sub-Poissonian Shot Noise in Molecular WiresSep 05 2002We investigate the transport behavior of polyene molecules sandwiched between two metallic contacts using the non-equilibrium Green's function formalism. We calculate both current and noise power as a function of applied voltage and show that they decrease ... More

About the fastest growth of Order Parameter in Models of PercolationJun 14 2011Can there be a `Litmus test' for determining the nature of transition in models of percolation? In this paper we argue that the answer is in the affirmative. All one needs to do is to measure the `growth exponent' $\chi$ of the largest component at the ... More

Branching Process in a Stochastic Extremal ModelApr 27 2009Sep 16 2009We considered a stochastic version of the Bak-Sneppen model (SBSM) of ecological evolution where the the number $M$ of sites mutated in a mutation event is restricted to only two. Here the mutation zone consists of only one site and this site is randomly ... More

Self-Organization in a Granular Medium by Internal AvalanchesSep 12 2000Internal avalanches of grain displacements can be created inside a granular material kept in a bin in two ways: (i) By removing a radomly selected grain at the bottom of the bin (ii) By breaking a stable arch of grains clogging a hole at the bottom of ... More

Numerical solution of moving plate problem with uncertain parametersMar 14 2015This paper deals with uncertain parabolic fluid flow problem where the uncertainty occurs due to the initial conditions and parameters involved in the system. Uncertain values are considered as fuzzy and these are handled through a recently developed ... More

Dynamical mechanisms of DC current generation in driven Hamiltonian systemsApr 03 2001Recent symmetry considerations (Phys. Rev. Lett. {\bf 84} 2358 (2000)) have shown that dc currents may be generated in the stochastic layer of a system describing the motion of a particle in a one-dimensional potential in the presence of an ac time-periodic ... More

On reggeization of vertex of triple reggeized gluons in high energy QCDMay 13 2019We calculate one loop QCD Regge Field Theory (RFT) correction to the $A_{+}A_{+} A_{-}$ vertex of three reggeized gluons to one QCD loop precision. We demonstrate, that all loop leading logarithmic corrections to the vertex can be summed through the integro-differential ... More

Simultaneous Linear Inequalities: Yesterday and TodayJul 13 2010Jul 14 2010This is a short overview of some recent tendencies in the theory of linear inequalities that are evoked by Boolean valued analysis.

Subsurface diffusion in crystals and effect of surface permeability on the atomic step motionApr 01 2019Apr 17 2019Atomic mechanism of the bulk and surface point defect generation and annihilation on surface sinks is considered theoretically on the base of the Burton, Cabrera and Frank model. We show that the creation and annihilation of self-interstitials and vacancies ... More

Plasmon band gap generated by intense ion acoustic wavesOct 12 2009Apr 26 2010In the presence of an intense ion acoustic wave, the energy-momentum dispersion relation of plasmons is strongly modified to exhibit a band gap structure. The intensity of an ion acoustic wave might be measured from the band gap width. The plasmon band ... More

Can we have another light (~ 145 GeV) Higgs boson?Oct 20 2015A second light Higgs boson, with mass of approximately 145 GeV, is predicted by non-minimal Supersymmetric models. This new particle can account for an apparent \sim 3 \sigma excess recorded by the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) during ... More

Supersymmetric Magnetic Moments Sum Rules and Spontaneous Supersymmetry BreakingNov 22 1994In supersymmetry the anomalous magnetic moment of particles belonging to the same supermultiplet is related by simple sum rules. We study the modification of these sum rules in the case of spontaneously broken N=1 global supersymmetry.

Optimization of fuzzy analogy in software cost estimation using linguistic variablesSep 12 2012One of the most important objectives of software engineering community has been the increase of useful models that beneficially explain the development of life cycle and precisely calculate the effort of software cost estimation. In analogy concept, there ... More

Symmetry analysis and exact solutions of one class of (1+3)-dimensional boundary-value problems of the Stefan typeJul 31 2014We present the group classification of one class of (1+3)-dimensional nonlinear boundary-value problems of the Stefan type that simulate the processes of melting and evaporation of metals. The results obtained are used for the construction of the exact ... More

Mathematics and Economics of Leonid KantorovichJan 02 2011This is a short overview of the contribution of Leonid Kantorovich into the formation of the modern outlook on the interaction between mathematics and economics.

Apology of EuclidJul 11 2005This is a short apology of the style of the Elements by Euclid and Bourbaki.

On reggeization of vertex of three reggeized gluons in high energy QCDMay 13 2019May 19 2019The unitarity corrections to the propagator of reggeized gluons calculated in the framework of QCD RFT require a knowledge of the expressions for Reggeon propagator and vertices of interaction of three reggeized gluons (Reggeons) to one QCD loop precision, ... More

Nonstandard Tools for Nonsmooth AnalysisJun 11 2012This is an overview of the basic tools of nonsmooth analysis which are grounded on nonstandard models of set theory. By way of illustration we give a criterion for an infinitesimally optimal path of a general discrete dynamic system.

Minimally almost periodic group topology on infinite countable Abelian groups: A solution to Comfort's questionFeb 07 2010Oct 07 2011For any countable subgroup $H$ of an unbounded Abelian group $G$ there is a complete Hausdorff group topology $\tau$ such that $H$ is the von Neumann radical of $(G,\tau)$. In particular, we obtain the positive answer to Comfort's question: any unbounded ... More

Submodular spectral functions of principal submatrices of a hermitian matrix, extensions and applicationsJul 20 2010Jun 19 2012We extend the multiplicative submodularity of the principal determinants of a nonnegative definite hermitian matrix to other spectral functions. We show that if $f$ is the primitive of a function that is operator monotone on an interval containing the ... More

On the Ascoli property for locally convex spaces and topological groupsNov 09 2016Feb 25 2017We characterize Ascoli spaces by showing that a Tychonoff space $X$ is Ascoli iff the canonical map from the free locally convex space $L(X)$ over $X$ into $C_k\big(C_k(X)\big)$ is an embedding of locally convex spaces. We prove that an uncountable direct ... More

The Szego class with a polynomial weightMar 26 2004Let p be a trigonometric polynomial, nonnegative on the unit circle $\mathbb{T}$. We say that a measure $\sigma$ on $\mathbb{T}$ belongs to the polynomial Szego class, if $d\sigma=sigma'_{ac}d\theta+d\sigma_s$, $\sigma_s$ is singular, and $p\ln \sigma'_{ac}$ ... More

AdS/QCD without Kaluza-Klein modes: Radial spectrum from higher dimensional QCD operatorsMay 30 2019Within the framework of AdS/QCD models, the spectrum of radially excited hadrons is identified with a tower of Kaluza-Klein (KK) states in dual theory. We discuss some theoretical pitfalls with such a modeling of hadron spectrum and propose an alternative ... More

Canonical band theory of non-collinear magnetismFeb 08 2007A canonical band theory of non-collinear magnetism is developed and applied to the close packed fcc and bcc crystal structures. Several examples of non-collinear magnetism in the periodic table are seen to be canonical in origin. This is a parameter free ... More

Increasing the efficiency of quantum walk with entangled qubitsMay 27 2019We investigate how arbitrary number of entangled qubits affects properties of quantum walk. We consider variance, positions with non-zero probability density and entropy as criteria to determine the optimal number of entangled qubits in quantum walk. ... More

A computation of an universal weight function for the quantum affine algebra U_q(\hat{\mathfrak{gl}}_N)Nov 18 2007Nov 20 2007We compute an universal weight function (off-shell Bethe vectors) in any representation with a weight singular vector of the quantum affine algebra $U_q(\hat{\mathfrak{gl}}_N)$ applying the method of projections of Drinfeld currents developed in arXiv:math/0610398. ... More

Direct photon radiation from a rich baryon Quark-Gluon Plasma systemOct 07 2006Feb 21 2007The direct photon radiation from a hot and slightly strong interacting fireball system of a rich baryon quark-gluon plasma, using the Boltzmann distribution function for the incoming particles and Bose-Einstein distribution for gluon and Fermi-Dirac distribution ... 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

Event-Driven Molecular Dynamics in ParallelFeb 03 2003Sep 16 2003Although event-driven algorithms have been shown to be far more efficient than time-driven methods such as conventional molecular dynamics, they have not become as popular. The main obstacle seems to be the difficulty of parallelizing event-driven molecular ... More

Band dispersion and electronic lifetimes in crystalline organic semiconductorsJan 11 2011Mar 31 2011The consequences of several microscopic interactions on the photoemission spectra of crystalline organic semiconductors (OSC) are studied theoretically. It is argued that their relative roles can be disentangled by analyzing both their temperature and ... More

Band-like motion and mobility saturation in organic molecular semiconductorsOct 22 2009Dec 07 2009We analyze a model that accounts for the inherently large thermal lattice fluctuations associated to the weak van der Waals inter-molecular bonding in crystalline organic semiconductors. In these materials the charge mobility generally exhibits a "metallic-like" ... More

Optical properties of small polarons from dynamical mean-field theoryDec 09 2005Feb 27 2006The optical properties of polarons are studied in the framework of the Holstein model by applying the dynamical mean-field theory. This approach allows to enlighten important quantitative and qualitative deviations from the limiting treatments of small ... More

Hopping dynamics of interacting polaronsOct 02 2008We derive an effective cluster model to address the transport properties of mutually interacting small polarons. We propose a decoupling scheme where the hopping dynamics of any given particle is determined by separating out explicitly the degrees of ... More

On the Ascoli property for locally convex spaces and topological groupsNov 09 2016Nov 14 2016We characterize Ascoli spaces by showing that a Tychonoff space $X$ is Ascoli iff the canonical map from the free locally convex space $L(X)$ over $X$ into $C_k\big( C_k(X)\big)$ is an embedding of locally convex spaces. We prove that an uncountable direct ... More

Metric-affine $f(R)$-gravity with torsion: an overviewOct 27 2009Torsion and curvature could play a fundamental role in explaining cosmological dynamics. f(R)-gravity with torsion is an approach aimed to encompass in a comprehensive scheme all the Dark Side of the Universe (Dark Energy and Dark Matter). We discuss ... More

Groups of quasi-invariance and the Pontryagin dualityDec 09 2008Oct 01 2009A Polish group $G$ is called a group of quasi-invariance or a QI-group, if there exist a locally compact group $X$ and a probability measure $\mu$ on $X$ such that 1) there exists a continuous monomorphism of $G$ to $X$, and 2) for each $g\in X$ either ... More

The Higgs Boson Production Cross Section as a Precision Observable?Mar 06 2002Jul 30 2002We investigate what can be learned at a linear collider about the sector of electroweak symmetry breaking from a precise measurement of the Higgs boson production cross section through the process e+e- -> hZ. We focus on deviations from the Standard Model ... More

X-ray observations of cluster outskirts: current status and future prospectsMay 03 2010Dec 22 2010Past and current X-ray mission allow us to observe only a fraction of the volume occupied by the ICM. After reviewing the state of the art of cluster outskirts observations we discuss some important constraints that should be met when designing an experiment ... More

Lower and upper bounds on the mass of light quark-antiquark scalar resonance in the SVZ sum rulesMay 23 2016The calculation of the mass of light scalar isosinglet meson within the Shifman--Vainshtein--Zakharov (SVZ) sum rules is revisited. We develop simple analytical methods for estimation of hadron masses in the SVZ approach and try to reveal the origin of ... More

Low-energy holographic models for QCDFeb 01 2011Apr 09 2011We consider the bottom-up holographic models for QCD which contain the ultraviolet (UV) cutoff. Such models are supposed to describe exclusively the low-energy sector of QCD. The introduction of UV cutoff in the soft wall model is shown to result in a ... More

AdS/QCD models describing a finite number of excited mesons with Regge spectrumMar 02 2009The typical AdS/QCD models deal with the large-N_c limit of QCD, as a consequence the meson spectrum consists of the infinite number of states that is far from the real situation. Basing on introduction of anharmonic corrections to the holographic potential, ... More

Generalized Soft Wall ModelOct 18 2012Jan 27 2013We develop an exactly solvable generalization of the soft wall holographic model for the vector mesons. The generalization preserves the ultraviolet and infrared asymptotics of the soft wall model and contains an additional free parameter. This new parameter ... More

Comment on "Parity Doubling and SU(2)_L X SU(2)_R Restoration in the Hadronic Spectrum" and "Parity Doubling Among the Baryons"May 09 2006Some aspects of two recent papers on parity doubling in the hadronic spectrum and its relation to restoration of linearly realized chiral symmetry are critically discussed.

Steenrod operations and the diagonal morphismJul 04 2013Jan 15 2014We show how to find the Steenrod operations in H^*(X) (the coefficients in F_p) given the diagonal morphism d_#:S_*(X)->S_*(X^p) and the action of the cyclic group C_p on S_*(X^p). Our construction needs no other data such as Eilenberg-Zilber morphisms. ... More

The Game of Cipher BeadsMay 20 2009Jul 29 2009Comparison between the various impact factors of a few Russian journals demonstrates the deficiencies of the popular citation indices.

On Grothendieck SubspacesApr 04 2005The modulus of an order bounded functional on a Riesz space is the sum of a pair of Riesz homomorphisms if and only if the kernel of this functional is a Grothendieck subspace of the ambient Riesz space. An operator version of this fact is given.

Generalized Integral Siding Mode Manifold Design: A Sum of Squares ApproachMar 30 2015May 21 2015This paper presents a general form of integral sliding mode manifold, and proposes an algorithmic approach based on Sum of Squares (SOS) programming to design generalized integral sliding mode manifold and controller for nonlinear systems with both matched ... More

Effective Use of Human Computer Interaction in Digital Academic Supportive DevicesJan 03 2015In this research, a literature in human-computer interaction is reviewed and the technology aspect of human computer interaction related with digital academic supportive devices is also analyzed. According to all these concerns, recommendations to design ... More

Influence of Facebook in Academic Performance of Sri Lankan University StudentsJan 03 2015Facebook is only an electronic communication between human but unfortunately it has become an addiction for all. This paper examines the usage of Facebook among university students and its influence in their academic performance. The impact of Facebook ... More

Di-photon Higgs signals at the LHC in the Next-to-Minimal Supersymmetric Standard ModelMar 10 2006The NMSSM contains a Higgs singlet in addition to the two Higgs doublets typical of the MSSM, thus resulting in a total of seven physical Higgs mass states. Therefore, the phenomenology of the NMSSM Higgs sector can vary considerably from that of the ... More

Shock Dissipation in Magnetically Dominated Impulsive FlowsJan 17 2012We have revisited the issue of shock dissipation and emission and its implications for the internal shock model of the prompt GRB emission and studied it in the context of impulsive Poynting-dominated flows. Our results show that unless the magnetization ... More