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Low emittance muon accelerator studies with production from positrons on targetMar 18 2018Jun 12 2018A new scheme to produce very low emittance muon beams using a positron beam of about 45~GeV interacting on electrons on target is presented. One of the innovative topics to be investigated is the behaviour of the positron beam stored in a low emittance ... More

Daφne gamma-rays factoryMay 05 2014Gamma sources with high flux and spectral densities are the main requirements for new nuclear physics experiments to be performed in several worldwide laboratories and envisaged in the ELI-NP (Extreme Light Infrastructure-Nuclear Physics) project or in ... More

Quantum Hall Effect in a Josephson JunctionMay 08 2018Hybrid superconductor/semiconductor devices constitute a powerful platform where intriguing topological properties can be investigated. Here we present fabrication methods and analysis of Josephson junctions formed by a high-mobility InAs quantum-well ... More

Da$Φ$ne developments for the KLOE-2 experimental runJun 08 2010Recently the peak luminosity achieved on the DA{\Phi}NE collider has been improved by almost a factor three by implementing a novel collision scheme based on large Piwinski angle and Crab-Waist. This encouraging result opened new perspectives for physics ... More

Operating experience with electron cloud clearing electrodes at DAFNEJun 25 2013During the current run of an electron-positron collider DAFNE special electrodes for electron cloud suppression have been inserted in all dipole and wiggler magnets of the positron ring. In this paper we discuss the impact of these electrodes on beam ... More

Progress of the Development of the ELI-NP GBS High Level ApplicationsDec 05 2017The Gamma Beam System (GBS) is a high brightness LINAC to be installed in Magurele (Bucharest) at the new ELI-NP (Extreme Light Infrastructure - Nuclear Physics) laboratory. The accelerated electrons, with energies ranging from 280 to 720 MeV, will collide ... More

Positron driven muon source for a muon colliderMay 14 2019The design of a future multi-TeV muon collider needs new ideas to overcome the technological challenges related to muon production, cooling, accumulation and acceleration. In this paper a layout of a positron driven muon source known as the Low EMittance ... More

DAFNE Consolidation Program and Operation with the KLOE-2 DetectorSep 28 2015After a long preparatory phase, including a wide hardware consolidation program, the Italian lepton collider DAFNE, is now systematically delivering data to the KLOE-2 experiment. In approximately 200 days of operation 1 fb-1 has been given to the detector ... More

DAFNEMar 01 2004May 25 2004The results of 2002 DAFNE operation for the two experiments KLOE and DEAR are described. During 2003 a long shutdown has been dedicated to the installation of new Interaction Regions (IR) and to hardware modifications and upgrades. In the last section ... More

Tau/Charm Factory Accelerator ReportOct 25 2013The present Report concerns the current status of the Italian Tau/Charm accelerator project and in particular discusses the issues related to the lattice design, to the accelerators systems and to the associated conventional facilities. The project aims ... More

Low-temperature quantum transport in CVD-grown single crystal grapheneMar 24 2016Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) has been proposed for large-scale graphene synthesis for practical applications. However, the inferior electronic properties of CVD graphene are one of the key problems to be solved. In this study, we present a detailed ... More

Manipulating quantum Hall edge channels in graphene through Scanning Gate MicroscopyJul 10 2017Oct 12 2017We show evidence of the backscattering of quantum Hall edge channels in a narrow graphene Hall bar, induced by the gating effect of the conducting tip of a Scanning Gate Microscope, which we can position with nanometer precision. We show full control ... More

Design of a Polarised Positron Source Based on Laser Compton ScatteringSep 02 2005Sep 15 2005We describe a scheme for producing polarised positrons at the ILC from polarised X-rays created by Compton scattering of a few-GeV electron beam off a CO2 or YAG laser. This scheme is very energy effective using high finesse laser cavities in conjunction ... More

Full electrostatic control of quantum interference in an extended trenched Josephson junctionMar 07 2019Hybrid semiconductor/superconductor devices constitute an important platform for a wide range of applications, from quantum computing to topological-state-based architectures. Here, we demonstrate full modulation of the interference pattern in a superconducting ... More

Design considerations for future DAFNE upgradeNov 17 2004The Frascati F-Factory DAFNE has been delivering luminosity to the KLOE, DEAR and FINUDA experiments since year 2000. Since April 2004 the KLOE run has been resumed and recently peak luminosity of 1.0x1032 cm-2s-1 and integrated luminosity of 6.2 pb-1/day ... More

Mitigation and control of instabilities in DAFNE positron ringApr 23 2012The positron beam in the DAFNE e+/e- collider has always been suffering from strong e-cloud instabilities. In order to cope with them, several approaches have been adopted along the years: flexible and powerful bunch-by-bunch feedback systems, solenoids ... More

Status of the Super-B factory DesignOct 09 2011The SuperB international team continues to optimize the design of an electron-positron collider, which will allow the enhanced study of the origins of flavor physics. The project combines the best features of a linear collider (high single-collision luminosity) ... More

DAFNE operation with the FINUDA experimentAug 16 2004DAFNE operation restarted in September 2003, after a six month shut-down for the installation of FINUDA, a magnetic detector dedicated to the study of hypernuclear physics. FINUDA is the third experiment running on DAFNE and operates while keeping on ... More

Inter-Edge Backscattering in Buried Split-Gate-Defined Graphene Quantum Point ContactsAug 26 2016Quantum Hall effects offer a formidable playground for the investigation of quantum transport phenomena. Edge modes can be detected, branched, and mixed by designing a suitable potential landscape in a two-dimensional conducting system subject to a strong ... More

The International Linear Collider Technical Design Report - Volume 3.II: Accelerator Baseline DesignJun 26 2013The International Linear Collider Technical Design Report (TDR) describes in four volumes the physics case and the design of a 500 GeV centre-of-mass energy linear electron-positron collider based on superconducting radio-frequency technology using Niobium ... More

SuperB Technical Design ReportJun 24 2013In this Technical Design Report (TDR) we describe the SuperB detector that was to be installed on the SuperB e+e- high luminosity collider. The SuperB asymmetric collider, which was to be constructed on the Tor Vergata campus near the INFN Frascati National ... More

Positron driven muon source for a muon colliderMay 14 2019May 19 2019The design of a future multi-TeV muon collider needs new ideas to overcome the technological challenges related to muon production, cooling, accumulation and acceleration. In this paper a layout of a positron driven muon source known as the Low EMittance ... More

EuPRAXIA@SPARC_LAB Design study towards a compact FEL facility at LNFJan 26 2018On the wake of the results obtained so far at the SPARC\_LAB test-facility at the Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (Italy), we are currently investigating the possibility to design and build a new multi-disciplinary user-facility, equipped with a soft ... More

Investigation into electron cloud effects in the International Linear Collider positron damping ringNov 12 2013Mar 24 2014We report modeling results for electron cloud buildup and instability in the International Linear Collider positron damping ring. Updated optics, wiggler magnets, and vacuum chamber designs have recently been developed for the 5 GeV, 3.2-km racetrack ... More

Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors as flatness and mechanical stretching sensorsDec 28 2015A novel approach which uses Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors has been utilised to assess and monitor the flatness of Gaseous Electron Multipliers (GEM) foils. The setup layout and preliminary results are presented.

A novel application of Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors in MPGDDec 28 2015We present a novel application of Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors in the construction and characterisation of Micro Pattern Gaseous Detector (MPGD), with particular attention to the realisation of the largest triple (Gas electron Multiplier) GEM chambers ... More

Performance of a Large-Area GEM Detector Prototype for the Upgrade of the CMS Muon Endcap SystemNov 30 2014Dec 08 2014Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) technology is being considered for the forward muon upgrade of the CMS experiment in Phase 2 of the CERN LHC. Its first implementation is planned for the GE1/1 system in the $1.5 < \mid\eta\mid < 2.2$ region of the muon endcap ... More

Proposal for taking data with the KLOE-2 detector at the DA$Φ$NE collider upgraded in energyJul 29 2010This document reviews the physics program of the KLOE-2 detector at DA$\Phi$NE upgraded in energy and provides a simple solution to run the collider above the $\phi$-peak (up to 2, possibly 2.5 GeV). It is shown how a precise measurement of the multihadronic ... 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

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

Pair production by a circularly polarized electromagnetic wave in plasmaJul 23 2003Mar 15 2004We present the results of the calculation of the electron-positron pair creation probability by the circularly polarized electromagnetic wave during its propagation in underdense collisionless plasmas. The dependence of the probability on the frequency ... 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

Black holes may not constrain varying constantsSep 27 2002New and rather controversial observations hint that the fine structure constant \alpha may have been smaller in the early universe, suggesting that some of the fundamental ``constants'' of physics may be dynamical. In a recent paper, Davies, Davis, and ... More

Phase Transitions and Critical Behavior for Charged Black HolesJun 12 2003We investigate the thermodynamics of a four-dimensional charged black hole in a finite cavity in asymptotically flat and asymptotically de Sitter space. In each case, we find a Hawking-Page-like phase transition between a black hole and a thermal gas ... More

Signatures of polaronic charge ordering in optical and dc conductivity using dynamical mean field theoryFeb 28 2008Apr 29 2008We apply dynamical mean field theory to study a prototypical model that describes charge ordering in the presence of both electron-lattice interactions and intersite electrostatic repulsion between electrons. We calculate the optical and d.c. conductivity, ... More

Spectral properties and isotope effect in strongly interacting systems: Mott-Hubbard insulator and polaronic semiconductorMay 17 2005Jun 13 2005We study the electronic spectral properties in two examples of strongly interacting systems: a Mott-Hubbard insulator with additional electron-boson interactions, and a polaronic semiconductor. An approximate unified framework is developed for the high ... More

Heavy-quark deep-inelastic scattering with a running massNov 26 2010We study the production of heavy quarks in deep-inelastic scattering within perturbative QCD. As a novelty, we employ for the first time the running mass definition in the MSbar scheme for deep-inelastic charm and bottom production. We observe an improved ... More

Near infrared light amplification in Gold diffused Silicon-on-Insulator waveguidesNov 06 2016We report near infrared optical amplification in gold diffused silicon-on-insulator waveguides by visible optical pumping. More then 30dB/cm gain was measured for a light carrier at a wavelength of 1.55 microns

Continuous and smooth envelopes of topological algebrasMar 11 2013Sep 28 2016Since the first optical instruments have been invented, an idea that the visible image of an object under observation depends on tools of observation became commonly assumed in physics. A way to formalize it in mathematics is the construction that assigns ... More

Composition dependence of magnetoresistance in Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_{x}$ alloysMar 19 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

Subsurface diffusion in crystals and effect of surface permeability on the atomic step motionApr 01 2019Diffusion in crystals and on their surfaces is fundamental to control crystal growth, surface structure, and surface morphology. Point defects such as self-interstitials and vacancies in the bulk and adsorbed atoms (adatoms) and surface vacancies (advacancies) ... More

Exchange Interaction in Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_{x}$Alloys: XPS StudyMar 19 2019Apr 12 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

Two-dimensional C/BN core/shell structuresAug 02 2014Single layer core/shell structures consisting of graphene as core and hexagonal boron nitride as shell are studied using first-principles plane wave method within density functional theory. Electronic energy level structure is analysed as a function of ... More

On QCD RFT corrections to the propagator of reggeized gluonsMar 27 2019We calculate one loop QCD Regge Field Theory (RFT) correction to the propagator of reggeized gluons basing on the QCD effective action of Lipatov, \cite{LipatovEff,LipatovEff1,Our1,Our2,Our3,Our4}, and results of \cite{Our5}, where Dyson-Schwinger hierarchy ... More

Finite-Larmor-radius equilibrium and currents of the Earth's flank magnetopauseApr 06 2018Aug 20 2018We consider the one-dimensional equilibrium problem of a shear-flow boundary layer within an "extended Hall-MHD" (eHMHD) model of plasma that retains first-order finite Larmor radius (FLR) corrections to the ion dynamics. We provide a generalized version ... More

Development of verification system of socio-demographic data of virtual community memberJan 21 2019The important task of developing verification system of data of virtual community member on the basis of computer-linguistic analysis of the content of a large sample of Ukrainian virtual communities is solved. The subject of research is methods and tools ... More

Chaotic bursting in semiconductor lasersNov 28 2017We investigate the dynamic mechanisms for low frequency fluctuations in semiconductor lasers subject to delayed optical feedback, using the Lang-Kobayashi model. This system of delay differential equations displays pronounced envelope dynamics, ranging ... More

Sandpile Models of Self-Organized CriticalityAug 23 1999Self-Organized Criticality is the emergence of long-ranged spatio-temporal correlations in non-equilibrium steady states of slowly driven systems without fine tuning of any control parameter. Sandpiles were proposed as prototypical examples of self-organized ... More

Anomalous Ground State in Fe$_{1-x}$Ni$_{x}$ Invar alloysMar 19 2019May 13 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

Enhancement of H -> gamma gamma in SU(5) model with 45_H pletApr 12 2013We show that the low energy effective model derived from SU(5) with 45-plet Higgs can account for the recently reported enhanced diphoton decay rate of the Standard Model (SM)-like Higgs with mass about 125 GeV. This model extends the SM by an extra Higgs ... More

Review and Analysis of Local Multipoint Distribution System (LMDS) to Deliver Voice, Data, Internet, and Video ServicesJan 23 2010Local multipoint distribution system (LMDS) uses cellular-like network architecture of microwave radios placed at the client's location and at the company's base station to deliver fixed services, mainly telephony, video and Internet access. The use of ... More

Gas Properties in the Starburst Centers of Barred GalaxiesJul 16 2001The physical properties of molecular gas can be deduced from the analysis of line intensity ratios, most commonly of the CO isotopomers 12CO and 13CO. Barred galaxies, especially those with central starbursts, provide an excellent laboratory to study ... More

Complex molecular gas structure in the Medusa mergerAug 16 2000High resolution OVRO aperture synthesis maps of the 12CO 1-0 emission in the `Medusa' galaxy merger (NGC4194) reveal the molecular emission being surprisingly extended. It is distributed on a total scale of 25$''$ (4.7 kpc) - despite the apparent advanced ... More

Magnetic Phase Diagram of Weakly Pinned Type-II SuperconductorsNov 20 1999Nov 25 1999The phenomenon of superconductivity was discovered in 1911, however, the methodology to classify and distinguish type-II superconductivity was established only in late fifties after Abrikosov's prediction of a flux line lattice in 1957. The advent of ... More

Anomalous Peak Effect in CeRu2 and NbSe2 : Fracturing of a Flux Line Lattice?Sep 04 1997CeRu2 and 2H-NbSe2 display remarkable similarities in their magnetic response, reflecting the manner in which the weakly pinned flux line lattice (FLL) loses spatial order in the Peak Effect (PE) regime. The discontinuous change in screening response ... More

Extraction of multiple exponential signals from lattice correlation functionsJul 23 2019We present a fast and simple algorithm that allows the extraction of multiple exponential signals from the temporal dependence of correlation functions evaluated on the lattice including the statistical fluctuations of each signal and treating properly ... More

Reconnection of Unstable/Stable Manifolds of the Harper MapJun 12 2006The Harper map is one of the simplest chaotic systems exhibiting reconnection of invariant manifolds. The method of asymptotics beyond all orders (ABAO) is used to construct unstable/stable manifolds of the Harper map. By enlarging the neighborhood of ... More

Tensor Products of Cohen-Macaulay Rings. Solution to a Problem of GrothendieckJun 27 2006In this paper we solve a problem, originally raised by Grothendieck, on the transfer of Cohen-Macaulayness to tensor products of algebras over a field. As a prelude to this, we investigate the grade for some specific types of ideals that play a primordial ... More

Leibniz's Definition of MonadAug 12 2006This is a short discussion of the definition of monad which was given by G.W. Leibniz in his "Monadology."

Embedding dimension and codimension of tensor products of algebras over a fieldJan 19 2017Let k be a field. This paper investigates the embedding dimension and codimension of Noetherian local rings arising as localizations of tensor products of k-algebras. We use results and techniques from prime spectra and dimension theory to establish an ... More

On the prime ideal structure of symbolic Rees algebrasFeb 28 2009This paper contributes to the study of the prime spectrum and dimension theory of symbolic Rees algebra over Noetherian domains. We first establish some general results on the prime ideal structure of subalgebras of affine domains, which actually arise, ... More

Extraction of multiple exponential signals from lattice correlation functionsJul 23 2019Aug 06 2019We present a fast and simple algorithm that allows the extraction of multiple exponential signals from the temporal dependence of correlation functions evaluated on the lattice including the statistical fluctuations of each signal and treating properly ... More

The Ericsson Nano-Brownian Engine in the Quantum DomainDec 15 2017We examine here a hitherto unchartered Ericsson motor, operating in the quantum domain. The engine is a nanoscopic system of an electron trapped in a two-dimensional parabolic well and further subjected to an external magnetic field in the third direction. ... More

Spectral Radius Inequalities for Functions of Operators Defined by Power SeriesFeb 11 2013By the help of power series f we can naturally construct another power series that has as coefficients the absolute values of the coefficients of f. Utilising these functions we prove some inequalities for the spectral radius of the bounded linear operator ... More

Alexandrov's Approach to the Minkowski ProblemAug 30 2012This article is dedicated to the centenary of the birth of Aleksandr D. Alexandrov (1912-1999). His functional-analytical approach to the solving of the Minkowski problem is examined and applied to the extremal problems of isoperimetric type with conflicting ... 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

Competing Glauber and Kawasaki DynamicsAug 17 1998Using a quantum formulation of the master equation we study a kinetic Ising model with competing stochastic processes: the Glauber dynamics with probability $p$ and the Kawasaki dynamics with probability $1 - p$. Introducing explicitely the coupling to ... 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

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).