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Lattice-induced photon scattering in an optical lattice clockFeb 08 2018We investigate scattering of lattice laser radiation in a strontium optical lattice clock and its implications for operating clocks at interrogation times up to several ten seconds. Rayleigh scattering does not cause significant decoherence of the atomic ... More

Study of the Born-Oppenheimer Approximation for Mass-Scaling of Cold Collision PropertiesJun 15 2007Asymptotic levels of the A $^1\Sigma_u^+$ state of the two isotopomers $^{39}{\rm K}_2$ and $^{39}{\rm K}^{41}{\rm K}$ up to the dissociation limit are investigated with a Doppler-free high resolution laser-spectroscopic experiment in a molecular beam. ... More

Long range transport of ultra cold atoms in a far-detuned 1D optical latticeApr 16 2012We present a novel method to transport ultra cold atoms in a focused optical lattice over macroscopic distances of many Rayleigh ranges. With this method ultra cold atoms were transported over 5 cm in 250 ms without significant atom loss or heating. By ... More

High accuracy correction of blackbody radiation shift in an optical lattice clockAug 14 2012Oct 29 2012We have determined the frequency shift that blackbody radiation is inducing on the $5s^2$ $^1$S$_0$ -- $5s5p$ $^3$P$_0$ clock transition in strontium. Previously its uncertainty limited the uncertainty of strontium lattice clocks to $1\times10^{-16}$. ... More

Delivering pulsed and phase stable light to atoms of an optical clockAug 18 2011Feb 10 2012In optical clocks, transitions of ions or neutral atoms are interrogated using pulsed ultra-narrow laser fields. Systematic phase chirps of the laser or changes of the optical path length during the measurement cause a shift of the frequency seen by the ... More

Potassium ground state scattering parameters and Born-Oppenheimer potentials from molecular spectroscopyApr 18 2008We present precision measurements with MHz uncertainty of the energy gap between asymptotic and well bound levels in the electronic ground state X $^1\Sigma_{\mathrm{g}}^+$ of the $^{39}$K$_2$ molecule. The molecules are prepared in a highly collimated ... More

8E-17 fractional laser frequency instability with a long room-temperature cavityFeb 09 2015Mar 31 2015We present a laser system based on a 48 cm long optical glass resonator. The large size requires a sophisticated thermal control and optimized mounting design. A self balancing mounting was essential to reliably reach sensitivities to acceleration of ... More

Tackling the blackbody shift in a strontium optical lattice clockSep 10 2010A major obstacle for optical clocks is the frequency shift due to black body radiation. We discuss how one can tackle this problem in an optical lattice clock; in our case 87-Sr: firstly, by a measurement of the dc Stark shift of the clock transition ... More

A compact and efficient strontium oven for laser-cooling experimentsSep 25 2012Here we describe a compact and efficient strontium oven well suited for laser-cooling experiments. Novel design solutions allowed us to produce a collimated strontium atomic beam with a flux of 1.0\times10^13 s^-1 cm^-2 at the oven temperature of 450 ... More

Ultra-stable laser with average fractional frequency drift rate below $5\times10^{-19}/\mathrm{s}$May 07 2014Cryogenic single-crystal optical cavities have the potential to provide highest dimensional stability. We have investigated the long-term performance of an ultra-stable laser system which is stabilized to a single-crystal silicon cavity operated at 124 ... More

A strontium lattice clock with $3 \times 10^{-17}$ inaccuracy and its frequencyDec 12 2013Aug 15 2014We have measured the absolute frequency of the optical lattice clock based on $^{87}$Sr at PTB with an uncertainty of $3.9\times 10^{-16}$ using two caesium fountain clocks. This is close to the accuracy of today's best realizations of the SI second. ... More

Satisfiability thresholds beyond k-XORSATDec 09 2011We consider random systems of equations x_1 + ... + x_k = a; 0 <= a <= 2 which are interpreted as equations modulo 3: We show for k >= 15 that the satisfiability threshold of such systems occurs where the 2-core has density 1: We show a similar result ... More

Minimal even sets of nodesOct 20 1997We extend some results on even sets of nodes which have been proved for surfaces up to degree 6 to surfaces up to degree 10. In particular, we give a formula for the minimal cardinality of a nonempty even set of nodes.

A Projective Surface of Degree Eight with 168 NodesJul 19 1995The estimate for the maximal number of ordinary double points of a projective surface of degree eight is improved to $168\leq\mu(8)\leq 174$ by constructing a projective surface of degree eight with 168 nodes.

Degenerations of ideal hyperbolic triangulationsAug 16 2005Jun 07 2011Let M be a cusped 3-manifold, and let T be an ideal triangulation of M. The deformation variety D(T), a subset of which parameterises (incomplete) hyperbolic structures obtained on M using T, is defined and compactified by adding certain projective classes ... More

On the divisor class group of double solidsSep 28 1998Sep 29 1998For a double solid $V\to P_3(C)$ branched over a surface $B\subset P_3(C)$ with only ordinary nodes as singularities, we give a set of generators of the divisor class group $Pic(\tilde{V}})$ in terms of contact surfaces of $B$ with only superisolated ... More

Quantum Convex SupportJan 16 2011Sep 08 2011Convex support, the mean values of a set of random variables, is central in information theory and statistics. Equally central in quantum information theory are mean values of a set of observables in a finite-dimensional C*-algebra A, which we call (quantum) ... More

Towards a characterization of Markov processes enjoying the time-inversion propertyJun 01 2005Apr 26 2007We give a necessary and sufficient condition for a homogeneous Markov process taking values in $\R^n$ to enjoy the time-inversion property of degree $\alpha$. The condition sets the shape for the semigroup densities of the process and allows to further ... More

Intrinsic Inference on the Mean Geodesic of Planar Shapes and Tree Discrimination by Leaf GrowthSep 16 2010For planar landmark based shapes, taking into account the non-Euclidean geometry of the shape space, a statistical test for a common mean first geodesic principal component (GPC) is devised. It rests on one of two asymptotic scenarios, both of which are ... More

A note on Diophantine approximation with Gaussian primesSep 28 2016We investigate the distribution of $p\theta$ modulo 1, where $\theta$ is a complex number which is not contained in $\mathbb{Q}(i)$, and $p$ runs over the Gaussian primes.

Elliptic curves with square-free $Δ$Mar 05 2015Jun 09 2015Under the Riemann Hypothesis for Dirichlet L-functions, we improve on the error term in a smoothed version of an estimate for the density of elliptic curves with square-free $\Delta=D/16$, where D is the discriminant, by T.D. Browning and the author. ... More

Addendum to "On the $p^λ$ problem"Dec 19 2005We prove that the conditions $\lambda<5/19$ and $L\le T^{1/2}$ in Theorems 3 and 4 of our recent paper "On the $p^{\lambda}$ problem" can be omitted.

The large sieve with sparse sets of moduliAug 22 2005Extending a method of D. Wolke, we establish a general result on the large sieve with sparse sets S of moduli which are in a sense well-distributed in arithmetic progressions. We then apply our result to the case when S consists of sqares. In this case ... More

Multiplicative inverses in short intervalsAug 16 2012We give an alternative proof of a recent result by T.D. Browning and A. Haynes (arXiv:1204.6374v1) on multiplicative inverses in sequences of intervals and improve this result under additional conditions on the spacing of these intervals.

The Lang-Trotter Conjecture on AverageSep 04 2006For an elliptic curve $E$ over $\ratq$ and an integer $r$ let $\pi_E^r(x)$ be the number of primes $p\le x$ of good reduction such that the trace of the Frobenius morphism of $E/\fie_p$ equals $r$. We consider the quantity $\pi_E^r(x)$ on average over ... More

On the $p^λ$ problemDec 19 2005We deal with the distribution of the fractional parts of $p^{\lambda}$, $p$ running over the prime numbers and $\lambda$ being a fixed real number lying in the interval $(0,1)$. Roughly speaking, we study the following question: Given a real $\theta$, ... More

On the number of Tverberg partitions in the prime power caseApr 22 2004We give an extension of the lower bound of Vucic and Zivaljevic for the number of Tverberg partitions from the prime to the prime power case. Our proof is inspired by the Z_p-index version of the proof in Matousek's book "Using the Borsuk-Ulam Theorem" ... More

Quantum phase transitions of topological insulators without gap closingOct 11 2013Aug 12 2016We consider two-dimensional Chern insulators and time-reversal invariant topological insulators and discuss the effect of perturbations breaking either particle-number conservation or time-reversal symmetry. The appearance of trivial mass terms is expected ... More

Interfacing Constraint-Based Grammars and Generation AlgorithmsAug 07 2000Constraint-based grammars can, in principle, serve as the major linguistic knowledge source for both parsing and generation. Surface generation starts from input semantics representations that may vary across grammars. For many declarative grammars, the ... More

Non-Autonomous Maximal $L^p$-Regularity for Rough Divergence Form Elliptic OperatorsNov 19 2015Aug 22 2016We obtain $L^p(L^q)$ maximal regularity estimates for time dependent second order elliptic operators in divergence form with rough dependencies in the spatial variables.

Recent Physics results with the COMPASS ExperimentNov 03 2005Nov 06 2005The COMPASS experiment has obtained first physics results in the field of polarized distribution functions for quarks and gluons using muon scattering off polarized deuterons. The analysis using open charm production and pairs of high $p_T$ hadrons is ... More

Selected Aspects of Neutron DecayApr 18 2005Precision measurements of neutron decay offer complementary access to particle physics at small distance scales or high energies. In particular they allow tests of the V-A structure of the weak interaction. Among many experimental activities which are ... More

Strangeness in Hadronic SystemsSep 23 1999This paper reviews different aspects of hadronic systems with strange quarks. It reviews production, spectroscopy and decay of baryons and hypernuclei with emphasis on recent results obtained in this field. It includes a comparison of different systems ... More

Algorithmic Meta-TheoremsFeb 20 2009Algorithmic meta-theorems are general algorithmic results applying to a whole range of problems, rather than just to a single problem alone. They often have a "logical" and a "structural" component, that is they are results of the form: every computational ... More

Singular moduli of higher level and special cyclesMay 11 2015Jun 25 2015We describe the complex multiplication (CM) values of modular functions for $\Gamma_0(N)$ whose divisor is given by a linear combination of Heegner divisors in terms of special cycles on the stack of CM elliptic curves. In particular, our results apply ... More

A Note on Touching Cones and FacesOct 14 2010May 03 2011We study touching cones of a (not necessarily closed) convex set in a finitedimensional real Euclidean vector space and we draw relationships to other concepts in Convex Geometry. Exposed faces correspond to normal cones by an antitone lattice isomorphism. ... More

Operator systems and convex sets with many normal conesJun 13 2016Sep 13 2016The state space of an operator system of $n$-by-$n$ matrices has, in a sense, many normal cones. Merely this convex geometrical property implies smoothness qualities and a clustering property of exposed faces. The latter holds since each exposed face ... More

Convergence of tree-valued Cannings chainsAug 29 2016We consider sequences of tree-valued Markov chains that describe evolving genealogies in Cannings models, and we show their convergence in distribution to tree-valued Fleming-Viot processes. Under the conditions of M\"ohle and Sagitov, this convergence ... More

Phase Transition in the Number Partitioning ProblemJul 06 1998Sep 21 1998Number partitioning is an NP-complete problem of combinatorial optimization. A statistical mechanics analysis reveals the existence of a phase transition that separates the easy from the hard to solve instances and that reflects the pseudo-polynomiality ... More

Status of the B^0_{(s)}-\bar B^0_{(s)}} mixing from QCD spectral sum RulesMar 18 2002In this talk, I present new results [1] obtained from QCD spectral sum rules (QSSR), on the bag constant parameters entering in the analysis of the B^0_{(s)}-\bar B^0_{(s)} mass-differences. Taking the average of the results from the Laplace and moment ... More

Light and heavy quark masses, Flavour breaking of chiral condensates, Meson weak leptonic decay constants in QCDFeb 21 2002We review the present status for the determinations of the light and heavy quark masses, the light quark chiral condensate and the decay constants of light and heavy-light (pseudo)scalar mesons from QCD spectral sum rules (QSSR). Bounds on the light quark ... More

A new perspective on the Holstein polaron problemJun 12 1996The single-polaron band structure of the Holstein model in one and two dimensions is studied using a new form of resummed strong-coupling perturbation theory. Well converged results are obtained for phonon frequencies of the order of the hopping integral ... More

On the meaning of mean shapeFeb 03 2010May 12 2011Various concepts of mean shape previously unrelated in the literature are brought into relation. In particular for non-manifolds such as Kendall's 3D shape space, this paper answers the question, for which means one may apply a two-sample test. The answer ... More

Maximum-entropy inference and inverse continuity of the numerical rangeFeb 13 2015Aug 13 2015We study the continuity of the maximum-entropy inference map for two observables in finite dimensions. We prove that the continuity is equivalent to the strong continuity of the set-valued inverse numerical range map. This gives a continuity condition ... More

How Perfect Offline Wallets Can Still Leak Bitcoin Private KeysJan 02 2015ECDSA has become a popular choice as lightweight alternative to RSA and classic DL based signature algorithms in recent years. As standardized, the signature produced by ECDSA for a pair of a message and a key is not deterministic. This work shows how ... More

Mini-review on QCD spectral sum rulesSep 29 2014Oct 03 2014Taking the example of the most popular and well-established Borel / Laplace / Exponential sum rule (LSR), I shortly review some of its recent applications in hadron physics namely the estimates of non-perturbative condensates, the determination of the ... More

Maximal Regularity: Positive Counterexamples on UMD-Banach Lattices and Exact Intervals for the Negative Solution of the Extrapolation ProblemNov 16 2014Using methods from Banach space theory, we prove two new structural results on maximal regularity. The first says that there exist positive analytic semigroups on UMD-Banach lattices, namely $\ell_p(\ell_q)$ for $p \neq q \in (1, \infty)$, without maximal ... More

Improved f_{D*_(s)}, f_{B*_(s)} and f_{B_c} from QCD Laplace sum rulesApr 26 2014Jun 01 2015Anticipating future precise measurements of the D- and B-like (semi-)leptonic and hadronic decays for alternative determinations of the CKM mixing angles, we pursue our program on the D- and B-like mesons by improving the estimates of f_{D*_(s)} and f_{B*_(s)} ... More

Stable Roommates Problem with Random PreferencesJan 21 2014Jan 21 2015The stable roommates problem with $n$ agents has worst case complexity $O(n^2)$ in time and space. Random instances can be solved faster and with less memory, however. We introduce an algorithm that has average time and space complexity $O(n^\frac{3}{2})$ ... More

Improved light quark masses from pseudoscalar sum rulesJan 15 2014Aug 27 2014Using ratios of the inverse Laplace transform sum rules within stability criteria for the subtraction point \mu in addition to the ones of the usual tau spectral sum rule variable and continuum threshold t_c, we extract the \pi(1300) and K(1460) decay ... More

Huffman coding as an algorithm to construct chains in partition latticesJun 24 2013The Huffman coding algorithm is interpreted in the lattice of partitions of the source alphabet. Maximal chains in the partition lattice correspond to linear extensions of tree orders, and those among the chains that exhibit a simple greedy property correspond ... More

Dark matter constraints in the minimal and nonminimal SUSY standard modelSep 05 1997Feb 24 1998We determine the allowed parameter space and the particle spectra of the minimal SUSY standard model (MSSM) and nonminimal SUSY standard model (NMSSM) imposing correct electroweak gauge-symmetry breaking and recent experimental constraints. The parameters ... More

Decay Constants of Heavy-Light Mesons from QCDNov 18 2015Nov 29 2015We summarize recently improved results for the pseudoscalar [1,2] and vector [3] meson decay constants and their ratios from QCD spectral sum rules where N2LO + estimate of the N3LO PT and power corrections up to d< 6 dimensions have been included in ... More

On the number of colored Birch and Tverberg partitionsAug 02 2012Dec 09 2012In 2009, Blagojevic, Matschke & Ziegler established the first tight colored Tverberg theorem, but no lower bounds for the number of colored Tverberg partitions. We develop a colored version of our previous results (2008), and we extend our results from ... More

A note on inhomogeneous foliations with sectionsOct 03 2013We give an easy example showing that sections of a singular Riemannian foliation on a simply connected space neither have to be isometric nor injectively immersed.

Lineare Rekurrenzen, Potenzreihen und ihre erzeugenden FunktionenApr 19 2007Apr 20 2007Diese kurze Einfuehrung in Theorie und Berechnung linearer Rekurrenzen versucht, eine Luecke in der Literatur zu fuellen. Zu diesem Zweck sind viele ausfuehrliche Beispiele angegeben. This short introduction to theory and usage of linear recurrences tries ... More

Facets of the (s,t)-p-path polytopeJun 13 2006We give a partial description of the (s,t)-p-path polytope of a directed graph D which is the convex hull of the incidence vectors of simple directed (s,t)-paths in D of length p. First, we point out how the (s,t)-p-path polytope is located in the family ... More

Test of Symmetries with Neutrons and NucleiFeb 10 2009Mar 06 2009Precision experiments at low energies probing weak interaction are a very promising and complementary tool for investigating the structure of the electro-weak sector of the standard model, and for searching for new phenomena revealing signs for an underlaying ... More

Duality of non-exposed facesJul 12 2011Nov 28 2011Given any polar pair of convex bodies we study its conjugate face maps and we characterize conjugate faces of non-exposed faces in terms of normal cones. The analysis is carried out using the positive hull operator which defines lattice isomorphisms linking ... More

Vector valued theta functions associated with binary quadratic formsMay 11 2015Jun 02 2015We study the space of vector valued theta functions for the Weil representation of a positive definite even lattice of rank two with fundamental discriminant. We work out the relation of this space to the corresponding scalar valued theta functions of ... More

A primer on A-infinity-algebras and their Hochschild homologyJan 15 2016We present an elementary and self-contained construction of $A_\infty$-algebras, $A_\infty$-bimodules and their Hochschild homology and cohomology groups. In addition, we discuss the cup product in Hochschild cohomology and the spectral sequence of the ... More

Note on antichain cutsets in discrete semimodular latticesFeb 26 2011The characterization of level sets of finite Boolean lattices as antichain cutsets, due to Rival and Zaguia, is seen to hold in all discrete semimodular lattices.

Generalization of Conway's "Game of Life" to a continuous domain - SmoothLifeNov 07 2011Dec 07 2011We present what we argue is the generic generalization of Conway's "Game of Life" to a continuous domain. We describe the theoretical model and the explicit implementation on a computer.

Generalized Dicke StatesJan 09 2012Sep 06 2016Quantum master equations are an important tool in quantum optics and quantum information theory. For systems comprising a small to medium number of atoms (or qubits), the non-truncated equations are usually solved numerically. In this paper, we present ... More

Boundary slopes and the logarithmic limit setJun 03 2003The A-polynomial of a manifold whose boundary consists of a single torus is generalised to an eigenvalue variety of a manifold whose boundary consists of a finite number of tori, and the set of strongly detected boundary curves is determined by Bergman's ... More

Quantum interferences in quasicrystalsJul 30 1999Jul 31 1999Contributions of quantum interference effects occuring in quasicrystals are emphasized. First conversely to metallic systems, quasiperiodic ones are shown to enclose original alterations of their conductive properties while downgrading long range order. ... More

Labeled trees, maps, and an algebraic identityJun 16 2011Jun 23 2011We give a short and direct proof of a remarkable identity that arises in the enumeration of labeled trees with respect to their indegree sequence, where all edges are oriented from the vertex with lower label towards the vertex with higher label. This ... More

Percolation in Finite Matching LatticesMar 23 2016We derive an exact, simple relation between the average number of clusters and the wrapping probabilities for two dimensional percolation. The relation holds for periodic lattices of any size. It can be used to compute a very fast converging estimator ... More

Information topologies on non-commutative state spacesMar 29 2010Jan 18 2013We define an information topology (I-topology) and a reverse information topology (rI-topology) on the state space of a C*-subalgebra of Mat(n,C). These topologies arise from sequential convergence with respect to the relative entropy. We prove that open ... More

A Short Counterexample to the Inverse Generator Problem on non-Hilbertian Reflexive $L^p$-spacesApr 08 2016We show that the bilateral shift group on $L^p(\mathbb{R})$ for $p \in (1, \infty) \setminus \{2\}$ provides a counterexample to the inverse generator problem.

Search for Higgs and New Phenomena at CollidersJan 20 2006The present status of searches for the Higgs boson(s) and new phenomena is reviewed. The focus is on analyses and results from the current runs of the HERA and Tevatron experiments. The LEP experiments have released their final combined MSSM Higgs results ... More

Lattice-Fluid Models derived from Density Functional TheoryMar 08 2015In the current article, we rederive the lattice-fluid excess models UNIQUAC, UNIFAC, and COSMO-RS from a continuum functional. The calculation explains the missing dependence on the particle geometry and how to include the Coulomb interaction, problems ... More

The Kraft sum as a monotone function on the refinement-ordered set of uniquely decipherable codesMay 17 2013Jun 27 2013The set of all uniquely decipherable (UD) codes is partially ordered by refinement, meaning that all strings in the cruder code can be represented as concatenations of strings taken from the finer code. The Kraft sum is a monotone (increasing) function ... More

A Two Stage CVT / Eikonal Convection Mesh Deformation Approach for Large Nodal DeformationsNov 27 2014A two step mesh deformation approach for large nodal deformations, typically arising from non-parametric shape optimization, fluid-structure interaction or computer graphics, is considered. Two major difficulties, collapsed cells and an undesirable parameterization, ... More

Damping of Bloch oscillations: Variational solutions of the Boltzmann equation beyond linear responseSep 01 2014Nov 20 2014Variational solutions of the Boltzmann equation usually rely on the concept of linear response. We extend the variational approach for tight-binding models at high entropies to a regime far beyond linear response. We analyze both weakly interacting fermions ... More

Application of Methods for Syntax Analysis of Context-Free Languages to Query Evaluation of Logic ProgramsMay 15 2014My research goal is to employ a parser generation algorithm based on the Earley parsing algorithm to the evaluation and compilation of queries to logic programs, especially to deductive databases. By means of partial deduction, from a query to a logic ... More

Density Functional Theory for Hard Particles in N DimensionsMar 09 2014Recently it has been shown that the heuristic Rosenfeld functional derives from the virial expansion for particles which overlap in one center. Here, we generalize this approach to any number of intersections. Starting from the virial expansion in Ree-Hoover ... More

An obstruction to the smoothability of singular nonpositively curved metrics on 4-manifolds by patterns of incompressible toriDec 08 2013Aug 11 2015We give new examples of closed smooth 4-manifolds which support singular metrics of nonpositive curvature, but no smooth ones, thereby answering affirmatively a question of Gromov. The obstruction comes from patterns of incompressible 2-tori sufficiently ... More

Foliations and the cohomology of moduli spaces of bounded global $G$-shtukasOct 19 2016For arbitrary reductive groups $G$ defined over a finite field, we decompose Newton strata in the special fiber of moduli spaces of global $G$-shtukas into a product of Rapoport-Zink spaces and Igusa varieties. This allows us to compare the $\ell$-adic ... More

Standard bases with respect to the Newton filtrationApr 15 1999The aim of this article is to introduce standard bases of ideals in polynomial rings with respect to a class of orderings which are not necessarily semigroup orderings. Our approach generalises the concept of standard bases with respect to semigroup orderings ... More

On the large sieve with sparse sets of moduliDec 12 2005Extending a method of D. Wolke, we establish a general result on the large sieve with sparse sets S of moduli which are in a sense well-distributed in arithmetic progressions. We then use this result together with Fourier techniques to obtain large sieve ... More

On the large sieve with square moduliAug 22 2005We prove an estimate for the large sieve with square moduli which improves a recent result of L. Zhao. Our method uses an idea of D. Wolke and some results from Fourier analysis.

Spin 3/2 dimer modelJan 30 2009Apr 16 2009We present a parent Hamiltonian for weakly dimerized valence bond solid states for arbitrary half-integral S. While the model reduces for S=1/2 to the Majumdar-Ghosh Hamiltonian we discuss this model and its properties for S=3/2. Its degenerate ground ... More

Regularity of Semigroups via the Asymptotic Behaviour at ZeroMar 25 2012Sep 05 2013An interesting result by T. Kato and A. Pazy says that a contractive semigroup (T(t)) on a uniformly convex space X is holomorphic iff limsup_{t \downarrow 0} ||T(t)-Id|| < 2. We study extensions of this result which are valid on arbitrary Banach spaces ... More

On a topological fractional Helly theoremJun 20 2005We prove a new fractional Helly theorem for families of sets obeying topological conditions. More precisely, we show that the nerve of a finite family of open sets (and of subcomplexes of cell complexes) in R^d is k-Leray where k depends on the dimension ... More

Convergence issues in ChPT: a lattice perspectiveMay 24 2013This review addresses the practical convergence of the ChPT series in the p-regime. In the SU(2) framework there is a number of new results, and improved estimates of \bar\ell_3 and \bar\ell_4 are available. In the SU(3) framework few new lattice computations ... More

Logarithmic link smearing for full QCDSep 26 2007Mar 16 2009A Lie-algebra based recipe for smoothing gauge links in lattice field theory is presented, building on the matrix logarithm. With or without hypercubic nesting, this LOG/HYL smearing yields fat links which are differentiable w.r.t. the original ones. ... More

The phase transition in the multiflavour Schwinger modelSep 12 2000A summary is given of a quantization of the multiflavour Schwinger model on a finite-temperature cylinder with chirality-breaking boundary conditions at its spatial ends, and it is shown that the analytic expression for the chiral condensate implies that ... More

QCD in a finite box: Numerical test studies in the three Leutwyler-Smilga regimesAug 30 2000Nov 07 2000The Leutwyler-Smilga prediction regarding the (ir)relevance of the global topological charge for QCD in a finite box is subject to a test. To this end the lattice version of a suitably chosen analogue (massive 2-flavour Schwinger model) is analyzed in ... More

Inference on 3D Procrustes means: tree bole growth, rank-deficient diffusion tensors and perturbation modelsFeb 03 2010Feb 02 2011The Central Limit Theorem (CLT) for extrinsic and intrinsic means on manifolds is extended to a generalization of Fr\'echet means. Examples are the Procrustes mean for 3D Kendall shapes as well as a mean introduced by Ziezold. This allows for one-sample ... More

Calculating the correlation coefficients of graph-theoretical indicesAug 30 2006Using a generating function approach, the correlation coefficients of four different graph-theoretical indices, namely the number of independent vertex subsets, the number of matchings, the number of subtrees and the Wiener index, are asymptotically determined ... More

The spectrum of light isovector mesons with $C=+1$ from the COMPASS experimentOct 04 2016Based on the largest event sample of diffractively produced $\pi^-\pi^-\pi^+$, obtained by a pion beam of $190~\rm{GeV/c}$ momentum, the COMPASS collaboration has performed the most advanced partial wave analysis on multi-body final states, using the ... More

A Short Proof of the Reducibility of Hard-Particle Cluster IntegralsMay 18 2011The current article considers Mayer cluster integrals of n-dimensional hard particles in the n>1 dimensional flat Euclidean space. Extending results from Wertheim and Rosenfeld, we proof that the graphs are completely reducible into 1- and 2-point measures, ... More

Non-Autonomous Maximal $L^p$-Regularity under Fractional Sobolev Regularity in TimeNov 28 2016We prove non-autonomous maximal $L^p$-regularity results on UMD spaces replacing the common H\"older assumption by a weaker fractional Sobolev regularity in time. This generalizes recent Hilbert space results by Dier and Zacher. In particular, on $L^q(\Omega)$ ... More

Beyond the Rosenfeld Functional: Loop Contributions in Fundamental Measure TheoryAug 20 2012The Rosenfeld functional provides excellent results for the prediction of the fluid phase of hard convex particle systems but fails beyond the freezing point. The reason for this limitation is the neglect of orientational and distance correlations beyond ... More

Deriving the Rosenfeld Functional from the Virial ExpansionNov 22 2011Apr 19 2012In this article we replace the semi-heuristic derivation of the Rosenfeld functional of hard convex particles with the systematic calculation of Mayer clusters. It is shown that each cluster integral further decomposes into diagrams of intersection patterns ... More

An Operational Petri Net Semantics for the Join-CalculusAug 14 2012We present a concurrent operational Petri net semantics for the join-calculus, a process calculus for specifying concurrent and distributed systems. There often is a gap between system specifications and the actual implementations caused by synchrony ... More

Asymptotics of generalised trinomial coefficientsMay 24 2012Jul 01 2012It is shown how to obtain an asymptotic expansion of the generalised central trinomial coefficient $[x^n](x^2 + bx + c)^n$ by means of singularity analysis, thus proving a conjecture of Zhi-Wei Sun.

Hyperboloid preservation implies the Lorentz and Poincaré groups without dilationsSep 20 2010An analogue of the Alexandrov-Zeeman theorem, based on hyperboloid preservation, as opposed to light cone preservation, is provided. This characterizes exactly the Poincar\'e group, as opposed to the Poincar\'e group extended by dilations. The hyperbolic ... More

Wetting on Random Roughness: the Ubiquity of Wenzel PrewettingMar 23 2012The wetting properties of solid substrates with macroscopic random roughness are considered as a function of the microscopic contact angle of the wetting liquid and its partial pressure in the surrounding gas phase. It is shown that Wenzel prewetting, ... More