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Alpha particle thermodynamics in the inner heliosphere fast solar windDec 17 2018Feb 19 2019Plasma processes occurring in the corona and solar wind can be probed by studying the thermodynamic properties of different ion species. However, most in-situ observations of positive ions in the solar wind are taken at 1 AU, where information on their ... More

The Variation of Solar Wind Correlation Lengths Over Three Solar CyclesFeb 11 2010We present the results of a study of solar wind velocity and magnetic field correlation lengths over the last 35 years. The correlation length of the magnetic field magnitude lambda(|B|) increases on average by a factor of two at solar maxima compared ... More

Anisotropic scaling of magnetohydrodynamic turbulenceJul 23 2008We present a quantitative estimate of the anisotropic power and scaling of magnetic field fluctuations in inertial range magnetohydrodynamic turbulence, using a novel wavelet technique applied to spacecraft measurements in the solar wind. We show for ... More

Interpreting Power Anisotropy Measurements in Plasma TurbulenceSep 14 2009Feb 22 2010A relationship is derived between power anisotropy and wavevector anisotropy in turbulent fluctuations. This can be used to interpret plasma turbulence measurements, for example in the solar wind. If fluctuations are anisotropic in shape then the ion ... More

Power and spectral index anisotropy of the entire inertial range of turbulence in the fast solar windFeb 10 2010We measure the power and spectral index anisotropy of high speed solar wind turbulence from scales larger than the outer scale down to the ion gyroscale, thus covering the entire inertial range. We show that the power and spectral indices at the outer ... More

Power Anisotropy in the Magnetic Field Power Spectral Tensor of Solar Wind TurbulenceSep 30 2011Dec 01 2011We observe the anisotropy of the power spectral tensor of magnetic field fluctuations in the fast solar wind for the first time. In heliocentric RTN coordinates the power in each element of the tensor has a unique dependence on the angle between the magnetic ... More

Measurement of the electric fluctuation spectrum of magnetohydrodynamic turbulenceMar 12 2005Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) turbulence in the solar wind is observed to show the spectral behavior of classical Kolmogorov fluid turbulence over an inertial subrange and departures from this at short wavelengths, where energy should be dissipated. Here ... More

The role of pressure gradients in driving sunward magnetosheath flows and magnetopause motionJun 02 2014Aug 08 2014While pressure balance can predict how far the magnetopause will move in response to an upstream pressure change, it cannot determine how fast the transient reponse will be. Using Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms (THEMIS), ... More

Anisotropy of Alfvénic Turbulence in the Solar Wind and Numerical SimulationsSep 03 2010Jun 08 2011We investigate the anisotropy of Alfv\'enic turbulence in the inertial range of slow solar wind and in both driven and decaying reduced magnetohydrodynamic simulations. A direct comparison is made by measuring the anisotropic second-order structure functions ... More

Anisotropy of Imbalanced Alfvenic Turbulence in Fast Solar WindSep 13 2010Dec 09 2010We present the first measurement of the scale-dependent power anisotropy of Elsasser variables in imbalanced fast solar wind turbulence. The dominant Elsasser mode is isotropic at lower spacecraft frequencies but becomes increasingly anisotropic at higher ... More

Solar Wind Electric Fields in the Ion Cyclotron Frequency RangeFeb 26 2006Measurements of fluctuations of electric fields in the frequency range from a fraction of one Hz to 12.5 Hz are presented, and corrected for the Lorentz transformation of magnetic fluctuations to give the electric fields in the plasma frame. The electric ... More

Ion kinetic energy conservation and magnetic field strength constancy in multi-fluid solar wind Alfvénic turbulenceJan 04 2015We investigate properties of the plasma fluid motion in the large amplitude low frequency fluctuations of highly Alfv\'enic fast solar wind. We show that protons locally conserve total kinetic energy when observed from an effective frame of reference ... More

Experimental determination of whistler wave dispersion relation in the solar windSep 10 2016The origins and properties of large amplitude whistler wave packets in the solar wind are still unclear. In this Letter we utilise single spacecraft electric and magnetic field waveform measurements from the ARTEMIS mission to calculate the plasma frame ... More

[Plasma 2020 Decadal] Multipoint Measurements of the Solar Wind: A Proposed Advance for Studying Magnetized TurbulenceMar 13 2019A multi-institutional, multi-national science team will soon submit a NASA proposal to build a constellation of spacecraft to fly into the near-Earth solar wind in a swarm spanning a multitude of scales in order to obtain critically needed measurements ... More

Magnetic Field Rotations in the Solar Wind at Kinetic ScalesJul 28 2015Sep 15 2015The solar wind magnetic field contains rotations at a broad range of scales, which have been extensively studied in the MHD range. Here we present an extension of this analysis to the range between ion and electron kinetic scales. The distribution of ... More

Three-Dimensional Structure of Solar Wind TurbulenceSep 12 2011Aug 27 2012We present a measurement of the scale-dependent, three-dimensional structure of the magnetic field fluctuations in inertial range solar wind turbulence with respect to a local, physically motivated coordinate system. The Alfvenic fluctuations are three-dimensionally ... More

Anisotropy of Solar Wind Turbulence between Ion and Electron ScalesFeb 12 2010Jun 27 2010The anisotropy of turbulence in the fast solar wind, between the ion and electron gyroscales, is directly observed using a multispacecraft analysis technique. Second order structure functions are calculated at different angles to the local magnetic field, ... More

Correlations at large scales and the onset of turbulence in the fast solar windDec 16 2013We show that the scaling of structure functions of magnetic and velocity fields in a mostly highly Alfv\'{e}nic fast solar wind stream depends strongly on the joint distribution of the dimensionless measures of cross helicity and residual energy. Already ... More

[Plasma 2020 Decadal] Disentangling the Spatiotemporal Structure of Turbulence Using Multi-Spacecraft DataMar 13 2019This white paper submitted for 2020 Decadal Assessment of Plasma Science concerns the importance of multi-spacecraft missions to address fundamental questions concerning plasma turbulence. Plasma turbulence is ubiquitous in the universe, and it is responsible ... More

Alignment and scaling of large-scale fluctuations in the solar windSep 24 2012We investigate the dependence of solar wind fluctuations measured by the Wind spacecraft on scale and on the degree of alignment between oppositely directed Elsasser fields. This alignment controls the strength of the non-linear interactions and, therefore, ... More

Multi-scale magnetic field intermittence in the plasma sheetOct 22 2004This paper demonstrates that intermittent magnetic field fluctuations in the plasma sheet exhibit transitory, localized, and multi-scale features. We propose a multifractal based algorithm, which quantifies intermittence on the basis of the statistical ... More

[Plasma 2020 Decadal] The essential role of multi-point measurements in turbulence investigations: the solar wind beyond single scale and beyond the Taylor HypothesisMar 16 2019This paper briefly reviews a number of fundamental measurements that need to be made in order to characterize turbulence in space plasmas such as the solar wind. It has long been known that many of these quantities require simultaneous multipoint measurements ... More

Measures of Three-Dimensional Anisotropy and Intermittency in Strong Alfvénic TurbulenceDec 04 2015We measure the local anisotropy of numerically simulated strong Alfv\'enic turbulence with respect to two local, physically relevant directions: along the local mean magnetic field and along the local direction of one of the fluctuating Elsasser fields. ... More

Optical probing of shocks driven into overdense plasmas by laser hole-boringMay 21 2012May 22 2012Observations of the interaction of an intense {\lambda}0 \approx 10 {\mu}m laser pulse with near-critical overdense plasmas (ne = 1.8 - 3 nc) are presented. For the first time, transverse optical probing is used to show a recession of the front surface ... More

Global impacts of a Foreshock Bubble: Magnetosheath, magnetopause and ground-based observationsSep 01 2014Using multipoint observations we show, for the first time, that Foreshock Bubbles (FBs) have a global impact on Earth's magnetosphere. We show that an FB, a transient kinetic phenomenon due to the interaction of backstreaming suprathermal ions with a ... More

On the 1/f spectrum in the solar wind and its connection with magnetic compressibilityDec 13 2018We discuss properties of Alfv\'enic fluctuations with large amplitude in plasmas characterised by low magnetic field compression. We note that in such systems power laws can not develop with arbitrarily steep slopes at large scales, i.e. when $|\delta ... More

Solar Wind Turbulence and the Role of Ion InstabilitiesJun 22 2013Solar wind is probably the best laboratory to study turbulence in astrophysical plasmas. In addition to the presence of magnetic field, the differences with neutral fluid isotropic turbulence are: weakness of collisional dissipation and presence of several ... More

The gamma-ray giant flare from SGR1806-20: Evidence for crustal cracking via initial timescalesApr 03 2005May 31 2005We report here on serendipitous observations of the intense gamma-ray flare from SGR 1806-20 that occured on 27 December 2004. Unique data from the Cluster and Double Star-2 satellites, designed to study the Earth's magnetosphere, provide the first observational ... More

Momentum-space structure of surface states in a topological semimetal with a nexus point of Dirac linesApr 21 2016Jun 27 2016Three-dimensional topological semimetals come in different variants, either containing Weyl points or Dirac lines. Here we describe a more complicated momentum-space topological defect where several separate Dirac lines connect with each other, forming ... More

Quantum transitions induced by the third cumulant of current fluctuationsJun 23 2005Oct 14 2005We investigate the transitions induced by external current fluctuations on a small probe quantum system. The rates for the transitions between the energy states are calculated using the real-time Keldysh formalism for the density matrix evolution. We ... More

The Configuration Space of Low-dimensional Yang-Mills TheoriesJan 26 1998We discuss the construction of the physical configuration space for Yang-Mills quantum mechanics and Yang-Mills theory on a cylinder. We explicitly eliminate the redundant degrees of freedom by either fixing a gauge or introducing gauge invariant variables. ... More

Relativistic generalization of Brownian MotionOct 10 2007The relativistic generalization of the Brownian motion is discussed. We show that the transformation property of the noise term is determined by requiring for the equilibrium distribution function to be Lorentz invariant, such as the J\"uttner distribution ... More

Simulation Study of Solar Plasma Eruptions Caused by Interactions between Emerging Flux and Coronal Arcade FieldsOct 01 2014We investigate the triggering mechanisms of plasma eruptions in the solar atmosphere due to interactions between emerging flux and coronal arcade fields by using two-dimensional MHD simulations. We perform parameter surveys with respect to arcade field ... More

A Global View of Kinks in 1+1 GravityJul 25 1997Following Finkelstein and Misner, kinks are non-trivial field configurations of a field theory, and different kink-numbers correspond to different disconnected components of the space of allowed field configurations for a given topology of the base manifold. ... More

Complete Classification of 1+1 Gravity SolutionsNov 25 1997A classification of the maximally extended solutions for 1+1 gravity models (comprising e.g. generalized dilaton gravity as well as models with non-trivial torsion) is presented. No restrictions are placed on the topology of the arising solutions, and ... More

The $σ$-meson and $π$-$π$ Correlation in Hot/Dense Medium: soft modes for chiral transition in QCDDec 11 2001After a brief overview of the realization of chiral symmetry in hot and/or dense medium, the implications of the existence of a light scalar-isoscalar meson (which we call $\sigma$ throughout this report) are discussed in the vacuum and in the medium. ... More

Geometric Origin of Large Lepton Mixing in a Higher Dimensional SpacetimeMay 09 2002Aug 02 2002The large mixing in the lepton sector observed in the recent neutrino-oscillation experiments strongly suggest that nature of left-handed lepton doublets is very different from that of left-handed quark doublets. This means that there is a big disparity ... More

Higher Dimensional Supersymmetry as an Origin of the Three Families for Quarks and LeptonsJan 11 2002May 09 2002In a (0,1) supersymmetric (SUSY) six-dimensional gauge theory, a gauge fermion gives rise to box anomalies. These anomalies are completely canceled by assuming a vector multiplet of (1,1) SUSY. With a T^2/Z_3 orbifold compactification of the extra two ... More

N = 2 Supersymmetry in a Hybrid Inflation ModelNov 30 2000The slow roll inflation requires an extremely flat inflaton potential. The supersymmetry (SUSY) is not only motivated from the gauge hierarchy problem, but also from stabilizing that flatness of the inflaton potential against radiative corrections. However, ... More

Polarized light flavor sea-quark asymmetry in polarized semi-inclusive processesMay 11 1999Oct 08 1999We propose new formulas for extracting a difference of the polarized light sea-quark density, $\Delta\bar d(x)-\Delta\bar u(x)$, from polarized deep-inelastic semi-inclusive data. We have estimated the value of it from the present experimental data measured ... More

Solitonic asymptotics for the Korteweg-de Vries equation in the small dispersion limitNov 30 2009We study the small dispersion limit for the Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation $u_t+6uu_x+\epsilon^{2}u_{xxx}=0$ in a critical scaling regime where $x$ approaches the trailing edge of the region where the KdV solution shows oscillatory behavior. Using the ... More

Painleve II asymptotics near the leading edge of the oscillatory zone for the Korteweg-de Vries equation in the small dispersion limitDec 22 2008In the small dispersion limit, solutions to the Korteweg-de Vries equation develop an interval of fast oscillations after a certain time. We obtain a universal asymptotic expansion for the Korteweg-de Vries solution near the leading edge of the oscillatory ... More

Z$_2$ index theorem for Majorana zero modes in a class D topological superconductorSep 14 2010Oct 28 2010We propose a Z$_2$ index theorem for a generic topological superconductor in class D. Introducing a particle-hole symmetry breaking term depending on a parameter and regarding it as a coordinate of an extra dimension, we define the index of the zero modes ... More

Non-Central Limit Theorem for Quadratic Functionals of Hermite-Driven Long Memory Moving Average ProcessesJul 27 2016Let $(Z_t^{(q, H)})_{t \geq 0}$ denote a Hermite process of order $q \geq 1$ and self-similarity parameter $H \in (\frac{1}{2}, 1)$. Consider the Hermite-driven moving average process $$X_t^{(q, H)} = \int_0^t x(t-u) dZ^{(q, H)}(u), \qquad t \geq 0.$$ ... More

Theory of Stochastic Shock Drift Acceleration for Electrons in the Shock Transition RegionMar 06 2019We propose a novel electron acceleration mechanism, which we call stochastic shock drift acceleration (SSDA), that extends the standard shock drift acceleration (SDA) for low-energy electrons at a quasi-perpendicular shock to include the effect of stochastic ... More

Lattice QCD study of $g_A^{N^*N^*}$ with two flavors of dynamical quarksNov 13 2007We report the first lattice QCD result of the axial charge of N(1535), $g_A^{N^*N^*}$. The measurement is performed with two flavors of dynamical quarks employing the renormalization-group improved gauge action at $\beta$=1.95 and the mean-field improved ... More

Classical and Quantum Gravity in 1+1 Dimensions, Part II: The Universal CoveringsNov 30 1995Apr 26 1996A set of simple rules for constructing the maximal (e.g. analytic) extensions for any metric with a Killing field in an (effectively) two-dimensional spacetime is formulated. The application of these rules is extremely straightforward, as is demonstrated ... More

Pre-critical Chiral Fluctuations in Nuclear Medium -- precursors of chiral restoration at $ρ_{B}\not=0 --Feb 10 1999Feb 26 1999It is shown that an enhancement in the spectral function near 2$m_{\pi}$ threshold in the I=J=0 channel is a good signal of the partial restoration of chiral symmetry in nuclear medium. Several experiments are discussed to detect the enhancement, which ... More

Including stereoscopic information in the reconstruction of coronal magnetic fieldsJan 21 2008Jan 23 2008We present a method to include stereoscopic information about the three dimensional structure of flux tubes into the reconstruction of the coronal magnetic field. Due to the low plasma beta in the corona we can assume a force free magnetic field, with ... More

A Z$_2$ index of Dirac operator with time reversal symmetryMay 22 2009With time reversal symmetry a Dirac operator has vanishing index and Chern number. We show that we can nevertheless define a nontrivial Z$_2$ index as well as a corresponding topological invariant given by gauge field, which implies that such a Dirac ... More

Quantization of non-Abelian Berry phase for time reversal invariant systemsMar 18 2009We present a quantized non-Abelian Berry phase for time reversal invariant systems such as quantum spin Hall effect. Ordinary Berry phase is defined by an integral of Berry's gauge potential along a loop (an integral of the Chern-Simons one-form), whereas ... More

Thermal Field Theory and Infinite StatisticsJun 17 1992Oct 28 1992We construct a quantum thermal field theory for scalar particles in the case of infinite statistics. The extension is provided by working out the Fock space realization of a "quantum algebra", and by identifying the hamiltonian as the energy operator. ... More

Stops in R-parity Breaking Model for High-$Q^2$ Events at HERAApr 03 1997We investigate an event excess in the reaction $e^+p \to e^+ X$ with large $x$ and high $Q^2$ observed at HERA and show that the events could naturally be interpreted as a signature of the production of the scalar top quarks (stops) in a supersymmetric ... More

Stochastic Variational Method as Quantization Scheme I: Field Quantization of Complex Klein-Gordan EquationJun 28 2013Jun 24 2014Stochastic Variational Method (SVM) is the generalization of the variation method to the case with stochastic variables. In the series of papers, we investigate the applicability of SVM as an alternative field quantization scheme. Here, we discuss the ... More

Dynamical Origin of Power SpectraDec 27 2008We discuss a possible origin of Tsallis' statistics from the correlation among constituents which reduces the phase space of the system. We also show that in the system of coupled linear harmonic oscillators can exhibit a Tsallis type behavior.

Memory Effects and Transport Coefficients for Non-Newtonian FluidsDec 22 2008We discuss the roles of viscosity in relativistic fluid dynamics from the point of view of memory effects. Depending on the type of quantity to which the memory effect is applied, different terms appear in higher order corrections. We show that when the ... More

Tension Dynamics and Linear Viscoelastic Behavior of a Single Semiflexible Polymer ChainMar 12 2009We study the dynamical response of a single semiflexible polymer chain based on the theory developed by Hallatschek et al. for the wormlike-chain model. The linear viscoelastic response under oscillatory forces acting at the two chain ends is derived ... More

Asymptotic behavior for quadratic variations of non-Gaussian multiparameter Hermite random fieldsNov 11 2016Dec 21 2017Let $(Z^{q, H}_t)_{t \in [0, 1]^d}$ denote a $d$-parameter Hermite random field of order $q \geq 1$ and self-similarity parameter $H = (H_1, \ldots, H_d) \in (\frac{1}{2}, 1)^d$. This process is $H$-self-similar, has stationary increments and exhibits ... More

Orthogonal polynomials in several non-commuting variables. IIDec 29 2004In this paper we continue to investigate a certain class of Hankel-like positive definite kernels using their associated orthogonal polynomials. The main result of this paper is about the structure of this kind of kernels.

Supersymmetric Grand Unification Model with the Orbifold Symmetry Breaking in the Six Dimensional SupergravityAug 19 2001We construct supersymmetric (SUSY) grand unification (GUT) models in the six dimensional space-time where the GUT symmetry is broken down to the standard-model gauge group by a simple orbifolding T^2/Z_4 or T^2/Z_6 and a pair of massless Higgs doublets ... More

Semi-Simple Unification on T^6/Z_12 Orientifold in the Type IIB SupergravityAug 06 2001The semi-simple unification model based on SU(5)_GUT \times U(3)_H gauge group is an interesting extension of the minimal SU(5)_GUT grand unification theory (GUT), since it solves the two serious problems in the standard GUT: the triplet-doublet splitting ... More

Small Violation of Universal Yukawa Coupling and Neutrino Large MixingSep 15 2000We assume the universal Yukawa coupling (democratic mass matrix) with small violations for quarks, charged leptons and neutrinos masses. We could reproduce the mass hierarchy for quark masses and V_{CKM} matrix elements precisely. We adopt the see-saw ... More

Dynamics of a tagged particle in the asymmetric exclusion process with the step initial conditionFeb 02 2007Jul 06 2007The one-dimensional totally asymmetric simple exclusion process (TASEP) is considered. We study the time evolution property of a tagged particle in TASEP with the step-type initial condition. Calculated is the multi-time joint distribution function of ... More

Polynuclear growth model, GOE$^2$ and random matrix with deterministic sourceNov 17 2004We present a random matrix interpretation of the distribution functions which have appeared in the study of the one-dimensional polynuclear growth (PNG) model with external sources. It is shown that the distribution, GOE$^2$, which is defined as the square ... More

Fluctuations of a one-dimensional polynuclear growth model in a half spaceJul 01 2003We consider the multi-point equal time height fluctuations of a one-dimensional polynuclear growth model in a half space. For special values of the nucleation rate at the origin, the multi-layer version of the model is reduced to a determinantal process, ... More

Quark beta decay in an inhomogeneous chiral phase and cooling of hybrid starsSep 28 2012We discuss the cooling of hybrid stars by considering the neutrino emission from quark matter. As a current topic the appearance of various inhomogeneous chiral phases have been studied near the chiral transition. Here we consider the dual-chiral-density-wave ... More

Streda formula for the Hofstadter-Wilson-Dirac model in two and four dimensionsSep 09 2016Nov 29 2016We rederive the spectral asymmetry of the Wilson-Dirac model in external fields, paying attention to the Chern number due to the Berry connection. We interpret the smooth part of the spectral asymmetry as the Streda formula that is originally derived ... More

Intelligent Unmanned Explorer for Deep Space ExplorationApr 30 2008asteroids or comets have received remarkable attention in the world. In small body explorations, especially, detailed in-situ surface exploration by tiny rover is one of effective and fruitful means and is expected to make strong contributions towards ... More

Transport Coefficients of Non-Newtonian Fluid and Causal Dissipative HydrodynamicsJun 23 2008Oct 20 2008A new formula to calculate the transport coefficients of the causal dissipative hydrodynamics is derived by using the projection operator method (Mori-Zwanzig formalism) in [T. Koide, Phys. Rev. E75, 060103(R) (2007)]. This is an extension of the Green-Kubo-Nakano ... More

Variational Principle of Hydrodynamics and Quantization by Stochastic ProcessDec 19 2014Jan 05 2015The well-known hydrodynamical representation of the Schr\"{o}dinger equation is reformulated by extending the idea of Nelson-Yasue's stochastic variational method. The fluid flow is composed by the two stochastic processes from the past and the future, ... More

Thermodynamic Laws and Equipartition Theorem in Relativistic Brownian MotionFeb 16 2011Apr 27 2011We extend the stochastic energetics to a relativistic system. The thermodynamic laws and equipartition theorem are discussed for a relativistic Brownian particle and the first and the second law of thermodynamics in this formalism are derived. The relation ... More

Searching for g modes: Part II. Unconfirmed g-mode detection in the power spectrum of the time series of round-trip travel timeMar 09 2019The recent claimed detection of g modes was obtained from the analysis of the power spectrum of the time series of round-trip travel time of p modes. The goal of this paper is to reproduce these results on which the claims are based for confirming or ... More

The additivity of the pseudo-additive conditional entropy for a proper Tsallis' entropic indexOct 02 2001For Tsallis' entropic analysis to the time evolutions of standard logistic map at the Feigenbaum critical point, it is known that there exists a unique value $q^*$ of the entropic index such that the asymptotic rate $K_q \equiv \lim_{t \to \infty} \{S_q(t)-S_q(0)\} ... More

Topological stability of Majorana zero-modes in superconductor-topological insulator systemsNov 13 2009Jan 29 2010We derive an index theorem for zero-energy Majorana fermion modes in a superconductor-topological insulator system in both two and three dimensions, which is valid for models with chiral symmetry as well as particle-hole symmetry. For more generic models ... More

Coarse Graining in Hydrodynamics and Effects of FluctuationsOct 14 2013We address the physical meaning of hydrodynamic approach related with the coarse graining scale in the frame work of variational formulation. We point out that the local thermal equilibrium does not necessarily play a critical role in the description ... More

Navier-Stokes Equation by Stochastic Variational MethodMay 31 2011Aug 24 2011We show for the first time that the stochastic variational method can naturally derive the Navier-Stokes equation starting from the action of ideal fluid. In the frame work of the stochastic variational method, the dynamical variables are extended to ... More

Anisotropy of Low Energy Direct Photons in Relativistic Heavy Ion CollisionsMay 17 2016Jul 19 2016We investigate the behavior of low energy photons radiated by the deceleration processes of two colliding nuclei in relativistic heavy ion collisions using the Wigner function approach for electromagnetic radiation fields. The angular distribution reveals ... More

Discovery of a Faint Old Stellar System at 150 kpcOct 29 2006We report the detection of a faint old stellar system at $(\alpha,\delta)=(194.29^\circ,~34.32^\circ)$ (SDSS J1257+3419), based on the spatial distribution of bright red-giant branch stars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data Release 4. SDSS J1257+3419 ... More

Varying Cu-Ti hybridization near the Fermi energy in Cu$_{x}$TiSe$_{2}$: Results from supercell calculationsDec 05 2006The properties of Cu$_{x}$TiSe$_{2}$ are studied by band structure calculation based on the density functional theory for supercells. The density-of-states (DOS) for $x$=0 has a sharply raising shoulder in the neighborhood of the Fermi energy, $E_F$, ... More

Deeply-bound $K^- pp$ state in the $^3$He(in-flight $K^-$, $n$) spectrum and its moving pole near the $πΣN$ thresholdJun 19 2009Nov 06 2009The formation of a deeply-bound $K^- pp$ state with $I=1/2$, $J^\pi=0^-$ by the $^3$He(in-flight $K^-$, $n$) reaction is theoretically investigated in a distorted-wave impulse approximation using the Green's function method. The expected inclusive and ... More

A Calculation on the Self-field of a Point Charge and the Unruh EffectNov 01 1999Jul 24 2000Within the context of quantum field theory in curved spacetimes, Hacyan and Sarmiento defined the vacuum stress-energy tensor with respect to the accelerated observer. They calculated it for uniform acceleration and circular motion, and derived that the ... More

A Framework to Prevent QR Code Based Phishing AttacksJan 30 2016Though the rapid development and spread of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) making people's life much more easier, on the other hand it causing some serious threats to the society. Phishing is one of the most common cyber threat, that most ... More

Classical and Quantum Gravity in 1+1 Dimensions, Part III: Solutions of Arbitrary TopologyJul 30 1996Aug 13 1997All global solutions of arbitrary topology of the most general 1+1 dimensional dilaton gravity models are obtained. We show that for a generic model there are globally smooth solutions on any non-compact 2-surface. The solution space is parametrized explicitly ... More

Precritical Chiral Fluctuations in NucleiJan 11 1999Spectral enhancement near 2 m_{\pi} threshold in the I=J=0 channel in nuclei is shown to be a distinct signal of the partial restoration of chiral symmetry. The relevance of this phenomenon with possible detection of 2\pi^{0} and 2\gamma in hadron-nucleus ... More

Computing nonlinear force free coronal magnetic fieldsJan 21 2008Knowledge of the structure of the coronal magnetic field is important for our understanding of many solar activity phenomena, e.g. flares and CMEs. However, the direct measurement of coronal magnetic fields is not possible with present methods, and therefore ... More

Cochlear-bone wave can yield a hearing sensation as well as otoacoustic emissionAug 10 2014A hearing sensation arises when the elastic basilar membrane inside the cochlea vibrates. The basilar membrane is typically set into motion through airborne sound that displaces the middle ear and induces a pressure difference across the membrane. A second, ... More

Non-empirical nuclear energy functionals, pairing gaps and odd-even mass differencesJul 06 2009First, we briefly outline some aspects of the starting project to design non-empirical energy functionals based on low-momentum vacuum interactions and many-body perturbation theory. Second, we present results obtained within an approximation of such ... More

Non-empirical pairing functionalNov 27 2007Dec 07 2007The present contribution reports the first systematic finite-nucleus calculations performed using the Energy Density Functional method and a non-empirical pairing functional derived from low-momentum interactions. As a first step, the effects of Coulomb ... More

A Solution to the Polonyi Problem in the Minimum SUSY-GUTMar 16 1994We show that the Polonyi problem is solved in the minimum SUSY-GUT model in which a self-coupling strength for a heavy Higgs $\Sigma$, $\lambda\Sigma^{3}$, is very small $\lambda\sim 10^{-6}$. It is stressed that with this small $\lambda$ the mass of ... More

Spin physics in deep inelastic scattering: SummaryFeb 02 1999The problem of our understanding of the spin structure of the nucleon has been with us since the publication of the EMC measurements of the polarised structure function of the proton in 1987. In this talk a review of the results presented in Working Group ... More

Strong-coupling effects in the relaxation dynamics of ultracold neutral plasmasMar 01 2005We describe a hybrid molecular dynamics approach for the description of ultracold neutral plasmas, based on an adiabatic treatment of the electron gas and a full molecular dynamics simulation of the ions, which allows us to follow the long-time evolution ... More

Streda formula for the Hofstadter-Wilson-Dirac model in two and four dimensionsSep 09 2016We rederive the spectral asymmetry of the Wilson-Dirac model in external fields, paying attention to the Chern number due to the Berry connection. We interpret the smooth part of the spectral asymmetry as the Streda formula which is originally derived ... More

Towards a Generic Parametrisation of "New Physics" in Quark-Flavour MixingJun 05 2003We consider a special class of dimension-six operators which are assumed to be induced by some new physics with typical scales of order \Lambda. This special class are the operators with two quarks which can mediate transitions between quark flavours. ... More

Lie algebras and degenerate Affine Hecke Algebras of type AOct 30 1997Apr 21 1998We construct a family of exact functors from the BGG category of representations of the Lie algebra sl to the category of finite-dimensional representations of the degenerate (or graded) affine Hecke algebra H of GL. These functors transform Verma modules ... More

Lattice QCD Study of the Pentaquark BaryonsOct 19 2004Oct 25 2004We study the spin $\frac12$ hadronic state in quenched lattice QCD to search for a possible $S=+1$ pentaquark resonance. Simulations are carried out on $8^3\times 24$, $10^3\times 24$, $12^3\times 24$ and $16^3\times 24$ lattices at $\beta$=5.7 at the ... More

Diffractive Interaction and Scaling Violation in pp->pi^0 Interaction and GeV Excess in Galactic Diffuse Gamma-Ray Spectrum of EGRETOct 26 2004Jan 21 2005We present here a new calculation of the gamma-ray spectrum from pp->pi^0 in the Galactic ridge environment. The calculation includes the diffractive pp interaction and incorporates the Feynman scaling violation for the first time. Galactic diffuse gamma-rays ... More

Possible Excess in Charged Current Events with High-Q^2 at HERA from Stop and Sbottom ProductionJul 16 1997We investigate a production process $e^+p \to \st X \to \sb W^+ X$ at HERA, where we consider a decay mode $\sb \to \bar{\nu}_e d$ of the sbottom in the framework of an R-parity breaking supersymmetric standard model. Both processes of the stop production ... More

Explicit Global Coordinates for Schwarzschild and Reissner-NordstroemJul 05 1995Mar 16 1996We construct coordinate systems that cover all of the Reissner-Nordstroem solution with m>|q| and m=|q|, respectively. This is possible by means of elementary analytical functions. The limit of vanishing charge q provides an alternative to Kruskal which, ... More

Classical and Quantum Gravity in 1+1 Dimensions, Part I: A Unifying ApproachAug 08 1995Aug 11 1997We provide a concise approach to generalized dilaton theories with and without torsion and coupling to Yang-Mills fields. Transformations on the space of fields are used to trivialize the field equations locally. In this way their solution becomes accessible ... More

QCD Phenomenology based on a Chiral Effective LagrangianJan 23 1994We review the Nambu-Jona-Lasinio (NJL) approach to the dynamical breaking of chiral symmetry in Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD). The subjects treated in Part I include the vacuum structure of QCD, mass spectra and coupling constants of hadrons, flavor mixing ... More