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Thermalization of neutrons at ultracold nanoparticles to the energy range of ultracold neutronsMar 11 2005Two hypothesizes concerning interaction of neutrons with nanoparticles and having applications in the physics of ultracold neutron (UCN) were recently considered in ref. [Physics of Atomic Nuclei 65(3): 400 (2002)]; they were motivated by the experimental ... More

Constraints for quasi-elastic neutron reflections in the range dE~10^(-12)-10^(-9) eVFeb 10 2005A restrictive constraint for any quasi-elastic process was obtained in the previously inaccessible energy range dE~10^(-12)-3x10^(-10) eV for reflections of ultracold neutrons from surfaces in the experiement on neutron quantum states in the earth's gravitational ... More

An option of "UCN pump" for ESSMay 29 2014The aim of this short note is to present an option for a source of ultracold neutrons (UCNs), which could profit from the pulse time-structure of the future ESS spallation neutron source in Lund, and thus which could produce a very high UCN density and ... More

Constrains on non-Newtonian gravity from the experiment on neutron quantum states in the Earth's gravitational fieldJan 23 2004An upper limit to non-Newtonian attracive forces is obtained from the measurement of quantum states of neutrons in the Earth's gravitational field. This limit improves the existing constrains in the nanometer range.

Gravitational quantum states of neutrons in a rough waveguideMar 22 2006A theory of gravitational quantum states of ultracold neutrons in waveguides with absorbing/scattering walls is presented. The theory covers recent experiments in which the ultracold neutrons were beamed between a mirror and a rough scatterer/absorber. ... More

Experimental constraints for additional short-range forces from neutron experimentsMay 30 2007We present preliminary results on sensitivity of experiments with slow neutrons to constrain additional forces in a wide distance range: from picometers to micrometers. In the sub-nanometer range, available data on lengths of neutron scattering at nuclei ... More

Nanoparticles as a possible moderator for an ultracold neutron sourceOct 06 2005Feb 04 2008Ultracold and very cold neutrons (UCN and VCN) interact strongly with nanoparticles due to the similarity of their wavelengths and nanoparticles sizes. We analyze the hypothesis that this interaction can provide efficient cooling of neutrons by ultracold ... More

Neutron scattering and extra short range interactionsNov 14 2007Nov 14 2007The available data on neutron scattering were analyzed to constrain a hypothetical new short-range interaction. We show that these constraints are several orders of magnitude better than those usually cited in the range between 1 pm and 5 nm. This distance ... More

Spontaneous emission of graviton by a quantum bouncerFeb 27 2007Spontaneous emission of graviton rates for the quantum bouncer states are evaluated.

Study of levitating nanoparticles using ultracold neutronsMay 07 2012Physical adsorption of atoms, molecules and clusters on surface is known. It is linked to many phenomena in physics, chemistry, and biology. Usually the studies of adsorption are limited to the particle sizes of up to ~10^2-10^3 atoms. Following a general ... More

Can we observe the gravitational quantum states of Positronium?Aug 29 2014In this paper we consider the feasibility of observing the gravitational quantum states of positronium. The proposed scheme employs the flow-throw technique used for the first observation of this effect with neutrons. Collimation and Stark deceleration ... More

Development of a high sensitivity torsional balance for the study of the Casimir force in the 1-10 micrometer rangeNov 09 2006We discuss a proposal to measure the Casimir force in the parallel plate configuration in the $1-10\mu$m range via a high-sensitivity torsional balance. This will allow to measure the thermal contribution to the Casimir force therefore discriminating ... More

Whispering Gallery States of AntihydrogenOct 16 2011Jul 09 2012We study theoretically interference of the long-living quasistationary quantum states of antihydrogen atoms, localized near a concave material surface. Such states are an antimatter analog of the whispering gallery states of neutrons and matter atoms, ... More

Antihydrogen Gravitational Quantum StatesMar 10 2011We present a theoretical study of the motion of the antihydrogen atom ($\bar{H}$) in the Earth's gravitational field above a material surface. We predict that $\bar{H}$ atom, falling in the Earth's gravitational field above a material surface, would settle ... More

Quantum ballistic experiment on antihydrogen fallOct 03 2015We study an interferometric approach to measure gravitational mass of antihydrogen. The method consists of preparing a coherent superposition of antihydrogen quantum state localized near a material surface in the gravitational field of the Earth, and ... More

Experimental limits on neutron disappearance into another braneworldJan 19 2012May 14 2012Recent theoretical works have shown that matter swapping between two parallel braneworlds could occur under the influence of magnetic vector potentials. In our visible world, galactic magnetism possibly produces a huge magnetic potential. As a consequence, ... More

Transitions between levels of a quantum bouncer induced by a noise-like perturbationFeb 14 2012Mar 22 2012The probability of transition between levels of a quantum bouncer, induced by a noise-like perturbation, is calculated. The results are applied to two sources of noise (vibrations and mirror surface waviness) which might play an important role in future ... More

Centrifugal quantum states of neutronsJun 24 2008We propose a method for observation of the quasi-stationary states of neutrons, localized near the curved mirror surface. The bounding effective well is formed by the centrifugal potential and the mirror Fermi-potential. This phenomenon is an example ... More

Constraints on spin-dependent short-range interactions using gravitational quantum levels of ultracold neutronsFeb 18 2009In this paper, we discuss a possibility to improve constraints on spin-dependent short-range interactions in the range of 1 - 200 micrometer significantly. For such interactions, our constraints are without competition at the moment. They were obtained ... More

A New Constraint for the Coupling of Axion-like particles to Matter via Ultra-Cold Neutron Gravitational ExperimentsOct 25 2006Oct 30 2006We present a new constraint for the axion monopole-dipole coupling in the range of 1 micrometer to a few millimeters, previously unavailable for experimental study. The constraint was obtained using our recent results on the observation of neutron quantum ... More

Quenching of antihydrogen gravitational states by surface chargesJan 20 2016We study an effect of quenching of antihydrogen quantum states near material surface in the gravitational field of the Earth by local charges randomly distributed along the mirror surface. The quenching mechanism reduces the quantum reflection probability ... More

Quantum interference test of the equivalence principle on antihydrogenMar 26 2019We propose to use quantum interferences to improve the accuracy of the measurement of the free fall acceleration g of antihydrogen in the GBAR experiment. This method uses most antiatoms prepared in the experiment and it is simple in its principle as ... More

C2D8: An eight channel CCD readout electronics dedicated to low energy neutron detectionOct 24 2017Position-sensitive detectors for cold and ultra-cold neutrons (UCN) are in use in fundamental research. In particular, measuring the properties of the quantum states of bouncing neutrons requires micro-metric spatial resolution. To this end, a Charge ... More

A project of advanced solid-state neutron polarizer for PF1B instrument at ILLJun 11 2019Among Super-Mirror (SM) polarizers, solid-state devices have many advantages. The most relevant is 5-10 times smaller length compared to air-gap polarizers allowing to apply stronger magnetic fields. An important condition for a good SM polarizer is the ... More

The reflection of very cold neutrons from diamond powder nanoparticlesMay 17 2008We study possibility of efficient reflection of very cold neutrons (VCN) from powders of nanoparticles. In particular, we measured the scattering of VCN at a powder of diamond nanoparticles as a function of powder sample thickness, neutron velocity and ... More

Gravitational resonance spectroscopy with an oscillating magnetic field gradient in the GRANIT flow through arrangementAug 05 2014Gravitational resonance spectroscopy consists in measuring the energy spectrum of bouncing ultracold neutrons above a mirror by inducing resonant transitions between different discrete quantum levels. We discuss how to induce the resonances with a flow ... More

Quantum reflection of antihydrogen from Casimir potential above matter slabsDec 22 2012We study quantum reflection of antihydrogen atoms from matter slabs due to the van der Waals/Casimir-Polder (vdW/CP) potential. By taking into account the specificities of antihydrogen and the optical properties and width of the slabs we calculate realistic ... More

Storage of very cold neutrons in a trap with nano-structured wallsDec 09 2008We report on storage of Very Cold Neutrons (VCN) in a trap with walls containing powder of diamond nanoparticles. The efficient VCN reflection is provided by multiple diffusive elastic scattering of VCN at single nanoparticles in powder. The VCN storage ... More

Efficient extraction of a collimated ultra-cold neutron beam using diffusive channelsMar 07 2007We present a first experimental demonstration of a new method to extract a well-collimated beam of ultra-cold neutrons (UCN) from a storage vessel. Neutrons with too large divergence are not removed from the beam by an absorbing collimation, but a diffuse ... More

Quantum reflection of antihydrogen from nanoporous mediaDec 22 2012We study quantum reflection of antihydrogen atoms from nanoporous media due to the Casimir-Polder (CP) potential. Using a simple effective medium model, we show a dramatic increase of the probability of quantum reflection of antihydrogen atoms if the ... More

A source of ultra-cold neutrons for the gravitational spectrometer GRANITAug 10 2007Aug 21 2007We present the status of the development of a dedicated high density ultra-cold neutron (UCN) source dedicated to the gravitational spectrometer GRANIT. The source employs superthermal conversion of cold neutrons to UCN in superfluid helium. Tests have ... More

Advanced broad-band solid-state supermirror polarizers for cold neutronsJun 06 2016Jun 15 2016An ideal solid-state supermirror (SM) neutron polarizer assumes total reflection of neutrons from the SM coating for one spin-component and total absorption for the other, thus providing a perfectly polarized neutron beam at the exit. However, in practice, ... More

Resonance spectroscopy of gravitational states of antihydrogenNov 28 2013We study a method to induce resonant transitions between antihydrogen quantum states above a material surface in the gravitational field of the Earth. The method consists in applying a gradient of magnetic field which is temporally oscillating with the ... More

Quantum levitation of nanoparticles seen with ultracold neutronsOct 26 2012Analyzing new experiments with ultracold neutrons (UCNs) we show that physical adsorption of nanoparticles/nano-droplets, levitating in high-excited states in a deep and broad potential well formed by van der Waals/Casimir-Polder (vdW/CP) forces results ... More

Quantum motion of a neutron in a wave-guide in the gravitational fieldDec 16 2005Feb 04 2006We study theoretically the quantum motion of a neutron in a horizontal wave-guide in the gravitational field of the Earth. The wave-guide in question is equipped with a mirror below and a rough absorber above. We show that such a system acts as a quantum ... More

Frequency shifts in gravitational resonance spectroscopyJan 13 2015Quantum states of ultracold neutrons in the gravitational field are to be characterized through gravitational resonance spectroscopy. This paper discusses systematic effects that appear in the spectroscopic measurements. The discussed frequency shifts, ... More

Probing the braneworld hypothesis with a neutron-shining-through-a-wall experimentJan 26 2015Apr 20 2015The possibility for our visible world to be a 3-brane embedded in a multidimensional bulk is at the heart of many theoretical edifices in high-energy physics. Probing the braneworld hypothesis is thus a major experimental challenge. Following recent theoretical ... More

An optical device for ultra-cold neutrons - Investigation of systematic effects and applicationsSep 08 2009We developed an optical device for ultra-cold neutrons and investigated the influence of a tilt of its guiding components. A measurement of the time-of-flight of the neutrons through the device by means of a dedicated chopper system was performed and ... More

A quantum mechanical description of the experiment on the observation of gravitationally bound statesFeb 10 2006Feb 20 2006Quantum states in the Earth's gravitational field were observed, when ultra-cold neutrons fall under gravity. The experimental results can be described by the quantum mechanical scattering model as it is presented here. We also discuss other geometries ... More

UCN sources at external beams of thermal neutrons. An example of PIK reactorNov 24 2015We consider ultracold neutron (UCN) sources based on a new method of UCN production in superfluid helium (4He). The PIK reactor is chosen as a perspective example of the application of this idea, which consists of installing a 4He UCN source in a beam ... More

Quasi-specular albedo of cold neutrons from powder of nanoparticlesOct 08 2009We predicted and observed for the first time the quasi-specular albedo of cold neutrons at small incidence angles from a powder of nanoparticles. This albedo (reflection) is due to multiple neutron small-angle scattering. The reflection angle as well ... More

Test experiment to search for a neutron EDM by the Laue diffraction methodDec 23 2005A prototype experiment to measure the neutron electric dipole moment (nEDM) by spin-rotation in a non-centrosymmetric crystal in Laue geometry was carried out in order to investigate the statistical sensitivity and systematic effects of the method. The ... More

Temperature dependence of the probability of "small heating" and spectrum of UCNs up-scattered on the surface of Fomblin oil Y-HVAC 18/8Sep 20 2016We performed precision measurements of the probability of small heating and spectrum of UCNs up-scattered on the surface of hydrogen-free oil Fomblin Y-HVAC 18/8 as a function of temperature. The probability is well reproducible, does not depend on sample ... More

Measurement of the parity-violating triton emission asymmetry in the reaction 6Li(n,alfa)3H with polarised cold neutronsOct 19 2007We describe measurements of the parity-violating (P-odd) triton emission asymmetry coefficient in the 6Li(n,alfa)3H reaction with polarised cold neutrons. Experiments were carried out at the Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute (Gatchina, Russia) and ... More

Temperature dependence of the probability of "small heating" and total losses of ucns on the surface of fomblin oils of different molecular massApr 05 2019We measured the temperature dependence of the probability of small heating and total losses of UCNs on the PFPE Fomblin Y surface with various molecular masses Mw=2800, 3300, 6500 amu in the temperature range of 100-300 K. The probability of small heating ... More

Boron-10 conversion layer for ultra-cold neutron detectionFeb 25 2019We report on the development of a 10B conversion layer optimized for ultra-cold neutron detection with silicon detectors. The efficiency of this layer is high and roughly uniform over a large ultra-cold neutron velocity range. The designed titanium-boron-nickel ... More

Boron-10 conversion layer for ultra-cold neutron detectionFeb 25 2019Jun 14 2019We report on the development of a 10B conversion layer optimized for ultra-cold neutron detection with silicon detectors. The efficiency of this layer is high and roughly uniform over a large ultra-cold neutron velocity range. The designed titanium-boron-nickel ... More

Ultracold-neutron infrastructure for the gravitational spectrometer GRANITNov 11 2008Jan 29 2009The gravitational spectrometer GRANIT will be set up at the Institut Laue Langevin. It will profit from the high ultracold neutron density produced by a dedicated source. A monochromator made of crystals from graphite intercalated with potassium will ... More

Search for passing-through-walls neutrons constrains hidden braneworldsApr 26 2016In many theoretical frameworks our visible world is a $3$-brane, embedded in a multidimensional bulk, possibly coexisting with hidden braneworlds. Some works have also shown that matter swapping between braneworlds can occur. Here we report the results ... More

Is the Unitarity of the quark-mixing-CKM-matrix violated in neutron $β$-decay?Jun 23 2002We report on a new measurement of neutron $\beta$-decay asymmetry. From the result \linebreak $A_0$ = -0.1189(7), we derive the ratio of the axial vector to the vector coupling constant $\lambda$ = ${\it g_A/g_V}$ = -1.2739(19). When included in the world ... More

A spectroscopy approach to measure the gravitational mass of antihydrogenMar 19 2014We study a method to induce resonant transitions between antihydrogen ($\bar{H}$) quantum states above a material surface in the gravitational field of the Earth. The method consists of applying a gradient of magnetic field, which is temporally oscillating ... More

Measurement of the neutron electric dipole moment by crystal diffractionJul 07 2009Jul 09 2009An experiment using a prototype setup to search for the neutron electric dipole moment by measuring spin-rotation in a non-centrosymmetric crystal (quartz) was carried out to investigate statistical sensitivity and systematic effects of the method. It ... More

Casimir interaction between a dielectric nanosphere and a metallic planeJan 27 2011We study the Casimir interaction between a dielectric nanosphere and a metallic plane, using the multiple scattering theory. Exact results are obtained with the dielectric described by a Sellmeier model and the metal by a Drude model. Asymptotic forms ... More

Characterization of a ballistic supermirror neutron guideOct 26 2005We describe the beam characteristics of the first ballistic supermirror neutron guide H113 that feeds the neutron user facility for particle physics PF1B of the Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble (ILL). At present, the neutron capture flux density of H113 ... More

Measurement of the neutron electric dipole moment via spin rotation in a non-centrosymmetric crystalSep 01 2010We have measured the neutron electric dipole moment using spin rotation in a non-centrosymmetric crystal. Our result is d_n = (2.5 +- 6.5(stat) +- 5.5(syst)) 10^{-24} e cm. The dominating contribution to the systematic uncertainty is statistical in nature ... More

Prospects for studies of the free fall and gravitational quantum states of antimatterSep 01 2014Different experiments are ongoing to measure the effect of gravity on cold neutral antimatter atoms such as positronium, muonium and antihydrogen. Among those, the project GBAR in CERN aims to measure precisely the gravitational fall of ultracold antihydrogen ... More

Measurement of quantum states of neutrons in the Earth's gravitational fieldJun 21 2003The lowest stationary quantum state of neutrons in the Earth's gravitational field is identified in the measurement of neutron transmission between a horizontal mirror on the bottom and an absorber on top. Such an assembly is not transparent for neutrons ... More

Study of the neutron quantum states in the gravity fieldFeb 08 2005Feb 14 2005We have studied neutron quantum states in the potential well formed by the earth's gravitational field and a horizontal mirror. The estimated characteristic sizes of the neutron wave functions in the two lowest quantum states correspond to expectations ... More

Thermal and dissipative effects in Casimir physicsNov 10 2006We report on current efforts to detect the thermal and dissipative contributions to the Casimir force. For the thermal component, two experiments are in progress at Dartmouth and at the Institute Laue Langevin in Grenoble. The first experiment will seek ... More

GRANIT project: a trap for gravitational quantum states of UCNAug 19 2007Previous studies of gravitationally bound states of ultracold neutrons showed the quantization of energy levels, and confirmed quantum mechanical predictions for the average size of the two lowest energy states wave functions. Improvements in position-like ... More

A method to measure the resonance transitions between the gravitationally bound quantum states of neutrons in the GRANIT spectrometerFeb 01 2009Feb 03 2009We present a method to measure the resonance transitions between the gravitationally bound quantum states of neutrons in the GRANIT spectrometer. The purpose of GRANIT is to improve the accuracy of measurement of the quantum states parameters by several ... More

Kolmogorov complexity in the USSR (1975--1982): isolation and its endJul 11 2019These reminiscences are about the "dark ages" of algorithmic information theory in the USSR. After a great interest in this topic in 1960s and the beginning of 1970s the number of people working in this area in the USSR decreased significantly. At that ... More

A remark on the Dixmier ConjectureNov 30 2018The Dixmier Conjecture says that every endomorphism of the (first) Weyl algebra $A_1$ (over a field of characteristic zero) is an automorphism, i.e., if $PQ-QP=1$ for some $P, Q \in A_1$ then $A_1 = K \langle P, Q \rangle$. The Weyl algebra $A_1$ is a ... More

Constructing the ultimate theory of grand unificationMay 16 2011Nov 02 2011In accordance with known phenomenological facts on leptons and quarks in the Standard Model as well as on the scale of neutrino masses and introducing the supersymmetry, we logically substantiate the unique composition of fundamental representation for ... More

Theory of the electron relaxation in metals excited by an ultrashort optical pumpAug 20 2013Mar 05 2014The theory of the electron relaxation in metals excited by an ultrashort optical pump is developed on the basis of the solution of the linearized kinetic equation. The kinetic equation includes both the electron-electron and the electron-phonon collision ... More

Polaron spin echo envelope modulations in an organic semiconducting polymerSep 09 2016Theoretical treatment of the electron spin echo envelope modulation (ESEEM) spectra from polarons in a semiconducting $\pi$- conjugated polymer is presented. The contact hyperfine coupling and the dipolar interaction between the polaron and proton spins ... More

Decay of the rotary echoes for the spin of a nitrogen-vacancy center in diamondMar 25 2014We study dynamics of the electron spin of a nitrogen-vacancy (NV) center subjected to a strong driving field with periodically reversed direction (train of rotary echoes). We use analytical and numerical tools to analyze in detail the form and timescales ... More

Two-dimensional model of intrinsic magnetic flux losses in helical flux compression generatorsSep 25 2012Helical Flux Compression Generators (HFCG) are used for generation of mega-amper current and high magnetic fields. We propose the two dimensional HFCG filament model based on the new description of the stator and armature contact point. The model developed ... More

Realistic model of correlated disorder and Anderson localizationApr 01 1999A conducting 1D chain or 2D film inside (or on the surface of) an insulator is considered. Impurities displace the charges inside the insulator. This results in a long-range fluctuating electric field acting on the conducting line (plane). This field ... More

Quantum dynamics of nuclear spins and spin relaxation in organic semiconductorsJul 06 2016We investigate the role of the nuclear spin quantum dynamics in hyperfine-induced spin relaxation of hopping carriers in organic semiconductors. The fast hopping regime with a small carrier spin precession during a waiting time between hops is typical ... More

Explicit description of generalized weight modules of the algebra of polynomial integro-differential operators $I_n$Jun 02 2019For the algebra $I_n$ of polynomial integro-differential operators over a field $K$ of characteristic zero, a classification of simple weight and generalized weight (left and right) $I_n$-modules is given. It is proven that the category of weight $I_n$-modules ... More

Morita invariance of the filter dimension and of the inequality of BernsteinOct 29 2006It is proved that the filter dimenion is Morita invariant. A direct consequence of this fact is the Morita invariance of the inequality of Bernstein: if an algebra $A$ is Morita equivalent to the ring $\CD (X)$ of differential operators on a smooth irreducible ... More

Double resonant processes in $χ^{(2)}$ nonlinear periodic mediaAug 07 2000In a one-dimensional periodic nonlinear $\chi^{(2)}$ medium, by choosing a proper material and geometrical parameters of the structure, it is possible to obtain two matching conditions for simultaneous generation of second and third harmonics. This leads ... More

Hyperfine-induced spin relaxation of a diffusively moving carrier in low dimensions: implications for spin transport in organic semiconductorsMar 27 2015The hyperfine coupling between the spin of a charge carrier and the nuclear spin bath is a predominant channel for the carrier spin relaxation in many organic semiconductors. We theoretically investigate the hyperfine-induced spin relaxation of a carrier ... More

Neutron Diffraction and Optics of a Noncentrosymmetric Crystal. New Feasibility of a Search for Neutron EDMApr 25 2005May 03 2005Recently strong electric fields (up to 10^9 V/cm) have been discovered, which affect the neutrons moving in noncentrosymmetric crystals. Such fields allow new polarization phenomena in neutron diffraction and optics and provide, for instance, a new feasibility ... More

Linearly ordered compacts and co-Namioka spacesJan 25 2016It is shown that for any Baire space $X$, linearly ordered compact $Y$ and separately continuous mapping $f:X\times Y\to\mathbb R$ there exists a dense in $X$ $G_\delta$-set $A\subseteq X$ such that $f$ is jointly continuous at every point of $A\times ... More

Metrizable compacta in the space of continuous functions with the topology of pointwise convergenceDec 23 2015We prove that every point-finite family of nonempty functionally open sets in a topological space $X$ has the cardinality at most an infinite cardinal $\kappa$ if and only if $w(X)\leq\kappa$ for every Valdivia compact space $Y\subseteq C_p(X)$. Correspondingly ... More

The Gould BeltJul 23 2015This review is devoted to studies of the Gould belt and the Local system. Since the Gould belt is the giant stellar-gas complex closest to the sun, its stellar component is characterized, along with the stellar associations and diffuse clusters, cold ... More

SO(10) model of standard and dark matterSep 07 2016We consider a novel model for three standard families of left chiral states of quarks and leptons conjointly with a new family of dark matter fermionic particles and a sterile neutrino. It is suggested to use a SO(10) symmetry for description of these ... More

Generalized kinematical symmetries of quantum phase spaceJul 16 2008Continuous symmetries generated with observables of a quantum theory in the Minkowski spacetime are discussed. An example of an originated in this way algebra of observables is the algebra of observables of the canonical quantum theory, that is contained ... More

Confinement and U(1,3) symmetry of color particles in a complex phase spaceNov 26 2003Jul 01 2004It is shown that a universal confining potential for hadron constituents can be obtained with the help of U(1,3) symmetry in a complex phase space. Parameters of this potential are determined on the basis of spectroscopic data for hadrons and results ... More

Left localizations of left Artinian ringsMay 01 2014For an arbitrary left Artinian ring $R$, explicit descriptions are given of all the left denominator sets $S$ of $R$ and left localizations $S^{-1}R$ of $R$. It is proved that, up to $R$-isomorphism, there are only finitely many left localizations and ... More

Nonlinear regimes in mean-field full-sphere dynamoSep 04 2016Sep 15 2016The mean-field dynamo model is employed to study the non-linear dynamo regimes in a fully convective star of mass 0.3$M_{\odot}$ rotating with period of 10 days. For the intermediate value of the parameter of the turbulent magnetic Prandl number, $Pm_{T}=3$ ... More

Helicity--vorticity turbulent pumping of magnetic fields in the solar dynamoNov 11 2012The interaction of helical convective motions and differential rotation in the solar convection zone results in turbulent drift of a large-scale magnetic field. We discuss the pumping mechanism and its impact on the solar dynamo.

Convergence of quantum electrodynamics on the Poincare groupOct 06 2011Extended particles are considered in terms of the fields on the Poincar\'{e} group. Dirac like wave equations for extended particles of any spin are defined on the various homogeneous spaces of the Poincar\'{e} group. Free fields of the spin 1/2 and 1 ... More

Extragalactic background light absorption signal in the TeV gamma-ray spectra of blazarsAug 09 1999Recent observations of the TeV gamma-ray spectra of the two closest active galactic nuclei (AGNs), Markarian 501 (Mrk 501) and Markarian 421 (Mrk 421), by the Whipple and HEGRA collaborations have stimulated efforts to estimate or limit the spectral energy ... More

Novel approach to a perfect lensNov 26 2008Feb 19 2009Within the framework of an exact analytical solution of Maxwell equations in a space domain, it is shown that optical scheme based on a slab with negative refractive index ($n=-1$) (Veselago lens or Pendry lens) does not possess focusing properties in ... More

Search for TeV annihilation radiation from supersymmetric dark matter in nearby galaxiesMay 29 2003During the 2002-2003 observing season the Whipple 10m imaging atmospheric Cerenkov telescope was used to search for dark matter annihilation radiation in four nearby galaxies: M32, M33, Draco, and Ursa Minor. Scientific motivations for this choice of ... More

Electric fields at the quark surface of strange stars in the color-flavor locked phaseAug 12 2004Oct 14 2004It is shown that extremely strong electric fields may be generated at the surface of strange quark matter in the color-flavor locked phase because of the surface effects. Some properties of strange stars made of this matter are briefly discussed.

On the persistent X-ray emission from the soft gamma-ray repeatersDec 10 1996It is suggested that the persistent X-ray emission from the soft gamma-ray repeaters is the thermal radiation of neutron stars which is enhanced by a factor of 10 or more due to the effect of a very strong magnetic field on the thermal structure of the ... More

Experimental study of a transformer with superconducting elements for fault current limitation and energy redistributionApr 19 2005Numerous proposed and developed superconducting fault current limiters and self-limiting transformers limit successfully fault currents but do not provide uninterrupted supplying of consumers. A design investigated in the work combines the functions of ... More

Young Stars in the Camelopardalis Dust and Molecular Clouds. I. The Cam OB1 AssociationMar 17 2008Mar 31 2008The distribution of dust and molecular clouds in the direction of Galactic longitudes 132--158 deg and latitudes pm 12 deg is investigated. The maps of dust distribution in the area were plotted from the following surveys: the star counts in the DSS I ... More

On the instability of classical dynamics in theories with higher derivativesDec 25 2006Jan 09 2007The development of instability in the dynamics of theories with higher derivatives is traced in detail in the framework of the Pais-Uhlenbeck fourth oder oscillator. For this aim the external friction force is introduced in the model and the relevant ... More

Boundary conditions at spatial infinity for fields in Casimir calculationsNov 02 2005The importance of imposing proper boundary conditions for fields at spatial infinity in the Casimir calculations is elucidated.

Installing of cosmological constantAug 05 2013Jan 14 2014An artificial scale of observable cosmological constant is dynamically related to its natural bare value due to an installation of relevant coherent state for the inflationary field in a finite volume of early Universe, because of exponential suppression ... More

Extra charmonium states as bag-quarkoniaMay 28 2008Jun 06 2008Exotic states in the charmonium family are systematically treated in the framework of simplest model with an effective coulomb-like interaction of heavy quark and antiquark in the presence of static excitation of quark-gluon modes responsible for a nonperturbative ... More

A quantum mass-spectrum of Kerr black hole: superstringsDec 23 2004Jan 12 2005Using thermal quantization of geodesics confined under horizons and reasonable conjecture on massless modes, we evaluate quantum spectrum of Kerr black hole masses compatible with superstring symmetries.

Radial geodesics as a microscopic origin of black hole entropy. II: Features of Reissner--Nordstrom black holeDec 21 2004Jan 04 2005The entropy of charged black hole is calculated by using the partition function evaluated at radial geodesics confined under horizons. We establish two quantum phase states inside the black hole and a transition between them.

CP-violation in the heavy quark systemsSep 11 2001We present a review of general picture in the sector of electroweak symmetry breaking with the CP-violation in the heavy quark interactions.

A gluon condensate term in a heavy quark massJul 19 1999Apr 09 2003We investigate a connection between a renormalon ambiguity of heavy quark mass and the gluon condensate contribution into the quark dispersion law related with a virtuality defining a displacement of the heavy quark from the perturbative mass-shell, which ... More