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Composite Dirac SemimetalApr 12 2019Apr 16 2019Weak topological insulators and Dirac semimetals are gapped and nodal phases with distinct topological properties, respectively. Here, we propose a novel topological phase that exhibits features of both and is dubbed composite Dirac semimetal (CDSM). ... More

Valley contrasting chiral phonons in monolayer hexagonal latticesFeb 09 2015In monolayer hexagonal lattices, two inequivalent valleys appear in the Brillouin zone. With inversion symmetry breaking, we find chiral phonons with valley contrasting circular polarization and ionic magnetic moment. At valley centers, there is a three-fold ... More

Angular Momentum of Phonons and Einstein-de Haas EffectAug 28 2013Jan 29 2014We study angular momentum of phonons in a magnetic crystal. In the presence of a spin-phonon interaction, we obtain a nonzero angular momentum of phonons, which is an odd function of magnetization. At zero temperature, phonon has a zero-point angular ... More

Reversal of Thermal Rectification in Quantum SystemsNov 13 2009We study thermal transport in anisotropic Heisenberg spin chains using the quantum master equation. It is found that thermal rectification changes sign when the external homogeneous magnetic field is varied. This reversal also occurs when the magnetic ... More

Ballistic magneto-thermal transport in a Heisenberg spin chain at low temperaturesAug 04 2008Oct 16 2008We study ballistic thermal transport in Heisenberg spin chain with nearest-neighbor ferromagnetic interactions at low temperatures. Explicit expressions for transmission coefficients are derived for thermal transport in a periodic spin chain of arbitrary ... More

Phonon Hall Effect in Four-Terminal JunctionsFeb 27 2009Nov 23 2009Using an exact nonequilibrium Green's function formulism, the phonon Hall effect for paramagnetic dielectrics is studied in a four-terminal device setting. The temperature difference in the transverse direction of the heat current is calculated for two-dimensional ... More

Ballistic thermal rectification in nanoscale three-terminal junctionsMar 26 2010We study ballistic thermal transport in three-terminal atomic nanojunctions by the nonequilibrium Green's function method. We find that there is ballistic thermal rectification in asymmetric three-terminal structures because of the incoherent phonon scattering ... More

SegET: Deep Neural Network with Rich Contextual Features for Cellular Structures Segmentation in Electron Tomography ImageNov 28 2018Electron tomography (ET) allows high-resolution reconstructions of macromolecular complexes at nearnative state. Cellular structures segmentation in the reconstruction data from electron tomographic images is often required for analyzing and visualizing ... More

Phonon Hall effect in ionic crystals in the presence of static magnetic fieldMar 01 2011We study phonon Hall effect (PHE) for ionic crystals in the presence of static magnetic field. Using Green-Kubo formula, we present an exact calculation of thermal conductivity tensor by considering both positive and negative frequency phonons. Numerical ... More

The phonon Hall effect: theory and applicationJan 27 2011Jul 14 2011We present a systematic theory of the phonon Hall effect in a ballistic crystal lattice system, and apply it on the kagome lattice which is ubiquitous in various real materials. By proposing a proper second quantization for the non-Hermite Hamiltonian ... More

Topological Nature of the Phonon Hall EffectAug 03 2010Nov 25 2010We provide a topological understanding on phonon Hall effect in dielectrics with Raman spinphonon coupling. A general expression for phonon Hall conductivity is obtained in terms of the Berry curvature of band structures. We find a nonmonotonic behavior ... More

High-efficiency waveguide couplers via impedance-tunable transformation opticsAug 01 2014We design compact waveguide couplers via impedance-tunable transformation optics. By tuning impedance coefficients in the original space, two-dimensional metallic and dielectric waveguide couplers are designed with a high efficiency. Through tuning refractive ... More

Thermal transport across metal-insulator interface via electron-phonon interactionSep 12 2013The thermal transport across metal-insulator interface can be characterized by electron-phonon interaction through which an electron lead is coupled to a phonon lead if phonon-phonon coupling at the interface is very weak. We investigate the thermal conductance ... More

Reflectionless design of optical elements using impedance-tunable coordinate transformationDec 10 2013Feb 11 2014We report a new strategy to remove the reflections resulted from the finite embedded transformation-optical design by proposing an impedance-tunable coordinate transformation, on which the functions of impedance coefficients can be derived in the original ... More

Interfacial thermal transport in atomic junctionsJan 27 2011We study ballistic interfacial thermal transport across atomic junctions. Exact expressions for phonon transmission coefficients are derived for thermal transport in one-junction and two-junction chains, and verified by numerical calculation based on ... More

Topological phase transition based on the attractive Hubbard modelMar 30 2019We theoretically investigate the effect of an attractive on-site interaction on the two-band magnetic Dirac fermion model based on a square lattice system. When the attractive fermion interaction is taken into account by the mean-field approximation, ... More

Topological Magnon Insulator in Insulating FerromagnetOct 12 2012Apr 09 2013In the ferromagnetic insulator with Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction, we theoretically predict and numerically verify a topological magnon insulator, where the charge-free magnon is topologically protected to transport along the edge while it is insulating ... More

Composite Dirac SemimetalApr 12 2019Weak topological insulators and Dirac semimetals are gapped and nodal phases with distinct topological properties, respectively. Here, we propose a novel topological phase that exhibits features of both and is dubbed composite Dirac semimetal (CDSM). ... More

Nonlinearity enhanced interfacial thermal conductance and rectificationSep 12 2013We study the nonlinear interfacial thermal transport across atomic junctions by the quantum self-consistent mean field (QSCMF) theory based on nonequilibrium Green's function approach; the QSCMF theory we propose is very precise and matches well with ... More

Entanglement of single-photons and chiral phonons in atomically thin WSe$_2$Aug 29 2018Quantum entanglement is a fundamental phenomenon which, on the one hand, reveals deep connections between quantum mechanics, gravity and the space-time; on the other hand, has practical applications as a key resource in quantum information processing. ... More

Disjunctive Logic Programs versus Normal Logic ProgramsApr 02 2013This paper focuses on the expressive power of disjunctive and normal logic programs under the stable model semantics over finite, infinite, or arbitrary structures. A translation from disjunctive logic programs into normal logic programs is proposed and ... More

Hierarchical Bayesian Models with Factorization for Content-Based RecommendationDec 28 2014Most existing content-based filtering approaches learn user profiles independently without capturing the similarity among users. Bayesian hierarchical models \cite{Zhang:Efficient} learn user profiles jointly and have the advantage of being able to borrow ... More

Expressiveness of Logic Programs under General Stable Model SemanticsDec 02 2014The stable model semantics had been recently generalized to non-Herbrand structures by several works, which provides a unified framework and solid logical foundations for answer set programming. This paper focuses on the expressiveness of normal and disjunctive ... More

An Ordinal Bargaining Solution with Fixed-Point PropertyJan 15 2014Shapleys impossibility result indicates that the two-person bargaining problem has no non-trivial ordinal solution with the traditional game-theoretic bargaining model. Although the result is no longer true for bargaining problems with more than two agents, ... More

Rectifier Neural Network with a Dual-Pathway Architecture for Image DenoisingSep 10 2016Recently deep neural networks based on tanh activation function have shown their impressive power in image denoising. However, much training time is needed because of their very large size. In this letter, we propose a dual-pathway rectifier neural network ... More

The continuity method on minimal elliptic Kähler surfacesOct 25 2016We prove that, on a minimal elliptic K\"ahler surface of Kodaira dimension one, the continuity method introduced by La Nave and Tian in \cite{LT} starting from any initial K\"{a}hler metric converges in Gromov-Hausdorff topology to the metric completion ... More

Trajectory Optimization for Cellular-Connected UAV Under Outage Duration ConstraintJan 14 2019Enabling cellular access for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is a practically appealing solution to realize their high-quality communications with the ground for ensuring safe and efficient operations. In this paper, we study the trajectory design for ... More

A New Exact Worst-Case Linear Convergence Rate of the Proximal Gradient MethodFeb 25 2019In this note, we establish a new exact worst-case linear convergence rate of the proximal gradient method in terms of the proximal gradient norm, which complements the recent results in [1] and implies a refined descent lemma.descent lemma. Based on the ... More

MinJoin: Efficient Edit Similarity Joins via Local Hash MinimumsOct 20 2018In this paper we study edit similarity joins, in which we are given a set of strings and a threshold parameter K, and asked to find all pairs of strings whose edit distance are at most K. Edit similarity joins is a fundamental problem in query processing, ... More

Inequalities for Casorati curvatures of submanifolds in real space formsAug 21 2014Nov 11 2016By using T. Oprea's optimization methods on submanifolds, we give another proof of the inequalities relating the normalized $\delta-$Casorati curvature $\hat{\delta}_c(n-1)$ for submanifolds in real space forms. Also, inequalities relating the normalized ... More

Radio Map Based Path Planning for Cellular-Connected UAVMay 13 2019In this paper, we study the path planning for a cellular-connected unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to minimize its flying distance from given initial to final locations, while ensuring a target link quality in terms of the large-scale channel gain with ... More

An FFT-based algorithm for efficient computation of Green's functions for the Helmholtz and Maxwell's equations in periodic domainsJan 18 2018May 24 2018The integral equation method is widely used in numerical simulations of 2D/3D acoustic and electromagnetic scattering problems, which needs a large number of values of the Green's functions. A significant topic is the scattering problems in periodic domains, ... More

Repetitive cluster-tilted algebrasFeb 18 2009Jan 29 2013Let $H$ be a finite dimensional hereditary algebra over an algebraically closed field $k$ and $\mathscr{C}_{F^m}$ be the repetitive cluster category of $H$ with $m\geq 1$. We investigate the properties of cluster tilting objects in $\mathscr{C}_{F^m}$ ... More

Bound states for logarithmic Schrodinger equations with potentials unbounded belowMay 16 2019We study the existence and concentration behavior of the bound states for the following logarithmic Schr\"odinger equation \begin{equation*} \begin{cases} -\varepsilon^2\Delta v+V(x)v=v\log v^2 \ \ &\text {in}\ \ \mathbb R^N,\\ v(x)\to 0 \ \ &\text {as}\ ... More

GHZ transform (I): Bell transform and quantum teleportationJan 27 2014Jul 14 2016It is well-known that maximally entangled states such as the Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger (GHZ) states, with the Bell states as the simplest examples, are widely exploited in quantum information and computation. We study the application of such maximally ... More

SVM and ELM: Who Wins? Object Recognition with Deep Convolutional Features from ImageNetJun 08 2015Deep learning with a convolutional neural network (CNN) has been proved to be very effective in feature extraction and representation of images. For image classification problems, this work aim at finding which classifier is more competitive based on ... More

Approaching the Cramer-Rao Bound in Weak Lensing with PDF SymmetrizationJun 30 2016Weak lensing statistics is typically measured as weighted sum of shear estimators or their products (shear-shear correlation). The weighting schemes are designed in the hope of minimizing the statistical error without introducing systematic errors. It ... More

A novel integral equation for scattering by locally rough surfaces and application to the inverse problemFeb 01 2013This paper is concerned with the direct and inverse acoustic or electromagnetic scattering problems by a locally perturbed, perfectly reflecting, infinite plane (which is called a locally rough surface in this paper). We propose a novel integral equation ... More

Pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls, Part I: The case of convex control constraintSep 09 2014This paper is the first part of our series work to establish pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls. In this part, both drift and diffusion terms may contain the control variable but the control region is assumed to ... More

Symmetry analysis for time-fractional convection-diffusion equationDec 04 2015Dec 08 2015The time-fractional convection-diffusion equation is performed by Lie symmetry analysis method which involves the Riemann-Liouville time-fractional derivative of the order $\alpha\in(0,2)$. In eight cases, the symmetries are obtained and similarity reductions ... More

The Discovery of Mutated Driver Pathways in Cancer: Models and AlgorithmsApr 05 2016The pathogenesis of cancer in human is still poorly understood. With the rapid development of high-throughput sequencing technologies, huge volumes of cancer genomics data have been generated. Deciphering those data poses great opportunities and challenges ... More

Recovering scattering obstacles by multi-frequency phaseless far-field dataOct 19 2016It is well known that the modulus of the far-field pattern (or phaseless far-field pattern) is invariant under translations of the scattering obstacle if only one plane wave is used as the incident field, so the shape but not the location of the obstacle ... More

The continuity method on Fano bundlesDec 05 2016We prove that the continuity method on a Fano bundle starting from a suitable K\"ahler metric converges to a K\"ahler metric on the base in Gromov-Hausdorff topology.

On Hom-Lie antialgebraJan 10 2019In this paper, we introduced the notion of Hom-Lie antialgebras.The representations and cohomology theory of Hom-Lie antialgebras are investigated. We prove that the equivalent classes of abelian extensions of Hom-Lie antialgeras are in one-to-one correspondence ... More

Gravitational clustering of cosmic relic neutrinos in the Milky WayDec 04 2017May 09 2018The standard model of cosmology predicts the existence of cosmic neutrino background in the present Universe. To detect cosmic relic neutrinos in the vicinity of the Earth, it is necessary to evaluate the gravitational clustering effects on relic neutrinos ... More

Subalgebras and finitistic dimensions of Artin algebrasJul 21 2011Let $A$ be an Artin algebra. We investigate subalgebras of $A$ with certain conditions and obtain some classes of algebras whose finitistic dimensions are finite.

EmbedJoin: Efficient Edit Similarity Joins via EmbeddingsFeb 01 2017Oct 06 2017We study the problem of edit similarity joins, where given a set of strings and a threshold value $K$, we want to output all pairs of strings whose edit distances are at most $K$. Edit similarity join is a fundamental problem in data cleaning/integration, ... More

Confinement-induced Resonances in Quasi-one-dimensional Traps with Transverse AnisotropyDec 23 2010We study atom-atom scattering in quasi-one-dimensional geometries with transverse anisotropy. By assuming an s-wave pseudo-potential of contact interaction, we show that the system would exhibit a single confinement-induced resonance, where the scattering ... More

A New Exact Worst-Case Linear Convergence Rate of the Proximal Gradient MethodFeb 25 2019Mar 12 2019In this note, we establish a new exact worst-case linear convergence rate of the proximal gradient method in terms of the proximal gradient norm, which complements the recent results in [1] and implies a refined descent lemma.descent lemma. Based on the ... More

A potential scenario for the Majorana neutrino detection at future lepton collidersMay 24 2018Oct 21 2018The existence of Majorana neutrinos must lead to lepton-number violating processes, and the Majorana nature of neutrinos can only be experimentally verified via lepton-number violating processes. We propose a new approach to search for Majorana neutrinos ... More

Quantum coin flipping secure against channel noisesMay 27 2015So far, most of existed single-shot quantum coin flipping(QCF) protocols failed in a noisy quantum channel. Here, we present a nested-structured framework that makes it possible to achieve partially noise-tolerant QCF, due to that there is a trade-off ... More

Pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls, Part II: The general caseSep 26 2015Oct 19 2015This paper is the second part of our series of work to establish pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls. In this part, we consider the general cases, i.e., the control region is allowed to be nonconvex, and the control ... More

Cusp-shaped structure of a jet observed by IRIS and SDONov 15 2016On 29 August 2014, the trigger and evolution of a cusp-shaped jet were captured in detail at 1330 {\AA} by the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph.At first, two neighboring mini-prominences arose in turn from low solar atmosphere and collided with a ... More

Pixel-wise Regression: 3D Hand Pose Estimation via Spatial-form Representation and Differentiable DecoderMay 06 20193D Hand pose estimation from a single depth image is an essential topic in computer vision and human-computer interaction. Although the rising of deep learning method boosts the accuracy a lot, the problem is still hard to solve due to the complex structure ... More

Crossed modules for Hom-Lie antialgebrasMar 21 2019In this paper, we introduced the concept of crossed module for Hom-Lie antialgebras. It is proved that the category of crossed modules for Hom-Lie antialgebras and the category of $Cat^1$-Hom-Lie antialgebras are equivalent to each other. The relationship ... More

Crossed modules for Hom-Lie antialgebrasMar 21 2019Apr 03 2019In this paper, we introduced the concept of crossed module for Hom-Lie antialgebras. It is proved that the category of crossed modules for Hom-Lie antialgebras and the category of $Cat^1$-Hom-Lie antialgebras are equivalent to each other. The relationship ... More

MinJoin: Efficient Edit Similarity Joins via Local Hash MinimaOct 20 2018May 29 2019We study the problem of computing similarity joins under edit distance on a set of strings. Edit similarity joins is a fundamental problem in databases, data mining and bioinformatics. It finds important applications in data cleaning and integration, ... More

Trajectory Design for Cellular-Connected UAV Under Outage Duration ConstraintJan 14 2019Mar 14 2019In this paper, we study the trajectory design for a cellular-connected unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with given initial and final locations, while communicating with the ground base stations (GBSs) along its flight. We consider delay-limited communications ... More

Computing Skylines on Distributed DataNov 01 2016In this paper we study skyline queries in the distributed computational model, where we have $s$ remote sites and a central coordinator (the query node); each site holds a piece of data, and the coordinator wants to compute the skyline of the union of ... More

Repeating FRB 121102 : Eight-year Fermi-LAT Upper Limits and ImplicationsMay 11 2017May 29 2017The repeating fast radio burst (FRB) source that produced FRB 121102 was recently localized in a star forming galaxy at $z=0.193$, which is associated with an extended radio source at the burst location. One possibility is that the repeating FRBs are ... More

Fast imaging of scattering obstacles from phaseless far-field measurements at a fixed frequencyMay 23 2018This paper is concerned with the inverse obstacle scattering problem with phaseless far-field data at a fixed frequency. The main difficulty of this problem is the so-called translation invariance property of the modulus of the far-field pattern or the ... More

Minimality of a Kind of Pseudo-Umbilical Totally Real Submanifolds in Non-Flat Complex Space FormsDec 27 2015In this paper, by studying the position of umbilical normal vectors in the normal bundle, we prove that pseudo-umbilical totally real submanifolds with flat normal connection in non-flat complex space forms must be minimal.

Double Bicrosssum of Braided Lie algebrasJan 08 2007Jan 12 2007The condition for double bicrosssum to be a braided Lie bialgebra is given. The result generalizes quantum double, bicrosssum, bicrosscosum, bisum. The quantum double of braided Lie bialgebras is constructed. The relation between double crosssum of Lie ... More

Sequential Sampling for CGMY Processes via Decomposition of their Time ChangesAug 01 2017Aug 22 2018We present a new and easy-to-implement sequential sampling method for CGMY processes with either finite or infinite variation, exploiting the time change representation of the CGMY model and a decomposition of its time change. We find that the time change ... More

Renormalized solutions for the fractional p(x)-Laplacian equation with L^1 dataAug 15 2017In this paper, we prove the existence and uniqueness of nonnegative renormalized solutions for the fractional p(x)-Laplacian problem with L1 data. Our results are new even in the constant exponent fractional p-Laplacian equation case.

Long time well-posdness of Prandtl system with small and analytic initial dataSep 05 2014In this paper, we investigate the long time existence and uniqueness of small solution to $d,$ for $d=2,3,$ dimensional Prandtl system with small initial data which is analytic in the horizontal variables. In particular, we prove that $d$ dimensional ... More

Global well-posedness of 3-D inhomogeneous Navier-Stokes equations with ill-prepared initial dataSep 05 2014In this paper, we investigate the global well-posedness of 3-D incompressible inhomogeneous Navier-Stokes equations with ill-prepared large initial data which are slowly varying in one space variable, that is, initial data of the form $\bigl(1+\e^{\be}a_0(x_{\rm ... More

Inequalities for Casorati curvatures of submanifolds in real space formsAug 21 2014Jun 15 2015By using T. Oprea's optimization methods on submanifolds, we give another proof of the inequalities relating the normalized $\delta-$Casorati curvature $\hat{\delta}_c(n-1)$ for submanifolds in real space forms. Also, inequalities relating the normalized ... More

A Newton method for simultaneous reconstruction of an interface and a buried obstacle from far-field dataNov 23 2012This paper is concerned with the inverse problem of scattering of time-harmonic acoustic waves from a penetrable and buried obstacles. By introducing a related transmission scattering problem, a Newton iteration method is proposed to simultaneously reconstruct ... More

Spatial-Spectral Boosting Analysis for Stroke Patients' Motor Imagery EEG in Rehabilitation TrainingOct 23 2013Current studies about motor imagery based rehabilitation training systems for stroke subjects lack an appropriate analytic method, which can achieve a considerable classification accuracy, at the same time detects gradual changes of imagery patterns during ... More

Some results on pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controlsMay 28 2014The purpose of this paper is to derive some pointwise second-order necessary conditions for stochastic optimal controls in the general case that the control variable enters into both the drift and the diffusion terms. When the control region is convex, ... More

Molecular dynamics studies on the NMR and X-ray structures of rabbit prion protein wild-type and mutantsApr 29 2013Aug 26 2013Prion diseases are invariably fatal and highly infectious neurodegenerative diseases that affect a wide variety of mammalian species such as sheep, goats, mice, humans, chimpanzees, hamsters, cattle, elks, deer, minks, cats, chicken, pigs, turtles, etc. ... More

Visual Understanding via Multi-Feature Shared Learning with Global ConsistencyMay 20 2015Sep 09 2015Image/video data is usually represented with multiple visual features. Fusion of multi-source information for establishing the attributes has been widely recognized. Multi-feature visual recognition has recently received much attention in multimedia applications. ... More

Evolutionary Cost-sensitive Extreme Learning MachineMay 17 2015Sep 22 2016Conventional extreme learning machines solve a Moore-Penrose generalized inverse of hidden layer activated matrix and analytically determine the output weights to achieve generalized performance, by assuming the same loss from different types of misclassification. ... More

Robust Visual Knowledge Transfer via EDAMay 17 2015Aug 09 2016We address the problem of visual knowledge adaptation by leveraging labeled patterns from source domain and a very limited number of labeled instances in target domain to learn a robust classifier for visual categorization. This paper proposes a new extreme ... More

An Improved Cooperative Repair Scheme for Reed-Solomon CodesJan 10 2019Dau et al. recently extend Guruswami and Wootters' scheme (STOC'2016) to cooperatively repair two or three erasures in Reed-Solomon (RS) codes. However, their scheme restricts to either the case that the characteristic of $F$ divides the extension degree ... More

Scalar MSCR Codes via the Product Matrix ConstructionOct 10 2018An $(n,k,d)$ cooperative regenerating code provides the optimal-bandwidth repair for any $t~(t\!>\!1)$ node failures in a cooperative way. In particular, an MSCR (minimum storage cooperative regenerating) code retains the same storage overhead as an $(n,k)$ ... More

Constructing entire functions with non-locally connected Julia set by quasiconformal surgeryJul 18 2017Jun 01 2018We give an alternative way to construct an entire function with quasiconformal surgery so that all its Fatou components are quasi-circles but the Julia set is non-locally connected.

Quantum Limited DPSK Receivers with Optical Mach-Zehnder Interferometer DemodulationOct 12 2004We present an analysis of quantum-limited DPSK receivers with optical Mach-Zehnder interferometer (MZI) demodulation. It is shown for the first time that the quantum limits for DPSK/MZI receivers with single-port and balanced detections exactly differ ... More

On Hom-Lie antialgebraJan 10 2019Apr 03 2019In this paper, we introduced the notion of Hom-Lie antialgebras.The representations and cohomology theory of Hom-Lie antialgebras are investigated. We prove that the equivalent classes of abelian extensions of Hom-Lie antialgeras are in one-to-one correspondence ... More

Effective Hamiltonians for quasi-one-dimensional Fermi gases with spin-orbit couplingAug 21 2013We derive one-dimensional effective Hamiltonians for spin-orbit coupled Fermi gases confined in quasi-one-dimensional trapping potentials. For energy regime around the two-body bound state energy, the effective Hamiltonian takes a two-channel form, where ... More

Flux-approximation limits of solutions to the Brio system with two independent parametersJan 05 2019By the flux-approximation method, we study limits of Riemann solutions to the Brio system with two independent parameters. The Riemann problem of the perturbed system is solved analytically, and four kinds of solutions are obtained constructively. It ... More

Photonic quadrupole topological phases in zero-dimensional cavity with synthetic dimensionsJun 07 2019Quadrupole topological insulator, which supports robust corner states, has been recently demonstrated in two-dimensional (2D) spatial lattices. Here, we design the first photonic quadrupole topological insulator in fully synthetic spaces with the utilization ... More

ABS: an Analytical method of Blind Separation of CMB B-mode from foregroundsAug 12 2016Sep 19 2016Extracting CMB B-mode polarization from complicated foregrounds is a challenging task in searching for inflationary gravitational waves. We propose an analytical solution to the B-mode power spectrum measurement directly from post-processing the cross ... More

Interatomic collisions in two-dimensional and quasi-two-dimensional confinements with spin-orbit couplingMar 03 2012Oct 28 2012We investigate the low-energy scattering and bound states of two two-component fermionic atoms in pure two-dimensional (2D) and quasi-2D confinements with Rashba spin-orbit coupling (SOC). We find that the SOC qualitatively changes the behavior of the ... More

ABS: an Analytical method of Blind Separation of CMB from foregroundsAug 12 2016Jan 08 2019Extracting CMB B-mode polarization from complicated foregrounds is a challenging task in searching for inflationary gravitational waves. We propose the ABS method as a blind and analytical solution to this problem. It applies to the measured cross bandpower ... More

Higgs bundles over non-compact Gauduchon manifoldsApr 24 2018In this paper, we prove a generalized Donaldson-Uhlenbeck-Yau theorem on Higgs bundles over a class of non-compact Gauduchon manifolds.

Domain Adaptation Extreme Learning Machines for Drift Compensation in E-nose SystemsMay 24 2015This paper addresses an important issue, known as sensor drift that behaves a nonlinear dynamic property in electronic nose (E-nose), from the viewpoint of machine learning. Traditional methods for drift compensation are laborious and costly due to the ... More

Gamma-Ray Burst Prompt Emission Light Curves and Power Density Spectra in the ICMART ModelDec 30 2013Feb 27 2014In this paper, we simulate the prompt emission light curves of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) within the framework of the Internal-Collision-induced MAgnetic Reconnection and Turbulence (ICMART) model. This model applies to GRBs with a moderately-high magnetization ... More

Quantum optomechanical straight-twin engineOct 06 2016We propose a scheme to realize a quantum polariton heat engine in a hybrid microwave-opto-mechanical system. The engine transfers the heat obtained from the effective temperature difference between the microwave and optical cavity fields to the work extracted ... More

Imaging of locally rough surfaces from intensity-only far-field or near-field dataOct 19 2016This paper is concerned with a nonlinear imaging problem, which aims to reconstruct a locally perturbed, perfectly reflecting, infinite plane from intensity-only (or phaseless) far-field or near-field data. A recursive Newton iteration algorithm in frequencies ... More

Quantum teleportation and Birman-Murakami-Wenzl algebraJul 06 2016In this paper, we investigate the relationship of quantum teleportation in quantum information science and the Birman-Murakami-Wenzl (BMW) algebra in low-dimensional topology. For simplicity, we focus on the two spin-1/2 representation of the BMW algebra, ... More

Large-Scale Pedestrian Retrieval CompetitionMar 06 2019The Large-Scale Pedestrian Retrieval Competition (LSPRC) mainly focuses on person retrieval which is an important end application in intelligent vision system of surveillance. Person retrieval aims at searching the interested target with specific visual ... More

Observability of Boolean control networks: A unified approach based on the theories of finite automataMay 27 2014Dec 09 2015The problem on how to determine the observability of Boolean control networks (BCNs) has been open for five years already. In this paper, we propose a unified approach to determine all the four types of observability of BCNs in the literature. We define ... More

Control of Spin-Exchange Interaction between Alkali-Earth Atoms via Confinement-Induced Resonances in a Quasi 1+0 Dimensional SystemApr 10 2018Aug 22 2018A nuclear-spin exchange interaction exists between two ultracold fermionic alkali-earth (like) atoms in the electronic $^{1}{\rm S}_{0}$ state ($g$-state) and $^{3}{\rm P}_{0}$ state ($e$-state), and is an essential ingredient for the quantum simulation ... More

A note on the Hitchin-Thorpe inequality and Ricci flow on 4-manifoldsMar 14 2009Mar 06 2011In this short paper, we prove a Hitchin-Thorpe type inequality for closed 4-manifolds with non-positive Yamabe invariant, and admitting long time solutions of the normalized Ricci flow equation with bounded scalar curvature.

Vapor Compression Cycle Control for Automotive Air Conditioning Systems with a Linear Parameter Varying ApproachJan 13 2017Nov 29 2018This paper investigates an output tracking problem for the vapor compression cycle in automotive Air Conditioning (A/C) systems using Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) techniques. Stemming from a recently developed first-principle A/C model, Jacobian linearization ... More

Improved stability for analytic quasi-convex nearly integrable systems and optimal speed of Arnold diffusionJan 21 2017We improve the global Nekhoroshev stability for analytic quasi-convex nearly integrable Hamiltonian systems. The new stability result is optimal, as it matches the fastest speed of Arnold diffusion.

Chaotic transitions of optomechanical resonator modified by the quadratic couplingFeb 06 2016A parametric modification of the dynamical transition from steady-state to limit circles and to chaos by the quadratic coupling in optomechanical system is investigated. Under a weak pumping field, the mechanical resonator damps to a steady state with ... More

Polar optical phonon states and their dispersive spectra of a wurtzite nitride superlattice with complex bases: transfer-matrix methodJun 25 2011Based on the dielectric continuum model and transfer-matrix method, the completing polar optical phonon states in a wurtzite GaN-based superlattice (SLs) with arbitrary-layer complex bases are investigated. It is proved that $2^n$ types of phonon modes ... More