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Perturbative Algebraic Quantum Field Theory on Quantum Spacetime: Adiabatic and Ultraviolet ConvergenceJun 13 2019The quantum structure of Spacetime at the Planck scale suggests the use, in defining interactions between fields, of the Quantum Wick product. The resulting theory is ultraviolet finite, but subject to an adiabatic cutoff in time which seems difficult ... More
Three loop heavy quark form factors and their asymptotic behaviorJun 13 2019A summary of the calculation of the color-planar and complete light quark contributions to the massive three-loop form factors is presented. Here a novel calculation method for the Feynman integrals is used, solving general uni-variate first order factorizable ... More
Perturbative analysis of the colored Alexander polynomial and KP soliton $τ$-functionsJun 13 2019In this paper we elaborate on the statement given in arXiv:1805.02761. Mainly, we study the relation between the colored Alexander polynomial and the famous KP hierarchy. We explain and prove this relation by exploring the fact that the dispersion equations ... More
An Axion-Like Particle from an $SO(10)$ Seesaw with $U(1)_{B-L}$Jun 13 2019We investigate the decoupling of heavy right handed neutrinos in the context of an SO(10) GUT model, where a remnant anomalous symmetry is $U(1)_{B-L}$. In this model the see-saw mechanism which generates the neutrino masses is intertwined with the Stueckelberg ... More
Paleo-Detectors for Galactic Supernova NeutrinosJun 13 2019Paleo-detectors are a proposed experimental technique in which one would search for traces of recoiling nuclei in ancient minerals. Natural minerals on Earth are as old as $\mathcal{O}(1)$ Gyr and, in many minerals, the damage tracks left by recoiling ... More
Pure Spinor String and Generalized GeometryJun 13 2019We consider the pure spinor sigma model in an arbitrary curved background. The use of Hamiltonian formalism allows for a uniform description of the worldsheet fields where matter and ghosts enter the action on the same footing. This approach naturally ... More
A comparative study between ESSnuSB and T2HK in determining the leptonic CP phaseJun 13 2019In this paper, we perform a comparative analysis between the future proposed long-baseline experiments ESSnuSB and T2HK in measuring the leptonic CP phase $\delta_{\rm CP}$. In particular, we study the effect of the neutrino mass ordering degeneracy and ... More
A Tip for Landscape Riders: Multi-Field Inflation Can Fulfill the Swampland Distance ConjectureJun 13 2019We study how both the swampland distance conjecture and the Lyth bound affect the parameter space of multi-field models of inflation. A generic feature of multi-field inflation is that the geodesic distance $\left[\Delta\phi\right]_\text{G}$ separating ... More
Precision measurement of atomic isotope shifts using a two-isotope entangled stateJun 13 2019Atomic isotope shifts (ISs) are the isotope-dependent energy differences in the atomic electron energy levels. These shifts serve an important role in atomic and nuclear physics, and particularly in the latter as signatures of nuclear structure. Recently ... More
Chromopolarizability of bottomonium from the $Υ(2S,3S,4S) \to Υ(1S,2S)ππ$ transitionsJun 13 2019We systemically study the dipion transitions $\Upsilon(2S,3S,4S) \to \Upsilon(1S,2S)\pi\pi$. We consider the mechanisms of the hadronization of soft gluons, the two bottomoniumlike states $Z_b(10610)$ and $Z_b(10650)$ exchanges, and the bottom meson loops. ... More
Static Spherically Symmetric Einstein-aether models: Integrability and the Modified Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff approachJun 13 2019We study the evolution of the dynamics and the existence of analytic solutions for the field equations in the Einstein-aether theory for a static spherically symmetric spacetime. In particular, we investigate if the gravitational field equations in the ... More
Goldstone bosons in different PT-regimes of non-Hermitian scalar quantum field theoriesJun 13 2019We study the interplay between spontaneously breaking global continuous and discrete antilinear symmetries in a newly proposed general class of non-Hermitian quantum field theories containing a mixture of complex and real scalar fields. We analyse the ... More
Robust model comparison tests of DAMA/LIBRA annual modulationJun 13 2019We evaluate the statistical significance of the DAMA/LIBRA claims for annual modulation using three independent model comparison techniques, viz frequentist, information theory, and Bayesian analysis. We fit the data from the DAMA/LIBRA experiment to ... More
Cosmological perfect fluids in Gauss-Bonnet gravityJun 13 2019In an $n$-dimensional Friedmann-Robertson-Walker metric, it is rigorously shown that any smooth theory of gravity $f(R,{\cal G})$, where $R$ is the curvature scalar and $\cal G$ is the Gauss-Bonnet topological invariant, can be associated to a perfect-fluid ... More
Towards Gaussian states for loop quantum gravityJun 13 2019An important challenge in loop quantum gravity is to find semiclassical states - states that are as close to classical as quantum theory allows. This is difficult because the states in the Hilbert space used in LQG are excitations over a vacuum in which ... More
A comparative study of the $S_1$ and $U_1$ leptoquark effects at IceCubeJun 13 2019We study the phenomenology of two leptoquarks, the Standard Model $SU(2)$ singlets $S_1$ and $U_1$, with regard to the latest experimental data from the IceCube Collaboration. We consider a scenario when scalar (vector) leptoquark $S_1$ ($U_1$) couples ... More
Polarization of tau in quasielastic (anti)neutrino scattering: the role of spectral functionsJun 13 2019We present a study of the $\tau$ polarization in charged-current quasielastic (anti)neutrino-nucleus scattering. The spectral function formalism is used to compute the differential cross section and the polarization components for several kinematical ... More
Triplet Leptogenesis, Type-II Seesaw Dominance, Intrinsic Dark Matter, Vacuum Stability and Proton Decay in Minimal SO(10) BreakingsJun 13 2019We implement type-II seesaw dominance for neutrino mass and baryogenesis through heavy scalar triplet leptogenesis in a class of minimal non-supersymmetric SO(10) models where matter parity as stabilising discrete symmetry as well as WIMP dark matter ... More
Next-to-leading order QCD corrections for single top-quark production in association with two jetsJun 13 2019In this article we calculate the next-to-leading order (NLO) QCD corrections for single on-shell top-quark production in association with two jets at proton-proton colliders. The tW channel is assumed to be measured independently. The QCD corrections ... More
$\bar{K}Λ$ molecular explanation to the newly observed $Ξ(1620)^0$Jun 13 2019The newly observed $\Xi(1620)^0$ by the Belle Collaboration inspires our interest in performing a systematic study on the interaction of an anti-strange meson $(\bar{K}^{(*)})$ with a strange or doubly strange ground octet baryon $\mathcal{B}$ ($\Lambda$, ... More
Study of jet-medium interactions using jet shape observables in heavy ion collisions at LHC energies with JEWELJun 13 2019Based on a pQCD inspired dynamical model of jet-medium interactions, Jewel, we have studied possible modifications to inclusive jet yields and a set of jet shape observables, namely, the fragmentation functions and radial momentum distributions when jets ... More
Entanglement after Quantum Quenches in Lifshitz Scalar TheoriesJun 13 2019We study the time evolution of the entanglement entropy after quantum quenches in Lifshitz free scalar theories, with the dynamical exponent $z>1$, by using the correlator method. For quantum quenches we consider two types of time-dependent mass functions: ... More
Emergent Gauge Symmetries and Quantum OperationsJun 13 2019The algebraic approach to quantum physics emphasizes the role played by the structure of the algebra of observables and its relation to the space of states. An important feature of this point of view is that subsystems can be described by subalgebras, ... More
Eikonal quasinormal modes of black holes beyond General RelativityJun 13 2019Much of our physical intuition about black hole quasinormal modes in General Relativity comes from the eikonal/geometric optics approximation. According to the well-established eikonal model, the fundamental quasinormal mode represents wavepackets orbiting ... More
Theoretical uncertainties for electroweak and Higgs-boson precision measurements at FCC-eeJun 12 2019Due to the high anticipated experimental precision at the Future Circular Collider FCC-ee (or other proposed $e^+e^-$ colliders, such as ILC, CLIC, or CEPC) for electroweak and Higgs-boson precision measurements, theoretical uncertainties may have, if ... More
Dynamical Friction in Interacting Relativistic SystemsJun 12 2019We study dynamical friction in interacting relativistic systems with arbitrary mean free paths and medium constituent masses. Our novel framework recovers the known limits of ideal gas and ideal fluid when the mean free path goes to infinity or zero, ... More
Can Life Exist in 2 + 1 Dimensions?Jun 12 2019There are anthropic reasons to suspect that life in more than three spatial dimensions is not possible, and if the same could be said of fewer than three, then one would have an anthropic argument for why we experience precisely three large spatial dimensions. ... More
Towards the nucleon hadronic tensor from lattice QCDJun 12 2019We present the first calculation of the hadronic tensor on the lattice for the nucleon. The hadronic tensor can be used to extract the structure functions in deep inelastic scatterings and also provide information for the neutrino-nucleon scattering which ... More
Calculations for deep inelastic scattering using fast interpolation grid techniques at NNLO in QCD and the extraction of $α_s$ from HERA dataJun 12 2019The extension of interpolation-grid frameworks for perturbative QCD calculations at next-to-next-to-leading order (NNLO) is presented for deep inelastic scattering (DIS) processes. A fast and flexible evaluation of higher-order predictions for any a posteriori ... More
Primordial dark matter halos from fifth-forcesJun 12 2019We argue that primordial dark matter halos could be generated during radiation domination by long range attractive forces stronger than gravity. In this paper we derive the conditions under which these structures could dominate the dark matter content ... More
Constraining the SMEFT with Bayesian reweightingJun 12 2019We illustrate how Bayesian reweighting can be used to incorporate the constraints provided by new measurements into a global Monte Carlo analysis of the Standard Model Effective Field Theory (SMEFT). This method, extensively applied to study the impact ... More
Probing a Scalar Singlet-Catalyzed Electroweak Phase Transition with Resonant Di-Higgs Production in the $4b$ ChannelJun 12 2019We investigate the prospective reach of the 14 TeV HL-LHC for resonant production of a heavy Higgs boson that decays to two SM-like Higgs bosons in the $4b$ final state in the scalar singlet extended Standard Model. We focus on the reach for choices of ... More
Nambu-Goldstone Affleck-Dine BaryogenesisJun 12 2019The Affleck-Dine mechanism creates the baryon asymmetry of the universe from an angular motion of a complex scalar field. The mechanism is efficient and allows for a low reheating temperature of the universe if the scalar field has a flat potential along ... More
Dark matter and flavor changing in the flipped 3-3-1 modelJun 12 2019The flipped 3-3-1 model discriminates lepton families instead of the quark ones in normal sense, where the left-handed leptons are in two triplets plus one sextet while the left-handed quarks are in antitriplets, under $SU(3)_L$. We investigate a minimal ... More
Post-Minkowskian Hamiltonians in Modified Theories of GravityJun 12 2019The aim of this note is to describe the computation of post-Minkwoskian Hamiltonians in modified theories of gravity. Exploiting a recent relation between amplitudes of massive scalars and Hamiltonians for relativistic point-particles, we define a post-Minkowskian ... More
Galactic rotation curves in Einstein's conformal gravityJun 12 2019We show quantitatively that an exact solution of Einstein's conformal gravity can explain very well the galactic rotation curves for a sample of 104 galaxies without need for dark matter or other exotic modification of gravity. The metric is an overall ... More
A phase of confined electroweak force in the early UniverseJun 12 2019We consider a modified cosmological history in which the presence of beyond-the-Standard-Model physics causes the weak gauge sector, $\mathrm{SU}(2)_L$, to confine before it is Higgsed. Under the assumption of chiral symmetry breaking, quark and lepton ... More
Transport anomalies near the QCD phase transition at finite densityJun 12 2019We show that at finite density pressure-pressure and current-current correlators exhibit divergences at $T_c$ owing to the fluctuations of the diquark field. Specifically, this leads to a significant excess of the soft photon production rate near $T_c$. ... More
Asymmetric shockwave collisions in $\text{AdS}_{5}$Jun 12 2019Collisions of asymmetric planar shocks in maximally supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory are studied via their dual gravitational formulation in asymptotically anti-de Sitter spacetime. The post-collision hydrodynamic flow is found to be very well described ... More
On the equivalence between the continuum threshold and the Polyakov loop as deconfinement order parametersJun 12 2019Using vector and axial-vector correlators within finite energy sum rules with inputs from a quiral quark model, coupled to the Polyakov loop, with nonlocal vector interactions, we extend our previous work to confirm the equivalence between the continuum ... More
Partner formula for an arbitrary moving mirror in $1+1$ dimensionJun 12 2019In the information loss problem in black hole evaporation, investigation of the purification partner of a Hawking particle is crucial. It is a well-known fact that 3+1 dimensional spherically symmetric gravitational collapse can be approximately described ... More
Strong Chaos of Fast Scrambling Yields Order: Emergence of Decoupled Quantum Information CapsulesJun 12 2019The information loss problem in black hole evaporation is one of fundamental issues. Its resolution requires more profound understanding of information storage mechanism in quantum systems. In this Letter, we argue that when multiple unknown parameters ... More
Possible Molecular States Composed of Doubly Charmed Baryons with Couple-channel EffectJun 12 2019We systematically investigate the possible molecular states composed of (1) two spin-$\frac{3}{2}$ doubly charmed baryons, and (2) a pair of spin-$\frac{3}{2}$ and spin-$\frac{1}{2}$ doubly charmed baryons. The one-boson-exchange (OBE) model is used to ... More
Coordinate independent approach to the calculation of the effects of local structure on the luminosity distanceJun 12 2019Local structure can have important effects on luminosity distance observations, which could for example affect the local estimation of the Hubble constant based on low red-shift type Ia supernovae. Using a spherically symmetric exact solution of the Eistein's ... More
Geometric approach to quantum theoryJun 12 2019We formulate quantum theory taking as a starting point the cone of states.
Top FCNC interactions through dimension six four-fermion operators at the electron proton colliderJun 12 2019We investigate the flavour changing neutral currents (FCNC) generated by dimension six four-fermion operators at the Large Hadron-Electron Collider (LHeC) proposed at CERN in an effective approach. This is performed by monte carlo analysis at the full ... More
Double spin asymmetry in dihadron production in SIDIS off the longitudinally polarized nucleon targetJun 12 2019In this paper we study the double longitudinal spin asymmetry of dihadron production in semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering (SIDIS). We calculate a unknown twist-3 dihadron fragmentation function $\widetilde{D}^\sphericalangle$ within a spectator ... More
Double quarkonium hadroproduction as a probe of gluon Sivers functionJun 12 2019The prediction of single spin asymmetry (SSA) in double $\rm J/\psi$ production in proton-proton collision is given out within the framework of non-relativistic QCD, using the recently obtained best fit parameters for the gluon Sivers function extracted ... More
Probing the Sivers asymmetries through $\rm J/ψ$ photoproduction in $\rm p^\uparrow p$ collision with forward proton taggingJun 12 2019In this paper we probe the Sivers asymmetries through $\rm J/\psi$ photoproduction in $\rm p^\uparrow p$ collision within the non-relativistic QCD framework, based on color octet model and the Transverse Momentum Dependent Parton Distributions (TMDs). ... More
Photoproduction of $\rm J/ψ$ with forward hadron tagging in hadronic collisionsJun 12 2019We study the photoproduction of $\rm J/\psi$ using the NRQCD formalism with forward hadron tagging at the Large Hadron Collider. We estimate the total cross sections and event rates with and without nuclear shadowing effects in high energy proton-proton, ... More
Primordial Extremal Black Holes as Dark MatterJun 11 2019We show that primordial (nearly) extremal black holes with a wide range of masses from the Planck scale to around $10^9$ g could be cosmologically stable and explain dark matter, given a dark electromagnetism and a heavy dark electron. For individual ... More
On the quantum Geroch groupJun 11 2019The Geroch group is an infinite dimensional transitive group of symmetries of cylindrically symmetric gravitational waves which acts by non-canonical transformations on the phase space of these waves. The unique Poisson bracket on the Geroch group which ... More
Moments of angular distribution and beam asymmetries in $ηπ^0$ photoproduction at GlueXJun 11 2019In the search for exotic mesons, the GlueX collaboration will soon extract moments of the $\eta\pi^0$ angular distribution. In the perspective of these results, we generalize the formalism of moment extraction to the case in which the two mesons are produced ... More
Generalized Proca and its Constraint AlgebraJun 11 2019We reconsider the construction of general derivative self-interactions for a massive Proca field. The constructed Lagrangian is such that the vector field propagates at most three degrees of freedom, thus avoiding the ghostly nature of a fourth polarisation. ... More
New Physics Probes: Atomic Parity Violation, Polarized Electron Scattering and Neutrino-Nucleus Coherent ScatteringJun 11 2019Atomic Parity Violation (APV) is usually quantified in terms of the weak nuclear charge $Q_W$ of a nucleus, which depends on the coupling strength between the atomic electrons and quarks. In this work, we review the importance of APV to probing new physics ... More
Constraining primordial black hole masses with the isotropic gamma ray backgroundJun 11 2019Primordial black holes can represent all or most of the dark matter in the window $10^{17}-10^{22}\,$g. Here we present an extension of the constraints on PBHs of masses $10^{13}-10^{18}\,$g arising from the isotropic diffuse gamma ray background. Primordial ... More
R-Parity Violating Supersymmetry and the 125 GeV Higgs signalsJun 11 2019We study the impact of R-parity violating Supersymmetry (RPV SUSY) on the 125 GeV Higgs production and decay modes at the LHC. We assume a heavy SUSY spectrum with multi-TeV squarks and SU(2) scalar singlets as well as the decoupling limit in the SUSY ... More
B-mode TargetsJun 11 2019The CMB-S4 Science Book, Astro2020 Science White Paper on gravitational waves, and PICO report contain an extensive discussion of many ongoing and planned efforts in the search for gravitational waved produced by inflation. Here we give a short executive ... More
A Monte-Carlo Simulation of Double Parton ScatteringJun 11 2019In this work, a new Monte-Carlo simulation of double parton scattering (DPS) at parton level is presented. The simulation is based on the QCD framework developed recently by M. Diehl, J. R. Gaunt and K. Sch\"{o}nwald. With this framework, the dynamics ... More
Study of spin-spin correlations between quark and a spin-$\frac{1}{2}$ particleJun 11 2019We study the correlation between the fermion composite system and quark spins by using the light-cone quark-diquark model. We do the calculations for $u$-quark and $d$-quark in the fermion system by considering the different polarization configrations ... More
Constraints on 3- and 4-loop $β$-functions in a general four-dimensional Quantum Field TheoryJun 11 2019Jun 12 2019The $ \beta $-functions of marginal couplings are known to be closely related to the $ A $-function through Osborn's equation, derived using the local renormalization group. It is possible to derive strong constraints on the $\beta$-functions by parametrizing ... More
Constraints on 3- and 4-loop $β$-functions in a general four-dimensional Quantum Field TheoryJun 11 2019The $ \beta $-functions of marginal couplings are known to be closely related to the $ A $-function through Osborn's equation, derived using the local renormalization group. It is possible to derive strong constraints on the $\beta$-functions by parametrizing ... More
Optical manifestations of domains with constant topological charge densityJun 11 2019Domains of finite topological charge density can exist in chiral materials and chiral matter. Spatial and temporal variation of the average topological charge density, represented by the $\theta$-field, induces anomalous currents that are responsible ... More
Solution of all quartic matrix modelsJun 11 2019We consider the quartic analogue of the Kontsevich model, which is defined by a measure $\exp(-N\,\mathrm{Tr}(E\Phi^2+(\lambda/4)\Phi^4)) d\Phi$ on Hermitean $N \times N$-matrices, where $E$ is any positive matrix and $\lambda$ a scalar. We prove that ... More
Study on Anomalous Neutral Triple Gauge Boson Couplings from Dimension-eight Operators at the HL-LHCJun 11 2019The anomalous neutral triple gauge boson couplings (aNTGCs) for the Z gamma gamma and Z gamma Z vertices described by dimension-eight operators are examined through the process pp to l^{+}l^{-} gamma at the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC). ... More
Probing top-quark flavor-changing couplings at the CEPCJun 11 2019We propose to study the flavor properties of the top quark at the future Circular Electron Positron Collider (CEPC) in China. We systematically consider the full set of 56 real parameters that characterize the flavor-changing neutral interactions of the ... More
Leptogenesis after superconformal subcritical hybrid inflationJun 11 2019We consider an extended version of superconformal subcritical hybrid inflation model by introducing three right-handed neutrinos that have Majorana mass terms. In the model one of the right-handed sneutrinos plays a role of the inflaton field, and it ... More
Combining the small-x evolution and DGLAP for description of inclusive photon induced processesJun 11 2019Interest in studying the inclusive photon induced processes of Deep-Inelastic Scattering (DIS) and Diffractive DIS (DDIS) at high energies includes their experimental investigation and thorough theoretical description. The conventional instrument for ... More
A quantum walk with both a continuous-time and a continuous-spacetime limitJun 11 2019Nowadays, quantum simulation schemes come in two flavours. Either they are continuous-time discrete-space models (a.k.a Hamiltonian-based), pertaining to non-relativistic quantum mechanics. Or they are discrete-spacetime models (a.k.a Quantum Walks or ... More
Studies on the $B \to κ\bar κ$ decays in the perturbative QCD approachJun 11 2019The $B \to \kappa \bar \kappa$ decays are investigated for the first time in the perturbative QCD formalism based on the $k_T$ factorization theorem, where the light scalar $\kappa$ is assumed as a two-quark state. Our numerical results and phenomenological ... More
A cosmic shadow on CSLJun 11 2019The Continuous Spontaneous Localisation (CSL) model solves the measurement problem of standard quantum mechanics, by coupling the mass density of a quantum system to a white-noise field. Since the mass density is not uniquely defined in general relativity, ... More
Diffractive dijet production from the Color Glass Condensate and the small-$x$ gluon distributionsJun 11 2019We study exclusive dijet production in electron-proton deep inelastic scattering at a future Electron Ion Collider. We predict the elliptic modulation of the cross section as a function of the angle between the dijet transverse momentum and the recoil ... More
Establishing a relativistic model for atomic gravimetersJun 11 2019This work establishes a high-precision relativistic theoretical model: start from studying finite speed of light effect based on a coordinate transformation, and further extend the research methods to analyze the overall relativistic effects. This model ... More
The structure of chaotic eigenstates and their entanglement entropyJun 10 2019We consider a chaotic many-body system that is split into two subsystems, with an interaction along their mutual boundary, and study the entanglement properties of an energy eigenstate with nonzero energy density. When the two subsystems have nearly equal ... More
Vector and axial-vector meson properties in a nonlocal SU(2) PNJL modelJun 10 2019We study the features of a SU(2) Polyakov-Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model that includes wave function renormalization and nonlocal vector interactions. Within this framework we analyze, among other properties, the masses, width and decay constants of light vector ... More
Ultraviolet to Infrared Evolution and Nonperturbative Behavior of ${\rm SU}(N) \otimes {\rm SU}(N-4) \otimes {\rm U}(1)$ Chiral Gauge TheoriesJun 10 2019We analyze the ultraviolet to infrared evolution and nonperturbative properties of asymptotically free ${\rm SU}(N) \otimes {\rm SU}(N-4) \otimes {\rm U}(1)$ chiral gauge theories with $N_f$ copies of chiral fermions transforming according to $([2]_N,1)_{N-4} ... More
Applying the tempered Lefschetz thimble method to the Hubbard model away from half-fillingJun 10 2019The tempered Lefschetz thimble method [arXiv:1703.00861] is a parallel-tempering algorithm to solve the sign problem in Monte Carlo simulations. It uses the flow time of the antiholomorphic gradient flow as a tempering parameter and is expected to tame ... More
Photoproduction Reactions and Non-Strange Baryon SpectroscopyJun 10 2019We review the last two decades of using photon beams to measure the production of mesons, and in particular the information that can be obtained on the spectrum of light, non-strange baryons. This is a compendium of experimental results, which should ... More
Twisted characters and holomorphic symmetriesJun 10 2019We consider holomorphic twists of arbitrary supersymmetric theories in four dimensions. Working in the BV formalism, we rederive classical results characterizing the holomorphic twist of chiral and vector supermultiplets, computing the twist explicitly ... More
Magic entanglement renormalization for quantum fieldsJun 10 2019Continuous tensor networks are variational wavefunctions proposed in recent years to efficiently simulate quantum field theories (QFTs). Prominent examples include the continuous matrix product state (cMPS) and the continuous multi-scale entanglement ... More
Ultra light Thomas-Fermi Dark MatterJun 10 2019We investigate the viability of a simple dark matter (DM) model consisting of a single fermion in the context of galactic dynamics. We use a consistent approach that does not presume a particular DM density profile but instead requires that the DM+baryon ... More
Twisted and untwisted negativity spectrum of free fermionsJun 10 2019A basic diagnostic of entanglement in mixed quantum states is known as the positive partial transpose (PT) criterion. Such criterion is based on the observation that the spectrum of the partially transposed density matrix of an entangled state contains ... More
Dark matter capture in celestial objects: Improved treatment of multiple scattering and updated constraints from white dwarfsJun 10 2019We revisit dark matter (DM) capture in celestial objects, including the impact of multiple scattering, and obtain updated constraints on the DM-proton cross section using observations of white dwarfs. Considering a general form for the energy loss distribution ... More
Disentangling the Generalized Double Semion ModelJun 10 2019We analyze the class of Generalized Double Semion (GDS) models in arbitrary dimensions from the point of view of lattice Hamiltonians. We show that on a $d$-dimensional spatial manifold $M$ the dual of the GDS is equivalent, up to constant depth local ... More
An Effective Theory of Quarkonia in QCD MatterJun 10 2019For heavy quarkonia of moderate energy, we generalize the relevant successful theory, non-relativistic Quantum Chromodynamics (NRQCD), to include interactions in nuclear matter. The new resulting theory, NRQCD with Glauber gluons, provides for the first ... More
Reconstructing Non-standard Cosmologies with Dark MatterJun 10 2019Once dark matter has been discovered and its particle physics properties have been determined, a crucial question rises concerning how it was produced in the early Universe. If its thermally averaged annihilation cross section is in the ballpark of few$\times ... More
Long-lived TeV-scale right-handed neutrino production at the LHC in gauged $U(1)_X$ modelJun 10 2019A gauged $U(1)_X$ extension of the Standard Model is a simple and consistent framework to naturally incorporate three right-handed neutrinos (RHNs) for generating the observed light neutrino masses and mixing by the type-I seesaw mechanism. We examine ... More
Baryogenesis and helical magnetogenesis from the electroweak transition of the minimal Standard ModelJun 10 2019We argue that the observed baryon asymmetry of the Universe can be explained within the minimal Standard Model, from the ``sphaleron freezeout" reached when the electroweak sphaleron rate becomes equal to the Hubble rate of the Universe expansion. This ... More
Light axial-vector and vector resonances $X(2100)$ and $X(2239)$Jun 10 2019We study features of the resonances $X(2100)$ and $X(2239)$ by treating them as the axial-vector and vector tetraquarks with the quark content $ss \overline{s}\overline{s}$, respectively. The spectroscopic parameters of these exotic mesons are calculated ... More
Heat kernel: proper time method, Fock-Schwinger gauge, path integral representation, and Wilson lineJun 10 2019The proper time method plays an important role in modern mathematics and physics. It includes many approaches, each of which has its pros and cons. This work is devoted to the description of one model case, which reflects the subtleties of construction ... More
Constraints for nuclear PDFs from the LHCb D-meson dataJun 10 2019We quantify the impact of LHCb D-meson measurements at $\sqrt{s}=5 \, {\rm TeV}$ on the EPPS16 and nCTEQ15 nuclear PDFs. In our study, the theoretical description of D-meson production is based on the recently developed SACOT-$m_{\rm T}$ variant of the ... More
Unique contributions to the scalar bispectrum in `just enough inflation'Jun 10 2019A scalar field rolling down a potential with a large initial velocity results in inflation of a finite duration. Such a scenario suppresses the scalar power on large scales improving the fit to the cosmological data. We find that the scenario leads to ... More
A two loop induced neutrino mass model with modular $A_4$ symmetryJun 10 2019We propose a model with radiatively induced neutrino mass at two-loop level, applying modular $A_4$ symmetry. The neutrino mass matrix is formulated where the structure of associated couplings are restricted by the symmetry. Then we show several predictions ... More
Transverse momentum and pseudorapidity dependence of particle production in Xe-Xe collision at 5.44 TeVJun 10 2019Through the collision-system configuration, the Tsallis statistics is combined with a multisource thermal model. The improved model is used to investigate the transverse momentum and pseudorapidity of particles produced in Xe-Xe collisions at 5.44 TeV. ... More
Sensitivity on Anomalous Neutral Triple Gauge Couplings via $ZZ$ Production at FCC-hhJun 10 2019We study the sensitivity of anomalous neutral triple gauge couplings ($aNTGC$) via $pp \rightarrow ZZ$ production in the 4$\ell$ channel at 100 TeV centre of mass energy of future circular hadron collider, \verb"FCC-hh". The analysis including the realistic ... More
Neutron production induced by $α$-decay with Geant4Jun 10 2019Neutron production induced by ($\alpha$,n) reactions is important in various scenarios. One of the most relevant ones is related to underground dark matter experiments, where the neutrons produced by the $\alpha$-decay from radioactive contaminants in ... More
Decay behaviors of possible $Λ_{c\bar{c}}$ states in hadronic molecule picturesJun 10 2019In 2010, $\Lambda^*_{c\bar{c}}$ states were predicted as the strange number $S=-1$ partners of $N^*_{c\bar{c}}$, which are well known now as the $P_c$ states and observed experimentally by LHCb Collaboration. We analyze the decay behaviors of $\Lambda_{c\bar{c}}$ ... More
Bethe's Ansatz for Coulomb -Nuclear Interference Is Incompatible with Additive EikonalJun 10 2019This is a proof that if the eikonal is additive in strong and electro-magnetic interactions then the application of the Bethe Ansatz for the full scattering amplitude leads to the strong interaction scattering amplitude with the ratio ( real/imaginary) ... More
Dynamics of Einstein-Aether Scalar field CosmologyJun 10 2019We study the cosmological evolution of the field equations in the context of Einstein-Aether cosmology by including a scalar field in a spatially flat Friedmann--Lema\^{\i}tre--Robertson--Walker spacetime. Our analysis is separated into two separate where ... More
Gravitational perturbations as $T\bar{T}$-deformations in 2D dilaton gravity systemsJun 10 2019We consider gravitational perturbations of 2D dilaton gravity systems and show that these can be recast into $T\bar{T}$-deformations (at least) under certain conditions, where $T$ means the energy-momentum tensor of the matter field coupled to a dilaton ... More