- Optimal-observable analysis of possible new physics in B→D^{(*)} τν_{τ}

Author(s): Srimoy Bhattacharya, Soumitra Nandi, and Sunando Kumar PatraWe study all possible observables in B→D^{(*)}τν_{τ} with new physics (NP), including new vector, scalar and tensor interactions, … - S-wave nonleptonic hyperon decays and Ξ_{b}^{−} →π^{−} Λ_{b}

Author(s): Michael Gronau and Jonathan L. RosnerThe decay Ξ_{b}^{−}→π^{−}Λ_{b} has recently been observed by the LHCb Collaboration at CERN. In contrast to most weak decays of b-flavored baryons, this … - Three-flavor chiral effective model with four baryonic multiplets within the mirror assignment

Author(s): Lisa Olbrich, Miklós Zétényi, Francesco Giacosa, and Dirk H. RischkeIn the case of three quark flavors, (pseudo)scalar diquarks transform as antiquarks under chiral transformations. We cons … - Pion-induced production of the Z_{c} (3900) off a nuclear target

Author(s): Yin Huang, Jun He, Xiang Liu, Hong Fei Zhang, Ju Jun Xie, and Xu Rong ChenWe investigate the possibility to study the charmoniumlike state Z_{c}(3900) through the pion-induced production of … - Baryon octet distribution amplitudes in Wandzura-Wilczek approximation

Author(s): I. V. Anikin and A. N. ManashovWe study higher-twist distribution amplitudes for the SU_{F}(3) baryon octet. We identify independent functions for all baryons in the isospin symmetry limit … - Erratum: Nucleon and pion structure with lattice QCD simulations at physical value of the pion mass [Phys. Rev. D 92, 114513 (2015)]

Author(s): A. Abdel-Rehim, C. Alexandrou, M. Constantinou, P. Dimopoulos, R. Frezzotti, K. Hadjiyiannakou, K. Jansen, Ch. Kallidonis, B. Kostrzewa, G. Koutsou, M. Mangin-Brinet, M. Oehm, G. C. Rossi, … - Null test of the cosmic curvature using H(z) and supernovae data

Author(s): Rong-Gen Cai, Zong-Kuan Guo, and Tao YangWe introduce a model-independent approach to the null test of the cosmic curvature, which is geometrically related to the Hubble parameter H(z) and … - Search for gamma-ray emission from eight dwarf spheroidal galaxy candidates discovered in year two of Dark Energy Survey with Fermi-LAT data

Author(s): Shang Li, Yun-Feng Liang, Kai-Kai Duan, Zhao-Qiang Shen, Xiaoyuan Huang, Xiang Li, Yi-Zhong Fan, Neng-Hui Liao, Lei Feng, and Jin ChangVery recently the Dark Energy Survey (DES) Collaborati … - Semiclassical momentum representation in quantum cosmology

Author(s): Antonin CoutantIt is well known that the standard WKB approximation fails to provide semiclassical solutions in the vicinity of turning points. However, turning points arise in many cosmolo … - Gravitational multisoliton solutions on flat space

Author(s): Yu ChenIt is well known that, for even n, the n-soliton solution on the Minkowski seed, constructed using the inverse-scattering method (ISM) of Belinski and Zakharov (BZ), is the multi-Ker … - Thermodynamics of charged black holes in Einstein-Horndeski-Maxwell theory

Author(s): Xing-Hui Feng, Hai-Shan Liu, H. Lü, and C. N. PopeWe extend an earlier investigation of the thermodynamics of static black holes in an Einstein-Horndeski theory of gravity coupled to a scal … - Spin flips in generic black hole binaries

Author(s): Carlos O. Lousto, James Healy, and Hiroyuki NakanoWe study the spin dynamics of individual black holes in a binary system. In particular we focus on the polar precession of spins and the po … - Some considerations on duality concerning κ-Minkowski spacetime theories

Author(s): Vahid Nikoofard and Everton M. C. AbreuIn this paper we have analyzed the κ-deformed Minkowski spacetime through the light of the interference phenomena in quantum field theory where two op … - Holographic calculation of the QCD crossover temperature in a magnetic field

Author(s): Romulo Rougemont, Renato Critelli, and Jorge NoronhaLattice data for the QCD equation of state and the magnetic susceptibility computed near the crossover transition at zero magnetic field … - Perturbations of vortex ring pairs

Author(s): Steven S. Gubser, Bart Horn, and Sarthak ParikhWe study pairs of coaxial vortex rings starting from the action for a classical bosonic string in a three-form background. We complete earlier … - Publisher’s Note: Dressed scalar propagator in a non-Abelian background from the worldline formalism [Phys. Rev. D 93, 025035 (2016)]

Author(s): Naser Ahmadiniaz, Fiorenzo Bastianelli, and Olindo Corradini[Phys. Rev. D 93, 049904] Published Wed Feb 10, 2016 - Measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry of Λ and Λ [over ¯] production in pp [over ¯] collisions

Author(s): V. M. Abazov et al. (D0 Collaboration)We study Λ and Λ[over ¯] production asymmetries in pp[over ¯]→Λ(Λ[over ¯])X, pp[over ¯]→J/ψΛ(Λ[over ¯])X, and pp[over ¯]→μ^{±}Λ(Λ[over ¯])X events reco … - Double parton scattering: Impact of nonperturbative parton correlations

Author(s): Sergey Ostapchenko and Marcus BleicherWe apply the phenomenological Reggeon field theory framework to investigate the relative importance of perturbative and nonperturbative multiparton cor … - p [over ¯] p annihilation into D [over ¯] D meson pair within an effective Lagrangian model

Author(s): R. Shyam and H. LenskeWe study the charmed meson pair (D[over ¯]^{0}D^{0} and D^{+}D^{−}) production in p[over ¯]p annihilation within an effective Lagrangian model that has only the baryon … - Thermal photon, dilepton production, and electric charge transport in a baryon rich strongly coupled QGP from holography

Author(s): Stefano Ivo Finazzo and Romulo RougemontWe obtain the thermal photon and dilepton production rates in a strongly coupled quark-gluon plasma (QGP) at both zero and nonzero baryon chemical po … - Study of the rare semileptonic decays B_{d}^{0} →K^{*} l^{+} l^{−} in scalar leptoquark model

Author(s): Suchismita Sahoo and Rukmani MohantaWe study the effect of scalar leptoquarks on the exclusive rare B-meson decays B[over ¯]_{d}^{0}→K[over ¯]^{*0}(→K^{−}π^{+})l^{+}l^{−} in the full kinema … - Production of doubly heavy-flavored hadrons at e^{+} e^{−} colliders

Author(s): Xu-Chang Zheng, Chao-Hsi Chang, and Zan PanProduction of the doubly heavy-flavored hadrons (B_{c} meson, doubly heavy baryons Ξ_{cc}, Ξ_{bc}, Ξ_{bb}, their excited states, and antiparticles … - Nucleon-decay-like signatures of hylogenesis

Author(s): S. V. Demidov and D. S. GorbunovWe consider nucleon-decay-like signatures of hylogenesis, a variant of the antibaryonic dark matter model. For the interaction between visible and dark matte … - ATLAS diboson excess could be an R-parity violating dismuon excess

Author(s): B. C. Allanach, P. S. Bhupal Dev, and Kazuki SakuraiWe propose a new possible explanation of the ATLAS diboson excess: that it is due to heavy resonant slepton production, followed by decay … - Consequences of an Abelian Z^{′} for neutrino oscillations and dark matter

Author(s): Ryan PlestidThe Standard Model’s accidental and anomaly-free currents, B−L, L_{e}−L_{μ}, L_{e}−L_{τ}, and L_{μ}−L_{τ}, could be indicative of a hidden gauge structure beyond the Standard Mo … - Erratum: Soft gluon emission process in the color-octet model for heavy quarkonium production [Phys. Rev. D 60, 114025 (1999)]

Author(s): Cheuk-Yin Wong[Phys. Rev. D 93, 039903] Published Tue Feb 09, 2016 - Cauchy-horizon singularity inside perturbed Kerr black holes

Author(s): Lior M. Burko, Gaurav Khanna, and Anıl ZenginoǧluThe Cauchy horizon inside a perturbed Kerr black hole develops an instability that transforms it into a curvature singularity. We solve for … - Proposed search for the detection of gravitational waves from eccentric binary black holes

Author(s): V. Tiwari, S. Klimenko, N. Christensen, E. A. Huerta, S. R. P. Mohapatra, A. Gopakumar, M. Haney, P. Ajith, S. T. McWilliams, G. Vedovato, M. Drago, F. Salemi, G. A. Prodi, C. Lazzaro, S. T … - Constraints on modified Gauss-Bonnet gravity during big bang nucleosynthesis

Author(s): Motohiko Kusakabe, Seoktae Koh, K. S. Kim, and Myung-Ki CheounModified gravity is considered to be one of the possible explanations of the accelerated expansions of the present and the earl … - Three-form inflation in type II Randall-Sundrum

Author(s): Bruno J. Barros and Nelson J. NunesIt has been shown in the last few years that three-form fields present viable cosmological solutions for inflation and dark energy with particular observa … - Scalar-tensor quintessence with a linear potential: Avoiding the big crunch cosmic doomsday

Author(s): A. Lykkas and L. PerivolaropoulosAll quintessence potentials that are either monotonic with negative interval or have a minimum at negative values of the potential, generically predict a fu … - Saddle point inflation from higher order corrections to Higgs/Starobinsky inflation

Author(s): Michał Artymowski, Zygmunt Lalak, and Marek LewickiWe explore two saddle point inflationary scenarios in the context of higher-order corrections related to different generalizations of gene … - Starobinsky model in rainbow gravity

Author(s): Auttakit Chatrabhuti, Vicharit Yingcharoenrat, and Phongpichit ChannuieIn this paper, we study the Starobinsky model of inflation in the context of gravity’s rainbow theory. We propose that … - Cosmology with orthogonal nilpotent superfields

Author(s): Sergio Ferrara, Renata Kallosh, and Jesse ThalerWe study the application of a supersymmetric model with two constrained supermultiplets to inflationary cosmology. The first superfield S is … - Nonminimally coupled topological-defect boson stars: Static solutions

Author(s): Graham D. Reid and Matthew W. ChoptuikWe consider spherically symmetric static composite structures consisting of a boson star and a global monopole, minimally or nonminimally coupled to th … - Spacetime diamonds

Author(s): Daiqin Su and T. C. RalphWe show that the particle-number distribution of diamond modes, modes that are localized in a finite spacetime region, are thermal for the Minkowski vacuum state of … - Quasinormal modes of black holes in Lovelock gravity

Author(s): Daiske Yoshida and Jiro SodaWe study quasinormal modes of black holes in Lovelock gravity. We formulate the WKB method adapted to Lovelock gravity for the calculation of quasinormal frequen … - f(R) gravity as a dark energy fluid

Author(s): Richard A. Battye, Boris Bolliet, and Jonathan A. PearsonWe study the equations for the evolution of cosmological perturbations in f(R) and conclude that this modified gravity model can be … - Quantum gravitational decoherence of light and matter

Author(s): Teodora Oniga and Charles H.-T. WangReal world quantum systems are open to perpetual influence from the wider environment. Quantum gravitational fluctuations provide a most fundamental sour … - Time transfer functions in Schwarzschild-like metrics in the weak-field limit: A unified description of Shapiro and lensing effects

Author(s): B. Linet and P. TeyssandierThe authors study in detail light propagation in the weak-field regime of the gravitational field of a spherically symmetric body. For the first time, they solve … - Physical interpretation of antigravity

Author(s): Itzhak Bars and Albin JamesGeodesic incompleteness is a problem in both general relativity and string theory. The Weyl-invariant Standard Model coupled to general relativity (SM+GR), and a … - Quantum critical behavior of semisimple gauge theories

Author(s): Jacob Kamuk Esbensen, Thomas A. Ryttov, and Francesco SanninoWe study the perturbative phase diagram of semisimple fermionic gauge theories resembling the Standard Model. We investigate an … - Determination of the carrier envelope phase for short, circularly polarized laser pulses

Author(s): Alexander I. Titov, Burkhard Kämpfer, Atsushi Hosaka, Tobias Nousch, and Daniel SeiptWe analyze the impact of the carrier envelope phase on the differential cross sections of the Breit-Whee … - Publisher’s Note: Spacetimes with a separable Klein-Gordon equation in higher dimensions [Phys. Rev. D 93, 024053 (2016)]

Author(s): Ivan Kolář and Pavel Krtouš[Phys. Rev. D 93, 049903] Published Tue Feb 09, 2016 - Search for mixing-induced CP violation using partial reconstruction of B [over ¯] ^{0} →D^{*+} Xℓ^{−} ν [over ¯] _{ℓ} and kaon tagging

Author(s): J. P. Lees et al. (The BABAR Collaboration)We describe in detail a previously published measurement of CP violation in B^{0}-B[over ¯]^{0} oscillations, based on an integrated luminosity of … - Polyakov loop at next-to-next-to-leading order

Author(s): Matthias Berwein, Nora Brambilla, Péter Petreczky, and Antonio VairoWe calculate the next-to-next-to-leading correction to the expectation value of the Polyakov loop or equivalently to the … - Finite volume corrections to the electromagnetic mass of composite particles

Author(s): Jong-Wan Lee and Brian C. TiburziThe long-range electromagnetic interaction presents a challenge for numerical computations in QCD+QED. In addition to power-law finite volume effects, the s … - Baryon effects on the location of QCD’s critical end point

Author(s): Gernot Eichmann, Christian S. Fischer, and Christian A. WelzbacherThe location of the critical end point of QCD has been determined in previous studies of N_{f}=2+1 and N_{f}=2+1+1 dynamica … - Decaying light particles in the SHiP experiment. III. Signal rate estimates for scalar and pseudoscalar sgoldstinos

Author(s): K. O. Astapov and D. S. GorbunovFor supersymmetric extensions of the Standard Model with light sgoldstinos—scalar and pseudoscalar superpartners of goldstinos—we estimate the signal rate an … - Integration-by-parts reductions from unitarity cuts and algebraic geometry

Author(s): Kasper J. Larsen and Yang ZhangWe show that the integration-by-parts reductions of various two-loop integral topologies can be efficiently obtained by applying unitarity cuts to a specific … - Arm locking with the GRACE follow-on laser ranging interferometer

Author(s): James Ira Thorpe and Kirk McKenzieArm locking is a technique for stabilizing the frequency of a laser in an interspacecraft interferometer by using the spacecraft separation as the frequenc … - Nonlocal gravity with a Weyl-square term

Author(s): Giulia Cusin, Stefano Foffa, Michele Maggiore, and Michele MancarellaRecent work has shown that modifications of general relativity based on the addition to the action of a nonlocal term R□ … - Scale-free power spectrums in the delayed cosmology

Author(s): Shi-hui Yang and Ding-fang ZengThe delayed cosmology [D. Choudhury et al., J. Cosmol. Astropart. Phys. 02 (2012) 046] assumes that the evolution of geometries is delayed relative to that of … - Flaring of tidally compressed dark-matter clumps

Author(s): Yacine Ali-Haïmoud, Ely D. Kovetz, and Joseph SilkWe explore the physics and observational consequences of tidal compression events (TCEs) of dark-matter clumps (DMCs) by supermassive black … - Stochastic quintessence models: Jerk and fine-structure variability constraints

Author(s): Christine C. Dantas and André L. B. RibeiroWe report on constraints to the cosmological jerk parameter (j) and to possible variability of the fine-structure constant (Δα/α) based on stochas … - Large field inflation and gravitational entropy

Author(s): Nemanja Kaloper, Matthew Kleban, Albion Lawrence, and Martin S. SlothLarge field inflation can be sensitive to perturbative and nonperturbative quantum corrections that spoil slow roll. A l … - Spectral dimension from nonlocal dynamics on causal sets

Author(s): Alessio Belenchia, Dionigi M. T. Benincasa, Antonino Marcianò, and Leonardo ModestoWe investigate the spectral dimension obtained from nonlocal continuum d’Alembertians derived from causal … - Conformally flat black holes in Poincaré gauge theory

Author(s): M. Blagojević and B. CvetkovićGeneral criteria for the existence of conformally flat Riemannian solutions in three-dimensional Poincaré gauge theory without matter are formulated. Using the … - Low mass binary neutron star mergers: Gravitational waves and neutrino emission

Author(s): Francois Foucart, Roland Haas, Matthew D. Duez, Evan O’Connor, Christian D. Ott, Luke Roberts, Lawrence E. Kidder, Jonas Lippuner, Harald P. Pfeiffer, and Mark A. ScheelNeutron star mergers … - Testing general relativity’s no-hair theorem with x-ray observations of black holes

Author(s): Janie K. Hoormann, Banafsheh Beheshtipour, and Henric KrawczynskiDespite its success in the weak gravity regime, general relativity (GR) has yet to be verified in the regime of strong gravi … - Looking through the pseudoscalar portal into dark matter: Novel mono-Higgs and mono-Z signatures at the LHC

Author(s): Jose Miguel NoMono-X signatures are a powerful collider probe of the nature of dark matter. We show that mono-Higgs and mono-Z may be key signatures of pseudoscalar portal interactions betw … - Improved bounds on the heavy neutrino productions at the LHC

Author(s): Arindam Das and Nobuchika OkadaThe Majorana neutrino in the type-I seesaw and the pseudo-Dirac neutrinos in the inverse seesaw can have sizable mixings with the light neutrinos in the stand … - Operator analysis of effective spin-flavor interactions for L=1 excited baryons

Author(s): Cintia Willemyns and Carlos SchatWe match the nonrelativistic quark model, with both flavor-dependent and flavor-independent effective quark-quark interactions, to the spin-flavor operator … - Semileptonic decays Λ_{c}^{+} →Λℓ^{+} ν_{ℓ} (ℓ=e,μ) in the covariant quark model and comparison with the new absolute branching fraction measurements of Belle and BESIII

Author(s): Thomas Gutsche, Mikhail A. Ivanov, Jürgen G. Körner, Valery E. Lyubovitskij, and Pietro SantorelliWe present precise theoretical predictions for the absolute branching fractions of Λ_{c}^{+ … - Neutral hidden charm pentaquark states P_{c}^{0} (4380) and P_{c}^{0} (4450) in the π^{−} p→J/ψn reaction

Author(s): Qi-Fang Lü, Xiao-Yun Wang, Ju-Jun Xie, Xu-Rong Chen, and Yu-Bing DongWe investigate the neutral hidden charm pentaquark states P_{c}^{0}(4380) and P_{c}^{0}(4450) in the π^{−}p→J/ψn reactio … - B→πℓν at zero recoil from lattice QCD with physical u/d quarks

Author(s): B. Colquhoun, R. J. Dowdall, J. Koponen, C. T. H. Davies, and G. P. LepageThe exclusive semileptonic decay B→πℓν is a key process for the determination of the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa matr … - Implications of a light “dark Higgs” solution to the g_{μ} −2 discrepancy

Author(s): Chien-Yi Chen, Hooman Davoudiasl, William J. Marciano, and Cen ZhangA light scalar ϕ with mass ≲1 GeV and muonic coupling O(10^{−3}) would explain the 3.5σ discrepancy between the Standard … - Search for mirror quarks at the LHC

Author(s): Shreyashi Chakdar, K. Ghosh, V. Hoang, P. Q. Hung, and S. NandiObservation of nonzero neutrino masses at a scale ∼10^{−1}–10^{−2} eV is a major problem in the otherwise highly successful S … - Large-N pion scattering at finite temperature: The f_{0} (500) and chiral restoration

Author(s): Santiago Cortés, A. Gómez Nicola, and John MoralesWe consider the O(N+1)/O(N) nonlinear sigma model for large N as an effective theory for low-energy QCD at finite temperature T, in the chi … - Perturbative QCD factorization of ργ^{⋆} →ρ

Author(s): Ya-lan Zhang, Shan Cheng, Jun Hua, and Zhen-Jun XiaoIn this paper we first demonstrate step by step that the factorization hypothesis is valid at the next-to-leading order (NLO) for the exc … - Erratum: Probing lepton nonuniversality in tau neutrino scattering [Phys. Rev. D 92, 073016 (2015)]

Author(s): Hongkai Liu, Ahmed Rashed, and Alakabha Datta[Phys. Rev. D 93, 039902] Published Fri Feb 05, 2016 - Observing gravitational waves from core-collapse supernovae in the advanced detector era

Author(s): S. E. Gossan, P. Sutton, A. Stuver, M. Zanolin, K. Gill, and C. D. OttThe next galactic core-collapse supernova (CCSN) has already exploded, and its electromagnetic (EM) waves, neutrinos, a … - Evolution of the cosmic matter density field with a primordial magnetic field

Author(s): Dai G. YamazakiA cosmological magnetic field affects the time evolution of the cosmic matter density field. The squared Alfven velocity of the cosmic fluid is proportional to an ensemble av … - Field theory for zero sound and ion acoustic wave in astrophysical matter

Author(s): Gregory Gabadadze and Rachel A. RosenWe set up a field theory model to describe the longitudinal low-energy modes in high density matter present in white dwarf stars. At the relevant scales … - Asymptotic gravitational wave fluxes from a spinning particle in circular equatorial orbits around a rotating black hole

Author(s): Enno Harms, Georgios Lukes-Gerakopoulos, Sebastiano Bernuzzi, and Alessandro NagarWe present a new computation of the asymptotic gravitational wave energy fluxes emitted by a spinning parti … - Covariant and infrared-free graviton two-point function in de Sitter spacetime

Author(s): Hamed Pejhan and Surena RahbardehghanIn this paper, the two-point function of linearized gravitons on de Sitter (dS) space is presented. Technically, respecting the dS ambient space notatio … - Diboson excesses in leptophobic U(1)_{LP} models from string theories

Author(s): Tianjun Li, James A. Maxin, Van E. Mayes, and Dimitri V. NanopoulosThe ATLAS Collaboration has reported excesses in the search for resonant diboson production with decay modes to hadronic f … - Monopole-antimonopole scattering

Author(s): Tanmay VachaspatiWe numerically study the head-on scattering of a ’t Hooft-Polyakov magnetic monopole and antimonopole for a wide range of parameters. In contrast to the scattering of a λϕ^ … - ν generation: Present and future constraints on neutrino masses from global analysis of cosmology and laboratory experiments

Author(s): Martina Gerbino, Massimiliano Lattanzi, and Alessandro MelchiorriWe perform a joint analysis of current data from cosmology and laboratory experiments to constrain the neutrino mass paramet … - Asymmetric dark matter and effective number of neutrinos

Author(s): Teruyuki Kitabayashi and Yoshihiro KurosawaWe study the effect of the MeV-scale asymmetric dark matter annihilation on the effective number of neutrinos N_{eff} at the epoch of the big bang … - Constituent-counting rule in photoproduction of hyperon resonances

Author(s): Wen-Chen Chang, S. Kumano, and Takayasu SekiharaWe analyze the CLAS data on the photoproduction of hyperon resonances, as well as the available data for the ground state Λ and Σ^{0} of the … - BB interactions with static bottom quarks from lattice QCD

Author(s): Pedro Bicudo, Krzysztof Cichy, Antje Peters, and Marc WagnerThe isospin, spin and parity dependent potential of a pair of B mesons is computed using Wilson twisted mass lattice QCD with two … - Minimal model of a diphoton resonance: Production without gluon couplings

Author(s): Csaba Csáki, Jay Hubisz, and John TerningWe consider the phenomenology of a resonance that couples to photons but not gluons, and estimate its production rate at the LHC from photon-photon … - Single top squark production as a probe of natural supersymmetry at the LHC

Author(s): Ken-ichi Hikasa, Jinmian Li, Lei Wu, and Jin Min YangLight top squarks (stops) and light higgsinos are the key features of natural supersymmetry (SUSY), where the higgsinos χ[over ˜]_{1}^{± … - Automatic predictions in the Georgi-Machacek model at next-to-leading order accuracy

Author(s): Céline Degrande, Katy Hartling, Heather E. Logan, Andrea D. Peterson, and Marco ZaroWe study the phenomenology of the Georgi-Machacek model at next-to-leading order in QCD matched to a part … - Soft Pomeron in holographic QCD

Author(s): Alfonso Ballon-Bayona, Robert Carcassés Quevedo, Miguel S. Costa, and Marko DjurićWe study the graviton Regge trajectory in holographic QCD as a model for high energy scattering processes d … - Erratum: Search for massive supersymmetric particles decaying to many jets using the ATLAS detector in pp collisions at sqrt[s] =8 TeV [Phys. Rev. D 91, 112016 (2015)]

Author(s): G. Aad and ATLAS Collaboration[Phys. Rev. D 93, 039901] Published Thu Feb 04, 2016 - Recombination era magnetic fields from axion dark matter

Author(s): Nilanjan Banik and Adam J. ChristophersonWe introduce a new mechanism for generating magnetic fields in the recombination era. This Harrison-like mechanism utilizes vorticity in baryons tha … - Nonperturbative overproduction of axionlike particles via derivative interactions

Author(s): Anupam Mazumdar and Saleh QutubAxionlike particles (ALPs) are quite generic in many scenarios for physics beyond the Standard Model. They are pseudoscalar Nambu-Goldstone bosons that appear … - Precision predictions for the primordial power spectra of scalar potential models of inflation

Author(s): D. J. Brooker, N. C. Tsamis, and R. P. WoodardWe exploit a new numerical technique for evaluating the tree order contributions to the primordial scalar and tensor power spectra for scalar p … - General analytic methods for solving coupled transport equations: From cosmology to beyond

Author(s): G. A. WhiteWe propose a general method to analytically solve transport equations during a phase transition without making approximations based on the assumption that any transport coefficie … - Quantum supersymmetric FRW cosmology with a scalar field

Author(s): C. Ramírez and V. Vázquez-BáezWe analyze the quantum supersymmetric cosmological Friedmann-Robertson-Walker model with a scalar field, with a conditional probability density and the scalar … - Spectra of conditionalization and typicality in the multiverse

Author(s): Feraz AzharAn approach to testing theories describing a multiverse, that has gained interest of late, involves comparing theory-generated probability distributions over observables with the … - Extended disformal approach in the scenario of rainbow gravity

Author(s): Gabriel G. Carvalho, Iarley P. Lobo, and Eduardo BittencourtWe investigate all feasible mathematical representations of disformal transformations on a space-time metric according to the act … - Uniqueness of dilaton Melvin-Schwarzschild solution

Author(s): Marek RogatkoWe show that the dilaton Melvin-Schwarzschild black hole solution is the only asymptotically dilaton Melvin static axisymmetric black hole solution of Einstein-Maxwell dilaton … - Constraining scalar-tensor theories of gravity from the most massive neutron stars

Author(s): Carlos Palenzuela and Steven L. LieblingScalar-tensor (ST) theories of gravity are natural phenomenological extensions to general relativity. Although these theories are severely constraine … - Analytic self-force calculations in the post-Newtonian regime: Eccentric orbits on a Schwarzschild background

Author(s): Seth Hopper, Chris Kavanagh, and Adrian C. OttewillWe present a method for solving the first-order Einstein field equations in a post-Newtonian (PN) expansion. Our calculations generalize t … - Interior of black holes and information recovery

Author(s): Hikaru Kawai and Yuki YokokuraWe analyze time evolution of a spherically symmetric collapsing matter from a point of view that black holes evaporate by nature. We first consider a spherical … - Gravity-dominated unequal-mass black hole collisions

Author(s): Ulrich Sperhake, Emanuele Berti, Vitor Cardoso, and Frans PretoriusWe continue our series of studies of high-energy collisions of black holes investigating unequal-mass, boosted head-on col … - Solar System tests of a scalar-tensor gravity with a general potential: Insensitivity of light deflection and Cassini tracking

Author(s): Xue-Mei Deng and Yi XieIn the work of Hohmann et al. [Phys. Rev. D 88, 084054 (2013)], the authors worked out the parametrized post-Newtonian (PPN) parameters γ and β of a scalar-tensor the …