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Author(s): M. Ablikim et al. (BESIII Collaboration)Based on a sample of 1.31×10^{9} J/ψ events collected with the BESIII detector at the BEPCII collider, Dalitz plot analyses of selected 79,625 η→π^{+ … - Oscillation of heavy sterile neutrino in decay of B→μeπ

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Author(s): Hidetoshi TayaHadron masses under strong magnetic fields are studied. In the presence of strong magnetic fields exceeding the QCD energy scale eB≫Λ_{QCD}^{2}, SU(3)_{flavor}⊗SU(2)_{spin} sy … - One-loop matching for generalized parton distributions

Author(s): Xiangdong Ji, Andreas Schäfer, Xiaonu Xiong, and Jian-Hui ZhangWe present the one-loop matching condition for the unpolarized and polarized generalized quark distributions in the nonsinglet … - Sensitivity to light weakly-coupled new physics at the precision frontier

Author(s): Matthias Le Dall, Maxim Pospelov, and Adam RitzPrecision measurements of rare particle physics phenomena (flavor oscillations and decays, electric dipole moments, etc.) are often sensitive … - Waveforms produced by a scalar point particle plunging into a Schwarzschild black hole: Excitation of quasinormal modes and quasibound states

Author(s): Yves Décanini, Antoine Folacci, and Mohamed Ould El HadjWith the possibility of testing massive gravity in the context of black hole physics in mind, we consider the radiation produced by a … - Inflation in an exponential scalar model and finite-time singularity induced instability

Author(s): S. D. Odintsov and V. K. OikonomouWe investigate how a Type IV future singularity can be included in the cosmological evolution of a well-known exponential model of inflation. In order to a … - Metric factorizability and equivalence of brane world models with Brans-Dicke theory

Author(s): Sumanta Chakraborty and Soumitra SenGuptaIn the standard brane world models, the bulk metric ansatz is usually assumed to be factorizable in brane and bulk coordinates. However, it is not s … - Wilson fermion doubling phenomenon on an irregular lattice: Similarity and difference with the case of a regular lattice

Author(s): S. N. VergelesIt is shown that the Wilson fermion doubling phenomenon on irregular lattices (simplicial complexes) does exist. This means that the irregular (not smooth) zero or soft modes … - Stochastic modification of the Schrödinger-Newton equation

Author(s): Sayantani Bera, Ravi Mohan, and Tejinder P. SinghThe Schrödinger-Newton (SN) equation describes the effect of self-gravity on the evolution of a quantum system, and it has been proposed tha … - Inverse approach to solutions of the Dirac equation for space-time dependent fields

Author(s): Johannes Oertel and Ralf SchützholdExact solutions of the Dirac equation in external electromagnetic background fields are very helpful for understanding nonperturbative phenomena in quantu … - Quantum numbers of the X(3872) state and orbital angular momentum in its ρ^{0} J/ψ decay

Author(s): R. Aaij et al. (LHCb Collaboration)Angular correlations in B^{+}→X(3872)K^{+} decays, with X(3872)→ρ^{0}J/ψ, ρ^{0}→π^{+}π^{−} and J/ψ→μ^{+}μ^{−}, are used to measure orbital angular momentu … - Oscillations of the ^{7} Be solar neutrinos inside the Earth

Author(s): A. N. Ioannisian, A. Yu. Smirnov, and D. WylerWe explore in detail oscillations of solar ^{7}Be neutrinos passing through the Earth. The depth of oscillations is at the (0.1–0.2)% level, an … - Kaon and pion parton distribution amplitudes to twist three

Author(s): Chao Shi, Chen Chen, Lei Chang, Craig D. Roberts, Sebastian M. Schmidt, and Hong-Shi ZongWe compute all kaon and pion parton distribution amplitudes (PDAs) to twist three and find that only … - Dynamically generated J^{P} =1/2^{−} (3/2^{−} ) singly charmed and bottom heavy baryons

Author(s): Jun-Xu Lu, Yu Zhou, Hua-Xing Chen, Ju-Jun Xie, and Li-Sheng GengApproximate heavy-quark spin and flavor symmetry and chiral symmetry play an important role in our understanding of the nonpe … - Simple QED- and QCD-like models at finite density

Author(s): Jan M. Pawlowski, Ion-Olimpiu Stamatescu, and Christian ZielinskiIn this paper we discuss one-dimensional models reproducing some features of quantum electrodynamics and quantum chromodynam … - Center clusters in full QCD at finite temperature and background magnetic field

Author(s): G. Endrődi, A. Schäfer, and J. WellnhoferWe study the center structure of full dynamical QCD at finite temperatures and nonzero values of the background magnetic field using continuum extra … - Indications of a nontrivial vacuum in the effective theory of perfect fluids

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Author(s): Takahiko MatsubaraIn the standard perturbation theory (SPT) of self-gravitating Newtonian fluid in an expanding universe, recurrence relations for higher-order solutions are well known and … - Gravitational waves induced by spinor fields

Author(s): Kaixi Feng and Yun-Song PiaoIn realistic model building, spinor fields with various masses are present. During inflation, a spinor field may induce gravitational waves as a second order eff … - Stability of exact force-free electrodynamic solutions and scattering from spacetime curvature

Author(s): Fan Zhang, Sean T. McWilliams, and Harald P. PfeifferRecently, a family of exact force-free electrodynamic (FFE) solutions was given by Brennan, Gralla and Jacobson, which generalizes earli … - Thermodynamics of topological nonlinear charged Lifshitz black holes

Author(s): M. Kord Zangeneh, A. Sheykhi, and M. H. DehghaniIn this paper, we construct a new class of analytic topological Lifshitz black holes with constant curvature horizon in the presence of a pow … - Cosmological model from emergence of space

Author(s): Zi-Liang Wang, Wen-Yuan Ai, Hua Chen, and Jian-Bo DengMany studies have been carried out since Padmanabhan proposed that the cosmic acceleration can be understood from the perspective that … - Test particle motion in the Born-Infeld black hole

Author(s): Román Linares, Marco Maceda, and Daniel Martínez-CarbajalIn this paper, we review the classification of the orbits followed by charged massive test particles in the gravitational background … - Superradiance instability of small rotating AdS black holes in arbitrary dimensions

Author(s): Özgür Delice and Türküler DurğutWe investigate the stability of D dimensional singly rotating Myers-Perry-AdS black holes under superradiance against scalar field perturbations. It is well … - Force-free currents and the Newman-Penrose tetrad of a Kerr black hole: Exact local solutions

Author(s): Govind MenonIn a previous article we derived a class of solutions to the force-free magnetosphere in a Kerr background. Here, the streaming surface, defined by constant values of the toriod … - Coexistence curves and molecule number densities of AdS black holes in the reduced parameter space

Author(s): Jie-Xiong Mo and Gu-Qiang LiIn this paper, we investigate the coexistence curves and molecule number densities of f(R) anti-de Sitter (AdS) black holes and Gauss–Bonnet AdS black holes. Spe … - Post-Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff formalism for relativistic stars

Author(s): Kostas Glampedakis, George Pappas, Hector O. Silva, and Emanuele BertiBesides their astrophysical interest, compact stars also provide an arena for understanding the properties of theories … - Constraining CPT-even and Lorentz-violating nonminimal couplings with the electron magnetic and electric dipole moments

Author(s): Jonas B. Araujo, Rodolfo Casana, and Manoel M. Ferreira, Jr.We analyze some dimension-five CPT-even and Lorentz-violating nonminimal couplings between fermionic and gauge fields in the cont … - Lorentz breaking supersymmetry and Horava-Lifshitz-like models

Author(s): M. Gomes, J. Queiruga, and A. J. da SilvaWe present a Lorentz-breaking supersymmetric algebra characterized by a critical exponent z. Such construction requires a nontrivial modification of … - Covariant variational approach to Yang-Mills theory at finite temperatures

Author(s): M. Quandt and H. ReinhardtWe extend the covariant variational approach for SU(N) Yang-Mills theory in Landau gauge to nonzero temperatures. The renormalization of the zero-temperature case … - Magnetic bags in hyperbolic space

Author(s): Stefano Bolognesi, Derek Harland, and Paul SutcliffeA magnetic bag is an Abelian approximation to a large number of coincident SU(2) Bogomol’nyi-Prasad-Sommerfield monopoles. In this paper … - Higher-derivative corrections to type II supergravity: Four Ramond-Ramond terms

Author(s): Hamid R. Bakhtiarizadeh and Mohammad R. GarousiIt is known that the sphere-level S-matrix element of four type II superstrings has one kinematic factor. At the low energy limit, this factor … - Chiral symmetry of SYM theory in hyperbolic space at finite temperature

Author(s): Kazuo Ghoroku, Masafumi Ishihara, Motoi Tachibana, and Fumihiko ToyodaWe study a holographic gauge theory living in the AdS_{4} space-time at finite temperature. The gravity dual is obtaine … - Transverse single spin asymmetry in Drell-Yan production in polarized pA collisions

Author(s): Jian ZhouWe study the transverse single spin asymmetry in Drell-Yan production in pA collisions with incoming protons being transversely polarized. We carry out the calculation using a newl … - Evidence for the existence of udb [over ¯] b [over ¯] and the nonexistence of ssb [over ¯] b [over ¯] and ccb [over ¯] b [over ¯] tetraquarks from lattice QCD

Author(s): Pedro Bicudo, Krzysztof Cichy, Antje Peters, Björn Wagenbach, and Marc WagnerWe combine lattice QCD results for the potential of two static antiquarks in the presence of two quarks qq of fi … - Wide-field lensing mass maps from Dark Energy Survey science verification data: Methodology and detailed analysis

Author(s): V. Vikram et al.The Dark Energy Survey has generated a map of invisible dark matter by observing tiny gravitationally induced distortions in the images of distant galaxies.[Phys. Rev. D 92, ... - Proof of entropy principle in Einstein-Maxwell theory

Author(s): Xiongjun Fang and Sijie GaoWe consider a static self-gravitating charged perfect fluid system in the Einstein–Maxwell theory. Assume Maxwell’s equation and the Einstein constraint equation ... - Note on the charged boson stars with torsion-coupled field

Author(s): D. Horvat, S. Ilijić, A. Kirin, and Z. NarančićWithin the framework of the extended teleparallel gravity, a new class of boson stars has recently been constructed by introducing the nonmini ... - Small scale structure of spacetime: The van Vleck determinant and equigeodesic surfaces

Author(s): D. Jaffino Stargen and Dawood KothawalaIt has recently been argued that if spacetime M possesses nontrivial structure at small scales, an appropriate semiclassical description of it should ... - Siklos waves in Poincaré gauge theory

Author(s): M. Blagojević and B. CvetkovićA class of Siklos waves, representing exact vacuum solutions of general relativity with a cosmological constant, is extended to a new class of Siklos waves wit ... - (Super-)renormalizably dressed black holes

Author(s): Eloy Ayón-Beato, Mokhtar Hassaïne, and Julio A. Méndez-ZavaletaBlack holes supported by self-interacting conformal scalar fields can be considered as renormalizably dressed since the confor ... - Topological charges in 2D N=(2,2) theories and massive BPS states

Author(s): Daniel S. ParkWe study how charges of global symmetries that are manifest in the ultraviolet definition of a theory are realized as topological charges in its infrared effective theory for ... - Higgs sector extension of the neutrino minimal standard model with thermal freeze-in production mechanism

Author(s): Hiroki Matsui and Mihoko NojiriThe neutrino minimal standard model (νMSM) is the minimum extension of the standard model. In this model, the Dodelson-Widrow mechanism (DW) produces keV ster ... - Three-loop correction to the instanton density. I. The quartic double well potential

Author(s): M. A. Escobar-Ruiz, E. Shuryak, and A. V. TurbinerThis paper deals with quantum fluctuations near the classical instanton configuration. Feynman diagrams in the instanton background are use ... - Three-loop correction to the instanton density. II. The sine-Gordon potential

Author(s): M. A. Escobar-Ruiz, E. Shuryak, and A. V. TurbinerIn this second paper on quantum fluctuations near the classical instanton configurations [see M. A. Escobar-Ruiz, E. Shuryak, and A. V. Tur ... - Entanglement entropy in ’t Hooft model

Author(s): Mikhail GoykhmanWe use the replica trick approach to calculate, in the large-N limit, the entanglement c-function in two-dimensional quantum chromodynamics with the gauge group U(N) and qua ... - Universal relaxation in quark-gluon plasma at strong coupling

Author(s): Alex Buchel and Andrew DayWe use top-down gauge theory/string theory correspondence to compute relaxation rates in strongly coupled nonconformal gauge theory plasma. We compare models with ... - Nonleptonic decays of charmed mesons into two pseudoscalars

Author(s): Aritra Biswas, Nita Sinha, and Gauhar AbbasWe examine the role of resonant coupled channel final state interactions (FSIs), as well as weak annihilation and exchange contributions, in expla ... - Next-to-leading order predictions for WW+jet production

Author(s): John M. Campbell, David J. Miller, and Tania RobensIn this work we report on a next-to-leading order calculation of WW+jet production at hadron colliders, with subsequent leptonic decays of ... - Shifted focus point of the Higgs mass parameter from the minimal mixed mediation of supersymmetry breaking

Author(s): Bumseok KyaeWe employ both the minimal gravity- and the minimal gauge mediations of supersymmetry breaking at the grand unified theory (GUT) scale in a single supergravity framework, assumi ... - Naturalness redux: The case of the neutrino seesaw mechanism

Author(s): Marco Fabbrichesi and Alfredo UrbanoThe idea of naturalness, as originally conceived, refers only to the finite renormalization of the Higgs boson mass induced by the introduction of heavie ... - New solar axion search using the CERN Axion Solar Telescope with ^{4} He filling

Author(s): M. Arik et al. (CAST Collaboration)The CERN Axion Solar Telescope (CAST) searches for a→γ conversion in the 9 T magnetic field of a refurbished LHC test magnet that can be directed toward t ... - Constraining the neutron star equation of state with gravitational wave signals from coalescing binary neutron stars

Author(s): M. Agathos, J. Meidam, W. Del Pozzo, T. G. F. Li, M. Tompitak, J. Veitch, S. Vitale, and C. Van Den BroeckRecently exploratory studies were performed on the possibility of constraining the ... - Studying the precision of ray tracing techniques with Szekeres models

Author(s): S. M. Koksbang and S. HannestadThe simplest standard ray tracing scheme employing the Born and Limber approximations and neglecting lens-lens coupling is used for computing the convergence ... - Indirect detection of dark matter using MeV-range gamma-ray telescopes

Author(s): Kimberly K. Boddy and Jason KumarThe astrophysics community is considering plans for a variety of gamma-ray telescopes (including ACT, GRIPS, and AdEPT) in the energy range 1–100 MeV, which ... - Measuring the entanglement of analogue Hawking radiation by the density-density correlation function

Author(s): Jeff SteinhauerWe theoretically study the entanglement of Hawking radiation pairs emitted by an analogue black hole. We find that this entanglement can be measured by the experimentally acc ... - Photons emerging as Goldstone bosons from spontaneous Lorentz symmetry breaking: The Abelian Nambu model

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Author(s): M. H. Al-Hashimi and A. M. ShalabyWe study the relativistic version of the Schrödinger equation for a point particle in one dimension with the potential of the first derivative of the delta ... - Geometric approach to modulus stabilization

Author(s): Sampurn Anand, Debajyoti Choudhury, Anjan A. Sen, and Soumitra SenGuptaModulus stabilization, a must for explaining the hierarchy problem in the context of Randall-Sundrum-like scenarios, i ... - Extraction of the proton radius from electron-proton scattering data

Author(s): Gabriel Lee, John R. Arrington, and Richard J. HillWe perform a new analysis of electron-proton scattering data to determine the proton electric and magnetic radii, enforcing model-independ … - Z-boson pole mass at two-loop order in the pure MS [over ¯] scheme

Author(s): Stephen P. MartinI obtain the complex pole squared mass of the Z boson at full two-loop order in the Standard Model in the pure MS[over ¯] renormalization scheme. The input parameters are t … - Neutrino-nucleon cross section at ultrahigh energy and its astrophysical implications

Author(s): Javier L. Albacete, José I. Illana, and Alba Soto-OntosoWe present a quantitative study of the νN cross section in the neutrino energy range 10^{4}[Phys. Rev. D 92, 014027] Published Mon Ju … - How to perform a QCD analysis of DIS in analytic perturbation theory

Author(s): César Ayala and S. V. MikhailovWe apply (fractional) analytic perturbation theory (FAPT) to the QCD analysis of the nonsinglet nucleon structure function F_{2}(x,Q^{2}) in deep inelastic sc … - S-wave KK^{*} interactions in a finite volume and the f_{1} (1285)

Author(s): Li-Sheng Geng, Xiu-Lei Ren, Yu Zhou, Hua-Xing Chen, and Eulogio OsetLattice QCD simulations provide a promising way to disentangle different interpretations of hadronic resonances, which mi … - Eikonal fit to pp and p [over ¯] p scattering and the edge in the scattering amplitude

Author(s): Martin M. Block, Loyal Durand, Phuoc Ha, and Francis HalzenWe make a detailed eikonal fit to current data on the total and elastic scattering cross sections, the ratios ρ of the real to the … - Testing the molecular nature of D_{s0}^{*} (2317) and D_{0}^{*} (2400) in semileptonic B_{s} and B decays

Author(s): Fernando S. Navarra, Marina Nielsen, Eulogio Oset, and Takayasu SekiharaWe study the semileptonic B_{s} and B decays into the D_{s0}^{*}(2317) and D_{0}^{*}(2400) resonances, respectively. … - Classically conformal U(1)^{′} extended standard model and Higgs vacuum stability

Author(s): Satsuki Oda, Nobuchika Okada, and Dai-suke TakahashiWe consider the minimal U(1)^{′} extension of the standard model (SM) with conformal invariance at the classical level, where in addition … - Stability analysis for new theories of massive spin-two particle and black hole entropy of new bigravity

Author(s): Yuichi Ohara, Satoshi Akagi, and Shin’ichi NojiriIn [Phys. Rev. D 90, 043006 (2014)], we proposed a new ghost-free massive spin-two model in flat spacetime. Furthermore, as some extension, … - Non-Abelian dark matter and dark radiation

Author(s): Manuel A. Buen-Abad, Gustavo Marques-Tavares, and Martin SchmaltzAn intriguing possibility for dark matter is considered: the dark matter is charged with respect to ”dark” gluons of a new n … - Possible geometrical origin of the accelerated expansion of the Universe

Author(s): Ariadna Montiel, Nora Bretón, Rubén Cordero, and Efraín RojasThe modified geodetic brane cosmology (MGBC) is tested with observational data. The MGBC is derived from the geodetic brane grav … - Supernatural MSSM

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Author(s): Gerold O. Schellstede, Volker Perlick, and Claus LämmerzahlWe discuss the theoretical foundations for testing nonlinear vacuum electrodynamics with Michelson interferometry. Apart from some … - Interference phenomena in the dynamical Casimir effect for a single mirror with Robin conditions

Author(s): Jeferson D. Lima Silva, Alessandra N. Braga, Andreson L. C. Rego, and Danilo T. AlvesIn the literature, the interference phenomenon in the particle creation via the dynamical Casimir effect … - Universal self-similar dynamics of relativistic and nonrelativistic field theories near nonthermal fixed points

Author(s): Asier Piñeiro Orioli, Kirill Boguslavski, and Jürgen BergesWe investigate universal behavior of isolated many-body systems far from equilibrium, which is relevant for a wide range of applic … - Relativistic corrections to ϒ exclusive decay into double S-wave charmonia

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Author(s): Hajime Fukuda, Keisuke Harigaya, Masahiro Ibe, and Tsutomu T. YanagidaWe pursue a class of visible axion models where the axion mass is enhanced by strong dynamics in a mirrored copy of the … - (2+1)-dimensional wormhole from a doublet of scalar fields

Author(s): S. Habib Mazharimousavi and M. HalilsoyWe present a class of exact solutions in the framework of (2+1)-dimensional Einstein gravity coupled minimally to a doublet of scalar fields. Our solu … - Is cosmic censorship restored in higher dimensions?

Author(s): M. D. Mkenyeleye, Rituparno Goswami, and Sunil D. MaharajIn this paper we extend the analysis of gravitational collapse of spherically symmetric generalized Vaidya spacetimes to higher dime … - Vacuum polarization at the boundary of a topological insulator

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Author(s): Gyula Fodor, Péter Forgács, and Philippe GrandclémentBreather-type (time-periodic and spatially localized) solutions with spherical symmetry are investigated in a massless scalar field theo … - Anthropic origin of the neutrino mass from cooling failure

Author(s): Raphael Bousso, Dan Mainemer Katz, and Claire ZukowskiThe sum of active neutrino masses is well constrained, 58 meV≤m_{ν}≲0.23 eV, but the origin of this scale is not well understood. Her … - Study of D^{**} production and light hadronic states in the B [over ¯] ^{0} →D^{*+} ωπ^{−} decay

Author(s): D. Matvienko et al. (The Belle Collaboration)We report on the first observations of B[over ¯]^{0}→D_{1}(2430)^{0}ω, B[over ¯]^{0}→D_{1}(2420)^{0}ω, and B[over ¯]^{0}→D_{2}^{*}(2460)^{0}ω de … - |V_{ub} | from B→πℓν decays and (2+1)-flavor lattice QCD

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Author(s): Bing-Nan Lu, Timo A. Lähde, Dean Lee, and Ulf-G. MeißnerWe study the breaking of rotational symmetry on the lattice for irreducible tensor operators and practical methods for suppressing su … - Exotic leptons at future linear colliders

Author(s): S. Biondini and O. PanellaDoubly charged excited leptons give rise to interesting signatures for physics beyond the standard model at the present Large Hadron Collider. These exotic states … - Two-Higgs-doublet model in terms of observable quantities

Author(s): I. F. Ginzburg and K. A. KanishevWe found a minimal and a comprehensive set of directly measurable quantities defining the most general two-Higgs-doublet model (2HDM); we call these quantit … - First order electroweak phase transition triggered by the Higgs portal vector dark matter

Author(s): Wei ChaoWe investigate an extension of the Standard Model (SM) with a U(1)^{′} gauge symmetry, which is spontaneously broken by a complex scalar singlet and where the new gauge boson is a s … - New bounds for axions and axion-like particles with keV-GeV masses

Author(s): Marius Millea, Lloyd Knox, and Brian D. FieldsWe give updated constraints on hypothetical light bosons with a two-photon coupling such as axions or axion-like particles (ALPs). We focus on … - Planck constraints on inflation in auxiliary vector modified f(R) theories

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Author(s): Marco Baggio, Matthias R. Gaberdiel, and Cheng PengThe symmetric orbifold of K3 is believed to be the conformal field theory (CFT) dual of string theory on AdS_{3}×S^{3}×K3 at the tensionle … - Second order transport coefficient from the chiral anomaly at weak coupling: Diagrammatic resummation

Author(s): Amadeo Jimenez-Alba and Ho-Ung YeeWe compute one of the second order transport coefficients arising from the chiral anomaly in a high-temperature weakly coupled regime of quark-gluon plasma … - Affleck-Dine sneutrino inflation

Author(s): Jason L. Evans, Tony Gherghetta, and Marco PelosoMotivated by the coincidence between the Hubble scale during inflation and the typical seesaw neutrino mass scale, we present a supergravity … - Effective field theory during inflation: Reduced density matrix and its quantum master equation

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Author(s): Carsten Rott, Kazunori Kohri, and Seong Chan ParkSuperheavy dark matter may show its presence in high-energy neutrino signals detected on Earth. From the latest results of IceCube, we could … - Primordial power spectra of Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld inflation in strong gravity limit

Author(s): Inyong Cho and Naveen K. SinghWe investigate the scalar and the tensor perturbations of the φ^{2} inflation model in the strong-gravity limit of Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld (EiBI) theory …