- Parton-to-kaon fragmentation revisited

Author(s): Daniel de Florian, Manuel Epele, Roger J. Hernández-Pinto, R. Sassot, and Marco StratmannWe revisit the global QCD analysis of parton-to-kaon fragmentation functions at next-to-leading-orde … - Triple Regge exchange mechanisms of four-pion continuum production in the pp→ppπ^{+} π^{−} π^{+} π^{−} reaction

Author(s): Radosław Kycia, Piotr Lebiedowicz, Antoni Szczurek, and Jacek TurnauWe consider exclusive multiperipheral production of four charged pions in proton-proton collisions at high energies with … - Charmonium spectrum with a Dirac potential model in the momentum space

Author(s): David Molina, Maurizio De Sanctis, and César Fernández-RamírezWe study the charmonium spectrum using a complete one gluon exchange approach based on a phenomenological relativistic qq[over ... - Uncovering the relation of a scalar resonance to the Higgs boson

Author(s): Adrián Carmona, Florian Goertz, and Andreas PapaefstathiouWe consider the associated production of a scalar resonance with the standard model Higgs boson. We demonstrate via a realistic phe ... - Anapole dark matter annihilation into photons

Author(s): David C. LatimerIn models of anapole dark matter (DM), the DM candidate is a Majorana fermion whose primary interaction with standard model (SM) particles is through an anapole coupling to ... - What are the low-Q and large-x boundaries of collinear QCD factorization theorems?

Author(s): E. Moffat, W. Melnitchouk, T. C. Rogers, and N. SatoDescribing many applications in hadronic physics beyond certain kinematic regions where the factorization approximations no longer apply ... - Efficient simulations of large-scale structure in modified gravity cosmologies with comoving Lagrangian acceleration

Author(s): Georgios Valogiannis and Rachel BeanWe implement an adaptation of the cola approach, a hybrid scheme that combines Lagrangian perturbation theory with an N-body approach, to model nonlinear ... - Cosmological solutions with gravitational particle production and nonzero curvature

Author(s): Andronikos Paliathanasis, John D. Barrow, and Supriya PanIn a homogeneous and isotropic universe with nonzero spatial curvature we consider the effects of gravitational particle production ... - Effect of relativistic acceleration on continuous variable quantum teleportation and dense coding

Author(s): Piotr T. Grochowski, Grzegorz Rajchel, Filip Kiałka, and Andrzej DraganWe investigate how relativistic acceleration of the observers can affect the performance of the quantum teleportation … - Yang-Baxter σ-models, conformal twists, and noncommutative Yang-Mills theory

Author(s): T. Araujo, I. Bakhmatov, E. Ó. Colgáin, J. Sakamoto, M. M. Sheikh-Jabbari, and K. YoshidaThe Yang-Baxter σ-model is a systematic way to generate integrable deformations of AdS_{5}×S^{5}. We … - Entanglement entropy at CFT junctions

Author(s): Michael Gutperle and John D. MillerWe consider entanglement through permeable junctions of N (1+1)-dimensional free boson and free fermion conformal field theories. In the folded picture we … - Nucleon spin-averaged forward virtual Compton tensor at large Q^{2}

Author(s): Richard J. Hill and Gil PazThe nucleon spin-averaged forward virtual Compton tensor determines important physical quantities such as electromagnetically induced mass differences of nucleons … - Quantum numbers of Ω_{c} states and other charmed baryons

Author(s): Hai-Yang Cheng and Cheng-Wei ChiangPossible spin-parity quantum numbers for excited charmed baryon resonances are discussed in this work. Our main results are as follows. (i) Among the five … - Erratum: Limits on nonlinear electrodynamics [Phys. Rev. D 93, 093020 (2016)]

Author(s): M. Fouché, R. Battesti, and C. Rizzo[Phys. Rev. D 95, 099902] Published Thu May 25, 2017 - Polarizations of gravitational waves in f(R) gravity

Author(s): Dicong Liang (梁迪聪), Yungui Gong (龚云贵), Shaoqi Hou (侯绍齐), and Yunqi Liu (刘云旗)We point out that there are only three polarizations for gravitational waves in f(R) gravity, and the polarizatio … - Iron Kα line of Kerr black holes with Proca hair

Author(s): Menglei Zhou, Cosimo Bambi, Carlos A. R. Herdeiro, and Eugen RaduWe continue our study on the capabilities of present and future x-ray missions to test the nature of astrophysical black hol … - Erratum: Propagation of test particles and scalar fields on a class of wormhole space-times [Phys. Rev. D 90, 024057 (2014)]

Author(s): Peter Taylor[Phys. Rev. D 95, 109904] Published Thu May 25, 2017 - Analysis of P_{c}^{+} (4380) and P_{c}^{+} (4450) as pentaquark states in the molecular picture with QCD sum rules

Author(s): K. Azizi, Y. Sarac, and H. SunduTo better understand the nature and internal structure of the exotic states discovered by many collaborations, more information on their electromagnetic prop … - Finite-representation approximation of lattice gauge theories at the continuum limit with tensor networks

Author(s): Boye Buyens, Simone Montangero, Jutho Haegeman, Frank Verstraete, and Karel Van AcoleyenIt has been established that matrix product states can be used to compute the ground state and single … - Constraints on supersymmetric dark matter for heavy scalar superpartners

Author(s): Peisi Huang, Roger A. Roglans, Daniel D. Spiegel, Yitian Sun, and Carlos E. M. WagnerWe study the constraints on neutralino dark matter in minimal low energy supersymmetry models and the ca … - Internal delensing of cosmic microwave background acoustic peaks

Author(s): Neelima Sehgal, Mathew S. Madhavacheril, Blake Sherwin, and Alexander van EngelenWe present a method to delens the acoustic peaks of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) temperature and po … - Consistent cosmic bubble embeddings

Author(s): S. Shajidul Haque and Bret UnderwoodThe Raychaudhuri equation for null rays is a powerful tool for finding consistent embeddings of cosmological bubbles in a background spacetime in a way t … - CMB internal delensing with general optimal estimator for higher-order correlations

Author(s): Toshiya NamikawaWe present a new method for delensing B modes of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) using a lensing potential reconstructed from the same realization of the CMB polarizat … - Corrections to Newton’s law of gravitation in the context of codimension-1 warped thick braneworlds

Author(s): D. F. S. Veras and C. A. S. AlmeidaIn this work, we compute the corrections in Newton’s law of gravitation due to Kaluza-Klein gravitons in codimension-1 warped thick braneworld scenarios. … - Time-domain metric reconstruction for self-force applications

Author(s): Leor Barack and Paco GiudiceWe present a new method for calculation of the gravitational self-force (GSF) in Kerr geometry, based on a time-domain reconstruction of the metric perturbation … - First measurement of T-odd moments in D^{0} →K_{S}^{0} π^{+} π^{−} π^{0} decays

Author(s): K. Prasanth et al. (Belle Collaboration)We report the first measurement of the T-odd moments in the decay D^{0}→K_{S}^{0}π^{+}π^{−}π^{0} from a data sample corresponding to an integrated lu … - Nuclear parton density functions from jet production in DIS at an EIC

Author(s): M. Klasen, K. Kovařík, and J. PotthoffWe investigate the potential of inclusive-jet production in deep-inelastic scattering (DIS) at a future electron-ion collider (EIC) to improve our curr … - Z(3) metastable states in a Polyakov quark meson model

Author(s): Ranjita K. Mohapatra and Hiranmaya MishraWe study the existence of Z(3) metastable states in the presence of the dynamical quarks within the ambit of a Polyakov quark meson (PQM) model. Wit … - Collinear parton distributions and the structure of the nucleon sea in a light-front meson-cloud model

Author(s): Stefan Kofler and Barbara PasquiniThe unpolarized, helicity and transversity parton distribution functions of the nucleon are studied within a convolution model where the bare nucleon is dr … - Implications of the absence of high-mass radion signals

Author(s): Aqeel Ahmed, Barry M. Dillon, Bohdan Grzadkowski, John F. Gunion, and Yun JiangGiven the disappearance of the 750 GeV diphoton LHC signal and the absence of signals at high mass in this and … - Strong CP problem and spontaneous generation of the CP violating phase in the CKM matrix

Author(s): Wei LiaoWe show that in a complementary two-Higgs doublet model (C2HDM) the CP violating phase in the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa matrix can be generated spontaneously, dangerous flavor chang … - Breathers and nonlinear waves on open vortex filaments in the nonrelativistic Abelian Higgs model

Author(s): Robert A. Van GorderWe demonstrate the existence of various nonlinear waves along open vortex filaments in the nonrelativistic Abelian Higgs model. These include nonlinear waves, which give … - Twin stars within the SU(3) chiral quark-meson model

Author(s): Andreas Zacchi, Laura Tolos, and Jürgen Schaffner-BielichWe present new stable solutions of the Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff equations for quark stars using a quark matter equation of state b … - Numerical evolutions of spherical Proca stars

Author(s): Nicolas Sanchis-Gual, Carlos Herdeiro, Eugen Radu, Juan Carlos Degollado, and José A. FontVector boson stars, or Proca stars, have been recently obtained as fully nonlinear numerical soluti … - Relativistic tidal acceleration of astrophysical jets

Author(s): Donato Bini, Carmen Chicone, and Bahram MashhoonWithin the framework of general relativity, we investigate the tidal acceleration of astrophysical jets relative to the central collapsed con … - Action functional of the Cardassian universe

Author(s): Xiang-hua Zhai, Rui-hui Lin, Chao-jun Feng, and Xin-zhou LiIt is known that the Cardassian universe is successful in describing the accelerated expansion of the universe, but its dynamic eq … - Loop quantum gravity simplicity constraint as surface defect in complex Chern-Simons theory

Author(s): Muxin Han and Zichang HuangThe simplicity constraint is studied in the context of four-dimensional spinfoam models with a cosmological constant. We find that the quantum simplicity constrai … - Renormalization group flow of entanglement entropy to thermal entropy

Author(s): Ki-Seok Kim and Chanyong ParkUtilizing the holographic technique, we investigate how the entanglement entropy evolves along the renormalization group flow. After introducing a new generaliz … - Decay properties of P-wave charmed baryons from light-cone QCD sum rules

Author(s): Hua-Xing Chen, Qiang Mao, Wei Chen, Atsushi Hosaka, Xiang Liu, and Shi-Lin ZhuWe study decay properties of the P-wave charmed baryons using the method of light-cone QCD sum rules, including … - Effective kinetic description of the expanding overoccupied glasma

Author(s): Naoto Tanji and Raju VenugopalanWe report on a numerical study of the Boltzmann equation including 2↔2 scatterings of gluons and quarks in an overoccupied glasma undergoing longitudinal exp … - Possible small-x effects in the Kaluza-Klein graviton and radion production at high energies

Author(s): A. V. Lipatov and M. A. MalyshevWe study the single graviton production at the CERN LHC using the k_{T}-factorization approach of QCD. We consider the Arkani-Hamed-Dimopoulos-Dvali scenario … - Multiquark study of exotic open bottom baryonic states

Author(s): T. F. Caramés and A. ValcarceWe present a simultaneous study of baryon-meson systems containing a bottom degree of freedom, either as a quark or as an antiquark. This produces two different … - Relativistic corrections to the form factors of B_{c} into S-wave charmonium

Author(s): Ruilin Zhu, Yan Ma, Xin-Ling Han, and Zhen-Jun XiaoWe investigate the form factors of B_{c} meson into S-wave charmonium within the nonrelativistic QCD effective theory and obtain the next- … - Hidden sector explanation of B-decay and cosmic-ray anomalies

Author(s): James M. Cline, Jonathan M. Cornell, David London, and Ryoutaro WatanabeThere are presently several discrepancies in b→sℓ^{+}ℓ^{−} decays of B mesons suggesting new physics coupling to b qu … - Naturalness, vacuum stability, and leptogenesis in the minimal seesaw model

Author(s): Gulab Bambhaniya, P. S. Bhupal Dev, Srubabati Goswami, Subrata Khan, and Werner RodejohannThe right-handed neutrinos within the type-I seesaw mechanism can induce large radiative correction … - Dark matter candidates in a visible heavy QCD axion model

Author(s): Hajime Fukuda, Masahiro Ibe, and Tsutomu T. YanagidaIn this paper, we discuss dark matter candidates in a visible heavy QCD axion model. There, a mirror copied sector of the Standard Model … - Invisible decay of the Higgs boson in the context of a thermal and nonthermal relic in MSSM

Author(s): Rahool Kumar Barman, Genevieve Bélanger, Biplob Bhattacherjee, Rohini Godbole, Gaurav Mendiratta, and Dipan SenguptaWe study the decay of 125 GeV Higgs boson to a pair of lightest neutralin … - 3FGL J1924.8-1034: A spatially extended stable unidentified GeV source?

Author(s): Zi-Qing Xia, Kai-Kai Duan, Shang Li, Yun-Feng Liang, Zhao-Qiang Shen, Chuan Yue, Yuan-Peng Wang, Qiang Yuan, Yi-Zhong Fan, Jian Wu, and Jin ChangMilky Way–like galaxies are predicted to hos … - Line-of-sight extrapolation noise in dust polarization

Author(s): Jason Poh and Scott DodelsonThe B-modes of polarization at frequencies ranging from 50–1000 GHz are produced by Galactic dust, lensing of primordial E-modes in the cosmic microwave backgrou … - Magnetic monopoles from global monopoles in the presence of a Kalb-Ramond Field

Author(s): Nick E. Mavromatos and Sarben SarkarA classical solution for electromagnetic monopoles induced by gravitational (global) monopoles in the presence of a (four-dimensional) Kalb-Ramond axion … - Observing binary black hole ringdowns by advanced gravitational wave detectors

Author(s): Andrea Maselli, Kostas D. Kokkotas, and Pablo LagunaThe direct discovery of gravitational waves from compact binary systems leads for the first time to explore the possibility of black hole … - Gravitational radiation from compact binary systems in screened modified gravity

Author(s): Xing Zhang, Tan Liu, and Wen ZhaoScreened modified gravity (SMG) is a kind of scalar-tensor theory with screening mechanisms, which can suppress the fifth force in dense regions and allow t … - Publisher’s Note: Chiral primordial gravitational waves from dilaton induced delayed chromonatural inflation [Phys. Rev. D 93, 123502 (2016)]

Author(s): Ippei Obata and Jiro Soda[Phys. Rev. D 95, 109903] Published Fri May 19, 2017 - Deconfinement, gradient, and cooling scales for pure SU(2) lattice gauge theory

Author(s): Bernd A. Berg and David A. ClarkeWe investigate the approach of pure SU(2) lattice gauge theory with the Wilson action to its continuum limit using the deconfining phase transition, the gra … - Particle asymmetries from quantum statistics

Author(s): Nikita Blinov and Anson HookWe consider a class of baryogenesis models where the Lagrangian in the visible sector is charge-parity (CP) invariant and a baryon asymmetry is produced only whe … - Quantum propagation across cosmological singularities

Author(s): Steffen Gielen and Neil TurokThe initial singularity is the most troubling feature of the standard cosmology, which quantum effects are hoped to resolve. In this paper, we study quantum cos … - Production of heavy Higgs bosons and decay into top quarks at the LHC. II. Top-quark polarization and spin correlation effects

Author(s): W. Bernreuther, P. Galler, Z.-G. Si, and P. UwerWe analyze, within several parameter scenarios of type-II two-Higgs doublet extensions of the standard model, the impact of heavy neutral Hig … - Radiative electroweak symmetry breaking in standard model extensions

Author(s): K. S. Babu, Ilia Gogoladze, and S. KhanWe study the possibility of radiative electroweak symmetry breaking where loop corrections to the mass parameter of the Higgs boson trigger the symmet … - Effects of rotation and boundaries on chiral symmetry breaking of relativistic fermions

Author(s): M. N. Chernodub and Shinya GongyoIn order to avoid unphysical causality-violating effects, any rigidly rotating system must be bounded in directions transverse to the axis of rotation. We d … - Unruh Effect in nonlocal field theories

Author(s): Nirmalya KajuriWe study the Unruh Effect for a wide class of nonlocal theories. Using the approach of Bogoliubov coefficients, we show that the Unruh Effect remains entirely unmodified in t … - Constraints on cosmological viscosity and self-interacting dark matter from gravitational wave observations

Author(s): Gaurav Goswami, Girish Kumar Chakravarty, Subhendra Mohanty, and A. R. PrasannaIt has been shown that gravitational waves propagate through ideal fluids without experiencing any dispersion … - A Surrogate model of gravitational waveforms from numerical relativity simulations of precessing binary black hole mergers

Author(s): Jonathan Blackman, Scott E. Field, Mark A. Scheel, Chad R. Galley, Daniel A. Hemberger, Patricia Schmidt, and Rory SmithWe present the first surrogate model for gravitational waveforms from … - Thermogeometric description of the van der Waals like phase transition in AdS black holes

Author(s): Krishnakanta Bhattacharya and Bibhas Ranjan MajhiIt is well known that by interpreting the cosmological constant as the pressure, the anti–de Sitter black holes behave as the van der Waals … - Covariantly quantum Galileon

Author(s): Ippocratis D. Saltas and Vincenzo VitaglianoWe derive the 1–loop effective action of the cubic Galileon coupled to quantum-gravitational fluctuations in a background and gauge-independent m … - Adiabatic regularization with a Yukawa interaction

Author(s): Adrian del Rio, Antonio Ferreiro, Jose Navarro-Salas, and Francisco TorrentiWe extend the adiabatic regularization method for an expanding universe to include the Yukawa interaction between … - Quadratic Feynman loop integrands from massless scattering equations

Author(s): Humberto GomezRecently, the Cachazo-He-Yuan (CHY) approach has been extended to the loop level, but the resulting loop integrand has propagators that are linear in the loop momentum unlike … - Towers of positive parity excited baryons and their mixing in the large N_{c} limit

Author(s): Cintia Willemyns and Carlos SchatWe consider configuration mixing for the nonstrange positive parity excited baryons in the [56^{′},0^{+}], [56,2^{+}], [70,0^{+}], and [70,2^{+}] quark mode … - New approach to canonical partition functions computation in N_{f} =2 lattice QCD at finite baryon density

Author(s): V. G. Bornyakov, D. L. Boyda, V. A. Goy, A. V. Molochkov, Atsushi Nakamura, A. A. Nikolaev, and V. I. ZakharovWe propose and test a new approach to computation of canonical partition functi … - Quantum simulation of (1+1)-dimensional U(1) gauge-Higgs model on a lattice by cold Bose gases

Author(s): Yoshihito Kuno, Shinya Sakane, Kenichi Kasamatsu, Ikuo Ichinose, and Tetsuo MatsuiWe present a theoretical study of quantum simulations of (1+1)-dimensional U(1) lattice gauge-Higgs models, … - Is the dark matter particle its own antiparticle?

Author(s): Farinaldo S. Queiroz, Werner Rodejohann, and Carlos E. YagunaWe propose a test based on direct detection data that allows us to determine if the dark matter particle is different from its a … - Weak boson fusion at 100 TeV

Author(s): Dorival Gonçalves, Tilman Plehn, and Jennifer M. ThompsonFrom the LHC runs we know that, with increasing collider energy, weak-boson-fusion Higgs production dominates as an environment for … - Lorentzian quantum cosmology

Author(s): Job Feldbrugge, Jean-Luc Lehners, and Neil TurokWe argue that the Lorentzian path integral is a better starting point for quantum cosmology than its Euclidean counterpart. In particular, we … - Generalized pp waves in Poincaré gauge theory

Author(s): M. Blagojević and B. CvetkovićStarting from the generalized pp waves that are exact vacuum solutions of general relativity with a cosmological constant, we construct a new family of exact v … - Decoupling gravitational sources in general relativity: From perfect to anisotropic fluids

Author(s): Jorge OvalleWe show a simple, systematic and direct approach to decoupling gravitational sources in general relativity. As a direct application, a robust and simple way to generate anisotro … - Geodesics and the magnitude-redshift relation on cosmologically symmetric Finsler spacetimes

Author(s): Manuel Hohmann and Christian PfeiferWe discuss the geodesic motion of both massive test particles, following timelike geodesics, and light, following null geodesics, on Finsler spacetimes w … - Conserved charge of a gravity theory with p-form gauge fields and its property under Kaluza-Klein reduction

Author(s): Jun-Jin PengIn this paper, we investigate the conserved charges of generally diffeomorphism invariant gravity theories with a wide variety of matter fields, particularly of the theories wit … - Quark orbital dynamics in the proton from lattice QCD: From Ji to Jaffe-Manohar orbital angular momentum

Author(s): M. EngelhardtGiven a Wigner distribution simultaneously characterizing quark transverse positions and momenta in a proton, one can directly evaluate their cross product, i.e., quark orbital … - Octant of θ_{23} at long baseline neutrino experiments in the light of nonunitary leptonic mixing

Author(s): Debajyoti Dutta, Pomita Ghoshal, and Sandeep K. SehrawatThe octant of the atmospheric mixing angle θ_{23} is still undetermined by neutrino oscillation experiments. Long-baseline experiment … - Constraining secret gauge interactions of neutrinos by meson decays

Author(s): P. Bakhti and Y. FarzanSecret coupling of neutrinos to a new light vector boson, Z^{′}, with a mass smaller than 100 MeV is motivated within a myriad of scenarios which are designed to expl … - Minimal axion model from flavor

Author(s): Lorenzo Calibbi, Florian Goertz, Diego Redigolo, Robert Ziegler, and Jure ZupanWe show that solving the flavor problem of the Standard Model with a simple U(1)_{H} flavor symmetry naturally … - Inflation from (R+γR^{n} −2Λ) gravity in higher dimensions

Author(s): Sergei V. Ketov and Hiroshi NakadaWe propose a derivation of the inflaton scalar potential from the higher (D) dimensional (R+γR^{n}−2Λ) gravity, with the new coupling constant γ and the co … - Strong gravitational lensing for the photons coupled to a Weyl tensor in a Kerr black hole spacetime

Author(s): Songbai Chen, Shangyun Wang, Yang Huang, Jiliang Jing, and Shiliang WangWe present first the equation of motion for the photon coupled to a Weyl tensor in a Kerr black hole spacetime and th … - Manifestly local formulation of nonlocal approach to the cosmological constant problem

Author(s): Ichiro OdaWe present a manifestly local and general coordinate invariant formulation of a nonlocal approach to the cosmological constant problem which has been recently proposed by Carroll … - Soft hairy horizons in three spacetime dimensions

Author(s): Hamid Afshar, Daniel Grumiller, Wout Merbis, Alfredo Perez, David Tempo, and Ricardo TroncosoWe discuss some aspects of soft hairy black holes and a new kind of “soft hairy cosmologies,” in … - Lattice corrections to the quark quasidistribution at one loop

Author(s): Carl E. Carlson and Michael FreidWe calculate radiative corrections to the quark quasidistribution in lattice perturbation theory at one loop to leading orders in the lattice spacing. We al … - Calculations of the dominant long-range, spin-independent contributions to the interaction energy between two nonrelativistic Dirac fermions from double-boson exchange of spin-0 and spin-1 bosons with spin-dependent couplings

Author(s): S. Aldaihan, D. E. Krause, J. C. Long, and W. M. SnowVarious theories beyond the Standard Model predict new particles with masses in the sub-eV range with very weak couplings to ordinary ma … - Redshift drift of gravitational lensing

Author(s): Oliver F. Piattella and Leonardo GianiWe investigate the effect of the redshift drift in strong gravitational lensing. The redshift drift produces a time variation of (i) the apparent posit … - Fast neutrino conversions: Ubiquitous in compact binary merger remnants

Author(s): Meng-Ru Wu and Irene TamborraThe massive neutron star (NS) or black hole (BH) accretion disk resulting from NS–NS or NS–BH mergers is dense in neutrinos. We present the first study on the r … - Reheating era leptogenesis in models with a seesaw mechanism

Author(s): Yuta Hamada, Koji Tsumura, and Daiki YasuharaObserved baryon asymmetry can be achieved not only by the decay of right-handed neutrinos but also by the scattering processes in the reheating … - Tachyon inflation with steep potentials

Author(s): K. Rezazadeh, K. Karami, and S. HashemiWithin the framework of tachyon inflation, we consider different steep potentials and check their viability in light of the Planck 2015 data. We see t … - Causality in 3D massive gravity theories

Author(s): José D. Edelstein, Gaston Giribet, Carolina Gómez, Ercan Kilicarslan, Matías Leoni, and Bayram TekinWe study the constraints coming from the local causality requirement in various 2+1 dimen … - Improved measurements of branching fractions for η_{c} →ϕϕ and ωϕ

Author(s): M. Ablikim et al. (BESIII Collaboration)Using (223.7±1.4)×10^{6} J/ψ events accumulated with the BESIII detector, we study η_{c} decays to ϕϕ and ωϕ final states. The branching fraction of … - Novel all-orders single-scale approach to QCD renormalization scale-setting

Author(s): Jian-Ming Shen, Xing-Gang Wu, Bo-Lun Du, and Stanley J. BrodskyThe principle of maximal conformality (PMC) provides a rigorous method for eliminating renormalization scheme-and-scale ambigu … - Higher order quark number fluctuations via imaginary chemical potentials in N_{f} =2+1 QCD

Author(s): Massimo D’Elia, Giuseppe Gagliardi, and Francesco SanfilippoWe discuss analytic continuation as a tool to extract the cumulants of the quark number fluctuations in the strongly interacting … - Equivalence between bumblebee models and electrodynamics in a nonlinear gauge

Author(s): C. A. Escobar and A. Martín-RuizBumblebee models are effective field theories describing a vector field with a nonzero vacuum expectation value that spontaneously breaks Lorentz invariance. … - Constraining the general reheating phase in the α-attractor inflationary cosmology

Author(s): Alessandro Di Marco, Paolo Cabella, and Nicola VittorioIn this paper we constrain some aspects of the general postinflationary phase in the context of superconformal α-attractor models of i … - Thermal inflation with a thermal waterfall scalar field coupled to a light spectator scalar field

Author(s): Konstantinos Dimopoulos, David H. Lyth, and Arron RumseyA new model of thermal inflation is introduced, in which the mass of the thermal waterfall field is dependent on a light spectator sc … - How the huge energy of quantum vacuum gravitates to drive the slow accelerating expansion of the Universe

Author(s): Qingdi Wang, Zhen Zhu, and William G. UnruhThe authors consider a free massless scalar field as a quantum field theory defined with a cut-off Λ, but without renormalization of its operators … - Effects of magnetic field topology in black hole-neutron star mergers: Long-term simulations

Author(s): Mew-Bing WanWe report long-term simulations of black hole-neutron star binary mergers where the neutron star possesses an asymmetric magnetic field dipole. Focusing on the scenario where th …