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Author(s): B. Ducloué, T. Lappi, and H. MäntysaariForward rapidity J/ψ meson production in proton-nucleus collisions can be an important constraint of descriptions of the small-x nuclear wave function … - Particle production in high-energy collisions beyond the shockwave limit

Author(s): Tolga Altinoluk and Adrian DumitruWe compute next-to-eikonal and next-to-next-to-eikonal (NNE) corrections to the Lipatov vertex due to a finite target thickness. These arise from electric … - Impact of J/ψ pair production at the LHC and predictions in nonrelativistic QCD

Author(s): Li-Ping Sun, Hao Han, and Kuang-Ta ChaoFor J/ψ pair production at hadron colliders, we present the full next-to-leading order (NLO) calculations with the color-singlet channel in nonrelativ … - Inverse magnetic catalysis in bottom-up holographic QCD

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Author(s): Rahool Kumar Barman, Biplob Bhattacherjee, Amit Chakraborty, and Arghya ChoudhuryA multitude of searches have already been performed by the ATLAS and CMS collaborations at the LHC to probe … - Renormalizable SU(5) unification

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Author(s): D. F. Jackson Kimball, J. Dudley, Y. Li, S. Thulasi, S. Pustelny, D. Budker, and M. ZolotorevExperiments searching for exotic spin-dependent interactions typically employ magnetic shielding … - Exploring uncertainties in dark energy constraints using current observational data with Planck 2015 distance priors

Author(s): Yun Wang and Mi DaiWe present the distance priors that we have derived from the 2015 Planck data, and use these in combination with the latest observational data from Type Ia supernovae (SN … - Gravitational-wave signatures of exotic compact objects and of quantum corrections at the horizon scale

Author(s): Vitor Cardoso, Seth Hopper, Caio F. B. Macedo, Carlos Palenzuela, and Paolo PaniGravitational waves from binary coalescences provide one of the cleanest signatures of the nature of compact … - Unstable normal modes of low T/W dynamical instabilities in differentially rotating stars

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Author(s): F. Dahia and A. S. LemosWe consider a hydrogen atom confined in a thick brane embedded in a higher-dimensional space. Due to effects of the extra dimensions, the gravitational potential is … - Planck star tunneling time: An astrophysically relevant observable from background-free quantum gravity

Author(s): Marios Christodoulou, Carlo Rovelli, Simone Speziale, and Ilya VilenskyA gravitationally collapsed object can bounce out from its horizon via a tunnelling process that violates the classica … - Hamiltonian simulation of the Schwinger model at finite temperature

Author(s): Boye Buyens, Frank Verstraete, and Karel Van AcoleyenUsing matrix product operators, the Schwinger model is simulated in thermal equilibrium. The variational manifold of gauge-invariant mat … - Electromagnetic description of three-dimensional time-reversal invariant ponderable topological insulators

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Author(s): Badis Ydri, Ramda Khaled, and Rouag AhlamWe study a six matrix model with global SO(3)×SO(3) symmetry containing at most quartic powers of the matrices. This theory exhibits a phase transit … - Exact Casimir interaction of perfectly conducting three-spheres in four euclidean dimensions

Author(s): Giuseppe BimonteExploiting conformal symmetry, we derive a simple exact formula for the classical electromagnetic Casimir interaction of two perfectly conducting three-spheres, including th … - Maxwell-Jüttner distribution for rigidly rotating flows in spherically symmetric spacetimes using the tetrad formalism

Author(s): Victor E. Ambruş and Ion I. CotăescuWe consider rigidly rotating states in thermal equilibrium on static spherically symmetric spacetimes. Using the Maxwell-Jüttner equilibrium distribution … - Revised variational approach to QCD in Coulomb gauge

Author(s): Davide R. Campagnari, Ehsan Ebadati, Hugo Reinhardt, and Peter VastagThe variational approach to QCD in Coulomb gauge is revisited. By assuming the non-Abelian Coulomb potential to be given … - Quark-gluon double parton distributions in the light-front dressed quark model

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Author(s): Carlos Alvarado, Rodolfo M. Capdevilla, Antonio Delgado, and Adam MartinThe LHC has recently reported a slight excess in the h→τμ channel. If this lepton flavor violating (LFV) decay is con … - Exploring peaks and valleys in the diphoton spectrum

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Author(s): Yu Yu, Pengjie Zhang, and Yipeng JingTo take full advantage of the unprecedented power of upcoming weak lensing surveys, understanding the noise, such as cosmic variance and geometry/mask e … - Phonon spectrum and correlations in a transonic flow of an atomic Bose gas

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Author(s): Xilong Fan, Yanbei Chen, and Christopher MessengerCombining information from weak sources, such as known pulsars, for gravitational wave detection, is an attractive approach to improve dete … - Graviton creation by small scale factor oscillations in an expanding universe

Author(s): Enrico D. Schiappacasse and L. H. FordWe treat quantum creation of gravitons by small scale factor oscillations around the average of an expanding universe. Such oscillations can arise in s … - Prefactor in the dynamically assisted Sauter-Schwinger effect

Author(s): Christian Schneider and Ralf SchützholdThe probability of creating an electron-positron pair out of the quantum vacuum by a strong electric field can be enhanced tremendously via an additio … - Jet quenching parameter of the quark-gluon plasma in a strong magnetic field: Perturbative QCD and AdS/CFT correspondence

Author(s): Shiyong Li, Kiminad A. Mamo, and Ho-Ung YeeWe compute the jet quenching parameter q[over ^] of a quark-gluon plasma in the presence of a strong magnetic field using perturbative QCD (pQCD) … - θ dependence of 4D SU(N) gauge theories in the large-N limit

Author(s): Claudio Bonati, Massimo D’Elia, Paolo Rossi, and Ettore VicariWe study the large-N scaling behavior of the θ dependence of the ground-state energy density E(θ) of four-dimensional (4D) SU(N … - Refractive index of quark-gluon plasma: Kinetic theory with a Bhatnagar-Gross-Krook collisional kernel

Author(s): Bing-feng Jiang, De-fu Hou, and Jia-rong LiWe derive the electric permittivity ε and magnetic permeability μ_{M} of the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) with the kinetic theory associated with a Bh … - Monotop signature from the supersymmetric tt [over ¯] H channel

Author(s): Dorival Gonçalves, Kazuki Sakurai, and Michihisa TakeuchiWe point out that a distinctive monotop signature is present in natural supersymmetry scenarios when a scalar top quark and Higgsino … - Cross-correlation search for continuous gravitational waves from a compact object in SNR 1987A in LIGO Science run 5

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Author(s): John D. Barrow and Andronikos PaliathanasisAn algorithm is used to generate new solutions of the scalar-field equations in homogeneous and isotropic universes. Solutions can be found for pu … - Superluminal graviton propagation

Author(s): Karim Benakli, Shira Chapman, Luc Darmé, and Yaron OzWe use the method of characteristics to study superluminal graviton (which we call the swift graviton) propagation in theories of higher … - Coherent 3j-symbol representation for the loop quantum gravity intertwiner space

Author(s): E. Alesci, J. Lewandowski, and I. MäkinenWe introduce a new technique for dealing with the matrix elements of the Hamiltonian operator in loop quantum gravity, based on the use of intertwin … - Probing axions with the neutrino signal from the next Galactic supernova

Author(s): Tobias Fischer, Sovan Chakraborty, Maurizio Giannotti, Alessandro Mirizzi, Alexandre Payez, and Andreas RingwaldWe study the impact of axion emission in simulations of massive star explosio … - Partition function on spheres: How to use zeta function regularization

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Author(s): M. Ablikim et al. (BESIII Collaboration)We present the first study of the process J/ψ→γηπ^{0} using (223.7±1.4)×10^{6} J/ψ events accumulated with the BESIII detector at the BEPCII facility … - Analysis of the charmed mesons D_{1}^{*} (2680), D_{3}^{*} (2760), and D_{2}^{*} (3000)

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Author(s): Tommi Tenkanen and Ville VaskonenWe consider a scenario where the inflaton decays to a hidden sector thermally decoupled from the visible Standard Model sector. A tiny portal coupling betwe … - Quantized Brans-Dicke theory: Phase transition, strong coupling limit, and general relativity

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Author(s): Mohammad Ahmady, Ruben Sandapen, and Neetika SharmaWe use an anti–de Sitter/quantum chromodynamics holographic light-front wave function for the ρ and ϕ mesons, in conjunction with the colo … - Jet production in the CoLoRFulNNLO method: Event shapes in electron-positron collisions

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Author(s): Chen Liang-Wen, Ma Wen-Gan, Zhang Ren-You, Li Xiao-Zhou, and Wang YongWe consider the HZ associated production at the 14 TeV LHC in the littlest Higgs model (LHM) and study the corrections … - Dynamical supersymmetry breaking and late-time R symmetry breaking as the origin of cosmic inflation

Author(s): Kai Schmitz and Tsutomu T. YanagidaSpontaneously broken supersymmetry (SUSY) and a vanishingly small cosmological constant imply that R symmetry must be spontaneously broken at low energies … - Unruh thermalization, gluon condensation, and freeze-out

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Author(s): Eric Braaten, Abhishek Mohapatra, and Hong ZhangAxions can be described by a relativistic field theory with a real scalar field ϕ whose self-interaction potential is a periodic function of … - Relativistic dynamics of superfluid-superconducting mixtures in the presence of topological defects and an electromagnetic field with application to neutron stars

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Author(s): Samuel E. Gralla, Aaron Zimmerman, and Peter ZimmermanWe analytically study the linear response of a near-extremal Kerr black hole to external scalar, electromagnetic, and gravitational fie … - Propagation of gravitational waves in an expanding background in the presence of a point mass

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Author(s): Sergey A. PavluchenkoIn this paper we perform a systematic study of spatially flat [(3+D)+1]-dimensional Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet cosmological models with the Λ-term. We consider models that t … - Quasilocal energy exchange and the null cone

Author(s): Nezihe UzunEnergy is at best defined quasilocally in general relativity. Quasilocal energy definitions depend on the conditions one imposes on the boundary Hamiltonian, i.e., how a finite r … - Modified teleparallel gravity with higher-derivative torsion terms

Author(s): Giovanni Otalora and Emmanuel N. SaridakisWe construct F(T,(∇T)^{2},□T) gravitational modifications, which are novel classes of modified theories arising from higher-derivative torsional te … - Validating estimates of the growth rate of structure with modified gravity simulations

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Author(s): Claudio Pica and Francesco SanninoWe determine the anomalous dimensions of baryon operators for the three-color theory as functions of the number of massless flavors within the conformal wi … - Measurement of the 2νββ decay half-life of ^{150} Nd and a search for 0νββ decay processes with the full exposure from the NEMO-3 detector

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Author(s): Naoyuki Haba, Nobuchika Okada, and Toshifumi YamadaThe Higgs boson mass and top quark mass imply that the Higgs quartic coupling vanishes around the scale of 10^{9}–10^{13} GeV, depending … - Advances in solving the two-fermion homogeneous Bethe-Salpeter equation in Minkowski space

Author(s): W. de Paula, T. Frederico, G. Salmè, and M. VivianiActual solutions of the Bethe-Salpeter equation for a two-fermion bound system are becoming available directly in Minkowski space, by virt … - Double-spin asymmetry A_{LT}^{cosϕ_{S} } in semi-inclusive DIS at CLAS12 and EIC within the collinear framework

Author(s): Xiaoyu Wang, Wenjuan Mao, and Zhun LuWe study the longitudinal-transverse double-spin asymmetry with a cosϕ_{S} modulation in semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering for charged and neutra … - Phenomenology of the Z boson plus jet process at NNLO

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Author(s): Ali Jalali and Mohammad R. GarousiIn the first part of this paper, we calculate the disk-level S-matrix elements of one Ramond-Ramond (RR), one Neveu-Schwarz-Neveu-Schwarz (NSNS), and one N … - Photon-initiated processes at high mass

Author(s): L. A. Harland-Lang, V. A. Khoze, and M. G. RyskinWe consider the influence of photon-initiated processes on high-mass particle production. We discuss in detail the photon parton distributio …