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Author(s): A. N. Ivanov, R. Höllwieser, N. I. Troitskaya, M. Wellenzohn, and Ya. A. BerdnikovIn the Standard Model of electroweak interactions and in the tree approximation we calculate the rate and b … - Linde problem in Yang-Mills theory compactified on R^{2} ×T^{2}

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Author(s): Christopher Jung, Fabian Rennecke, Ralf-Arno Tripolt, Lorenz von Smekal, and Jochen WambachIn this work, we present the first results on vector- and axial-vector meson spectral functions as … - Searches for continuous gravitational waves from Scorpius X-1 and XTE J1751-305 in LIGO’s sixth science run

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Author(s): Sachiko Kuroyanagi, Keitaro Takahashi, Naoyuki Yonemaru, and Hiroki KumamotoPulsar timing arrays are powerful tools to test the existence of cosmic strings by searching for the gravitationa … - Using inpainting to construct accurate cut-sky CMB estimators

Author(s): H. F. Gruetjen, J. R. Fergusson, M. Liguori, and E. P. S. ShellardThe direct evaluation of manifestly optimal, cut-sky cosmic microwave background (CMB) power spectrum and bispectrum estima … - Dark matter in modified gravity?

Author(s): Taishi Katsuragawa and Shinya MatsuzakiWe explore a new horizon of modified gravity from the viewpoint of particle physics. As a concrete example, we take the F(R) gravity to raise a questi … - Nonlinear conductivity of a holographic superconductor under constant electric field

Author(s): Hua Bi Zeng, Yu Tian, Zheyong Fan, and Chiang-Mei ChenThe dynamics of a two-dimensional superconductor under a constant electric field E is studied by using the gauge-gravity correspondence … - Investigation of Finsler geometry as a generalization to curved spacetime of Planck-scale-deformed relativity in the de Sitter case

Author(s): Iarley P. Lobo, Niccoló Loret, and Francisco NettelOver the last few years, Planck-scale modifications to the dispersion relation of particles have been deeply studied for the possibility t … - Strong coupling from hadronic τ decays: A critical appraisal

Author(s): Diogo Boito, Maarten Golterman, Kim Maltman, and Santiago PerisSeveral different analysis methods have been developed to determine the strong coupling via finite-energy sum-rule analyses of … - Quark correlations in the color glass condensate: Pauli blocking and the ridge

Author(s): Tolga Altinoluk, Néstor Armesto, Guillaume Beuf, Alex Kovner, and Michael LublinskyWe consider, for the first time, correlations between quarks produced in p-A collisions in the framework o … - Charmonium spectrum and electromagnetic transitions with higher multipole contributions

Author(s): Wei-Jun Deng, Hui Liu, Long-Cheng Gui, and Xian-Hui ZhongThe charmonium spectrum is calculated with two nonrelativistic quark models, the linear potential model, and the screened potential … - Towards semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering at next-to-next-to-leading order

Author(s): Daniele Anderle, Daniel de Florian, and Yamila Rotstein HabarnauIn this paper, we compute the first set of O(α_{s}^{2}) corrections to semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering structure fun … - New dynamic critical phenomena in nuclear and quark superfluids

Author(s): Noriyuki Sogabe and Naoki YamamotoWe study the dynamic critical phenomena near the possible high-density QCD critical point inside the superfluid phase of nuclear and quark matter. We find … - Double parton scattering in pair production of J/ψ mesons at the LHC revisited

Author(s): Christoph Borschensky and Anna KuleszaDouble parton scattering (DPS) is studied for the example of J/ψ pair production in the LHCb and ATLAS experiments of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) a … - Quark and gluon form factors to four-loop order in QCD: The N_{f}^{3} contributions

Author(s): Andreas von Manteuffel and Robert M. SchabingerWe calculate the four-loop massless QCD corrections with three closed quark lines to quark and gluon form factors. We apply a novel integratio … - Finite-volume QED corrections to decay amplitudes in lattice QCD

Author(s): V. Lubicz, G. Martinelli, C. T. Sachrajda, F. Sanfilippo, S. Simula, and N. TantaloWe demonstrate that the leading and next-to-leading finite-volume effects in the evaluation of leptonic de … - LHC multijet events as a probe for anomalous dimension-six gluon interactions

Author(s): Frank Krauss, Silvan Kuttimalai, and Tilman PlehnHigher-dimensional multigluon interactions affect essentially all effective Lagrangian analyses at the LHC. We show that, contrary to common … - Maximizing the significance in Higgs boson pair analyses

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Author(s): Suchismita Sahoo, Rukmani Mohanta, and Anjan K. GiriRecently, the B factories BABAR and Belle as well as the LHCb experiment have reported several anomalies in the semileptonic B meson deca … - Nonthermal fixed points in quantum field theory beyond the weak-coupling limit

Author(s): Jürgen Berges and Benjamin WallischThe approach to equilibrium from systems far from it is a subject of great interest in a wide variety of problems. The authors analyze a scalar field theo … - On-shell parameter fixing in the quark-meson model

Author(s): Prabal Adhikari, Jens O. Andersen, and Patrick KneschkeThe quark-meson model is often used as an effective low-energy model for QCD to study the chiral transition at finite temperature T an … - Electrical conductivity of hadronic matter from different possible mesonic and baryonic loops

Author(s): Sabyasachi GhoshElectromagnetic current-current correlators in pionic and nucleonic medium have been evaluated in the static limit to obtain electrical conductivities for pion and nucleon c … - Erratum: Λ_{b} →J/ψKΞ decay and the higher order chiral terms of the meson baryon interaction [Phys. Rev. D 92, 076015 (2015)]

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Author(s): Louis Lello, Daniel Boyanovsky, and Robert D. PisarskiIn the standard model extended with a seesaw mass matrix, we study the production of sterile neutrinos from the decay of vector bosons … - Dynamics and chaos in the unified scalar field cosmology. II. System in a finite box

Author(s): Giovanni Acquaviva and Georgios Lukes-GerakopoulosWe revisit the global dynamics of unified dark matter cosmological models and analyze it in a new dynamical system setting. In particular, … - Dynamical Dark Matter from strongly-coupled dark sectors

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Author(s): James Halverson, Brent D. Nelson, and Fabian RuehleWe study cosmological constraints on dark pure Yang-Mills sectors. Dark glueballs are overproduced for large regions of ultraviolet parame … - Analytic halo approach to the bispectrum of galaxies in redshift space

Author(s): Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Yue Nan, and Chiaki HikageWe present an analytic formula for the galaxy bispectrum in redshift space on the basis of the halo approach description with the halo occupatio … - Separate universes beyond general relativity

Author(s): Wayne Hu and Austin JoyceWe establish purely geometric or metric-based criteria for the validity of the separate universe ansatz, under which the evolution of small-scale observables in a l … - Sensitivity to a frequency-dependent circular polarization in an isotropic stochastic gravitational wave background

Author(s): Tristan L. Smith and Robert CaldwellWe calculate the sensitivity to a circular polarization of an isotropic stochastic gravitational wave background (ISGWB) as a function of frequency for g … - Constraining some Horndeski gravity theories

Author(s): Sourav Bhattacharya and Sumanta ChakrabortyWe discuss two spherically symmetric solutions admitted by the Horndeski (or scalar-tensor) theory in the context of Solar System and astrophysica … - Breaking the Vainshtein screening in clusters of galaxies

Author(s): Vincenzo Salzano, David F. Mota, Salvatore Capozziello, and Megan DonahueIn this work we will test an alternative model of gravity belonging to the large family of Galileon models. It is ch … - Measuring neutron star tidal deformability with Advanced LIGO: A Bayesian analysis of neutron star-black hole binary observations

Author(s): Prayush Kumar, Michael Pürrer, and Harald P. PfeifferThe pioneering discovery of gravitational waves (GWs) by Advanced LIGO has ushered us into an era of observational GW astrophysics. Comp … - Quantum complexity and negative curvature

Author(s): Adam R. Brown, Leonard Susskind, and Ying ZhaoAs time passes, once simple quantum states tend to become more complex. For strongly coupled k-local Hamiltonians, this growth of computational … - Nonperturbative aspects of Euclidean Yang-Mills theories in linear covariant gauges: Nielsen identities and a BRST-invariant two-point correlation function

Author(s): M. A. L. Capri, D. Dudal, A. D. Pereira, D. Fiorentini, M. S. Guimaraes, B. W. Mintz, L. F. Palhares, and S. P. SorellaIn order to construct a gauge-invariant two-point function in a Yang-M … - Constrained field theories on spherically symmetric spacetimes with horizons

Author(s): Karan Fernandes, Amitabha Lahiri, and Suman GhoshWe apply the Dirac-Bergmann algorithm for the analysis of constraints to gauge theories defined on spherically symmetric black hole backgrou … - Functional renormalization group for the U(1)−T_{5}^{6} tensorial group field theory with closure constraint

Author(s): Vincent Lahoche and Dine Ousmane SamaryThis paper is focused on the functional renormalization group applied to the T_{5}^{6} tensor model on the Abelian group U(1) with closure constraint. … - Yang-Mills correlators across the deconfinement phase transition

Author(s): U. Reinosa, J. Serreau, M. Tissier, and A. TresmontantWe compute the finite temperature ghost and gluon propagators of Yang-Mills theory in the Landau-DeWitt gauge. The background field tha … - Nonvacuum AdS cosmology and comments on gauge theory correlator

Author(s): Soumyabrata Chatterjee, Sudipto Paul Chowdhury, Sudipta Mukherji, and Yogesh K. SrivastavaSeveral time dependent backgrounds, with perfect fluid matter, can be used to construct solutions o … - Two-loop gravity amplitudes from four dimensional unitarity

Author(s): David C. Dunbar, Guy R. Jehu, and Warren B. PerkinsWe compute the polylogarithmic parts of the two-loop four- and five-graviton amplitudes where the external helicities are positive and exp … - Two-loop renormalization of quantum gravity simplified

Author(s): Zvi Bern, Huan-Hang Chi, Lance Dixon, and Alex EdisonThe coefficient of the dimensionally regularized two-loop R^{3} divergence of (nonsupersymmetric) gravity theories has recently been sho … - Erratum: Energy-momentum correlations for Abelian Higgs cosmic strings [Phys. Rev. D 93, 085014 (2016)]

Author(s): David Daverio, Mark Hindmarsh, Martin Kunz, Joanes Lizarraga, and Jon Urrestilla[Phys. Rev. D 95, 049903] Published Wed Feb 22, 2017 - Observation of B_{c}^{+} →J/ψD^{(*)} K^{(*)} decays

Author(s): R. Aaij et al. (LHCb Collaboration)A search for the decays B_{c}^{+}→J/ψD^{(*)0}K^{+} and B_{c}^{+}→J/ψD^{(*)+}K^{*0} is performed with data collected at the LHCb experiment corresponding t … - Effects of Z_{b} states and bottom meson loops on ϒ(4S)→ϒ(1S,2S)π^{+} π^{−} transitions

Author(s): Yun-Hua Chen, Martin Cleven, Johanna T. Daub, Feng-Kun Guo, Christoph Hanhart, Bastian Kubis, Ulf-G. Meißner, and Bing-Song ZouWe study the dipion transitions ϒ(4S)→ϒ(nS)π^{+}π^{−}(n=1,2). … - Revisiting the B^{0} →π^{0} π^{0} decays in the perturbative QCD approach

Author(s): Yun-Feng Li and Xian-Qiao YuWe recalculate the branching ratio and CP asymmetry for B[over ¯]^{0}(B^{0})→π^{0}π^{0} decays in the perturbative QCD approach. In this approach, we consider al … - Local factorization of the fermion determinant in lattice QCD

Author(s): Marco Cè, Leonardo Giusti, and Stefan SchaeferWe introduce a factorization of the fermion determinant in lattice QCD with Wilson-type fermions that leads to a bosonic action which is local … - Dark matter candidates in the constrained exceptional supersymmetric standard model

Author(s): P. Athron, A. W. Thomas, S. J. Underwood, and M. J. WhiteThe exceptional supersymmetric standard model is a low energy alternative to the minimal supersymmetric standard model (MSSM) with a … - Z^{′} -portal right-handed neutrino dark matter in the minimal U(1)_{X} extended Standard Model

Author(s): Nobuchika Okada and Satomi OkadaWe consider a concise dark matter (DM) scenario in the context of a nonexotic U(1) extension of the Standard Model (SM), where a new U(1)_{X} gauge symmetry … - Heavy quarkonium moving in hot and dense deconfined nuclear matter

Author(s): Lata Thakur, Najmul Haque, and Hiranmaya MishraWe study the behavior of the complex potential between a heavy quark and its antiquark, which are in relative motion with respect to a hot and … - Magnetic moment of the X_{Q} state with J^{PC} =1^{+±} in light cone QCD sum rules

Author(s): A. K. Agamaliev, T. M. Aliev, and M. SavcıThe magnetic moments of the recently observed resonance X_{b}(5568) by D0 Collaboration and its partner with charm quark are calculated in the fram … - Editorial Note: Stretching and Kibble scaling regimes for Hubble-damped defect networks [Phys. Rev. D 94, 116017 (2016)]

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Author(s): D. I. Kazakov and D. E. VlasenkoWe consider the leading and subleading UV divergences for the four-point on-shell scattering amplitudes in D=8 N=1 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory in the pl … - Vacuum polarization throughout general subtracted black hole spacetimes

Author(s): Mirjam Cvetič and Alejandro SatzWe compute the vacuum polarization of a massless minimally coupled scalar field in a background given by a black hole with subtracted geometry. Extending pre … - Gravitational localization of scalar zero modes in SU(5)×Z_{2} branes

Author(s): Nelson Pantoja and Rossana RojasThe fluctuations of five-dimensional self-gravitating non-Abelian kinks which arise from the breaking of the SU(5)×Z_{2}-symmetric theory are analyzed within … - Unitarity and microscopic acausality in a nonlocal theory

Author(s): Christopher D. CaroneWe consider unitarity and causality in a higher-derivative theory of infinite order, where propagators fall off more quickly in the ultraviolet due to the presence of a … - Enhanced asymptotic symmetry algebra of (2+1)-dimensional flat space

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Author(s): Xiao-Mei Kuang and Olivera MiskovicWe study the thermal phase transitions of charged black holes in dimensionally continued gravity in anti–de Sitter space. We find the van der Waals–like p … - Quantum simulation of gravitational-like waves in minisuperspace with an artificial qubit

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Author(s): John Kearney, Nicholas Orlofsky, and Aaron PierceDirect detection bounds are beginning to constrain a very simple model of weakly interacting dark matter—a Majorana fermion with a coupling … - Unified resolution of the R(D) and R(D^{*} ) anomalies and the lepton flavor violating decay h→μτ

Author(s): Debajyoti Choudhury, Anirban Kundu, Soumitra Nandi, and Sunando Kumar PatraTaking advantage of the fact that the flavor of the neutrino in semileptonic B decays B→D^{(*)}τν is not known, we … - Rare semileptonic B→K(π)l_{i}^{−} l_{j}^{+} decay in a vector leptoquark model

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