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Publications Authored By A. Klein

2017May
Authors: D. Ho, P. Peng, C. Bass, P. Collins, A. D'Angelo, A. Deur, J. Fleming, C. Hanretty, T. Kageya, M. Khandaker, F. J. Klein, E. Klempt, V. Laine, M. M. Lowry, H. Lu, C. Nepali, V. A. Nikonov, T. O'Connell, A. M. Sandorfi, A. V. Sarantsev, R. A. Schumacher, I. I. Strakovsky, A. Švarc, N. K. Walford, X. Wei, C. S. Whisnant, R. L. Workman, I. Zonta, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, Z. Akbar, M. J. Amaryan, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakian, J. Ball, M. Bashkanov, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, W. J. Briscoe, V. D. Burkert, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, G. Charles, T. Chetry, G. Ciullo, L. Clark, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, V. Crede, N. Dashyan, E. De Sanctis, R. De Vita, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, A. Fradi, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, F. X. Girod, D. I. Glazier, C. Gleason, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, H. Hakobyan, N. Harrison, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, S. V. Kuleshov, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, B. McKinnon, T. Mineeva, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, G. Murdoch, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, M. Paolone, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, D. Protopopescu, M. Ripani, D. Riser, B. G. Ritchie, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. I. Sober, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Strauch, Ye Tian, B. Torayev, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, D. P. Watts, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao

We report the first beam-target double-polarization asymmetries in the $\gamma + n(p) \rightarrow \pi^- + p(p)$ reaction spanning the nucleon resonance region from invariant mass $W$= $1500$ to $2300$ MeV. Circularly polarized photons and longitudinally polarized deuterons in $H\!D$ have been used with the CLAS detector at Jefferson Lab. The exclusive final state has been extracted using three very different analyses that show excellent agreement, and these have been used to deduce the {\it{E}} polarization observable for an effective neutron target. Read More

In mobile crowdsourcing, mobile users accomplish outsourced human intelligence tasks. Mobile crowdsourcing requires an appropriate task assignment strategy, since different workers may have different performance in terms of acceptance rate and quality. Task assignment is challenging, since a worker's performance (i) may fluctuate, depending on both the worker's current context and the task context, (ii) is not known a priori, but has to be learned over time. Read More

The space-based Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will be able to observe the gravitational-wave signals from systems comprised of a massive black hole and a stellar-mass compact object. These systems are known as extreme-mass-ratio inspirals (EMRIs) and are expected to complete $\sim 10^4-10^5$ cycles in band, thus allowing exquisite measurements of their parameters. In this work, we attempt to quantify the astrophysical uncertainties affecting the predictions for the number of EMRIs detectable by LISA, and find that competing astrophysical assumptions produce a variance of about three orders of magnitude in the expected intrinsic EMRI rate. Read More

We study many-body localization properties of the disordered XXZ spin chain in the Ising phase. Disorder is introduced via a random magnetic field in the $z$-direction. We prove a strong form of dynamical exponential clustering for eigenstates in the droplet spectrum: For any pair of local observables separated by a distance $\ell$, the sum of the associated correlators over these states decays exponentially in $\ell$, in expectation. Read More

The coalescence of compact objects is one of the most promising sources of gravitational waves for ground-based interferometric detectors, such as advanced LIGO and Virgo. Generically, com- pact objects in binaries are expected to be spinning with spin angular momenta misaligned with the orbital angular momentum, causing the orbital plane to precess. This precession adds rich structure to the gravitational waves, introducing such complexity that an analytic closed-form description has been unavailable until now. Read More

The recent Advanced LIGO detections of coalescing black hole binaries (BHBs) imply a large population of such systems emitting at milli-Hz frequencies, accessible to the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA). We show that these systems provide a new class of cosmological standard sirens. Direct LISA luminosity distance -$D_l$- measurements, combined with the inhomogeneous redshift -$z$- distribution of possible host galaxies provide an effective way to populate the $D_l-z$ diagram at $z<0. Read More

2017Mar
Authors: P. Collins, B. G. Ritchie, M. Dugger, A. V. Anisovich, M. Döring, E. Klempt, V. A. Nikonov, D. Rönchen, D. Sadasivan, A. Sarantsev, K. P. Adhikaria, Z. Akbar, M. J. Amaryana, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakiana, J. Ball, I. Balossino, M. Bashkanova, M. Battaglieri, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Bisellik, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, V. D. Burkert, Frank Thanh Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, T. Chetry, G. Ciullo, L. Clark, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, N. Compton, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, E. Fanchini, G. Fedotov, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, D. I. Glazier, C. Gleason, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, C. Hanretty, N. Harrison, D. Heddle, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. S. Jo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, I. J. D. MacGregor, N. Markov, B. McKinnon, C. A. Meyer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, G. Murdoch, P. Nadel-Turonski, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, M. Paolone, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, B. A. Raue, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, M. Taiuti, Ye Tian, B. Torayev, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, X. Wei, N. Zachariou, J. Zhang

Measurements of the linearly-polarized photon beam asymmetry $\Sigma$ for photoproduction from the proton of $\eta$ and $\eta^\prime$ mesons are reported. A linearly-polarized tagged photon beam produced by coherent bremsstrahlung was incident on a cryogenic hydrogen target within the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer. Results are presented for the $\gamma p \to \eta p$ reaction for incident photon energies from 1. Read More

We focus on energy harvesting (EH) two-hop communications since they are the essential building blocks of more complicated multi-hop networks. The scenario consists of three nodes, where an EH transmitter wants to send data to a receiver through an EH relay. The harvested energy is used exclusively for data transmission and we address the problem of how to efficiently use it. Read More

Following the selection of The Gravitational Universe by ESA, and the successful flight of LISA Pathfinder, the LISA Consortium now proposes a 4 year mission in response to ESA's call for missions for L3. The observatory will be based on three arms with six active laser links, between three identical spacecraft in a triangular formation separated by 2.5 million km. Read More

We study the role of finite size effects on a metallic critical behavior near a q = 0 critical point and compare the results with the recent extensive quantum Monte-Carlo (QMC) study [Y. Schattner et al, PRX 6, 0231028]. This study found several features in both bosonic and fermionic responses, in disagreement with the expected critical behavior with dynamical exponent z = 3. Read More

We consider parallel asynchronous Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) sampling for problems where we can leverage (stochastic) gradients to define continuous dynamics which explore the target distribution. We outline a solution strategy for this setting based on stochastic gradient Hamiltonian Monte Carlo sampling (SGHMC) which we alter to include an elastic coupling term that ties together multiple MCMC instances. The proposed strategy turns inherently sequential HMC algorithms into asynchronous parallel versions. Read More

We present an eigensystem multiscale analysis for proving localization (pure point spectrum with exponentially decaying eigenfunctions, dynamical localization) for the Anderson model in an energy interval. In particular, it yields localization for the Anderson model in a nonempty interval at the bottom of the spectrum. This eigensystem multiscale analysis in an energy interval treats all energies of the finite volume operator at the same time, establishing level spacing and localization of eigenfunctions with eigenvalues in the energy interval in a fixed box with high probability. Read More

We discuss the potential of AFTER@LHC to measure single-transverse-spin asymmetries in open-charm and bottomonium production. With a HERMES-like hydrogen polarised target, such measurements over a year can reach precisions close to the per cent level. This is particularly remarkable since these analyses can probably not be carried out anywhere else Read More

SciDB is a scalable, computational database management system that uses an array model for data storage. The array data model of SciDB makes it ideally suited for storing and managing large amounts of imaging data. SciDB is designed to support advanced analytics in database, thus reducing the need for extracting data for analysis. Read More

We study the impact of the non-analytic reconstruction of vortex cores on static vortex structures in weakly coupled superfluids. We show that in rotating two-dimensional systems, the Abrikosov vortex lattice is unstable to vortex core deformation: Each zero of the wave function becomes a cut of finite length. The directors characterizing the orientations of the cuts are themselves ordered in superstructures due either to surface effects or to interaction with shear deformations of the lattice (spiral structure). Read More

We describe a detection system designed for precise measurements of angular correlations in neutron $\beta$ decay. The system is based on thick, large area, highly segmented silicon detectors developed in collaboration with Micron Semiconductor, Ltd. The prototype system meets specifications for $\beta$ electron detection with energy thresholds below 10 keV, energy resolution of $\sim$3 keV FWHM, and rise time of $\sim$50 ns with 19 of the 127 detector pixels instrumented. Read More

A space-based interferometer such as eLISA could observe few to few thousands progenitors of black hole binaries (BHBs) similar to those recently detected by Advanced LIGO. Gravitational radiation circularizes the orbit during inspiral, but some BHBs retain a measurable eccentricity at the low frequencies where eLISA is most sensitive. The eccentricity of a BHB carries precious information about its formation channel: BHBs formed in the field, in globular clusters, or close to a massive black hole (MBH) have distinct eccentricity distributions in the eLISA band. Read More

Content caching in small base stations or wireless infostations is considered to be a suitable approach to improve the efficiency in wireless content delivery. Placing the optimal content into local caches is crucial due to storage limitations, but it requires knowledge about the content popularity distribution, which is often not available in advance. Moreover, local content popularity is subject to fluctuations since mobile users with different interests connect to the caching entity over time. Read More

Anisotropy is a fundamental property of particle interactions. It occupies a central role in cold and ultra-cold molecular processes, where long range forces have been found to significantly depend on orientation in ultra-cold polar molecule collisions. Recent experiments have demonstrated the emergence of quantum phenomena such as scattering resonances in the cold collisions regime due to quantization of the intermolecular degrees of freedom. Read More

Binary systems of two compact objects circularize and spiral toward each other via the emission of gravitational waves. The coupling of the spins of each object with the orbital angular momentum causes the orbital plane to precess, which leads to modulation of the gravitational wave signal. Until now, generating frequency-domain waveforms for fully precessing systems for use in gravitational wave data analysis meant numerically integrating the equations of motion, then Fourier transforming the result, which is very computationally intensive for systems that complete hundreds or thousands of cycles in the sensitive band of a detector. Read More

Structure functions, as measured in lepton-nucleon scattering, have proven to be very useful in studying the quark dynamics within the nucleon. However, it is experimentally difficult to separately determine the longitudinal and transverse structure functions, and consequently there are substantially less data available for the longitudinal structure function in particular. Here we present separated structure functions for hydrogen and deuterium at low four--momentum transfer squared, Q^2< 1 GeV^2, and compare these with parton distribution parameterizations and a k_T factorization approach. Read More

We obtain a bound on the expectation of the spectral shift function for alloy-type random Schr\"odinger operators on $\mathbb{R}^d$ in the region of localisation, corresponding to a change from Dirichlet to Neumann boundary conditions along the boundary of a finite volume. The bound scales with the area of the surface where the boundary conditions are changed. As an application of our bound on the spectral shift function, we prove a reverse Wegner inequality for finite-volume Schr\"odinger operators in the region of localisation with a constant locally uniform in the energy. Read More

Bayesian optimization has become a successful tool for hyperparameter optimization of machine learning algorithms, such as support vector machines or deep neural networks. Despite its success, for large datasets, training and validating a single configuration often takes hours, days, or even weeks, which limits the achievable performance. To accelerate hyperparameter optimization, we propose a generative model for the validation error as a function of training set size, which is learned during the optimization process and allows exploration of preliminary configurations on small subsets, by extrapolating to the full dataset. Read More

We use a bootstrap argument to enhance the eigensystem multiscale analysis, introduced by Elgart and Klein for proving localization for the Anderson model at high disorder. The eigensystem multiscale analysis studies finite volume eigensystems, not finite volume Green's functions. It yields pure point spectrum with exponentially decaying eigenfunctions and dynamical localization. Read More

The impact of a laser pulse on a highly absorbing liquid drop can lead to a violent response: the drop is accelerated, strongly deforms, and eventually fragments. Shock waves, the ejection of matter, and even plasma formation can accompany this process .. Read More

Up to hundreds of black hole binaries individually resolvable by eLISA will coalesce in the Advanced LIGO/Virgo band within ten years, allowing for multi-band gravitational wave observations. Binaries formed via dynamical interactions in dense star clusters are expected to have eccentricities $e_0\sim 10^{-3}$-$10^{-1}$ at the frequencies $f_0=10^{-2}$ Hz where eLISA is most sensitive, while binaries formed in the field should have negligible eccentricity in both frequency bands. We estimate that eLISA should always be able to detect a nonzero $e_0$ whenever $e_0\gtrsim 10^{-2}$; if $e_0\sim 10^{-3}$, eLISA should detect nonzero eccentricity for a fraction $\sim 90\%$ ($\sim 25\%$) of binaries when the observation time is $T_{\rm obs}=5$ ($2$) years, respectively. Read More

2016Apr
Authors: P. E. Bosted1, A. S. Biselli2, S. Careccia3, G. Dodge4, R. Fersch5, S. E. Kuhn6, J. Pierce7, Y. Prok8, X. Zheng9, K. P. Adhikari10, D. Adikaram11, Z. Akbar12, M. J. Amaryan13, S. Anefalos Pereira14, G. Asryan15, H. Avakian16, R. A. Badui17, J. Ball18, N. A. Baltzell19, M. Battaglieri20, V. Batourine21, I. Bedlinskiy22, S. Boiarinov23, W. J. Briscoe24, S. Bültmann25, V. D. Burkert26, T. Cao27, D. S. Carman28, A. Celentano29, S. Chandavar30, G. Charles31, T. Chetry32, G. Ciullo33, L. Clark34, L. Colaneri35, P. L. Cole36, M. Contalbrigo37, O. Cortes38, V. Crede39, A. D'Angelo40, N. Dashyan41, R. De Vita42, A. Deur43, C. Djalali44, R. Dupre45, H. Egiyan46, A. El Alaoui47, L. El Fassi48, P. Eugenio49, E. Fanchini50, G. Fedotov51, A. Filippi52, J. A. Fleming53, T. A. Forest54, A. Fradi55, M. Garçon56, N. Gevorgyan57, Y. Ghandilyan58, G. P. Gilfoyle59, K. L. Giovanetti60, F. X. Girod61, C. Gleason62, W. Gohn63, E. Golovatch64, R. W. Gothe65, K. A. Griffioen66, N. Guler67, L. Guo68, K. Hafidi69, C. Hanretty70, N. Harrison71, M. Hattawy72, D. Heddle73, K. Hicks74, M. Holtrop75, S. M. Hughes76, Y. Ilieva77, D. G. Ireland78, B. S. Ishkhanov79, E. L. Isupov80, D. Jenkins81, H. Jiang82, H. S. Jo83, K. Joo84, S. Joosten85, D. Keller86, M. Khandaker87, W. Kim88, A. Klein89, F. J. Klein90, V. Kubarovsky91, S. V. Kuleshov92, L. Lanza93, P. Lenisa94, K. Livingston95, H. Y. Lu96, I . J . D. MacGregor97, N. Markov98, M. E. McCracken99, B. McKinnon100, C. A. Meyer101, R. Minehart102, M. Mirazita103, V. Mokeev104, A Movsisyan105, E. Munevar106, C. Munoz Camacho107, P. Nadel-Turonski108, L. A. Net109, A. Ni110, S. Niccolai111, G. Niculescu112, I. Niculescu113, M. Osipenko114, A. I. Ostrovidov115, R. Paremuzyan116, K. Park117, E. Pasyuk118, P. Peng119, W. Phelps120, S. Pisano121, O. Pogorelko122, J. W. Price123, S. Procureur124, D. Protopopescu125, A. J. R. Puckett126, B. A. Raue127, M. Ripani128, A. Rizzo129, G. Rosner130, P. Rossi131, P. Roy132, F. Sabatié133, C. Salgado134, R. A. Schumacher135, E. Seder136, Y. G. Sharabian137, A. Simonyan138, Iu. Skorodumina139, G. D. Smith140, N. Sparveris141, Ivana Stankovic142, S. Stepanyan143, I. I. Strakovsky144, S. Strauch145, V. Sytnik146, M. Taiuti147, Ye Tian148, B. Torayev149, M. Ungaro150, H. Voskanyan151, E. Voutier152, N. K. Walford153, D. P. Watts154, X. Wei155, L. B. Weinstein156, M. H. Wood157, N. Zachariou158, L. Zana159, J. Zhang160, Z. W. Zhao161, I. Zonta162
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Beam-target double spin asymmetries and target single-spin asymmetries in exclusive $\pi^+$ and $\pi^-$ electroproduction were obtained from scattering of 1.6 to 5.7 GeV longitudinally polarized electrons from longitudinally polarized protons (for $\pi^+$) and deuterons (for $\pi^-$) using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS) at Jefferson Lab. Read More

We extend to the two-particle Anderson model the characterization of the metal-insulator transport transition obtained in the one-particle setting by Germinet and Klein. We show that, for any fixed number of particles, the slow spreading of wave packets in time implies the initial estimate of a modified version of the Bootstrap Multiscale Analysis. In this new version, operators are restricted to boxes defined with respect to the pseudo-distance in which we have the slow spreading. Read More

2016Apr
Affiliations: 1Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography, 2Physics of Fluids Group, Faculty of Science and Technology, MESA+ Institute, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, 3Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography, 4ASML Netherlands B.V., Veldhoven, The Netherlands, 5Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography, 6Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography, 7Physics of Fluids Group, Faculty of Science and Technology, MESA+ Institute, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, 8Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography

The propulsion of a liquid indium-tin micro-droplet by nanosecond-pulse laser impact is experimentally investigated. We capture the physics of the droplet propulsion in a scaling law that accurately describes the plasma-imparted momentum transfer, enabling the optimization of the laser-droplet coupling. The subsequent deformation of the droplet is described by an analytical model that accounts for the droplet's propulsion velocity and the liquid properties. Read More

2016Mar
Authors: D. Rimal, D. Adikaram, B. A. Raue, L. B. Weinstein, J. Arrington, W. K. Brooks, M. Ungaro, K. P. Adhikari, Z. Akbar, S. Anefalos Pereira, R. A. Badui, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, R. P. Bennett, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, S. Bültmann, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, T. Chetry, G. Ciullo, L. Clark, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, N. Compton, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, A. Deur, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, A. Fradi, N. Gevorgyan, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, C. Gleason, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, C. Hanretty, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, D. Heddle, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, S. Joosten, D. Keller, P. Khetarpal, G. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, S. E. Kuhn, S. V. Kuleshov, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, B. McKinnon, M. D. Mestayer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, A Movsisyan, E. Munevar, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, A. Ni, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, M. Paolone, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, Ivana Stankovic, S. Stepanyan, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, M. Taiuti, B. Torayev, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta

[Background] The electromagnetic form factors of the proton measured by unpolarized and polarized electron scattering experiments show a significant disagreement that grows with the squared four momentum transfer ($Q^{2}$). Calculations have shown that the two measurements can be largely reconciled by accounting for the contributions of two-photon exchange (TPE). TPE effects are not typically included in the standard set of radiative corrections since theoretical calculations of the TPE effects are highly model dependent, and, until recently, no direct evidence of significant TPE effects has been observed. Read More

We consider the propagation of several entangled photons through an elastically scattering medium and study statistical properties of their speckle patterns. We find the spatial correlations of multiphoton speckles and their sensitivity to changes of system parameters. Our analysis covers both the directed-wave regime, where rays propagate almost ballistically while experiencing small-angle diffusion, and the real-space diffusive regime. Read More

We investigate the capability of various configurations of the space interferometer eLISA to probe the late-time background expansion of the universe using gravitational wave standard sirens. We simulate catalogues of standard sirens composed by massive black hole binaries whose gravitational radiation is detectable by eLISA, and which are likely to produce an electromagnetic counterpart observable by future surveys. The main issue for the identification of a counterpart resides in the capability of obtaining an accurate enough sky localisation with eLISA. Read More

A free-falling absorbing liquid drop hit by a nanosecond laser-pulse experiences a strong recoil-pressure kick. As a consequence, the drop propels forward and deforms into a thin sheet which eventually fragments. We study how the drop deformation depends on the pulse shape and drop properties. Read More

We compare the science capabilities of different eLISA mission designs, including four-link (two-arm) and six-link (three-arm) configurations with different arm lengths, low-frequency noise sensitivities and mission durations. For each of these configurations we consider a few representative massive black hole formation scenarios. These scenarios are chosen to explore two physical mechanisms that greatly affect eLISA rates, namely (i) black hole seeding, and (ii) the delays between the merger of two galaxies and the merger of the black holes hosted by those galaxies. Read More

2015Nov
Authors: A. Kim, H. Avakian, V. Burkert, K. Joo, W. Kim, K. P. Adhikari, Z. Akbar, S. Anefalos Pereira, R. A. Badui, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, P. Bosted, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, S. Bültmann, T. Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, T. Chetry, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, N. Compton, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, C. Djalali, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, A. Fradi, M. Garçon, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, C. Hanretty, M. Hattawy, D. Heddle, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, S. E. Kuhn, S. V. Kuleshov, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, H. Y. Lu, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, P. Mattione, M. E. McCracken, B. McKinnon, V. Mokeev, A Movsisyan, E. Munevar, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, S. Niccolai, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, M. Paolone, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, G. D. Smith, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, P. Stoler, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, M. Taiuti, B. Torayev, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, L. B. Weinstein, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, I. Zonta

The target and double spin asymmetries of the exclusive pseudoscalar channel $\vec e\vec p\to ep\pi^0$ were measured for the first time in the deep-inelastic regime using a longitudinally polarized 5.9 GeV electron beam and a longitudinally polarized proton target at Jefferson Lab with the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS). The data were collected over a large kinematic phase space and divided into 110 four-dimensional bins of $Q^2$, $x_B$, $-t$ and $\phi$. Read More

We introduce a new approach for proving localization (pure point spectrum with exponentially decaying eigenfunctions, dynamical localization) for the Anderson model at high disorder. In contrast to the usual strategy, we do not study finite volume Green's functions. Instead, we perform a multiscale analysis based on finite volume eigensystems (eigenvalues and eigenfunctions). Read More

We report on the investigation of an advanced circular plasmonic nanoantenna under ultrafast excitation using nonlinear photoemission electron microscopy (PEEM) under near-normal incidence. The circular nanoantenna is enhanced in its performance by a supporting grating and milled out from a gold film. The considered antenna shows a sophisticated physical resonance behavior that is ideal to demonstrate the possibilities of PEEM for the experimental investigations of plasmonic effects on the nanoscale. Read More

Gravitational waves from neutron star binary inspirals contain information about the equation of state of supranuclear matter. In the absence of definitive experimental evidence that determines the correct equation of state, a number of diverse models that give the pressure in a neutron star as function of its density have been proposed. These models differ not only in the approximations and techniques they use to solve the many-body Schr\"odinger equation, but also in the neutron star composition they assume. Read More

2015Jul
Authors: M. E. McCracken, M. Bellis, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, Z. Akbar, S. Anefalos Pereira, R. A. Badui, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, V. D. Burkert, T. Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, O. Cortes, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, G. E. Dodge, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, E. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, B. Garillon, N. Gevorgyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, C. Hanretty, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, H. S. Jo, D. Keller, G. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I. J. D. MacGregor, M. Mayer, B. McKinnon, M. D. Mestayer, C. A. Meyer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, C. I. Moody, K. Moriya, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, S. Niccolai, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, Y. Prok, B. A. Raue, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, C. Salgado, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, Y. G. Sharabian, Iu. Skorodumina, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, P. Stoler, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, Ye Tian, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta

We present a search for ten baryon-number violating decay modes of $\Lambda$ hyperons using the CLAS detector at Jefferson Laboratory. Nine of these decay modes result in a single meson and single lepton in the final state ($\Lambda \rightarrow m \ell$) and conserve either the sum or the difference of baryon and lepton number ($B \pm L$). The tenth decay mode ($\Lambda \rightarrow \bar{p}\pi^+$) represents a difference in baryon number of two units and no difference in lepton number. Read More

Binary black holes on quasicircular orbits with spins aligned with their orbital angular momentum have been testbeds for analytic and numerical relativity for decades, not least because symmetry ensures that such configurations are equilibrium solutions to the spin-precession equations. In this work, we show that these solutions can be unstable when the spin of the higher-mass black hole is aligned with the orbital angular momentum and the spin of the lower-mass black hole is anti-aligned. Spins in these configurations are unstable to precession to large misalignment when the binary separation $r$ is between the values $r_{\rm ud\pm}= (\sqrt{\chi_1} \pm \sqrt{q \chi_2})^4 (1-q)^{-2} M$, where $M$ is the total mass, $q \equiv m_2/m_1$ is the mass ratio, and $\chi_1$ ($\chi_2$) is the dimensionless spin of the more (less) massive black hole. Read More

2015May
Authors: N. Guler, R. G. Fersch, S. E. Kuhn, P. Bosted, K. A. Griffioen, C. Keith, R. Minehart, Y. Prok, K. P. Adhikari, D. Adikaram, M. J. Amaryan, M. D. Anderson, S. Anefalos Pereira, J. Ball, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, I. Bedlinskiy, W. J. Briscoe, W. K. Brooks, S. Bultmann, V. D. Burkert, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, D. Crabb, V. Crede, A. D Angelo, N. Dashyan, A. Deur, C. Djalali, G. E. Dodge, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, B. Garillon, M. Garcon, N. Gevorgyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, J. T. Goetz, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, D. Ho, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, C. E. Hyde, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, E. L. Isupov, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, S. Joosten, D. Keller, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, V. Kubarovsky, S. V. Kuleshov, K. Livingston, H. Y. Lu, I. J. D. MacGregor, B. McKinnon, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, I. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, S. Procureur, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, F. Sabatie, C. Salgado, D. Schott, R. A. Schumacher, E. Seder, A. Simonyan, Iu. Skorodumina, D. Sokhan, N. Sparveris, I. I. Strakovsky, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, Ye Tian, S. Tkachenko, M. Ungaro, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, X. Wei, L. B. Weinstein, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta

We present the final results for the deuteron spin structure functions obtained from the full data set collected with Jefferson Lab's CLAS in 2000-2001. Polarized electrons with energies of 1.6, 2. Read More

In this paper, we propose a novel algorithm to maximize the sum rate in interference-limited scenarios where each user decodes its own message with the presence of unknown interferences and noise considering the signal-to-interference-plus-noise-ratio. It is known that the problem of adapting the transmit and receive filters of the users to maximize the sum rate with a sum transmit power constraint is non-convex. Our novel approach is to formulate the sum rate maximization problem as an equivalent multi-convex optimization problem by adding two sets of auxiliary variables. Read More

2015Mar
Authors: S. Strauch1, W. J. Briscoe2, M. Döring3, E. Klempt4, V. A. Nikonov5, E. Pasyuk6, D. Rönchen7, A. V. Sarantsev8, I. Strakovsky9, R. Workman10, K. P. Adhikari11, D. Adikaram12, M. D. Anderson13, S. Anefalos Pereira14, A. V. Anisovich15, R. A. Badui16, J. Ball17, V. Batourine18, M. Battaglieri19, I. Bedlinskiy20, N. Benmouna21, A. S. Biselli22, J. Brock23, W. K. Brooks24, V. D. Burkert25, T. Cao26, C. Carlin27, D. S. Carman28, A. Celentano29, S. Chandavar30, G. Charles31, L. Colaneri32, P. L. Cole33, N. Compton34, M. Contalbrigo35, O. Cortes36, V. Crede37, N. Dashyan38, A. D'Angelo39, R. De Vita40, E. De Sanctis41, A. Deur42, C. Djalali43, M. Dugger44, R. Dupre45, H. Egiyan46, A. El Alaoui47, L. El Fassi48, L. Elouadrhiri49, P. Eugenio50, G. Fedotov51, S. Fegan52, A. Filippi53, J. A. Fleming54, T. A. Forest55, A. Fradi56, N. Gevorgyan57, Y. Ghandilyan58, K. L. Giovanetti59, F. X. Girod60, D. I. Glazier61, W. Gohn62, E. Golovatch63, R. W. Gothe64, K. A. Griffioen65, M. Guidal66, L. Guo67, K. Hafidi68, H. Hakobyan69, C. Hanretty70, N. Harrison71, M. Hattawy72, K. Hicks73, D. Ho74, M. Holtrop75, S. M. Hughes76, Y. Ilieva77, D. G. Ireland78, B. S. Ishkhanov79, E. L. Isupov80, D. Jenkins81, H. Jiang82, H. S. Jo83, K. Joo84, S. Joosten85, C. D. Keith86, D. Keller87, G. Khachatryan88, M. Khandaker89, A. Kim90, W. Kim91, A. Klein92, F. J. Klein93, V. Kubarovsky94, S. E. Kuhn95, P. Lenisa96, K. Livingston97, H. Y. Lu98, I . J . D. MacGregor99, N. Markov100, B. McKinnon101, D. G. Meekins102, C. A. Meyer103, V. Mokeev104, R. A. Montgomery105, C. I. Moody106, H. Moutarde107, A Movsisyan108, E. Munevar109, C. Munoz Camacho110, P. Nadel-Turonski111, L. A. Net112, S. Niccolai113, G. Niculescu114, I. Niculescu115, M. Osipenko116, A. I. Ostrovidov117, K. Park118, P. Peng119, W. Phelps120, J. J. Phillips121, S. Pisano122, O. Pogorelko123, S. Pozdniakov124, J. W. Price125, S. Procureur126, Y. Prok127, D. Protopopescu128, A. J. R. Puckett129, B. A. Raue130, M. Ripani131, B. G. Ritchie132, A. Rizzo133, G. Rosner134, P. Roy135, F. Sabatié136, C. Salgado137, D. Schott138, R. A. Schumacher139, E. Seder140, M. L. Seely141, I Senderovich142, Y. G. Sharabian143, A. Simonyan144, Iu. Skorodumina145, G. D. Smith146, D. I. Sober147, D. Sokhan148, N. Sparveris149, P. Stoler150, S. Stepanyan151, V. Sytnik152, M. Taiuti153, Ye Tian154, A. Trivedi155, R. Tucker156, M. Ungaro157, H. Voskanyan158, E. Voutier159, N. K. Walford160, D. P. Watts161, X. Wei162, M. H. Wood163, N. Zachariou164, L. Zana165, J. Zhang166, Z. W. Zhao167, I. Zonta168
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First results from the longitudinally polarized frozen-spin target (FROST) program are reported. The double-polarization observable E, for the reaction $\vec \gamma \vec p \to \pi^+n$, has been measured using a circularly polarized tagged-photon beam, with energies from 0.35 to 2. Read More

We show how the deposition of laser energy induces propulsion and strong deformation of an absorbing liquid body. Combining high speed with stroboscopic imaging, we observe that a millimeter-sized dyed water drop hit by a millijoule nanosecond laser pulse propels forward at several meters per second and deforms until it eventually fragments. The drop motion results from the recoil momentum imparted at the drop surface by water vaporization. Read More

One century after its formulation, Einstein's general relativity has made remarkable predictions and turned out to be compatible with all experimental tests. Most of these tests probe the theory in the weak-field regime, and there are theoretical and experimental reasons to believe that general relativity should be modified when gravitational fields are strong and spacetime curvature is large. The best astrophysical laboratories to probe strong-field gravity are black holes and neutron stars, whether isolated or in binary systems. Read More

Background: Measurements of forward exclusive meson production at different squared four-momenta of the exchanged virtual photon, $Q^2$, and at different four-momentum transfer, t, can be used to probe QCD's transition from meson-nucleon degrees of freedom at long distances to quark-gluon degrees of freedom at short scales. Ratios of separated response functions in $\pi^-$ and $\pi^+$ electroproduction are particularly informative. The ratio for transverse photons may allow this transition to be more easily observed, while the ratio for longitudinal photons provides a crucial verification of the assumed pole dominance, needed for reliable extraction of the pion form factor from electroproduction data. Read More

2014Nov
Authors: D. Adikaram, D. Rimal, L. B. Weinstein, B. Raue, P. Khetarpal, R. P. Bennett, J. Arrington, W. K. Brooks, K. P. Adhikari, A. V. Afanasev, M. J. Amaryan, M. D. Anderson, J. Ball, M. Battaglieri, I. Bedlinskiy, A. S. Biselli, J. Bono, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, V. D. Burkert, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, G. E. Dodge, R. Dupre, H. Egiyan, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, P. Eugenio, G. Fedotov, S. Fegan, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, A. Fradi, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, J. T. Goetz, W. Gohn, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, M. Holtrop, S. M. Hughes, C. E. Hyde, Y. Ilieva, D. G. Ireland, B. S. Ishkhanov, D. Jenkins, H. Jiang, K. Joo, S. Joosten, M. Khandaker, W. Kim, A. Klein, F. J. Klein, S. Koirala, V. Kubarovsky, S. E. Kuhn, H. Y. Lu, I . J . D. MacGregor, N. Markov, M. Mayer, B. McKinnon, M. D. Mestayer, C. A. Meyer, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, C. I. Moody, H. Moutarde, A Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, S. Procureur, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, F. Sabatié, D. Schott, R. A. Schumacher, Y. G. Sharabian, A. Simonyan, I. Skorodumina, E. S. Smith, G. D. Smith, D. I. Sober, N. Sparveris, S. Stepanyan, S. Strauch, V. Sytnik, M. Taiuti, Ye Tian, A. Trivedi, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, M. H. Wood, N. Zachariou, L. Zana, J. Zhang, Z. W. Zhao, I. Zonta, The CLAS Collaboration

There is a significant discrepancy between the values of the proton electric form factor, $G_E^p$, extracted using unpolarized and polarized electron scattering. Calculations predict that small two-photon exchange (TPE) contributions can significantly affect the extraction of $G_E^p$ from the unpolarized electron-proton cross sections. We determined the TPE contribution by measuring the ratio of positron-proton to electron-proton elastic scattering cross sections using a simultaneous, tertiary electron-positron beam incident on a liquid hydrogen target and detecting the scattered particles in the Jefferson Lab CLAS detector. Read More

We present the first measurements of reaction-in-flight (RIF) neutrons in an inertial confinement fusion system. The experiments were carried out at the National Ignition Facility, using both Low Foot and High Foot drives and cryogenic plastic capsules. In both cases, the high-energy RIF ($E_n>$ 15 MeV) component of the neutron spectrum was found to be about $10^{-4}$ of the total. Read More

This is the first of two articles aiming to introduce symplectic spinors into the field of symplectic topology and the subject of Frobenius structures. After exhibiting a (tentative) axiomating setting for Frobenius structures resp. 'Higgs pairs' in the context of symplectic spinors, we present immediate observations concerning a local Schroedinger equation, the first structure connection and the existence of 'spectrum', its topological interpretation and its connection to 'formality' which are valid for the case of standard Frobenius structures. Read More

Aperture based scanning near field optical microscopes are important instruments to study light at the nanoscale and to understand the optical functionality of photonic nanostructures. In general, a detected image is affected by both, the transverse electric and magnetic field components of light. The discrimination of the individual field components is challenging, as these four field components are contained within two signals in the case of a polarization-resolved measurement. Read More