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Publications Authored By G. D. Smith

Two-sided group digraphs, introduced by Iradmusa and Praeger, provide a generalization of Cayley digraphs in which arcs are determined by left and right multiplying by elements of two subsets of the group. We characterize when two-sided group digraphs are connected and count connected components, using both an explicit elementary perspective and group actions. Our results and examples address four open problems posed by Iradmusa and Praeger that concern connectedness and valency. Read More

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

We determine both the quantum and the private capacities of low-noise quantum channels to leading orders in the channel's distance to the perfect channel. It has been an open problem for more than 20 years to determine the capacities of some of these low-noise channels such as the depolarizing channel. We also show that both capacities are equal to the single-letter coherent information of the channel, again to leading orders. Read More

The numerical solution of large-scale PDEs, such as those occurring in data-driven applications, unavoidably require powerful parallel computers and tailored parallel algorithms to make the best possible use of them. In fact, considerations about the parallelization and scalability of realistic problems are often critical enough to warrant acknowledgement in the modelling phase. The purpose of this paper is to spread awareness of the Probabilistic Domain Decomposition (PDD) method, a fresh approach to the parallelization of PDEs with excellent scalability properties. Read More

We prove that every $(3+1)$-dimensional flat GHMC Minkowski spacetime carries a unique foliation by spacelike hypersurfaces of constant scalar curvature. In otherwords, we prove that every such spacetime carries a unique time function with isochrones of constant scalar curvature. Furthermore, this time function is smooth. Read More

Syzygies capture intricate geometric properties of a subvariety in projective space. However, when the ambient space is a product of projective spaces or a more general smooth projective toric variety, minimal free resolutions over the Cox ring are too long and contain many geometrically superfluous summands. In this paper, we construct some much shorter free complexes that better encode the geometry. Read More

2017Mar
Authors: CLAS Collaboration, I. Bedlinskiy, V. Kubarovsky, P. Stoler, K. P. Adhikari, Z. Akbar, S. Anefalos Pereira, H. Avakian, J. Ball, N. A. Baltzell, M. Battaglieri, V. Batourine, A. S. Biselli, S. Boiarinov, W. J. Briscoe, V. D. Burkert, T. Cao, D. S. Carman, A. Celentano, S. Chandavar, G. Charles, G. Ciullo, L. Clark, L. Colaneri, P. L. Cole, M. Contalbrigo, V. Crede, A. D'Angelo, N. Dashyan, R. De Vita, E. De Sanctis, A. Deur, C. Djalali, R. Dupre, A. El Alaoui, L. El Fassi, L. Elouadrhiri, P. Eugenio, E. Fanchini, G. Fedotov, R. Fersch, A. Filippi, J. A. Fleming, T. A. Forest, M. Garçon, N. Gevorgyan, Y. Ghandilyan, G. P. Gilfoyle, K. L. Giovanetti, F. X. Girod, C. Gleason, E. Golovatch, R. W. Gothe, K. A. Griffioen, M. Guidal, L. Guo, K. Hafidi, H. Hakobyan, C. Hanretty, N. Harrison, M. Hattawy, K. Hicks, S. M. Hughes, C. E. Hyde, 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, M. Khachatryan, M. Khandaker, A. Kim, W. Kim, F. J. Klein, S. E. Kuhn, S. V. Kuleshov, L. Lanza, P. Lenisa, K. Livingston, I. J. D. MacGregor, N. Markov, B. McKinnon, Z. E. Meziani, M. Mirazita, V. Mokeev, R. A. Montgomery, A. Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, P. Nadel-Turonski, L. A. Net, A. Ni, S. Niccolai, G. Niculescu, M. Osipenko, A. I. Ostrovidov, M. Paolone, R. Paremuzyan, K. Park, E. Pasyuk, P. Peng, W. Phelps, S. Pisano, O. Pogorelko, J. W. Price, Y. Prok, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, B. A. Raue, M. Ripani, A. Rizzo, G. Rosner, P. Rossi, P. Roy, F. Sabatié, M. S. Saini, 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. Turisini, M. Ungaro, H. Voskanyan, E. Voutier, N. K. Walford, D. P. Watts, X. Wei, L. B. Weinstein, M. H. Wood, M. Yurov, N. Zachariou, J. Zhang, I. Zonta

The cross section of the exclusive $\eta$ electroproduction reaction $ep\to e^\prime p^\prime \eta$ was measured at Jefferson Lab with a 5.75-GeV electron beam and the CLAS detector. Differential cross sections $d^4\sigma/dtdQ^2dx_Bd\phi_\eta$ and structure functions $\sigma_U = \sigma_T+\epsilon\sigma_L, \sigma_{TT}$ and $\sigma_{LT}$, as functions of $t$ were obtained over a wide range of $Q^2$ and $x_B$. 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

Bond rating Transition Probability Matrices (TPMs) are built over a one-year time-frame and for many practical purposes, like the assessment of risk in portfolios, one needs to compute the TPM for a smaller time interval. In the context of continuous time Markov chains (CTMC) several deterministic and statistical algorithms have been proposed to estimate the generator matrix. We focus on the Expectation-Maximization (EM) algorithm by \cite{BladtSorensen2005} for a CTMC with an absorbing state for such estimation. Read More

Given an injective amalgam at the level of fundamental groups and a specific 3-manifold, is there a corresponding geometric-topological decomposition of a given 4-manifold, in a stable sense? We find an algebraic-topological splitting criterion in terms of the orientation classes and universal covers. Also, we equivariantly generalize the Lickorish--Wallace theorem to regular covers. Read More

We derive general upper bounds on the distillable entanglement of a mixed state under one-way and two-way LOCC. In both cases, the upper bound is based on a convex decomposition of the state into 'useful' and 'useless' quantum states. By 'useful', we mean a state whose distillable entanglement is non-negative and equal to its coherent information (and thus given by a single-letter, tractable formula). Read More

Mass is a fundamental property of galaxy groups and clusters. In theory weak gravitational lensing will enable an approximately unbiased measurement of mass, but parametric methods for extracting cluster masses from data require the additional knowledge of concentration. Measurements of both mass and concentration are limited by the degeneracy between the two parameters, particularly in low mass, high redshift systems where the signal-to-noise is low. Read More

We measured the chromospheric activity of the four hot Jupiter hosts WASP-43, WASP-51/HAT-P-30, WASP-72 & WASP-103 to search for anomalous values caused by the close-in companions. The Mount Wilson Ca II H&K S-index was calculated for each star using observations taken with the Robert Stobie Spectrograph at the Southern African Large Telescope. The activity level of WASP-43 is anomalously high relative to its age and falls among the highest values of all known main sequence stars. Read More

2016Nov
Authors: P. E. Bosted1, A. Kim2, K. P. Adhikari3, D. Adikaram4, Z. Akbar5, M. J. Amaryan6, S. Anefalos Pereira7, H. Avakian8, R. A. Badui9, J. Ball10, I. Balossino11, M. Battaglieri12, I. Bedlinskiy13, A. S. Biselli14, S. Boiarinov15, W. J. Briscoe16, W. K. Brooks17, S. Bültmann18, V. D. Burkert19, T. Cao20, D. S. Carman21, A. Celentano22, S. Chandavar23, G. Charles24, T. Chetry25, G. Ciullo26, L. Clark27, L. Colaneri28, P. L. Cole29, M. Contalbrigo30, O. Cortes31, V. Crede32, A. D'Angelo33, N. Dashyan34, R. De Vita35, E. De Sanctis36, A. Deur37, C. Djalali38, R. Dupre39, H. Egiyan40, A. El Alaoui41, L. El Fassi42, L. Elouadrhiri43, P. Eugenio44, E. Fanchini45, G. Fedotov46, S. Fegan47, R. Fersch48, A. Filippi49, J. A. Fleming50, T. A. Forest51, A. Fradi52, Y. Ghandilyan53, G. P. Gilfoyle54, F. X. Girod55, D. I. Glazier56, W. Gohn57, E. Golovatch58, R. W. Gothe59, K. A. Griffioen60, M. Guidal61, N. Guler62, H. Hakobyan63, L. Guo64, K. Hafidi65, H. Hakobyan66, C. Hanretty67, N. Harrison68, M. Hattawy69, D. Heddle70, K. Hicks71, G. Hollis72, M. Holtrop73, S. M. Hughes74, D. G. Ireland75, E. L. Isupov76, D. Jenkins77, H. Jiang78, H. S. Jo79, K. Joo80, D. Keller81, G. Khachatryan82, M. Khandaker83, W. Kim84, A. Klei85, F. J. Klein86, S. Koirala87, V. Kubarovsky88, S. E. Kuhn89, L. Lanza90, P. Lenisa91, K. Livingston92, H. Y. Lu93, I. J. D. MacGregor94, N. Markov95, M. Mayer96, M. E. McCracken97, B. McKinnon98, T. Mineeva99, M. Mirazita100, V. I. Mokeev101, R. A. Montgomery102, A Movsisyan103, C. Munoz Camacho104, G. Murdoch105, P. Nadel-Turonski106, A. Ni107, S. Niccolai108, G. Niculescu109, M. Osipenko110, A. I. Ostrovidov111, M. Paolone112, R. Paremuzyan113, K. Park114, E. Pasyuk115, W. Phelps116, S. Pisano117, O. Pogorelko118, J. W. Price119, Y. Prok120, D. Protopopescu121, A. J. R. Puckett122, B. A. Raue123, M. Ripani124, A. Rizzo125, G. Rosner126, P. Rossi127, P. Roy128, F. Sabatié129, M. S. Saini130, R. A. Schumacher131, E. Seder132, Y. G. Sharabian133, Iu. Skorodumina134, G. D. Smith135, D. Sokhan136, N. Sparveris137, I. Stankovic138, S. Stepanyan139, P. Stoler140, I. I. Strakovsky141, S. Strauch142, M. Taiuti143, Ye Tian144, B. Torayev145, M. Ungaro146, H. Voskanyan147, E. Voutier148, N. K. Walford149, D. P. Watts150, X. Wei151, L. B. Weinstein152, N. Zachariou153, J. Zhang154, Z. W. Zhao155, I. Zonta156
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Beam-target double-spin asymmetries and target single-spin asymmetries were measured for the exclusive $\pi^0$ electroproduction reaction $\gamma^* p \to p \pi^0$, expanding an analysis of the $\gamma^* p \to n \pi^+$ reaction from the same experiment. The results were obtained from scattering of 6 GeV longitudinally polarized electrons off longitudinally polarized protons using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer at Jefferson Lab. The kinematic range covered is $1. Read More

2016Oct

The XXL survey currently covers two 25 sq. deg. patches with XMM observations of ~10ks. Read More

We show that the rotationally symmetric free boundary minimal catenoid in the unit ball in $\Bbb{R}^3$ has Morse index equal to $4$. Read More

We spectroscopically identify a sample of carbon stars in the satellites and halo of M31 using moderate-resolution optical spectroscopy from the Spectroscopic and Photometric Landscape of Andromeda's Stellar Halo survey. We present the photometric properties of our sample of 41 stars, including their brightness with respect to the tip of the red giant branch (TRGB) and their distributions in various color-color spaces. This analysis reveals a bluer population of carbon stars fainter than the TRGB and a redder population of carbon stars brighter than the TRGB. Read More

This paper calculates probability distributions modeling the Luria-Delbr\"uck experiment. We show that by thinking purely in terms of generating functions, and using a 'backwards in time' paradigm, that formulas describing various situations can be easily obtained. This includes a generating function for Haldane's probability distribution due to Ycart. Read More

The growth of brightest cluster galaxies is closely related to the properties of their host cluster. We present evidence for dry mergers as the dominant source of BCG mass growth at $z\lesssim1$ in the XXL 100 brightest cluster sample. We use the global red sequence, H$\alpha$ emission and mean star formation history to show that BCGs in the sample possess star formation levels comparable to field ellipticals of similar stellar mass and redshift. Read More

2016Jul
Authors: P. E. Bosted1, M. J. Amaryan2, S. Anefalos Pereira3, H. Avakian4, R. A. Badui5, J. Ball6, N. A. Baltzell7, M. Battaglieri8, V. Batourine9, I. Bedlinskiy10, A. S. Biselli11, W. J. Briscoe12, S. Bültmann13, V. D. Burkert14, D. S. Carman15, A. Celentano16, S. Chandavar17, G. Charles18, L. Clark19, L. Colaneri20, P. L. Cole21, M. Contalbrigo22, V. Crede23, A. D'Angelo24, R. De Vita25, A. Deur26, E. De Sanctis27, C. Djalali28, R. Dupre29, H. Egiyan30, A. El Alaoui31, L. El Fassi32, L. Elouadrhiri33, P. Eugenio34, E. Fanchini35, G. Fedotov36, A. Filippi37, J. A. Fleming38, T. Forest39, A. Fradi40, N. Gevorgyan41, G. P. Gilfoyle42, F. X. Girod43, C. Gleason44, W. Gohn45, E. Golovatch46, R. W. Gothe47, K. A. Griffioen48, M. Guidal49, H. Hakobyan50, M. Hattawy51, K. Hicks52, M. Holtrop53, S. M. Hughes54, Y. Ilieva55, D. G. Ireland56, B. S. Ishkhanov57, E. L. Isupov58, H. Jiang59, H. S. Jo60, K. Joo61, S. Joosten62, G. Khachatryan63, M. Khandaker64, A. Kim65, W. Kim66, F. J. Klein67, S. Koirala68, V. Kubarovsky69, S. E. Kuhn70, L. Lanza71, L. A. Net72, P. Lenisa73, K. Livingston74, I. J. D. MacGregor75, M. E. McCracken76, B. McKinnon77, C. A. Meyer78, M. Mirazita79, V. I. Mokeev80, R. A. Montgomery81, E. Munevar82, C. Munoz Camacho83, G. Murdoch84, P. Nadel-Turonski85, S. Niccolai86, M. Osipenko87, A. I. Ostrovidov88, K. Park89, E. Pasyuk90, P. Peng91, W. Phelps92, S. Pisano93, O. Pogorelko94, J. W. Price95, Y. Prok96, D. Protopopescu97, B. A. Raue98, M. Ripani99, G. Rosner100, P. Rossi101, R. A. Schumacher102, Iu. Skorodumina103, G. D. Smith104, D. Sokhan105, N. Sparveris106, I. Stankovic107, I. I. Strakovsky108, S. Strauch109, M. Taiuti110, B. Torayev111, M. Ungaro112, H. Voskanyan113, E. Voutier114, X. Wei115, L. B. Weinstein116, J. Zhang117, I. Zonta118
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Beam-target double-spin asymmetries and target single-spin asymmetries were measured for the exclusive $\pi^+$ electroproduction reaction $\gamma^* p \to n \pi^+$. The results were obtained from scattering of 6 GeV longitudinally polarized electrons off longitudinally polarized protons using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer at Jefferson Lab. The kinematic range covered is $1. Read More

2016Jul
Authors: X. Zheng1, K. P. Adhikari2, P. Bosted3, A. Deur4, V. Drozdov5, L. El Fassi6, Hyekoo Kang7, K. Kovacs8, S. Kuhn9, E. Long10, S. K. Phillips11, M. Ripani12, K. Slifer13, L. C. Smith14, D. Adikaram15, Z. Akbar16, M. J. Amaryan17, S. Anefalos Pereira18, G. Asryan19, H. Avakian20, R. A. Badui21, J. Ball22, N. A. Baltzell23, M. Battaglieri24, V. Batourine25, I. Bedlinskiy26, A. S. Biselli27, W. J. Briscoe28, S. Bültmann29, V. D. Burkert30, D. S. Carman31, A. Celentano32, S. Chandavar33, G. Charles34, J. -P. Chen35, T. Chetry36, Seonho Choi37, G. Ciullo38, L. Clark39, L. Colaneri40, P. L. Cole41, N. Compton42, M. Contalbrigo43, V. Crede44, A. D'Angelo45, N. Dashyan46, R. De Vita47, E. De Sanctis48, C. Djalali49, G. E. Dodge50, R. Dupre51, H. Egiyan52, A. El Alaoui53, L. Elouadrhiri54, P. Eugenio55, E. Fanchini56, G. Fedotov57, R. Fersch58, A. Filippi59, J. A. Fleming60, N. Gevorgyan61, Y. Ghandilyan62, G. P. Gilfoyle63, K. L. Giovanetti64, F. X. Girod65, C. Gleason66, E. Golovach67, R. W. Gothe68, K. A. Griffioen69, M. Guidal70, N. Guler71, L. Guo72, C. Hanretty73, N. Harrison74, M. Hattawy75, K. Hicks76, M. Holtrop77, S. M. Hughes78, Y. Ilieva79, D. G. Ireland80, B. S. Ishkhanov81, E. L. Isupov82, D. Jenkins83, H. Jiang84, H. S. Jo85, S. Joosten86, D. Keller87, G. Khachatryan88, M. Khandaker89, A. Kim90, W. Kim91, F. J. Klein92, V. Kubarovsky93, L. Lanza94, P. Lenisa95, K. Livingston96, I . J . D. MacGregor97, N. Markov98, B. McKinnon99, M. Mirazita100, V. Mokeev101, A. Movsisyan102, E. Munevar103, C. Munoz Camacho104, G. Murdoch105, P. Nadel-Turonski106, L. A. Net107, A. Ni108, S. Niccolai109, G. Niculescu110, I. Niculescu111, M. Osipenko112, A. I. Ostrovidov113, M. Paolone114, R. Paremuzyan115, K. Park116, E. Pasyuk117, P. Peng118, S. Pisano119, O. Pogorelko120, J. W. Price121, A. J. R. Puckett122, B. A. Raue123, A. Rizzo124, G. Rosner125, P. Rossi126, P. Roy127, F. Sabatié128, C. Salgado129, R. A. Schumacher130, Y. G. Sharabian131, Iu. Skorodumina132, G. D. Smith133, D. Sokhan134, N. Sparveris135, I. Stankovic136, I. I. Strakovsky137, S. Strauch138, M. Taiuti139, Ye Tian140, M. Ungaro141, H. Voskanyan142, E. Voutier143, N. K. Walford144, D. P. Watts145, X. Wei146, L. B. Weinstein147, M. H. Wood148, N. Zachariou149, J. Zhang150
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We report measurements of target- and double-spin asymmetries for the exclusive channel $\vec e\vec p\to e\pi^+ (n)$ in the nucleon resonance region at Jefferson Lab using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS). These asymmetries were extracted from data obtained using a longitudinally polarized NH$_3$ target and a longitudinally polarized electron beam with energies 1.1, 1. Read More

2016Jul

MeV-GeV dark matter (DM) is theoretically well motivated but remarkably unexplored. This proposal presents the MeV-GeV DM discovery potential for a $\sim$1 m$^3$ segmented CsI(Tl) scintillator detector placed downstream of the Hall A beam-dump at Jefferson Lab, receiving up to 10$^{22}$ electrons-on-target (EOT) in 285 days. This experiment (Beam-Dump eXperiment or BDX) would be sensitive to elastic DM-electron and to inelastic DM scattering at the level of 10 counts per year, reaching the limit of the neutrino irreducible background. 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

Given a real projective curve with homogeneous coordinate ring R and a nonnegative homogeneous element f in R, we bound the degree of a nonzero homogeneous sum-of-squares g in R such that the product fg is again a sum of squares. Better yet, our degree bounds only depend on geometric invariants of the curve and we show that there exists smooth curves and nonnegative elements for which our bounds are sharp. We deduce the existence of a multiplier g from a new Bertini Theorem in convex algebraic geometry and prove sharpness by deforming rational Harnack curves on toric surfaces. Read More

In recent years, Teichm\"uller theory, which is the study of moduli spaces of marked Riemann surfaces, has come to be considered more and more from the point of view of actions of surface groups inside certain semi-simple Lie groups. In particular, we consider the case where the Lie groups in question have symmetric spaces which are lorentzian spacetimes. Indeed, this can be considered as the starting point of Mess' seminal work, which led to the development of new and strikingly simpler proofs of many results of Teichm\"uller theory by considering them in terms of geometric objects inside these symmetric spaces. Read More

In a hierarchical Universe clusters grow via the accretion of galaxies from the field, groups and even other clusters. As this happens, galaxies can lose their gas reservoirs via different mechanisms, eventually quenching their star-formation. We explore the diverse environmental histories of galaxies through a multi-wavelength study of the combined effect of ram-pressure stripping and group "processing" in Abell 963, a massive growing cluster at $z=0. 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

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

The effect of elongated bell-shaped mountain orientation on supercell thunderstorms is numerically investigated using the Bryan Cloud Model 1 (CM1). The orography is varied by three mountain heights and is varied in four different positions, effectively producing 12 different terrain configurations. It is found that the different orientations produce variations in the supercell life cycle with shorter cycles for higher inflow rates. Read More

Information theory establishes the fundamental limits on data transmission, storage, and processing. Quantum information theory unites information theoretic ideas with an accurate quantum-mechanical description of reality to give a more accurate and complete theory with new and more powerful possibilities for information processing. The goal of both classical and quantum information theory is to quantify the optimal rates of interconversion of different resources. Read More

We complete the theoretical framework required for the construction of a Morse homology theory for certain types of forced mean curvature flows. The main result of this paper describes the asymptotic behaviour of these flows as the forcing term tends to infinity in a certain manner. This result allows the Morse homology to be explicitely calculated, and will permit us to show in forthcoming work that, for a large family of smooth positive functions, $F$, defined over a $(d+1)$-dimensional flat torus, there exist at least $2^{d+1}$ distinct, locally strictly convex, Alexandrov-embedded hyperspheres of mean curvature prescribed at every point by $F$. Read More

We define what appears to be a new construction. Given a graph $G$ and a positive integer $k$, the reduced $k$th power of $G$, denoted $G^{(k)}$, is the configuration space in which $k$ indistinguishable tokens are placed on the vertices of $G$, so that any vertex can hold up to $k$ tokens. Two configurations are adjacent if one can be transformed to the other by moving a single token along an edge to an adjacent vertex. Read More

Traditionally, galaxy clusters have been expected to retain all the material accreted since their formation epoch. For this reason, their matter content should be representative of the Universe as a whole, and thus their baryon fraction should be close to the Universal baryon fraction. We make use of the sample of the 100 brightest galaxy clusters discovered in the XXL Survey to investigate the fraction of baryons in the form of hot gas and stars in the cluster population. Read More

Context. The XXL Survey is the largest survey carried out by the XMM-Newton satellite and covers a total area of 50 square degrees distributed over two fields. It primarily aims at investigating the large-scale structures of the Universe using the distribution of galaxy clusters and active galactic nuclei as tracers of the matter distribution. Read More

We present the XXL Survey, the largest XMM programme totaling some 6.9 Ms to date and involving an international consortium of roughly 100 members. The XXL Survey covers two extragalactic areas of 25 deg2 each at a point-source sensitivity of ~ 5E-15 erg/sec/cm2 in the [0. Read More

The XXL Survey is the largest homogeneous survey carried out with XMM-Newton. Covering an area of 50 deg$^{2}$, the survey contains several hundred galaxy clusters out to a redshift of $\approx$2 above an X-ray flux limit of $\sim$5$\times10^{-15}$ erg cm$^{-2}$ s$^{-1}$. This paper belongs to the first series of XXL papers focusing on the bright cluster sample. Read More

We present the K-band luminosity-halo mass relation, $L_{K,500}-M_{500,WL}$, for a subsample of 20 of the 100 brightest clusters in the XXL Survey observed with WIRCam at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT). For the first time, we have measured this relation via weak-lensing analysis down to $M_{500,WL} =3.5 \times 10^{13}\,M_\odot$. Read More

The XXL survey is the largest survey carried out by XMM-Newton. Covering an area of 50deg$^2$, the survey contains $\sim450$ galaxy clusters out to a redshift $\sim$2 and to an X-ray flux limit of $\sim5\times10^{-15}erg\,s^{-1}cm^{-2}$. This paper is part of the first release of XXL results focussed on the bright cluster sample. 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

In-depth analysis of pulsed laser atom probe tomography (APT) data on the field evaporation of the III V semiconductor material GaSb reveals strong variations in charge states, relative abundances of different cluster ions, multiplicity of detector events and spatial correlation of evaporation events, as a function of the effective electric field at the specimen surface. These variations are discussed in comparison with the behaviour of two different metallic specimen materials, an Al-6XXX series alloy and pure W, studied under closely related experimental conditions in the same atom probe instrument. It is proposed that the complex behaviour of GaSb originates from a combination of spatially correlated evaporation events and the subsequent field induced dissociation of cluster ions, the latter contributing to inaccuracies in the overall atom probe composition determination for this material. Read More

Ferrofluids are familiar as colloidal suspensions of ferromagnetic nanoparticles in aqueous or organic solvents. The dispersed particles are randomly oriented but their moments become aligned if a magnetic field is applied, producing a variety of exotic and useful magneto-mechanical effects. A longstanding interest and challenge has been to make such suspensions macroscopically ferromagnetic, that is having uniform magnetic alignment in absence of a field. Read More

2015Sep
Affiliations: 1Durham, ACRU, 2CRAL, 3LAM, 4ACRU, 5CRAL, 6EPFL, LAM, 7EPFL, LAM, 8LAM, 9Yale, 10IfA, Hawaii, 11Yale, 12CRAL, 13Geneva, 14Steward, 15Durham, 16EPFL

We present a high-precision mass model of the galaxy cluster MACSJ1149.6+2223, based on a strong-gravitational-lensing analysis of Hubble Space Telescope Frontier Fields (HFF) imaging data and spectroscopic follow-up with Gemini/GMOS and VLT/MUSE. Our model includes 12 new multiply imaged galaxies, bringing the total to 22, comprised of 65 individual lensed images. Read More

We investigate how thin sheets of arbitrary shapes morph under the isotropic in-plane expansion of their top surface, which may represent several stimuli such as nonuniform heating, local swelling and differential growth. Inspired by geometry, an analytical model is presented that rationalizes how the shape of the disk influences morphing, from the initial spherical bending to the final isometric limit. We introduce a new measure of slenderness $\gamma$ that describes a sheet in terms of both thickness and plate shape. Read More

The High Efficiency and Resolution Multi Element Spectrograph, HERMES, is a facility-class optical spectrograph for the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT). It is designed primarily for Galactic Archaeology, the first major attempt to create a detailed understanding of galaxy formation and evolution by studying the history of our own galaxy, the Milky Way. The goal of the GALAH survey is to reconstruct the mass assembly history of the Milky Way through a detailed chemical abundance study of one million stars. Read More

We show that under suitable non-degeneracy conditions, complete gradient flow lines of the scalar curvature functional of a riemannian manifold perturb into eternal forced mean curvature flows with large forcing term. Read More

We study the relation of active galactic nuclei (AGNs) to star formation in their host galaxies. Our sample includes 205 Type-1 and 85 Type-2 AGNs, 162 detected with Herschel, from fields surrounding 30 galaxy clusters in the Local Cluster Substructure Survey (LoCuSS). The sample is identified by optical line widths and ratios after selection to be brighter than 1 mJy at 24 microns. Read More

We present a sample of 290 24-micron-selected active galactic nuclei (AGNs) mostly at z ~ 0.3 -- 2.5, within 5. Read More

We explore the ratio (C/M) of carbon-rich to oxygen-rich thermally pulsing asymptotic giant branch(TP-AGB) stars in the disk of M31 using a combination of moderate-resolution optical spectroscopy from the Spectroscopic Landscape of Andromeda's Stellar Halo (SPLASH) survey and six-filter Hubble Space Telescope photometry from the Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury (PHAT) survey.Carbon stars were identified spectroscopically. Oxygen-rich M-stars were identifed using three different photometric definitions designed to mimic, and thus evaluate, selection techniques common in the literature. Read More