# M. Holmes - Northeastern University

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NameM. Holmes |
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AffiliationNortheastern University |
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CityBoston |
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CountryUnited States |
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## Pub CategoriesMathematics - Probability (19) High Energy Physics - Phenomenology (8) Nuclear Experiment (7) Mathematics - Mathematical Physics (4) Mathematical Physics (4) Statistics - Methodology (3) Quantum Physics (2) Mathematics - Dynamical Systems (2) Mathematics - Logic (2) Physics - General Physics (1) Physics - Fluid Dynamics (1) Computer Science - Computation and Language (1) Astrophysics (1) Physics - Atomic Physics (1) High Energy Physics - Experiment (1) Computer Science - Learning (1) Physics - Biological Physics (1) Statistics - Machine Learning (1) Quantitative Biology - Neurons and Cognition (1) Physics - Other (1) Statistics - Applications (1) |

## Publications Authored By M. Holmes

We study the asymptotic behaviour of once-reinforced biased random walk (ORbRW) on Galton-Watson trees. Here the underlying random walk has a bias towards or away from the root. We prove that in the setting of multiplicative once-reinforcement the ORbRW can be recurrent even when the underlying walk is ballistic. Read More

We study the asymptotic behaviour of random walks in i.i.d. Read More

This is my working paper on a proposed logical framework for the practice of mathematics, which is paralleled by philosophical considerations and a computer implementation (a variant of Automath). Updated 10/27/2016 with a version from 10/22/2016. New versions are regularly posted on the author's web page at http://math. Read More

**Category:**Mathematics - Probability

These notes fill in results about oriented percolation that are required for the paper [3] ("Forward clusters for degenerate random environments"). Since these are essentially modifications of results found in other sources (but adapted to the model we particularly need), there is no intention to publish these. Read More

**Authors:**A. Adare, S. Afanasiev, C. Aidala, N. N. Ajitanand, Y. Akiba, R. Akimoto, H. Al-Bataineh, J. Alexander, M. Alfred, A. Al-Jamel, H. Al-Ta'ani, A. Angerami, K. Aoki, N. Apadula, L. Aphecetche, Y. Aramaki, R. Armendariz, S. H. Aronson, J. Asai, H. Asano, E. C. Aschenauer, E. T. Atomssa, R. Averbeck, T. C. Awes, B. Azmoun, V. Babintsev, M. Bai, X. Bai, G. Baksay, L. Baksay, A. Baldisseri, N. S. Bandara, B. Bannier, K. N. Barish, P. D. Barnes, B. Bassalleck, A. T. Basye, S. Bathe, S. Batsouli, V. Baublis, F. Bauer, C. Baumann, S. Baumgart, A. Bazilevsky, M. Beaumier, S. Beckman, S. Belikov, R. Belmont, R. Bennett, A. Berdnikov, Y. Berdnikov, J. H. Bhom, A. A. Bickley, M. T. Bjorndal, D. Black, D. S. Blau, J. G. Boissevain, J. S. Bok, H. Borel, K. Boyle, M. L. Brooks, D. S. Brown, J. Bryslawskyj, D. Bucher, H. Buesching, V. Bumazhnov, G. Bunce, J. M. Burward-Hoy, S. Butsyk, S. Campbell, A. Caringi, P. Castera, J. -S. Chai, B. S. Chang, J. -L. Charvet, C. -H. Chen, S. Chernichenko, C. Y. Chi, J. Chiba, M. Chiu, I. J. Choi, J. B. Choi, S. Choi, R. K. Choudhury, P. Christiansen, T. Chujo, P. Chung, A. Churyn, O. Chvala, V. Cianciolo, Z. Citron, C. R. Cleven, Y. Cobigo, B. A. Cole, M. P. Comets, Z. Conesa del Valle, M. Connors, P. Constantin, N. Cronin, N. Crossette, M. Csanád, T. Csörgő, T. Dahms, S. Dairaku, I. Danchev, D. Danley, K. Das, A. Datta, M. S. Daugherity, G. David, M. K. Dayananda, M. B. Deaton, K. DeBlasio, K. Dehmelt, H. Delagrange, A. Denisov, D. d'Enterria, A. Deshpande, E. J. Desmond, K. V. Dharmawardane, O. Dietzsch, L. Ding, A. Dion, P. B. Diss, J. H. Do, M. Donadelli, L. D'Orazio, J. L. Drachenberg, O. Drapier, A. Drees, K. A. Drees, A. K. Dubey, J. M. Durham, A. Durum, D. Dutta, V. Dzhordzhadze, S. Edwards, Y. V. Efremenko, J. Egdemir, F. Ellinghaus, W. S. Emam, T. Engelmore, A. Enokizono, H. En'yo, B. Espagnon, S. Esumi, K. O. Eyser, B. Fadem, N. Feege, D. E. Fields, M. Finger, M. Finger Jr., F. Fleuret, S. L. Fokin, B. Forestier, Z. Fraenkel, J. E. Frantz, A. Franz, A. D. Frawley, K. Fujiwara, Y. Fukao, S. -Y. Fung, T. Fusayasu, S. Gadrat, K. Gainey, C. Gal, P. Gallus, P. Garg, A. Garishvili, I. Garishvili, F. Gastineau, H. Ge, M. Germain, F. Giordano, A. Glenn, H. Gong, X. Gong, M. Gonin, J. Gosset, Y. Goto, R. Granier de Cassagnac, N. Grau, S. V. Greene, G. Grim, M. Grosse Perdekamp, Y. Gu, T. Gunji, L. Guo, H. Guragain, H. -Å. Gustafsson, T. Hachiya, A. Hadj Henni, C. Haegemann, J. S. Haggerty, M. N. Hagiwara, K. I. Hahn, H. Hamagaki, J. Hamblen, H. F. Hamilton, R. Han, S. Y. Han, J. Hanks, H. Harada, E. P. Hartouni, K. Haruna, M. Harvey, S. Hasegawa, T. O. S. Haseler, K. Hashimoto, E. Haslum, K. Hasuko, R. Hayano, S. Hayashi, X. He, M. Heffner, T. K. Hemmick, T. Hester, J. M. Heuser, H. Hiejima, J. C. Hill, R. Hobbs, M. Hohlmann, R. S. Hollis, M. Holmes, W. Holzmann, K. Homma, B. Hong, T. Horaguchi, Y. Hori, D. Hornback, T. Hoshino, N. Hotvedt, J. Huang, S. Huang, M. G. Hur, T. Ichihara, R. Ichimiya, H. Iinuma, Y. Ikeda, K. Imai, Y. Imazu, J. Imrek, M. Inaba, Y. Inoue, A. Iordanova, D. Isenhower, L. Isenhower, M. Ishihara, A. Isinhue, T. Isobe, M. Issah, A. Isupov, D. Ivanishchev, Y. Iwanaga, B. V. Jacak, M. Javani, S. J. Jeon, M. Jezghani, J. Jia, X. Jiang, J. Jin, O. Jinnouchi, B. M. Johnson, T. Jones, K. S. Joo, D. Jouan, D. S. Jumper, F. Kajihara, S. Kametani, N. Kamihara, J. Kamin, S. Kanda, M. Kaneta, S. Kaneti, B. H. Kang, J. H. Kang, J. S. Kang, H. Kanou, J. Kapustinsky, K. Karatsu, M. Kasai, T. Kawagishi, D. Kawall, M. Kawashima, A. V. Kazantsev, S. Kelly, T. Kempel, J. A. Key, V. Khachatryan, P. K. Khandai, A. Khanzadeev, K. M. Kijima, J. Kikuchi, A. Kim, B. I. Kim, C. Kim, D. H. Kim, D. J. Kim, E. Kim, E. -J. Kim, G. W. Kim, H. J. Kim, K. -B. Kim, M. Kim, Y. -J. Kim, Y. K. Kim, Y. -S. Kim, B. Kimelman, E. Kinney, Á. Kiss, E. Kistenev, R. Kitamura, A. Kiyomichi, J. Klatsky, J. Klay, C. Klein-Boesing, D. Kleinjan, P. Kline, T. Koblesky, L. Kochenda, V. Kochetkov, M. Kofarago, Y. Komatsu, B. Komkov, M. Konno, J. Koster, D. Kotchetkov, D. Kotov, A. Kozlov, A. Král, A. Kravitz, F. Krizek, P. J. Kroon, J. Kubart, G. J. Kunde, N. Kurihara, K. Kurita, M. Kurosawa, M. J. Kweon, Y. Kwon, G. S. Kyle, R. Lacey, Y. S. Lai, J. G. Lajoie, A. Lebedev, Y. Le Bornec, S. Leckey, B. Lee, D. M. Lee, G. H. Lee, J. Lee, K. B. Lee, K. S. Lee, M. K. Lee, S Lee, S. H. Lee, S. R. Lee, T. Lee, M. J. Leitch, M. A. L. Leite, M. Leitgab, B. Lenzi, B. Lewis, X. Li, X. H. Li, P. Lichtenwalner, P. Liebing, H. Lim, S. H. Lim, L. A. Linden Levy, T. Liška, A. Litvinenko, H. Liu, M. X. Liu, B. Love, D. Lynch, C. F. Maguire, Y. I. Makdisi, M. Makek, A. Malakhov, M. D. Malik, A. Manion, V. I. Manko, E. Mannel, Y. Mao, T. Maruyama, L. Mašek, H. Masui, S. Masumoto, F. Matathias, M. C. McCain, M. McCumber, P. L. McGaughey, D. McGlinchey, C. McKinney, N. Means, A. Meles, M. Mendoza, B. Meredith, Y. Miake, T. Mibe, J. Midori, A. C. Mignerey, P. Mikeš, K. Miki, T. E. Miller, A. Milov, S. Mioduszewski, D. K. Mishra, G. C. Mishra, M. Mishra, J. T. Mitchell, M. Mitrovski, Y. Miyachi, S. Miyasaka, S. Mizuno, A. K. Mohanty, S. Mohapatra, P. Montuenga, H. J. Moon, T. Moon, Y. Morino, A. Morreale, D. P. Morrison, M. Moskowitz, J. M. Moss, S. Motschwiller, T. V. Moukhanova, D. Mukhopadhyay, T. Murakami, J. Murata, A. Mwai, T. Nagae, S. Nagamiya, K. Nagashima, Y. Nagata, J. L. Nagle, M. Naglis, M. I. Nagy, I. Nakagawa, H. Nakagomi, Y. Nakamiya, K. R. Nakamura, T. Nakamura, K. Nakano, S. Nam, C. Nattrass, A. Nederlof, P. K. Netrakanti, J. Newby, M. Nguyen, M. Nihashi, T. Niida, S. Nishimura, B. E. Norman, R. Nouicer, T. Novak, N. Novitzky, A. Nukariya, A. S. Nyanin, J. Nystrand, C. Oakley, H. Obayashi, E. O'Brien, S. X. Oda, C. A. Ogilvie, H. Ohnishi, H. Oide, I. D. Ojha, M. Oka, K. Okada, O. O. Omiwade, Y. Onuki, J. D. Orjuela Koop, J. D. Osborn, A. Oskarsson, I. Otterlund, M. Ouchida, K. Ozawa, R. Pak, D. Pal, A. P. T. Palounek, V. Pantuev, V. Papavassiliou, B. H. Park, I. H. Park, J. Park, J. S. Park, S. Park, S. K. Park, W. J. Park, S. F. Pate, L. Patel, M. Patel, H. Pei, J. -C. Peng, H. Pereira, D. V. Perepelitsa, G. D. N. Perera, V. Peresedov, D. Yu. Peressounko, J. Perry, R. Petti, C. Pinkenburg, R. Pinson, R. P. Pisani, M. Proissl, M. L. Purschke, A. K. Purwar, H. Qu, J. Rak, A. Rakotozafindrabe, B. J. Ramson, I. Ravinovich, K. F. Read, S. Rembeczki, M. Reuter, K. Reygers, D. Reynolds, V. Riabov, Y. Riabov, E. Richardson, T. Rinn, N. Riveli, D. Roach, G. Roche, S. D. Rolnick, A. Romana, M. Rosati, C. A. Rosen, S. S. E. Rosendahl, P. Rosnet, Z. Rowan, J. G. Rubin, P. Rukoyatkin, P. Ružička, V. L. Rykov, M. S. Ryu, S. S. Ryu, B. Sahlmueller, N. Saito, T. Sakaguchi, S. Sakai, K. Sakashita, H. Sakata, H. Sako, V. Samsonov, M. Sano, S. Sano, M. Sarsour, H. D. Sato, S. Sato, T. Sato, S. Sawada, B. Schaefer, B. K. Schmoll, K. Sedgwick, J. Seele, R. Seidl, Y. Sekiguchi, V. Semenov, A. Sen, R. Seto, P. Sett, A. Sexton, D. Sharma, A. Shaver, T. K. Shea, I. Shein, A. Shevel, T. -A. Shibata, K. Shigaki, M. Shimomura, T. Shohjoh, K. Shoji, P. Shukla, A. Sickles, C. L. Silva, D. Silvermyr, C. Silvestre, K. S. Sim, B. K. Singh, C. P. Singh, V. Singh, M. Skolnik, S. Skutnik, M. Slunečka, W. C. Smith, M. Snowball, S. Solano, A. Soldatov, R. A. Soltz, W. E. Sondheim, S. P. Sorensen, I. V. Sourikova, F. Staley, P. W. Stankus, P. Steinberg, E. Stenlund, M. Stepanov, A. Ster, S. P. Stoll, M. R. Stone, T. Sugitate, C. Suire, A. Sukhanov, J. P. Sullivan, T. Sumita, J. Sun, J. Sziklai, T. Tabaru, S. Takagi, E. M. Takagui, A. Takahara, A. Taketani, R. Tanabe, K. H. Tanaka, Y. Tanaka, S. Taneja, K. Tanida, M. J. Tannenbaum, S. Tarafdar, A. Taranenko, P. Tarján, E. Tennant, H. Themann, D. Thomas, T. L. Thomas, R. Tieulent, A. Timilsina, T. Todoroki, M. Togawa, A. Toia, J. Tojo, L. Tomášek, M. Tomášek, H. Torii, C. L. Towell, R. Towell, R. S. Towell, V-N. Tram, I. Tserruya, Y. Tsuchimoto, T. Tsuji, S. K. Tuli, H. Tydesjö, N. Tyurin, C. Vale, H. Valle, H. W. van Hecke, M. Vargyas, E. Vazquez-Zambrano, A. Veicht, J. Velkovska, R. Vértesi, A. A. Vinogradov, M. Virius, B. Voas, A. Vossen, V. Vrba, E. Vznuzdaev, M. Wagner, D. Walker, X. R. Wang, D. Watanabe, K. Watanabe, Y. Watanabe, Y. S. Watanabe, F. Wei, R. Wei, J. Wessels, S. Whitaker, A. S. White, S. N. White, N. Willis, D. Winter, S. Wolin, C. L. Woody, R. M. Wright, M. Wysocki, B. Xia, W. Xie, L. Xue, S. Yalcin, Y. L. Yamaguchi, K. Yamaura, R. Yang, A. Yanovich, Z. Yasin, J. Ying, S. Yokkaichi, J. H. Yoo, I. Yoon, Z. You, G. R. Young, I. Younus, H. Yu, I. E. Yushmanov, W. A. Zajc, O. Zaudtke, A. Zelenski, C. Zhang, S. Zhou, J. Zimamyi, L. Zolin, L. Zou

**Category:**Nuclear Experiment

Measurements of midrapidity charged particle multiplicity distributions, $dN_{\rm ch}/d\eta$, and midrapidity transverse-energy distributions, $dE_T/d\eta$, are presented for a variety of collision systems and energies. Included are distributions for Au$+$Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{_{NN}}}=200$, 130, 62.4, 39, 27, 19. Read More

In this paper we will present a proof of the consistency of Quine's set theory "New Foundations" (hereinafter NF), so-called after the title of the 1937 paper in which it was introduced. Read More

We give a "direct" coupling proof of strict monotonicity of the speed for 1-dimensional multi-excited random walks with positive speed. This reproves (and extends) a recent result of Peterson without using branching processes. Read More

**Authors:**A. Adare, S. Afanasiev, C. Aidala, N. N. Ajitanand, Y. Akiba, H. Al-Bataineh, A. Al-Jamel, J. Alexander, K. Aoki, L. Aphecetche, R. Armendariz, S. H. Aronson, J. Asai, E. T. Atomssa, R. Averbeck, T. C. Awes, B. Azmoun, V. Babintsev, G. Baksay, L. Baksay, A. Baldisseri, K. N. Barish, P. D. Barnes, B. Bassalleck, S. Bathe, S. Batsouli, V. Baublis, F. Bauer, A. Bazilevsky, S. Belikov, R. Bennett, Y. Berdnikov, A. A. Bickley, M. T. Bjorndal, J. G. Boissevain, H. Borel, K. Boyle, M. L. Brooks, D. S. Brown, D. Bucher, H. Buesching, V. Bumazhnov, G. Bunce, J. M. Burward-Hoy, S. Butsyk, S. Campbell, J. -S. Chai, B. S. Chang, J. -L. Charvet, S. Chernichenko, C. Y. Chi, J. Chiba, M. Chiu, I. J. Choi, T. Chujo, P. Chung, A. Churyn, V. Cianciolo, C. R. Cleven, Y. Cobigo, B. A. Cole, M. P. Comets, P. Constantin, M. Csanád, T. Csörgő, T. Dahms, K. Das, G. David, M. B. Deaton, K. Dehmelt, H. Delagrange, A. Denisov, D. d'Enterria, A. Deshpande, E. J. Desmond, O. Dietzsch, A. Dion, M. Donadelli, J. L. Drachenberg, O. Drapier, A. Drees, A. K. Dubey, A. Durum, V. Dzhordzhadze, Y. V. Efremenko, J. Egdemir, F. Ellinghaus, W. S. Emam, A. Enokizono, H. En'yo, B. Espagnon, S. Esumi, K. O. Eyser, D. E. Fields, M. Finger, M. Finger, \, Jr., F. Fleuret, S. L. Fokin, B. Forestier, Z. Fraenkel, J. E. Frantz, A. Franz, A. D. Frawley, K. Fujiwara, Y. Fukao, S. -Y. Fung, T. Fusayasu, S. Gadrat, I. Garishvili, F. Gastineau, M. Germain, A. Glenn, H. Gong, M. Gonin, J. Gosset, Y. Goto, R. Granier de Cassagnac, N. Grau, S. V. Greene, M. Grosse Perdekamp, T. Gunji, H. -Å. Gustafsson, T. Hachiya, A. Hadj Henni, C. Haegemann, J. S. Haggerty, M. N. Hagiwara, H. Hamagaki, R. Han, H. Harada, E. P. Hartouni, K. Haruna, M. Harvey, E. Haslum, K. Hasuko, R. Hayano, X. He, M. Heffner, T. K. Hemmick, T. Hester, J. M. Heuser, H. Hiejima, J. C. Hill, R. Hobbs, M. Hohlmann, M. Holmes, W. Holzmann, K. Homma, B. Hong, T. Horaguchi, D. Hornback, S. Huang, M. G. Hur, T. Ichihara, H. Iinuma, K. Imai, M. Inaba, Y. Inoue, D. Isenhower, L. Isenhower, M. Ishihara, T. Isobe, M. Issah, A. Isupov, B. V. Jacak, J. Jia, J. Jin, O. Jinnouchi, B. M. Johnson, K. S. Joo, D. Jouan, F. Kajihara, S. Kametani, N. Kamihara, J. Kamin, M. Kaneta, J. H. Kang, H. Kanou, T. Kawagishi, D. Kawall, A. V. Kazantsev, S. Kelly, A. Khanzadeev, J. Kikuchi, D. H. Kim, D. J. Kim, E. Kim, Y. -S. Kim, E. Kinney, Á. Kiss, E. Kistenev, A. Kiyomichi, J. Klay, C. Klein-Boesing, L. Kochenda, V. Kochetkov, B. Komkov, M. Konno, D. Kotchetkov, A. Kozlov, A. Král, A. Kravitz, P. J. Kroon, J. Kubart, G. J. Kunde, N. Kurihara, K. Kurita, M. J. Kweon, Y. Kwon, G. S. Kyle, R. Lacey, Y. S. Lai, J. G. Lajoie, A. Lebedev, Y. Le Bornec, S. Leckey, D. M. Lee, M. K. Lee, T. Lee, M. J. Leitch, M. A. L. Leite, B. Lenzi, X. Li, X. H. Li, H. Lim, T. Liška, A. Litvinenko, M. X. Liu, B. Love, D. Lynch, C. F. Maguire, Y. I. Makdisi, A. Malakhov, M. D. Malik, V. I. Manko, Y. Mao, L. Mašek, H. Masui, F. Matathias, M. C. McCain, M. McCumber, P. L. McGaughey, Y. Miake, P. Mikeš, K. Miki, T. E. Miller, A. Milov, S. Mioduszewski, G. C. Mishra, M. Mishra, J. T. Mitchell, M. Mitrovski, A. Morreale, D. P. Morrison, J. M. Moss, T. V. Moukhanova, D. Mukhopadhyay, J. Murata, S. Nagamiya, Y. Nagata, J. L. Nagle, M. Naglis, I. Nakagawa, Y. Nakamiya, T. Nakamura, K. Nakano, J. Newby, M. Nguyen, B. E. Norman, R. Nouicer, A. S. Nyanin, J. Nystrand, E. O'Brien, S. X. Oda, C. A. Ogilvie, H. Ohnishi, I. D. Ojha, M. Oka, K. Okada, O. O. Omiwade, A. Oskarsson, I. Otterlund, M. Ouchida, K. Ozawa, R. Pak, D. Pal, A. P. T. Palounek, V. Pantuev, V. Papavassiliou, J. Park, W. J. Park, S. F. Pate, H. Pei, J. -C. Peng, H. Pereira, V. Peresedov, D. Yu. Peressounko, C. Pinkenburg, R. P. Pisani, M. L. Purschke, A. K. Purwar, H. Qu, J. Rak, A. Rakotozafindrabe, I. Ravinovich, K. F. Read, S. Rembeczki, M. Reuter, K. Reygers, V. Riabov, Y. Riabov, G. Roche, A. Romana, M. Rosati, S. S. E. Rosendahl, P. Rosnet, P. Rukoyatkin, V. L. Rykov, S. S. Ryu, B. Sahlmueller, N. Saito, T. Sakaguchi, S. Sakai, H. Sakata, V. Samsonov, H. D. Sato, S. Sato, S. Sawada, J. Seele, R. Seidl, V. Semenov, R. Seto, D. Sharma, T. K. Shea, I. Shein, A. Shevel, T. -A. Shibata, K. Shigaki, M. Shimomura, T. Shohjoh, K. Shoji, A. Sickles, C. L. Silva, D. Silvermyr, C. Silvestre, K. S. Sim, C. P. Singh, V. Singh, S. Skutnik, M. Slunečka, W. C. Smith, A. Soldatov, R. A. Soltz, W. E. Sondheim, S. P. Sorensen, I. V. Sourikova, F. Staley, P. W. Stankus, E. Stenlund, M. Stepanov, A. Ster, S. P. Stoll, T. Sugitate, C. Suire, J. P. Sullivan, J. Sziklai, T. Tabaru, S. Takagi, E. M. Takagui, A. Taketani, K. H. Tanaka, Y. Tanaka, K. Tanida, M. J. Tannenbaum, A. Taranenko, P. Tarján, T. L. Thomas, T. Todoroki, M. Togawa, A. Toia, J. Tojo, L. Tomášek, H. Torii, R. S. Towell, V-N. Tram, I. Tserruya, Y. Tsuchimoto, S. K. Tuli, H. Tydesjö, N. Tyurin, C. Vale, H. Valle, H. W. van Hecke, J. Velkovska, R. Vértesi, A. A. Vinogradov, M. Virius, V. Vrba, E. Vznuzdaev, M. Wagner, D. Walker, X. R. Wang, Y. Watanabe, J. Wessels, S. N. White, N. Willis, D. Winter, C. L. Woody, M. Wysocki, W. Xie, Y. L. Yamaguchi, A. Yanovich, Z. Yasin, J. Ying, S. Yokkaichi, G. R. Young, I. Younus, I. E. Yushmanov, W. A. Zajc, O. Zaudtke, C. Zhang, S. Zhou, J. Zimányi, L. Zolin

**Category:**Nuclear Experiment

We have studied the dependence of azimuthal anisotropy $v_2$ for inclusive and identified charged hadrons in Au$+$Au and Cu$+$Cu collisions on collision energy, species, and centrality. The values of $v_2$ as a function of transverse momentum $p_T$ and centrality in Au$+$Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{_{NN}}}$=200 GeV and 62.4 GeV are the same within uncertainties. Read More

Consider the voter model on a box of side length $L$ (in the triangular lattice) with boundary votes fixed forever as type 0 or type 1 on two different halves of the boundary. Motivated by analogous questions in percolation, we study several geometric objects at stationarity, as $L\rightarrow \infty$. One is the interface between the (large -- i. Read More

We introduce a class of reinforcement models where, at each time step $t$, one first chooses a random subset $A_t$ of colours (independent of the past) from $n$ colours of balls, and then chooses a colour $i$ from this subset with probability proportional to the number of balls of colour $i$ in the urn raised to the power $\alpha>1$. We consider stability of equilibria for such models and establish the existence of phase transitions in a number of examples, including when the colours are the edges of a graph, a context which is a toy model for the formation and reinforcement of neural connections. Read More

**Authors:**S. S. Adler, S. Afanasiev, C. Aidala, N. N. Ajitanand, Y. Akiba, A. Al-Jamel, J. Alexander, K. Aoki, L. Aphecetche, R. Armendariz, S. H. Aronson, R. Averbeck, T. C. Awes, B. Azmoun, V. Babintsev, A. Baldisseri, K. N. Barish, P. D. Barnes, B. Bassalleck, S. Bathe, S. Batsouli, V. Baublis, F. Bauer, A. Bazilevsky, S. Belikov, R. Bennett, Y. Berdnikov, M. T. Bjorndal, J. G. Boissevain, H. Borel, K. Boyle, M. L. Brooks, D. S. Brown, N. Bruner, D. Bucher, H. Buesching, V. Bumazhnov, G. Bunce, J. M. Burward-Hoy, S. Butsyk, X. Camard, S. Campbell, J. -S. Chai, P. Chand, W. C. Chang, S. Chernichenko, C. Y. Chi, J. Chiba, M. Chiu, I. J. Choi, R. K. Choudhury, T. Chujo, V. Cianciolo, C. R. Cleven, Y. Cobigo, B. A. Cole, M. P. Comets, P. Constantin, M. Csanád, T. Csörgő, J. P. Cussonneau, T. Dahms, K. Das, G. David, F. Deák, H. Delagrange, A. Denisov, D. d'Enterria, A. Deshpande, E. J. Desmond, A. Devismes, O. Dietzsch, A. Dion, J. L. Drachenberg, O. Drapier, A. Drees, A. K. Dubey, A. Durum, D. Dutta, V. Dzhordzhadze, Y. V. Efremenko, J. Egdemir, A. Enokizono, H. En'yo, B. Espagnon, S. Esumi, D. E. Fields, C. Finck, F. Fleuret, S. L. Fokin, B. Forestier, B. D. Fox, Z. Fraenkel, J. E. Frantz, A. Franz, A. D. Frawley, Y. Fukao, S. -Y. Fung, S. Gadrat, F. Gastineau, M. Germain, A. Glenn, M. Gonin, J. Gosset, Y. Goto, R. Granier de Cassagnac, N. Grau, S. V. Greene, M. Grosse Perdekamp, T. Gunji, H. -Å. Gustafsson, T. Hachiya, A. Hadj Henni, J. S. Haggerty, M. N. Hagiwara, H. Hamagaki, A. G. Hansen, H. Harada, E. P. Hartouni, K. Haruna, M. Harvey, E. Haslum, K. Hasuko, R. Hayano, X. He, M. Heffner, T. K. Hemmick, J. M. Heuser, P. Hidas, H. Hiejima, J. C. Hill, R. Hobbs, M. Holmes, W. Holzmann, K. Homma, B. Hong, A. Hoover, T. Horaguchi, M. G. Hur, T. Ichihara, H. Iinuma, V. V. Ikonnikov, K. Imai, M. Inaba, M. Inuzuka, D. Isenhower, L. Isenhower, M. Ishihara, T. Isobe, M. Issah, A. Isupov, B. V. Jacak, J. Jia, J. Jin, O. Jinnouchi, B. M. Johnson, S. C. Johnson, K. S. Joo, D. Jouan, F. Kajihara, S. Kametani, N. Kamihara, M. Kaneta, J. H. Kang, K. Katou, T. Kawabata, T. Kawagishi, A. V. Kazantsev, S. Kelly, B. Khachaturov, A. Khanzadeev, J. Kikuchi, D. J. Kim, E. Kim, E. J. Kim, G. -B. Kim, H. J. Kim, Y. -S. Kim, E. Kinney, Á. Kiss, E. Kistenev, A. Kiyomichi, C. Klein-Boesing, H. Kobayashi, L. Kochenda, V. Kochetkov, R. Kohara, B. Komkov, M. Konno, D. Kotchetkov, A. Kozlov, P. J. Kroon, C. H. Kuberg, G. J. Kunde, N. Kurihara, K. Kurita, M. J. Kweon, Y. Kwon, G. S. Kyle, R. Lacey, J. G. Lajoie, A. Lebedev, Y. Le Bornec, S. Leckey, D. M. Lee, M. K. Lee, M. J. Leitch, M. A. L. Leite, X. H. Li, H. Lim, A. Litvinenko, M. X. Liu, C. F. Maguire, Y. I. Makdisi, A. Malakhov, M. D. Malik, V. I. Manko, Y. Mao, G. Martinez, H. Masui, F. Matathias, T. Matsumoto, M. C. McCain, P. L. McGaughey, Y. Miake, T. E. Miller, A. Milov, S. Mioduszewski, G. C. Mishra, J. T. Mitchell, A. K. Mohanty, D. P. Morrison, J. M. Moss, T. V. Moukhanova, D. Mukhopadhyay, M. Muniruzzaman, J. Murata, S. Nagamiya, Y. Nagata, J. L. Nagle, M. Naglis, T. Nakamura, J. Newby, M. Nguyen, B. E. Norman, A. S. Nyanin, J. Nystrand, E. O'Brien, C. A. Ogilvie, H. Ohnishi, I. D. Ojha, K. Okada, O. O. Omiwade, A. Oskarsson, I. Otterlund, K. Oyama, K. Ozawa, D. Pal, A. P. T. Palounek, V. Pantuev, V. Papavassiliou, J. Park, W. J. Park, S. F. Pate, H. Pei, V. Penev, J. -C. Peng, H. Pereira, V. Peresedov, D. Yu. Peressounko, A. Pierson, C. Pinkenburg, R. P. Pisani, M. L. Purschke, A. K. Purwar, H. Qu, J. M. Qualls, J. Rak, I. Ravinovich, K. F. Read, M. Reuter, K. Reygers, V. Riabov, Y. Riabov, G. Roche, A. Romana, M. Rosati, S. S. E. Rosendahl, P. Rosnet, P. Rukoyatkin, V. L. Rykov, S. S. Ryu, B. Sahlmueller, N. Saito, T. Sakaguchi, S. Sakai, V. Samsonov, L. Sanfratello, R. Santo, H. D. Sato, S. Sato, S. Sawada, Y. Schutz, V. Semenov, R. Seto, D. Sharma, T. K. Shea, I. Shein, T. -A. Shibata, K. Shigaki, M. Shimomura, T. Shohjoh, K. Shoji, A. Sickles, C. L. Silva, D. Silvermyr, K. S. Sim, C. P. Singh, V. Singh, S. Skutnik, W. C. Smith, A. Soldatov, R. A. Soltz, W. E. Sondheim, S. P. Sorensen, I. V. Sourikova, F. Staley, P. W. Stankus, E. Stenlund, M. Stepanov, A. Ster, S. P. Stoll, T. Sugitate, C. Suire, J. P. Sullivan, J. Sziklai, T. Tabaru, S. Takagi, E. M. Takagui, A. Taketani, K. H. Tanaka, Y. Tanaka, K. Tanida, M. J. Tannenbaum, A. Taranenko, P. Tarján, T. L. Thomas, M. Togawa, J. Tojo, H. Torii, R. S. Towell, V-N. Tram, I. Tserruya, Y. Tsuchimoto, S. K. Tuli, H. Tydesjö, N. Tyurin, T. J. Uam, C. Vale, H. Valle, H. W. van Hecke, J. Velkovska, M. Velkovsky, R. Vértesi, V. Veszprémi, A. A. Vinogradov, M. A. Volkov, E. Vznuzdaev, M. Wagner, X. R. Wang, Y. Watanabe, J. Wessels, S. N. White, N. Willis, D. Winter, F. K. Wohn, C. L. Woody, M. Wysocki, W. Xie, A. Yanovich, S. Yokkaichi, G. R. Young, I. Younus, I. E. Yushmanov, W. A. Zajc, O. Zaudtke, C. Zhang, S. Zhou, J. Zimányi, L. Zolin, X. Zong

**Category:**Nuclear Experiment

Measurements of the midrapidity transverse energy distribution, $d\Et/d\eta$, are presented for $p$$+$$p$, $d$$+$Au, and Au$+$Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{_{NN}}}=200$ GeV and additionally for Au$+$Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{_{NN}}}=62.4$ and 130 GeV. The $d\Et/d\eta$ distributions are first compared with the number of nucleon participants $N_{\rm part}$, number of binary collisions $N_{\rm coll}$, and number of constituent-quark participants $N_{qp}$ calculated from a Glauber model based on the nuclear geometry. Read More

We consider connectivity properties and asymptotic slopes for certain random directed graphs on $Z^2$ in which the set of points $C_o$ that the origin connects to is always infinite. We obtain conditions under which the complement of $C_o$ has no infinite connected component. Applying these results to one of the most interesting such models leads to an improved lower bound for the critical occupation probability for oriented site percolation on the triangular lattice in 2 dimensions. Read More

We calculate explicit speeds for random walks in uniform degenerate random environments. For certain non-uniform random environments, we calculate speeds that are non-monotone. Read More

A model and analysis of the human sleep/wake system is presented. The model is derived using the known neuronal groups, and their various projections, involved with sleep and wake. Inherent in the derivation is the existence of a slow time scale associated with homeostatic regulation, and a faster time scale associated with the dynamics within the sleep phase. Read More

The nonparametric test for change-point detection proposed by Gombay and Horv\'ath is revisited and extended in the broader setting of empirical process theory. The resulting testing procedure for potentially multivariate observations is based on a sequential generalization of the functional multiplier central limit theorem and on modifications of Gombay and Horv\'ath's seminal approach that appears to improve the finite-sample behavior of the tests. A large number of candidate test statistics based on processes indexed by lower-left orthants and half-spaces are considered and their performance is studied through extensive Monte Carlo experiments involving univariate, bivariate and trivariate data sets. Read More

Conditional density estimation generalizes regression by modeling a full density f(yjx) rather than only the expected value E(yjx). This is important for many tasks, including handling multi-modality and generating prediction intervals. Though fundamental and widely applicable, nonparametric conditional density estimators have received relatively little attention from statisticians and little or none from the machine learning community. Read More

**Authors:**S. Afanasiev, C. Aidala, N. N. Ajitanand, Y. Akiba, A. Al-Jamel, J. Alexander, K. Aoki, L. Aphecetche, R. Armendariz, S. H. Aronson, R. Averbeck, T. C. Awes, B. Azmoun, V. Babintsev, A. Baldisseri, K. N. Barish, P. D. Barnes, B. Bassalleck, S. Bathe, S. Batsouli, V. Baublis, F. Bauer, A. Bazilevsky, S. Belikov, R. Bennett, Y. Berdnikov, M. T. Bjorndal, J. G. Boissevain, H. Borel, K. Boyle, M. L. Brooks, D. S. Brown, D. Bucher, H. Buesching, V. Bumazhnov, G. Bunce, J. M. Burward-Hoy, S. Butsyk, S. Campbell, J. -S. Chai, S. Chernichenko, C. Y. Chi, J. Chiba, M. Chiu, I. J. Choi, T. Chujo, V. Cianciolo, C. R. Cleven, Y. Cobigo, B. A. Cole, M. P. Comets, M. Connors, P. Constantin, M. Csanád, T. Csörgő, T. Dahms, K. Das, G. David, H. Delagrange, A. Denisov, D. d'Enterria, A. Deshpande, E. J. Desmond, O. Dietzsch, A. Dion, J. L. Drachenberg, O. Drapier, A. Drees, A. K. Dubey, A. Durum, V. Dzhordzhadze, Y. V. Efremenko, J. Egdemir, A. Enokizono, H. En'yo, B. Espagnon, S. Esumi, D. E. Fields, F. Fleuret, S. L. Fokin, B. Forestier, Z. Fraenkel, J. E. Frantz, A. Franz, A. D. Frawley, Y. Fukao, S. -Y. Fung, S. Gadrat, F. Gastineau, M. Germain, A. Glenn, M. Gonin, J. Gosset, Y. Goto, R. Granier de Cassagnac, N. Grau, S. V. Greene, M. Grosse Perdekamp, T. Gunji, H. -Å. Gustafsson, T. Hachiya, A. Hadj Henni, J. S. Haggerty, M. N. Hagiwara, H. Hamagaki, H. Harada, E. P. Hartouni, K. Haruna, M. Harvey, E. Haslum, K. Hasuko, R. Hayano, X. He, M. Heffner, T. K. Hemmick, J. M. Heuser, H. Hiejima, J. C. Hill, R. Hobbs, M. Holmes, W. Holzmann, K. Homma, B. Hong, T. Horaguchi, M. G. Hur, T. Ichihara, H. Iinuma, K. Imai, J. Imrek, M. Inaba, D. Isenhower, L. Isenhower, M. Ishihara, T. Isobe, M. Issah, A. Isupov, B. V. Jacak, J. Jia, J. Jin, O. Jinnouchi, B. M. Johnson, K. S. Joo, D. Jouan, F. Kajihara, S. Kametani, N. Kamihara, M. Kaneta, J. H. Kang, T. Kawagishi, A. V. Kazantsev, S. Kelly, A. Khanzadeev, D. J. Kim, E. Kim, Y. -S. Kim, E. Kinney, Á. Kiss, E. Kistenev, A. Kiyomichi, C. Klein-Boesing, L. Kochenda, V. Kochetkov, B. Komkov, M. Konno, D. Kotchetkov, A. Kozlov, P. J. Kroon, G. J. Kunde, N. Kurihara, K. Kurita, M. J. Kweon, Y. Kwon, G. S. Kyle, R. Lacey, J. G. Lajoie, A. Lebedev, Y. Le Bornec, S. Leckey, D. M. Lee, M. K. Lee, M. J. Leitch, M. A. L. Leite, X. H. Li, H. Lim, A. Litvinenko, M. X. Liu, C. F. Maguire, Y. I. Makdisi, A. Malakhov, M. D. Malik, V. I. Manko, H. Masui, F. Matathias, M. C. McCain, P. L. McGaughey, Y. Miake, T. E. Miller, A. Milov, S. Mioduszewski, G. C. Mishra, J. T. Mitchell, D. P. Morrison, J. M. Moss, T. V. Moukhanova, D. Mukhopadhyay, J. Murata, S. Nagamiya, Y. Nagata, J. L. Nagle, M. Naglis, T. Nakamura, J. Newby, M. Nguyen, B. E. Norman, A. S. Nyanin, J. Nystrand, E. O'Brien, C. A. Ogilvie, H. Ohnishi, I. D. Ojha, K. Okada, O. O. Omiwade, A. Oskarsson, I. Otterlund, K. Ozawa, D. Pal, A. P. T. Palounek, V. Pantuev, V. Papavassiliou, J. Park, W. J. Park, S. F. Pate, H. Pei, J. -C. Peng, H. Pereira, V. Peresedov, D. Yu. Peressounko, C. Pinkenburg, R. P. Pisani, M. L. Purschke, A. K. Purwar, H. Qu, J. Rak, I. Ravinovich, K. F. Read, M. Reuter, K. Reygers, V. Riabov, Y. Riabov, G. Roche, A. Romana, M. Rosati, S. S. E. Rosendahl, P. Rosnet, P. Rukoyatkin, V. L. Rykov, S. S. Ryu, B. Sahlmueller, N. Saito, T. Sakaguchi, S. Sakai, V. Samsonov, H. D. Sato, S. Sato, S. Sawada, V. Semenov, R. Seto, D. Sharma, T. K. Shea, I. Shein, T. -A. Shibata, K. Shigaki, M. Shimomura, T. Shohjoh, K. Shoji, A. Sickles, C. L. Silva, D. Silvermyr, K. S. Sim, C. P. Singh, V. Singh, S. Skutnik, W. C. Smith, A. Soldatov, R. A. Soltz, W. E. Sondheim, S. P. Sorensen, I. V. Sourikova, F. Staley, P. W. Stankus, E. Stenlund, M. Stepanov, A. Ster, S. P. Stoll, T. Sugitate, C. Suire, J. P. Sullivan, J. Sziklai, T. Tabaru, S. Takagi, E. M. Takagui, A. Taketani, K. H. Tanaka, Y. Tanaka, K. Tanida, M. J. Tannenbaum, A. Taranenko, P. Tarján, T. L. Thomas, M. Togawa, J. Tojo, H. Torii, R. S. Towell, V-N. Tram, I. Tserruya, Y. Tsuchimoto, S. K. Tuli, H. Tydesjö, N. Tyurin, C. Vale, H. Valle, H. W. van Hecke, J. Velkovska, R. Vértesi, A. A. Vinogradov, E. Vznuzdaev, M. Wagner, X. R. Wang, Y. Watanabe, J. Wessels, S. N. White, N. Willis, D. Winter, C. L. Woody, M. Wysocki, W. Xie, A. Yanovich, S. Yokkaichi, G. R. Young, I. Younus, I. E. Yushmanov, W. A. Zajc, O. Zaudtke, C. Zhang, J. Zimányi, L. Zolin

**Category:**Nuclear Experiment

We report the measurement of direct photons at midrapidity in Au+Au collisions at sqrt{s_NN} = 200 GeV. The direct photon signal was extracted for the transverse-momentum range of 4 GeV/c < p_T < 22 GeV/c, using a statistical method to subtract decay photons from the inclusive-photon sample. The direct-photon nuclear-modification factor R_AA was calculated as a function of p_T for different Au+Au collision centralities using the measured p+p direct-photon spectrum and compared to theoretical predictions. Read More

A new family of tree models is proposed, which we call "differential trees." A differential tree model is constructed from multiple data sets and aims to detect distributional differences between them. The new methodology differs from the existing difference and change detection techniques in its nonparametric nature, model construction from multiple data sets, and applicability to high-dimensional data. Read More

In this paper we investigate the survival probability, \theta_n, in high-dimensional statistical physical models, where \theta_n denotes the probability that the model survives up to time n. We prove that if the r-point functions scale to those of the canonical measure of super-Brownian motion, and if a certain self-repellence condition is satisfied, then n\theta_n\ra 2/(AV), where A is the asymptotic expected number of particles alive at time n, and V is the vertex factor of the model. Our results apply to spread-out lattice trees above 8 dimensions, spread-out oriented percolation above 4+1 dimensions, and the spread-out contact process above 4+1 dimensions. Read More

We study the asymptotic behaviour of random walks in i.i.d. Read More

We consider connectivity properties of certain i.i.d. Read More

We give a series of combinatorial results that can be obtained from any two collections (both indexed by $\Z\times \N$) of left and right pointing arrows that satisfy some natural relationship. When applied to certain self-interacting random walk couplings, these allow us to reprove some known transience and recurrence results for some simple models. We also obtain new results for one-dimensional multi-excited random walks and for random walks in random environments in all dimensions. Read More

**Authors:**A. Adare, S. Afanasiev, C. Aidala, N. N. Ajitanand, Y. Akiba, H. Al-Bataineh, A. Al-Jamel, J. Alexander, A. Angerami, K. Aoki, N. Apadula, L. Aphecetche, Y. Aramaki, R. Armendariz, S. H. Aronson, J. Asai, E. T. Atomssa, R. Averbeck, T. C. Awes, B. Azmoun, V. Babintsev, M. Bai, G. Baksay, L. Baksay, A. Baldisseri, K. N. Barish, P. D. Barnes, B. Bassalleck, A. T. Basye, S. Bathe, S. Batsouli, V. Baublis, F. Bauer, C. Baumann, A. Bazilevsky, S. Belikov, R. Belmont, R. Bennett, A. Berdnikov, Y. Berdnikov, J. H. Bhom, A. A. Bickley, M. T. Bjorndal, D. S. Blau, J. G. Boissevain, J. S. Bok, H. Borel, K. Boyle, M. L. Brooks, D. S. Brown, D. Bucher, H. Buesching, V. Bumazhnov, G. Bunce, J. M. Burward-Hoy, S. Butsyk, C. M. Camacho, S. Campbell, A. Caringi, J. -S. Chai, B. S. Chang, J. -L. Charvet, C. -H. Chen, S. Chernichenko, C. Y. Chi, J. Chiba, M. Chiu, I. J. Choi, J. B. Choi, R. K. Choudhury, P. Christiansen, T. Chujo, P. Chung, A. Churyn, O. Chvala, V. Cianciolo, Z. Citron, C. R. Cleven, Y. Cobigo, B. A. Cole, M. P. Comets, Z. Conesa del Valle, M. Connors, P. Constantin, M. Csanád, T. Csörgő, T. Dahms, S. Dairaku, I. Danchev, K. Das, A. Datta, G. David, M. K. Dayananda, M. B. Deaton, K. Dehmelt, H. Delagrange, A. Denisov, D. d'Enterria, A. Deshpande, E. J. Desmond, K. V. Dharmawardane, O. Dietzsch, A. Dion, M. Donadelli, J. L. Drachenberg, O. Drapier, A. Drees, K. A. Drees, A. K. Dubey, J. M. Durham, A. Durum, D. Dutta, V. Dzhordzhadze, L. D'Orazio, S. Edwards, Y. V. Efremenko, J. Egdemir, F. Ellinghaus, W. S. Emam, T. Engelmore, A. Enokizono, H. En'yo, B. Espagnon, S. Esumi, K. O. Eyser, B. Fadem, D. E. Fields, M. Finger, M. Finger Jr, F. Fleuret, S. L. Fokin, B. Forestier, Z. Fraenkel, J. E. Frantz, A. Franz, A. D. Frawley, K. Fujiwara, Y. Fukao, S. -Y. Fung, T. Fusayasu, S. Gadrat, I. Garishvili, F. Gastineau, M. Germain, A. Glenn, H. Gong, M. Gonin, J. Gosset, Y. Goto, R. Granier de Cassagnac, N. Grau, S. V. Greene, G. Grim, M. Grosse Perdekamp, T. Gunji, H. -Å. Gustafsson, T. Hachiya, A. Hadj Henni, C. Haegemann, J. S. Haggerty, M. N. Hagiwara, K. I. Hahn, H. Hamagaki, J. Hamblen, R. Han, J. Hanks, H. Harada, E. P. Hartouni, K. Haruna, M. Harvey, E. Haslum, K. Hasuko, R. Hayano, X. He, M. Heffner, T. K. Hemmick, T. Hester, J. M. Heuser, H. Hiejima, J. C. Hill, R. Hobbs, M. Hohlmann, M. Holmes, W. Holzmann, K. Homma, B. Hong, T. Horaguchi, D. Hornback, S. Huang, M. G. Hur, T. Ichihara, R. Ichimiya, J. Ide, H. Iinuma, Y. Ikeda, K. Imai, M. Inaba, Y. Inoue, D. Isenhower, L. Isenhower, M. Ishihara, T. Isobe, M. Issah, A. Isupov, D. Ivanischev, Y. Iwanaga, B. V. Jacak, J. Jia, X. Jiang, J. Jin, O. Jinnouchi, B. M. Johnson, T. Jones, K. S. Joo, D. Jouan, D. S. Jumper, F. Kajihara, S. Kametani, N. Kamihara, J. Kamin, M. Kaneta, J. H. Kang, H. Kanou, J. Kapustinsky, K. Karatsu, M. Kasai, T. Kawagishi, D. Kawall, M. Kawashima, A. V. Kazantsev, S. Kelly, T. Kempel, A. Khanzadeev, K. M. Kijima, J. Kikuchi, A. Kim, B. I. Kim, D. H. Kim, D. J. Kim, E. Kim, E. J. Kim, S. H. Kim, Y. -J. Kim, Y. -S. Kim, Y. J. Kim, E. Kinney, K. Kiriluk, Á. Kiss, E. Kistenev, A. Kiyomichi, J. Klay, C. Klein-Boesing, L. Kochenda, V. Kochetkov, B. Komkov, M. Konno, J. Koster, D. Kotchetkov, A. Kozlov, A. Král, A. Kravitz, P. J. Kroon, J. Kubart, G. J. Kunde, N. Kurihara, K. Kurita, M. Kurosawa, M. J. Kweon, Y. Kwon, G. S. Kyle, R. Lacey, Y. S. Lai, J. G. Lajoie, A. Lebedev, Y. Le Bornec, S. Leckey, D. M. Lee, J. Lee, K. Lee, K. B. Lee, K. S. Lee, M. K. Lee, T. Lee, M. J. Leitch, M. A. L. Leite, E. Leitner, B. Lenzi, X. Li, X. H. Li, P. Lichtenwalner, P. Liebing, H. Lim, L. A. Linden Levy, T. Liška, A. Litvinenko, H. Liu, M. X. Liu, B. Love, R. Luechtenborg, D. Lynch, C. F. Maguire, Y. I. Makdisi, A. Malakhov, M. D. Malik, V. I. Manko, E. Mannel, Y. Mao, L. Mašek, H. Masui, F. Matathias, M. C. McCain, M. McCumber, P. L. McGaughey, N. Means, B. Meredith, Y. Miake, T. Mibe, A. C. Mignerey, P. Mikeš, K. Miki, T. E. Miller, A. Milov, S. Mioduszewski, G. C. Mishra, M. Mishra, J. T. Mitchell, M. Mitrovski, A. K. Mohanty, H. J. Moon, Y. Morino, A. Morreale, D. P. Morrison, J. M. Moss, T. V. Moukhanova, D. Mukhopadhyay, T. Murakami, J. Murata, S. Nagamiya, Y. Nagata, J. L. Nagle, M. Naglis, M. I. Nagy, I. Nakagawa, Y. Nakamiya, K. R. Nakamura, T. Nakamura, K. Nakano, S. Nam, J. Newby, M. Nguyen, M. Nihashi, B. E. Norman, R. Nouicer, A. S. Nyanin, J. Nystrand, C. Oakley, E. O'Brien, S. X. Oda, C. A. Ogilvie, H. Ohnishi, I. D. Ojha, M. Oka, K. Okada, O. O. Omiwade, Y. Onuki, A. Oskarsson, I. Otterlund, M. Ouchida, K. Ozawa, R. Pak, D. Pal, A. P. T. Palounek, V. Pantuev, V. Papavassiliou, I. H. Park, J. Park, S. K. Park, W. J. Park, S. F. Pate, H. Pei, J. -C. Peng, H. Pereira, V. Peresedov, D. Yu. Peressounko, R. Petti, C. Pinkenburg, R. P. Pisani, M. Proissl, M. L. Purschke, A. K. Purwar, H. Qu, J. Rak, A. Rakotozafindrabe, I. Ravinovich, K. F. Read, S. Rembeczki, M. Reuter, K. Reygers, V. Riabov, Y. Riabov, E. Richardson, D. Roach, G. Roche, S. D. Rolnick, A. Romana, M. Rosati, C. A. Rosen, S. S. E. Rosendahl, P. Rosnet, P. Rukoyatkin, P. Ružička, V. L. Rykov, S. S. Ryu, B. Sahlmueller, N. Saito, T. Sakaguchi, S. Sakai, K. Sakashita, H. Sakata, V. Samsonov, S. Sano, H. D. Sato, S. Sato, T. Sato, S. Sawada, K. Sedgwick, J. Seele, R. Seidl, A. Yu. Semenov, V. Semenov, R. Seto, D. Sharma, T. K. Shea, I. Shein, A. Shevel, T. -A. Shibata, K. Shigaki, M. Shimomura, T. Shohjoh, K. Shoji, P. Shukla, A. Sickles, C. L. Silva, D. Silvermyr, C. Silvestre, K. S. Sim, B. K. Singh, C. P. Singh, V. Singh, S. Skutnik, M. Slunečka, W. C. Smith, A. Soldatov, R. A. Soltz, W. E. Sondheim, S. P. Sorensen, I. V. Sourikova, N. A. Sparks, F. Staley, P. W. Stankus, E. Stenlund, M. Stepanov, A. Ster, S. P. Stoll, T. Sugitate, C. Suire, A. Sukhanov, J. P. Sullivan, J. Sziklai, T. Tabaru, S. Takagi, E. M. Takagui, A. Taketani, R. Tanabe, K. H. Tanaka, Y. Tanaka, S. Taneja, K. Tanida, M. J. Tannenbaum, S. Tarafdar, A. Taranenko, P. Tarján, H. Themann, D. Thomas, T. L. Thomas, M. Togawa, A. Toia, J. Tojo, L. Tomášek, H. Torii, R. S. Towell, V-N. Tram, I. Tserruya, Y. Tsuchimoto, S. K. Tuli, H. Tydesjö, N. Tyurin, C. Vale, H. Valle, H. W. van Hecke, E. Vazquez-Zambrano, A. Veicht, J. Velkovska, R. Vértesi, A. A. Vinogradov, M. Virius, V. Vrba, E. Vznuzdaev, M. Wagner, D. Walker, X. R. Wang, D. Watanabe, K. Watanabe, Y. Watanabe, F. Wei, R. Wei, J. Wessels, S. N. White, N. Willis, D. Winter, J. P. Wood, C. L. Woody, R. M. Wright, M. Wysocki, W. Xie, Y. L. Yamaguchi, K. Yamaura, R. Yang, A. Yanovich, Z. Yasin, J. Ying, S. Yokkaichi, Z. You, G. R. Young, I. Younus, I. E. Yushmanov, W. A. Zajc, O. Zaudtke, C. Zhang, S. Zhou, J. Zimányi, L. Zolin

**Category:**Nuclear Experiment

The PHENIX experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) has measured omega meson production via leptonic and hadronic decay channels in p+p, d+Au, Cu+Cu, and Au+Au collisions at sqrt(s_NN) = 200 GeV. The invariant transverse momentum spectra measured in different decay modes give consistent results. Measurements in the hadronic decay channel in Cu+Cu and Au+Au collisions show that omega production has a suppression pattern at high transverse momentum, similar to that of pi^0 and eta in central collisions, but no suppression is observed in peripheral collisions. Read More

We discuss physical systems with topologies more complicated than simple gaussian linking. Our examples of these higher topologies are in non-relativistic quantum mechanics and in QCD. Read More

We carry out an analysis of the potential of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to discover supersymmetry in runs at $\sqrt s=7$ TeV with an accumulated luminosity of (0.1--2) fb$^{-1}$ of data. The analysis is done both with minimal supergravity (mSUGRA) and supergravity (SUGRA) models with non-universal soft breaking. Read More

**Authors:**A. Adare, S. Afanasiev, C. Aidala, N. N. Ajitanand, Y. Akiba, H. Al-Bataineh, J. Alexander, A. Al-Jamel, K. Aoki, L. Aphecetche, R. Armendariz, S. H. Aronson, J. Asai, E. T. Atomssa, R. Averbeck, T. C. Awes, B. Azmoun, V. Babintsev, G. Baksay, L. Baksay, A. Baldisseri, K. N. Barish, P. D. Barnes, B. Bassalleck, S. Bathe, S. Batsouli, V. Baublis, F. Bauer, A. Bazilevsky, S. Belikov, R. Bennett, Y. Berdnikov, A. A. Bickley, M. T. Bjorndal, J. G. Boissevain, H. Borel, K. Boyle, M. L. Brooks, D. S. Brown, D. Bucher, H. Buesching, V. Bumazhnov, G. Bunce, J. M. Burward-Hoy, S. Butsyk, S. Campbell, J. -S. Chai, B. S. Chang, J. -L. Charvet, S. Chernichenko, J. Chiba, C. Y. Chi, M. Chiu, I. J. Choi, T. Chujo, P. Chung, A. Churyn, V. Cianciolo, C. R. Cleven, Y. Cobigo, B. A. Cole, M. P. Comets, P. Constantin, M. Csanád, T. Csörgő, T. Dahms, K. Das, G. David, M. B. Deaton, K. Dehmelt, H. Delagrange, A. Denisov, D. d'Enterria, A. Deshpande, E. J. Desmond, O. Dietzsch, A. Dion, M. Donadelli, J. L. Drachenberg, O. Drapier, A. Drees, A. K. Dubey, A. Durum, V. Dzhordzhadze, Y. V. Efremenko, J. Egdemir, F. Ellinghaus, W. S. Emam, A. Enokizono, H. En'yo, B. Espagnon, S. Esumi, K. O. Eyser, D. E. Fields, M. FingerJr., M. Finger, F. Fleuret, S. L. Fokin, B. Forestier, Z. Fraenkel, J. E. Frantz, A. Franz, A. D. Frawley, K. Fujiwara, Y. Fukao, S. -Y. Fung, T. Fusayasu, S. Gadrat, I. Garishvili, F. Gastineau, M. Germain, A. Glenn, H. Gong, M. Gonin, J. Gosset, Y. Goto, R. GranierdeCassagnac, N. Grau, S. V. Greene, M. Grosse Perdekamp, T. Gunji, H. -Å. Gustafsson, T. Hachiya, A. Henni, Hadj, C. Haegemann, J. S. Haggerty, M. N. Hagiwara, H. Hamagaki, R. Han, H. Harada, E. P. Hartouni, K. Haruna, M. Harvey, E. Haslum, K. Hasuko, R. Hayano, M. Heffner, T. K. Hemmick, T. Hester, J. M. Heuser, X. He, H. Hiejima, J. C. Hill, R. Hobbs, M. Hohlmann, M. Holmes, W. Holzmann, K. Homma, B. Hong, T. Horaguchi, D. Hornback, M. G. Hur, T. Ichihara, K. Imai, M. Inaba, Y. Inoue, D. Isenhower, L. Isenhower, M. Ishihara, T. Isobe, M. Issah, A. Isupov, B. V. Jacak, J. Jia, J. Jin, O. Jinnouchi, B. M. Johnson, K. S. Joo, D. Jouan, F. Kajihara, S. Kametani, N. Kamihara, J. Kamin, M. Kaneta, J. H. Kang, H. Kanou, T. Kawagishi, D. Kawall, A. V. Kazantsev, S. Kelly, A. Khanzadeev, J. Kikuchi, D. H. Kim, D. J. Kim, E. Kim, Y. -S. Kim, E. Kinney, A. Kiss, E. Kistenev, A. Kiyomichi, J. Klay, C. Klein-Boesing, L. Kochenda, V. Kochetkov, B. Komkov, M. Konno, D. Kotchetkov, A. Kozlov, A. Král, A. Kravitz, P. J. Kroon, J. Kubart, G. J. Kunde, N. Kurihara, K. Kurita, M. J. Kweon, Y. Kwon, G. S. Kyle, R. Lacey, Y. -S. Lai, J. G. Lajoie, A. Lebedev, Y. LeBornec, S. Leckey, D. M. Lee, M. K. Lee, T. Lee, M. J. Leitch, M. A. L. Leite, B. Lenzi, H. Lim, T. Liška, A. Litvinenko, M. X. Liu, X. Li, X. H. Li, B. Love, D. Lynch, C. F. Maguire, Y. I. Makdisi, A. Malakhov, M. D. Malik, V. I. Manko, Y. Mao, L. Mašek, H. Masui, F. Matathias, M. C. McCain, M. McCumber, P. L. McGaughey, Y. Miake, P. Mikeš, K. Miki, T. E. Miller, A. Milov, S. Mioduszewski, G. C. Mishra, M. Mishra, J. T. Mitchell, M. Mitrovski, A. Morreale, D. P. Morrison, J. M. Moss, T. V. Moukhanova, D. Mukhopadhyay, J. Murata, S. Nagamiya, Y. Nagata, J. L. Nagle, M. Naglis, I. Nakagawa, Y. Nakamiya, T. Nakamura, K. Nakano, J. Newby, M. Nguyen, B. E. Norman, R. Nouicer, A. S. Nyanin, J. Nystrand, E. O'Brien, S. X. Oda, C. A. Ogilvie, H. Ohnishi, I. D. Ojha, H. Okada, K. Okada, M. Oka, O. O. Omiwade, A. Oskarsson, I. Otterlund, M. Ouchida, K. Ozawa, R. Pak, D. Pal, A. P. T. Palounek, V. Pantuev, V. Papavassiliou, J. Park, W. J. Park, S. F. Pate, H. Pei, J. -C. Peng, H. Pereira, V. Peresedov, D. Yu. Peressounko, C. Pinkenburg, R. P. Pisani, M. L. Purschke, A. K. Purwar, H. Rak, J. Qu, A. Rakotozafindrabe, I. Ravinovich, K. F. Read, S. Rembeczki, M. Reuter, K. Reygers, V. Riabov, Y. Riabov, G. Roche, A. Romana, M. Rosati, S. S. E. Rosendahl, P. Rosnet, P. Rukoyatkin, V. L. Rykov, S. S. Ryu, B. Sahlmueller, N. Saito, T. Sakaguchi, S. Sakai, H. Sakata, V. Samsonov, H. D. Sato, S. Sato, S. Sawada, J. Seele, R. Seidl, V. Semenov, R. Seto, D. Sharma, T. K. Shea, I. Shein, A. Shevel, T. -A. Shibata, K. Shigaki, M. Shimomura, T. Shohjoh, K. Shoji, A. Sickles, C. L. Silva, D. Silvermyr, C. Silvestre, K. S. Sim, C. P. Singh, V. Singh, S. Skutnik, M. Slunečka, W. C. Smith, A. Soldatov, R. A. Soltz, W. E. Sondheim, S. P. Sorensen, I. V. Sourikova, F. Staley, P. W. Stankus, E. Stenlund, M. Stepanov, A. Ster, S. P. Stoll, T. Sugitate, C. Suire, J. P. Sullivan, J. Sziklai, T. Tabaru, S. Takagi, E. M. Takagui, A. Taketani, K. H. Tanaka, Y. Tanaka, K. Tanida, M. J. Tannenbaum, A. Taranenko, P. Tarján, T. L. Thomas, M. Togawa, A. Toia, J. Tojo, L. Tomášek, H. Torii, R. S. Towell, V-N. Tram, I. Tserruya, Y. Tsuchimoto, S. K. Tuli, H. Tydesjö, N. Tyurin, C. Vale, H. Valle, H. W. vanHecke, J. Velkovska, R. Vertesi, A. A. Vinogradov, M. Virius, V. Vrba, E. Vznuzdaev, M. Wagner, D. Walker, X. R. Wang, Y. Watanabe, J. Wessels, S. N. White, N. Willis, D. Winter, C. L. Woody, M. Wysocki, W. Xie, Y. L. Yamaguchi, A. Yanovich, Z. Yasin, J. Ying, S. Yokkaichi, G. R. Young, I. Younus, I. E. Yushmanov, W. A. Zajc, O. Zaudtke, C. Zhang, S. Zhou, J. Zimányi, L. Zolin

**Category:**Nuclear Experiment

Transverse momentum (p^e_T) spectra of electrons from semileptonic weak decays of heavy flavor mesons in the range of 0.3 < p^e_T < 9.0 GeV/c have been measured at mid-rapidity (|eta| < 0. Read More

We prove a law of large numbers for random walks in certain kinds of i.i.d. Read More

**Authors:**PHENIX Collaboration, A. Adare, S. Afanasiev, C. Aidala, N. N. Ajitanand, Y. Akiba, H. Al-Bataineh, J. Alexander, A. Al-Jamel, A. Angerami, K. Aoki, L. Aphecetche, Y. Aramaki, R. Armendariz, S. H. Aronson, J. Asai, E. T. Atomssa, R. Averbeck, T. C. Awes, B. Azmoun, V. Babintsev, M. Bai, G. Baksay, L. Baksay, A. Baldisseri, K. N. Barish, P. D. Barnes, B. Bassalleck, A. T. Basye, S. Bathe, S. Batsouli, V. Baublis, F. Bauer, C. Baumann, A. Bazilevsky, S. Belikov, R. Belmont, R. Bennett, A. Berdnikov, Y. Berdnikov, J. H. Bhom, A. A. Bickley, M. T. Bjorndal, D. S. Blau, J. G. Boissevain, J. S. Bok, H. Borel, N. Borggren, K. Boyle, M. L. Brooks, D. S. Brown, D. Bucher, H. Buesching, V. Bumazhnov, G. Bunce, J. M. Burward-Hoy, S. Butsyk, S. Campbell, A. Caringi, N. Cassano, J. -S. Chai, B. S. Chang, J. -L. Charvet, C. -H. Chen, S. Chernichenko, J. Chiba, C. Y. Chi, M. Chiu, I. J. Choi, J. B. Choi, R. K. Choudhury, P. Christiansen, T. Chujo, P. Chung, A. Churyn, O. Chvala, V. Cianciolo, Z. Citron, C. R. Cleven, Y. Cobigo, B. A. Cole, M. P. Comets, Z. Conesa del Valle, M. Connors, P. Constantin, M. Csanad, T. Csorgo, T. Dahms, S. Dairaku, I. Danchev, K. Das, A. Datta, G. David, M. K. Dayananda, M. B. Deaton, K. Dehmelt, H. Delagrange, A. Denisov, D. d'Enterria, A. Deshpande, E. J. Desmond, K. V. Dharmawardane, O. Dietzsch, A. Dion, M. Donadelli, L. D Orazio, J. L. Drachenberg, O. Drapier, A. Drees, K. A. Drees, A. K. Dubey, J. M. Durham, A. Durum, D. Dutta, V. Dzhordzhadze, S. Edwards, Y. V. Efremenko, J. Egdemir, F. Ellinghaus, W. S. Emam, T. Engelmore, A. Enokizono, H. En'yo, B. Espagnon, S. Esumi, K. O. Eyser, B. Fadem, D. E. Fields, M. Finger Jr., M. Finger, F. Fleuret, S. L. Fokin, B. Forestier, Z. Fraenkel, J. E. Frantz, A. Franz, A. D. Frawley, K. Fujiwara, Y. Fukao, S. -Y. Fung, T. Fusayasu, S. Gadrat, I. Garishvili, F. Gastineau, M. Germain, A. Glenn, H. Gong, M. Gonin, J. Gosset, Y. Goto, R. Granier de Cassagnac, N. Grau, S. V. Greene, G. Grim, M. Grosse Perdekamp, T. Gunji, H. -A. Gustafsson, T. Hachiya, A. Hadj Henni, C. Haegemann, J. S. Haggerty, M. N. Hagiwara, K. I. Hahn, H. Hamagaki, J. Hamblen, J. Hanks, R. Han, H. Harada, E. P. Hartouni, K. Haruna, M. Harvey, E. Haslum, K. Hasuko, R. Hayano, M. Heffner, T. K. Hemmick, T. Hester, J. M. Heuser, X. He, H. Hiejima, J. C. Hill, R. Hobbs, M. Hohlmann, M. Holmes, W. Holzmann, K. Homma, B. Hong, T. Horaguchi, D. Hornback, S. Huang, M. G. Hur, T. Ichihara, R. Ichimiya, H. Iinuma, Y. Ikeda, K. Imai, M. Inaba, Y. Inoue, D. Isenhower, L. Isenhower, M. Ishihara, T. Isobe, M. Issah, A. Isupov, D. Ivanischev, Y. Iwanaga, B. V. Jacak, J. Jia, X. Jiang, J. Jin, O. Jinnouchi, B. M. Johnson, T. Jones, K. S. Joo, D. Jouan, D. S. Jumper, F. Kajihara, S. Kametani, N. Kamihara, J. Kamin, M. Kaneta, J. H. Kang, H. Kanou, J. Kapustinsky, K. Karatsu, M. Kasai, T. Kawagishi, D. Kawall, M. Kawashima, A. V. Kazantsev, S. Kelly, T. Kempel, A. Khanzadeev, K. M. Kijima, J. Kikuchi, A. Kim, B. I. Kim, D. H. Kim, D. J. Kim, E. J. Kim, E. Kim, Y. -J. Kim, Y. -S. Kim, E. Kinney, A. Kiss, E. Kistenev, A. Kiyomichi, J. Klay, C. Klein-Boesing, L. Kochenda, V. Kochetkov, B. Komkov, M. Konno, J. Koster, D. Kotchetkov, D. Kotov, A. Kozlov, A. Kral, A. Kravitz, P. J. Kroon, J. Kubart, G. J. Kunde, N. Kurihara, K. Kurita, M. Kurosawa, M. J. Kweon, Y. Kwon, G. S. Kyle, R. Lacey, Y. S. Lai, J. G. Lajoie, A. Lebedev, Y. Le Bornec, S. Leckey, D. M. Lee, J. Lee, K. B. Lee, K. S. Lee, M. K. Lee, T. Lee, M. J. Leitch, M. A. L. Leite, B. Lenzi, P. Lichtenwalner, P. Liebing, H. Lim, L. A. Linden Levy, T. Liska, A. Litvinenko, H. Liu, M. X. Liu, X. Li, X. H. Li, B. Love, D. Lynch, C. F. Maguire, Y. I. Makdisi, A. Malakhov, M. D. Malik, V. I. Manko, E. Mannel, Y. Mao, L. Masek, H. Masui, F. Matathias, M. C. McCain, M. McCumber, P. L. McGaughey, N. Means, B. Meredith, Y. Miake, T. Mibe, A. C. Mignerey, P. Mikes, K. Miki, T. E. Miller, A. Milov, S. Mioduszewski, G. C. Mishra, M. Mishra, J. T. Mitchell, M. Mitrovski, A. K. Mohanty, H. J. Moon, Y. Morino, A. Morreale, D. P. Morrison, J. M. Moss, T. V. Moukhanova, D. Mukhopadhyay, T. Murakami, J. Murata, S. Nagamiya, Y. Nagata, J. L. Nagle, M. Naglis, M. I. Nagy, I. Nakagawa, Y. Nakamiya, K. R. Nakamura, T. Nakamura, K. Nakano, S. Nam, J. Newby, M. Nguyen, M. Nihashi, B. E. Norman, R. Nouicer, A. S. Nyanin, J. Nystrand, C. Oakley, E. O'Brien, S. X. Oda, C. A. Ogilvie, H. Ohnishi, I. D. Ojha, K. Okada, M. Oka, O. O. Omiwade, Y. Onuki, A. Oskarsson, I. Otterlund, M. Ouchida, K. Ozawa, R. Pak, D. Pal, A. P. T. Palounek, V. Pantuev, V. Papavassiliou, I. H. Park, J. Park, S. K. Park, W. J. Park, S. F. Pate, H. Pei, J. -C. Peng, H. Pereira, V. Peresedov, D. Yu. Peressounko, R. Petti, C. Pinkenburg, R. P. Pisani, M. Proissl, M. L. Purschke, A. K. Purwar, H. Qu, J. Rak, A. Rakotozafindrabe, I. Ravinovich, K. F. Read, S. Rembeczki, M. Reuter, K. Reygers, V. Riabov, Y. Riabov, E. Richardson, D. Roach, G. Roche, S. D. Rolnick, A. Romana, M. Rosati, C. A. Rosen, S. S. E. Rosendahl, P. Rosnet, P. Rukoyatkin, P. Ruzicka, V. L. Rykov, S. S. Ryu, B. Sahlmueller, N. Saito, T. Sakaguchi, S. Sakai, K. Sakashita, H. Sakata, V. Samsonov, S. Sano, H. D. Sato, S. Sato, T. Sato, S. Sawada, K. Sedgwick, J. Seele, R. Seidl, V. Semenov, R. Seto, D. Sharma, T. K. Shea, I. Shein, A. Shevel, T. -A. Shibata, K. Shigaki, M. Shimomura, T. Shohjoh, K. Shoji, P. Shukla, A. Sickles, C. L. Silva, D. Silvermyr, C. Silvestre, K. S. Sim, B. K. Singh, C. P. Singh, V. Singh, S. Skutnik, M. Slunecka, W. C. Smith, A. Soldatov, R. A. Soltz, W. E. Sondheim, S. P. Sorensen, I. V. Sourikova, F. Staley, P. W. Stankus, E. Stenlund, M. Stepanov, A. Ster, S. P. Stoll, T. Sugitate, C. Suire, A. Sukhanov, J. P. Sullivan, J. Sziklai, T. Tabaru, S. Takagi, E. M. Takagui, A. Taketani, R. Tanabe, K. H. Tanaka, Y. Tanaka, S. Taneja, K. Tanida, M. J. Tannenbaum, S. Tarafdar, A. Taranenko, P. Tarjan, H. Themann, D. Thomas, T. L. Thomas, M. Togawa, A. Toia, J. Tojo, L. Tomasek, H. Torii, R. S. Towell, V-N. Tram, I. Tserruya, Y. Tsuchimoto, S. K. Tuli, H. Tydesjo, N. Tyurin, C. Vale, H. Valle, H. W. van Hecke, E. Vazquez-Zambrano, A. Veicht, J. Velkovska, R. Vertesi, A. A. Vinogradov, M. Virius, V. Vrba, E. Vznuzdaev, M. Wagner, D. Walker, X. R. Wang, D. Watanabe, K. Watanabe, Y. Watanabe, F. Wei, J. Wessels, S. N. White, N. Willis, D. Winter, C. L. Woody, R. M. Wright, M. Wysocki, W. Xie, Y. L. Yamaguchi, K. Yamaura, R. Yang, A. Yanovich, Z. Yasin, J. Ying, S. Yokkaichi, G. R. Young, I. Younus, Z. You, I. E. Yushmanov, W. A. Zajc, O. Zaudtke, C. Zhang, S. Zhou, J. Zimanyi, L. Zolin

**Category:**Nuclear Experiment

The PHENIX experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) has
performed systematic measurements of phi meson production in the K+K- decay
channel at midrapidity in p+p, d+Au, Cu+Cu and Au+Au collisions at
sqrt(S_NN)=200 GeV. Results are presented on the phi invariant yield and the
nuclear modification factor R_AA for Au+Au and Cu+Cu, and R_dA for d+Au
collisions, studied as a function of transverse momentum (1

Despite its fundamental role in the dynamics of compressible fluids, bulk viscosity has received little experimental attention and there remains a paucity of measured data. Acoustic spectroscopy provides a robust and accurate approach to measuring this parameter. Working from the Navier-Stokes model of a compressible fluid one can show that the bulk viscosity makes a significant and measurable contribution to the frequency-squared acoustic attenuation. Read More

**Authors:**P. Nath, B. D. Nelson, H. Davoudiasl, B. Dutta, D. Feldman, Z. Liu, T. Han, P. Langacker, R. Mohapatra, J. Valle, A. Pilaftsis, D. Zerwas, S. AbdusSalam, C. Adam-Bourdarios, J. A. Aguilar-Saavedra, B. Allanach, B. Altunkaynak, L. A. Anchordoqui, H. Baer, B. Bajc, O. Buchmueller, M. Carena, R. Cavanaugh, S. Chang, K. Choi, C. Csaki, S. Dawson, F. de Campos, A. De Roeck, M. Duhrssen, O. J. P. Eboli, J. R. Ellis, H. Flacher, H. Goldberg, W. Grimus, U. Haisch, S. Heinemeyer, M. Hirsch, M. Holmes, T. Ibrahim, G. Isidori, G. Kane, K. Kong, R. Lafaye, G. Landsberg, L. Lavoura, J. S. Lee, S. J. Lee, M. Lisanti, D. Lust, M. B. Magro, R. Mahbubani, M. Malinsky, F. Maltoni, S. Morisi, M. M. Muhlleitner, B. Mukhopadhyaya, M. Neubert, K. A. Olive, G. Perez, P. Fileviez Perez, T. Plehn, E. Ponton, W. Porod, F. Quevedo, M. Rauch, D. Restrepo, T. G. Rizzo, J. C. Romao, F. J. Ronga, J. Santiago, J. Schechter, G. Senjanovic, J. Shao, M. Spira, S. Stieberger, Z. Sullivan, T. M. P. Tait, X. Tata, T. R. Taylor, M. Toharia, J. Wacker, C. E. M. Wagner, L. -T. Wang, G. Weiglein, D. Zeppenfeld, K. Zurek

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

The Large Hadron Collider presents an unprecedented opportunity to probe the realm of new physics in the TeV region and shed light on some of the core unresolved issues of particle physics. These include the nature of electroweak symmetry breaking, the origin of mass, the possible constituent of cold dark matter, new sources of CP violation needed to explain the baryon excess in the universe, the possible existence of extra gauge groups and extra matter, and importantly the path Nature chooses to resolve the hierarchy problem - is it supersymmetry or extra dimensions. Many models of new physics beyond the standard model contain a hidden sector which can be probed at the LHC. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Northeastern University,

^{2}Northeastern University

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We consider the possibility that the recently reported events at the CDMS-II direct dark matter detection experiment are the result of coherent scattering of supersymmetric neutralinos. In such a scenario we argue that non-universal soft supersymmetry breaking gaugino masses are favored with a resulting lightest neutralino with significant Higgsino and wino components. We discuss the accompanying signals which must be seen at liquid-xenon direct detection experiments and indirect detection experiments if such a supersymmetric interpretation is to be maintained. Read More

We investigate the parameter space of a specific class of model within the deflected mirage mediation (DMM) scenario. We look at neutralino properties and compute the thermal relic density as well as interaction rates with xenon direct detection experiments. We find that there are portions of the parameter space which are in line with the current WMAP constraints. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}HCMC,

^{2}INRIA Saclay - Ile de France, IDSL

We examine the issue of digital formats for document encoding, archiving and publishing, through the specific example of "born-digital" scholarly journal articles. We will begin by looking at the traditional workflow of journal editing and publication, and how these practices have made the transition into the online domain. We will examine the range of different file formats in which electronic articles are currently stored and published. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Northeastern University,

^{2}Northeastern University

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

The recently introduced deflected mirage mediation (DMM) model is a string-motivated paradigm in which all three of the major supersymmetry-breaking transmission mechanisms are operative. We begin a systematic exploration of the parameter space of this rich model context, paying special attention to the pattern of gaugino masses which arise. In this work we focus on the dark matter phenomenology of the DMM model as such signals are the least influenced by the model-dependent scalar masses. Read More

We study a random walk that has a drift $\frac{\beta}{d}$ to the right when located at a previously unvisited vertex and a drift $\frac{\mu}{d}$ to the left otherwise. We prove that in high dimensions, for every $\mu$, the drift to the right is a strictly increasing and continuous function of $\beta$, and that there is precisely one value $\beta_0(\mu,d)$ for which the resulting speed is zero. Read More

**Authors:**Baris Altunkaynak

^{1}, Phillip Grajek

^{2}, Michael Holmes

^{3}, Gordon Kane

^{4}, Brent D. Nelson

^{5}

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Northeastern University,

^{2}University of Michigan,

^{3}Northeastern University,

^{4}University of Michigan,

^{5}Northeastern University

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We begin a systematic study of how gaugino mass unification can be probed at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in a quasi-model independent manner. As a first step in that direction we focus our attention on the theoretically well-motivated mirage pattern of gaugino masses, a one-parameter family of models of which universal (high scale) gaugino masses are a limiting case. We improve on previous methods to define an analytic expression for the metric on signature space and use it to study one-parameter deviations from universality in the gaugino sector, randomizing over other soft supersymmetry-breaking parameters. Read More

Few physical systems with topologies more complicated than simple gaussian linking have been explored in detail. Here we focus on examples with higher topologies in non-relativistic quantum mechanics and in QCD. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Northeastern University,

^{2}Northeastern University,

^{3}Northeastern University

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We investigate the utility of cosmological and astrophysical observations for distinguishing between supersymmetric theories. In particular we consider 276 pairs of models that give rise to nearly identical patterns of observables at hadron colliders. Despite inherent uncertainties in such things as the local halo density model, or background rates from astrophysical sources, we find observations associated with stable relic neutralinos can be a surprisingly effective discriminant between candidate theories. Read More

We prove that the drift $\theta(d,\beta)$ for excited random walk in dimension $d$ is monotone in the excitement parameter $\beta \in[0, 1]$, when $d\ge 9$. Read More

We prove a sufficient set of conditions for a sequence of finite measures on the space of cadlag measure-valued paths to converge to the canonical measure of super-Brownian motion in the sense of convergence of finite-dimensional distributions. The conditions are convergence of the Fourier transform of the $r$-point functions and perhaps convergence of the ``survival probabilities.'' These conditions have recently been shown to hold for a variety of statistical mechanical models, including critical oriented percolation, the critical contact process and lattice trees at criticality, all above their respective critical dimensions. Read More

We extend the inductive approach to the lace expansion, previously developed to study models with critical dimension 4, to be applicable more generally. In particular, the result of this note has recently been used to prove Gaussian asymptotic behaviour for the Fourier transform of the two-point function for sufficiently spread-out lattice trees in dimensions d>8, and it is potentially also applicable to percolation in dimensions d>6. Read More

We derive a perturbation expansion for general self-interacting random walks, where steps are made on the basis of the history of the path. Examples of models where this expansion applies are reinforced random walk, excited random walk, the true (weakly) self-avoiding walk, loop-erased random walk, and annealed random walk in random environment. In this paper we show that the expansion gives rise to useful formulae for the speed and variance of the random walk, when these quantities are known to exist. Read More

This paper extends the inductive approach to the lace expansion of van der Hofstad and Slade in order to prove Gaussian asymptotic behaviour for models with critical dimension other than 4. The results are applied by Holmes to study sufficiently spread-out lattice trees in dimensions d>8 and may also be applicable to percolation in dimensions d>6. Read More

We present a deep ISO observation at 6.7 microns of the 53W002 group of galaxies and AGN at z=2.4. Read More

We have realized a two-species mirror-magneto-optical trap containing a mixture of $^{87}$Rb ($^{85}$Rb) and $^{133}$Cs atoms. Using this trap, we have measured the heteronuclear collisional loss rate $\beta_{Rb-Cs}'$ due to intra-species cold collisions. We find a distinct difference in the magnitude and intensity dependence of $\beta_{Rb-Cs}'$ for the two isotopes $^{87}$Rb and $^{85}$Rb which we attribute to the different ground-state hyperfine splitting energies of the two isotopes. Read More