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Publications Authored By M. Y. Yu

Broadband mid-infrared (mid-IR) spectroscopy applications could greatly benefit from today's well-developed, highly scalable silicon photonics technology; however, this platform lacks broadband transparency due to its reliance on absorptive silicon dioxide cladding. Alternative cladding materials have been studied, but the challenge lies in decreasing losses while avoiding complex fabrication techniques. Here, in contrast to traditional assumptions, we show that silicon photonics can achieve low-loss propagation in the mid-IR from 3 - 6 um wavelength, thus providing a highly scalable, well-developed technology in this spectral range. Read More

This paper proposes a new model for extracting an interpretable sentence embedding by introducing self-attention. Instead of using a vector, we use a 2-D matrix to represent the embedding, with each row of the matrix attending on a different part of the sentence. We also propose a self-attention mechanism and a special regularization term for the model. Read More

This paper introduces a new single-pass reservoir weighted-sampling stream aggregation algorithm, Priority Sample and Hold. PrSH combines aspects of the well-known Sample and Hold algorithm with Priority Sampling. In particular, it achieves a reduced computational cost for rate adaptation in a fixed cache by using a single persistent random variable across the lifetime of each key in the cache. Read More

2017Mar
Authors: K. Abe, J. Amey, C. Andreopoulos, M. Antonova, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, S. Assylbekov, D. Autiero, S. Ban, F. C. T. Barbato, M. Barbi, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, C. Barry, P. Bartet-Friburg, M. Batkiewicz, V. Berardi, S. Berkman, S. Bhadra, S. Bienstock, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. Bordoni, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza Avanzini, R. G. Calland, T. Campbell, S. Cao, S. L. Cartwright, R. Castillo, M. G. Catanesi, A. Cervera, A. Chappell, C. Checchia, D. Cherdack, N. Chikuma, G. Christodoulou, A. Clifton, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, D. Coplowe, L. Cremonesi, A. Cudd, A. Dabrowska, G. De Rosa, T. Dealtry, P. F. Denner, S. R. Dennis, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, F. Di Lodovico, S. Di Luise, S. Dolan, O. Drapier, K. E. Duffy, J. Dumarchez, M. Dunkman, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery-Schrenk, A. Ereditato, T. Feusels, A. J. Finch, G. A. Fiorentini, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, D. Fukuda, Y. Fukuda, A. P. Furmanski, V. Galymov, A. Garcia, S. G. Giffin, C. Giganti, F. Gizzarelli, T. Golan, M. Gonin, N. Grant, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, J. T. Haigh, P. Hamilton, D. Hansen, J. Harada, T. Hara, M. Hartz, T. Hasegawa, N. C. Hastings, T. Hayashino, Y. Hayato, R. L. Helmer, M. Hierholzer, A. Hillairet, A. Himmel, T. Hiraki, A. Hiramoto, S. Hirota, M. Hogan, J. Holeczek, F. Hosomi, K. Huang, A. K. Ichikawa, K. Ieki, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, T. J. Irvine, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, E. Iwai, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, A. Jacob, B. Jamieson, M. Jiang, S. Johnson, J. H. Jo, P. Jonsson, C. K. Jung, M. Kabirnezhad, A. C. Kaboth, T. Kajita, H. Kakuno, J. Kameda, D. Karlen, I. Karpikov, T. Katori, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, D. Kielczewska, T. Kikawa, H. Kim, J. Kim, S. King, J. Kisiel, A. Knight, A. Knox, T. Kobayashi, L. Koch, T. Koga, A. Konaka, K. Kondo, A. Kopylov, L. L. Kormos, A. Korzenev, Y. Koshio, K. Kowalik, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, J. Lagoda, I. Lamont, M. Lamoureux, E. Larkin, P. Lasorak, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, M. Lazos, M. Licciardi, T. Lindner, Z. J. Liptak, R. P. Litchfield, X. Li, A. Longhin, J. P. Lopez, T. Lou, L. Ludovici, X. Lu, L. Magaletti, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Manly, L. Maret, A. D. Marino, J. Marteau, J. F. Martin, P. Martins, S. Martynenko, T. Maruyama, V. Matveev, K. Mavrokoridis, W. Y. Ma, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, C. Metelko, M. Mezzetto, P. Mijakowski, A. Minamino, O. Mineev, S. Mine, A. Missert, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, J. Morrison, Th. A. Mueller, S. Murphy, J. Myslik, T. Nakadaira, M. Nakahata, K. G. Nakamura, K. Nakamura, K. D. Nakamura, Y. Nakanishi, S. Nakayama, T. Nakaya, K. Nakayoshi, C. Nantais, C. Nielsen, M. Nirkko, K. Nishikawa, Y. Nishimura, P. Novella, J. Nowak, H. M. O'Keeffe, R. Ohta, K. Okumura, T. Okusawa, W. Oryszczak, S. M. Oser, T. Ovsyannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, N. D. Patel, P. Paudyal, M. Pavin, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, Y. Petrov, L. Pickard, L. Pickering, E. S. Pinzon Guerra, C. Pistillo, B. Popov, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, R. Poutissou, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, T. Radermacher, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. Ravonel, M. A. Rayner, A. Redij, E. Reinherz-Aronis, C. Riccio, P. Rojas, E. Rondio, B. Rossi, S. Roth, A. Rubbia, A. C. Ruggeri, A. Rychter, R. Sacco, K. Sakashita, F. Sánchez, F. Sato, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, J. Schwehr, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, F. Shaker, D. Shaw, M. Shiozawa, T. Shirahige, S. Short, M. Smy, J. T. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, M. Sorel, L. Southwell, P. Stamoulis, J. Steinmann, T. Stewart, P. Stowell, Y. Suda, S. Suvorov, A. Suzuki, K. Suzuki, S. Y. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, R. Tacik, M. Tada, S. Takahashi, A. Takeda, Y. Takeuchi, R. Tamura, H. K. Tanaka, H. A. Tanaka, D. Terhorst, R. Terri, T. Thakore, L. F. Thompson, S. Tobayama, W. Toki, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Tsukamoto, M. Tzanov, Y. Uchida, A. Vacheret, M. Vagins, Z. Vallari, G. Vasseur, C. Vilela, T. Vladisavljevic, T. Wachala, K. Wakamatsu, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, W. Warzycha, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, C. Wilkinson, J. R. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, C. Wret, Y. Yamada, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, M. Yokoyama, J. Yoo, K. Yoshida, T. Yuan, M. Yu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, L. Zambelli, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, J. Żmuda

A class of extensions of the Standard Model allows Lorentz and CPT violations, which can be identified by the observation of sidereal modulations in the neutrino interaction rate. A search for such modulations was performed using the T2K on-axis near detector. Two complementary methods were used in this study, both of which resulted in no evidence of a signal. Read More

In order to accurately detect defects in patterned fabric images, a novel detection algorithm based on Gabor-HOG (GHOG) and low-rank decomposition is proposed in this paper. Defect-free pattern fabric images have the specified direction, while defects damage their regularity of direction. Therefore, a direction-aware descriptor is designed, denoted as GHOG, a combination of Gabor and HOG, which is extremely valuable for localizing the defect region. Read More

Deep neural networks (DNN) have revolutionized the field of natural language processing (NLP). Convolutional neural network (CNN) and recurrent neural network (RNN), the two main types of DNN architectures, are widely explored to handle various NLP tasks. CNN is supposed to be good at extracting position-invariant features and RNN at modeling units in sequence. Read More

Optical solitons-stable waves balancing delicately between nonlinearities and dispersive effects-have advanced the field of ultrafast optics and dynamics, with contributions spanning supercontinuum generation and soliton fission, to optical event horizon, Hawking radiation, and optical rogue waves, amongst others. Here we investigate picojoule soliton dynamics in silicon slow-light photonic-bandgap waveguides under the influence of Drude-modeled free-carrier induced nonlinear effects. Using real-time and single shot amplified dispersive Fourier transform spectroscopy simultaneously with high-fidelity cross-correlation frequency-resolved optical gating at femtojoule sensitivity and femtosecond resolution, we examine the soliton stability limits, the soliton dynamics including free-carrier quartic slow-light scaling and acceleration, and the Drude electron-hole-plasma induced perturbations on Cherenkov radiation and modulation instability. Read More

In this paper, we study a wireless packet broadcast system that uses linear network coding (LNC) to help receivers recover data packets that are missing due to packet erasures. We study two intertwined performance metrics, namely throughput and average packet decoding delay (APDD) and establish strong/weak approximation relations based on whether the approximation holds for the performance of every receiver (strong) or for the average performance across all receivers (weak). We prove an equivalence between strong throughput approximation and strong APDD approximation. Read More

This paper proposes a novel multifunctional sensing platform based on multimode planar photonic crystals (PPCs). We analytically and numerically demonstrate that the reflection spectrum of PPCs exhibits multiple high-Q resonant modes, and the fundamental and higher-order modes respond distinctively to external mechanical and thermal perturbations, rendering the PPCs superior capability for detection and discrimination of multiple parameters. We further demonstrate simultaneous pressure and temperature sensing with a PPC sensor. Read More

It is shown by particle-in-cell simulation that intense circularly polarized (CP) laser light can be contained in the cavity of a solid-density circular Al-plasma shell for hundreds of light-wave periods before it is dissipated by laser-plasma interaction. A right-hand CP laser pulse can propagate almost without reflection into the cavity through a highly magnetized overdense H-plasma slab filling the entrance hole. The entrapped laser light is then multiply reflected at the inner surfaces of the slab and shell plasmas, gradually losing energy to the latter. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: T2K Collaboration, K. Abe, J. Amey, C. Andreopoulos, M. Antonova, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, D. Autiero, S. Ban, M. Barbi, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, C. Barry, P. Bartet-Friburg, M. Batkiewicz, V. Berardi, S. Berkman, S. Bhadra, S. Bienstock, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. Bordoni, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza Avanzini, R. G. Calland, T. Campbell, S. Cao, S. L. Cartwright, M. G. Catanesi, A. Cervera, C. Checchia, D. Cherdack, N. Chikuma, G. Christodoulou, A. Clifton, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, D. Coplowe, A. Cudd, A. Dabrowska, G. De Rosa, T. Dealtry, P. F. Denner, S. R. Dennis, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, F. Di Lodovico, S. Di Luise, S. Dolan, O. Drapier, K. E. Duffy, J. Dumarchez, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery-Schrenk, A. Ereditato, T. Feusels, A. J. Finch, G. A. Fiorentini, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, D. Fukuda, Y. Fukuda, V. Galymov, A. Garcia, C. Giganti, F. Gizzarelli, T. Golan, M. Gonin, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, M. D. Haigh, D. Hansen, J. Harada, M. Hartz, T. Hasegawa, N. C. Hastings, T. Hayashino, Y. Hayato, R. L. Helmer, A. Hillairet, T. Hiraki, A. Hiramoto, S. Hirota, M. Hogan, J. Holeczek, F. Hosomi, K. Huang, A. K. Ichikawa, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, E. Iwai, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, B. Jamieson, M. Jiang, S. Johnson, P. Jonsson, C. K. Jung, M. Kabirnezhad, A. C. Kaboth, T. Kajita, H. Kakuno, J. Kameda, D. Karlen, T. Katori, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, H. Kim, J. Kim, S. King, J. Kisiel, A. Knight, A. Knox, T. Kobayashi, L. Koch, T. Koga, A. Konaka, K. Kondo, L. L. Kormos, A. Korzenev, Y. Koshio, K. Kowalik, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, J. Lagoda, I. Lamont, M. Lamoureux, E. Larkin, P. Lasorak, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, M. Licciardi, T. Lindner, Z. J. Liptak, R. P. Litchfield, X. Li, A. Longhin, J. P. Lopez, T. Lou, L. Ludovici, X. Lu, L. Magaletti, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Manly, A. D. Marino, J. F. Martin, P. Martins, S. Martynenko, T. Maruyama, V. Matveev, K. Mavrokoridis, W. Y. Ma, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, C. Metelko, M. Mezzetto, P. Mijakowski, A. Minamino, O. Mineev, S. Mine, A. Missert, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, Th. A. Mueller, J. Myslik, T. Nakadaira, M. Nakahata, K. G. Nakamura, K. Nakamura, K. D. Nakamura, Y. Nakanishi, S. Nakayama, T. Nakaya, K. Nakayoshi, C. Nantais, C. Nielsen, M. Nirkko, K. Nishikawa, Y. Nishimura, P. Novella, J. Nowak, H. M. O'Keeffe, K. Okumura, T. Okusawa, W. Oryszczak, S. M. Oser, T. Ovsyannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, N. D. Patel, P. Paudyal, M. Pavin, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, Y. Petrov, L. Pickard, L. Pickering, E. S. Pinzon Guerra, C. Pistillo, B. Popov, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, R. Poutissou, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, T. Radermacher, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. Ravonel, M. A. Rayner, A. Redij, E. Reinherz-Aronis, C. Riccio, P. A. Rodrigues, E. Rondio, B. Rossi, S. Roth, A. Rubbia, A. Rychter, K. Sakashita, F. Sánchez, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, J. Schwehr, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, F. Shaker, D. Shaw, M. Shiozawa, T. Shirahige, S. Short, M. Smy, J. T. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, M. Sorel, L. Southwell, J. Steinmann, T. Stewart, P. Stowell, Y. Suda, S. Suvorov, A. Suzuki, S. Y. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, R. Tacik, M. Tada, A. Takeda, Y. Takeuchi, H. K. Tanaka, H. A. Tanaka, D. Terhorst, R. Terri, T. Thakore, L. F. Thompson, S. Tobayama, W. Toki, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Tsukamoto, M. Tzanov, Y. Uchida, M. Vagins, Z. Vallari, G. Vasseur, T. Vladisavljevic, T. Wachala, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, C. Wilkinson, J. R. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, C. Wret, Y. Yamada, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, M. Yokoyama, K. Yoshida, T. Yuan, M. Yu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, L. Zambelli, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, J. Żmuda

T2K reports its first results in the search for CP violation in neutrino oscillations using appearance and disappearance channels for neutrino- and antineutrino-mode beam. The data include all runs from Jan 2010 to May 2016 and comprise $7.482\times10^{20}$,protons on target in neutrino mode, which yielded in the far detector 32 e-like and 135 $\mu$-like events, and $7. Read More

Wythoff's Game is a variation of Nim in which players may take an equal number of stones from each pile or make valid Nim moves. W. A. Read More

Let $0<\alpha,\beta<2$ be any real number. In this paper, we investigate the following semilinear system involving the fractional Laplacian \begin{equation*} \left\{\begin{array}{lll} (-\lap)^{\alpha/2} u(x)=f(v(x)), & (-\lap)^{\beta/2} v(x)=g(u(x)), & \qquad x\in\mathbb{R}^n_+, u,v\geq0, & \qquad x\in\mathbb{R}^n\setminus\mathbb{R}^n_+. \end{array}\right. Read More

2016Nov
Authors: Hyper-Kamiokande proto-collaboration, :, K. Abe, Ke. Abe, H. Aihara, A. Aimi, R. Akutsu, C. Andreopoulos, I. Anghel, L. H. V. Anthony, M. Antonova, Y. AshidaK, M. Barbi, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, P. Beltrame, V. Berardi, M. Bergevin, S. Berkman, T. Berry, S. Bhadra, F. d. M. Blaszczyk, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. B. Boyd, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza, F. S. Cafagna, A. Cole, R. Calland, S. CaoK, S. L. Cartwright, M. G. Catanesi, C. Checchia, Z. Chen-Wishart, J. H. Choi, K. Choi, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, G. Cowan, L. Cremonesi, T. Dealtry, G. De Rosa, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, E. L. Drakopoulou, F. Di Lodovico, O. Drapier, P. Dunne, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery, A. Esmaili, P. Fern'andez, E. Fern'andez-Martinez, T. FeuselsU, A. Finch, A. Fiorentini, M. Fitton, K. Frankiewicz, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, Y. Fukuda, D. Fukuda, K. Ganezer, M. Gonin, N. Grant, P. Gumplinger, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, D. Hamabe, B. Hartfiel, M. Hartz, Y. Hayato, K. Hayrapetyan, J. Hill, S. HirotaK, S. Horiuchi, A. K. Ichikawa, T. Iijima, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, K. Inoue, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, A. Ioannisian, T. Ishida, H. Ishino, M. Ishitsuka, Y. Itow, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, B. Jamieson, H. I. Jang, J. S. Jang, S. H. Jeon, M. Jiang, P. Jonsson, K. K. Joo, A. Kaboth, C. Kachulis, T. Kajita, J. Kameda, Y. Karadhzov, T. Katori, K. Kayrapetyan, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, J. H. Kim, J. Y. Kim, S. B. Kim, S. Y. Kim, S. King, Y. Kishimoto, P. Ko, T. Kobayashi, M. Koga, A. Konaka, L. L. Kormos, Y. Koshio, K. L. Kowalik, W. R. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, M. Kuze, L. Labarga, J. Lagoda, P. J. J. Lasorak, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, J. G. Learned, I. T. Lim, T. Lindner, R. P. Litchfield, A. Longhin, P. Loverre, T. Lou, L. Ludovici, W. Ma, L. Magaletti, K. MahnMSU, M. Malek, L. Maret, C. Mariani, K. Martens, Ll. Marti, J. F. Martin, J. Marzec, S. Matsuno, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, C. Metelko, M. Mezzetto, J. Migenda, P. Mijakowski, H. Minakata, A. Minamino, S. Mine, O. Mineev, M. Miura, J. Monroe, D. H. Moon, S. Moriyama, T. Mueller, F. Muheim, K. Murase, F. Muto, M. Nakahata, Y. Nakajima, K. Nakamura, T. Nakaya, S. Nakayama, C. Nantais, M. Needham, T. Nicholls, Y. Nishimura, E. Noah, F. Nova, J. Nowak, H. Nunokawa, Y. Obayashi, H. M. O'Keeffe, Y. Okajima, K. Okumura, E. O'Sullivan, T. Ovsiannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, J. P'erez, M. Y. Pac, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, W. Parker, S. Parsa, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, E. Pinzon Guerra, S. Playfer, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, A. Pritchard, N. W. Prouse, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, M. Quinto, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. A. Rayner, F. Retiere, C. Riccio, B. Richards, E. Rondio, H. J. Rose, C. Rott, S. D. Rountree, A. C. Ruggeri, A. Rychter, R. Sacco, M. Sakuda, M. C. Sanchez, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, S. H. Seo, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, I. Shimizu, M. Shiozawa, Y. Shitov, S. Short, C. Simpson, G. Sinnis, M. B. Smy, S. Snow, J. Sobczyk, H. W. Sobel, Y. Sonoda, T. Stewart, J. L. Stone, Y. Suda, Y. Suwa, Y. Suzuki, A. T. Suzuki, R. Svoboda, R. Tacik, A. Takeda, A. Takenaka, A. Taketa, Y. Takeuchi, V. Takhistov, H. A. Tanaka, H. K. M. Tanaka, H. Tanaka, R. Terri, L. F. Thompson, M. Thorpe, S. Tobayama, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Towstego, T. Tsukamoto, K. M. Tsui, M. Tzanov, Y. Uchida, M. R. Vagins, G. Vasseur, C. Vilela, R. B. Vogelaar, J. Walding, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, J. R. Wilson, T. Xin, K. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, D. N. Yeum, M. Yokoyama, T. Yoshida, I. Yu, M. Yu, J. Zalipska, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, M. Zito, S. Zsoldos

We have conducted sensitivity studies on an alternative configuration of the Hyper-Kamiokande experiment by locating the 2nd Hyper-Kamiokande detector in Korea at $\sim$1100$-\ $1300 km baseline. Having two detectors at different baselines improves sensitivity to leptonic CP violation, neutrino mass ordering as well as nonstandard neutrino interactions. There are several candidate sites in Korea with greater than 1 km high mountains ranged at an 1$-$3 degree off-axis angle. Read More

Optical frequency comb (OFC) technology has been the cornerstone for scientific breakthroughs such as precision frequency metrology, redefinition of time, extreme light-matter interaction, and attosecond sciences. While the current mode-locked laser-based OFC has had great success in extending the scientific frontier, its use in real-world applications beyond the laboratory setting remains an unsolved challenge. Microresonator-based OFCs, or Kerr frequency comb, have recently emerged as a candidate solution to the challenge because of their preferable size, weight, and power consumption (SWaP). Read More

This paper proposes dynamic chunk reader (DCR), an end-to-end neural reading comprehension (RC) model that is able to extract and rank a set of answer candidates from a given document to answer questions. DCR is able to predict answers of variable lengths, whereas previous neural RC models primarily focused on predicting single tokens or entities. DCR encodes a document and an input question with recurrent neural networks, and then applies a word-by-word attention mechanism to acquire question-aware representations for the document, followed by the generation of chunk representations and a ranking module to propose the top-ranked chunk as the answer. Read More

On-chip spectroscopy that could realize real-time fingerprinting with label-free and high-throughput detection of trace molecules is one of the 'holy grails" of sensing. Such miniaturized spectrometers would greatly enable applications in chemistry, bio-medicine, material science or space instrumentation, such as hyperspectral microscopy of live cells or pharmaceutical quality control. Dual-comb spectroscopy (DCS), a recent technique of Fourier transform spectroscopy without moving parts, is particularly promising since it measures high-precision spectra in the gas phase using only a single detector. Read More

We experimentally and theoretically investigate the dynamics of microresonator-based frequency comb generation assisted by mode coupling in the normal group-velocity dispersion (GVD) regime. We show that mode coupling can initiate intracavity modulation instability (MI) by directly perturbing the pump-resonance mode. We also observe the formation of a low-noise comb as the pump frequency is tuned further into resonance from the MI point. Read More

Let $E$ and $A$ be elliptic curves over a number field $K$. Let $\chi$ be a quadratic character of $K$. We prove the conjecture posed by Mazur and Rubin on $n$-Selmer near-companion curves in the case $n=2$. Read More

2016Sep
Authors: K. Abe, H. Aihara, A. Amji, J. Amey, C. Andreopoulos, M. Antonova, S. Aoki, A. Atherton, S. Ban, F. C. T. Barbato, M. Barbi, F. C. T. Barbato, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, P. Bartet-Friburg, M. Batkiewicz, V. Berardi, S. Bhadra, S. Bienstock, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. Bordoni, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza Avanzini, J. Calcutt, R. G. Calland, D. Calvet, T. Campbell, S. Cao, S. L. Cartwright, R. Castillo, M. G. Catanesi, A. Cervera, C. Checchia, D. Cherdack, N. Chikuma, G. Christodoulou, A. Clifton, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, D. Coplowe, L. Cremonesi, A. Cudd, A. Dabrowska, A. Delbart, G. De Rosa, T. Dealtry, P. F. Denner, S. R. Dennis, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, F. Di Lodovico, S. Dolan, O. Drapier, K. E. Duffy, J. Dumarchez, M. Dunkman, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery-Schrenk, P. Fernanddez, T. Feusels, A. J. Finch, G. A. Fiorentini, G. Fiorillo, M. Fitton, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, D. Fukuda, Y. Fukuda, A. Garcia, C. Giganti, F. Gizzarelli, M. Gonin, N. Grant, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, M. D. Haigh, D. Hansen, J. Harada, M. Hartz, T. Hasegawa, N. C. Hastings, T. Hayashino, Y. Hayato, T. Hiraki, A. Hiramoto, S. Hirota, M. Hogan, J. Holeczek, F. Hosomi, K. Huang, A. K. Ichikawa, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, E. Iwai, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, B. Jamieson, M. Jiang, S. Johnson, J. H. Jo, P. Jonsson, C. K. Jung, M. Kabirnezhad, A. C. Kaboth, T. Kajita, H. Kakuno, J. Kameda, T. Katori, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, H. Kim, S. King, J. Kisiel, A. Knight, A. Knox, T. Kobayashi, L. Koch, T. Koga, A. Konaka, K. Kondo, L. L. Kormos, A. Korzenev, Y. Koshio, K. L. Kowalik, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, L. Labarga, J. Lagoda, I. Lamont, M. Lamoureux, E. Larkin, P. Lasorak, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, T. Lindner, Z. J. Liptak, R. P. Litchfield, X. Li, A. Longhin, J. P. Lopez, T. Lou, L. Ludovici, X. Lu, L. Magaletti, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Manly, A. D. Marino, J. F. Martin, P. Martins, S. Martynenko, T. Maruyama, V. Matveev, K. Mavrokoridis, W. Y. Ma, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, C. Metelko, M. Mezzetto, P. Mijakowski, A. Minamino, O. Mineev, S. Mine, A. Missert, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, Th. A. Mueller, Y. Nagai, T. Nakadaira, M. Nakahata, K. G. Nakamura, K. Nakamura, K. D. Nakamura, Y. Nakanishi, S. Nakayama, T. Nakaya, K. Nakayoshi, C. Nantais, K. Nishikawa, Y. Nishimura, P. Novella, J. Nowak, H. M. O'Keeffe, R. Ohta, K. Okumura, T. Okusawa, T. Ovsyannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, W. Parker, N. D. Patel, M. Pavin, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, L. Pickard, L. Pickering, E. S. Pinzon Guerra, B. Popov, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, R. Poutissou, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, T. Radermacher, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. Ravonel, M. A. Rayner, E. Reinherz-Aronis, C. Riccio, P. Rojas, E. Rondio, B. Rossi, S. Roth, A. C. Ruggeri, A. Rychter, R. Sacco, K. Sakashita, F. Sánchez, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, J. Schwehr, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, F. Shaker, D. Shaw, M. Shiozawa, T. Shirahige, S. Short, M. Smy, J. T. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, L. Southwell, J. Steinmann, T. Stewart, P. Stowell, Y. Suda, S. Suvorov, A. Suzuki, S. Y. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, M. Szeptycka, R. Tacik, M. Tada, A. Takeda, Y. Takeuchi, R. Tamura, H. K. Tanaka, H. A. Tanaka, D. Terhorst, R. Terri, T. Thakore, L. F. Thompson, W. Toki, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Tsukamoto, M. Tzanov, M. A. Uchida, Y. Uchida, M. Vagins, A. Vacheret, Z. Vallari, G. Vasseur, T. Wachala, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, J. R. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, C. Wret, Y. Yamada, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, M. Yokoyama, J. Yoo, K. Yoshida, T. Yuan, M. Yu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, L. Zambelli, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito

Recent measurements by the T2K neutrino oscillation experiment indicate that CP violation in neutrino mixing may be observed in the future by long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiments. We propose an extension to the currently approved T2K running from $7.8\times 10^{21}~\mbox{POT}$ to $20\times 10^{21}~\mbox{POT}$, aiming at initial observation of CP violation with 3$\,\sigma$ or higher significance for the case of maximum CP violation. Read More

The generation of temporal cavity solitons in microresonators results in low-noise optical frequency combs which are critical for applications in spectroscopy, astronomy, navigation or telecommunications. Breather solitons also form an important part of many different classes of nonlinear wave systems with a localized temporal structure that exhibits oscillatory behavior. To date, the dynamics of breather solitons in microresonators remains largely unexplored, and its experimental characterization is challenging. Read More

In this paper we consider the system involving fully nonlinear nonlocal operators: $$ \left\{ \begin{array}{ll} F_{\alpha}(u(x)) = C_{n,\alpha} PV \int_{{R}^n} \frac{G(u(x)-u(y))}{|x-y|^{n+\alpha}} dy=f(v(x)), F_{\beta}(v(x)) = C_{n,\beta} PV \int_{{R}^n} \frac{G(v(x)-v(y))}{|x-y|^{n+\beta}} dy=g(u(x)). \end{array} \right. $$ A \textit{narrow region principle} and a \textit{decay at infinity} for the system for carrying on the method of moving planes are established. Read More

A new class of exact electrostatic solutions of the Vlasov-Maxwell equations based on the Jeans's theorem is proposed for studying the evolution and properties of two-dimensional anisotropic plasmas that are far from thermodynamic equilibrium. In particular, the free expansion of a slab of electron-ion plasma into vacuum is investigated. Read More

Chaos has revolutionized the field of nonlinear science and stimulated foundational studies from neural networks, extreme event statistics, to physics of electron transport. Recent studies in cavity optomechanics provide a new platform to uncover quintessential architectures of chaos generation and the underlying physics. Here we report the generation of dynamical chaos in silicon-based monolithic optomechanical oscillators, enabled by the strong and coupled nonlinearities of two-photon-absorption induced Drude electron-hole plasma. Read More

2016Jul
Authors: K. Abe, C. Andreopoulos, M. Antonova, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, D. Autiero, S. Ban, M. Barbi, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, P. Bartet-Friburg, M. Batkiewicz, V. Berardi, S. Berkman, S. Bhadra, S. Bienstock, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. Bordoni, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza Avanzini, R. G. Calland, T. Campbell, S. Cao, S. L. Cartwright, R. Castillo, M. G. Catanesi, A. Cervera, D. Cherdack, N. Chikuma, G. Christodoulou, A. Clifton, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, D. Coplowe, L. Cremonesi, A. Dabrowska, G. De Rosa, T. Dealtry, P. F. Denner, S. R. Dennis, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, F. Di Lodovico, S. Di Luise, S. Dolan, O. Drapier, K. E. Duffy, J. Dumarchez, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery-Schrenk, A. Ereditato, T. Feusels, A. J. Finch, G. A. Fiorentini, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, D. Fukuda, Y. Fukuda, A. P. Furmanski, V. Galymov, A. Garcia, C. Giganti, F. Gizzarelli, M. Gonin, N. Grant, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, M. D. Haigh, D. Hansen, J. Harada, M. Hartz, T. Hasegawa, N. C. Hastings, T. Hayashino, Y. Hayato, R. L. Helmer, M. Hierholzer, A. Hillairet, T. Hiraki, A. Hiramoto, S. Hirota, M. Hogan, J. Holeczek, F. Hosomi, K. Huang, A. K. Ichikawa, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, E. Iwai, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, B. Jamieson, M. Jiang, S. Johnson, J. H. Jo, P. Jonsson, C. K. Jung, M. Kabirnezhad, A. C. Kaboth, T. Kajita, H. Kakuno, J. Kameda, D. Karlen, I. Karpikov, T. Katori, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, H. Kim, J. Kim, S. King, J. Kisiel, A. Knight, A. Knox, T. Kobayashi, L. Koch, T. Koga, A. Konaka, K. Kondo, A. Kopylov, L. L. Kormos, A. Korzenev, Y. Koshio, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, J. Lagoda, I. Lamont, M. Lamoureux, E. Larkin, P. Lasorak, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, T. Lindner, Z. J. Liptak, R. P. Litchfield, X. Li, A. Longhin, J. P. Lopez, T. Lou, L. Ludovici, X. Lu, L. Magaletti, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Manly, A. D. Marino, J. F. Martin, P. Martins, S. Martynenko, T. Maruyama, V. Matveev, K. Mavrokoridis, W. Y. Ma, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, C. Metelko, M. Mezzetto, P. Mijakowski, A. Minamino, O. Mineev, S. Mine, A. Missert, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, Th. A. Mueller, J. Myslik, T. Nakadaira, M. Nakahata, K. G. Nakamura, K. Nakamura, K. D. Nakamura, Y. Nakanishi, S. Nakayama, T. Nakaya, K. Nakayoshi, C. Nantais, C. Nielsen, M. Nirkko, K. Nishikawa, Y. Nishimura, P. Novella, J. Nowak, H. M. O'Keeffe, R. Ohta, K. Okumura, T. Okusawa, W. Oryszczak, S. M. Oser, T. Ovsyannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, N. D. Patel, M. Pavin, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, Y. Petrov, L. Pickard, L. Pickering, E. S. Pinzon Guerra, C. Pistillo, B. Popov, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, R. Poutissou, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, T. Radermacher, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. Ravonel, M. A. M. Rayner, A. Redij, E. Reinherz-Aronis, C. Riccio, P. Rojas, E. Rondio, S. Roth, A. Rubbia, A. Rychter, R. Sacco, K. Sakashita, F. Sánchez, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, J. Schwehr, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, F. Shaker, D. Shaw, M. Shiozawa, T. Shirahige, S. Short, M. Smy, J. T. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, M. Sorel, L. Southwell, J. Steinmann, T. Stewart, P. Stowell, Y. Suda, S. Suvorov, A. Suzuki, S. Y. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, R. Tacik, M. Tada, A. Takeda, Y. Takeuchi, H. K. Tanaka, H. A. Tanaka, D. Terhorst, R. Terri, T. Thakore, L. F. Thompson, S. Tobayama, W. Toki, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Tsukamoto, M. Tzanov, Y. Uchida, M. Vagins, Z. Vallari, G. Vasseur, T. Wachala, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, W. Warzycha, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, C. Wilkinson, J. R. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, Y. Yamada, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, M. Yokoyama, J. Yoo, K. Yoshida, T. Yuan, M. Yu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, L. Zambelli, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, J. Żmuda

Recent measurements at the T2K experiment indicate that CP violation in neutrino mixing may be observed in the future by long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiments. We explore the physics program of an extension to the currently approved T2K running of $7.8\times 10^{21}$ protons-on-target to $20\times 10^{21}$ protons-on-target,aiming at initial observation of CP violation with 3$\,\sigma$ or higher significance for the case of maximum CP violation. Read More

We stabilize a chip-scale Si3N4 phase-locked Kerr frequency comb via locking the pump laser to an independent stable high-Q reference microresonator and locking the comb spacing to an external microwave oscillator. In this comb, the pump laser shift induces negligible impact on the comb spacing change. This scheme is a step towards miniaturization of the stabilized Kerr comb system as the microresonator reference can potentially be integrated on-chip. Read More

The prospects of phosphorene as an anode material for high performance Li-ion battery was systematically investigated from the first principle calculations and experimental measurements. The diffusion energy barriers of a Li atom moving along various orientations on phosphorene layer were calculated from the Li adsorption energy landscape. It was found that the diffusion mobility of a Li atom along the zigzag direction in the valley of phosphorene could be about 7 to 11 orders of magnitude faster than that along the other directions, indicating its ultrafast and anisotropic diffusivity. Read More

This work focuses on answering single-relation factoid questions over Freebase. Each question can acquire the answer from a single fact of form (subject, predicate, object) in Freebase. This task, simple question answering (SimpleQA), can be addressed via a two-step pipeline: entity linking and fact selection. Read More

2016May
Authors: T2K Collaboration, K. Abe, C. Andreopoulos, M. Antonova, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, S. Assylbekov, D. Autiero, S. Ban, M. Barbi, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, P. Bartet-Friburg, M. Batkiewicz, F. Bay, V. Berardi, S. Berkman, S. Bhadra, S. Bienstock, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. Bordoni, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza Avanzini, R. G. Calland, T. Campbell, S. Cao, J. Caravaca Rodríguez, S. L. Cartwright, R. Castillo, M. G. Catanesi, A. Cervera, D. Cherdack, N. Chikuma, G. Christodoulou, A. Clifton, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, D. Coplowe, L. Cremonesi, A. Dabrowska, G. De Rosa, T. Dealtry, P. F. Denner, S. R. Dennis, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, F. Di Lodovico, S. Di Luise, S. Dolan, O. Drapier, K. E. Duffy, J. Dumarchez, S. Dytman, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery-Schrenk, A. Ereditato, T. Feusels, A. J. Finch, G. A. Fiorentini, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, D. Fukuda, Y. Fukuda, A. P. Furmanski, V. Galymov, A. Garcia, S. G. Giffin, C. Giganti, K. Gilje, F. Gizzarelli, M. Gonin, N. Grant, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, M. D. Haigh, P. Hamilton, D. Hansen, J. Harada, T. Hara, M. Hartz, T. Hasegawa, N. C. Hastings, T. Hayashino, Y. Hayato, R. L. Helmer, M. Hierholzer, A. Hillairet, A. Himmel, T. Hiraki, S. Hirota, M. Hogan, J. Holeczek, S. Horikawa, F. Hosomi, K. Huang, A. K. Ichikawa, K. Ieki, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, T. J. Irvine, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, E. Iwai, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, A. Jacob, B. Jamieson, M. Jiang, S. Johnson, J. H. Jo, P. Jonsson, C. K. Jung, M. Kabirnezhad, A. C. Kaboth, T. Kajita, H. Kakuno, J. Kameda, D. Karlen, I. Karpikov, T. Katori, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, D. Kielczewska, T. Kikawa, H. Kim, J. Kim, S. King, J. Kisiel, A. Knight, A. Knox, T. Kobayashi, L. Koch, T. Koga, A. Konaka, K. Kondo, A. Kopylov, L. L. Kormos, A. Korzenev, Y. Koshio, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, J. Lagoda, I. Lamont, E. Larkin, P. Lasorak, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, M. Lazos, T. Lindner, Z. J. Liptak, R. P. Litchfield, X. Li, A. Longhin, J. P. Lopez, T. Lou, L. Ludovici, X. Lu, L. Magaletti, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Manly, A. D. Marino, J. Marteau, J. F. Martin, P. Martins, S. Martynenko, T. Maruyama, V. Matveev, K. Mavrokoridis, W. Y. Ma, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, C. Metelko, M. Mezzetto, P. Mijakowski, C. A. Miller, A. Minamino, O. Mineev, S. Mine, A. Missert, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, Th. A. Mueller, S. Murphy, J. Myslik, T. Nakadaira, M. Nakahata, K. G. Nakamura, K. Nakamura, K. D. Nakamura, S. Nakayama, T. Nakaya, K. Nakayoshi, C. Nantais, C. Nielsen, M. Nirkko, K. Nishikawa, Y. Nishimura, P. Novella, J. Nowak, H. M. O'Keeffe, R. Ohta, K. Okumura, T. Okusawa, W. Oryszczak, S. M. Oser, T. Ovsyannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, N. D. Patel, M. Pavin, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, Y. Petrov, L. Pickard, L. Pickering, E. S. Pinzon Guerra, C. Pistillo, B. Popov, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, R. Poutissou, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, T. Radermacher, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. Ravonel, M. A. M. Rayner, A. Redij, E. Reinherz-Aronis, C. Riccio, P. Rojas, E. Rondio, S. Roth, A. Rubbia, A. Rychter, R. Sacco, K. Sakashita, F. Sánchez, F. Sato, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, S. Schoppmann, J. Schwehr, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, F. Shaker, D. Shaw, M. Shiozawa, T. Shirahige, S. Short, M. Smy, J. T. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, M. Sorel, L. Southwell, P. Stamoulis, J. Steinmann, T. Stewart, P. Stowell, Y. Suda, S. Suvorov, A. Suzuki, K. Suzuki, S. Y. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, R. Tacik, M. Tada, S. Takahashi, A. Takeda, Y. Takeuchi, H. K. Tanaka, H. A. Tanaka, D. Terhorst, R. Terri, T. Thakore, L. F. Thompson, S. Tobayama, W. Toki, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Tsukamoto, M. Tzanov, Y. Uchida, A. Vacheret, M. Vagins, Z. Vallari, G. Vasseur, T. Wachala, K. Wakamatsu, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, W. Warzycha, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, C. Wilkinson, J. R. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, Y. Yamada, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, M. Yokoyama, J. Yoo, K. Yoshida, T. Yuan, M. Yu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, L. Zambelli, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, J. . Zmuda

The T2K off-axis near detector, ND280, is used to make the first differential cross section measurements of muon neutrino charged current single positive pion production on a water target at energies ${\sim}0.8$ GeV. The differential measurements are presented as a function of muon and pion kinematics, in the restricted phase-space defined by $p_{\pi^+}>200$MeV/c, $p_{\mu^-}>200$MeV/c, $\cos \theta_{\pi^+}>0. Read More

The mobile application (app) has become the main entrance to access the Internet on handheld devices. Unlike the Web where each webpage has a global URL to reach directly, a specific "content page" of an app can be opened only by exploring the app with several operations from the landing page. The interoperability between apps is quite fixed and thus limits the value-added "linked data" between apps. Read More

We fix a monic polynomial $\bar f(x) \in \mathbb{F}_q[x]$ over a finite field of characteristic $p$, and consider the $\mathbb{Z}_{p^{\ell}}$-Artin-Schreier-Witt tower defined by $\bar f(x)$; this is a tower of curves $\cdots \to C_m \to C_{m-1} \to \cdots \to C_0 =\mathbb{A}^1$, whose Galois group is canonically isomorphic to $\mathbb{Z}_{p^\ell}$, the degree $\ell$ unramified extension of $\mathbb{Z}_p$, which is abstractly isomorphic to $(\mathbb{Z}_p)^\ell$ as a topological group. We study the Newton slopes of zeta functions of this tower of curves. This reduces to the study of the Newton slopes of L-functions associated to characters of the Galois group of this tower. Read More

We demonstrate the first low-noise mid-IR frequency comb source using a silicon microresonator. Our observation of strong Raman scattering lines in the generated comb suggests that Raman and four-wave mixing interactions play a role in assisting the transition to the low-noise state. In addition, we characterize, the intracavity comb generation dynamics using an integrated PIN diode, which takes advantage of the inherent three-photon absorption process in silicon. Read More

Mid-infrared (mid-IR) frequency combs have broad applications in molecular spectroscopy and chemical/biological sensing. Recently developed microresonator-based combs in this wavelength regime could enable portable and robust devices using a single-frequency pump field. Here, we report the first demonstration of a modelocked microresonator-based frequency comb in the mid-IR spanning 2. Read More

2016Apr
Authors: K. Abe, C. Andreopoulos, M. Antonova, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, S. Assylbekov, D. Autiero, S. Ban, M. Barbi, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, P. Bartet-Friburg, M. Batkiewicz, F. Bay, V. Berardi, S. Berkman, S. Bhadra, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. Bordoni, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza Avanzini, R. G. Calland, T. Campbell, S. Cao, J. Caravaca Rodríguez, S. L. Cartwright, R. Castillo, M. G. Catanesi, A. Cervera, D. Cherdack, N. Chikuma, G. Christodoulou, A. Clifton, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, D. Coplowe, L. Cremonesi, A. Dabrowska, G. De Rosa, T. Dealtry, P. F. Denner, S. R. Dennis, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, F. Di Lodovico, S. Di Luise, S. Dolan, O. Drapier, K. E. Duffy, J. Dumarchez, S. Dytman, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery-Schrenk, A. Ereditato, T. Feusels, A. J. Finch, G. A. Fiorentini, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, D. Fukuda, Y. Fukuda, A. P. Furmanski, V. Galymov, A. Garcia, S. G. Giffin, C. Giganti, F. Gizzarelli, M. Gonin, N. Grant, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, M. D. Haigh, P. Hamilton, D. Hansen, J. Harada, T. Hara, M. Hartz, T. Hasegawa, N. C. Hastings, T. Hayashino, Y. Hayato, R. L. Helmer, M. Hierholzer, A. Hillairet, A. Himmel, T. Hiraki, S. Hirota, M. Hogan, J. Holeczek, S. Horikawa, F. Hosomi, K. Huang, A. K. Ichikawa, K. Ieki, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, T. J. Irvine, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, E. Iwai, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, A. Jacob, B. Jamieson, M. Jiang, S. Johnson, J. H. Jo, P. Jonsson, C. K. Jung, M. Kabirnezhad, A. C. Kaboth, T. Kajita, H. Kakuno, J. Kameda, D. Karlen, I. Karpikov, T. Katori, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, D. Kielczewska, T. Kikawa, H. Kim, J. Kim, S. King, J. Kisiel, A. Knight, A. Knox, T. Kobayashi, L. Koch, T. Koga, A. Konaka, K. Kondo, A. Kopylov, L. L. Kormos, A. Korzenev, Y. Koshio, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, J. Lagoda, I. Lamont, E. Larkin, P. Lasorak, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, M. Lazos, T. Lindner, Z. J. Liptak, R. P. Litchfield, X. Li, A. Longhin, J. P. Lopez, T. Lou, L. Ludovici, X. Lu, L. Magaletti, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Manly, A. D. Marino, J. Marteau, J. F. Martin, P. Martins, S. Martynenko, T. Maruyama, V. Matveev, K. Mavrokoridis, W. Y. Ma, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, C. Metelko, M. Mezzetto, P. Mijakowski, A. Minamino, O. Mineev, S. Mine, A. Missert, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, Th. A. Mueller, S. Murphy, J. Myslik, T. Nakadaira, M. Nakahata, K. G. Nakamura, K. Nakamura, K. D. Nakamura, S. Nakayama, T. Nakaya, K. Nakayoshi, C. Nantais, C. Nielsen, M. Nirkko, K. Nishikawa, Y. Nishimura, P. Novella, J. Nowak, H. M. O'Keeffe, R. Ohta, K. Okumura, T. Okusawa, W. Oryszczak, S. M. Oser, T. Ovsyannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, N. D. Patel, M. Pavin, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, Y. Petrov, L. Pickard, L. Pickering, E. S. Pinzon Guerra, C. Pistillo, B. Popov, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, R. Poutissou, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, T. Radermacher, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. Ravonel, M. A. M. Rayner, A. Redij, E. Reinherz-Aronis, C. Riccio, P. Rojas, E. Rondio, S. Roth, A. Rubbia, A. Rychter, R. Sacco, K. Sakashita, F. Sánchez, F. Sato, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, S. Schoppmann, J. Schwehr, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, F. Shaker, D. Shaw, M. Shiozawa, T. Shirahige, S. Short, M. Smy, J. T. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, M. Sorel, L. Southwell, P. Stamoulis, J. Steinmann, T. Stewart, P. Stowell, Y. Suda, S. Suvorov, A. Suzuki, K. Suzuki, S. Y. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, R. Tacik, M. Tada, S. Takahashi, A. Takeda, Y. Takeuchi, H. K. Tanaka, H. A. Tanaka, D. Terhorst, R. Terri, T. Thakore, L. F. Thompson, S. Tobayama, W. Toki, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Tsukamoto, M. Tzanov, Y. Uchida, A. Vacheret, M. Vagins, Z. Vallari, G. Vasseur, T. Wachala, K. Wakamatsu, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, W. Warzycha, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, C. Wilkinson, J. R. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, Y. Yamada, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, M. Yokoyama, J. Yoo, K. Yoshida, T. Yuan, M. Yu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, L. Zambelli, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, J. Żmuda

We report the first measurement of the flux-averaged cross section for charged current coherent $\pi^{+}$ production on carbon for neutrino energies less than 1.5 GeV to a restricted final state phase space region in the T2K near detector, ND280. Comparisons are made with predictions from the Rein-Sehgal coherent production model and the model by Alvarez-Ruso {\it et al. Read More

Modern NLP models rely heavily on engineered features, which often combine word and contextual information into complex lexical features. Such combination results in large numbers of features, which can lead to over-fitting. We present a new model that represents complex lexical features---comprised of parts for words, contextual information and labels---in a tensor that captures conjunction information among these parts. Read More

The gas near the midplanes of planet-forming protostellar disks remains largely unprobed by observations due to the high optical depth of commonly observed molecules such as CO and H$_2$O. However, rotational emission lines from rare molecules may have optical depths near unity in the vertical direction, so that the lines are strong enough to be detected, yet remain transparent enough to trace the disk midplane. Here we present a chemical model of an evolving T-Tauri disk and predict the optical depths of rotational transitions of $^{12}$C$^{16}$O, $^{13}$C$^{16}$O, $^{12}$C$^{17}$O and $^{12}$C$^{18}$O. Read More

2016Mar
Authors: NA61/SHINE Collaboration, :, N. Abgrall, A. Aduszkiewicz, M. Ajaz, Y. Ali, E. Andronov, T. Antićić, N. Antoniou, B. Baatar, F. Bay, A. Blondel, J. Blümer, M. Bogomilov, A. Brandin, A. Bravar, J. Brzychczyk, S. A. Bunyatov, O. Busygina, P. Christakoglou, M. Ćirković, T. Czopowicz, N. Davis, S. Debieux, H. Dembinski, M. Deveaux, F. Diakonos, S. Di Luise, W. Dominik, J. Dumarchez, K. Dynowski, R. Engel, A. Ereditato, G. A. Feofilov, Z. Fodor, A. Garibov, M. Gaździcki, M. Golubeva, K. Grebieszkow, A. Grzeszczuk, F. Guber, A. Haesler, T. Hasegawa, A. E. Hervé, M. Hierholzer, S. Igolkin, A. Ivashkin, S. R. Johnson, K. Kadija, A. Kapoyannis, E. Kaptur, J. Kisiel, T. Kobayashi, V. I. Kolesnikov, D. Kolev, V. P. Kondratiev, A. Korzenev, K. Kowalik, S. Kowalski, M. Koziel, A. Krasnoperov, M. Kuich, A. Kurepin, D. Larsen, A. László, M. Lewicki, V. V. Lyubushkin, M. Maćkowiak-Pawłowska, B. Maksiak, A. I. Malakhov, D. Manic, A. Marcinek, A. D. Marino, K. Marton, H. -J. Mathes, T. Matulewicz, V. Matveev, G. L. Melkumov, B. Messerly, G. B. Mills, S. Morozov, S. Mrówczyński, Y. Nagai, T. Nakadaira, M. Naskręt, M. Nirkko, K. Nishikawa, A. D. Panagiotou, V. Paolone, M. Pavin, O. Petukhov, C. Pistillo, R. Płaneta, B. A. Popov, M. Posiadała-Zezula, S. Puławski, J. Puzović, W. Rauch, M. Ravonel, A. Redij, R. Renfordt, E. Richter-Wąs, A. Robert, D. Röhrich, E. Rondio, M. Roth, A. Rubbia, B. T. Rumberger, A. Rustamov, M. Rybczynski, A. Sadovsky, K. Sakashita, R. Sarnecki, K. Schmidt, T. Sekiguchi, I. Selyuzhenkov, A. Seryakov, P. Seyboth, D. Sgalaberna, M. Shibata, M. Słodkowski, P. Staszel, G. Stefanek, J. Stepaniak, H. Ströbele, T. Šuša, M. Szuba, M. Tada, A. Taranenko, A. Tefelska, D. Tefelski, V. Tereshchenko, R. Tsenov, L. Turko, R. Ulrich, M. Unger, M. Vassiliou, D. Veberič, V. V. Vechernin, G. Vesztergombi, L. Vinogradov, A. Wilczek, Z. Włodarczyk, A. Wojtaszek-Szwarc, O. Wyszyński, K. Yarritu, L. Zambelli, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Friend, V. Galymov, M. Hartz, T. Hiraki, A. Ichikawa, H. Kubo, K. Matsuoka, A. Murakami, T. Nakaya, K. Suzuki, M. Tzanov, M. Yu

Measurements of particle emission from a replica of the T2K 90 cm-long carbon target were performed in the NA61/SHINE experiment at CERN SPS, using data collected during a high-statistics run in 2009. An efficient use of the long-target measurements for neutrino flux predictions in T2K requires dedicated reconstruction and analysis techniques. Fully-corrected differential yields of $\pi^\pm$-mesons from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons are presented. Read More

The spontaneous breaking of symmetry and homogeneity through dissipative selforganized Turing pattern formation is a fundamental question in developmental biology, molecular biochemistry, mathematics and nonlinear physics. In nonlinear microresonators driven by continuous-wave lasers, Turing structures have been observed experimentally and studied in the formalism of Lugiato-Lefever equation. Destabilization of Turing pattern and transition to spatio-temporal chaos, however, limits the available energy carried in the Turing rolls and prevents further harvest of their high coherence and robustness to noise. Read More

2016Feb
Authors: T2K collaboration, K. Abe, C. Andreopoulos, M. Antonova, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, S. Assylbekov, D. Autiero, M. Barbi, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, P. Bartet-Friburg, M. Batkiewicz, V. Berardi, S. Berkman, S. Bhadra, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. Bordoni, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza Avanzini, R. G. Calland, S. Cao, J. Caravaca Rodríguez, S. L. Cartwright, R. Castillo, M. G. Catanesi, A. Cervera, D. Cherdack, N. Chikuma, G. Christodoulou, A. Clifton, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, L. Cremonesi, A. Dabrowska, G. De Rosa, T. Dealtry, P. F. Denner, S. R. Dennis, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, F. Di Lodovico, S. Di Luise, S. Dolan, O. Drapier, K. E. Duffy, J. Dumarchez, S. Dytman, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery-Schrenk, A. Ereditato, T. Feusels, A. J. Finch, G. A. Fiorentini, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, D. Fukuda, Y. Fukuda, A. P. Furmanski, V. Galymov, A. Garcia, S. G. Giffin, C. Giganti, F. Gizzarelli, M. Gonin, N. Grant, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, M. D. Haigh, P. Hamilton, D. Hansen, T. Hara, M. Hartz, T. Hasegawa, N. C. Hastings, T. Hayashino, Y. Hayato, R. L. Helmer, M. Hierholzer, A. Hillairet, A. Himmel, T. Hiraki, S. Hirota, M. Hogan, J. Holeczek, S. Horikawa, F. Hosomi, K. Huang, A. K. Ichikawa, K. Ieki, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, T. J. Irvine, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, E. Iwai, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, A. Jacob, B. Jamieson, M. Jiang, S. Johnson, J. H. Jo, P. Jonsson, C. K. Jung, M. Kabirnezhad, A. C. Kaboth, T. Kajita, H. Kakuno, J. Kameda, D. Karlen, I. Karpikov, T. Katori, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, D. Kielczewska, T. Kikawa, H. Kim, J. Kim, S. King, J. Kisiel, A. Knight, A. Knox, T. Kobayashi, L. Koch, T. Koga, A. Konaka, K. Kondo, A. Kopylov, L. L. Kormos, A. Korzenev, Y. Koshio, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, J. Lagoda, I. Lamont, E. Larkin, P. Lasorak, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, M. Lazos, T. Lindner, Z. J. Liptak, R. P. Litchfield, X. Li, A. Longhin, J. P. Lopez, L. Ludovici, X. Lu, L. Magaletti, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Manly, A. D. Marino, J. Marteau, J. F. Martin, P. Martins, S. Martynenko, T. Maruyama, V. Matveev, K. Mavrokoridis, W. Y. Ma, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, M. Mezzetto, P. Mijakowski, A. Minamino, O. Mineev, S. Mine, A. Missert, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, Th. A. Mueller, S. Murphy, J. Myslik, T. Nakadaira, M. Nakahata, K. G. Nakamura, K. Nakamura, K. D. Nakamura, S. Nakayama, T. Nakaya, K. Nakayoshi, C. Nantais, C. Nielsen, M. Nirkko, K. Nishikawa, Y. Nishimura, J. Nowak, H. M. O'Keeffe, R. Ohta, K. Okumura, T. Okusawa, W. Oryszczak, S. M. Oser, T. Ovsyannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, N. D. Patel, M. Pavin, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, Y. Petrov, L. Pickard, L. Pickering, E. S. Pinzon Guerra, C. Pistillo, B. Popov, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, R. Poutissou, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. Ravonel, M. A. M. Rayner, A. Redij, E. Reinherz-Aronis, C. Riccio, P. Rojas, E. Rondio, S. Roth, A. Rubbia, A. Rychter, R. Sacco, K. Sakashita, F. Sánchez, F. Sato, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, S. Schoppmann, J. Schwehr, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, F. Shaker, D. Shaw, M. Shiozawa, T. Shirahige, S. Short, M. Smy, J. T. Sobczyk, M. Sorel, L. Southwell, P. Stamoulis, J. Steinmann, T. Stewart, Y. Suda, S. Suvorov, A. Suzuki, K. Suzuki, S. Y. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, R. Tacik, M. Tada, S. Takahashi, A. Takeda, Y. Takeuchi, H. K. Tanaka, H. A. Tanaka, D. Terhorst, R. Terri, T. Thakore, L. F. Thompson, S. Tobayama, W. Toki, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Tsukamoto, M. Tzanov, Y. Uchida, A. Vacheret, M. Vagins, Z. Vallari, G. Vasseur, T. Wachala, K. Wakamatsu, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, W. Warzycha, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, C. Wilkinson, J. R. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, Y. Yamada, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, M. Yokoyama, K. Yoshida, T. Yuan, M. Yu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, L. Zambelli, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, J. Żmuda

We report the measurement of muon neutrino charged-current interactions on carbon without pions in the final state at the T2K beam energy using 5.734$\times10^{20}$ protons on target. For the first time the measurement is reported as a flux-integrated, double-differential cross-section in muon kinematic variables ($\cos\theta_\mu$, $p_\mu$), without correcting for events where a pion is produced and then absorbed by final state interactions. Read More

High-Q microresonator has been suggested a promising platform for optical frequency comb generation, via dissipative soliton formation. To achieve a higher Q and obtain the necessary anomalous dispersion, $Si_3N_4$ microresonators made of multi-mode waveguides were previously implemented. However, coupling between different transverse mode families in the multi-mode waveguides results in periodic disruption of dispersion and quality factor, introducing perturbation to dissipative soliton formation and amplitude modulation to the corresponding spectrum. Read More

We have investigated the polarization of attosecond light bursts generated by nanobunches of electrons from relativistic few-cycle laser pulse interaction with the surface of overdense plasmas. Particle-in-cell simulation shows that the polarization state of the generated attosecond burst depends on the incident-pulse polarization, duration, carrier envelope phase, as well as the plasma scale length. Through laser and plasma parameter control, without compromise of generation efficiency, a linearly polarized laser pulse with azimuth $\theta^i=10^\circ$ can generate an elliptically polarized attosecond burst with azimuth $|\theta^r_{\rm atto}|\approx61^\circ$ and ellipticity $\sigma^r_{\rm atto}\approx0. Read More

Recurrent Neural Network (RNN) and one of its specific architectures, Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM), have been widely used for sequence labeling. In this paper, we first enhance LSTM-based sequence labeling to explicitly model label dependencies. Then we propose another enhancement to incorporate the global information spanning over the whole input sequence. Read More

2015Dec
Authors: T2K collaboration, K. Abe, C. Andreopoulos, M. Antonova, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, S. Assylbekov, D. Autiero, M. Barbi, G. J. Barker, G. Barr, P. Bartet-Friburg, M. Batkiewicz, F. Bay, V. Berardi, S. Berkman, S. Bhadra, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, S. Bordoni, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Bravar, C. Bronner, M. Buizza Avanzini, R. G. Calland, S. Cao, J. Caravaca Rodríguez, S. L. Cartwright, R. Castillo, M. G. Catanesi, A. Cervera, D. Cherdack, N. Chikuma, G. Christodoulou, A. Clifton, J. Coleman, G. Collazuol, L. Cremonesi, A. Dabrowska, G. De Rosa, T. Dealtry, P. F. Denner, S. R. Dennis, C. Densham, D. Dewhurst, F. Di Lodovico, S. Di Luise, S. Dolan, O. Drapier, K. E. Duffy, J. Dumarchez, S. Dytman, M. Dziewiecki, S. Emery-Schrenk, A. Ereditato, T. Feusels, A. J. Finch, G. A. Fiorentini, M. Friend, Y. Fujii, D. Fukuda, Y. Fukuda, A. P. Furmanski, V. Galymov, A. Garcia, S. G. Giffin, C. Giganti, F. Gizzarelli, M. Gonin, N. Grant, D. R. Hadley, L. Haegel, M. D. Haigh, P. Hamilton, D. Hansen, T. Hara, M. Hartz, T. Hasegawa, N. C. Hastings, T. Hayashino, Y. Hayato, R. L. Helmer, M. Hierholzer, A. Hillairet, A. Himmel, T. Hiraki, S. Hirota, M. Hogan, J. Holeczek, S. Horikawa, F. Hosomi, K. Huang, A. K. Ichikawa, K. Ieki, M. Ikeda, J. Imber, J. Insler, R. A. Intonti, T. J. Irvine, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, E. Iwai, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, A. Jacob, B. Jamieson, M. Jiang, S. Johnson, J. H. Jo, P. Jonsson, C. K. Jung, M. Kabirnezhad, A. C. Kaboth, T. Kajita, H. Kakuno, J. Kameda, D. Karlen, I. Karpikov, T. Katori, E. Kearns, M. Khabibullin, A. Khotjantsev, D. Kielczewska, T. Kikawa, H. Kim, J. Kim, S. King, J. Kisiel, A. Knight, A. Knox, T. Kobayashi, L. Koch, T. Koga, A. Konaka, K. Kondo, A. Kopylov, L. L. Kormos, A. Korzenev, Y. Koshio, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, R. Kurjata, T. Kutter, J. Lagoda, I. Lamont, E. Larkin, M. Laveder, M. Lawe, M. Lazos, T. Lindner, Z. J. Liptak, R. P. Litchfield, X. Li, A. Longhin, J. P. Lopez, L. Ludovici, X. Lu, L. Magaletti, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Manly, A. D. Marino, J. Marteau, J. F. Martin, P. Martins, S. Martynenko, T. Maruyama, V. Matveev, K. Mavrokoridis, W. Y. Ma, E. Mazzucato, M. McCarthy, N. McCauley, K. S. McFarland, C. McGrew, A. Mefodiev, M. Mezzetto, P. Mijakowski, A. Minamino, O. Mineev, S. Mine, A. Missert, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, Th. A. Mueller, S. Murphy, J. Myslik, T. Nakadaira, M. Nakahata, K. G. Nakamura, K. Nakamura, K. D. Nakamura, S. Nakayama, T. Nakaya, K. Nakayoshi, C. Nantais, C. Nielsen, M. Nirkko, K. Nishikawa, Y. Nishimura, J. Nowak, H. M. O'Keeffe, R. Ohta, K. Okumura, T. Okusawa, W. Oryszczak, S. M. Oser, T. Ovsyannikova, R. A. Owen, Y. Oyama, V. Palladino, J. L. Palomino, V. Paolone, N. D. Patel, M. Pavin, D. Payne, J. D. Perkin, Y. Petrov, L. Pickard, L. Pickering, E. S. Pinzon Guerra, C. Pistillo, B. Popov, M. Posiadala-Zezula, J. -M. Poutissou, R. Poutissou, P. Przewlocki, B. Quilain, E. Radicioni, P. N. Ratoff, M. Ravonel, M. A. M. Rayner, A. Redij, E. Reinherz-Aronis, C. Riccio, P. Rojas, E. Rondio, S. Roth, A. Rubbia, A. Rychter, R. Sacco, K. Sakashita, F. Sánchez, F. Sato, E. Scantamburlo, K. Scholberg, S. Schoppmann, J. Schwehr, M. Scott, Y. Seiya, T. Sekiguchi, H. Sekiya, D. Sgalaberna, R. Shah, A. Shaikhiev, F. Shaker, D. Shaw, M. Shiozawa, T. Shirahige, S. Short, M. Smy, J. T. Sobczyk, M. Sorel, L. Southwell, P. Stamoulis, J. Steinmann, T. Stewart, Y. Suda, S. Suvorov, A. Suzuki, K. Suzuki, S. Y. Suzuki, Y. Suzuki, R. Tacik, M. Tada, S. Takahashi, A. Takeda, Y. Takeuchi, H. K. Tanaka, H. A. Tanaka, D. Terhorst, R. Terri, T. Thakore, L. F. Thompson, S. Tobayama, W. Toki, T. Tomura, C. Touramanis, T. Tsukamoto, M. Tzanov, Y. Uchida, A. Vacheret, M. Vagins, Z. Vallari, G. Vasseur, T. Wachala, K. Wakamatsu, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, W. Warzycha, M. O. Wascko, A. Weber, R. Wendell, R. J. Wilkes, M. J. Wilking, C. Wilkinson, J. R. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, Y. Yamada, K. Yamamoto, M. Yamamoto, C. Yanagisawa, T. Yano, S. Yen, N. Yershov, M. Yokoyama, J. Yoo, K. Yoshida, T. Yuan, M. Yu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, L. Zambelli, K. Zaremba, M. Ziembicki, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, J. Żmuda

T2K reports its first measurements of the parameters governing the disappearance of $\bar{\nu}_\mu$ in an off-axis beam due to flavor change induced by neutrino oscillations. The quasimonochromatic $\bar{\nu}_\mu$ beam, produced with a peak energy of 0.6 GeV at J-PARC, is observed at the far detector Super-Kamiokande, 295 km away, where the $\bar{\nu}_\mu$ survival probability is expected to be minimal. Read More

Graph-cuts are widely used in computer vision. In order to speed up the optimization process and improve the scalability for large graphs, Strandmark and Kahl introduced a splitting method to split a graph into multiple subgraphs for parallel computation in both shared and distributed memory models. However, this parallel algorithm (parallel BK-algorithm) does not have a polynomial bound on the number of iterations and is found non-convergent in some cases due to the possible multiple optimal solutions of its sub-problems. Read More

We study the variation of Selmer ranks of Jacobians of twists of hyperelliptic curves and superelliptic curves. We find sufficient conditions for such curves to have infinitely many twists whose Jacobians have Selmer ranks equal to $r$, for any given nonnegative integer $r$. This generalizes earlier results of Mazur-Rubin on elliptic curves. Read More

We study the $2$-Selmer ranks of elliptic curves. We prove that for an arbitrary elliptic curve $E$ over an arbitrary number field $K$, if the set $A_E$ of 2-Selmer ranks of quadratic twists of $E$ contains an integer $c$, it contains all integers larger than $c$ and having the same parity as $c$. We also find sufficient conditions on $A_E$ such that $A_E$ is equal to $\Z_{\ge t_E}$ for some number $t_E$. Read More

We report observations of the formation and subsequent decay of a vortex lattice in a Bose-Einstein condensate confined in a hybrid optical-magnetic trap. Vortices are induced by rotating the anharmonic magnetic potential that provides confinement in the horizontal plane. We present simple numerical techniques based on image analysis to detect vortices and analyze their distributions. Read More

In this paper, we consider the normalized least squares estimator of the parameter in a mildly stationary first-order autoregressive model with dependent errors which are modeled as a mildly stationary AR(1) process. By martingale methods, we establish the moderate deviations for the least squares estimators of the regressor and error, which can be applied to understand the near-integrated second order autoregressive processes. As an application, we obtain the moderate deviations for the Durbin-Watson statistic. Read More

Alfv\'{e}nic turbulent cascade perpendicular and parallel to the background magnetic field is studied accounting for anisotropic dispersive effects and turbulent intermittency. The perpendicular dispersion and intermittency make the perpendicular-wavenumber magnetic spectra steeper and speed up production of high ion-cyclotron frequencies by the turbulent cascade. On the contrary, the parallel dispersion makes the spectra flatter and decelerate the frequency cascade above the ion-cyclotron frequency. Read More

We demonstrate a degenerate parametric oscillator in a silicon-nitride microresonator. We use two frequency-detuned pump waves to perform parametric four-wave mixing and operate in the normal group-velocity dispersion regime to produce signal and idler fields that are frequency degenerate. Our theoretical modeling shows that this regime enables generation of bimodal phase states, analogous to the \c{hi}(2)-based degenerate OPO. Read More