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Publications Authored By S. Das

The problem of synchronization of coupled Hamiltonian systems exhibits interesting features due to the non-uniform or mixed nature (regular and chaotic) of the phase space. We study these features by investigating the synchronization of unidirectionally coupled area-preserving maps coupled by the Pecora-Carroll method. We find that coupled standard maps show complete synchronization for values of the nonlinearity parameter at which regular structures are still present in phase space. Read More

$\mathrm{La_{1.85}Sr_{0.15}CuO_4}$/$\mathrm{La_2CuO_4}$ (LSCO15/LCO) bilayers with a precisely controlled thickness of N unit cells (UCs) of the former and M UCs of the latter ([LSCO15\_N/LCO\_M]) were grown on (001)-oriented {\slao} (SLAO) substrates with pulsed laser deposition (PLD). Read More

A novel approach is presented for fast generation of synthetic seismograms due to microseismic events, using heterogeneous marine velocity models. The partial differential equations (PDEs) for the 3D elastic wave equation have been numerically solved using the Fourier domain pseudo-spectral method which is parallelizable on the graphics processing unit (GPU) cards, thus making it faster compared to traditional CPU based computing platforms. Due to computationally expensive forward simulation of large geological models, several combinations of individual synthetic seismic traces are used for specified microseismic event locations, in order to simulate the effect of realistic microseismic activity patterns in the subsurface. Read More

As the diffraction limit is approached, device miniaturization to integrate more functionality per area becomes more and more challenging. Here we propose a novel strategy to increase the functionality-per-area by exploiting the modal properties of a waveguide system. With such approach the design of a mode-multiplexed nanophotonic modulator relying on the mode-selective absorption of a patterned Indium-Tin-Oxide is proposed. Read More

We propose the notion of quantum coherence for superpositions over states which are not necessarily mutually distinguishable, i.e. orthogonal. Read More

We study a classical bilocal field theory perturbatively up to second order. The chosen theory is the simplest which incorporates action-at-a-distance, while keeping non-local effects short-ranged. We show that the new degrees of freedom introduced by bilocality can be interpreted as gravitational degrees of freedom in the following sense: solutions of the bilocal system at linear and second order contain, as a subset, gravitational perturbations (spacetime fluctuations) also to that order. Read More

In recent years deep learning algorithms have shown extremely high performance on machine learning tasks such as image classification and speech recognition. In support of such applications, various FPGA accelerator architectures have been proposed for convolutional neural networks (CNNs) that enable high performance for classification tasks at lower power than CPU and GPU processors. However, to date, there has been little research on the use of FPGA implementations of deconvolutional neural networks (DCNNs). Read More

The migration characteristics of a suspended deformable droplet in a parallel plate microchannel is studied, both analytically and numerically, under the combined influence of a constant temperature gradient in the transverse direction and an imposed pressure driven flow. Any predefined transverse position in the micro channel can be attained by the droplet depending on the applied temperature gradient in the cross-stream direction or how small the droplet is with respect to the channel width. For the analytical solution, an asymptotic approach is used, where we neglect any effect of inertia or thermal convection of the fluid in either of the phases. Read More

The motion of a viscous deformable droplet suspended in an unbounded Poiseuille flow in the presence of bulk-insoluble surfactants is studied analytically. Assuming the convective transport of fluid and heat to be negligible, we perform a small-deformation perturbation analysis to obtain the droplet migration velocity. The droplet dynamics strongly depends on the distribution of surfactants along the droplet interface, which is governed by the relative strength of convective transport of surfactants as compared with the diffusive transport of surfactants. Read More

In this article we have investigated the Thomas-Fermi model for the electron gas in Rindler space. We have found that if the uniform acceleration is along $+x$-direction, then there is $y-z$-symmetry in space. For the sake of mathematical simplicity, we have assumed two dimensional spatial structure ($x-y$) in Rindler space. Read More

Triangulum-II, a newly discovered dwarf spheroidal galaxy, is a strong candidate for the indirect search of dark matter through the detection of {\gamma}-ray emission that could originate from the pair- annihilation of weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs). We here report on the analysis of almost seven years Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope data of Triangulum-II which was taken during its all sky survey operation mode. No excess {\gamma}-ray emission has been detected above 100 MeV from Triangulum-II. Read More

The Generalized Uncertainty Principle (GUP) is a modification of Heisenberg's Principle predicted by several theories of Quantum Gravity. It consists of a modified commutator between position and momentum. In this work we compute potentially observable effects that GUP implies for the harmonic oscillator, coherent and squeezed states in Quantum Mechanics. Read More

We show that the spectrum of the SYK model can be interpreted as that of a 3D scalar coupled to gravity. The scalar has a mass which is at the Breitenholer-Freedman bound of AdS$_2$, and subject to a delta function potential at the center of the interval along the third direction. This, through Kaluza-Klein procedure on AdS$_2 \times (S^1)/Z_2$, generates the spectrum reproducing the bi-local propagator at strong coupling. Read More

We present a Bayesian portfolio selection strategy, which uses the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). We propose a strategy which will mimic the market if the market is information efficient. However, the strategy will outperform the market if the market is not efficient. Read More

Probabilistic generative neural networks are useful for many applications, such as image classification, speech recognition and occlusion removal. However, the power budget for hardware implementations of neural networks can be extremely tight. To address this challenge we describe a design methodology for using approximate computing methods to implement Approximate Deep Belief Networks (ApproxDBNs) by systematically exploring the use of (1) limited precision of variables; (2) criticality analysis to identify the nodes in the network which can operate with such limited precision while allowing the network to maintain target accuracy levels; and (3) a greedy search methodology with incremental retraining to determine the optimal reduction in precision to enable maximize power savings under user-specified accuracy constraints. Read More

The ratio of the shear viscosity to the entropy density is calculated for non-extremal Gauss-Bonnet (GB) black holes coupled to Born-Infeld (BI) electrodynamics in $5$ dimensions. The result is found to get corrections from the BI parameter and is analytically exact upto all orders in this parameter. The computations are then extended to $D$ dimensions. Read More

Recent experiments have shown that liquid drops on highly deformable substrates exhibit mutual interactions. This is similar to the Cheerios effect, the capillary interaction of solid particles at a liquid interface, but now the roles of solid and liquid are reversed. Here we present a dynamical theory for this inverted Cheerios effect, taking into account elasticity, capillarity and the viscoelastic rheology of the substrate. Read More

We study far-from-equilibrium dynamics in models of freely cooling granular gas and ballistically aggregating compact clusters. For both the cases, from event driven molecular dynamics simulations we have presented detailed results on structure and dynamics in space dimensions $d=1$ and $2$. Via appropriate analyses it has been confirmed that the ballistic aggregation mechanism applies in $d=1$ granular gases as well. Read More

A single trapped and laser cooled ion provides a unique system to perform both precision measurement as well as quantum control over both its internal and external states. The suitability of a trapped ion system as a quantum sensor can hardly be ignored. In this article, we show a simple technique to achieve null magnetic field in a small special volume defined by the confinement volume of a single ion in an ion trap. Read More

Nonparametric regression is a standard statistical tool with increased importance in the Big Data era. Boundary points pose additional difficulties but local polynomial regression can be used to alleviate them. Local linear regression, for example, is easy to implement and performs quite well both at interior as well as boundary points. Read More

We investigate the magnetic and the transport properties of diluted magnetic semiconductors using a spin-fermion Monte-Carlo method on a 3D lattice in the intermediate coupling regime. The ferromagnetic transition temperature $T_c$ shows an optimization behavior, first increases and then decreases, with respect to the absolute carrier density $p_{abs}$ for a given magnetic impurity concentration $x$, as seen in the experiment. Our calculations also show an insulator-metal-insulator transition across the optimum $p_{abs}$ where the $T_c$ is maximum. Read More

Environmental sound detection is a challenging application of machine learning because of the noisy nature of the signal, and the small amount of (labeled) data that is typically available. This work thus presents a comparison of several state-of-the-art Deep Learning models on the IEEE challenge on Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events (DCASE) 2016 challenge task and data, classifying sounds into one of fifteen common indoor and outdoor acoustic scenes, such as bus, cafe, car, city center, forest path, library, train, etc. In total, 13 hours of stereo audio recordings are available, making this one of the largest datasets available. Read More

Given a set $S$ of $v \ge 2$ symbols, and integers $k \ge t \ge 2$ and $N \ge 1$, an $N \times k$ array $A \in S^{N \times k}$ is an $(N; t, k, v)$-covering array if all sequences in $S^t$ appear as rows in every $N \times t$ subarray of $A$. These arrays have a wide variety of applications, driving the search for small covering arrays. The covering array number, $\mathrm{CAN}(t,k,v)$, is the smallest $N$ for which an $(N; t,k,v)$-covering array exists. Read More

Quantum reading refers to the task of reading out classical information stored in a classical memory. In any such protocol, the transmitter and receiver are in the same physical location, and the goal of such a protocol is to use these devices, coupled with a quantum strategy, to read out as much information as possible from a classical memory, such as a CD or DVD. In this context, a memory cell is a collection of quantum channels that can be used to encode a classical message in a memory. Read More

The relation between kinematic space metric and entanglement entropy provides us with a differential equation for entanglement entropy. For BCFT on upper half plane we solve this equation to obtain an expression for entanglement entropy consistent with known results in the literature. Read More

Yield curve forecasting is an important problem in finance. In this work we explore the use of Gaussian Processes in conjunction with a dynamic modeling strategy, much like the Kalman Filter, to model the yield curve. Gaussian Processes have been successfully applied to model functional data in a variety of applications. Read More

While parallel microchannel based cooling systems have been around for quite a period of time, employing the same and incorporating them for near active cooling of microelectronic devices is yet to be implemented and the implications of the same on thermal mitigation to be understood. The present article focusses on a specific design of the PMCS such that it can be implemented at ease on the heat spreader of a modern microprocessor to obtain near active cooling. Extensive experimental and numerical studies have been carried out to comprehend the same and three different flow configurations of PMCS have been adopted for the present investigations. Read More

We propose a unique stellar model under the $f(R,\mathcal{T})$ gravity by using the conjecture of Mazur-Mottola~\cite{Mazur2001,Mazur2004} which is known as gravastar and a viable alternative to the black hole as available in literature. This gravastar is described by the three different regions, viz., (I) Interior core region, (II) Intermediate thin shell, and (III) Exterior spherical region. Read More

2017Feb
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, J. Fujita, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, B. Huang, T. Huang, H. Z. Huang, X. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, S. R. Klein, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, W. Li, X. Li, C. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, Y. Liu, F. Liu, H. Liu, P. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, L. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

The STAR Collaboration reports on the photoproduction of $\pi^+\pi^-$ pairs in gold-gold collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 200 GeV/nucleon-pair. These pion pairs are produced when a nearly-real photon emitted by one ion scatters from the other ion. We fit the $\pi^+\pi^-$ invariant mass spectrum with a combination of $\rho$ and $\omega$ resonances and a direct $\pi^+\pi^-$ continuum. Read More

The motion of a massive particle in Rindler space has been studied and obtained the geodesics of motion. The orbits in Rindler space are found to be quite different from that of Schwarzschild case. The paths are not like the Perihelion Precession type. Read More

Recently, there has been focus on determining the conditions under which the data processing inequality for quantum relative entropy is satisfied with approximate equality. The solution of the exact equality case is due to Petz, who showed that the quantum relative entropy between two quantum states stays the same after the action of a quantum channel if and only if there is a \textit{reversal channel} that recovers the original states after the channel acts. Furthermore, this reversal channel can be constructed explicitly and is now called the \textit{Petz recovery map}. Read More

Global quantum quench with a finite rate which crosses critical points is known to lead to universal scaling of correlation functions as functions of the quench rate. We explore scaling properties of the entanglement entropy of a subsystem in a harmonic chain during a mass quench which asymptotes to finite constant values at early and late times and for which the dynamics is exactly solvable. Both for fast and slow quenches we find that the entanglement entropy has a constant term plus a term proportional to the subsystem size. Read More

We propose a novel mechanism which explains cored dark matter density profile in recently observed dark matter rich dwarf spheroidal galaxies. In our scenario, dark matter particle mass decreases gradually as function of distance towards the center of a dwarf galaxy due to its interaction with a chameleon scalar. At closer distance towards galactic center the strength of attractive scalar fifth force becomes much stronger than gravity and is balanced by the Fermi pressure of dark matter cloud, thus an equilibrium static configuration of dark matter halo is obtained. Read More

2017Feb
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderon de la Barca Sanchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Emov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Homann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, P. M. Jacobs, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kiko la, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawk, J. Thader, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

The STAR Collaboration reports the measurement of semi-inclusive distributions of charged-particle jets recoiling from a high transverse momentum hadron trigger, in central and peripheral Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$ = 200 GeV. Charged jets are reconstructed with the anti-kT algorithm for jet radii R between 0.2 and 0. Read More

Drop-surface interaction is predominant in nature as well as in many industrial applications. Freezing rain is the frequent origin of ice accretion on surfaces. Superhydrophobic surfaces show potential for anti-icing applications as they exhibit complete drop rebounce. Read More

We use a real-space formulation of orbital-free DFT to study the core energetics and core structure of an isolated screw dislocation in Aluminum. Using a direct energetics based approach, we estimate the core size of a perfect screw dislocation to be $\approx$ 7 $|{\bf b}|$, which is considerably larger than previous estimates of $1-3~|{\bf b}|$ based on displacement fields. The perfect screw upon structural relaxation dissociates into two Shockley partials with partial separation distances of 8. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We present measurements of three-particle correlations for various harmonics in Au+Au collisions at energies ranging from $\sqrt{s_{{\rm NN}}}=7.7$ to 200 GeV using the STAR detector. The quantity $\langle\cos(m\phi_1+n\phi_2-(m+n)\phi_3)\rangle$ is evaluated as a function of $\sqrt{s_{{\rm NN}}}$, collision centrality, transverse momentum, $p_T$, pseudo-rapidity difference, $\Delta\eta$, and harmonics ($m$ and $n$). Read More

Despite numerous astronomical and experimental searches, the precise particle nature of dark matter is still unknown. The standard Weakly Interacting Massive Particle(WIMP) dark matter, in spite of successfully explaining the large-scale features of the universe, has long-standing small-scale issues.The spectral distortion in the Cosmic Microwave Background(CMB) caused by Silk damping in the pre-recombination era allows one to access information on a range of small scales $0. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We present measurements of bulk properties of the matter produced in Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}=$ 7.7, 11.5, 19. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We present three-particle mixed-harmonic correlations $\langle \cos (m\phi_1 + n\phi_2 - (m+n) \phi_3)\rangle$ for charged particles in $\sqrt{s_{NN}}=$200 GeV Au+Au collisions at RHIC. These measurements provide information on the three-dimensional structure of the initial collision zone and are important for constraining models of a subsequent low-viscosity quark-gluon plasma expansion phase. We find evidence for correlations between the first, second and third harmonics predicted as a consequence of fluctuations in the initial state. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We report the first measurement of the elliptic anisotropy ($v_2$) of the charm meson $D^0$ at mid-rapidity ($|y|$\,$<$\,1) in Au+Au collisions at \sNN = 200\,GeV. The measurement was conducted by the STAR experiment at RHIC utilizing a new high-resolution silicon tracker. The measured $D^0$ $v_2$ in 0--80\% centrality Au+Au collisions can be described by a viscous hydrodynamic calculation for transverse momentum ($p_{\rm T}$) less than 4\,GeV/$c$. Read More

Heavy quark $R_{AA}$ and $v_2$ have been calculated at RHIC energy considering initial conditions with and without pre-equilibrium phase to highlight the impact of the latter on heavy quark observables. The momentum evolution of the heavy quark has been studied by means of the Boltzmann transport equation. To model the pre-equilibrium phase we have used the KLN initial condition. Read More

The motion of a viscous droplet in unbounded Poiseuille flow under the combined influence of bulk-insoluble surfactant and linearly varying temperature field aligned in the direction of imposed flow is studied analytically. Neglecting fluid inertia, thermal convection and shape deformation, asymptotic analysis is performed to obtain the velocity of a force-free surfactant-laden droplet. The present study is focused on two limiting situations of surfactant transport: (i) small surface Peclet number, and (ii) high surface Peclet number. Read More

This paper describes HoLiSwap a method to reduce L1 cache wire energy, a significant fraction of total cache energy, by swapping hot lines to the cache way nearest to the processor. We observe that (i) a small fraction (<3%) of cache lines (hot lines) serve over 60% of the L1 cache accesses and (ii) the difference in wire energy between the nearest and farthest cache subarray can be over 6$\times$. Our method exploits this difference in wire energy to dynamically identify hot lines and swap them to the nearest physical way in a set-associative L1 cache. Read More

Transition metal oxides are well known for their complex magnetic and electrical properties. When brought together in heterostructure geometries, they show particular promise for spintronics and colossal magnetoresistance applications. In this letter, we propose a new mechanism for the coupling between layers of itinerant ferromagnetic materials in heterostructures. Read More

In this paper, we study a day ahead double energy auction in a distribution system involving dispatchable generation units, renewable generation units supported by battery storage systems(BSSs), fixed loads, price responsive loads, and supply from the Whole Sale Market(WSM) at Locational Marginal Price(LMP). The auction is implemented within a Distribution System Operator (DSO) premises using Mixed Integer Linear Programming (MIP). The proposed auction is cleared at the Distribution LMP (DLMP) and is observed to be weakly budget balanced if no penalty is applied for DSO's deviation from originally committed supply from the WSM. Read More

This work presents distributed algorithms for estimation of time-varying random fields over multi-agent/sensor networks. A network of sensors makes sparse and noisy local measurements of the dynamic field. Each sensor aims to obtain unbiased distributed estimates of the entire field with bounded mean-squared error (MSE) based on its own local observations and its neighbors' estimates. Read More

We present a review of the problem of finding out whether a quantum state of two or more parties is entangled or separable. After a formal definition of entangled states, we present a few criteria for identifying entangled states and introduce some entanglement measures. We also provide a classification of entangled states with respect to their usefulness in quantum dense coding, and present some aspects of multipartite entanglement. Read More

Graphene and some graphene like two dimensional materials; hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) and silicene have unique mechanical properties which severely limit the suitability of conventional theories used for common brittle and ductile materials to predict the fracture response of these materials. This study revealed the fracture response of graphene, hBN and silicene nanosheets under different tiny crack lengths by molecular dynamics (MD) simulations using LAMMPS. The useful strength of these large area two dimensional materials are determined by their fracture toughness. Read More