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The research at FTPI includes the major areas of theoretical physics: Theoretical Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, and Condensed Matter Physics and Biophysics. In addition to supporting the faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students involved in this research at the Institute, FTPI also hosts short- and long-term visitors and organizes workshops on topics of acute interest in the major areas of study.

Please visit the homepages of our faculty and postdocs for an overview of individual research interests, work, and recent publications, or follow the links below for excerpts from the Annual Report.

 

 


 

FTPI Publication List


 

 

Year: 2013

FTPI-MINN-13/01 Natural SUSY's Last Hope:
R-parity Violation via UDD Operators
Bhattacherjee, Evans, Ibe,Matsumoto, and Yanagida Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 115002
FTPI-MINN-13/02 Enhanced mixing of partial waves near threshold for heavy meson pairs and properties of Zb(10610) and Zb(10650) resonances Voloshin Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 074011
FTPI-MINN-13/03 Universality in Pure Gravity Mediation Evans, Ibe, Olive and Yanagida  
FTPI-MINN-13/04 Gauge Coupling Unification and Non-Equilibrium Thermal Dark Matter Mambrini, Olive, Quevillon, and Zaldıvar Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 241306 (2013)
FTPI-MINN-13/05 Gravitino Decays and the Cosmological Lithium Problem in Light of the LHC Higgs and Supersymmetry Searches Cyburt, Ellis, Fields,
Luo, Olive and Spanos
 
FTPI-MINN-13/06 Deformation of the CP(1) model leading to fixed size solitons in 2+1 dimensions Peterson  
FTPI-MINN-13/07 Hybrid r-Vacua in N = 2 Supersymmetric
QCD: Universal Condensate Formula
Shifman and Yung Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 085044
FTPI-MINN-13/08 Big Bang Nucleosynthesis = An Update Olive  
FTPI-MINN-13/09 Mixing of partial waves near B*B* threshold in e+e− annihilation Li and Voloshin Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 094033
FTPI-MINN-13/10 Detailing N = 1 Seiberg's Duality through the Seiberg-Witten Solution of N = 2 Shifman and Yung Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 106009
FTPI-MINN-13/11 Abrikosov-Nielsen-Olesen string with Non-Abelian Moduli and Spin-Orbit Interaction Shifman and Yunga Phys.Rev.Lett. 110 (2013) 201602
FTPI-MINN-13/12 Non-Abelian Strings and Beyond
Nagoya talk
Shifman  
FTPI-MINN-13/13

Zc(3900) – what is inside?

Voloshin

Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 091501
FTPI-MINN-13/14 Impact of the LHC on Cosmology
Olive
 
FTPI-MINN-13/15 No-Scale Supergravity Realization of the Starobinsky Model of Inflation Ellis, Nanopoulos, and Olive Phys.Rev.Lett. 111 (2013) 111301
FTPI-MINN-13/16 The Trispectrum in the E ective Theory of Inflation with Galilean symmetry Bartolo, Dimastrogiovanni and Fasiello  
FTPI-MINN-13/17 Calculating Extra (Quasi)Moduli on the Abrikosov-Nielsen-Olesen string with Spin-Orbit Interaction Monin, Shifman and Yung Phys. Rev. D 88, 025011 (2013)
FTPI-MINN-13/18 Non-Universalities in Pure Gravity Mediation Evans, Ibe, Olive and Yanagida  
FTPI-MINN-13/19 Revisiting the Faddeev-Skyrme Model and Hopf Solitons Gorskya, Shifman and Yung Phys.Rev. D88 (2013) 045026
FTPI-MINN-13/20 Large N Volume Independence and an Emergent Fermionic Symmetry Basar, Cherman, Dorigoni, and Unsal Phys.Rev.Lett. 111 (2013) 121601
FTPI-MINN-13/21 Affleck-Dine Baryogenesis and Inflation in Supergravity with Strongly Stabilized Moduli Garcia and Olive JCAP 1309 (2013) 007
FTPI-MINN-13/22

Suppression of the S-wave production of (3/2)++ (1/2)- heavy meson pairs in e+e- annihilation

XLi and Voloshin Phys.Rev. D88 (2013) 034012
FTPI-MINN-13/23 Starobinsky-like Inflationary Models
as Avatars of No-Scale Supergravity
Ellis, Nanopoulos and Olive JCAP 1310 (2013) 009
FTPI-MINN-13/24 On the Trispectrum of Galileon Inflation Arroja, Bartoloa, Dimastrogiovanni
and Fasiello
 
FTPI-MINN-13/25 Remarks on Adjoint QCD with k Flavors, k ≥ 2 Shifman  
FTPI-MINN-13/26 Indirect Searches for Decaying Dark Matter Ibarra, Tran and Weniger  
FTPI-MINN-13/27 Searching for Fermi Surfaces in Super-QED Cherman, Grozdanov and Hardy  
FTPI-MINN-13/28 Resurgence in QFT: Unitons, Fractons and Renormalons in the Principal Chiral Model Cherman, Dorigoni, Dunne and Unsal  
FTPI-MINN-13/29 Twisted–Mass Potential on the Non–Abelian String World Sheet Induced by Bulk Masses Bolokhov, Shifman and Yung Phys.Rev. D88 (2013) 085016
FTPI-MINN-13/30 Gauge-flation confronted with Planck Namba, Dimastrogiovanni, and Peloso  
FTPI-MINN-13/31 The primordial helium abundance
from updated emissivities
Aver, Olive, Porter and Skillman JCAP 1311 (2013) 017
FTPI-MINN-13/32 Y(4260) and Y(4360) as mixed hadrocharmonium Li and Voloshin  
FTPI-MINN-13/33 New and Old about Renormalons:
In Memoriam Kolya Uraltsev
Shifman  
FTPI-MINN-13/34 Degeneracy between Abelian and Non-Abelian Strings Monin and Shifman  
FTPI-MINN-13/35

Low energy dynamics of gapless and quasi-gapless modes of vortices in superfluid 3He-B

Peterson and Shifman  
FTPI-MINN-13/36 Bound state energy of a coulamb impurity in gapped bilayer graphene: "Hydrogen atom with a Mexican hat" Skinner, Shklovskii and Voloshin  
FTPI-MINN-13/37 Isospin violation in the yield of S-wave heavy meson pairs near threshold Li and Voloshin  
FTPI-MINN-13/38 A No-Scale Framework for Sub-Planckian Physics Ellisa, Nanopoulos and Olive  
FTPI-MINN-13/39 The Moduli and Gravitino (non)-Problems in Models with Strongly Stabilized Moduli Evans, Garcia and Olive  
FTPI-MINN-13/40 Remarks on double Higgs boson production by gluon fusion at threshold Li and Voloshin  
  Theory of the random potential and conductivity at the surface of a topological insulator Skinner and Shklovskii Phys. Rev. B 87, 075454 (2013)
  Statistical mechanics of Coulomb gases as quantum theory on Riemann surfaces Gulden, Janas, Koroteev, and Kamenev JETP Vol. 144 (9) 574 (2013)
 

Absence of Bose condensation in certain frustrated lattices

Sedrakyan, Glazman and Kamenev  
  Anomalously small resistivity and thermopower of strongly compensated semiconductors and topological insulators Chen and Shklovskii Phys. Rev. B 87, 165119 (2013)
  Giant capacitance of a plane capacitor with a two-dimensional electron gas in a magneticfield Skinner and Shklovskii Phys. Rev. B 87, 035409 (2013)
  Effects of bulk charged impurities on the bulk and surface transport in three-dimensional topological insulators Skinner, Chen and Shklovskii JETP 117, 579 (2013)
  The effect of electron dielectric response on the quantum capacitance of graphene in a strong magnetic field Skinner, Yu, Kretinin, Geim, Novoselov, and Shklovskii Phys. Rev. B 88, 155417 (2013)
  Casimir interaction between mobile impurities in quantum liquids Schecter and Kamenev  
  Optimization of spin-torque switching using AC and DC pulses Dunn and Kamenev  
  Photoluminescence in array of doped semiconductor nanocrystals Reich, Chen, Efros and Shklovskii  
 
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