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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: 2014

FTPI-MINN-14/01 Two-Dimensional Sigma Models Related to Non-Abelian Strings in Super-Yang-Mills M. Shifman and A. Yung Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP), Moscow, 5 – 6 June 2013
FTPI-MINN-14/03 More on the Abrikosov string with non-Abelian moduli M. Shifman, G. Tallarita and A. Yung  
FTPI-MINN-14/04 Gapless excitations of axially symmetric vortices in systems with tensorial order parameter Peterson and Shifman Annals Phys. 348 (2014) 84
FTPI-MINN-14/05 N=(0, 2) Deformation of (2, 2) Sigma Models: Geometric Structure, Holomorphic Anomaly and Exact Beta Functions Chen, Cui, Shifman and Vainshtein Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 4, 045014
FTPI-MINN-14/06 Remarks on the effect of bound states and threshold in g-2 Melnikov, Vainshtein and Voloshin Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 017301
FTPI-MINN-14/07 Peccei-Quinn Symmetric Pure Gravity Mediation J. L. Evans, M. Ibe, K.A. Olive, and T. T. Yanagida  
FTPI-MINN-14/08 Decoding perturbation theory using resurgence: Stokes phenomena, new saddle points and Lefschetz thimbles Cherman, Dorigoni and Unsal  
FTPI-MINN-14/09 N=1 Duality in the Chiral Limit from N=2 Duality M. Shifman and A. Yung Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 065014
FTPI-MINN-14/10 Resurrecting Quadratic Inflation in No-Scale Supergravity in Light of BICEP2 John Ellis, Marcos Garcia, Dimitri Nanopoulos and Keith Olive. JCAP 1405 (2014) 037
FTPI-MINN-14/11 The Extent of the Stop Coannihilation Strip Ellis, Olive and Zheng Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 2947
FTPI-MINN-14/12 A No-Scale Inflationary Model to Fit Them All John Ellis, Marcos Garcia, Dimitri Nanopoulos and Keith Olive. JCAP 08 (2014) 044
FTPI-MINN-14/13 Contribution of Z b resonances to Υ(5S )π π π χ b

Xin Li and M.B. Voloshin

Phys. Rev. D 90, 014036
FTPI-MINN-14/14 T-Reflection
Basar, Cherman, McGady and Yamazaki
FTPI-MINN-14/15 Making Supersymmetric Quivers from N =(0,2) Sigma Models Shifman, Vainshtein and Yung Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 045010
FTPI-MINN-14/16 The decays Ξ bΛ b π and diquark correlations in hyperons Xin Li and M.B. Voloshin Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 033016
FTPI-MINN-14/17 Non-Abelian Moduli on Domain Walls Kurianovych and Shifman  
FTPI-MINN-14/18 Real-Time Feynman Path Integral Realization of Instantons Cherman and Unsal  
FTPI-MINN-14/19 The NUHMZ after LHC Run I O. Buchmueller, et al.  
FTPI-MINN-14/20 Physics at the e+e- Collider Moortgat-Pick, et al.  
FTPI-MINN-14/21 Inflationary tensor fossils in large-scale structure Dimastrogiovanni, Fasiello, Jeong, and Kamionkowski  
FTPI-MINN-14/22 Casimir energy of confining large N gauge theories Basar, Cherman, McGady and Yamazaki.  
FTPI-MINN-14/23 Metastable vacuum decay in center-stabilized Yang-Mills theory at large N Li and Voloshin Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 10, 105028
FTPI-MINN-14/24 Universality in Pure Gravity Mediation with Vector Multiplets Evans and Olive  
FTPI-MINN-14/25 The Impact of Star Formation and Gamma-Ray Burst Rates at High Redshift on Cosmic Chemical Evolution and Reionization E. Vangioni, K.A. Olive, T. Prestegard, J. Silk, P. Petitjean, V. Mandic. Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 447 (2015) 2575
FTPI-MINN-14/26 Bose-Fermi Degeneracies in Large N Adjoint QCD Basar, Cherman and McGady  
FTPI-MINN-14/27 Low energy dynamics of U (1) vortices in systems with cholesteric vacuum structure Peterson, Shifman and Tallarita Annals Phys. 353 (2014) 48-63
FTPI-MINN-14/28 Monojet plus soft dilepton signal from light higgsino pair production at LHC14 Baer, Mustafayev and Tata Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 11, 115007
FTPI-MINN-14/29 Two-Field Analysis of No-Scale Supergravity Inflation Ellis, Garcia, Nanopoulos and Olive JCAP 1501 (2015) 01, 010
FTPI-MINN-14/30 Resurgence and Holomorphy: From Weak to Strong Coupling Cherman, Koroteev and Unsal  
FTPI-MINN-14/31 Mixed axion/gravitino dark matter from SUSY models with heavy axinos KJ Bae, H Baer, EJ Chun and CS Shin  
FTPI-MINN-14/32 Postinflationary Higgs relaxation and the origin of matter-antimatter asymmetry Kusenko, Pearce and Yang Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 061302
FTPI-MINN-14/33 Lessons from supersymmetry: "Instead-of-Confinement" Mechanism Shifman and Yung Int.J.Mod.Phys. A29 (2014) 27, 1430064
FTPI-MINN-14/34 Resurgence, Operator Product Expansion, and Remarks on Renormalons in Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Shifman  


FTPI-MINN-14/36 Natural little hierarchy for SUSY from radiative breaking of the Peccei-Quinn symmetry Bae, Baer and Serce Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 1, 015003
FTPI-MINN-14/37 Higgsino Dark Matter in High-Scale Supersymmetry Nagata and Shirai JHEP 1501 (2015) 029
FTPI-MINN-14/38 Electroweakly-Interacting Dirac Dark Matter Nagata and Shirai  
FTPI-MINN-14/39 The NUHM2 after LHC Run 1 O. Buchmueller, et al.  
FTPI-MINN-14/40 Confining Strings in Supersymmetric Theories with Higgs Branches Shifman, Tallarita and Yung  
FTPI-MINN-14/41 Exact Adler Function in Supersymmetric QCD Shifman and Stepanyantz Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 051601
FTPI-MINN-14/42 Light Higgsinos in Pure Gravity Mediation Evans, Ibe, Olive and Yanagida  
FTPI-MINN-14/43 The quark condensate in multi-flavour QCD – planar equivalence confronting lattice simulations Armoni, Shifman, Shore and Veneziano Phys.Lett. B741 (2014) 184-189
FTPI-MINN-14/44 Monochromatic neutrinos generated by dark matter and the see-saw mechanism Dudas, Mambrini and Olive  
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