Using a data sample of ${e}^{+}{e}^{-}$ collision data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of $108\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}{\mathrm{pb}}^{-1}$ collected with the BESIII detector at a center-of-mass energy of 2.125 GeV, we study the process ${e}^{+}{e}^{-}\to \varphi \pi \pi $ and search for a strangeoniumlike structure ${Z}_{s}$ decaying into $\varphi \pi $. No signal is observed in the $\varphi \pi $...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 011101(R)] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>We report a measurement of time-dependent $CP$ violation in ${B}^{0}\to {K}_{S}^{0}{\pi}^{0}{\pi}^{0}$ decays using a data sample of $772\times {10}^{6}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}B\overline{B}$ pairs collected by the Belle experiment running at the $\mathrm{\Upsilon}(4S)$ resonance at the KEKB ${e}^{+}{e}^{-}$ collider. This decay proceeds mainly via a $b\to sd\overline{d}$ “penguin” amplitude. The results are $\mathrm{sin}2{\varphi}_{1}^{\text{eff}}=0.9{\mathrm{...}}_{}^{}$

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 011102(R)] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>Results of a search for the pair production of photon-jets—collimated groupings of photons—in the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider are reported. Highly collimated photon-jets can arise from the decay of new, highly boosted particles that can decay to multiple photons collimated enough to ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 012008] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>A search for supersymmetry in events with large missing transverse momentum, jets, and at least one hadronically decaying $\tau $-lepton is presented. Two exclusive final states with either exactly one or at least two $\tau $-leptons are considered. The analysis is based on proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}=13\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{TeV}$...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 012009] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>We study color allowed ${\mathrm{\Lambda}}_{b}\to {\mathrm{\Lambda}}_{c}^{(*,**)}{M}^{-}$, ${\mathrm{\Xi}}_{b}\to {\mathrm{\Xi}}_{c}^{(**)}{M}^{-}$, and ${\mathrm{\Omega}}_{b}\to {\mathrm{\Omega}}_{c}^{(*)}{M}^{-}$ decays with $M=\pi ,\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}K,\rho ,{K}^{*},D,{D}_{s},{D}^{*},{D}_{s}^{*},{a}_{1}$, ${\mathrm{\Lambda}}_{c}^{(*,**)}={\mathrm{\Lambda}}_{c},{\mathrm{\Lambda}}_{c}(2595),{\mathrm{\Lambda}}_{c}(2765),{\mathrm{\Lambda}}_{c}(2940)$, ${\mathrm{\Xi}}_{c}^{(**)}={\mathrm{\Xi}}_{c},{\mathrm{\Xi}}_{c}(2790)$, and ${\mathrm{\Omega}}_{c}^{(*)}={\mathrm{\Omega}}_{c},{\mathrm{\Omega}}_{c}(3090)$, in this work. There are three types of transitions, namely ${\mathcal{B}}_{b}({\overline{\mathbf{3}}}_{\mathbf{f}},1/{2}^{+})$ to ${\mathcal{B}}_{c}({\overline{\mathbf{3}}}_{\mathbf{f}},1/{2}^{+})$, ${\mathcal{B}}_{b}({\mathbf{6}}_{\mathbf{f}},1/{2}^{+})$ to ${\mathcal{B}}_{c}({\mathbf{6}}_{\mathbf{f}},1/{\mathrm{...}}^{}$

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014023] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>We calculate the photoproduction of double $J/\psi $ ($\mathrm{\Upsilon}$) to leading order based on the nonrelativistic quantum chromodynamics factorization framework at the Large Hadron Collider with forward proton tagging. The numerical results of double $J/\psi $ photoproduction $pp\to p\gamma p\to J/\psi +J/\psi $ with different forward detector...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014029] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>The low-temperature representation for the quark condensate in a weak magnetic field $H$ is known up to two-loop order. Remarkably, at one-loop order, the published series for the quark condensate in the chiral limit and $H\ll {T}^{2}$ are inconsistent. Using an alternative representation for the kinematical Bo...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014030] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>The seesaw and leptogenesis commonly depend on the masses of the same particles and thus are both realized at the same scale. In this work, we demonstrate a new possibility to realize a TeV-scale neutrino seesaw and a natural high-scale leptogenesis. We extend the standard model by two gauge-singlet...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015025] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>The present work is related to anisotropic cosmological evolution in the metric $f(R)$ theory of gravity. The initial part of the paper develops the general cosmological dynamics of homogeneous anisotropic Bianchi-I spacetime in $f(R)$ cosmology. The anisotropic spacetime is pervaded by a barotropic flu...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023520] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>We propose a new mechanism by which dark matter (DM) can affect the early and late Universe. The hot interior of a *macroscopic* DM, or *macro*, can behave as a heat reservoir so that energetic photons and neutrinos are emitted from its surface and interior, respectively. In this paper, we focus on the ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023521] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>The generalized vortical formalism provides an electrodynamic description for superconducting states—in the generalized vortical formalism, a superconducting state may be defined by the vanishing of an appropriate generalized vorticity and characterized by zero generalized helicity for incompressibl...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024027] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>We construct a new class of dyonic dilaton black hole solutions in the background of anti–de Sitter (AdS) spacetime. In order to find an analytical solution that satisfies all the field equations, we consider the string case where the dilaton coupling is $\alpha =1$. The asymptotic behavior of the solution ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024028] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>The combined observation of gravitational and electromagnetic waves from the coalescence of two neutron stars marks the beginning of multimessenger astronomy with gravitational waves (GWs). The development of accurate gravitational waveform models is a crucial prerequisite to extract information abo...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024029] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>Accelerating mirrors provide a simple conceptual laboratory for studying particle production and the relation between trajectory and particle, energy, and entropy fluxes. We focus on the relation between energy and entropy, studying some special cases with finite total energy but infinite integrated...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 025009] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>Current approaches to quantum gravity suggest there should be a modification of the standard quantum mechanical commutator, $[\widehat{x},\widehat{p}]=i\hslash $. Typical modifications are phenomenological and designed to result in a minimal length scale. As a motivating principle for the modification of the position and mome...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 026012] Published Fri Jan 18, 2019

]]>In-medium properties of the low-lying strange, charm, and bottom baryons in symmetric nuclear matter are studied in the quark-meson coupling (QMC) model. Results for the Lorentz-scalar effective masses, mean field potentials felt by the light quarks in the baryons, in-medium bag radii, and the lowes...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014026] Published Thu Jan 17, 2019

]]>The $D{D}^{*}$ potentials are studied within the framework of heavy meson chiral effective field theory. We obtain the effective potentials of the $D{D}^{*}$ system up to $O({\epsilon}^{2})$ at the one-loop level. In addition to the one-pion exchange contribution, the contact and two-pion exchange interactions are also investi...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014027] Published Thu Jan 17, 2019

]]>A method of evaluation of spacelike QCD observables $\mathcal{D}({Q}^{2})$ is developed, motivated by the renormalon structure of these quantities. A related auxiliary quantity $\tilde{\mathcal{D}}({Q}^{2})$ is introduced, which is renomalization scale independent only at the one-loop level, and a large-${\beta}_{0}$-type renormalon motivated *Ansatz* ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014028] Published Thu Jan 17, 2019

]]>We consider the model of composite dark matter assuming stable particles of charge $-2$ bound with primordial He nuclei by the Coulomb force in $O\mathrm{He}$ atoms. We study the capture of such dark atoms in matter and propose the possibility of the existence of stable $O$-enriched superheavy nuclei and $O$ nuclear...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015024] Published Thu Jan 17, 2019

]]>Predicting signals in experiments to directly detect dark matter (DM) requires a form for the local DM velocity distribution. Hitherto, the standard halo model (SHM), in which velocities are isotropic and follow a truncated Gaussian law, has performed this job. New data, however, suggest that a subs...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023012] Published Thu Jan 17, 2019

]]>In this paper, I show that type I hilltop inflation under the current observational constraints could have ${M}_{P}^{2}\frac{{V}^{\prime \prime}}{V}\sim -\mathcal{O}({10}^{-2})$ in the parameter space, which is in tension with the refined swampland criteria. On the other hand, ${M}_{P}^{2}\frac{{V}^{\prime \prime}}{V}\sim -\mathcal{O}(1)$ can be achieved if type I hilltop inflation on the brane is co...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023519] Published Thu Jan 17, 2019

]]>Motivated by the holographic complexity proposals, in this paper, we investigate the time dependence of the complexity for the fermionic thermofield double state (TFD) using the Nielsen approach and Fubini-Study (FS) approach separately. In both two approaches, we discuss the results for different r...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 026011] Published Thu Jan 17, 2019

]]>We propose a novel method to measure flavor oscillations and charge-parity ($CP$) violation in charm mixing. The approach applies to multibody charm decays, such as ${D}^{0}\to {K}_{S}^{0}{\pi}^{+}{\pi}^{-}$, and avoids the need for a fit of the decay amplitudes while suppressing biases due to nonuniform signal reconstruction effici...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 012007] Published Wed Jan 16, 2019

]]>By treating the vacuum as a medium, H. Euler and W. Heisenberg estimated the nonlinear interactions between photons well before the advent of quantum electrodynamics. In a modern language, their result is often presented as the archetype of an effective field theory (EFT). In this work, we develop a...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 013003] Published Wed Jan 16, 2019

]]>In this paper, we study the spectrum and decay behavior of the ${5}^{++}$ meson family which is still missing in experiment. By the modified Godfrey-Isgur model with a color screening effect, we obtain the mass spectrum of ${a}_{5}$, ${f}_{5}$, and ${f}_{5}^{\prime}$ mesons. And we predict their two-body strong decays by means of a ph...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014022] Published Wed Jan 16, 2019

]]>We use the Laplace/Borel sum rules (LSR) and the finite energy/local duality sum rules (FESR) to investigate the nonstrange $ud\overline{u}\overline{d}$ and hidden-strange $us\overline{u}\overline{s}$ tetraquark states with exotic quantum numbers ${J}^{PC}={0}^{+-}$. We systematically construct all eight possible tetraquark currents in this channel witho...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014025] Published Wed Jan 16, 2019

]]>Run 5 of the high-luminosity LHC era (and beyond) may provide new opportunities to search for physics beyond the standard model at interaction point 2. In particular, taking advantage of the existing ALICE detector and infrastructure provides an opportunity to search for displaced decays of beyond s...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015023] Published Wed Jan 16, 2019

]]>The effect of magnetic fields in the equations of state (EoS) of compact objects is the splitting of the pressure in two components, one parallel and the other perpendicular to the magnetic field. This anisotropy suggests the necessity of using structure equations considering the axial symmetry of t...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023011] Published Wed Jan 16, 2019

]]>We study massive Dirac fields in the background of the near-horizon limit of the extremal Myers-Perry black hole in five dimensions. We consider the case in which both angular momenta have equal magnitude. The resulting Dirac equation can be decoupled into an angular and a radial part. The solution ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024026] Published Wed Jan 16, 2019

]]>The ${f}_{1}(1420)$ productions via pion and kaon induced reactions on a proton target are investigated in an effective Lagrangian approach. Two treatments of the $t$-channel Born term, the Feynman model, and the Regge model are introduced to calculate the total and differential cross sections of the ${\pi}^{-}p\to {f}_{1}(\mathrm{...}$

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014020] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>Parton shower algorithms are key components of theoretical predictions for high-energy collider physics. Work toward more accurate parton shower algorithms is thus pursued along many different avenues. The systematic treatment of subleading color corrections in parton shower algorithms is, however, ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014021] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>Using the measured branching fraction of the decay $J/\psi \to \eta Y(2175)\to \eta \varphi {f}_{0}(980)\to \eta \varphi {\pi}^{+}{\pi}^{-}$ from the BESIII experiment, we estimate branching fraction of $J/\psi \to \eta Y(2175)\to \eta \varphi {f}_{0}(980)\to \eta \varphi \eta {\pi}^{0}$ decay, which proceeds via the ${f}_{0}(980)\text{\u2212}{a}_{0}^{0}(980)$ mixing and the ${\pi}^{0}\text{\u2212}\eta $ mixing. The branching fraction is predicted to be about $O({10}^{-\mathrm{...}}$

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014024] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>We perform an improved study of the $\beta $ function of $SU(3)$ lattice gauge theory with ${N}_{f}=10$ massless optimal domain-wall fermions in the fundamental representation, which serves as a check to what extent the scenario we presented previously [Proc. Sci., LATTICE2016 (**2017**) 228] is valid. In the finite-vo...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014507] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>We present our lattice studies of SU(3) gauge theory with ${N}_{f}=8$ degenerate fermions in the fundamental representation. Using nHYP-smeared staggered fermions we study finite-temperature transitions on lattice volumes as large as ${L}^{3}\times {N}_{t}=4{8}^{3}\times 24$, and the zero-temperature composite spectrum on lattice volu...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014509] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>We consider the implications of a shared production mechanism between the baryon asymmetry of the universe and the relic abundance of dark matter, that does not result in matching asymmetries. We present a simple model within a two sector leptogenesis framework, in which right handed sterile neutrin...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015022] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>The restoration of spin connection clarifies the long known local Lorentz invariance problem in telelparallel gravities. It is considered now that any tetrad together with the associated spin connection can be equally utilized. Among the tetrads there is a particular one, namely proper tetrad, in wh...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024022] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>This is a follow-up sensitivity study on $r$-mode gravitational wave signals from newborn neutron stars illustrating the applicability of machine learning algorithms for the detection of long-lived gravitational wave transients. In this sensitivity study, we examine three machine learning algorithms (...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024024] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>Gravitational-wave astrophysics has only just begun, and as current detectors are upgraded and new detectors are built, many new, albeit faint, features in the signals will become accessible. One such feature is the presence of time-dependent Doppler shifts, generated by the acceleration of the cent...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024025] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>We find the conditions for the parameters of noncommutativity in which a list of important results can be obtained in a space with Lie-algebraic noncommutativity. Namely, we show that if the parameters of noncommutativity corresponding to a particle are proportional inversely to its mass, the weak e...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 026009] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>We consider the Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev (SYK) model, where interaction involves $q$ fermions at a time. We find the $1/{q}^{2}$ correction to the thermal two-point function in the large $q$ expansion. Using this result, we find the $1/{q}^{3}$ correction to the SYK free energy.

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 026010] Published Tue Jan 15, 2019

]]>By studying the very closely lied ${D}_{s1}{\overline{D}}_{s}+c.c.$ and ${D}_{s0}{\overline{D}}_{s}^{*}+c.c.$ thresholds at about 4.43 GeV we investigate the possibilities of a sizeable molecular component inside the $\psi (4415)$ in a unitarization scheme. The $\psi (4415)$ is conventionally assigned as the $\psi (4S)$ state in the quark model. We also consider ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014016] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>A unique feature of quantum chromodynamics (QCD), the theory of strong interactions, is the possibility for gluonic degrees of freedom to participate in the construction of physical hadrons, which are color singlets, in an analogous manner to valence quarks. Hadrons with no valence quarks are called...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014017] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>With the QCD sum rules approach, we study the newly discovered doubly heavy baryon ${\mathrm{\Xi}}_{cc}^{++}$. We analytically calculate the next-to-leading-order (NLO) contribution to the perturbative part of the ${J}^{P}={\frac{1}{2}}^{+}$ baryon current with two identical heavy quarks, and then reanalyze the mass of ${\mathrm{\Xi}}_{cc}^{++}$ at the NLO leve...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014018] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>The dynamics of the ${J}^{\mathrm{PC}}={0}^{-+}$, ${0}^{++}$, and ${2}^{++}$ resonance contributions to the decay $J/\psi \to \gamma X({J}^{\mathrm{PC}})\to \gamma \varphi \varphi $ is analysed using the data obtained by BESIII collaboration. The effective coupling constants parameterising invariant amplitudes of the transitions $J/\psi \to \gamma X({J}^{\mathrm{PC}})$ and $X({J}^{\mathrm{PC}})\to \varphi \varphi $ and masses of $X({J}^{\mathrm{PC}})$ resonance...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014019] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>We simulate $SU(2)$ lattice gauge theory in four dimensions using dynamical reduced staggered fermions. The latter lead to two rather than four Dirac fermions in the continuum limit. We review the derivation and properties of reduced staggered fermions and show that in the case of fields in the fundam...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014505] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>We consider the four point connected correlator representing a static quark-antiquark pair separated by a spatial distance $R$, propagating for a Euclidean time $T$. This function is computed by lattice Monte Carlo in SU(2) pure gauge theory at lattice couplings $\beta =2.2$ and $\beta =2.5$ in both Coulomb and Landa...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014506] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>Using ${N}_{f}=2+1+1$ lattice QCD, we determine the fermionic connected contributions to the first and second moments of the pion parton distribution function. Based on gauge configurations from the European Twisted Mass Collaboration, chiral and continuum extrapolations are performed using pion masses in ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014508] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>Visible signals from the decays of light long-lived hidden sector particles have been extensively searched for at beam dump, fixed-target, and collider experiments. If such hidden sectors couple to the standard model through mediators heavier than $\sim 10\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{GeV}$, their production at low-energy accelerator...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015021] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>This paper extends the formalism for quantizing field theories via a microcanonical quantum field theory and Hamilton’s principle to classical evolution equations. These are based on the well-known correspondence under a Wick rotation between quantum field theories and 4D statistical mechanical theo...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 016012] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>In the asymptotic limit ${Q}^{2}\gg {m}^{2}$, the heavy quark form factors exhibit Sudakov behavior. We study the corresponding renormalization group equations of the heavy quark form factors which do not only govern the structure of infrared divergences but also control the high energy logarithms. This enables us...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 016013] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>We compute the tidal deformabilities for neutron star merger for equations of state with a strong first order phase transition producing a new separate branch in the mass-radius diagram. A case is found where all three possible pairs of combinations between these two neutron star branches are presen...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023009] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>Gravitationally bound hierarchies containing three or more components are very common in our Universe. In this paper we study the *periodic* gravitational wave (GW) form, its polarizations, the response function, the Fourier transform, and the energy loss rate of a triple system through three differen...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023010] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>Astrophysics today faces a number of mysteries which define their resolutions in spite of drastic improvements in instrumental design, better techniques being developed, and gradual improvements in theoretical and computation methods over last decades. The primordial lithium puzzle is known to stay ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023517] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>We perform an analysis of the cosmic reionization in the standard cold dark matter (CDM) paradigm and in alternative dark matter scenarios. Building upon the work of Corasaniti *et al.*, we predict the reionization history for CDM, for warm dark matter, late-forming dark matter and ultralight axion da...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023518] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>We investigate the dynamics of $f(R)$ gravity in Jordan and Einstein frames. First, we perform a phase-space singularities analysis in both frames. We show that, typically, anisotropic singularities are absent in the Einstein frame, whereas they may appear in the Jordan frame. We conciliate this appar...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024020] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>We compute the classical effective action of color charges moving along worldlines by integrating out the Yang-Mills gauge field to next-to-leading order in the coupling. An adapted version of the Bern-Carrasco-Johansson (BCJ) double-copy construction known from quantum scattering amplitudes is then...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024021] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>In this paper, we address the problem of chronology protection in the context of modified Kerr-Newman solutions and seek to determine the existence of natural protection mechanisms that ensure the protection of chronology. We choose, for the above problem, the causality violation due to the existenc...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024023] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>We find solutions of the Dirac equation in curved spacetime. In particular, we consider $1+1$ dimensional sections of several exotic metrics: the Alcubierre metric, which describes a scenario that allows faster-than-light velocity; the Gödel metric, which describes a universe containing closed timelik...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 025008] Published Mon Jan 14, 2019

]]>The transition form factors of the radiative decays of the heavy tensor mesons to heavy pseudoscalar and heavy vector mesons are calculated in the framework of the light-cone QCD sum rules method at the point ${Q}^{2}=0$. Using the obtained values of the transition form factors at the point ${Q}^{2}=0$, the corre...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015020] Published Fri Jan 11, 2019

]]>The next generation of solar neutrino detectors will provide a precision measure of the ${}^{8}\mathrm{B}$ electron-neutrino spectrum in the energy range from 1–15 MeV. Although the neutrino spectrum emitted by ${}^{8}\mathrm{B}$ $\beta $-decay reactions in the Sun’s core is identical to the neutrino spectrum measured in the laboratory, ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023008] Published Fri Jan 11, 2019

]]>Proca stars, *aka* vector boson stars, are self-gravitating Bose-Einstein condensates obtained as numerical stationary solutions of the Einstein-(complex)-Proca system. These solitonic objects can achieve a compactness comparable to that of black holes, thus yielding an example of a black hole mimicke...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024017] Published Fri Jan 11, 2019

]]>The strong decays of the $P$-wave singly bottom heavy baryons belonging to ${\mathbf{6}}_{F}$ are investigated with a constituent quark model in the $j\text{\u2212}j$ coupling scheme. The results show that the newly observed ${\mathrm{\Sigma}}_{b}(6097)$ and ${\mathrm{\Xi}}_{b}(6227)$ states by the LHCb collaboration can be assigned as the $\lambda $-mode $P$-wave bottom baryons ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014011] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>We analyze the low-${Q}^{2}$ behavior of the axial form factor ${G}_{A}({Q}^{2})$, the induced pseudoscalar form factor ${G}_{P}({Q}^{2})$, and the axial nucleon-to-delta transition form factors ${C}_{5}^{A}({Q}^{2})$ and ${C}_{6}^{A}({Q}^{2})$. Building on the results of chiral perturbation theory, we first discuss ${G}_{A}({Q}^{2})$ in a chiral effective-Lagrangian mod...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014012] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>Perturbative expansions for short-distance quantities in QCD are factorially divergent and this deficiency can be turned into a useful tool to investigate nonperturbative corrections. In this work, we use this approach to study the structure of power corrections to parton quasidistributions and pseu...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014013] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>Using a continuum approach to the hadron bound-state problem, we calculate ${\gamma}^{*}\gamma \to \eta ,{\eta}^{\prime}$ transition form factors on the entire domain of spacelike momenta, for comparison with existing experiments and in anticipation of new precision data from next-generation ${e}^{+}{e}^{-}$ colliders. One novel feature is a model ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014014] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>We investigate the thermoelectric effect for baryon rich plasma produced in heavy ion collision experiments. We estimate the associated Seebeck coefficient for the hadronic matter. Using kinetic theory within relaxation time approximation we calculate the Seebeck coefficient of a hadronic medium wit...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014015] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>We revisit the question of hadronic decays of a giga-electron-volt-mass Higgs-like scalar. A number of extensions of the Standard Model predict the Higgs sector with additional light scalars. Currently operating and planned Intensity Frontier experiments will probe for the existence of such particle...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015019] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>Warped braneworld models have the potential to provide a plausible resolution to the gauge hierarchy problem but at the cost of introduction of an additional field, namely the interbrane separation or the radion field. Providing an appropriate stabilization scheme for the radion field has long been ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023515] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>We use Gaussian processes in combination with the Markov chain Monte Carlo method to place constraints on the cosmological parameters of five dark energy models including flat and curved XCDM, flat and curved $\mathrm{\Lambda}\mathrm{CDM}$, and Bianchi type-I spacetime. To do so, we use recently compiled 36 measurements of t...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023516] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>We consider a collision of two dust thin shells with a high center-of-mass (CM) energy including their self-gravity in a Bañados-Teitelboim-Zanelli (BTZ) spacetime. The shells divide the BTZ spacetime into three domains and the domains are matched by the Darmois-Israel junction conditions. We treat ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024016] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>We present results from a study of critical behavior in 3D gravitational collapse with no symmetry assumptions. The source of the gravitational field is a massless scalar field. This is a well-studied case for spherically symmetric gravitational collapse, allowing us to understand the reliability an...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024018] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>The Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will open a rich discovery space in the millihertz gravitational wave band. In addition to the anticipated signals from many millions of binary systems, this band may contain new and previously unimagined sources for which we currently have no models. To...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024019] Published Thu Jan 10, 2019

]]>Using $5.2\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}{\mathrm{fb}}^{-1}$ ${e}^{+}{e}^{-}$ annihilation data samples collected with the BESIII detector, we measure the cross sections of ${e}^{+}{e}^{-}\to {K}_{S}^{0}{K}^{\pm}{\pi}^{\mp}{\pi}^{0}$ and ${K}_{S}^{0}{K}^{\pm}{\pi}^{\mp}\eta $ at center-of-mass energies from 3.90 to 4.60 GeV. In addition, we search for the charmoniumlike resonance $Y(4260)$ decays into ${K}_{S}^{0}{K}^{\pm}{\pi}^{\mp}{\pi}^{0}$ and ${K}_{S}^{0}{K}^{\pm}{\pi}^{\mp}\eta $, and ${Z}_{c}^{\mathrm{...}}$

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 012003] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>MINERvA presents a new analysis of neutrino induced quasielastic-like interactions in a hydrocarbon tracking target. We report a double-differential cross section using the muon transverse and longitudinal momentum. In addition, differential cross sections as a function of the square of the four-mom...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 012004] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>A search for narrow, low-mass, scalar, and pseudoscalar resonances decaying to bottom quark-antiquark pairs is presented. The search is based on events recorded in $\sqrt{s}=13\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{TeV}$ proton-proton collisions with the CMS detector at the LHC, collected in 2016, and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 012005] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We study the electromagnetic Dalitz decay $J/\psi \to {e}^{+}{e}^{-}\eta $ and search for dielectron decays of a dark gauge boson (${\gamma}^{\prime}$) in $J/\psi \to {\gamma}^{\prime}\eta $ with the two $\eta $ decay modes $\eta \to \gamma \gamma $ and $\eta \to {\pi}^{+}{\pi}^{-}{\pi}^{0}$ using $(1310.6\pm 7.0)\times {10}^{6}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}J/\psi $ events collected with the BESIII detector. The branching fraction of $J/\psi \to {e}^{+}{e}^{-}\eta $ is measured to be $(1.43\pm \mathrm{0...}$

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 012006] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>The approach to the ${\eta}^{\prime}\text{\u2212}\eta $ complex employing chirally well-behaved quark-antiquark bound states and incorporating the non-Abelian axial anomaly of QCD through the generalization of the Witten-Veneziano relation is extended to finite temperatures. Employing the chiral condensate has led to a sharp chir...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014007] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We study the strong decays of the newly observed ${\mathrm{\Xi}}_{b}(6227)$ assuming that it is a pure ${\mathrm{\Sigma}}_{b}\overline{K}$ molecular state. Considering four possible spin-parity assingments ${J}^{P}=1/{2}^{\pm}$ and $3/{2}^{\pm}$, the partial decay widths of the ${\mathrm{\Sigma}}_{b}\overline{K}$ molecular state into ${\mathrm{\Lambda}}_{b}\overline{K}$, ${\mathrm{\Xi}}_{b}\pi $, and ${\mathrm{\Xi}}_{b}^{\prime}\pi $ final states through hadronic loops are evaluat...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014008] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We update our eikonal fit and comprehensive asymptotic fits to high-energy data on proton-proton and antiproton-proton scattering for ${\sigma}_{\mathrm{tot}}$, ${\sigma}_{\mathrm{elas}}$, ${\sigma}_{\mathrm{inel}}$, $\rho $, and $B$. The fits include the new TOTEM values of the total proton-proton cross section, $\rho $, and $B$ at $W=\sqrt{s}=13\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{TeV}$, the Telescope Array value of th...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014009] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>In the framework of the quark delocalization color screening model, both the hidden-charm and hidden-bottom pentaquark resonances are studied in the hadron-hadron scattering process. A few narrow pentaquark resonances with a hidden-charm above 4.2 GeV and some narrow pentaquark resonances with a hid...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014010] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We investigate and compare two simple models of dark matter (DM): a vector and a scalar DM model. Both models require the presence of two physical Higgs bosons ${h}_{1}$ and ${h}_{2}$ which come from mixed components of the standard Higgs doublet $H$ and a complex singlet $S$. In the vector model, the extra $U(1)$ symm...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015017] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>The simplest extension of the standard model consists in adding one singlet scalar field which mixes with the Higgs boson. $\mathcal{O}(\mathrm{GeV})$ masses of the new scalar carry strong motivation from relaxion, dark matter and inflation models. The decay of a GeV scalar is, however, notoriously difficult to address ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015018] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We explore vortex solutions for a class of dual $SU(N)$ Yang-Mills models with ${N}^{2}-1$ Higgs fields in the adjoint representation. Initially, we show that there is a collective behavior that can be expressed in terms of a small $N$-independent number of field profiles. Then, we find a region in parameter s...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 016011] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

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]]>The state of a static spherically symmetric relativistic axionically active multicomponent plasma in the gravitational, magnetic, and electric fields of an axionic dyon is studied in the framework of the Einstein-Maxwell-Fermi-Dirac-axion theory. We assume that the equations of axion electrodynamics...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023006] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We prove three obstruction results on the existence of equations of state in clusters of stellar systems fulfilling mass-radius relations and some additional bound (on the mass, on the radius or a causal bound). The theorems are proved in great generality. We start with a motivating example of TOV s...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023007] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We investigate the properties of a Bose gas with a conserved charge as a dark matter candidate, taking into account the restrictions imposed by relic abundance, direct and indirect detection limits, big-bang nucleosynthesis and large scale structure formation constraints. We consider both the WIMP-l...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023514] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We investigate the thermodynamical properties of the rotating Bardeen black holes characterized by mass $m$, the spin parameter $a$, and the magnetic charge $g$. We calculate exact expressions of the Hawking temperature, mass, entropy, and heat capacity. The black hole mass is minimum at radius ${r}_{+}^{E}$, where...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024015] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>A sort of planar tensor network with tensor constraints is investigated as a model for holography. We study the greedy algorithm generated by tensor constraints and propose the notion of critical protection ($CP$) against the action of greedy algorithm. For given tensor constraints, a $CP$ tensor chain ...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 026008] Published Wed Jan 09, 2019

]]>We investigate the finite size effect on pseudoscalar meson masses and decay constants using a subset of the “PACS10” configurations which are generated keeping the space-time volumes over $(10\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\text{\hspace{0.17em}}\mathrm{fm}{)}^{4}$ in $2+1$ flavor QCD at the physical point. We have tried two kinds of analyses, fixing $\kappa $ values or meas...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 014504] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>We propose using neural networks to detect data departures from a given reference model, with no prior bias on the nature of the new physics responsible for the discrepancy. The virtues of neural networks as unbiased function approximants make them particularly suited for this task. An algorithm tha...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015014] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>The $4.8\sigma $ anomaly in MiniBooNE data cannot be reconciled with $\mathrm{MINOS}+$ and IceCube data within the vanilla framework of neutrino oscillations involving an eV-mass sterile neutrino. We show that an apparently consistent picture can be drawn if charged-current and neutral-current nonstandard neutrino int...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 015016] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>In this paper, we investigate the factorization hypothesis step by step for the exclusive process $B\to \rho $ at next-to-leading order (NLO), and then we extend our results to the ${k}_{T}$ factorization frame. We show that the soft divergence from the specific NLO diagrams will cancel each other at the quark leve...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 016007] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>Manifestations of strong and electromagnetic axial anomalies in two-photon decays of $\eta $ and ${\eta}^{\prime}$ mesons are studied. Applying a dispersive approach to axial anomaly in the singlet current, we obtain an anomaly sum rule containing strong and electromagnetic anomaly contributions. The relevant low-energy...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 016008] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>We present a computational analysis of the long-range interactions of solitary waves in higher-order field theories. Our vehicle of choice is the ${\phi}^{8}$ field theory, although we explore similar issues in example ${\phi}^{10}$ and ${\phi}^{12}$ models. In particular, we discuss the fundamental differences between the latte...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 016010] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>Ongoing and upcoming cosmological surveys will significantly improve our ability to probe the equation of state of dark energy, ${w}_{\mathrm{DE}}$, and the phenomenology of large scale structure. They will allow us to constrain deviations from the $\mathrm{\Lambda}$ cold dark matter predictions for the relations between the matter...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023512] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>We study the observational signatures of a two-form field in inflationary cosmology. In our setup a two-form field is kinetically coupled to a spectator scalar field and generates sizable gravitational waves and smaller curvature perturbation. We find that the sourced gravitational waves have a dist...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 023513] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>Current gravitational-wave observations made by Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo use theoretical models that predict the signals generated by the coalescence of compact binaries. Detections to date have been in regions of the parameter space where systematic modeling biases have been shown to be sma...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024010] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

]]>It is a well-known result that the effect of vacuum polarization in gravitational fields will lead to a nonminimal coupling between gravity and electromagnetism. We investigate this phenomenon further by considering the description of static magnetic field around a Schwarzschild black hole. It is fo...

[Phys. Rev. D 99, 024011] Published Tue Jan 08, 2019

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