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  • Sur, Sourav; Das, Saurya (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015-12-15)
    We investigate models of dark energy with purely kinetic multiple k- essence sources that allow for the crossing of the phantom divide line, without violating the conditions of stability. It is known that with more than ...
  • Bhaduri, Rajat K.; Tran, Muoi N.; Das, Saurya (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsMcMaster UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016-01-25)
    It has been suggested recently that the microcanonical entropy of a system may be accurately reproduced by including a logarithmic correction to the canonical entropy. In this paper we test this claim both analytically ...
  • Das, Saurya; Vagenas, Elias C. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeAcademy of Athens, 2016-01-18)
    Various theories of Quantum Gravity argue that near the Planck scale, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle should be replaced by the so called Generalized Uncertainty Principle (GUP).We show that the GUP gives rise to ...
  • Kohler, M.; Habart, E.; Arab, H.; Bernard-Salas, J.; Ayasso, H.; Abergel, A.; Zavagno, A.; Polehampton, E.; van der Wiel, M.H.D.; Naylor, David A.; Makiwa, Gibion; Dassas, K.; Joblin, C.; Pilleri, P.; Berne, O.; Fuente, A.; Gerin, M.; Goicoechea, J.R.; Teyssier, D. (Springer-Verlag, 2014)
    Context. The determination of the physical conditions in molecular clouds is a key step towards our understanding of their formation and evolution of associated star formation. We investigate the density, temperature, and ...
  • Das, Saurya; Mann, R. B. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Waterloo, 2016-01-19)
    Almost all theories of Quantum Gravity predict modifications of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle near the Planck scale to a so-called Generalized Uncertainty Principle (GUP). Recently it was shown that the GUP gives ...
  • Das, Saurya; Shankaranarayanan, S.; Sur, Sourav (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeMax-Planck-Institut für Gravitationphysik, 2015-12-22)
    We re-examine the idea that the origin of black-hole entropy may lie in the entanglement of quantum fields between inside and outside of the horizon. Motivated by the observation that certain modes of gravitational ...
  • Ali, Ahmed Farag; Das, Saurya; Vagenas, Elias C. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeAcademy of Athens, 2015-12-22)
    Attempts to formulate a quantum theory of gravitation are collectively known as quantum gravity. Various approaches to quantum gravity such as string theory and loop quantum gravity, as well as black hole physics and ...
  • Das, Saurya; Vagenas, Elias C. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeAcademy of Athens, 2015-12-22)
    We argue that a quantum aether is consistent with the principle of relativity and can provide an economical way of having an invariant quantum gravity or Planck scale. We also show that it may change the effective scale ...
  • Basilakos, Spyros; Das, Saurya; Vagenas, Elias C. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyAcademy of AthensUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016-01-19)
    We investigate the effects of Quantum Gravity on the Planck era of the universe. In particular, using different versions of the Generalized Uncertainty Principle and under specific conditions we find that the main Planck ...
  • Das, Saurya (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015-12-22)
    We compute quantum corrections to the Raychaudhuri equation by replacing classical geodesics with quantal (Bohmian) trajectories, and show that they prevent focusing of geodesics, and the formation of conjugate points. ...
  • Das, Saurya; Dey, Anindya; SenGupta, Soumitra (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeHarish-Chandra Research InstituteIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science, 2016-01-27)
    We show that when the antisymmetric Kalb-Ramond field is included in the Randall-Sundrum scenario, although the hierarchy problem can be solved, it requires an extreme fine tuning of the Kalb-Ramond field (about 1 part ...
  • Das, Saurya; Dey, Anindya; SenGupta, Soumitra (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeHarish-Chandra Research InstituteIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science, 2015-12-16)
    We re-examine the fine tuning problem of the Higgs mass, when an antisymmetric two form Kalb-Ramond (KR) field is present in the bulk of a Randall-Sundrum (RS) braneworld. Taking into account the back-reaction of the KR ...
  • Alberto, Pedro; Das, Saurya; Vagenas, Elias C. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and AstronomyUniversidade de CoimbraUniversity of LethbridgeAcademy of Athens, 2015-12-15)
    We generalize the work of Alberto, Fiolhais and Gil and solve the problem of a Dirac particle confined in a 3-dimensional box. The non-relativistic and ultra-relativistic limits are considered and it is shown that the ...
  • Das, Saurya; Vagenas, Elias C. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeAcademy of Athens, 2015-12-15)
    We address the three points raised by the authors of the above Comment (ref.[1]).
  • Das, Saurya; Mukhopadhyay, Himan; Ramadevi, P. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeIndian Institute of Technology, 2015-12-16)
    The reduced phase space formalism for quantising black holes has recently been extended to find the area and angular momentum spectra of four dimensional Kerr black holes. We extend this further to rotating black holes ...
  • Das, Saurya; Dey, Anindya; SenGupta, Soumitra (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Texas at AustinIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science, 2015-12-15)
    We generalise the RS braneworld model by taking into account a general stringy bulk containing the scalar dilaton field and the two-form Kalb-Ramond field, apart from gravity. Assuming small fluctuations around a RS ...
  • Greve, T. R.; Leonidaki, I.; Xilouris, E.M.; Weiss, A.; Zhang, Z.-Y.; van der Werf, P.; Aalto, S.; Armus, L.; Diaz-Santos, T.; Evans, A.S.; Fischer, J.; Gao, Y.; Gonzalez-Alfonso, E.; Harris, A.; Henkel, C.; Mekjerink, R.; Naylor, David A; Smith, H.A.; Spaans, M.; Stacey, G.J.; Veilleux, S.; Walter, F. (American Astronomical Society, 2014)
    We present FIR[50-300 um]-CO luminosity relations (i.e., log Lfir = a log L’co + B) for the full CO rotational ladder from J = 1 – 0 up to J = 13 -12 for a sample of 62 local (z <= 0.1) (Ultra) Luminous Infrared Galaxies ...
  • Das, Saurya; Vagenas, Elias C. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeAcademy of Athens, 2015-12-22)
    We show that the existence of a minimum measurable length and the related Generalized Uncertainty Principle (GUP), predicted by theories of Quantum Gravity, influence all quantum Hamiltonians. Thus, they predict quantum ...
  • Das, Saurya; Shankaranarayanan, S. (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeMax-Planck-Institut für Gravitationphysik, 2016-01-06)
    Understanding the area-proportionality of black hole entropy (the ‘Area Law’) from an underlying fundamental theory has been one of the goals of all models of quantum gravity. A key question that one asks is: where are ...
  • Das, Saurya; Shankaranarayanan, S.; Sur, Sourav (Arts and ScienceDepartment of PhysicsUniversity of LethbridgeMax-Planck-Institut für Gravitationphysik, 2015-12-15)
    Considering the entanglement between quantum field degrees of freedom inside and outside the horizon as a plausible source of black hole entropy, we address the question: where are the degrees of freedom that give rise ...

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