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• #### On the existence and uniqueness of global solutions for the KdV equation with quasi-periodic initial data ﻿

(2015-06-29)
We consider the KdV equation ∂tu+∂3xu+u∂xu=0 with quasi-periodic initial data whose Fourier coefficients decay exponentially and prove existence and uniqueness, in the class of functions which have an expansion with ...
• #### Chemical tuning of electrical transport in Ti1−xPtxSe2−y ﻿

(2015-01-20)
The structural and transport properties of polycrystalline Ti1−xPtxSe2−y(x≤0.13,y≤0.2) are studied, revealing highly tunable electrical properties, spanning nearly ten orders of magnitude in scaled resistivity. Using x-ray ...
• #### Search for long-lived neutral particles decaying to quark-antiquark pairs in proton-proton collisions at √s=8  TeV ﻿

(2015)
A search is performed for long-lived massive neutral particles decaying to quark-antiquark pairs. The experimental signature is a distinctive topology of a pair of jets, originating at a secondary vertex. Events were ...
• #### Lg attenuation in northeast China using NECESSArray data ﻿

(2015)
The 127 station NorthEast China Extended SeiSmic Array (NECESSArray) provides large quantities of high quality seismic data in northeast China that allow us to resolve lateral variations of Lg Q or crustal attenuation at ...
• #### Measurements of differential and double-differential Drell–Yan cross sections in proton–proton collisions at √s=8 TeV ﻿

(2015)
Measurements of the differential and double-differential Drell–Yan cross sections in the dielectron and dimuon channels are presented. They are based on proton–proton collision data at √s=8TeV recorded with the CMS detector ...
• #### Precise determination of the mass of the Higgs boson and tests of compatibility of its couplings with the standard model predictions using proton collisions at 7 and 8TeV ﻿

(2015)
Properties of the Higgs boson with mass near 125GeV are measured in proton-proton collisions with the CMS experiment at the LHC. Comprehensive sets of production and decay measurements are combined. The decay channels ...
• #### Structure-Dependent Thermal Defunctionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes ﻿

(2015)
Covalent sidewall functionalization of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) is an important tool for tailoring their properties for research purposes and applications. In this study, SWCNT samples were first functionalized ...
• #### Deformation of Indian Ocean lithosphere: Evidence for a highly nonlinear rheological law ﻿

(2015)
The width of diffuse oceanic plate boundaries is determined by the rheology of oceanic lithosphere. Here we apply thin viscous sheet models, which have been successfully applied to deformation in several continental deforming ...
• #### Effects of cohesion on the structural and mechanical evolution of fold and thrust belts and contractional wedges: Discrete element simulations ﻿

(2015)
Particle-based numerical simulations of cohesive contractional wedges can yield important perspectives on the formation and evolution of fold and thrust belts, offering particular insights into the mechanical evolution of ...
• #### Operating principles of Notch–Delta–Jagged module of cell–cell communication ﻿

(2015)
Notch pathway is an evolutionarily conserved cell–cell communication mechanism governing cell-fate during development and tumor progression. It is activated when Notch receptor of one cell binds to either of its ligand—Delta ...
• #### Progressive shoaling of the equatorial Pacific thermocline over the last eight glacial periods ﻿

(2015)
The depth of equatorial Pacific thermocline is diagnostic of the main modes of tropical climates. Past estimates of Pacific thermocline dynamics have been reconstructed either for the Last Glacial Maximum or on longer ...
• #### Search for stealth supersymmetry in events with jets, either photons or leptons, and low missing transverse momentum in pp collisions at 8 TeV ﻿

(2015)
The results of a search for new physics in final states with jets, either photons or leptons, and low missing transverse momentum are reported. The study is based on a sample of proton–proton collisions collected at a ...
• #### Measurement of the pp→ZZ production cross section and constraints on anomalous triple gauge couplings in four-lepton final states at √s=8 TeV ﻿

(2015)
A measurement of the inclusive ZZ production cross section and constraints on anomalous triple gauge couplings in proton–proton collisions at √s=8 TeV are presented. The analysis is based on a data sample, corresponding ...
• #### Search for Displaced Supersymmetry in Events with an Electron and a Muon with Large Impact Parameters ﻿

(2015)
A search for new long-lived particles decaying to leptons is presented using proton-proton collisions produced by the LHC at √s=8  TeV. Data used for the analysis were collected by the CMS detector and correspond to an ...
• #### Study of Vector Boson Scattering and Search for New Physics in Events with Two Same-Sign Leptons and Two Jets ﻿

(2015)
A study of vector boson scattering in pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV is presented. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 19.4  fb−1 collected with the CMS detector. Candidate events ...
• #### Search for resonances and quantum black holes using dijet mass spectra in proton-proton collisions at √s=8  TeV ﻿

(2015)
A search for resonances and quantum black holes is performed using the dijet mass spectra measured in proton-proton collisions at √s=8  TeV with the CMS detector at the LHC. The data set corresponds to an integrated ...
• #### Search for long-lived particles that decay into final states containing two electrons or two muons in proton-proton collisions at √s=8  TeV ﻿

(2015)
A search is performed for long-lived particles that decay into final states that include a pair of electrons or a pair of muons. The experimental signature is a distinctive topology consisting of a pair of charged leptons ...
• #### Measurements of jet multiplicity and differential production cross sections of Z+jets events in proton-proton collisions at √s=7  TeV ﻿

(2015)
Measurements of differential cross sections are presented for the production of a Z boson and at least one hadronic jet in proton-proton collisions at √s=7  TeV, recorded by the CMS detector, using a data sample corresponding ...
• #### Search for Monotop Signatures in Proton-Proton Collisions at √s=8  TeV ﻿

(2015)
Results are presented from a search for new decaying massive particles whose presence is inferred from an imbalance in transverse momentum and which are produced in association with a single top quark that decays into a ...
• #### DNA under Force: Mechanics, Electrostatics, and Hydration ﻿

(2015)
Quantifying the basic intra- and inter-molecular forces of DNA has helped us to better understand and further predict the behavior of DNA. Single molecule technique elucidates the mechanics of DNA under applied external ...