arXiv Spotlight

A note of interesting papers which have recently appeared on the arXiv.

The list is by no means exhaustive, but does reflect some of Scott's current research interests.

Comments/corrections are welcomed!




List of posts (brief description): 


  • 10 September, 2017   arXiv:1709.01927 A multipole-expanded effective field theory for vortex ring-sound interactions (29 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:55 by Scott Melville
  • 03 September, 2017   arXiv:1708.08253 Gravitational Effective Action at Second Order in Curvature and Gravitatonal Waves (11 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:54 by Scott Melville
  • 27 August, 2017   arXiv:1708.06764 Self-interacting Spin-2 Dark Matter (10 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:53 by Scott Melville
  • 20 August, 2017   arXiv:1708.05716 Massive Spin-2 Scattering and Asymptotic Superluminality (46 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:52 by Scott Melville
  • 13 August, 2017   arXiv:1708.03226 UV physics and the speed of sound during inflation (19 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:51 by Scott Melville
  • 06 August, 2017   arXiv:1708.01709 On the Effective Field Theory for Quasi-Single Field Inflation (12 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:50 by Scott Melville
  • 30 July, 2017   arXiv:1707.06931 Galileon apples and free oranges (13 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:49 by Scott Melville
  • 23 July, 2017   arXiv:1707.05485 Large gauge transformation, Soft theorem, and Infrared divergence in inflationary spacetime (35 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:48 by Scott Melville
  • 16 July, 2017   arXiv:1707.03415 Vacuum Stability in the Early Universe and the Backreaction of Classical Gravity (12 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:47 by Scott Melville
  • 09 July, 2017   arXiv:1707.01739 A Scale-up of Lambda_3 (21 pages)   ...   ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:44 by Scott Melville
  • 02 July, 2017   arXiv:1706.08051 Inflation to Structures: EFT all the way (34 pages)   The EFT of inflation (an EFT for the Goldstone of spontaneously broken time translations) is used to map ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:28 by Scott Melville
  • 25 June, 2017   arXiv:1706.07143 Black Hole Information Revisted (11 pages)   It is argued that the thermal Hawking radiation emitted by a black hole is accompanied by a (highly correlated) soft radiation ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:26 by Scott Melville
  • 18 June, 2017   arXiv:1706.03758 Simplifying the EFT of Inflation: Generalized Disformal Transformations and Redundant Couplings (21 pages)   By performing disformal transformation, which do not affect the late-time cosmological observables, it ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:25 by Scott Melville
  • 11 June, 2017   arXiv:1706.01871 Irreversibility of the renormalization group flow in non-unitary quantum field theory (27 pages)   Assuming PT and Poincare invariance, a positive spectrum, and a local energy-momentum ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:23 by Scott Melville
  • 04 June, 2017   arXiv:1706.00436 Soft Hair as a Soft Wig (20 pages)   A canonical transformation is identified which decouples the soft degrees of freedom in classical gravity and electromagnetism. These soft ...
    Posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:22 by Scott Melville
  • 28 May, 2017   arXiv:1705.07082 Gravity and handedness of photons (6 pages)   By analogy with the chiral anomaly - in which coupling to a background electromagnetic field breaks the left-right handed chiral ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2017, 13:19 by Scott Melville
  • 21 May, 2017   arXiv:1705.04311 Infrared Divergences in QED, Revisited (21 pages)   Vanishing S matrix elements in QED are often attributed to 'IR divergences' which are cancelled by tracing over soft photons ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2017, 13:07 by Scott Melville
  • 14 May, 2017   arXiv:1705.03025 Unifying Relations for Scattering Amplitudes (29 pages)   A set of Lorentz invariant differential operators can be used to transmute tree-level amplitudes into new ones. This technique ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2017, 13:06 by Scott Melville
  • 07 May, 2017   arXiv:1705.00626 Hidden Simplicity of the Gravity Action (18 pages)   By introducing an auxilliary field, it is possible to rewrite the Einstein-Hilbert action as purely cubic vertices. Not ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2017, 13:05 by Scott Melville
  • 30 April, 2017   arXiv:1704.07552 Screening in perturbative approaches to LSS (7 pages)   The linear and quasi-linear regimes of Large Scale Structure formation are sensitive to the onset of any screening ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2017, 13:04 by Scott Melville
  • 23 April, 2017   arXiv:1704.05309 The matter power spectrum in redshift space using effective field theory (69 pages)   By including and resumming one-loop corrections to an EFT for the redshift-space ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2017, 13:03 by Scott Melville
  • 16 April, 2017   arXiv:1704.02980 Classifying Galileon p-form theories (17 pages)   All Abelian p-form theories with gauge invariant equations of motion with at most second derivatives are classified, and the ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2017, 07:00 by Scott Melville
  • 09 April, 2017   arXiv:1703.10812 (RE:1612.05860) Effective loop quantum cosmology as a higher-derivative scalar-tensor theory (21 pages)   A large class of higher derivative scalar field theories which reproduce ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2017, 06:59 by Scott Melville
  • 02 April, 2017   arXiv:1703.09573 Observational constraints on generalized Proca theories (28 pages)   Comparing a Markov-Chain-Monte-Carlo simulation of the de Sitter attractor in generalized Proca theory with a variety ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2017, 06:57 by Scott Melville
  • 26 March, 2017   arXiv:1703.07885 Can scalars have asymptotic symmetries? (34 pages)   For Yukawa-type couplings φ ψ2, between massless scalars φ and other massive particles ψ, an infinite number of ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2017, 06:56 by Scott Melville
  • 19 March, 2017   arXiv:1703.03797 Effective Description of Higher-Order Scalar-Tensor Theories (34 pages)   The EFT of dark energy is extended to include time derivatives of the lapse, which had previously ...
    Posted 22 Mar 2017, 09:21 by Scott Melville
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List of posts (in full):

10 September, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:55 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:55 ]

 
arXiv:1709.01927
A multipole-expanded effective field theory for vortex ring-sound interactions
(29 pages)
 

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03 September, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:54 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:54 ]

 
arXiv:1708.08253
Gravitational Effective Action at Second Order in Curvature and Gravitatonal Waves
(11 pages)
 

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27 August, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:53 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:53 ]

 
arXiv:1708.06764
Self-interacting Spin-2 Dark Matter
(10 pages)
 

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20 August, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:52 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:52 ]

 
arXiv:1708.05716
Massive Spin-2 Scattering and Asymptotic Superluminality
(46 pages)
 

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13 August, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:51 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:51 ]

 
arXiv:1708.03226
UV physics and the speed of sound during inflation
(19 pages)
 

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06 August, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:50 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:50 ]

 
arXiv:1708.01709
On the Effective Field Theory for Quasi-Single Field Inflation
(12 pages)
 

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30 July, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:49 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:49 ]

 
arXiv:1707.06931
Galileon apples and free oranges
(13 pages)
 

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23 July, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:48 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:48 ]

 
arXiv:1707.05485
Large gauge transformation, Soft theorem, and Infrared divergence in inflationary spacetime
(35 pages)
 

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16 July, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:47 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:47 ]

 
arXiv:1707.03415
Vacuum Stability in the Early Universe and the Backreaction of Classical Gravity
(12 pages)
 

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09 July, 2017

posted 14 Sep 2017, 07:43 by Scott Melville   [ updated 14 Sep 2017, 07:44 ]

 
arXiv:1707.01739
A Scale-up of Lambda_3
(21 pages)
 

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