'Journal Articles'

Frank Kasper Phases of Squishable Spheres and Optimal Cell Models

1.Selective assemblies of giant tetrahedra via precisely controlled interactions. Authors: M. Huang, C.H. Hsu, J. Wang, S. Mei, X. Dong, Y. Li, M. Li, H. Liu, W. Zhang, T. Aida, W.B. Zhang, K. Yue and S. Z. D. Cheng. Science 348, 424(2015) 2.Sphericity and symmetry breaking in the formation of Frank-Kasper phases from one component […]

Getting a grip on quantum criticality in metals

1.Ising nematic quantum critical point in a metal: a Monte Carlo study. Authors:Yoni Schattner, Samuel Lederer, Steven A. Kivelson, Erez Berg. arXiv:1511.03282 2.The nature of effective interaction in cuprate superconductors: a sign-problem-free quantum Monte-Carlo study. Authors: Zi-Xiang Li, Fa Wang, Hong Yao, Dung-Hai Lee. arXiv:1512.04541 3.Competing Orders in a Nearly Antiferromagnetic Metal. Authors: Yoni Schattner, […]

Measuring Entanglement by Swapping Quantum Twins

Measuring entanglement entropy through the interference of quantum many-body twins. Authors: Rajibul Islam, Ruichao Ma, Philipp M. Preiss, M. Eric Tai, Alexander Lukin, Matthew Rispoli, Markus Greiner. arXiv:1509.01160 Recommended with a commentary by Ashvin Vishwanath, UC Berkeley. |View Commentary| JCCM_JANUARY_2016_03

Spontaneous emergence of autocatalytic information-coding polymers

Spontaneous emergence of autocatalytic information-coding polymers. Authors: Alexei V. Tkachenko and Sergei Maslov. J. Chem. Phys. 143,045102(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Alexander Grosberg, NYU. |View Commentary| JCCM_December_2015_01

Experimental Studies of Many-Body Localization in Quasi-Random Optical Lattices

1. Observation of many-body localization of interacting fermions in a quasi-random optical lattice. Authors: M. Schreiber, S. S. Hodgman, P. Bordia, Henrik P. Lüschen, M. H. Fischer, R. Vosk, E. Altman, U. Schneider and I. Bloch. Science 349,842(2015) 2. Coupling Identical 1D Many-Body Localized Systems. Authors: P. Bordia, H. P. Luschen, S. S. Hodgman, M. […]

PARADIGM LOST – Where the Missing Entropy Goes in Spin Ice

Absence of Pauling’s Residual Entropy in Thermally Equilibrated Dy2Ti2O7. Authors: D. Pomeransky, L.R. Yaraskavitch, S. Meng, K.A. Ross, H.M.L. Noad, H.A. Dabkowska, B.D. Gaulin, and J.B. Kycia. Nature Physics, 9,353(2013) Recommended with a commentary by A. P. Ramirez and B. S. Shastry, University of California, Santa Cruz. |View Commentary| JCCM_December_2015_03

Inserting defects into graphene: response by curvature and strain

Bending Rules in Graphene Kirigami. Authors: B.F. Grosso and E.J. Mele. Phys. Rev. Lett. 115,195501(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Benny Davidovitch, Physics Department, UMass Amherst.. |View Commentary| JCCM_November_2015_01

Even-denominator fractional quantum Hall physics in ZnO

Even-denominator fractional quantum Hall physics in ZnO. Authors: J. Falson, D. Maryenko, B. Friess, D. Zhang, Y. Kozuka, A. Tsukuzaki, J. H. Smet, and M. Kawasaki. Nature Physics 11,347(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Bertrand I. Halperin, Harvard University. |View Commentary| JCCM_November_2015_02

Colored Noise Models of Active Particles

1. Multidimensional stationary probability distribution for interacting active particles. Authors: C. Maggi, U.M.B. Marconi, N. Gnan, and R. Di Leonardo. Scientific Reports, 5,10742(2015) 2. Effective interactions in active Brownian suspensions. Authors: T.F.F. Farage, P. Krinninger, and J.M. Brader, Physical Review E 91,042310(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Mike Cates, University of Cambridge, and Cesare Nardini, […]

Quantum Hydrodynamic Transport in Graphene

1.Transport in inhomogeneous quantum critical fluids and in the Dirac fluid in graphene. Authors: Andrew Lucas, Jesse Crossno, Kin Chung Fong, Philip Kim, Subir Sachdev. arXiv:1510.01738 2.Observation of the Dirac fluid and the breakdown of the Wiedemann-Franz law in graphene. Authors: Jesse Crossno, Jing K. Shi, Ke Wang, Xiaomeng Liu, Achim Harzheim, Andrew Lucas, Subir […]

Loops of Dirac points in three dimensions

Line of Dirac nodes in hyperhoneycomb lattices. Authors:Kieran Mullen, Bruno Uchoa and Daniel T. Glatzhofer. Phys. Rev. Lett. 115,026403(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Rahul Nandkishore, CU Boulder. |View Commentary| JCCM_October_2015_03

Composite fermions meet Dirac

1.Is the composite fermion a Dirac particle? Authors:Dam Thanh Son. arXiv:1502.03446(2015) 2.Dual Dirac liquid on the surface of the electron topological insulator. Authors:Chong Wang and T. Senthil. arXiv:1505.05141(2015) 3.Particle-vortex duality of 2D Dirac fermion from electric-magnetic duality of 3D topological insulators. Authors:Max A. Metlitski and Ashvin Vishwanath. arXiv:1505.05142(2015) 4.Half-filled Landau level, topological insulator surfaces, and […]

Increasing Redundancy Exponentially Reduces Error Rates during Algorithmic Self-Assembly

Increasing Redundancy Exponentially Reduces Error Rates during Algorithmic Self-Assembly. Authors:Rebecca Schulman, Christina Wright, and Erik Winfree. ACS Nano 9,5760(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Randall D.Kamien, University of Pennsylvania. |View Commentary| JCCM_September_2015_02

The “Levelized” cost of electricity and perovskite photovoltaics

1.High-efficiency solution-processed perovskite solar cells with millimeter-scale grains. Authors:Wanyi Nie, Hsinhan Tsai, Reza Asadpour, Jean-Christophe Blancon, Amanda J. Neukirch, Gautam Gupta, Jared J.Crochet, Manish Chhowalla, Sergei Tretiak, Muhammad A.Alam, Hsing-Lin Wang, Aditya D.Mohite1. Science 347,522(2015) 2.Low trap-state density and long carrier diffusion in organolead trihalide perovskite single crystals. Authors:Dong Shi, Valerio Adinolfi, Riccardo Comin, Mingjian […]

Tipping the Weyl cone

1.Quantum transport in Dirac materials: Signatures of tilted and anisotropic Dirac and Weyl cones. Authors:M. Trescher, B. Sbierski, P.W. Brouwer, and E.J. Bergholtz. Phys.Rev.B 91,115135(2015) 2.A new type of Weyl semimetals. Authors:A A. Soluyanov, D. Gresch, Z. Wang, Q. Wu, M. Troyer, Z. Dai, and B.A. Bernevig. arXiv:1507.01603(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Carlo Beenakker, […]

Synthetic physics at the edge

Observation of chiral edge states with neutral fermions in synthetic Hall ribbons. Authors:M. Mancini, G. Pagano, G. Cappellini, L. Livi, M. Rider, J. Catani, C. Sias, P. Zoller, M. Inguscio, M. Dalmonte and L. Fallani. arXiv:1502.02495(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Thierry Giamarchi, DQMP, University of Geneva. |View Commentary| JCCM_August_2015_02

Binding of realistically-shaped peptides to membrane curvature

Anisotropic membrane curvature sensing by antibacterial peptides. Authors:Jordi Gómez-Llobregat, Federico Elías-Wolff, Martin Lindén arXiv:1412.2371(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Peter Olmsted, Georgetown University. |View Commentary| JCCM_August_2015_03

Quantum Surface Acoustics

1.Propagating phonons coupled to an artificial atom. Authors:Martin V. Gustafsson, Thomas Aref, Anton Frisk Kockum, Maria K. Ekström, Göran Johansson, and Per Delsing. Science 346,207(2014) 2.Surface acoustic wave devices on bulk ZnO crystals at low temperature. Authors:E. B. Magnusson, B. H. Williams, R. Manenti, M.-S. Nam, A. Nersisyan, M. J. Peterer, A. Ardavan, and P. […]

Nonequilibrium Casimir forces: non-local, non-pairwise-additive, and not even extensive

Fluctuation-Induced Forces in Nonequilibrium Diffusive Dynamics. Authors:A. Aminov, Y. Kafri, and M. Kardar Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 230602(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Ramin Golestanian, Oxford University. |View Commentary| JCCM_JULY_2015_02

Experimental advances in the quantum anomalous Hall effect

1.Precise quantization of anomalous Hall effect near zero magnetic field. Authors: A. J. Bestwick, E. J. Fox, Xufeng Fu, Lei Pan, Kang L. Wang, and D. Goldhaber-Gordon. Phys.Rev.Lett. 114,187201(2015) 2.High-precision realization of robust quantum anomalous Hall state in a hard ferromagnetic topological insulator. Authors:Cui-Zu Chang, Weiwei Zhao, Duk Y.Kim, Haijun Zhang, Badih A. Assaf, Don […]