'Journal Articles'

On the granular stress-geometry equation

On the granular stress-geometry equation Authors: Eric DeGiuli and Christian Schoof Europhysics Letters 105, 28001 (2014) Recommended with a commentary by Sumantra Sarkar and Bulbul Chakraborty , Brandeis University |View Commentary| JCCM_SEPTEMBER_2014_01

Topological features and gauge fields in graphene superlattices

Detecting Topological Currents in Graphene Superlattices Authors: R. V. Gorbachev, J. C. W. Song, G. L. Yu, A. V. Kretinin, F. Withers, Y. Cao, A. Mishchenko, I. V. Grigorieva, K. S. Novoselov, L. S. Levitov, and A. K. Geim arXiv: 1409.0113 Recommended with a commentary by Francisco Guinea, CSIC |View Commentary| JCCM_SEPTEMBER_2014_02

On Non-Fermi liquid phases due to Goldstone boson exchange

Criterion for stability of Goldstone Modes and Fermi Liquid behavior in a metal with broken symmetry Authors: Haruki Watanabe and Ashvin Vishwanath arXiv: 1404.3728 Recommended with a commentary by Jörg Schmalian,Karlsruhe Institute of Technology |View Commentary| JCCM_SEPTEMBER_2014_03

Unexpected richness in the high-field physics of graphite

Two phase transitions induced by a magnetic field in graphite Authors: Benoît Fauqué, David LeBoeuf, Baptiste Vignolle, Marc Nardone, Cyril Proust, Kamran Behnia arXiv: 1303.4074, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 266601 (2013) Recommended with a commentary by Jason Alicea, Caltech |View Commentary| JCCM_AUGUST_2014_01

Flow of transport coefficients in a film that shows the quantum anomalous Hall effect

Trajectory of Anomalous Hall Effect toward the Quantized State in a Ferromagnetic Topological Insulator Authors: J. G. Checkelsky, B. Yoshimi, K. S. Takahashi, Y. Kozuka, J. Falson, M. Kawasaki, and Y. Tokura arXiv: 1406.7450 Recommended with a commentary by Bertrand I. Halperin, Harvard University |View Commentary| JCCM_AUGUST_2014_02

How the Active Liquid Crystal Got Its Cusps

Lyotropic Active Nematics Authors: Matthew L. Blow, Sumesh P. Thampi, and Julia M. Yeomans arXiv:1407.7493 Recommended with a commentary by Jonathan V. Selinger, , Kent State University |View Commentary| JCCM_AUGUST_2014_03

Non-Fermi Liquid Phases and Intertwined Orders in Semimetals with Quadratic Band-Touching

1) Non-Fermi liquid and topological states with strong spin-orbit coupling Authors: E-G. Moon, C. Xu, Y. B. Kim, and L. Balents Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 206401 (2013) 2) Superconductivity on the brink of spin-charge order in doped honeycomb bilayer Authors: O. Vafek, J. M. Murry, and V. Cvetkovic Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 147002 (2014) 3) […]

Confined Active Matter

1) Aggregation and Segregation of Confined Active Particles Authors: Xingbo Yang, M. Lisa Manning, M. Cristina Marchetti arXiv:1403.0697, Soft Matter (2014) 2) Dynamics of Self-Propelled Particles Under Strong Confinement Authors: Yaouen Fily, Aparna Baskaran, Michael F. Hagan arXiv:1402.5583, Soft Matter, 10, 5609-5617 (2014) Recommended with a commentary by Charles Reichhardt and Cynthia Reichhardt, Los Alamos […]

High Magnetic Fields Reveal Evidence for a Quantum Critical Point in Iron Pnictides

Transport near a quantum critical point in BaFe2(As1-xPx)2 Authors: James G. Analytis, H-H. Kuo, Ross D. McDonald, Mark Wartenbe, P.M.C. Rourke, N. E. Hussey, and I. R. Fisher Nature Physics 10, 194–197 (2014) Recommended with a commentary by Qimiao Si, Rice University. |View Commentary| JCCM_JULY_2014_03

Glasses, Jamming and Fractal Energy Landscapes

Fractal free energy landscapes in structural glasses. Authors: P. Charbonneau, J. Kurchan, G. Parisi, P. Urbani and F. Zamponi. Nat. Com. 5, 3725 (2014) Recommended with a commentary by Ariel Amir, Harvard University. |View Commentary| JCCM_JUNE_2014_01

Memory enhancement in colloidal suspensions

Multiple transient memories in experiments on sheared non-Brownian suspensions. Authors: Joseph D. Paulsen, Nathan C. Keim, and Sidney R. Nagel. arxiv:1404.4117v1(2014) Recommended with a commentary by A. Alan Middleton, Syracuse University. |View Commentary| JCCM_JUNE_2014_02

Edge States Spectrum in Bismuth Bilayers measured by STM

One-dimensional Topological Edge States of Bismuth Bilayers. Authors: Ilya K. Drozdov, A. Alexandradinata, Sangjun Jeon, Stevan Nadj-Perge, Huiwen Ji, R. J. Cava, B. A. Bernevig, and Ali Yazdani. arXiv:1404.2598(2014) Recommended with a commentary by L. I. Glazman, Yale University. |View Commentary| JCCM_JUNE_2014_03

Superconducting instabilities of quantum critical metals

Are non-Fermi-liquids stable to Cooper pairing? Authors: Max A. Metlitski, David F. Mross, Subir Sachdev, T. Senthil. arXiv:1403.3694(2014) Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, KITP, UCSB. |View Commentary| JCCM_MAY_2014_01

A metrological era for quantum computing

Logic gates at the surface code threshold: Superconducting qubits poised for fault-tolerant quantum computing. Authors: R. Barends, J. Kelly, A. Megrant, A. Veitia, D. Sank, E. Jeffrey, T. C. White, J. Mutus, A. G. Fowler, B. Campbell, Y. Chen, Z. Chen, B. Chiaro, A. Dunsworth, C. Neill, P. OMalley, P. Roushan, A. Vainsencher, J. Wenner, […]

Passive and active durotaxis

Patterning droplets with durotaxis. Authors: R. W. Style, Y. Che, S. J. Park, B. M. Weon, J. H. Je, C. Hyland, G. K. German, M. P. Power, L. A. Wilen, J. S. Wettlaufer, and E. R. Dufresne. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110, 12541-12544 (2013) Recommended with a commentary by M. Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University. |View […]

A rocky pathway through a valley

The Valley Hall Effect in MoS2 Transistors. Authors: Kin Fai Mak, Kathryn L. McGill, Jiwoong Park, and Paul L. McEuen. arXiv:1403.5039(2014) Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology. |View Commentary| JCCM_APR_2014_01

Deep Understanding Achieved on the 3d Ising Model

Solving the 3d Ising Model with the Conformal Bootstrap II. c-Minimization and Precise Critical Exponents. Authors: Sheer El-Showk, Miguel F. Paulos, David Poland, Slava Rychkov, David Simmons-Duffin, Alessandro Vichi. arXiv:1403.4545(2014) Recommended with a commentary by Leo P. Kadanoff, University of Chicago and The Perimeter Institute. |View Commentary| JCCM_APR_2014_02

Discontinuous Shear Thickening in Dense non-Brownian Suspensions

1.Microscopic Mechanism for Shear Thickening of Non-Brownian Suspensions. Authors: N Fernandez, R Mani, D Rinaldi, D Kadau, M Mosquet, H Lombois-Burger, J Cayer-Barrioz, H J. Herrmann, ND Spencer, and L Isa. Physical Review Lett 111, 108301(2013) 2.Discontinuous Shear Thickening of Frictional Hard-Sphere Suspensions. Authors:R Seto, R Mari, JF Morriss, and MM Denn. Physical Review Lett […]

Flipping and Bound Microswimmers

1.Dispersion of self-propelled rods undergoing fluctuation-driven flips. Authors: Daisuke Takagi, Adam B. Braunschweig, Jun Zhang and Michael J. Shelley. Physical Review Lett 110, 038301(2013) 2.Hydrodynamic capture of microswimmers into sphere-bound orbits. Authors:Daisuke Takagi, J. Palacci, Adam B. Braunschweig, Michael J. Shelley and Jun Zhang. Soft Matter 10, 1784-1789(2014) Recommended with a commentary by Arezoo M. […]

The Complexity of the t/J Model

Competing states in the t/J model: uniform d-wave state versus stripe state Authors: P.Corboz, T.M.Rice,and Matthias Troyer. arXiv:1402.2859 Recommended with commentary by Steven Kivelson, Stanford University |View Commentary| JCCM_MAR_2014_02