'Journal Articles'

Physics inside: solving protein structures without crystals

1. The development of cryo-EM into a mainstream structural biology technique. Author: Nogales, E. Nat. Meth. 13, 2427 (2016). DOI: 10.1038/nmeth.3694 2. Single-particle cryo-EM at crystallographic resolution Cheng. Authors: Cheng, Y. Cell 161, 450457 (2015) 3. Cluster imaging with a direct detection CMOS pixel sensor in transmission electron microscopy. Authors: Battaglia, M., Contarato, D., Denes, […]

Nanoscale thermal imaging of dissipation in quantum systems

Nanoscale thermal imaging of dissipation in quantum systems. Authors: D. Halbertal, J. Cuppens, M. Ben Shalom, L. Embon, N. Shadmi, Y. Anahory, H. R. Naren, J. Sarkar, A. Uri, Y. Ronen, Y. Myasoedov, L. S. Levitov, E. Joselevich, A. K. Geim, and E. Zeldov. arXiv: 1609.01487 Recommended with a commentary by Bertrand I. Halperin, Harvard […]

Why Does the Liquid Crystal Rotate?

Continuous Rotation of Achiral Nematic Liquid Crystal Droplets Driven by Heat Flux. Authors: Jordi Ignés-Mullol, Guilhem Poy, and Patrick Oswald. Physical Review Letters 117, 057801 (2016) Recommended with a commentary by Jonathan V. Selinger, Kent State University. |View Commentary| JCCM_September_2016_03

Information capacity of specific interactions

Information capacity of specific interactions. Authors: M. H. Huntley, A. Murugan, and M. P. Brenner. PNAS 113, 58415846 (2016) Recommended with a commentary by Andrea Liu, University of Pennsylvania. |View Commentary| JCCM_August_2016_02

On the character of the superconductor to metal transition in overdoped cuprates

Dependence of the critical temperature in overdoped copper oxides on su- perfluid density. Authors: I. Bozovic, X. He, J. Wu, and A. T. Bollinger. Nature 536, 309 (2016) Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University. |View Commentary| JCCM_August_2016_01

Capacitive probes of broken symmetries in bilayer graphene

Competing valley, spin, and orbital symmetry breaking in bilayer graphene. Authors: B.M. Hunt, J.I.A. Li, A.A. Zibrov, L. Wang, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, J. Hone, C.R. Dean, M. Zaletel, R.C. Ashoori, and A.F. Young. arXiv:1607.0646v1 Recommended with a commentary by S. A. Parameswaran, University of California, Irvine. |View Commentary| JCCM_August_2016_03

Spin and charge correlations in the Hubbard model: a cold atoms perspective

1. Site-resolved observations of antiferromagnetic correlations in the Hubbard model. Authors: M. F. Parsons, A. Mazurenko, C.S. Chiu, G. Ji, D. Greif, and M. Greiner. arXiv:1605.02704 2. Spin and Charge Resolved Quantum Gas Microscopy of Antiferromagnetic Order in Hubbard Chains. Authors:Martin Boll, Timon A. Hilker, Guillaume Salomon, Ahmed Omran, Immanuel Bloch, and Christian Gross. arXiv:1605.05661 […]

Towards a Unified Description of the Electronic Orders in Iron-Based Superconductors: Insights from FeSe

1. Magnetic ground state of FeSe. Authors: Qisi Wang, Yao Shen, Bingying Pan, Xiaowen Zhang, K. Ikeuchi, K. Iida, A. D. Christianson, H. C. Walker, D. T. Adroja, M. Abdel-Hafiez, Xiaojia Chen, D. A. Chareev, A. N. Vasiliev, Jun Zhao. Nature Communications 7, 12182 (2016) 2. Unlocked Stripe-order Antiferromagnetism in FeSe under Pressure. Authors:P. Wang, […]

Spontaneous oscillations in quantum systems

Floquet Time Crystals. Authors: Dominic V. Else, Bela Bauer, and Chetan Nayak. arXiv:1603.08001 Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, UCSB. |View Commentary| JCCM_June_2016_01

Towards Quantum Simulations

1. Elucidating Reaction Mechanisms on Quantum Computers. Authors: Markus Reiher, Nathan Wiebe, Krysta M. Svore, Dave Wecker, and Matthias Troyer. arXiv:1605.03590 2. Nitrogenase: A Draft Mechanism. Authors: Brian M. Hoffman, Dmitriy Lukoyanov, Dennis R. Dean, and Lance C. Seefeld. Acc. Chem. Res. 2013 Feb 19; 46(2): 587595. Recommended with a commentary by David DiVincenzo, RWTH […]

Fluctuation-Reponse Theorem for the Active Noisy Oscillator of the Hair-Cell Bundle

Fluctuation-Reponse Theorem for the Active Noisy Oscillator of the Hair-Cell Bundle. Authors: L. Dinis, P. Martin, J. Barral, J. Prost, and J.F. Joanny. Physical Review Letters 109, 160602 (2012) Recommended with a commentary by Alex Levine, UCLA. |View Commentary| JCCM_June_2016_03

Search for Majoranas: a new piece of the puzzle

Exponential Protection of Zero Modes in Majorana Islands. Authors: S. M. Albrecht, A. P. Higginbotham, M. Madsen, F. Kuemmeth, T. S. Jespersen, J. Nygard, P. Krogstrup, and C. M. Marcus. Nature 531, 206 (2016) Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Delft University. |View Commentary| JCCM_May_2016_01

Transparent photovoltaics

1. Organic Salts as a Route to Energy Level Control in Low Bandgap, High Open-Circuit Voltage Organic and Transparent Solar Cells that Approach the Excitonic Voltage Limit. Authors: John Suddard-Bangsund, Christopher J. Traverse, Margaret Young, Tyler J. Patrick, Yimu Zhao , and Richard R. Lunt. Adv. Energy Mater, 6, 1501659 (2015) 2. Transparent Luminescent Solar […]

Topological magnetoelectric effect versus quantum Faraday effect

1. Observation of topological Faraday and Kerr rotations in quantum anomalous Hall state by terahertz magneto-optics. Authors: K.N. Okada, Y. Takahashi, M. Mogi, R. Yoshimi, A. Tsukazaki, K.S. Takahashi, N. Ogawa, M. Kawasaki, and Y. Tokura arXiv:1603.02113 2. Quantized Faraday and Kerr rotation and axion electrodynamics of the surface states of three-dimensional topological insulators. Authors: […]

Cavity Quantum Spin Resonance

Controlling spin relaxation with a cavity. Authors: A. Bienfait, J.J. Pla, Y. Kubo, X. Zhou, M. Stern, C.C. Lo, C.D. Weis, T. Schenkel, D. Vion, D. Esteve, J.J.L. Morton and P. Bertet. Nature 531,74(2016) Recommended with a commentary by Steven M. Girvin, Yale University. |View Commentary| JCCM_April_2016_02

Knots in Polymers

Knots as a Topological Order Parameter for Semiflexible Polymers. Authors: Martin Marenz and Wolfhard Janke. Phys. Rev. Lett. 116,128301(2016) arXiv:1506.07376 Recommended with a commentary by Kurt Kremer, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research. |View Commentary| JCCM_April_2016_03

The hunt for the pairing glue in the cuprates

Quantitative determination of pairing interactions for high-temperature superconductivity in cuprates. Authors: Jin Mo Bok, Jong Ju Bae, Han-Yong Choi, Chandra M. Varma, Wentao Zhang, Junfeng He, Yuxiao Zhang, Li Yu, and X.J. Zhou. Science Advances, 2, E1501329, 2016 arXiv: 1601.02493 Recommended with a commentary by Andrey Chubukov, University of Minnesota. |View Commentary| JCCM_March_2016_01

Closing the loopholes on Bell’s theorem

1. Loophole-free Bell inequality violation using electron spins separated by 1.3 kilometers. Authors: B. Hensen, H. Bernien, A. E. Dréau, A. Roisterer, N. Kalb, M. S. Blok, J. Ruitenberg, R. F. L. Vermeulen, R. N. Schouten, C. Abelen, W. Amaya, V. Pruneri, M. W. Mitchell, M. Markham, D. J. Switchen, D. Elkouss, S. Wehner, T. […]

From monolayer back to bulk FeSe-based high-temperature superconductors

1. Surface electronic structure and isotropic superconducting gap in (Li0.8Fe0.2)OHFeSe. Authors: X.H. Niu, R. Peng, H.C. Xu, Y.J. Yan, J. Jiang, D.F. Xu, T.L. Yu, Q. Song, Z.C. Huang, Y.X. Wang, B. P. Xie, X. F. Lu, N. Z. Wang, X. H. Chen, Z. Sun, and D. L. Feng. Phys. Rev. B 92, 060504 (2015) […]

Soft Matter at the nanoscale constitutes an information-transporting medium

1. Allosteric Dynamic Control of Binding. Authors: F. Sumbul, S.A.E. Acuner-Ozbabacan and T. Haliloglu. Biophys. J., 109, 1190-1201 (2015) 2. Quantifying information transfer by protein domains: Analysis of the Fyn. SH2 domain structure Authors: T. Lenaerts, J. Ferkinghoff-Borg, F. Stricher, L. Serrano, J. W. H. Schymkowitz and F. Rousseau. BMC Structural Biology, 8:43 (2008) Recommended […]