'Journal Articles'

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

Quantum Effects in Spin Ice

1.Thermodynamic properties of Yb2Ti2O7 pyrochlore as a function of temperature and magnetic field: Validation of a quantum spin ice exchange Hamiltonian. Authors: N. R. Hayre, K. A. Ross, R. Applegate, T. Lin, R. R. P. Singh, B. D. Gaulin, M. J. P. Gingras. Physical Review B 87, 184423 (2013) 2.Crystal-field states of Pr3+ in the […]

Collective cell motion in biological tissues: A novel form of glassy dynamics?

Energy barriers and cell migration in densely packed tissues Authors: Dapeng Bi, J. H. Lopez, J. M. Schwarz, M. Lisa Manning Soft Matter, 2014,10, 1885-1890 arXiv:1308.3891 Recommended with a commentary by L. Berthier, CNRS/Université Montpellier 2, France |View Commentary| JCCM_FEB_2014_01

Mott versus Slater: Nature of antiferromagnetism in the Jeff=1/2 insulator Sr2IrO4

1. Theoretical study of insulating mechanism in multi-orbital Hubbard models with a large spin-orbit coupling: Is Sr2IrO4 a Slater insulator or a Mott insulator? Authors: Hiroshi Watanaebe, Tomonori Shirakawa, Seiji Yunoki arXiv:1402.0935 2. Bulk Nature of Layered Perovskite Iridates beyond the Mott Scenario : An Approach from Bulk Sensitive Photoemission Study Authors: A. Yamasaki, H. […]

Mott Physics, Mixed Valence and Oxygen valence Changes in the Modern Li-ion Batteries

High Performance Li2Ru1–yMnyO3 (0.2 ≤ y ≤ 0.8) Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries: Their Understanding Authors: M. Sathiya, K. Ramesha, G. Rousse, D. Foix, D. Gonbeau, A. S. Prakash, M. L. Doublet, K. Hemalatha, and J.-M. Tarascon Chem. Mater. 25, 1121 (2013) Recommended with a commentary by Chandra Varma, University of California, Riverside |View […]

Geometric frustration in twisted strips

Helicoids, Wrinkles, and Loops in Twisted Ribbons Authors: J. Chopin and A. Kudrolli Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 174302 (2013) Recommended with a commentary by Chris Santangelo, UMass Amherst |View Commentary| JCCM_JANUARY_2014_01

Quantum Entanglement sheds new light on an old problem

Chiral Symmetry Breaking, Deconfinement and Entanglement Monotonicity Authors: Tarun Grover arXiv:1211.1392 Recommended with a commentary by Ashvin Vishwanath, UC Berkeley |View Commentary| JCCM_JANUARY_2014_02

Hydrodynamic long-time tails after a quantum quench

Hydrodynamic long-time tails after a quantum quench Authors: Jonathan Lux, Jan Müller, Aditi Mitra, and Achim Rosch arXiv:1311.7644v1 Recommended with a commentary by Peter Wölfle, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany |View Commentary| JCCM_JANUARY_2014_03

Single electrons ride the Fermi sea

Minimal-excitation states for electron quantum optics using levitons Authors: J. Dubois, T. Jullien, F. Portier, P. Roche, A. Cavanna, Y. Jin, W. Wegscheider, P. Roulleau and D. C. Glattli Nature 502, 659 (2013) Recommended with a commentary by Carlo Beenakker, Leiden University |View Commentary| JCCM_DECEMBER_2013_01

Cavity Opto-mechanics

1. Observation of Radiation Pressure Shot Noise on a Macroscopic Object Authors: T. P. Purdy, R. W. Peterson and C. A. Regal Science 339, 801 (2013) 2. Reversible and efficient conversion between microwave and optical light Authors: R. W. Andrews, R. W. Peterson, T. P. Purdy, K. Cicak, R. W.Simmonds, C. A. Regal and K. […]