'Journal Articles'

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 ,and 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 […]

Simultaneously ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic MnAs layer

1.Coexistence of half-metallic itinerant ferromagnetism with local-moment antiferromagnetism in Ba0.60K0.40Mn2As2. Authors: A. Pandey, B. G. Ueland, S. Yeninas, A. Kreyssig, A. Sapkota, Yang Zhao, J. S. Helton, J.W. Lynn, R. J. McQueeney, Y. Furukawa, A. I. Goldman, and D. C. Johnston. Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 047001(2013) 2.Itinerant ferromagnetism in the As 4p conduction band of […]

What is the fastest an egg (or anything else) can be scrambled?

1.A bound on chaos. Authors: J. Maldacena, S. Shenker, and S. Stanford. arXiv:1503.01409 2.A simple model of quantum holography. Authors:A. Kitaev. KITP(part 1) KITP(part 2) Recommended with a commentary by Joel E. Moore, UC Berkeley and LBNL. |View Commentary| JCCM_JUNE_2015_02

Topological Mechanics

1.Selective buckling via states of self-stress in topological metamaterials. Authors: J. Paulose, A. Meunnissen, V. Vitelli. arXiv:1502.03396 2.Topological Acoustics. Authors:Zhaoju Yang, Fei Gao, Xihang Shi, Xiao Lin, Zhen Gao, Yidong Chong, and Baile Zhang. Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 114301 (2015) 3.Topological mechanics of gyroscopic metamaterials Authors:L.M. Nash, D. Kleckner, A. Read, V. Vitelli, A.M. Turner, […]

Lattice Kirigami

Algorithmic lattice kirigami: a route to pluripotent materials. Authors: Daniel M. Sussman, Yigil Cho, Toen Castle, Xingting Gong, Euiyeon Jung, Shu Yang, and Randall D. Kamien. arXiv:1503.07930 Recommended with a commentary by Mark Bowick, Soft Matter Program, Syracuse University. |View Commentary| JCCM_MAY_2015_01

An Aharonov-Bohm interferometer for determining Bloch band topology

An Aharonov-Bohm interferometer for determining Bloch band topology. Authors: L. Duca, T. Li, M. Reitter, I. Bloch, M. Schleier-Smith, U. Schneider. Science 347, 288 (2015) Recommended with a commentary by Tin-Lun Ho, OSU. |View Commentary| JCCM_MAY_2015_02

Observation of the chiral anomaly in solids

1. Signature of the chiral anomaly in a Dirac semimetal: a current plume steered by a magnetic field. Authors: Jun Xiong, Satya K. Kushwaha, Tian Liang, Jason W. Krizan, Wudi Wang, R. J. Cava, N. P. Ong. arXiv:1503.08179 2. Chiral anomaly and classical negative magnetoresistance of Weyl metals Authors: D. T. Son and B. Z. […]

The simplest model of jamming

The Simplest Model of Jamming. Authors: Silvio Franz and Giorgio Parisi. arXiv:1501.03397 Recommended with a commentary by Robijn Bruinsma, UCLA. |View Commentary| JCCM_APRIL_2015_01

Quantum Acid-Water

Electric Dipole Moments of Nanosolvated Acid Molecules in Water Clusters. Authors: Nicholas Guggemos, Petr Slavicek, and Vitaly V. Kresin. Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 043401(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Marivi Fernandez-Serra, Stony Brook University. |View Commentary| JCCM_APRIL_2015_02

Many-body localization of cold 40K atoms

Observation of many-body localization of interacting fermions in a quasi-random optical lattice. Authors: Michael Schreiber, Sean S. Hodgman, Pranjal Bordia, Henrik P. Lu ?schen, Mark H. Fischer, Ronen Vosk, Ehud Altman, Ulrich Schneider, and Immanuel Bloch. arXiv:1501.05661 Recommended with a commentary by L. I. Glazman, Yale University. |View Commentary| JCCM_APRIL_2015_03

Topological quantum Lego

Imprint of topological degeneracy in quasi-one-dimensional fractional quantum Hall states. Authors: Eran Sagi, Yuval Oreg, Ady Stern, and Bertrand Halperin. arXiv:1502.01665 Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology. |View Commentary| JCCM_MARCH_2015_01

Thermal Hall effect in a paramagnet

Thermal Hall conductivity in the frustrated pyrochlore magnet Tb2Ti2O7. Authors: Max Hirschberger, Jason W. Krizan, R. J. Cava, and N. P. Ong. arXiv:1502.02006(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, KITP, UCSB. |View Commentary| JCCM_MARCH_2015_02

Collective Dynamics of Dividing Chemotactic Cells

Collective Dynamics of Dividing Chemotactic Cells. Authors: Anatolij Gelimson and Ramin Golestanian. Phys.Rev.Lett. 114,028101(2015) Recommended with a commentary by Mehran Kardar, MIT. |View Commentary| JCCM_MARCH_2015_03

Pressure in an active fluid

Pressure and Phase Equilibria in Interacting Active Brownian Spheres. Authors: A. P. Solon, J. Stenhammar, R. Wittkowski, M. Kardar, Y. Kafri, M. E. Cates, J. Tailleur. arXiv:1412.5475 Recommended with a commentary by Aparna Baskaran, Brandeis University |View Commentary| JCCM_FEBRUARY_2015_01

Experimental Observation of Weyl Semimetals

1.Experimental observation of Weyl points. Authors: Ling Lu, Zhiyu Wang, Dexin Ye, Lixin Ran, Liang Fu, John D. Joannopoulos, Marin Soljacic. arXiv:1502.03438 2.Experimental realization of a topological Weyl semimetal phase with Fermi arc surface states in TaAs. Authors: S.Y. Xu, I. Belopolski, N. Alidoust, M. Neupane, C. Zhang, R. Sankar, S.M. Huang, C.C. Lee, G. […]