Entropy Maximization in the Force Network Ensemble for Granular Solids

Authors: Brian P. Tighe, Adrianne R. T. van Eerd, and Thijs J. H. Vlugt arXiv:0803.0907, Phys. Rev. Lett, 100, 238001 (2008) Recommended with Commentary by R.P. Behringer, Duke University | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_Sept08_01

Towards a Humpty Dumpty approach for solving the structure of individual nanoparticles

Structure from Fleeting Illumination of Faint Spinning Objects in Flight with Application to Single Molecules Authors: Russell Fung, Valentin Shneerson, Dilano K. Saldin, and Abbas Ourmazd arXiv: 0806.2341v1 [physics.bio-ph] (2008) Recommended with a commentary by Simon J. L. Billinge, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, and Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science […]

Simulating the Hubbard Model by Cold Atoms

1. “Many-Body Physics with Ultracold Gases” Authors: Bloch, J. Dalibard and W. Zwerger, arXiv:0704.3011; to be published in Rev. Mod. Phys. 2. “A Mott insulator of fermionic atoms in an optical lattice” Authors: R. Jördens, N. Strohmaier, K. Günter, H. Moritz, T. Esslinger, arXiv:0804.4009v1, Nature 455 204 (2008). 3.“Metallic and Insulating Phases of Repulsively Interacting […]