Spin Liquid Groundstates?

1. Quantum spin-liquid emerging in two-dimensional correlated Dirac fermions Authors: Z. Y. Meng, T. C. Lang, S. Wessel, F. F. Assaad, and A. Muramatsu Nature 464, 847 (2010) 2. Spin liquid ground state of the S=1/2 Kagome Heisenberg Model Authors: S. Yan, D. A. Huse, and S. R. White arXiv:1011.6114 Recommended with a commentary by […]

Curved Structures in Soft Materials Stabilized by the Flexoelectric Effect

Thermodynamically Stable Blue Phases Authors: F. Castles, S. M. Morris, E. M. Terentjev, and H. J. Coles Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 157801 (2010) Recommended with a commentary by Jonathan V. Selinger, Kent State University | View Commentary (PDF) | JCCM_JANUARY2011_02

Half-Quantum Vortices and other Mysteries in an Unconventional Superconductor

Observation of half-height magnetization steps in Sr2 RuO4 Authors: J. Jang, D.G. Ferguson, V. Vakaryuk, R. Budakian, S.B. Chung, P.M. Goldbart and Y. Maeno Science 331, 186 (2011) arXiv:1101.3611 Recommended with a commentary by Manfred Sigrist, ETH Zurich, Switzerland | View Commentary (PDF) | JCCM_JANUARY2011_03