Non-Fermi Liquid Phases and Intertwined Orders in Semimetals with Quadratic Band-Touching

1) Non-Fermi liquid and topological states with strong spin-orbit coupling Authors: E-G. Moon, C. Xu, Y. B. Kim, and L. Balents Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 206401 (2013) 2) Superconductivity on the brink of spin-charge order in doped honeycomb bilayer Authors: O. Vafek, J. M. Murry, and V. Cvetkovic Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 147002 (2014) 3) […]

Confined Active Matter

1) Aggregation and Segregation of Confined Active Particles Authors: Xingbo Yang, M. Lisa Manning, M. Cristina Marchetti arXiv:1403.0697, Soft Matter (2014) 2) Dynamics of Self-Propelled Particles Under Strong Confinement Authors: Yaouen Fily, Aparna Baskaran, Michael F. Hagan arXiv:1402.5583, Soft Matter, 10, 5609-5617 (2014) Recommended with a commentary by Charles Reichhardt and Cynthia Reichhardt, Los Alamos […]

High Magnetic Fields Reveal Evidence for a Quantum Critical Point in Iron Pnictides

Transport near a quantum critical point in BaFe2(As1-xPx)2 Authors: James G. Analytis, H-H. Kuo, Ross D. McDonald, Mark Wartenbe, P.M.C. Rourke, N. E. Hussey, and I. R. Fisher Nature Physics 10, 194–197 (2014) Recommended with a commentary by Qimiao Si, Rice University. |View Commentary| JCCM_JULY_2014_03

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