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Frank Kasper Phases of Squishable Spheres and Optimal Cell Models

January 27th, 2016

1.Selective assemblies of giant tetrahedra via precisely controlled interactions.
Authors: M. Huang, C.H. Hsu, J. Wang, S. Mei, X. Dong, Y. Li, M. Li, H. Liu, W. Zhang, T. Aida, W.B. Zhang, K. Yue and S. Z. D. Cheng.
Science 348, 424(2015)

2.Sphericity and symmetry breaking in the formation of Frank-Kasper phases from one component materials.
Authors: S. Lee, C. Lieghton and F. S. Bates.
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 17723(2014)

3.σ phase formed in conformationally asymmetric AB-type block copolymers.
Authors: N. Xie, W. Li, F. Qui, A.C. Shi.
ACS MacroLetters 3, 906(2014)

Recommended with a commentary by Gregory M. Grason, Polymer Science and Engineering, UMass Amherst.
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Getting a grip on quantum criticality in metals

January 27th, 2016

1.Ising nematic quantum critical point in a metal: a Monte Carlo study.
Authors:Yoni Schattner, Samuel Lederer, Steven A. Kivelson, Erez Berg.

2.The nature of effective interaction in cuprate superconductors: a sign-problem-free quantum Monte-Carlo study.
Authors: Zi-Xiang Li, Fa Wang, Hong Yao, Dung-Hai Lee.

3.Competing Orders in a Nearly Antiferromagnetic Metal.
Authors: Yoni Schattner, Max H. Gerlach, Simon Trebst, Erez Berg.

Recommended with a commentary by Jörg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
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Measuring Entanglement by Swapping Quantum Twins

January 27th, 2016

Measuring entanglement entropy through the interference of quantum many-body twins.
Authors: Rajibul Islam, Ruichao Ma, Philipp M. Preiss, M. Eric Tai, Alexander Lukin, Matthew Rispoli, Markus Greiner.

Recommended with a commentary by Ashvin Vishwanath, UC Berkeley.
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