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Pressure in an active fluid

February 28th, 2015

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.

Recommended with a commentary by Aparna Baskaran, Brandeis University
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Experimental Observation of Weyl Semimetals

February 28th, 2015

1.Experimental observation of Weyl points.
Authors: Ling Lu, Zhiyu Wang, Dexin Ye, Lixin Ran, Liang Fu, John D. Joannopoulos, Marin Soljacic.

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. Chang, B.K. Wang, G. Bian, H. Zheng, D. S. Sanchez, F. Chou, H. Lin, S. Jia, M.Z. Hasan.

3.Discovery of Weyl semimetal TaAs.
Authors:B. Q. Lv, H. M. Weng, B. B. Fu, X. P. Wang, H. Miao, J. Ma, P. Richard, X. C. Huang, L. X. Zhao, G. F. Chen, Z. Fang, X. Dai, T. Qian, H. Ding.

Recommended with a commentary by Ashvin Vishwanath, University of California,Berkeley
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The Ironics: Strong Coupling or Weak Coupling in the Wonderland

February 28th, 2015

1.Mott-Kondo Insulator Behavior in the Iron Oxychalcogenides.
Authors: B. Freelon, Yu Hao Liu, Jeng-Lung Chen, L. Craco, M. S. Laad, S. Leoni, Jiaqi Chen, Li Tao, Hangdong Wang, R. Flauca, Z. Yamani, Minghu Fang, Chinglin Chang, J.H. Guo and Z. Hussain.

2.FeSe: a model system for Fe based superconductors.
Authors: B. Büchner.
KITP Program: Magnetism, Bad Metals and Superconductivity

Recommended with a commentary by Chandra Varma, University of California,Riverside
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