Current Selections

Flipping and Bound Microswimmers

April 1st, 2014

1.Dispersion of self-propelled rods undergoing fluctuation-driven flips.
Authors: Daisuke Takagi, Adam B. Braunschweig, Jun Zhang and Michael J. Shelley.
Physical Review Lett 110, 038301(2013)

2.Hydrodynamic capture of microswimmers into sphere-bound orbits.
Authors:Daisuke Takagi, J. Palacci, Adam B. Braunschweig, Michael J. Shelley and Jun Zhang.
Soft Matter 10, 1784-1789(2014)

Recommended with a commentary by Arezoo M. Ardekani, University of Notre Dame.
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The Complexity of the t/J Model

April 1st, 2014

Competing states in the t/J model: uniform d-wave state versus stripe state
Authors: P.Corboz, T.M.Rice,and Matthias Troyer.

Recommended with commentary by Steven Kivelson, Stanford University
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Quantum Effects in Spin Ice

April 1st, 2014

1.Thermodynamic properties of Yb2Ti2O7 pyrochlore as a function of temperature and magnetic field: Validation of a quantum spin ice exchange Hamiltonian.
Authors: N. R. Hayre, K. A. Ross, R. Applegate, T. Lin, R. R. P. Singh, B. D. Gaulin, M. J. P. Gingras.
Physical Review B 87, 184423 (2013)

2.Crystal-field states of Pr3+ in the candidate quantum spin ice Pr2Sn2O7.
Authors:A. J. Princep, D. Prabhakaran, A. T. Boothroyd, D.T. Adroja.
Physical Review B 88, 104421 (2013)

Recommended with a commentary by Sunil Sinha, University of California San Diego.
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