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Optically driven superconductivity

March 30th, 2017

Theory of enhanced interlayer tunneling in optically driven high-Tc superconductors.
Authors: J. Okamoto, A. Cavalleri, and L. Mathey.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 227001 (2016), arXiv:1606.09276

Recommended with a commentary by Atsushi Fujimori, University of Tokyo.
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Quizzing active matter: one’s ability to solve a maze depends on one’s behaviour

March 30th, 2017

Active Brownian particles and run-and-tumble particles separate inside a maze.
Authors: M. Khatami, K. Wolff, O. Pohl, M.R. Ejtehadi, and H. Stark.
Scientific Reports 6, Article No: 37670 (2016) [doi:10.1038/srep37670], arXiv:1611.00191

Recommended with a commentary by Ramin Golestanian, Oxford University.
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Majorana fermions and half-quantum vortices in superfluid 3-He

March 30th, 2017

Observation of Half-Quantum Vortices in Topological Superfluid 3-He.
Authors: S. Autti, V. V. Dmitriev, J. T. Maskinen, A. A. Soldatov, G. E. Volovik, A. N. Yudin, V. V. Zavjalov and V. B. Eltsov.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 255301 (2016), arXiv:1508.02197

Recommended with a commentary by Tony Leggett, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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