Lattice Kirigami

Algorithmic lattice kirigami: a route to pluripotent materials.
Authors: Daniel M. Sussman, Yigil Cho, Toen Castle, Xingting Gong, Euiyeon Jung, Shu Yang, and Randall D. Kamien.

Recommended with a commentary by Mark Bowick, Soft Matter Program, Syracuse University.
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An Aharonov-Bohm interferometer for determining Bloch band topology

An Aharonov-Bohm interferometer for determining Bloch band topology.
Authors: L. Duca, T. Li, M. Reitter, I. Bloch, M. Schleier-Smith, U. Schneider.
Science 347, 288 (2015)

Recommended with a commentary by Tin-Lun Ho, OSU.
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Observation of the chiral anomaly in solids

1. Signature of the chiral anomaly in a Dirac semimetal: a current plume steered by a magnetic field.
Authors: Jun Xiong, Satya K. Kushwaha, Tian Liang, Jason W. Krizan, Wudi Wang, R. J. Cava, N. P. Ong.

2. Chiral anomaly and classical negative magnetoresistance of Weyl metals
Authors: D. T. Son and B. Z. Spivak.
Phys. Rev. B 88, 104412

Recommended with a commentary by Patrick Lee, MIT.
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The simplest model of jamming

The Simplest Model of Jamming.
Authors: Silvio Franz and Giorgio Parisi.

Recommended with a commentary by Robijn Bruinsma, UCLA.
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Quantum Acid-Water

Electric Dipole Moments of Nanosolvated Acid Molecules in Water Clusters.
Authors: Nicholas Guggemos, Petr Slavicek, and Vitaly V. Kresin.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 043401(2015)

Recommended with a commentary by Marivi Fernandez-Serra, Stony Brook University.
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Many-body localization of cold 40K atoms

Observation of many-body localization of interacting fermions in a quasi-random optical lattice.
Authors: Michael Schreiber, Sean S. Hodgman, Pranjal Bordia, Henrik P. Lu ?schen, Mark H. Fischer, Ronen Vosk, Ehud Altman, Ulrich Schneider, and Immanuel Bloch.

Recommended with a commentary by L. I. Glazman, Yale University.
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Topological quantum Lego

Imprint of topological degeneracy in quasi-one-dimensional fractional quantum Hall states.
Authors: Eran Sagi, Yuval Oreg, Ady Stern, and Bertrand Halperin.

Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology.
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Thermal Hall effect in a paramagnet

Thermal Hall conductivity in the frustrated pyrochlore magnet Tb2Ti2O7.
Authors: Max Hirschberger, Jason W. Krizan, R. J. Cava, and N. P. Ong.

Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, KITP, UCSB.
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Collective Dynamics of Dividing Chemotactic Cells

Collective Dynamics of Dividing Chemotactic Cells.
Authors: Anatolij Gelimson and Ramin Golestanian.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 114,028101(2015)

Recommended with a commentary by Mehran Kardar, MIT.
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Pressure in an active fluid

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

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

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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Wiring Up Topological Insulators

1.Time Reversal Invariant Topologically Insulating Circuits.
Authors: Jia Ningyuan, Ariel Sommer, David Schuster, Jonathan Simon.

2.Topological properties of linear circuit lattices.
Authors: Victor V. Albert, Leonid I. Glazman, Liang Jiang.

3.Spin-orbit-free Topological Insulators without Time-Reversal Symmetry
Authors: A. Alexandradinata, Chen Fang, Matthew J. Gilbert, B. Andrei Bernevig.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 113,116403(2014)

Recommended with a commentary by Steven M. Girvin, Yale University
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Chromosome positioning from activity-based segregation

Chromosome positioning from activity-based segregation.
Authors: N. Ganai, S. Sengupta and G. Menon.
Nucleic Acid Research 42,4145(2014)

Recommended with a commentary by Jean-François Joanny , ESPCI, Paris
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Epitaxial interfaces between superconductors and semiconductors

1.Epitaxy of SemiconductorSuperconductor nanowires.
Authors: P. Krogstrup, N. L. B. Ziino, W. Chang, S. M. Albrecht, M. H. Madsen, E. Johnson, J. Nygard, C. M. Marcus and T. S. Jespersen.

2.Hard Gap in Epitaxial Superconductor-Semiconductor Nanowires
Authors: W. Chang, S. M. Albrecht, T. S. Jespersen, F. Kuemmeth, P. Krogstrup, J. Nygard, and C. M. Marcus.

Recommended with a commentary by T.M.Klapwijk, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology
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High Pressure Paving the Way?

Conventional superconductivity at 190 K at high pressures.
Authors: A.P. Drozdov, M. I. Eremets, and I. A. Troyan.

Recommended with a commentary by Zachary Fisk, UC Irvine and J. D. Thompson, Los Alamos National Laboratory
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A First Glimpse at an Important Component of the Inner Cell Machinery

1. Stacked endoplasmic reticulum sheets are connected by helicoidal membrane motifs.
Authors: M. Terasaki, T. Shemesh, N. Kasthuri, R. W. Klemm, R. Schalek, K. J. Hayworth,
A. R. Hand, M. Yankova, G. Huber, J. W. Lichtman, T. A. Rapoport, and M. M. Kozlov.
Cell 154, 285(2013)
2. Terasaki spiral ramps in the rough endoplasmic reticulum
Authors:J. Guven, G. Huber, and D. M. Valencia.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 113, 188101(2014)

Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University
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Magnetism without local moments

Novel Itinerant Antiferromagnet TiAu.
Authors: E. Svanidze, Jiakui K. Wang, T. Besara,L.Liu,Q. Huang,T. Siegrist, B. Frandsen,J. W. Lynn, Andriy H. Nevidomskyy, Monika Barbara Gamza, M. C. Aronson, Y. J. Uemura, and E. Morosan.

Recommended with a commentary by Andy Schofield, University of Birmingham, UK
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How to image an electron lattice

Composite fermions waltz to the tune of a Wigner crystal.
Authors: Y. Liu, H. Deng, M. Shayegan, L.N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, K.W. Baldwin.

Recommended with a commentary by Carlo Beenakker, Leiden University
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Stabilizing colloidal crystals by leveraging void distributions

Stabilizing colloidal crystals by leveraging void distributions.
Authors: Nathan A. Mahynski, Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos, Dong Meng, and Sanat K. Kumar.
Nature Communications 5,4472(2014)

Recommended with a commentary by Marjolein Dijkstra, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University
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