Determining dynamics from statics in living tissue

Anisotropy links cell shapes to tissue flow during convergent extension
Authors: X. Wang, M. Merkel, L. B. Sutter, G. Erdemci-Tandogan, M. L. Manning, and K. E. Kasza
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 117, 13541-13551 (2020); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1916418117

Recommended with a commentary by John D. Treado (Yale University), Dong Wang (Yale University), Yuxuan Cheng (Yale University), Mark D. Shattuck (City College of New York), Corey S. O’Hern (Yale University)
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Taking the measure of quantum dynamics

1. Quantum Zeno effect and the many-body entanglement transition
Authors: Y. Li, X. Chen, and M.P. A. Fisher
Phys. Rev. B 98, 205136 (2018); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.98.205136

2. Measurement-Induced Phase Transitions in the Dynamics of Entanglement
Authors: B. Skinner, J. Ruhman, and A. Nahum
Phys. Rev. X 9, 031009 (2019); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.9.031009

3. Unitary-projective entanglement dynamics
Authors: A. Chan, R.M. Nandkishore, M. Pretko, and G. Smith
Phys. Rev. B 99, 224307 (2019); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.99.224307

4. Quantum Error Correction in Scrambling Dynamics and Measurement-Induced Phase Transition
Authors: S. Choi, Y. Bao, X.-L. Qi, and E. Altman
Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 030505 (2020); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.030505

5. Dynamical Purification Phase Transition Induced by Quantum Measurements
Authors: M.J. Gullans and D.A. Huse
Phys. Rev. X 10, 041020 (2020); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.10.041020

6. Measurement-induced criticality in random quantum circuits
Authors: C.-M. Jian, Y.-Z. You, R. Vasseur, and A.W.W. Ludwig
Phys. Rev. B 101, 104302 (2020); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.104302

Recommended with a commentary by S. A. Parameswaran, University of Oxford
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Plasticity is a topological business

The Topological Origin of the Peierls-Nabarro Barrier
Authors: Brook J. Hocking, Helen S. Ansell, Randall D. Kamien, and Thomas Machon
arXiv:2103.0205 (2021)

Recommended with a commentary by Brian Skinner, Ohio State University
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DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_March_2021_03