Fate of the Josephson Effect in Thin-Film Superconductors

Authors: M. Hermele, G. Rafael, M. P. A. Fisher, P. M. Goldbart http://ArXiv.org/cond-mat/0508301 Recommended and a Commentary by Steven M. Girvin, Yale University.  | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_Oct05_01)

Direct observation of Aharonov-Casher Phase

Authors: M. König, A. Tschetschetkin, E. M. Hankiewicz, J. Sinova, V. Hock, V. Daumer, M. Schäfer, C. R. Becker, H. Buhmann, and L. W. Molenkamp http://ArXiv.org/cond-mat/0508396 Recommended and Commentary by Bertrand  I. Halperin, Harvard University.  | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_Oct05_02)

Dynamical Susceptibility of Glass Formers: Contrasting the Predictions of Theoretical Scenarios

Authors: Cristina Toninelli, Matthieu Wyart, Ludovic Berthier, Guilio Biroli and Jean Philippe Bouchaud Phys Rev E 71, 041505 (2005) Recommended and Commentary by Peter G. Wolynes, University of California, San Diego.  | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_Oct05_03)