Fractalisation drives crystalline states in a frustrated spin system

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A topological Dirac insulator in a quantum spin Hall phase.

Authors: D. Hsieh, D. Qian, L. Wray, Y. Xia, Y. S. Hor, R. J. Cava, and M. Z. Hasan. Nature 454, 970 (2008) Recommended with a Commentary by Bertrand I. Halperin, Harvard University. | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_July08_02

Magnetorotational-type Instability in Couette-Taylor Flow of a Viscoelastic Polymer Liquid

G. I. Ogilvie and A. T. Potter Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 074503 (2008) Recommended with a commentary by Wim van Saarloos, Instituut-Lorentz, Leiden University | View Commentary | JCCM_July08_03