A New Way to Hide Things.

Broadband Ground-Plane Cloak Authors: R. Liu, C. Ji, J. J. Mock, J. Y. Chin, T. J. Cui, and D. R. Smith. Science 16 January 2009 323: 366-369 Recommended with a Commentary by Stephen Berry, University of Chicago. | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_March09_01

Emergence of the persistent spin helix in semiconductor quantum wells.

Authors: J. D. Koralek, C. Weber, J. Orenstein, A. Bernevig, S. Zhang, S. Mack, and D. Awschalom. http://arxiv.org/abs/0903.4709v2 . To appear in Nature, April 2, 2009. Recommended with a Commentary by Bertrand I. Halperin, Harvard University.  | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_March09_02

Casimir Forces near Critical Points of Phase Transitions

1. Direct measurement of critical Casimir forces Authors: C. Hertlein, L. Helden, A. Gambassi, S. Dietrich, and C. Bechinger, Nature 451, 172 (2008) 2. Critical Casimir Forces in Colloidal Suspensions on Chemically Patterned Surfaces Authors: Florin Soyka, Olga Zvyagolskaya, Christopher Hertlein, Laurent Helden, and Clemens Bechinger, arXiv:0810.1866 Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 208301 (2008) Recommended with […]