'Journal Articles'

Particle-hole symmetry at the half-filled Landau level

1. Particle-Hole Symmetry in the Fermion-Chern-Simons and Dirac Descriptions of a Half-Filled Landau Level Authors: Chong Wang, Nigel R. Cooper, Bertrand I. Halperin, and Ady Stern Phys. Rev. X 7, 031029 (2017) 2. Particle-hole symmetry and electromagnetic response of a half- filled Landau level Authors: Michael Levin and Dam Thanh Son Phys. Rev. B 95, 125120 […]

A surprise in the physics of nonequilibrium interfaces

Strong coupling in conserved surface roughening: A new universality class? Authors: F. Caballero, C. Nardini, F. van Wijland, and M. E. Cates arXiv:1803.09525, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 020601 (2018) Recommended with a commentary by Sriram Ramaswamy, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_September_2018_02

Waiting for Room Temperature Superconductivity

1. Evidence for superconductivity above 260 K in Lanthanum superhydride at megabar pressures Authors: Maddury Somayazulu, Muhtar Ahart, Ajay K Mishra, Zachary M. Geballe, Maria Baldini, Yue Meng, Viktor V. Struzhkin, and Russell J. Hemley arXiv:1808.07695 2. Superconductivity at 215 K in Lanthanum hydride at high pressures Authors: A. P. Drozdov, V. S. Minkov, S. […]

Despite noise, fractons remain unmoved

Localization in fractonic random circuits Authors: Shriya Pai, Michael Pretko, and Rahul M. Nandkishore arXiv:1807.09776 Recommended with a commentary by Daniel Arovas, University of California, San Diego. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_August_2018_01

Drift or diffusion? Time periodic drive versus time correlated drive

Langevin Dynamics with Space-Time Periodic Nonequilibrium Forcing Authors: R. Joubaud, G. A. Pavliotis, and G. Stoltz Journal of Statistical Physics, v. 158, n. 1, pp. 1-36, 2015 Recommended with a commentary by Alexander Y. Grosberg, New York University. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_August_2018_02

Nematic Quantum Hall Fluid Without Stripes

Pomeranchuk instability of composite Fermi liquid Authors: K. Lee, J. Shao, E-A Kim, F.D.M. Haldane, and E. H. Rezai arXiv:1802.08261 Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_August_2018_03

The emergence of magnetism in two dimensions

1. Layer-dependent ferromagnetism in a van der Waals crystal down to the monolayer limit Authors: B. Huang, G. Clark, E. Navarro-Moratalla, D. R. Klein, R. Cheng, K. L. Seyler, D. Zhong, E. Schmidgall, M. A. McGuire, D. H. Cobden, W. Yao, Di Xiao, P. Jarillo-Herrero, and X. Xu Nature 546, 270 (2017) 2. Giant tunneling […]

A Big Moment for Exciton

Tunable excitons in bilayer graphene Authors: Long Ju, Lei Wang, Ting Cao, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Steven G. Louie, Farhan Rana, Jiwoong Park, James Hone, Feng Wang, and Paul L. McEuen Science 358, 1314 (2018) Recommended with a commentary by Liang Fu, MIT. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_July_2018_02

The geometric theory of elasticity of liquid crystal polymer materials

Theory of liquid crystal elastomers and polymer networks: connection between neoclassical theory and differential geometry Authors: Thanh-Son Nguyen and Jonathan V. Selinger Eur. Phys. J. E (2017) 40: 76 Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_July_2018_03

An apparent quantized thermal Hall effect in a magnetic insulator

Majorana quantization and half-integer thermal quantum Hall effect in a Kitaev spin liquid Authors: Y. Kasahara, T. Ohnishi, Y. Mizukami, O. Tanaka, Sixiao Ma, K. Sugii, N. Kurita, H. Tanaka, J. Nasu, Y. Motome, T. Shibauchi, and Y. Matsuda arXiv:1805.05022 Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, UCSB. |View Commentary […]

A breakthrough in many body quantum chaos

1. Many-body quantum chaos: Analytic connection to random matrix theory Authors: Pavel Kos, Marko Ljubotina, and Tomaž Prosen Phys. Rev. X 8, 021062 (2018) 2. Exact spectral form factor in a minimal model of many body quantum chaos Authors: Bruno Bertini, Pavel Kos, and Tomaž Prosen arXiv:1805.00931 Recommended with a commentary by Rahul Nandkishore, University […]

Heat of a single electron

Imaging resonant dissipation from individual atomic defects in graphene Authors: Dorri Halbertal, Moshe Ben Shalom, Aviram Uri, Kousik Bagani, Alexander Y. Meltzer, Ido Marcus, Yuri Myasoedov, John Birkbeck, Leonid S. Levitov, Andre K. Geim, Eli Zeldov Science 358, 1303-1306 (2017) Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_May_2018_01

From chains to plane with a fermionic cold atom quantum simulator

Direct observation of incommensurate magnetism in Hubbard chains Authors: Guillaume Salomon, Joannis Koepsell, Jayadev Vijayan, Timon A. Hilker, Jacopo Nespolo, Lode Pollet, Immanuel Bloch and Christian Gross arXiv:1803.08892 (2018) Recommended with a commentary by Thierry Giamarchi, University of Geneva. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_May_2018_02

“Colloidal Life”?

Colloquium: Toward living matter with colloidal particles Authors: Zorana Zeravcic, Vinothan N. Manoharan, and Michael P. Brenner Reviews of Modern Physics 89, 031001 (2017) Recommended with a commentary by Alexander Y. Grosberg, New York University. |View Commentary (pdf)| JCCM_May_2018_03

Designing fractal defect structures in liquid crystals

Fractal nematic colloids Authors: S. M. Hashemi, U. Jagodič, M. R. Mozaffari, M. R. Ejtehadi, I. Muševič, and M. Ravnik Nature Communications 8: 14026 (2017) Recommended with a commentary by Jörn Dunkel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. |View Commentary| JCCM_April_2018_01

Oxygen-hole pairs drive bond order and superconductivity in bismuth oxides

1. Unveiling the superconducting mechanism of Ba0.51K0.49BiO3 Authors: C. H. P. Wen, H. C. Xu, Q. Yao, R. Peng, X. H. Niu, Q. Y. Chen, Z. T. Liu, D. W. Shen, Q. Song, X. Lou, Y. F. Fang, X. S. Liu, Y. H. Song, Y. J. Jiao, T. F. Duan, H. H. Wen, P. Dudin, […]

Electronic correlations in bilayer-graphene superlattices

1. Correlated insulator behaviour at half filling in magic-angle graphene superlattices Authors: Yuan Cao, Valla Fatemi, Shiang Fang, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Efthimios Kaxiras, and Pablo Jarillo-Herrero Nature 556, 80 (2018), arXiv:1802.00553 2. Unconventional superconductivity in magic-angle graphene superlattices Authors: Yuan Cao, Valla Fatemi, Shiang Fang, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Efthimios Kaxiras, and Pablo Jarillo-Herrero […]

Mystery solved of the sawtooth Josephson effect in bismuth

1. Ballistic edge states in bismuth nanowires revealed by SQUID interferometry Authors: Anil Murani, Alik Kasumov, Shamashis Sengupta, Yu A. Kasumov, V. T. Volkov, I. I. Khodos, F. Brisset, Raphaëlle Delagrange, Alexei Chepelianskii, Richard Deblock, Hélène Bouchiat, and Sophie Guéron Nature Communications 8, 15941 (2017) 2. Higher-order topology in bismuth Authors: Frank Schindler, Zhijun Wang, […]

Fine-tuned collective behavior under acoustic stimulation

Emergence of an enslaved phononic bandgap in a non-equilibrium pseudo-crystal Authors: Nicolas Bachelard, Chad Ropp, Marc Dubois, Rongkuo Zhao, Yuan Wang, and Xiang Zhang Nat. Mat. 16, 808 (2017) Recommended with a commentary by Jeremy England, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. |View Commentary| JCCM_March_2018_02

3-D Tour of Integrated Circuits at the Nanometer Scale

High-resolution non-destructive three-dimensional imaging of integrated circuits Authors: Mirko Holler, Manuel Guizar-Sicairos, Esther H. R. Tsai, Roberto Dinapoli, Elisabeth Müller, Oliver Bunk, Jörg Raabe, and Gabriel Aeppli Nature 543, 402 (2017) Recommended with a commentary by J. B. Hastings, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. |View Commentary| JCCM_March_2018_03