'Journal Articles'

A Holographic View Inside a MOS Capacitor

Extended Charge Layers in Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Nanocapacitors Revealed by Operando Electron Holography Authors: C. Gatel, R. Serra, K. Gruel, A. Masseboeuf, L. Chapuis, R. Cours, L. Zhang, B. Warot-Fonrose, and M. J. Hÿtch Physical Review Letters 129, 137701 (2022); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.129.137701 Recommended with a commentary by Joe Checkelsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology |View Commentary (pdf)| This […]

The mystery of anomalously long-ranged screening in concentrated ionic systems

1. Ionic liquids behave as dilute electrolyte solutions Authors: M. A. Gebbie, M. Valtiner, X. Banquy, E. T. Fox, W. A. Henderson, and J. N. Israelachvili Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A 110, 9674 (2013); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1307871110 2. The electrostatic screening length in concentrated electrolytes increases with concentration Authors: A. M. Smith, A. A. Lee, and […]

A Quantum-Inspired Algorithm for Solving Differential Equations

A Quantum Inspired Approach to Exploit Turbulence Structures Authors: Nikita Gourianov, Michael Lubasch, Sergey Dolgov, Quincy Y. van den Berg, Hessam Babaee, Peyman Givi, Martin Kiffner, and Dieter Jaksch Nature Computational Science 2, 30–37 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s43588-021-00181-1 Recommended with a commentary by E. Miles Stoudenmire, Flatiron Institute |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited […]

Spin Liquids by Measurement Alone

1. Monitored Quantum Dynamics of the Kitaev Spin Liquid Authors: Ali Lavasani, Zhu-Xi Luo, and Sagar Vijay arXiv:2207.02877; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2207.02877 2. Topology, criticality, and dynamically generated qubits in a stochastic measurement-only Kitaev model Authors: Adithya Sriram, Tibor Rakovsky, Vedika Khemani, and Matteo Ippoliti arXiv:2207.07096; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2207.07096 Recommended with a commentary by Daniel Arovas, University of […]

Anomalous quantum anomalous Hall effect

1. Experimental signature of the parity anomaly in a semi-magnetic topological insulator Authors: M. Mogi, Y. Okamura, M. Kawamura, R. Yoshimi, K. Yasuda, A. Tsukazaki, K. S. Takahashi, T. Morimoto, N. Nagaosa, M. Kawasaki, Y. Takahashi, and Y. Tokura Nature Physics 18, 390 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s41567-021-01490-y arXiv:2105.04127 2. Half-quantized Hall effect and power law decay […]

The Corbino Paradox for Hydrodynamic Electrons

1. Freely Flowing Currents and Electric Field Expulsion in Viscous Electronics Authors: Michael Shavit, Andrey Shytov, and Gregory Falkovich Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 026801 (2019); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.026801 2. Imaging hydrodynamic electrons flowing without Landauer–Sharvin resistance Authors: C. Kumar, J. Birkbeck, J. A. Sulpizio, D. Perello, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, O. Reuven, T. Scaffidi, Ady Stern, […]

Reproducible, quantum anomalous Hall effect in a TMD moiré bilayer

Quantum anomalous Hall effect from intertwined moiré bands Authors: Tingxin Li, Shengwei Jiang, Bowen Shen, Yang Zhang, Lizhong Li, Zui Tao, Trithep Devakul, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Liang Fu, Jie Shan, and Kin Fai Mak Nature 600, 641 (2021); DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04171-1 Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University |View Commentary (pdf)| This […]

Tangled balls of RNA

1. RNA phase transitions in repeat expansion disorders Authors: A. Jain and R. D. Vale Nature 546, 243–247 (2017); DOI: 10.1038/nature22386 2. Condensates in RNA repeat sequences are heterogeneously organized and exhibit reptation dynamics Authors: H. T. Nguyen, N. Hori, and D. Thirumalai Nature Chemistry 14, 775–785 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s41557-022-00934-z Recommended with a commentary by […]

Why aren’t there any (normal) liquids much less viscous than water?

Minimal quantum viscosity from fundamental physical constants Authors: K. Trachenko and V. V. Brazhkin Science Advances, 6, eaba 3747 (2020); DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba3747 Recommended with a commentary by Alexander Y. Grosberg, New York University |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_August_2022_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_August_2022_01

Entanglement measure for Kondo spin at finite temperatures

Universal Thermal Entanglement of Multichannel Kondo Effects Authors: Donghoon Kim, Jeongmin Shim, and H.-S. Sim Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 226801 (2021); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.127.226801 Recommended with a commentary by Masaki Oshikawa, University of Tokyo |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_August_2022_02 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_August_2022_02

Conspiracies of clicks can change critical correlations

Measurements conspire nonlocally to restructure critical quantum states Authors: Samuel J. Garratt, Zack Weinstein, and Ehud Altman arXiv:2207.09476; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2207.09476 Recommended with a commentary by S. A. Parameswaran, University of Oxford |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_August_2022_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_August_2022_03

What can we learn from the reported discovery of Majorana states?

InAs-Al Hybrid Devices Passing the Topological Gap Protocol Authors: Microsoft Quantum arXiv:2207.02472v2; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2207.02472 Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_July_2022_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_July_2022_01

A New Twist on High-Tc Superconductivity

1. Twisted van der Waals Josephson Junction Based on a High-Tc Superconductor Authors: Jongyun Lee, Wonjun Lee, Gi-Yeop Kim, Yong-Bin Choi, Jinho Park, Seong Jang, Genda Gu, Si-Young Choi, Gil Young Cho, Gil-Ho Lee, and Hu-Jong Lee Nano Lett. 2021, 21, 10469-10477; DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c03906 2. Emergent Interfacial Superconductivity between Twisted Cuprate Superconductors Authors: S. Y. […]

Flying with q directions: Consequences on flocking transition

Susceptibility of Polar Flocks to Spatial Anisotropy Authors: Alexandre Solon, Hugues Chaté, John Toner, and Julien Tailleur Phys. Rev. Lett. 128, 208004 (2022); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.208004 Recommended with a commentary by Étienne Fodor and Alessandro Manacorda , University of Luxembourg |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_July_2022_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_July_2022_03

UTe2: A new Topological Superconductor?

1. Nearly ferromagnetic spin-triplet superconductivity Authors: S. Ran, C. Eckberg, Q-P. Ding, Y. Furukawa, T. Metz, S. R. Saha, I-L Liu, M. Zic, H. Kim, J-P. Paglione, and N. P. Butch Science, 6454, 365 (2019); DOI: 10.1126/science.aav8645 2. Chiral superconductivity in heavy-fermion metal UTe2 Authors: L. Jiao, S. Howard, S. Ran, Z. Wang, J. O. […]

Bringing balance to the (osmotic) force

1. Balance of osmotic pressures determines the nuclear-to-cytoplasmic volume ratio of the cell Authors: Dan Deviri and Samuel A. Safran PNAS, 119(21) e2118301119 (2022); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2118301119 2. Control of nuclear size by osmotic forces in Schizosaccharomyces pombe Authors: Joël Lemière, Paula Real-Calderon, Liam J. Holt, Thomas G. Fai, and Fred Chang bioRxiv; DOI: 10.1101/2021.12.05.471221 Recommended […]

Learning from memories of quantum states

Quantum advantage in learning from experiments Authors: Hsin-Yuan Huang, Michael Broughton, Jordan Cotler, Sitan Chen, Jerry Li, Masoud Mohseni, Hartmut Neven, Ryan Babbush, Richard Kueng, John Preskill, and Jarrod R. McClean arXiv:2112.00778; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2112.00778 Recommended with a commentary by Ehud Altman, UC Berkeley |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_May_2022_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_May_2022_01

Inducing ferromagnetism with light

Light-induced ferromagnetism in moiré superlattices Authors: Xi Wang, Chengxin Xiao, Heonjoon Park, Jiayi Zhu, Chong Wang, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Jiaqiang Yan, Di Xiao, Daniel R. Gamelin, Wang Yao, and Xiaodong Xu Nature 604, 468 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04472-z Recommended with a commentary by Liang Fu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may […]

What can we learn from the nickelate vs. cuprate phase diagrams?

Character of the “normal state” of the nickelate superconductors Authors: Kyuho Lee, Bai Yang Wang, Motoki Osada, Berit H. Goodge, Tiffany C. Wang, Yonghun Lee, Shannon Harvey, Woo Jin Kim, Yijun Yu, Chaitanya Murthy, Srinivas Raghu, Lena F. Kourkoutis, and Harold Y. Hwang arXiv:2203.02580; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2203.02580 Recommended with a commentary by Atsushi Fujimori, National Tsunghua […]

Probing many-body localization through the decay of a single photon

Down-conversion of a single photon as a probe of many-body localization Authors: Nitish Mehta, Roman Kuzmin, Cristiano Ciuti, and Vladimir E. Manucharyan arXiv:2203.17186; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2203.17186 Recommended with a commentary by Steven M. Girvin, Yale University |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_April_2022_02 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_April_2022_02