'Journal Articles'

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

Heterochromatin and epigenetic memory from the viewpoint of polymer physics

Physical modeling of the heritability and maintenance of epigenetic modifications Authors: Sarah H. Sandholtz, Quinn MacPherson , and Andrew J. Spakowitz PNAS 117, 20423 (2020); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1920499117 Recommended with a commentary by Jens-Uwe Sommer, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden and TU Dresden |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_April_2022_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_April_2022_03

Towards a Practical Resistance Standard

Quantum anomalous Hall effect with a permanent magnet defines a quantum resistance standard Authors: Yuma Okazaki, Takehiko Oe, Minoru Kawamura, Ryutaro Yoshimi, Shuji Nakamura, Shintaro Takada, Masataka Mogi, Kei S. Takahashi, Atsushi Tsukazaki, Masashi Kawasaki, Yoshinori Tokura, and Nobu-Hisa Kaneko Nature Physics 18, 25-29 (2022); DOI: 10.1038/s41567-021-01424-8 Recommended with a commentary by Joe Checkelsky, Massachusetts […]

Maximizing space efficiency without order, analytically

Explicit Analytical Solution for Random Close Paking in d = 2 and d = 3 Authors: Alessio Zaccone Physical Review Letters 128, 028002 (2022); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.028002 Recommended with a commentary by Christos Likos, University of Vienna |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_March_2022_02 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_March_2022_02

Flux Quantization Cubed

Discovery of charge-4e and charge-6e superconductivity in kagome superconductor CsV3Sb5 Authors: Jun Ge, Pinyuan Wang, Ying Xing, Qiangwei Yin, Hechang Lei, Ziqiang Wang, and Jian Wang arXiv:2201.10352; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2201.10352 Recommended with a commentary by Chandra Varma, University of California, Berkeley – Visitor |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_March_2022_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_March_2022_03

A little frustration to sharpen the metamaterial

Non-orientable order and non-Abelian response in frustrated metamaterials Authors: Xiaofei Guo, Marcelo Guzman, David Carpentier, Denis Bartolo, and Corentin Coulais arXiv:2111.13933 Recommended with a commentary by Anton Souslov, University of Bath |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_February_2022_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_February_2022_01