'Journal Articles'

AI theorist? Not yet

AI Feynman: A physics-inspired method for symbolic regression Authors: Silviu-Marian Udrescu and Max Tegmark Sci. Adv. 6 : eaay2631, 2020; DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aay2631 Recommended with a commentary by Ilya Nemenman, Emory University |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as: DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_May_2020_02 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_May_2020_02

What drives superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene?

1. The interplay of insulating and superconducting orders in magic-angle graphene bilayers Authors: Petr Stepanov, Ipsita Das, Xiaobo Lu, Ali Fahimniya, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Frank H. L. Koppens, Johannes Lischner, Leonid Levitov, and Dmitri K. Efetov arXiv:1911.09198 2. Decoupling superconductivity and correlated insulators in twisted bilayer graphene Authors: Yu Saito, Jingyuan Ge, Kenji Watanabe, […]

Quantum scars and partial breaking of ergodicity

1. Probing many-body dynamics on a 51-atom quantum simulator Authors: Hannes Bernien, Sylvain Schwartz, Alexander Keesling, Harry Levin, Ahmed Omran, Hannes Pichler, Soonwon Choi, Alexander S. Zibrov, Manuel Endres, Markus Greiner, Vladan Vuletić and Mikhail D. Lukin Nature 551, 579-584 (2017); DOI: 10.1038/nature24622 arXiv:1707.04344 2. Weak ergodicity breaking from quantum many body scars Authors: C. […]

Disclination Loops as Fundamental Excitations in Three-Dimensional Active Matter

1. Topological structure and dynamics of three-dimensional active nematics Authors: G. Duclos, R. Adkins, D. Banerjee, M. S. E. Peterson, M. Varghese, I. Kolvin, A. Baskaran, R. A. Pelcovits, T. R. Powers, A. Baskaran, F. Toschi, M. F. Hagan, S. J. Streichan, V. Vitelli, D. A. Beller, and Z. Dogic Science 367, 1120 (2020); DOI: […]

Fragility in time-reversal protected topological phases

Time’s Arrow and the Fragility of Topological Phases Authors: Max McGinley and Nigel R. Cooper arXiv:2003.08120 Recommended with a commentary by Michael Zaletel, University of California, Berkeley |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_April_2020_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_April_2020_03

Arrest in Coarsening in Biological Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation – or – ‘It ain’t necessarily so …’

1. Hydrodynamically Interrupted Droplet Growth in Scalar Active Matter Authors: Rajesh Singh and M. E. Cates Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 148005 (2019), DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.148005 2. Physics of active emulsions Authors: Christoph A Weber, David Zwicker, Frank Jülicher, and Chiu Fan Lee Rep. Prog. Phys. 82, 064601 (2019), DOI:10.1088/1361-6633/ab052b Recommended with a commentary by Tom McLeish, University […]

Symmetry indicators for topological superconductors

1. Refined symmetry indicators for topological superconductors in all space groups Authors: S. Ono, H. C. Po, and H. Watanabe arXiv:1909.09634 2. Symmetry-based indicators for topological Bogoliubov-de Gennes Hamiltonians Authors: M. Geier, P. W. Brouwer and L. Trifunovic arXiv:1910.11271 Recommended with a commentary by Raquel Queiroz and Ady Stern, Weizmann Institute of Science |View Commentary […]

Compositional Levy Flights

Selection-like biases emerge in population models with recurrent jackpot events Authors: Oskar Hallatschek Genetics 210, 1053 (2018); DOI: 10.1534/genetics.118.301516 Recommended with a commentary by Kirill S. Korolev, Boston University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_February_2020_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_February_2020_01

Topological Superconductivity in a Phase-Controlled Quasi-one-dimensional planar Josephson-Junction

1. Evidence of topological superconductivity in planar Josephson junctions Authors: Antonio Fornieri, Alexander M. Whiticar, F. Setiawan, Elías Portolés, Asbjørn C. C. Drachmann, Anna Keselman, Sergei Gronin, Candice Thomas, Tian Wang, Ray Kallaher, Geoffrey C. Gardner, Erez Berg, Michael J. Manfra, Ady Stern, Charles M. Marcus, and Fabrizio Nichele Nature 569, 89-92 (2019); DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1068-8 […]

Lightly doped SrTiO3: A challenge to conventional solid state theory

1. Heavy non-degenerate electrons in doped strontium titanate Authors: Clément Collignon, Phillipe Bourges, Benoît Fauqué, and Kamran Behnia arXiv:2001.04668 2. Scalable T2 resistivity in a small single-component Fermi surface Authors: Xiao Lin, Benoît Fauqué, and Kamran Behnia Science 349, 945 (2015); DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa8655 Recommended with a commentary by Peter Wölfle, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology |View […]

Frustrated packing of trees

Entropic Effects in Cell Lineage Tree Packings Authors: Jasmin Imran Alsous, Paul Villoutreix, Norbert Stoop, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, and Jörn Dunkel Nature Physics, 14, 1016 (2018), DOI: 10.1038/s41567-018-0202-0 Recommended with a commentary by Alexander Y. Grosberg, New York University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_January_2020_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_January_2020_01

Conformal bootstrap and the λ-point specific heat experimental anomaly

Carving out OPE space and precise O(2) model critical exponents Authors: Shai M. Chester, Walter Landry, Junyu Liu, David Poland, David Simmons-Duffin, Ning Su, and Alessandro Vichi arXiv:1912.03324 Recommended with a commentary by Slava Rychkov, IHES (Bures-sur-Yvette) |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_January_2020_02 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_January_2020_02

Fermi arcs tie the knot

1. Cyclotron orbit knot and tunable-field quantum Hall effect Authors: Yi Zhang Phys. Rev. Research 1, 022005(R) (2019); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevResearch.1.022005 2. Quantum Hall effect based on Weyl orbits in Cd3As2 Authors: Cheng Zhang, Yi Zhang, Xiang Yuan, Shiheng Lu, Jinglei Zhang, Awadhesh Narayan, Yanwen Liu, Huiqin Zhang, Zhuoliang Ni, Ran Liu, Eun Sang Choi, Alexey […]

Nonintegrable mechanics

Odd elasticity Authors: Colin Scheibner, Anton Souslov, Debarghya Banerjee, Piotr Surowka, William T. M. Irvine and Vincenzo Vitelli arXiv:1902.07760 Recommended with a commentary by Aparna Baskaran, Brandeis University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_December_2019_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_December_2019_01

Electronic structure, magnetism, and superconductivity in infinite-layer nickelates

1. Electronic structure of the parent compound of superconducting infinite-layer nickelates Authors: M. Hepting, D. Li, C. J. Jia, H. Lu, E. Paris, Y. Tseng, X. Feng, M. Osada, E. Been, Y. Hikita, Y.-D. Chuang, Z. Hussain, K. J. Zhou, A. Nag, M. Garcia-Fernandez, M. Rossi, H. Y. Huang, D. J. Huang, Z. X. Shen, […]

Fluctuation-induced odd-frequency pairing

Odd-frequency spin-triplet instability in disordered electron liquid Authors: Vladimir A. Zyuzin and Alexander M. Finkel’stein arXiv:1912.04258 Recommended with a commentary by Jörg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_December_2019_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_December_2019_03

The elements of texture

1. Umbilic Lines in Orientational Order Authors: Thomas Machon and Gareth P. Alexander Phys. Rev. X 6, 011033 (2016); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.6.011033 2. Interpretation of saddle-splay and the Oseen-Frank free energy in liquid crystals Author: Jonathan V. Selinger Liquid Cryst. Rev. 6, 129-142 (2019); arXiv:1901.06306 3. Uniform distortions and generalized elasticity of liquid crystals Author: Epifanio […]

Understanding Rigidity in Colloidal Gels

Correlated rigidity percolation and colloidal gels Authors: Shang Zhang, Leyou Zhang, Mehdi Bouzid, D. Zeb Rocklin, Emanuela Del Gado, and Xiaoming Mao Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 33 (2019) Recommended with a commentary by Bulbul Chakraborty, Brandeis University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_October_2019_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_October_2019_01

A Big Quantum Computer

Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor Authors: Frank Arute, Kunal Arya, … (73 more authors) … Hartmut Neven, and John Martinis Nature 574, 505–510 (2019) Recommended with a commentary by David DiVincenzo, Forschungszentrum Jülich |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_October_2019_02 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_October_2019_02