'Journal Articles'

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

Rational Design of Magnetic Topological Insulators

1. Magnetic-field-induced quantized anomalous Hall effect in intrinsic magnetic topological insulator MnBi2Te4 Authors: Yujun Deng, Yijun Yu, Meng Zhu Shi, Jing Wang, Xian Hui Chen and Yuanbo Zhang arXiv:1904.11468 2. Quantum phase transition from axion insulator to Chern insulator in MnBi2Te4 Authors: Chang Liu, Yongchao Wang, Hao Li, Yang Wu, Yaoxin Li, Jiaheng Li, Ke […]

Understanding Entropy

Gibbs and Boltzmann Entropy in Classical and Quantum Mechanics Authors: Sheldon Goldstein, Joel L. Lebowitz, Roderich Tumulka, and Nino Zanghi arXiv:1903.11870 Recommended with a commentary by Deepak Dhar, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_September_2019_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_September_2019_01

Hyperuniformity in jammed packings

1. Two Diverging Length Scales in the Structure of Jammed Packings Authors: D. Hexner, A. J. Liu, and S. R. Nagel Phys. Rev. Lett 121, 115501 (2018) 2. Can a Large Packing be Assembled from Smaller Ones? Authors: D. Hexner, P. Urbani, and F. Zamponi Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 068003 (2019) Recommended with a commentary […]

Four regimes of transport in a two-dimensional Fermi fluid

1. The Hierarchy of Excitation Lifetimes in Two-Dimensional Fermi Gases Authors: Patrick J. Ledwith, Haoyu Guo, and Leonid Levitov arXiv:1905.03751 2. Fermionic Retroreflection, Hole Jets and Magnetic Steering in 2D Electron Systems Authors: Lev Haldar Kendrick, Patrick J. Ledwith, Andrey Shytov, and Leonid Levitov arXiv:1810.07588 3. Fermionic Retroreflection, Hole Jets and Magnetic Steering in 2D […]

Hidden landscape of an Anderson insulator

Computing spectra without solving eigenvalue problems Authors: Douglas N. Arnold, Guy David, Marcel Filoche, David Jerison, and Svitlana Mayboroda SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 41, B69 (2019); DOI: 10.1137/17M1156721 arXiv:1711.04888 Recommended with a commentary by Carlo Beenakker, Leiden University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_August_2019_01https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_August_2019_01

Rydberg atoms, topological order and quantum magnets

1. Observation of a symmetry-protected topological phase of interacting bosons with Rydberg atoms Authors: Sylvain de Léséleuc, Vincent Lienhard, Pascal Scholl, Daniel Barredo, Sebastian Weber, Nicolai Lang, Hans Peter Büchler, Thierry Lahaye, and Antoine Browaeys Science 365, 775–780 (2019); DOI: 10.1126/science.aav9105 arXiv:1810.13286 2. Synthetic three-dimensional atomic structures assembled atom by atom Authors: Daniel Barredo, Vincent […]

Driving assembly far from equilibrium

1. Design principles for nonequilibrium self assembly Authors: Michael Nguyen and Suriyanarayanan Vaikuntanathan Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 113, 14231-14236(2016); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1609983113 2. Dissipation induced transitions in elastic strings Authors: Michael Nguyen and Suriyanarayanan Vaikuntanathan arXiv:1803.04368 Recommended with a commentary by Michael F. Hagan, Brandeis University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_August_2019_03https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_August_2019_03

Return of the Hexatic : A Quantum Vortex Fluid?

1. Melting of the Vortex Lattice through Intermediate Hexatic Fluid in an a-MoGe Thin Film Authors: I. Roy, S. Dutta, A. N. R. Choudhury, S. Basistha, I. Maccari, S. Mandal, J. Jesudasan, V. Bagwe, C. Castellani, L. Benfatto, and P. Raychaudhuri Phys. Rev. Lett., 122, 047001 (2019); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.047001 2. Evidence of Quantum Vortex Fluid […]

Viscoelasticity Cannot Create Stability

1. Delayed instabilities in viscoelastic solids through a metric description Authors: E. Urbach and E. Efrati arXiv:1711.09491 2. The metric description of viscoelasticity and instabilities in viscoelastic solids Authors: E. Urbach and E. Efrati arXiv:1806.01237 Recommended with a commentary by Sam Dillavou and Shmuel Rubinstein, Harvard University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_July_2019_02https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_July_2019_02