'Journal Articles'

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

Observation of Helical Edge Transport in a Screened Graphene

Helical quantum Hall phase in graphene on SrTiO3 Authors: Louis Veyrat, Corentin Déprez, Alexis Coissard, Xiaoxi Li, Frédéric Gay, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Zheng Han, Benjamin A. Piot, Hermann Sellier, and Benjamin Sacépé arXiv:1907.02299 Recommended with a commentary by Leonid I. Glazman, Yale University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_July_2019_03https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_July_2019_03

Robots in a condensed matter lab

1. Automated tuning of inter-dot tunnel couplings in quantum dot arrays Authors: C. J. van Diepen, P. T. Eendebak, B. T. Buijtendorp, U. Mukhopadhyay, T. Fujita, C. Reichl, W. Wegscheider, and L. M. K. Vandersypen Appl. Phys. Lett. 113, 033101 (2018), DOI:10.1063/1.5031034 (code: https://github.com/QuTech-Delft/qtt) 2. Efficiently measuring a quantum device using machine learning Authors: D.T. […]

Trails of Mobile Majoranas in an Iron Chalcogenide?

1. Signature of Dispersing 1D Majorana Channels in an Iron-based Superconductor Authors: Zhenyu Wang, Jorge Olivares Rodriguez, Martin Graham, G. D. Gu, Taylor Hughes, Dirk K. Morr, and Vidya Madhavan arXiv:1903.00515 2. Evidence for Helical Hinge Zero Modes in an Fe-Based Superconductor Authors: Mason J. Gray, Josef Freudenstein, Shu Yang F. Zhao, Ryan O’Connor, Samuel […]

Surfing on (or drowning under?) the threshold

Memories from the ergodic phase: the awkward dynamics of spherical mixed p-spin models Authors: G. Folena, S. Franz, and F. Ricci-Tersenghi arXiv:1903.01421 Recommended with a commentary by Francesco Zamponi, Laboratoire de Physique de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_June_2019_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_June_2019_03

X-ray Fourier holography of free-flying nanoparticles

Femtosecond X-ray Fourier holography imaging of free-flying nanoparticles Authors: Tais Gorkhover, Anatoli Ulmer, Ken Ferguson, Max Bucher, Filipe R. N. C. Maia, Johan Bielecki, Tomas Ekeberg, Max F. Hantke, Benedikt J. Daurer, Carl Nettelblad, Jakob Andreasson, Anton Barty, Petr Bruza, Sebastian Carron, Dirk Hasse, Jacek Krzywinski, Daniel S. D. Larsson, Andrew Morgan, Kerstin Mühlig, Maria […]

Is the undoped cuprate a simple antiferromagnet?

Giant thermal Hall conductivity from neutral excitations in the pseudogap phase of cuprates Authors: Gaël Grissonnanche, Anaëlle Legros, Sven Badoux, Etienne Lefrançois, Victor Zatko, Maude Lizaire, Francis Laliberté, Adrien Gourgout, Jianshi Zhou, Sunseng Pyon, Tomohiro Takayama, Hidenori Takagi, Shimpei Ono, Nicolas Doiron-Leyraud, and Louis Taillefer arXiv: 1901.03104 Recommended with a commentary by Dung-Hai Lee, U.C. […]

A River Through Quantum Hall Valleys

Interacting multi-channel topological boundary modes in a quantum Hall valley system Authors: Mallika T. Randeria, Kartiek Agarwal, Benjamin E. Feldman, Hao Ding, Huiwen Ji, R. J. Cava, S. L. Sondhi, Siddharth A. Parameswaran, and Ali Yazdani Nature 566, 363-367 (2019) Recommended with a commentary by Liang Fu, MIT |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_April_2019_01 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_April_2019_01

Quantum Simulation of Gauge Theories and Inflation

1. Self-Verifying Variational Quantum Simulation of the Lattice Schwinger Model Authors: Christian Kokail, Christine Maier, Rick van Bijnen, Tiff Brydges, Manoj K. Joshi, Petar Jurcevic, Christine A. Muschik, Pietro Silvi, Rainer Blatt, Christian F. Roos, and Peter Zoller arXiv:1810.03421 2. Probing quantum critical dynamics on a programmable Rydberg simulator Authors: Alexander Keesling, Ahmed Omran, Harry […]

Dancing is allowed in steady-states

Non-equilibrium systems have steady-state distributions and non-steady dynamics Author: Tanniemola B. Liverpool arXiv:1810.10980 Recommended with a commentary by Ramin Golestanian, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (Göttingen) and University of Oxford |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_April_2019_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_April_2019_03

Evidence of an anomalous metallic phase in a high temperature superconducting device

Quantum coherence across bosonic superconductor-anomalous metal-insulator transitions Authors: Chao Yang, Yi Liu, Yang Wang, Liu Feng, Qianmei He, Jian Sun, Yue Tang, Chunchun Wu, Jie Xiong, Wanli Zhang, Xi Lin, Hong Yao, Haiwen Liu, Gustavo Fernandes, Jimmy Xu, James M. Valles Jr., Jian Wang, and Yanrong Li arXiv:1901.07706 Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. […]

Phase diagram of the triangular lattice Hubbard model

Observation of a chiral spin liquid phase of the Hubbard model on the triangular lattice: a density matrix renormalization group study Authors: Aaron Szasz, Johannes Motruk, Michael P. Zaletel, Joel E. Moore arXiv:1808.00463 Recommended with a commentary by T. Senthil, Massachusetts Institute of Technology |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_March_2019_02 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_March_2019_02

Nucleosomes as treadmills

Chromatin remodelers couple inchworm motion with twist-defect formation to slide nucleosomal DNA Authors: Giovanni B. Brandani, Shoji Takada PlOS Comput Biol 14, e1006512 (2018) Recommended with a commentary by Helmut Schiessel, Leiden University |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_March_2019_03 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_March_2019_03

Jamming Aspherical Cows

1. Universality of jamming of nonspherical particles Authors: C. Brito, H. Ikeda, P. Urbani, M. Wyart, F. Zamponi Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 116, 11736-11741 (2018) 2. Translational and orientational glass transitions in the large-dimensional limit : a generalized replicated liquid theory and an application to patchy colloids Authors: H. […]

Fractional Quantum Hall from Overlap of Electron-Hole Bands

Fractional Excitonic Insulator Authors: Yichen Hu, Jörn W. F. Venderbos, C. L. Kane Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 126601 (2018), arXiv:1806.05681 Recommended with a commentary by Ashvin Vishwanath, Harvard University |View Commentary (pdf)|

New correlated phenomena in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene/s

1. Tuning superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene Authors: Matthew Yankowitz, Shaowen Chen, Hryhoriy Polshyn, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, David Graf, Andrea F. Young, Cory R. Dean Science 24 Jan 2019: eaav1910 2. Emergent ferromagnetism near three-quarters filling in twisted bilayer graphene Authors: Aaron L. Sharpe, Eli J. Fox, Arthur W. Barnard, Joe Finney, Kenji Watanabe, […]

Time to Respond

1. Artifact Free Transient Near-Field Nanoscopy Authors: A. J. Sternbach, J. Hinton, T. Slusar, A. S. McLeod, M. K. Liu, A. Frenzel, M. Wagner, R. Iraheta, F. Keilmann, A. Leitenstorfer, M. Fogler, H.-T. Kim, R. D. Averitt, and D. N. Basov Optics Express 25, 28589 (2017), arXiv:1706.08478 2. Photonic crystals for nano-light in moir graphene […]

Geometric frustrated assemblies

How geometric frustration shapes twisted fibres, inside and out: competing morphologies of chiral filament assembly Authors: Douglas M. Hall and Gregory M. Grason Interface Focus 7: 20160140 (2017) Recommended with a commentary by Roya Zandi, University of California, Riverside|View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_January_2019_02 https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_January_2019_02