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