Interaction between like-charged surfaces in water: does mean-field (Poisson Boltzmann) always apply for monovalent counterions?

Simulations of Nanoseparated Charged Surfaces Reveal Charge-Induced Water Reorientation and Nonadditivity of Hydration and Mean-Field Electrostatic RepulsionAuthors: Alexander Schlaich, Alexandre P. dos Santos, and Roland R. NetzLangmuir 35, 551–560 (2019); DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03474 Recommended with a commentary by Albert Johner, Institut Charles Sadron Strasbourg |View Commentary (pdf)| This commentary may be cited as:DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_September_2020_01https://doi.org/10.36471/JCCM_September_2020_01

Embarass de richesses in non-DLVO colloid interactions

1. Forces between solid surfaces in aqueous electrolyte solutions Authors: Alexander M.Smith, Michal Borkovec, and Gregor Trefalt Adv. Colloid. Int. Sci. 275, 102078, (2020); DOI: 10.1016/j.cis.2019.102078 2. Forces between silica particles in isopropanol solutions of 1:1 electrolytes Authors: Biljana Stojimirović, Marco Galli, and Gregor Trefalt Phys. Rev. Res. 2, 023315 (2020); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevResearch.2.023315 Recommended with […]

Doped copper oxygen planes in a clean habitat

Observation of small Fermi pockets protected by clean CuO2 sheets of a high-Tc superconductor Authors: So Kunisada, Shunsuke Isono, Yoshimitsu Kohama, Shiro Sakai, Cédric Bareille, Shunsuke Sakuragi, Ryo Noguchi, Kifu Kurokawa, Kenta Kuroda, Yukiaki Ishida, Shintaro Adachi, Ryotaro Sekine, Timur K. Kim, Cephise Cacho, Shik Shin, Takami Tohyama, Kazuyasu Tokiwa, and Takeshi Kondo Science 369 […]

Experimental observations of the universal cascade of bound states in quantum Ising chain in a magnetic field and E8 symmetry

1. Exceptional E8 symmetry in spin dynamics of quasi-one-dimensional antiferromagnet BaCo2V2O8 Authors: Haiyuan Zou, Y. Cui, X. Wang, Z. Zhang, J. Yang, G. Xu, A. Okutani, M. Hagiwara, M. Matsuda, G. Wang, G. Mussardo, K. Hódsági, M. Kormos, Z. Z. He, S. Kimura, Rong Yu, Weiqiang Yu, Jie Ma, and Jianda Wu arXiv:2005.13302 2. Observation […]