Current Selections

Bad metals get ultra cold

October 30th, 2018

Bad metallic transport in a cold atom Fermi-Hubbard system
Authors: Peter T. Brown, Debayan Mitra, Elmer Guardado-Sanchez, Reza Nourafkan, Alexis Reymbaut, Simon Bergeron, A.-M. S. Tremblay, Jure Kokalj, David A. Huse, Peter Schaus, and Waseem S. Bakr

Recommended with a commentary by Ehud Altman, UC Berkeley.
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Using nitrogen-vacancy defects in diamond as in-situ sensors of band bending

October 30th, 2018

Spatial mapping of band bending in semiconductor devices using in situ quantum sensors
Authors: D.A. Broadway, N. Dontschuk, A. Tsai, S. E. Lillie, C. T.-K. Lew, J. C. McCallum, B. C. Johnson, M. W. Doherty, A. Stacey, L. C. L. Hollenberg & J.-P. Tetienne
Nature Electronics 1, 502–507 (2018)

Recommended with a commentary by Toeno van der Sar, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology.
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Particle-hole symmetry at the half-filled Landau level

September 30th, 2018

1. Particle-Hole Symmetry in the Fermion-Chern-Simons and Dirac Descriptions of a Half-Filled Landau Level
Authors: Chong Wang, Nigel R. Cooper, Bertrand I. Halperin, and Ady Stern
Phys. Rev. X 7, 031029 (2017)

2. Particle-hole symmetry and electromagnetic response of a half- filled Landau level
Authors: Michael Levin and Dam Thanh Son
Phys. Rev. B 95, 125120 (2017)

Recommended with a commentary by Michael Mulligan, UC Riverside.
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