Current Selections

From traffic jams on RNA to the quantum mechanics of spin chains

April 29th, 2017

1. Kinetics of biopolymerization on nucleic acid templates
Authors: C. T. MacDonald, J. H. Gibbs and A. C. Pipkin
Biopolymers, 6(1), pp.1-25 (1968)

2. Bethe solution for the dynamical-scaling exponent of the noisy Burgers equation
Authors: Leh-Hun Gwa and Herbert Spohn
Phys. Rev. A 46, 844 (1992)

3. Exactly Solvable Models for Many-Body Systems Far from Equilibrium
Authors: G.M. Schütz and K.J. Wiese
Vol.19, Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena, edited by Domb and Green (2001)

Recommended with a commentary by Robijn Bruinsma, University of California, Los Angeles.
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Spinning Spins

April 29th, 2017

1. Barnett effect in paramagnetic states
Authors: Masao Ono, Hiroyuki Chudo, Kazuya Harii, Satoru Okayasu, Mamoru Matsuo, Jun’ichi Ieda, Ryo Takahashi, Sadamichi Maekawa, and Eiji Saitoh
Phys. Rev. B 92, 174424 (2015)

2. Observation of Barnett fields in solids by nuclear magnetic resonance
Authors: Hiroyuki Chudo, Masao Ono, Kazuya Harii, Mamoru Matsuo, Jun’ichi Ieda, Rie Haruki, Satoru Okayasu, Sadamichi Maekawa, Hiroshi Yasuoka1 and Eiji Saitoh
Applied Physics Express 7, 063004 (2014)

3. Rotational Doppler Effect and Barnett Field in Spinning NMR
Authors: Hiroyuki Chudo, Kazuya Harii, Mamoru Matsuo, Jun’ichi Ieda, Masao Ono, Sadamichi Maekawa, and Eiji Saitoh
J. Phys. Soc. Japan 84, 043601 (2015)

4. Spin hydrodynamic generation
Authors: R. Takahashi, M. Matsuo, M. Ono, K. Harii, H. Chudo, S. Okayasu, J. Ieda, S. Takahashi, S. Maekawa, and E. Saitoh
Nature Physics 12, 52 (2016)

Recommended with a commentary by S. M. Girvin, Yale University.
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Time crystals without localization?

April 29th, 2017

Observation of discrete time-crystalline order in a disordered dipolar many-body system
Authors: Soonwon Choi, Joonhee Choi, Renate Landig, Georg Kucsko, Hengyun Zhou, Junichi Isoya, Fedor Jelezko, Shinobu Onoda, Hitoshi Sumiya, Vedika Khemani, Curt von Keyserlingk, Norman Y. Yao, Eugene Demler, and Mikhail D. Lukin
Nature 543, 221225 (2017), arXiv:1610.08057

Recommended with a commentary by Rahul Nandkishore, University of Colorado at Boulder.
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