Current Selections

Probing Composite Fermions with a Wigner Crystal and Vice-Versa

February 27th, 2018

Cyclotron Orbits of Composite Fermions in the Fractional Quantum Hall Regime
Authors: Insun Jo, Hao Deng, Yang Liu, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, K.W. Baldwin, and M. Shayegan
Phys. Rev. Lett. 20, 016802 (2018)

Recommended with a commentary by S. M. Girvin, Yale University.
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Successful Engineering of a Yang Monopole

February 27th, 2018

Observation of a non-Abelian Yang Monopole: From New Chern Numbers to a Topological Transition
Authors: Seiji Sugawa, Francisco Salces-Carcoba, Abigail R. Perry, Yuchen Yue, and Ian B. Spielman

Recommended with a commentary by Tin-Lun Ho, The Ohio State University.
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Smart materials that are actually smart

February 27th, 2018

1. Combinatorial design of textured mechanical metamaterials
Authors: Corentin Coulais, Eial Teomy, Koen de Reus, Yair Shokef and Martin van Hecke
Nature 535, 529 – 532 (2016)

2. Designing self-powered materials systems that perform pattern recognition
Authors: Yan Fang, Victor V. Yashin, Steven P. Levitan and Anna C. Balazs
Chem. Commun., 53, 7692 (2017)

Recommended with a commentary by Christian Santangelo, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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