Current Selections

An apparent quantized thermal Hall effect in a magnetic insulator

June 29th, 2018

Majorana quantization and half-integer thermal quantum Hall effect in a Kitaev spin liquid
Authors: Y. Kasahara, T. Ohnishi, Y. Mizukami, O. Tanaka, Sixiao Ma, K. Sugii, N. Kurita, H. Tanaka, J. Nasu, Y. Motome, T. Shibauchi, and Y. Matsuda

Recommended with a commentary by Leon Balents, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, UCSB.
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A breakthrough in many body quantum chaos

June 29th, 2018

1. Many-body quantum chaos: Analytic connection to random matrix theory
Authors: Pavel Kos, Marko Ljubotina, and Tomaž Prosen
Phys. Rev. X 8, 021062 (2018)

2. Exact spectral form factor in a minimal model of many body quantum chaos
Authors: Bruno Bertini, Pavel Kos, and Tomaž Prosen

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

May 30th, 2018

Imaging resonant dissipation from individual atomic defects in graphene
Authors: Dorri Halbertal, Moshe Ben Shalom, Aviram Uri, Kousik Bagani, Alexander Y. Meltzer, Ido Marcus, Yuri Myasoedov, John Birkbeck, Leonid S. Levitov, Andre K. Geim, Eli Zeldov
Science 358, 1303-1306 (2017)

Recommended with a commentary by Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology.
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