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

September 30th, 2020

Simulations of Nanoseparated Charged Surfaces Reveal Charge-Induced Water Reorientation and Nonadditivity of Hydration and Mean-Field Electrostatic Repulsion
Authors: Alexander Schlaich, Alexandre P. dos Santos, and Roland R. Netz
Langmuir 35, 551–560 (2019); DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03474

Recommended with a commentary by Albert Johner, Institut Charles Sadron Strasbourg
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DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_September_2020_01

Embarass de richesses in non-DLVO colloid interactions

September 30th, 2020

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 a commentary by Rudolf Podgornik, University of Chinese Academy of Science, and David Andelman, Tel Aviv University
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DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_September_2020_02

Doped copper oxygen planes in a clean habitat

September 30th, 2020

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 369 833-838 (2020); DOI: 10.1126/science.aay7311

Recommended with a commentary by Dung-Hai Lee, University of California, Berkeley
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DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_September_2020_03

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

September 30th, 2020

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

2. Observation of E8 particles in an Ising chain antiferromagnet
Authors: Zhao Zhang, Kirill Amelin, Xiao Wang, Haiyuan Zou, Jiahao Yang, Urmas Nagel, Toomas Rõõm, Tusharkanti Dey, Agustinus Agung Nugroho, Thomas Lorenz, Jianda Wu, and Zhe Wang
Phys. Rev. B 101, 220411(R) (2020); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.220411

3. Experimental observation of quantum many-body excitations of E8 symmetry in the Ising chain ferromagnet CoNb2O6
Authors: Kirill Amelin, Johannes Engelmayer, Johan Viirok, Urmas Nagel, Toomas Rõõm, Thomas Lorenz, and Zhe Wang
Phys. Rev. B 102, 104431 (2020); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.102.104431

Recommended with a commentary by Masaki Oshikawa, University of Tokyo
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DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_September_2020_04