Current Selections

Angels & Demons: Majorana & Dirac fermions in a quantum Hall edge channel

September 29th, 2017

1. A mechanism of e2/2h conductance plateau without 1D chiral Majorana fermions
Authors: Wenjie Ji and Xiao-Gang Wen

2. Disorder-induced half-integer quantized conductance plateau in quantum anomalous Hall insulator–superconductor structures
Authors: Yingyi Huang, F. Setiawan, and Jay D. Sau

Recommended with a commentary by Carlo Beenakker, Instituut-Lorentz, Leiden University.
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The Time for Disorder Has Come

September 29th, 2017

Random Matrices and Complexity of Spin Glasses
Authors: Antonio Auffinger, Gérard Ben Arous, Jiří Černý
Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics 66, 165-201 (2013)

Recommended with a commentary by Patrick Charbonneau, Duke University.
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A jump in our understanding of quantum criticality in metals

September 29th, 2017

Exact critical exponents for the antiferromagnetic quantum critical metal in two dimensions
Authors: Andres Schlief, Peter Lunts, and Sung-Sik Lee
Phys. Rev. X 7, 021010 (2017)

Recommended with a commentary by Andrey V Chubukov, University of Minnesota.
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