Current Selections

Iron-based superconductors went topological ?

January 30th, 2018

1. Observation of topological superconductivity on the surface of iron-based superconductor
Authors: Peng Zhang, Koichiro Yaji, Takahiro Hashimoto, Yuichi Ota, Takeshi Kondo, Kozo Okazaki, Zhijun Wang, Jinsheng Wen, G. D. Gu, Hong Ding, and Shik Shin

2. Observation of pristine Majorana bound state in iron-based superconductor
Authors: Dongfei Wang, Lingyuan Kong, Peng Fan, Hui Chen, Yujie Sun, Shixuan Du, John Schneeloch, Ruidan Zhong, Genda Gu, Liang Fu, Hong Ding, and Hongjun Gao

Recommended with a commentary by Fa Wang, Peking University, Beijing.
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From local observables in a single eigenstate to parent Hamiltonians

January 30th, 2018

Determining a local Hamiltonian from a single eigenstate
Authors: Xiao-Liang Qi and Daniel Ranard

Recommended with a commentary by Ashvin Vishwanath, Harvard University.
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A coarse-grained theory of wrinkle patterns induced by geometric incompatibility

December 29th, 2017

The smectic order of wrinkles
Authors: H. Aharoni, D. V. Todorova, O. Albarrán, L. Goehring, R. D. Kamien and E. Katifori
Nature Communications 8, 15809 (2017)

Recommended with a commentary by Benny Davidovitch, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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