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New bound on the precision of the fractional charge in a fractional quantum Hall fluid

Direct Comparison of Fractional and Integer Quantized Hall Resistance Authors: Franz J. Ahlers, Martin Götz, and Klaus Pierz arXiv:1703.05213 Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University. |View Commentary| JCCM_June_2017_02

On the character of the superconductor to metal transition in overdoped cuprates

Dependence of the critical temperature in overdoped copper oxides on superfluid density. Authors: I. Bozovic, X. He, J. Wu, and A. T. Bollinger. Nature 536, 309 (2016) Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University. |View Commentary| JCCM_August_2016_01

Getting a grip on quantum criticality in metals

1.Ising nematic quantum critical point in a metal: a Monte Carlo study. Authors:Yoni Schattner, Samuel Lederer, Steven A. Kivelson, Erez Berg. arXiv:1511.03282 2.The nature of effective interaction in cuprate superconductors: a sign-problem-free quantum Monte-Carlo study. Authors: Zi-Xiang Li, Fa Wang, Hong Yao, Dung-Hai Lee. arXiv:1512.04541 3.Competing Orders in a Nearly Antiferromagnetic Metal. Authors: Yoni Schattner, […]

Non-Fermi Liquid Phases and Intertwined Orders in Semimetals with Quadratic Band-Touching

1) Non-Fermi liquid and topological states with strong spin-orbit coupling Authors: E-G. Moon, C. Xu, Y. B. Kim, and L. Balents Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 206401 (2013) 2) Superconductivity on the brink of spin-charge order in doped honeycomb bilayer Authors: O. Vafek, J. M. Murry, and V. Cvetkovic Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 147002 (2014) 3) […]

The Complexity of the t/J Model

Competing states in the t/J model: uniform d-wave state versus stripe state Authors: P.Corboz, T.M.Rice,and Matthias Troyer. arXiv:1402.2859 Recommended with commentary by Steven Kivelson, Stanford University |View Commentary| JCCM_MAR_2014_02

Incipient CDW Order in the Pseudo-Gap Phase of the Cuprates

1. Direct observation of competition between superconductivity and charge density wave order in YBa2 Cu3 Oy. Authors: J. Chang, E. Blackburn, A. T. Holmes, N. B. Christensen, J. Larsen, J. Mesot, Ruixing Liang, D. A. Bonn, W. N. Hardy, A. Watenphul, M. v. Zimmermann, E. M. Forgan and S. M. Hayden. arXiv:1206.4333. (Nat. Phys. published […]

Dynamical arrest in supercooled liquids – jamming or free energy barriers?

1. The role of attractive forces in viscous liquids Authors: L. Berthier and Gilles Tarjus, J. Chem. Phys. 134, 214503 (2011). 2. Testing “microscopic” theories of glass-forming liquids Authors: L. Berthier and Gilles Tarjus, Eur. Phys. E 34, 96 (2011). Recommended and a commentary by S. A. Kivelson, Stanford University. | View Commentary (pdf) | […]

Spin Liquid Groundstates?

1. Quantum spin-liquid emerging in two-dimensional correlated Dirac fermions Authors: Z. Y. Meng, T. C. Lang, S. Wessel, F. F. Assaad, and A. Muramatsu Nature 464, 847 (2010) 2. Spin liquid ground state of the S=1/2 Kagome Heisenberg Model Authors: S. Yan, D. A. Huse, and S. R. White arXiv:1011.6114 Recommended with a commentary by […]

Universal Critical Behavior of the Quantum Hall Plateau Transition

1. Crossover from the nonuniversal scaling regime to the universal scaling regime in quantum Hall plateau transitions Authers: Wanli Li, J. S. Xia, C. L. Vicente, N. S. Sullivan, W. Pan, D. C. Tsui, L. N. Pfei er, and K. W. West Phys. Rev. B 81, 033305 (2010). 2. Scaling in Plateau-to-Plateau Transition: A Direct Connection […]

Superconductivity in the repulsive Hubbard model: an asymptotically exact weak-coupling solution

Authors: S. Raghu. S. A. Kivelson and D. J. Scalapino arXiv:1002591v1 [cond-mat.supr-con] Recommended and Commentary by Peter Wöfle, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_MAY2010_03

Is Cs3C60 a cubic high temperature superconductor?

The Disorder-Free Non-BCS Superconductor Cs3C60 Emerges from an Antiferromagnetic Insulator Parent State Authors: Y.Takabayashi, A. Y. Ganin, P. Jegli, D. Aron, T. Takano, Y. Iwasa, Y. Ohishi, M. Takata, N. Takeshita, K. Prassides, M. J. Rosseinsky Science 323, 1585 – 1590 (2009). Recommended by Steven Kivelson, Stanford University | View Commentary | JCCM_Oct09_02

Experimental Search for Non-Abelian Anyons

“Measurement of lling factor 5/2 quasiparticle interference with observation of charge e/4 and e/2 period oscillations” Authors: R. L. Willett, L. N. Pfeiffer, and K. W. West arXiv:0807.0221; PNAS online doi.10.1073 Recommended with a commentary by Steve Kivelson (Stanford) and Chetan Nayak (Microsoft Station Q and UCSB) | View Commentary | JCCM_May09_02

Fluctuating superconductivity in organic molecular metals close to the Mott transition

Authors: M-S Nam, A. Ardavan, S. J. Blundell and J. A. Schlueter, Nature 449, 4 (2007) Recommended with a Commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University. | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_Nov07_03

Spin-polarization induced tenfold magnetoresistivity of highly metallic two-dimensional holes in a narrow GaAs quantum well

Authors: X.P.A.Gao, G.S.Boebinger, A.P.Mills, Jr., A.P.Ramirez, L.N.Pfeiffer, and K.W.West Physical Review B 73, 241315 (2006); Recommended with a Commentary by Steve Kivelson, Stanford University. | View PDF | JCCM_April07_03

Organizers, Advisory Committee, and Correspondents in the last two years

Organizers: Alexander Grosberg New York University Chandra M. Varma (Chief organizer) University of California, Riverside Advisory Committee: Zachary Fisk, University of California, Irvine Paul Ginsparg, Cornell University Robert Laughlin, Stanford University David Pines, University of California, Davis and ICAM, Chairperson Correspondents in the last two years: Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology | View Contributions […]

Universality of the “1/8-th” anomaly in Cuprates

Authors: R. Liang, D.A.Bonn, and W.N.Hardy Recommended and a Commentary by S.A.Kivelson, Stanford University.  | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_Apr06_01)

First experimental measure of fractional statistics

Authors: F. E. Camino, Wei Zhou, and V. J. Goldman Recommended and Commentary by Steven Kivelson, Stanford University.  | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_June05_02)

Superconductivity in the Insulating Phase above the Field-tuned Superconductor to Insulator Transition

Authors: Myles Steiner and Aharon Kapitulnik Recommended and a Commentary by Steve Kivelson, Stanford University.  | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_Jan05_02)