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At Last! Measurement of fractional statistics

Direct observation of anyonic braiding statistics at the ν = 1/3 fractional quantum Hall state Authors: James Nakamura, Shuang Liang, Geoffrey C. Gardner, and Michael J. Manfra arXiv:2006.14115 Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson (Stanford University) and Charles M. Marcus (Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, and Microsoft Quantum Lab–Copenhagen) |View Commentary (pdf)| […]

Evidence of an anomalous metallic phase in a high temperature superconducting device

Quantum coherence across bosonic superconductor-anomalous metal-insulator transitions Authors: Chao Yang, Yi Liu, Yang Wang, Liu Feng, Qianmei He, Jian Sun, Yue Tang, Chunchun Wu, Jie Xiong, Wanli Zhang, Xi Lin, Hong Yao, Haiwen Liu, Gustavo Fernandes, Jimmy Xu, James M. Valles Jr., Jian Wang, and Yanrong Li arXiv:1901.07706 Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. […]

Nematic Quantum Hall Fluid Without Stripes

Pomeranchuk instability of composite Fermi liquid Authors: K. Lee, J. Shao, E-A Kim, F.D.M. Haldane, and E. H. Rezai arXiv:1802.08261 Recommended with a commentary by Steven A. Kivelson, Stanford University. |View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_August_2018_03

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| DOI: 10.36471/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| DOI: 10.36471/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| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_March_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) | DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_May_2010_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: Giuseppe CarleoFlatiron Institute Alexander GrosbergNew York University Chandra M. Varma, Chief organizerEmeritus, University of California, Riverside Advisory Committee: Paul Chaikin, NYU Steven Girvin, Yale University Andrew Millis, Columbia University Correspondents in the last two years: Anton Akhmerov, Delft University of Technology | View Contributions | Ehud Altman, UC Berkeley | View Contributions | Daniel […]

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)