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Crystalline silicon that conducts heat like a glass

1. Silicon nanowires as efficient thermoelectric materials Authors: A.I. Boukai, Y. Bunimovich, J. Tahir-Kheli, J.K. Yu, W.A. Goddard III, J.R. Heath Nature 451, 1680 (2008) 2. Enhanced thermoelectric performance of rough silicon nanowires Authors: A.I. Hochbaum, R.K. Chen, R.D. Delgado, W.J. Liang, M. Najarian, A. Majumdar, and P.D. Yang Nature 451, 1680 (2008) Recommended with […]

Correspondents prior to last two years

Elihu Abrahams, Rutgers University | View Contributions | Vivek Aji, University of California, Riverside |  View Contributions | Jason Alicea, California Institute of Technology | View Contributions | Philip Anderson, Princeton University, Princeton | View Contributions | Arezoo M. Ardekani, University of Notre Dame | View Contributions | Aparna Baskaran, Brandeis University | View Contributions | Robert […]

Mössbauer spectroscopy sees atoms tunneling in a crystal. Direct experimental evidence for atomic tunneling of Europium in crystalline Eu8Ga16Ge30

Authors: Raphaël P. Hermann, Veerle Keppens, Pierre Bonville, George S. Nolas, Fernande Grandjean, Gary J. Long, Hans M. Christen, Bryan C. Chakoumakos, Brian C. Sales, and David Mandrus Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 017401 (2006) Recommended and a commentary by S. Paschen, Institute of Solid State Physics, TU Vienna, Austria | View Commentary PDF | JCCM_January07_03

Specific Heat Provides New Evidence for Bose-Einstein Condensation of Magnons in Quantum Magnets

1. Bose-Einstein Condensation of Magnons in Cs2CuCl4 Authors: T. Radu, H. Wilhelm, V. Yushankhai, D. Kovrizhin, R. Coldea, Z. Tylczynski, T. Luhmann and F. Steglich Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 127202 (2005) 2. Bose-Einstein Condensation of S=1 Ni Spin Degrees of Freedom in NiCl2-4SC(NH2)2 Authors: V.S. Zapf, D. Zocco, M. Jaime, N. Harrison, A. Lacerda, C.D. […]

Hall effect indicates destruction of large Fermi surface at a heavy-fermion quantum critical point

Authors: S. Paschen, T. Luhmann, S. Wirth, P. Gegenwart, O. Trovarelli, C. Geibel, F. Steglich, P. Coleman, and Qimiao Si Recommended and Commentary by Zachary Fisk, University of California, Davis. | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_Mar05_03)

Are all ferromagnetic phase transitions at low enough temperature first order? Case of Itinerant Ferromagnet ZrZn2

Authors: M. Uhlarz, C. Pfleiderer, and S. M. Hayden Recommended and Commentary by S. Paschen, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden. | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_Oct04_02