Author(s): Alan McGaughey
A recasting of the theory that underlies thermal transport in electrical insulators relies on new vibrational modes called relaxons.
[Physics 9, 118] Published Mon Oct 17, 2016
Author(s): Lincoln D. Carr and Benjamin L. Lev The collapse of a trapped ultracold magnetic gas is arrested by quantum fluctuations, creating quantum droplets of superfluid atoms. [Physics 9, 55] Published Mon May 23, 2016
Researchers have added dopant atoms to a quantum spin liquid in an effort to make it superconduct, but the material upended theory by remaining an insulator. [Physics] Published Thu Oct 13, 2016
Author(s): John McGreevy Theoretical work reveals a surprising relationship between the physics of fermionic vortices and quantum electrodynamics. [Physics 9, 72] Published Mon Jun 27, 2016
Author(s): John F. Barry Ultrafast lasers show promise to cool down and trap atomic species inaccessible to more traditional methods. [Physics 9, 115] Published Mon Oct 10, 2016