• Author(s): Ireth García-Aguilar, Piermarco Fonda, Eli Sloutskin, and Luca Giomi Researchers uncover the mechanism that makes some oil droplets change shape from spheres to icosahedrons to flattened plates. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 038001] Published Thu Jan 21, 2021
  • Author(s): Bryce Kobrin, Zhenbin Yang, Gregory D. Kahanamoku-Meyer, Christopher T. Olund, Joel E. Moore, Douglas Stanford, and Norman Y. Yao A numerical technique allows the verification of analytical bounds for the SYK model and the investigation of chaotic behavior in generic quantum many-body systems of high dimensions. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 030602] Published Wed Jan 20, 2021
  • Author(s): T. Dieterle, M. Berngruber, C. Hölzl, R. Löw, K. Jachymski, T. Pfau, and F. Meinert Direct observation of an ion moving through a Bose-Einstein condensate identifies the effect of ion-atom collisions on charge transport in an ultracold gas. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 033401] Published Tue Jan 19, 2021
  • Author(s): Guillaume Lajoinie, Tim Segers, and Michel Versluis Resonant ultrasonic vaporization of droplets can be important in applications ranging from cancer therapy to combustion efficiency. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 034501] Published Tue Jan 19, 2021
  • Author(s): Hua-Ying Liu, Xiao-Hui Tian, Changsheng Gu, Pengfei Fan, Xin Ni, Ran Yang, Ji-Ning Zhang, Mingzhe Hu, Jian Guo, Xun Cao, Xiaopeng Hu, Gang Zhao, Yan-Qing Lu, Yan-Xiao Gong, Zhenda Xie, and Shi-Ning Zhu A small prototype of a drone-based quantum network has successfully relayed a quantum signal over a kilometer of free space. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 020503] Published Fri Jan 15, 2021
  • Author(s): Rico Berner, Simon Vock, Eckehard Schöll, and Serhiy Yanchuk A master stability approach for a general class of adaptive networks provides a powerful tool to study collective effects by decoupling topological and dynamical properties of the network. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 028301] Published Fri Jan 15, 2021
  • Author(s): N. R. Brodnik, S. Brach, C. M. Long, G. Ravichandran, B. Bourdin, K. T. Faber, and K. Bhattacharya Researchers have designed a metamaterial that is nearly twice as resistant to cracking in one direction versus the other—what they call a fracture diode. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 025503] Published Thu Jan 14, 2021