• Author(s): Ahmet Demir, Neal Staley, Samuel Aronson, Spencer Tomarken, Ken West, Kirk Baldwin, Loren Pfeiffer, and Raymond Ashoori Single electrons tunneling into edge states of GaAs quantum dots at a certain filling factor behave similarly to Cooper pairs entering a superconducting dot. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 256802] Published Wed Jun 23, 2021
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  • Author(s): Zhengyan Zhang, Hang Yuan, Yong Dou, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Kyle J. M. Bishop Some micrometer-sized spheres undergo unexpected oscillations when placed in an electric field—a motion that engineers could exploit to make tiny robots. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 258001] Published Wed Jun 23, 2021
  • Author(s): Ada Altieri, Felix Roy, Chiara Cammarota, and Giulio Biroli The disordered Lotka-Volterra model of many interacting species exhibits phases with multiple equilibria and eventually glassy behavior as demographic noise decreases. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 258301] Published Wed Jun 23, 2021
  • Author(s): Hui Liu, Cong Jiang, Hao-Tao Zhu, Mi Zou, Zong-Wen Yu, Xiao-Long Hu, Hai Xu, Shizhao Ma, Zhiyong Han, Jiu-Peng Chen, Yunqi Dai, Shi-Biao Tang, Weijun Zhang, Hao Li, Lixing You, Zhen Wang, Yong Hua, Hongkun Hu, Hongbo Zhang, Fei Zhou, Qiang Zhang, Xiang-Bin Wang, Teng-Yun Chen, and Jian-Wei Pan Researchers achieve secure “real-world” quantum communication along 428 km of optical fiber, the longest terrestrial distance outside of a lab...
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