• Author(s): Dennis Wawrzik, Jhih-Shih You, Jorge I. Facio, Jeroen van den Brink, and Inti Sodemann A divergence of Berry curvature occurring over an entire line in the surface momentum space of Weyl semimetals growing as the inverse distance square to such line, opens the possibility of finding a variety of enhanced Berry-curvature-driven physical effects. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 056601] Published Fri Jul 30, 2021
  • Author(s): I. Y. Phinney, D. A. Bandurin, C. Collignon, I. A. Dmitriev, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, and P. Jarillo-Herrero A finite displacement field applied across layers in small-angle twisted bilayer graphene points to scattering mechanisms with large momentum transfer. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 056802] Published Fri Jul 30, 2021
  • Author(s): Jacopo De Nardis, Sarang Gopalakrishnan, Romain Vasseur, and Brayden Ware Combined analytical and numerical approaches in a range of spin chains at finite temperature point to diffusive transport that may be robust in the presence of external environments. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 057201] Published Fri Jul 30, 2021
  • Author(s): Máté Farkas, Maria Balanzó-Juandó, Karol Łukanowski, Jan Kołodyński, and Antonio Acín Bell nonlocality is insufficient to ensure the security of a type of secure quantum-communications protocol known as DI-QKD. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 050503] Published Thu Jul 29, 2021
  • Author(s): J. Jara-Almonte and H. Ji Fully kinetic plasma simulations in combination with concepts from condensed matter physics, show that the transition from collisional (Sweet-Parker) reconnection to collisionless (Hall) reconnection may be viewed as a thermodynamic phase transition. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 055102] Published Thu Jul 29, 2021
  • Author(s): Bin Wang, Ming-Yang Zheng, Jin-Jian Han, Xin Huang, Xiu-Ping Xie, Feihu Xu, Qiang Zhang, and Jian-Wei Pan An update to a technique for imaging around corners allows researchers to capture objects out of the line of sight that have a width of a few human hairs, 100 times tinier than previous demonstrations. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 053602] Published Wed Jul 28, 2021
  • Author(s): K. A. Villegas Rosales, P. T. Madathil, Y. J. Chung, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. W. West, K. W. Baldwin, and M. Shayegan Energy gaps of the 1/3 fractional quantum Hall effect states in GaAs 2D electron systems decrease with increasing layer thickness. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 056801] Published Wed Jul 28, 2021