Physics

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    When the Philae lander bounced on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, it exposed primitive icy-dust material within cometary boulders; the intrinsic strength and porosity of this material is reported.

    • Laurence O’Rourke
    • , Philip Heinisch
    • , Jürgen Blum
    • , Sonia Fornasier
    • , Gianrico Filacchione
    • , Hong Van Hoang
    • , Mauro Ciarniello
    • , Andrea Raponi
    • , Bastian Gundlach
    • , Rafael Andrés Blasco
    • , Björn Grieger
    • , Karl-Heinz Glassmeier
    • , Michael Küppers
    • , Alessandra Rotundi
    • , Olivier Groussin
    • , Dominique Bockelée-Morvan
    • , Hans-Ulrich Auster
    • , Nilda Oklay
    • , Gerhard Paar
    • , Maria del Pilar Caballo Perucha
    • , Gabor Kovacs
    • , Laurent Jorda
    • , Jean-Baptiste Vincent
    • , Fabrizio Capaccioni
    • , Nicolas Biver
    • , Joel Wm. Parker
    • , Cecilia Tubiana
    •  & Holger Sierks
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    A surface-electrode ion-trap chip is demonstrated, which delivers all the wavelengths of light required for the preparation and operation of ion qubits.

    • R. J. Niffenegger
    • , J. Stuart
    • , C. Sorace-Agaskar
    • , D. Kharas
    • , S. Bramhavar
    • , C. D. Bruzewicz
    • , W. Loh
    • , R. T. Maxson
    • , R. McConnell
    • , D. Reens
    • , G. N. West
    • , J. M. Sage
    •  & J. Chiaverini
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    Scalable optics co-fabricated with a cryogenic surface-electrode ion trap are used to drive high-fidelity multi-ion quantum logic gates, demonstrating a route to simultaneously scale and reduce errors in quantum processors.

    • Karan K. Mehta
    • , Chi Zhang
    • , Maciej Malinowski
    • , Thanh-Long Nguyen
    • , Martin Stadler
    •  & Jonathan P. Home
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    Room-temperature superconductivity is observed in a photochemically synthesized ternary carbonaceous sulfur hydride system at 15 °C and 267 GPa.

    • Elliot Snider
    • , Nathan Dasenbrock-Gammon
    • , Raymond McBride
    • , Mathew Debessai
    • , Hiranya Vindana
    • , Kevin Vencatasamy
    • , Keith V. Lawler
    • , Ashkan Salamat
    •  & Ranga P. Dias
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    Cadmium-free blue quantum dot light-emitting diodes are constructed with a quantum yield of unity, an efficiency at the theoretical limit, high brightness and long operational lifetime.

    • Taehyung Kim
    • , Kwang-Hee Kim
    • , Sungwoo Kim
    • , Seon-Myeong Choi
    • , Hyosook Jang
    • , Hong-Kyu Seo
    • , Heejae Lee
    • , Dae-Young Chung
    •  & Eunjoo Jang
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    The concept of neuromorphic completeness and a system hierarchy for neuromorphic computing are presented, which could improve programming-language portability, hardware completeness and compilation feasibility of brain-inspired computing systems

    • Youhui Zhang
    • , Peng Qu
    • , Yu Ji
    • , Weihao Zhang
    • , Guangrong Gao
    • , Guanrui Wang
    • , Sen Song
    • , Guoqi Li
    • , Wenguang Chen
    • , Weimin Zheng
    • , Feng Chen
    • , Jing Pei
    • , Rong Zhao
    • , Mingguo Zhao
    •  & Luping Shi
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    Microscale magnetic devices containing nanoscale spin helices produce an inductance comparable in magnitude to that of a commercial inductor, in a volume about a million times smaller.

    • Tomoyuki Yokouchi
    • , Fumitaka Kagawa
    • , Max Hirschberger
    • , Yoshichika Otani
    • , Naoto Nagaosa
    •  & Yoshinori Tokura
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    A thermal detector based on a graphene monolayer operates at the threshold for circuit quantum electrodynamics applications, achieving a minimum time constant of 200 ns.

    • R. Kokkoniemi
    • , J.-P. Girard
    • , D. Hazra
    • , A. Laitinen
    • , J. Govenius
    • , R. E. Lake
    • , I. Sallinen
    • , V. Vesterinen
    • , M. Partanen
    • , J. Y. Tan
    • , K. W. Chan
    • , K. Y. Tan
    • , P. Hakonen
    •  & M. Möttönen
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    In a rotating reactor, immiscible or pairwise-immiscible liquids organize into stable but internally agitated concentric layers, enabling multistep syntheses and separations of reaction mixtures.

    • Olgierd Cybulski
    • , Miroslaw Dygas
    • , Barbara Mikulak-Klucznik
    • , Marta Siek
    • , Tomasz Klucznik
    • , Seong Yeol Choi
    • , Robert J. Mitchell
    • , Yaroslav I. Sobolev
    •  & Bartosz A. Grzybowski
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    An ultimately thin microwave bolometric sensor based on a superconductor–graphene–superconductor Josephson junction with monolayer graphene has a sensitivity approaching the fundamental limit imposed by intrinsic thermal fluctuations.

    • Gil-Ho Lee
    • , Dmitri K. Efetov
    • , Woochan Jung
    • , Leonardo Ranzani
    • , Evan D. Walsh
    • , Thomas A. Ohki
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Philip Kim
    • , Dirk Englund
    •  & Kin Chung Fong
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    Theoretically predicted fractional antiferromagnetic skyrmions are experimentally realized in MnSc2S4 and are found to originate from anisotropic couplings over nearest neighbours in the crystal lattice.

    • Shang Gao
    • , H. Diego Rosales
    • , Flavia A. Gómez Albarracín
    • , Vladimir Tsurkan
    • , Guratinder Kaur
    • , Tom Fennell
    • , Paul Steffens
    • , Martin Boehm
    • , Petr Čermák
    • , Astrid Schneidewind
    • , Eric Ressouche
    • , Daniel C. Cabra
    • , Christian Rüegg
    •  & Oksana Zaharko
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    Plasmonic effects in organic light-emitting devices, which are normally considered a source of energy loss, are harnessed to enhance the stability of these devices while maintaining operational efficiency.

    • Michael A. Fusella
    • , Renata Saramak
    • , Rezlind Bushati
    • , Vinod M. Menon
    • , Michael S. Weaver
    • , Nicholas J. Thompson
    •  & Julia J. Brown
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    A fundamental superconducting qubit is introduced: ‘blochnium’ is dual to the transmon, relies on a circuit element called hyperinductance, and its fundamental physical variable is the quasicharge of the Josephson junction.

    • Ivan V. Pechenezhskiy
    • , Raymond A. Mencia
    • , Long B. Nguyen
    • , Yen-Hsiang Lin
    •  & Vladimir E. Manucharyan
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    A deterministic correction of errors caused by qubit loss or leakage outside the computational space is demonstrated in a trapped-ion experiment by using a minimal instance of the topological surface code.

    • Roman Stricker
    • , Davide Vodola
    • , Alexander Erhard
    • , Lukas Postler
    • , Michael Meth
    • , Martin Ringbauer
    • , Philipp Schindler
    • , Thomas Monz
    • , Markus Müller
    •  & Rainer Blatt
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    Simulations using machine-learning-based interatomic potentials in dense hydrogen overcome system size and timescale limitations, providing evidence of a supercritical behaviour of high-pressure liquid hydrogen and reconciling theoretical and experimental discrepancies.

    • Bingqing Cheng
    • , Guglielmo Mazzola
    • , Chris J. Pickard
    •  & Michele Ceriotti
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    Manipulation of the effective gravity of an oscillating liquid creates stable buoyancy in the lower surface of a liquid layer levitating above air, allowing bodies to float upside down.

    • Benjamin Apffel
    • , Filip Novkoski
    • , Antonin Eddi
    •  & Emmanuel Fort
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    Penning trap mass spectrometry is used to measure the masses of the deuteron and the HD+ ion with unprecedented precision, reducing the uncertainty of the proton mass reference value.

    • Sascha Rau
    • , Fabian Heiße
    • , Florian Köhler-Langes
    • , Sangeetha Sasidharan
    • , Raphael Haas
    • , Dennis Renisch
    • , Christoph E. Düllmann
    • , Wolfgang Quint
    • , Sven Sturm
    •  & Klaus Blaum
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    Ionizing radiation from environmental radioactivity and cosmic rays increases the density of broken Cooper pairs in superconducting qubits, reducing their coherence times, but can be partially mitigated by lead shielding.

    • Antti P. Vepsäläinen
    • , Amir H. Karamlou
    • , John L. Orrell
    • , Akshunna S. Dogra
    • , Ben Loer
    • , Francisca Vasconcelos
    • , David K. Kim
    • , Alexander J. Melville
    • , Bethany M. Niedzielski
    • , Jonilyn L. Yoder
    • , Simon Gustavsson
    • , Joseph A. Formaggio
    • , Brent A. VanDevender
    •  & William D. Oliver
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    Quantum error correction of Gottesman–Kitaev–Preskill code states is realized experimentally in a superconducting quantum device.

    • P. Campagne-Ibarcq
    • , A. Eickbusch
    • , S. Touzard
    • , E. Zalys-Geller
    • , N. E. Frattini
    • , V. V. Sivak
    • , P. Reinhold
    • , S. Puri
    • , S. Shankar
    • , R. J. Schoelkopf
    • , L. Frunzio
    • , M. Mirrahimi
    •  & M. H. Devoret
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    A superconducting diode that has zero resistance in only one direction is realized in an artificially engineered superlattice without inversion symmetry, enabling directional charge transport without energy loss.

    • Fuyuki Ando
    • , Yuta Miyasaka
    • , Tian Li
    • , Jun Ishizuka
    • , Tomonori Arakawa
    • , Yoichi Shiota
    • , Takahiro Moriyama
    • , Youichi Yanase
    •  & Teruo Ono
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    Under high pressure, elemental sulfur shows a sharp density discontinuity that evolves with pressure and temperature and terminates at a critical point, indicating a first-order liquid–liquid phase transition.

    • Laura Henry
    • , Mohamed Mezouar
    • , Gaston Garbarino
    • , David Sifré
    • , Gunnar Weck
    •  & Frédéric Datchi
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    A built-in electric field at the interface of metals and centrosymmetric semiconductors is shown to induce polar structures in the semiconductors and generate substantial piezoelectric and pyroelectric effects.

    • Ming-Min Yang
    • , Zheng-Dong Luo
    • , Zhou Mi
    • , Jinjin Zhao
    • , Sharel Pei E
    •  & Marin Alexe
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    High-quality rhombohedral graphite films are found to offer an alternative to twisted bilayer graphene as a platform for studying correlated physics in carbon materials.

    • Yanmeng Shi
    • , Shuigang Xu
    • , Yaping Yang
    • , Sergey Slizovskiy
    • , Sergey V. Morozov
    • , Seok-Kyun Son
    • , Servet Ozdemir
    • , Ciaran Mullan
    • , Julien Barrier
    • , Jun Yin
    • , Alexey I. Berdyugin
    • , Benjamin A. Piot
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Vladimir I. Fal’ko
    • , Kostya S. Novoselov
    • , A. K. Geim
    •  & Artem Mishchenko
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    A qubit generated and stabilized in a superconducting microwave resonator by encoding it into Schrödinger cat states produced by Kerr nonlinearity and single-mode squeezing shows intrinsic robustness to phase-flip errors.

    • A. Grimm
    • , N. E. Frattini
    • , S. Puri
    • , S. O. Mundhada
    • , S. Touzard
    • , M. Mirrahimi
    • , S. M. Girvin
    • , S. Shankar
    •  & M. H. Devoret
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    Buckled monolayer graphene superlattices are found to provide an alternative to twisted bilayer graphene for the study of flat bands and correlated states in a carbon-based material.

    • Jinhai Mao
    • , Slaviša P. Milovanović
    • , Miša Anđelković
    • , Xinyuan Lai
    • , Yang Cao
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Lucian Covaci
    • , Francois M. Peeters
    • , Andre K. Geim
    • , Yuhang Jiang
    •  & Eva Y. Andrei
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    A colloidal system is used to demonstrate the Mpemba effect and obtain the parameters responsible for its anomalous relaxation dynamics, which are manipulated to achieve exponentially faster cooling than typical.

    • Avinash Kumar
    •  & John Bechhoefer
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    The semiclassical quantization rule breaks down for a class of dispersionless flat bands, and their anomalous Landau level spectrum is characterized by their Hilbert–Schmidt quantum distance.

    • Jun-Won Rhim
    • , Kyoo Kim
    •  & Bohm-Jung Yang
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    Researchers have measured the equation of state of hydrocarbon in a high-density regime, which is necessary for accurate modelling of the oscillations of white dwarf stars.

    • Andrea L. Kritcher
    • , Damian C. Swift
    • , Tilo Döppner
    • , Benjamin Bachmann
    • , Lorin X. Benedict
    • , Gilbert W. Collins
    • , Jonathan L. DuBois
    • , Fred Elsner
    • , Gilles Fontaine
    • , Jim A. Gaffney
    • , Sebastien Hamel
    • , Amy Lazicki
    • , Walter R. Johnson
    • , Natalie Kostinski
    • , Dominik Kraus
    • , Michael J. MacDonald
    • , Brian Maddox
    • , Madison E. Martin
    • , Paul Neumayer
    • , Abbas Nikroo
    • , Joseph Nilsen
    • , Bruce A. Remington
    • , Didier Saumon
    • , Phillip A. Sterne
    • , Wendi Sweet
    • , Alfredo A. Correa
    • , Heather D. Whitley
    • , Roger W. Falcone
    •  & Siegfried H. Glenzer
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    Superconducting giant atoms are realized in a waveguide by coupling small atoms to the waveguide at multiple discrete locations, producing tunable atom–waveguide coupling and enabling decoherence-free interactions.

    • Bharath Kannan
    • , Max J. Ruckriegel
    • , Daniel L. Campbell
    • , Anton Frisk Kockum
    • , Jochen Braumüller
    • , David K. Kim
    • , Morten Kjaergaard
    • , Philip Krantz
    • , Alexander Melville
    • , Bethany M. Niedzielski
    • , Antti Vepsäläinen
    • , Roni Winik
    • , Jonilyn L. Yoder
    • , Franco Nori
    • , Terry P. Orlando
    • , Simon Gustavsson
    •  & William D. Oliver
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    Photons and plasmons hybridize into polaritons in three-dimensional crystals of plasmonic nanoparticles, leading to deep strong light–matter coupling and the breakdown of the Purcell effect.

    • Niclas S. Mueller
    • , Yu Okamura
    • , Bruno G. M. Vieira
    • , Sabrina Juergensen
    • , Holger Lange
    • , Eduardo B. Barros
    • , Florian Schulz
    •  & Stephanie Reich
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    Viscous Dirac fluid flow in room-temperature graphene is imaged using quantum diamond magnetometry, revealing a parabolic Poiseuille profile for electron flow in a high-mobility graphene channel near the charge-neutrality point.

    • Mark J. H. Ku
    • , Tony X. Zhou
    • , Qing Li
    • , Young J. Shin
    • , Jing K. Shi
    • , Claire Burch
    • , Laurel E. Anderson
    • , Andrew T. Pierce
    • , Yonglong Xie
    • , Assaf Hamo
    • , Uri Vool
    • , Huiliang Zhang
    • , Francesco Casola
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Michael M. Fogler
    • , Philip Kim
    • , Amir Yacoby
    •  & Ronald L. Walsworth
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    Scanning tunnelling microscopy is used to reveal a new topological kagome magnet with an intrinsic Chern quantum phase, which shows a distinct Landau fan structure with a large Chern gap.

    • Jia-Xin Yin
    • , Wenlong Ma
    • , Tyler A. Cochran
    • , Xitong Xu
    • , Songtian S. Zhang
    • , Hung-Ju Tien
    • , Nana Shumiya
    • , Guangming Cheng
    • , Kun Jiang
    • , Biao Lian
    • , Zhida Song
    • , Guoqing Chang
    • , Ilya Belopolski
    • , Daniel Multer
    • , Maksim Litskevich
    • , Zi-Jia Cheng
    • , Xian P. Yang
    • , Bianca Swidler
    • , Huibin Zhou
    • , Hsin Lin
    • , Titus Neupert
    • , Ziqiang Wang
    • , Nan Yao
    • , Tay-Rong Chang
    • , Shuang Jia
    •  & M. Zahid Hasan
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    A spin–orbit-entangled exciton state in the van der Waals material NiPS3 is observed, and found to arise from many-body states of a Zhang–Rice singlet.

    • Soonmin Kang
    • , Kangwon Kim
    • , Beom Hyun Kim
    • , Jonghyeon Kim
    • , Kyung Ik Sim
    • , Jae-Ung Lee
    • , Sungmin Lee
    • , Kisoo Park
    • , Seokhwan Yun
    • , Taehun Kim
    • , Abhishek Nag
    • , Andrew Walters
    • , Mirian Garcia-Fernandez
    • , Jiemin Li
    • , Laurent Chapon
    • , Ke-Jin Zhou
    • , Young-Woo Son
    • , Jae Hoon Kim
    • , Hyeonsik Cheong
    •  & Je-Geun Park
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    A single two-dimensional array of atoms trapped in an optical lattice shows a tunable cooperative subradiant optical response, acting as a single-monolayer optical mirror with controllable reflectivity.

    • Jun Rui
    • , David Wei
    • , Antonio Rubio-Abadal
    • , Simon Hollerith
    • , Johannes Zeiher
    • , Dan M. Stamper-Kurn
    • , Christian Gross
    •  & Immanuel Bloch
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    Placing a single layer of tungsten diselenide in contact with twisted bilayer graphene enables superconductivity even for non-magic twist angles where insulating behavior is absent.

    • Harpreet Singh Arora
    • , Robert Polski
    • , Yiran Zhang
    • , Alex Thomson
    • , Youngjoon Choi
    • , Hyunjin Kim
    • , Zhong Lin
    • , Ilham Zaky Wilson
    • , Xiaodong Xu
    • , Jiun-Haw Chu
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Jason Alicea
    •  & Stevan Nadj-Perge
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    Twisted double bilayer graphene devices show tunable spin-polarized correlated states that are sensitive to electric and magnetic fields, providing further insights into correlated states in two-dimensional moiré materials.

    • Xiaomeng Liu
    • , Zeyu Hao
    • , Eslam Khalaf
    • , Jong Yeon Lee
    • , Yuval Ronen
    • , Hyobin Yoo
    • , Danial Haei Najafabadi
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Ashvin Vishwanath
    •  & Philip Kim
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    A structural phase transition from metal to insulator on a solid surface is controlled by an ultrafast sequence of optical pulses.

    • Jan Gerrit Horstmann
    • , Hannes Böckmann
    • , Bareld Wit
    • , Felix Kurtz
    • , Gero Storeck
    •  & Claus Ropers
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    An approach for integrating a large number of solid-state qubits on a photonic integrated circuit is used to construct a 128-channel artificial atom chip containing diamond quantum emitters.

    • Noel H. Wan
    • , Tsung-Ju Lu
    • , Kevin C. Chen
    • , Michael P. Walsh
    • , Matthew E. Trusheim
    • , Lorenzo De Santis
    • , Eric A. Bersin
    • , Isaac B. Harris
    • , Sara L. Mouradian
    • , Ian R. Christen
    • , Edward S. Bielejec
    •  & Dirk Englund
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    Tuning the electronic interactions by changing the dielectric environment of twisted bilayer graphene reveals the disappearance of the insulating states and their replacement by superconducting phases, suggesting a competition between the two phases.

    • Petr Stepanov
    • , Ipsita Das
    • , Xiaobo Lu
    • , Ali Fahimniya
    • , Kenji Watanabe
    • , Takashi Taniguchi
    • , Frank H. L. Koppens
    • , Johannes Lischner
    • , Leonid Levitov
    •  & Dmitri K. Efetov
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    Quantum correlations between the laser beams and the positions of the 40-kg mirrors of LIGO are confirmed experimentally, enabling high-precision measurements of both gravitational waves and macroscopic quantum states.

    • Haocun Yu
    • , L. McCuller
    • , M. Tse
    • , N. Kijbunchoo
    • , L. Barsotti
    • , N. Mavalvala
    • , J. Betzwieser
    • , C. D. Blair
    • , S. E. Dwyer
    • , A. Effler
    • , M. Evans
    • , A. Fernandez-Galiana
    • , P. Fritschel
    • , V. V. Frolov
    • , F. Matichard
    • , D. E. McClelland
    • , T. McRae
    • , A. Mullavey
    • , D. Sigg
    • , B. J. J. Slagmolen
    • , C. Whittle
    • , A. Buikema
    • , Y. Chen
    • , T. R. Corbitt
    • , R. Schnabel
    • , R. Abbott
    • , C. Adams
    • , R. X. Adhikari
    • , A. Ananyeva
    • , S. Appert
    • , K. Arai
    • , J. S. Areeda
    • , Y. Asali
    • , S. M. Aston
    • , C. Austin
    • , A. M. Baer
    • , M. Ball
    • , S. W. Ballmer
    • , S. Banagiri
    • , D. Barker
    • , J. Bartlett
    • , B. K. Berger
    • , D. Bhattacharjee
    • , G. Billingsley
    • , S. Biscans
    • , R. M. Blair
    • , N. Bode
    • , P. Booker
    • , R. Bork
    • , A. Bramley
    • , A. F. Brooks
    • , D. D. Brown
    • , C. Cahillane
    • , K. C. Cannon
    • , X. Chen
    • , A. A. Ciobanu
    • , F. Clara
    • , S. J. Cooper
    • , K. R. Corley
    • , S. T. Countryman
    • , P. B. Covas
    • , D. C. Coyne
    • , L. E. H. Datrier
    • , D. Davis
    • , C. Di Fronzo
    • , K. L. Dooley
    • , J. C. Driggers
    • , P. Dupej
    • , T. Etzel
    • , T. M. Evans
    • , J. Feicht
    • , P. Fulda
    • , M. Fyffe
    • , J. A. Giaime
    • , K. D. Giardina
    • , P. Godwin
    • , E. Goetz
    • , S. Gras
    • , C. Gray
    • , R. Gray
    • , A. C. Green
    • , Anchal Gupta
    • , E. K. Gustafson
    • , R. Gustafson
    • , J. Hanks
    • , J. Hanson
    • , T. Hardwick
    • , R. K. Hasskew
    • , M. C. Heintze
    • , A. F. Helmling-Cornell
    • , N. A. Holland
    • , J. D. Jones
    • , S. Kandhasamy
    • , S. Karki
    • , M. Kasprzack
    • , K. Kawabe
    • , P. J. King
    • , J. S. Kissel
    • , Rahul Kumar
    • , M. Landry
    • , B. B. Lane
    • , B. Lantz
    • , M. Laxen
    • , Y. K. Lecoeuche
    • , J. Leviton
    • , J. Liu
    • , M. Lormand
    • , A. P. Lundgren
    • , R. Macas
    • , M. MacInnis
    • , D. M. Macleod
    • , G. L. Mansell
    • , S. Márka
    • , Z. Márka
    • , D. V. Martynov
    • , K. Mason
    • , T. J. Massinger
    • , R. McCarthy
    • , S. McCormick
    • , J. McIver
    • , G. Mendell
    • , K. Merfeld
    • , E. L. Merilh
    • , F. Meylahn
    • , T. Mistry
    • , R. Mittleman
    • , G. Moreno
    • , C. M. Mow-Lowry
    • , S. Mozzon
    • , T. J. N. Nelson
    • , P. Nguyen
    • , L. K. Nuttall
    • , J. Oberling
    • , Richard J. Oram
    • , C. Osthelder
    • , D. J. Ottaway
    • , H. Overmier
    • , J. R. Palamos
    • , W. Parker
    • , E. Payne
    • , A. Pele
    • , C. J. Perez
    • , M. Pirello
    • , H. Radkins
    • , K. E. Ramirez
    • , J. W. Richardson
    • , K. Riles
    • , N. A. Robertson
    • , J. G. Rollins
    • , C. L. Romel
    • , J. H. Romie
    • , M. P. Ross
    • , K. Ryan
    • , T. Sadecki
    • , E. J. Sanchez
    • , L. E. Sanchez
    • , T. R. Saravanan
    • , R. L. Savage
    • , D. Schaetzl
    • , R. M. S. Schofield
    • , E. Schwartz
    • , D. Sellers
    • , T. Shaffer
    • , J. R. Smith
    • , S. Soni
    • , B. Sorazu
    • , A. P. Spencer
    • , K. A. Strain
    • , L. Sun
    • , M. J. Szczepańczyk
    • , M. Thomas
    • , P. Thomas
    • , K. A. Thorne
    • , K. Toland
    • , C. I. Torrie
    • , G. Traylor
    • , A. L. Urban
    • , G. Vajente
    • , G. Valdes
    • , D. C. Vander-Hyde
    • , P. J. Veitch
    • , K. Venkateswara
    • , G. Venugopalan
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    • , C. Vorvick
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    Laser-generated high-harmonic emission is used to image the valence potential and electron density in magnesium fluoride and calcium fluoride at the picometre scale, enabling direct probing of material properties.

    • H. Lakhotia
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    A fluorescent bicolour sensor is proposed as the basis of a barium-tagging technique for the detection of neutrinoless double β decay in xenon gas experiments.

    • Iván Rivilla
    • , Borja Aparicio
    • , Juan M. Bueno
    • , David Casanova
    • , Claire Tonnelé
    • , Zoraida Freixa
    • , Pablo Herrero
    • , Celia Rogero
    • , José I. Miranda
    • , Rosa M. Martínez-Ojeda
    • , Francesc Monrabal
    • , Beñat Olave
    • , Thomas Schäfer
    • , Pablo Artal
    • , David Nygren
    • , Fernando P. Cossío
    •  & Juan J. Gómez-Cadenas
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    A periodicity of roughly 16 days is detected for the fast radio burst 180916.J0158+65, suggesting that the burst arises from a periodically modulated mechanism instead of a cataclysmic or sporadic process.

    • M. Amiri
    • , B. C. Andersen
    • , K. M. Bandura
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    • , B. M. Gaensler
    • , U. Giri
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    • , M. Halpern
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    • , A. S. Hill
    • , C. Höfer
    • , A. Josephy
    • , J. W. Kania
    • , R. Karuppusamy
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    Wave destabilization is demonstrated in semiconductor ring lasers operating at low pumping levels, where ultrafast gain recovery leads to the emergence of a frequency comb regime owing to phase turbulence.

    • Marco Piccardo
    • , Benedikt Schwarz
    • , Dmitry Kazakov
    • , Maximilian Beiser
    • , Nikola Opačak
    • , Yongrui Wang
    • , Shantanu Jha
    • , Johannes Hillbrand
    • , Michele Tamagnone
    • , Wei Ting Chen
    • , Alexander Y. Zhu
    • , Lorenzo L. Columbo
    • , Alexey Belyanin
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    An efficient entanglement-based quantum key distribution is sent from the Micius satellite to two ground observatories 1,120 kilometres apart to establish secure quantum cryptography for the exchange of quantum keys.

    • Juan Yin
    • , Yu-Huai Li
    • , Sheng-Kai Liao
    • , Meng Yang
    • , Yuan Cao
    • , Liang Zhang
    • , Ji-Gang Ren
    • , Wen-Qi Cai
    • , Wei-Yue Liu
    • , Shuang-Lin Li
    • , Rong Shu
    • , Yong-Mei Huang
    • , Lei Deng
    • , Li Li
    • , Qiang Zhang
    • , Nai-Le Liu
    • , Yu-Ao Chen
    • , Chao-Yang Lu
    • , Xiang-Bin Wang
    • , Feihu Xu
    • , Jian-Yu Wang
    • , Cheng-Zhi Peng
    • , Artur K. Ekert
    •  & Jian-Wei Pan
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    Local electronic compressibility measurements of magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene show that the insulating and superconducting phases of this system are both derived from a high-energy symmetry-broken state.

    • U. Zondiner
    • , A. Rozen
    • , D. Rodan-Legrain
    • , Y. Cao
    • , R. Queiroz
    • , T. Taniguchi
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