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Author(s): Yu Su, Hui Kang, Yang Wang, Jackie Li, and George J. WengAs the grain size decreases to the nanometer range, the characteristics of the ferroelectric nanoceramic can be ultimately determine … - Thermodynamic stability and properties of boron subnitrides from first principles

Author(s): A. Ektarawong, S. I. Simak, and B. AllingWe use the first-principles approach to clarify the thermodynamic stability as a function of pressure and temperature of three different α-rhombohed … - Coherent spin dynamics in a gadolinium-doped CaWO_{4} crystal

Author(s): E. I. Baibekov, M. R. Gafurov, D. G. Zverev, I. N. Kurkin, A. A. Rodionov, B. Z. Malkin, and B. BarbaraWe report the first observation of Rabi oscillations in the spin-7/2 ensemble of triva … - Parametric pumping of the two-dimensional quantum spin liquid

Author(s): A. A. ZvyaginWith the help of the exact solution of the Kitaev model the parametric pumping of the two-dimensional quantum spin liquid under the action of the ac magnetic field is studied. … - Temporal and spatial valley dynamics in two-dimensional semiconductors probed via Kerr rotation

Author(s): Jiani Huang, Thang B. Hoang, Tian Ming, Jing Kong, and Maiken H. MikkelsenMonolayer transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) offer a tantalizing platform for control of both spin and valley … - Impurity scattering and size quantization effects in a single graphene nanoflake

Author(s): Julia Tesch, Philipp Leicht, Felix Blumenschein, Luca Gragnaniello, Anders Bergvall, Tomas Löfwander, and Mikhail FoninBy using Fourier-transform scanning tunneling spectroscopy we measure … - Strong electron-phonon coupling in the σ band of graphene

Author(s): Federico Mazzola, Thomas Frederiksen, Thiagarajan Balasubramanian, Philip Hofmann, Bo Hellsing, and Justin W. WellsFirst-principles studies of the electron-phonon coupling in graphene predi … - Response to a local quench of a system near the many-body localization transition

Author(s): Canran Xu and Maxim G. VavilovWe consider a one-dimensional spin-1/2 chain with Heisenberg interaction in a disordered parallel magnetic field. This system is known to exhibit the many-body … - Inhibition of a structural phase transition in one-dimensional organometal halide perovskite nanorods grown inside porous silicon nanotube templates

Author(s): N. Arad-Vosk, N. Rozenfeld, R. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, J. L. Coffer, and A. Sa’arOne-dimensional organo-metal halide perovskite (CH_{3}NH_{3}PbI_{3}) nanorods whose diameter and length are dict … - Interplay between Rashba interaction and electromagnetic field in the edge states of a two-dimensional topological insulator

Author(s): Fabrizio DolciniThe author investigates in a nonperturbative way the effects of Rashba interaction and electromagnetic field on the edge states of a two-dimensional topological insulator. H … - Hyperuniformity of quasicrystals

Author(s): Erdal C. Oğuz, Joshua E. S. Socolar, Paul J. Steinhardt, and Salvatore TorquatoThe authors present a method for characterizing the hyperuniformity (the suppression of density fluctuations a … - Hydrogen-related excitons and their excited-state transitions in ZnO

Author(s): R. Heinhold, A. Neiman, J. V. Kennedy, A. Markwitz, R. J. Reeves, and M. W. AllenThe role of hydrogen in the photoluminescence (PL) of ZnO was investigated using four different types of bul … - Correlations and diagonal entropy after quantum quenches in XXZ chains

Author(s): Lorenzo Piroli, Eric Vernier, Pasquale Calabrese, and Marcos RigolWe study quantum quenches in the XXZ spin-1/2 Heisenberg chain from families of ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic initial … - Enhanced superconductivity, Kondo behavior, and negative-curvature resistivity of oxygen-irradiated thin films of aluminium

Author(s): E. H. C. P. Sinnecker, M. M. Sant'Anna, and M. ElMassalamiWe followed the evolution of the normal and superconducting properties of Al thin films after each session of various successi … - Erratum: High-throughput combinatorial study of the effect of M site alloying on the solid solution behavior of M_{2} AlC MAX phases [Phys. Rev. B 94, 104106 (2016)]

Author(s): Anjana Talapatra, T. Duong, W. Son, H. Gao, M. Radovic, and R. Arróyave[Phys. Rev. B 95, 059904] Published Thu Feb 23, 2017 - Scattering of an electronic wave packet by a one-dimensional electron-phonon-coupled structure

Author(s): C. Brockt and E. JeckelmannWe investigate the scattering of an electron by phonons in a small structure between two one-dimensional tight-binding leads. This model mimics the quantum electr … - Suppression of magnetic order in CaCo_{1.86} As_{2} with Fe substitution: Magnetization, neutron diffraction, and x-ray diffraction studies of Ca(Co_{1−x} Fe_{x} )_{y} As_{2}

Author(s): W. T. Jayasekara, Abhishek Pandey, A. Kreyssig, N. S. Sangeetha, A. Sapkota, K. Kothapalli, V. K. Anand, W. Tian, D. Vaknin, D. C. Johnston, R. J. McQueeney, A. I. Goldman, and B. G. Ueland … - Topological Hall and spin Hall effects in disordered skyrmionic textures

Author(s): Papa Birame Ndiaye, Collins Ashu Akosa, and Aurélien ManchonWe carry out a thorough study of the topological Hall and topological spin Hall effects in disordered skyrmionic systems: the dim … - Superconductivity in multiple phases of compressed GeSb_{2} Te_{4}

Author(s): E. Greenberg, B. Hen, Samar Layek, I. Pozin, R. Friedman, V. Shelukhin, Y. Rosenberg, M. Karpovski, M. P. Pasternak, E. Sterer, Y. Dagan, G. Kh. Rozenberg, and A. PalevskiHere we report the … - Nonlocal Coulomb drag in Weyl semimetals

Author(s): Yuval Baum and Ady SternNonlocality is one of the most striking signatures of the topological nature of Weyl semimetals. We propose to probe the nonlocality in these materials via a measure … - Magnetism, transport, and thermodynamics in two-dimensional half-filled Hubbard superlattices

Author(s): Rubem Mondaini and Thereza PaivaWe study magnetic, transport, and thermodynamic properties of the half-filled two-dimensional (2D) Hubbard model with layered distributed repulsive interacti … - Dynamical quantum phase transitions in the quantum Potts chain

Author(s): C. Karrasch and D. SchurichtThe time evolution of a quantum system after a sudden change of one of its parameters may show characteristic nonanalyticities, provided that this quench crosses … - Metal-insulator transition and the role of electron correlation in FeO_{2}

Author(s): Bo Gyu Jang, Duck Young Kim, and Ji Hoon ShimIron oxide is a key compound to understand the state of the deep Earth. It has been believed that previously known oxides such as FeO and Fe_{2} … - Mott transition, spin-orbit effects, and magnetism in Ca_{2} RuO_{4}

Author(s): Guoren Zhang and Eva PavariniIn this work, we study the effects of spin-orbit and Coulomb anisotropy on the electronic and magnetic properties of the Mott insulator Ca_{2}RuO_{4}. We use th … - Z2Pack: Numerical implementation of hybrid Wannier centers for identifying topological materials

Author(s): Dominik Gresch, Gabriel Autès, Oleg V. Yazyev, Matthias Troyer, David Vanderbilt, B. Andrei Bernevig, and Alexey A. SoluyanovThe intense theoretical and experimental interest in topological … - Choosing the correct hybrid for defect calculations: A case study on intrinsic carrier trapping in β−Ga_{2} O_{3}

Author(s): Peter Deák, Quoc Duy Ho, Florian Seemann, Bálint Aradi, Michael Lorke, and Thomas FrauenheimDue to its wide band gap and availability as a single crystal, β−Ga_{2}O_{3} has potential for ap … - Magnetism in a graphene-4f−3d hybrid system

Author(s): Felix Huttmann, David Klar, Nicolae Atodiresei, Carolin Schmitz-Antoniak, Alevtina Smekhova, Antonio J. Martínez-Galera, Vasile Caciuc, Gustav Bihlmayer, Stefan Blügel, Thomas Michely, and … - Erratum: Berry curvature and orbital angular momentum of electrons in angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy [Phys. Rev. B 91, 245133 (2015)]

Author(s): Ryuji Takahashi and Naoto Nagaosa[Phys. Rev. B 95, 079905] Published Thu Feb 23, 2017 - Giant microwave-induced B-periodic magnetoresistance oscillations in a two-dimensional electron gas with a bridged-gate tunnel point contact

Author(s): A. D. Levin, S. A. Mikhailov, G. M. Gusev, Z. D. Kvon, E. E. Rodyakina, and A. V. LatyshevWe have studied the magnetoresistance of a quantum point contact fabricated on a high mobility two- … - Composite fermion duality for half-filled multicomponent Landau levels

Author(s): Inti Sodemann, Itamar Kimchi, Chong Wang, and T. SenthilWe study the interplay of particle-hole symmetry and fermion-vortex duality in multicomponent half-filled Landau levels, such as quan … - Magnetic properties and spin-driven ferroelectricity in multiferroic skyrmion host GaV_{4} S_{8}

Author(s): J. T. Zhang, J. L. Wang, X. Q. Yang, W. S. Xia, X. M. Lu, and J. S. ZhuThe electronic structure, magnetic exchange interactions, and spin-driven ferroelectricity in skyrmion host GaV_{4}S_{ … - Fine tuning of optical transition energy of twisted bilayer graphene via interlayer distance modulation

Author(s): Elena del Corro, Miriam Peña-Alvarez, Kentaro Sato, Angel Morales-Garcia, Milan Bousa, Michal Mračko, Radek Kolman, Barbara Pacakova, Ladislav Kavan, Martin Kalbac, and Otakar FrankTwisted … - Evidence of Fermi level pinning at the Dirac point in epitaxial multilayer graphene

Author(s): S. Massabeau, M. Baillergeau, T. Phuphachong, C. Berger, W. A. de Heer, S. Dhillon, J. Tignon, L. A. de Vaulchier, R. Ferreira, and J. MangeneyWe investigate the temperature-dependent condu … - Dimensional reduction of the Luttinger Hamiltonian and g-factors of holes in symmetric two-dimensional semiconductor heterostructures

Author(s): D. S. Miserev and O. P. SushkovThe spin-orbit interaction of holes in zinc-blende semiconductors is much stronger than that of electrons. This makes the hole systems very attractive for pos … - Nonperturbative quasiclassical theory of the nonlinear electrodynamic response of graphene

Author(s): S. A. MikhailovAn electromagnetic response of a single graphene layer to a uniform, arbitrarily strong electric field E(t) is calculated by solving the kinetic Boltzmann equation within the … - As_{2} Te_{3} glass under high hydrostatic pressure: Polyamorphism, relaxation, and metallization

Author(s): V. V. Brazhkin, E. Bychkov, and O. B. TsiokHigh-precision measurements of the specific volume and electrical resistivity of As_{2}Te_{3} glasses are performed under hydrostatic pressures up … - Self-consistent mapping: Effect of local environment on formation of magnetic moment in α−FeSi_{2}

Author(s): V. S. Zhandun, N. G. Zamkova, S. G. Ovchinnikov, and I. S. SandalovThe Hohenberg-Kohn theorem establishes a basis for mapping the exact energy functional to a model one provided that their … - Strain-induced intervortex interaction and vortex lattices in tetragonal superconductors

Author(s): Shi-Zeng Lin and Vladimir G. KoganIn superconductors with strong coupling between superconductivity and elasticity manifested in a strong dependence of transition temperature on pressure, t … - Muon spin rotation and infrared spectroscopy study of magnetism and superconductivity in Ba_{1−x} K_{x} Fe_{2} As_{2}

Author(s): B. P. P. Mallett, C. N. Wang, P. Marsik, E. Sheveleva, M. Yazdi-Rizi, J. L. Tallon, P. Adelmann, Th. Wolf, and C. BernhardUsing muon spin rotation and infrared spectroscopy, we study the re … - Dynamic transition from Mott-like to metal-like state of the vortex lattice in a superconducting film with a periodic array of holes

Author(s): Indranil Roy, Prashant Chauhan, Harkirat Singh, Sanjeev Kumar, John Jesudasan, Pradnya Parab, Rajdeep Sensarma, Sangita Bose, and Pratap RaychaudhuriWe show that under an ac magnetic field … - Hanbury Brown and Twiss noise correlations in a topological superconductor beam splitter

Author(s): T. Jonckheere, J. Rech, A. Zazunov, R. Egger, and T. MartinWe study Hanbury Brown and Twiss current cross-correlations in a three-terminal junction where a central topological superconducto … - Photon-pair shot noise in electron shot noise

Author(s): Jean Olivier Simoneau, Stéphane Virally, Christian Lupien, and Bertrand ReuletWe report the measurement of the statistics of photons in the nonclassical radiation emitted by a tunnel juncti … - Coherent manipulation of three-qubit states in a molecular single-ion magnet

Author(s): M. D. Jenkins, Y. Duan, B. Diosdado, J. J. García-Ripoll, A. Gaita-Ariño, C. Giménez-Saiz, P. J. Alonso, E. Coronado, and F. LuisWe study the quantum spin dynamics of nearly isotropic Gd^{3 … - Elucidation of the helical spin structure of FeAs

Author(s): T. Frawley, R. Schoonmaker, S. H. Lee, C.-H. Du, P. Steadman, J. Strempfer, Kh. A. Ziq, S. J. Clark, T. Lancaster, and P. D. HattonIt has been argued that the itinerant magnetism in the sim … - Searching for two-dimensional Weyl superconductors in heterostructures

Author(s): Lei Hao and C. S. TingThe two-dimensional Weyl superconductor is the most elusive member of a group of materials with Weyl fermions as low-energy excitations. Here, we propose to realize th … - Fermionic algebraic quantum spin liquid in an octa-kagome frustrated antiferromagnet

Author(s): Cheng Peng, Shi-Ju Ran, Tao Liu, Xi Chen, and Gang SuWe investigate the ground state and finite-temperature properties of the spin-1/2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet on an infinite octa-kagome … - Evidence for various higher-subband resonances and interferences in a GaAs/AlAs asymmetric quadruple-quantum-well superlattice analyzed from its photoluminescence properties

Author(s): Keisuke Hata, Makoto Hosoda, Kouichi Akahane, and Naoki OhtaniIn this paper, we present evidence for the resonances between higher subbands in an asymmetric quadruple-quantum-well (AQQW) su … - Strong nonequilibrium effects in spin-torque systems

Author(s): Tim Ludwig, Igor S. Burmistrov, Yuval Gefen, and Alexander ShnirmanWe consider a problem of persistent magnetization precession in a single-domain ferromagnetic nanoparticle under the drivi … - Correlation effects and quantum oscillations in topological nodal-loop semimetals

Author(s): Jianpeng Liu and Leon BalentsWe study the unique physical properties of topological nodal-loop semimetals protected by the coexistence of time-reversal and inversion symmetries with negligi … - Formation of Hubbard-like bands as a fingerprint of strong electron-electron interactions in FeSe

Author(s): Matthew D. Watson, Steffen Backes, Amir A. Haghighirad, Moritz Hoesch, Timur K. Kim, Amalia I. Coldea, and Roser ValentíWe use angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) to explore t … - Electronic properties of single-layer antimony: Tight-binding model, spin-orbit coupling, and the strength of effective Coulomb interactions

Author(s): A. N. Rudenko, M. I. Katsnelson, and R. RoldánThe electronic properties of single-layer antimony are studied by a combination of first-principles and tight-binding methods. The band structu … - Quantum transport simulation scheme including strong correlations and its application to organic radicals adsorbed on gold

Author(s): Andrea Droghetti and Ivan RunggerWe present a computational method to quantitatively describe the linear-response conductance of nanoscale devices in the Kondo regime. This method relies on … - Kitaev materials beyond iridates: Order by quantum disorder and Weyl magnons in rare-earth double perovskites

Author(s): Fei-Ye Li, Yao-Dong Li, Yue Yu, Arun Paramekanti, and Gang ChenMotivated by the experiments on the rare-earth double perovskites, we propose a generalized Kitaev-Heisenberg model to describ … - Electronic structure and correlation in β−Ti_{3} O_{5} and λ−Ti_{3} O_{5} studied by hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Author(s): Keisuke Kobayashi, Munetaka Taguchi, Masaaki Kobata, Kenji Tanaka, Hiroko Tokoro, Hiroshi Daimon, Tetsuo Okane, Hiroshi Yamagami, Eiji Ikenaga, and Shin-ichi OhkoshiWe have conducted hard x … - Rapidly convergent cluster expansion and application to lithium ion battery materials

Author(s): Eunseok Lee, Hakim Iddir, and Roy BenedekThe convergence of a cluster expansion for lithium transition-metal (TM) oxides is improved by explicit treatment of TM magnetic moments. The approa … - Thermal transport across metal silicide-silicon interfaces: First-principles calculations and Green's function transport simulations

Author(s): Sridhar Sadasivam, Ning Ye, Joseph P. Feser, James Charles, Kai Miao, Tillmann Kubis, and Timothy S. FisherHeat transfer across metal-semiconductor interfaces involves multiple fundamental … - Thermal transport across metal silicide-silicon interfaces: An experimental comparison between epitaxial and nonepitaxial interfaces

Author(s): Ning Ye, Joseph P. Feser, Sridhar Sadasivam, Timothy S. Fisher, Tianshi Wang, Chaoying Ni, and Anderson JanottiSilicides are used extensively in nano- and microdevices due to their low elec … - Influence of local strain heterogeneity on high piezoelectricity in 0.5Ba(Zr_{0.2} Ti_{0.8} )O_{3} −0.5(Ba_{0.7} Ca_{0.3} )TiO_{3} ceramics

Author(s): Le Zhang, Xiaobing Ren, and Michael A. CarpenterDielectric and mechanical spectroscopies have been used to investigate ferroelectric transitions and twin wall dynamics in the lead-free cera … - Anomalous Hall effects beyond Berry magnetic fields in a Weyl metal phase

Author(s): Iksu Jang, Jae-Ho Han, and Ki-Seok KimApplying time-varying magnetic fields to Weyl metals, a pair of Weyl points becomes oscillating. This oscillating monopole and antimonopole pair gives … - High-pressure phases of group-II difluorides: Polymorphism and superionicity

Author(s): Joseph R. Nelson, Richard J. Needs, and Chris J. PickardWe investigate the high-pressure behavior of beryllium, magnesium, and calcium difluorides using ab initio random structure searching … - Influence of lattice structure on multipole interactions in Γ_{3} non-Kramers doublet systems

Author(s): Katsunori Kubo and Takashi HottaWe study the multipole interactions between f^{2} ions with the Γ_{3} non-Kramers doublet ground state under a cubic crystalline electric field. We construct … - Longitudinal spin fluctuation contribution to thermal lattice expansion of paramagnetic Fe

Author(s): Zhihua Dong, Wei Li, Dengfu Chen, Stephan Schönecker, Mujun Long, and Levente VitosUsing an efficient first-principles computational scheme for paramagnetic body-centered cubic (bcc) and fa … - Far-IR magnetospectroscopy of magnons and electromagnons in TbFeO_{3} single crystals at low temperatures

Author(s): T. N. Stanislavchuk, Yazhong Wang, S.-W. Cheong, and A. A. SirenkoTransmittance spectra of TbFeO_{3} single crystals have been studied in the far-infrared spectral range 15−120cm^{−1} in th … - Effect of interfacial intermixing on the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction in Pt/Co/Pt

Author(s): Adam W. J. Wells, Philippa M. Shepley, Christopher H. Marrows, and Thomas A. MooreWe study the effect of sputter-deposition conditions, namely, substrate temperature and chamber base pressu … - Anisotropic electron-phonon coupling in the spinel oxide superconductor LiTi_{2} O_{4}

Author(s): Ge He, Yanli Jia, Xingyuan Hou, Zhongxu Wei, Haidong Xie, Zhenzhong Yang, Jinan Shi, Jie Yuan, Lei Shan, Beiyi Zhu, Hong Li, Lin Gu, Kai Liu, Tao Xiang, and Kui JinAmong hundreds of spinel … - Erratum: Temperature dependence of electronic eigenenergies in the adiabatic harmonic approximation [Phys. Rev. B 90, 214304 (2014)]

Author(s): S. Poncé, G. Antonius, Y. Gillet, P. Boulanger, J. Laflamme Janssen, A. Marini, M. Côté, and X. Gonze[Phys. Rev. B 95, 059903] Published Tue Feb 21, 2017 - Slow scrambling in disordered quantum systems

Author(s): Brian Swingle and Debanjan ChowdhuryUnderstanding the spread of quantum entanglement and scrambling of information across a quantum many-body system is a fundamental problem in quantum dyna … - Resonating valence bond states with trimer motifs

Author(s): Hyunyong Lee, Yun-tak Oh, Jung Hoon Han, and Hosho KatsuraA trimer resonating valence bond (tRVB) state consisting of an equal-weight superposition of trimer coverings on a square lattice i … - Phonon-mediated spin-flipping mechanism in the spin ices Dy_{2} Ti_{2} O_{7} and Ho_{2} Ti_{2} O_{7}

Author(s): M. Ruminy, S. Chi, S. Calder, and T. FennellTo understand emergent magnetic monopole dynamics in the spin ices Ho_{2}Ti_{2}O_{7} and Dy_{2}Ti_{2}O_{7}, it is necessary to investigate the me … - Role of the substrate in the formation of chiral magnetic structures driven by the interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction

Author(s): Masahiro Haze, Yasuo Yoshida, and Yukio HasegawaWe report on the experimental verification of the rotational sense of homogeneous and antiferromagnetic spin spiral structures observed on mo … - First-principles study of the effect of (111) strain on octahedral rotations and structural phases of LaAlO_{3}

Author(s): Magnus Moreau, Astrid Marthinsen, Sverre M. Selbach, and Thomas TybellThe structural and electronic response of LaAlO_{3} to biaxial strain in the (111) plane is studied by density function … - Efficient perturbation theory to improve the density matrix renormalization group

Author(s): Emanuele Tirrito, Shi-Ju Ran, Andrew J. Ferris, Ian P. McCulloch, and Maciej LewensteinThe density matrix renormalization group (DMRG) is one of the most powerful numerical methods availabl … - Hierarchical equations of motion method applied to nonequilibrium heat transport in model molecular junctions: Transient heat current and high-order moments of the current operator

Author(s): Linze Song and Qiang ShiWe present a theoretical approach to study nonequilibrium quantum heat transport in molecular junctions described by a spin-boson type model. Based on the Feynman-Ve … - Domain wall motion by localized temperature gradients

Author(s): Simone Moretti, Victor Raposo, Eduardo Martinez, and Luis Lopez-DiazMagnetic domain wall (DW) motion induced by a localized Gaussian temperature profile is studied in a Permalloy nanostrip … - Influence of spin-orbit interaction within the insulating barrier on the electron transport in magnetic tunnel junctions

Author(s): A. Vedyayev, N. Ryzhanova, N. Strelkov, M. Titova, M. Chshiev, B. Rodmacq, S. Auffret, L. Cuchet, L. Nistor, and B. DienyWe present a theory of the anisotropy of tunneling magnetoresistance … - Field-induced reentrant magnetoelectric phase in LiNiPO_{4}

Author(s): Rasmus Toft-Petersen, Ellen Fogh, Takumi Kihara, Jens Jensen, Katharina Fritsch, Jooseop Lee, Garrett E. Granroth, Matthew B. Stone, David Vaknin, Hiroyuki Nojiri, and Niels Bech Christense … - Foldover of nonlinear eigenmodes in magnetic thin film based feedback rings

Author(s): P. A. Praveen Janantha, Boris Kalinikos, and Mingzhong WuThe foldover effect of nonlinear eigenmodes in feedback ring systems was observed. Experiments made use of a system that consisted o … - Locking of length scales in two-band superconductors

Author(s): M. Ichioka, V. G. Kogan, and J. SchmalianA model of a clean two-band s-wave superconductor with cylindrical Fermi surfaces, different Fermi velocities v_{1,2}, and a general 2×2 coupling ma … - Minimal models for topological Weyl semimetals

Author(s): Timothy M. McCormick, Itamar Kimchi, and Nandini TrivediTopological Weyl semimetals (TWS) can be classified as type I TWS, in which the density of states vanishes at the Weyl nodes, and typ … - Strain-induced indirect-to-direct band-gap transition in bulk SnS_{2}

Author(s): Babu Ram and Abhishek K. SinghWhile SnS_{2} is an earth-abundant large-band-gap semiconductor material, the indirect nature of the band gap limits its applications in light harvesting or de … - Topological semimetals protected by off-centered symmetries in nonsymmorphic crystals

Author(s): Bohm-Jung Yang, Troels Arnfred Bojesen, Takahiro Morimoto, and Akira FurusakiRecently, there have been extensive efforts to extend the physics of the two-dimensional (2D) graphene to three- … - Line nodes and surface Majorana flat bands in static and kicked p-wave superconducting Harper model

Author(s): Huai-Qiang Wang, M. N. Chen, Raditya Weda Bomantara, Jiangbin Gong, and D. Y. XingWe investigate the effect of introducing nearest-neighbor p-wave superconducting pairing to both the static … - Surface theorem for the Chern-Simons axion coupling

Author(s): Thomas Olsen, Maryam Taherinejad, David Vanderbilt, and Ivo SouzaThe Chern-Simons axion coupling of a bulk insulator is only defined modulo a quantum of e^{2}/h. The quantized part of the c … - Quasitopological electromagnetic response of line-node semimetals

Author(s): Srinidhi T. Ramamurthy and Taylor L. HughesTopological semimetals are gapless states of matter which have robust surface states and characteristic electromagnetic responses. In this paper, … - Doping dependence of the magnetic excitations in La_{2−x} Sr_{x} CuO_{4}

Author(s): D. Meyers, H. Miao, A. C. Walters, V. Bisogni, R. S. Springell, M. d'Astuto, M. Dantz, J. Pelliciari, H. Y. Huang, J. Okamoto, D. J. Huang, J. P. Hill, X. He, I. Božović, T. Schmitt, a … - Density functional theory study on the B doping and B/P codoping of Si nanocrystals embedded in SiO_{2}

Author(s): Zhenyi Ni (倪朕伊), Xiaodong Pi (皮孝东), Stefaan Cottenier, and Deren Yang (杨德仁)Doping silicon nanocrystals (Si NCs) embedded in silicon dioxide (SiO_{2}) with boron (B) and phosphorus (P) is a … - Origin of space-separated charges in photoexcited organic heterojunctions on ultrafast time scales

Author(s): Veljko Janković and Nenad VukmirovićWe present a detailed investigation of ultrafast (subpicosecond) exciton dynamics in the lattice model of a donor/acceptor heterojunction. Exciton genera … - Magnetic gap opening in rhombohedral-stacked multilayer graphene from first principles

Author(s): Betül Pamuk, Jacopo Baima, Francesco Mauri, and Matteo CalandraWe investigate the occurrence of magnetic and charge density wave instabilities in rhombohedral-stacked multilayer (three to e … - h-AlN-Mg(OH)_{2} van der Waals bilayer heterostructure: Tuning the excitonic characteristics

Author(s): C. Bacaksiz, A. Dominguez, A. Rubio, R. T. Senger, and H. SahinMotivated by recent studies that reported the successful synthesis of monolayer Mg(OH)_{2} [Suslu et al., Sci. Rep. 6, 20525 ( … - Ultimate terahertz field enhancement of single nanoslits

Author(s): Young-Mi Bahk, Sanghoon Han, Jiyeah Rhie, Joohyun Park, Hyeongtag Jeon, Namkyoo Park, and Dai-Sik KimA single metallic slit is the simplest plasmonic structure for basic physical understand … - Optical suppression of electron motion in low-dimensional correlated electron system

Author(s): Atsushi Ono, Hiroshi Hashimoto, and Sumio IshiharaSuppression of electron motion under an alternating current (ac) electric field is examined in a one-dimensional Hubbard model. Utilizing t … - Dipolar fermions in a multilayer geometry

Author(s): M. Callegari, M. M. Parish, and F. M. MarchettiWe investigate the behavior of identical dipolar fermions with aligned dipole moments in two-dimensional multilayers at zero temperature. We c … - Superconductivity and electronic fluctuations in Ba_{1−x} K_{x} Fe_{2} As_{2} studied by Raman scattering

Author(s): S.-F. Wu, P. Richard, H. Ding, H.-H. Wen, Guotai Tan, Meng Wang, Chenglin Zhang, Pengcheng Dai, and G. BlumbergUsing polarization-resolved electronic Raman scattering we study underdoped, o … - Spin-orbit Hamiltonian for organic crystals from first-principles electronic structure and Wannier functions

Author(s): Subhayan Roychoudhury and Stefano SanvitoSpin-orbit coupling in organic crystals is responsible for many spin-relaxation phenomena, going from spin diffusion to intersystem crossing. With t … - Chiral anomaly and second-harmonic generation in Weyl semimetals

Author(s): A. A. Zyuzin and A. Yu. ZyuzinWe study second-harmonic generation in centrosymmetric Weyl semimetal with broken time reversal symmetry. We calculate electric current density at the double f … - Finite-temperature valence-bond-solid transitions and thermodynamic properties of interacting SU(2N) Dirac fermions

Author(s): Zhichao Zhou, Da Wang, Congjun Wu, and Yu WangWe investigate the SU(2N) symmetry effects with 2N>2 on the two-dimensional interacting Dirac fermions at finite temperatures, including the … - Multiferroic Bi_{2} NiMnO_{6} thin films: A computational prediction

Author(s): Oswaldo Diéguez and Jorge ÍñiguezWe report first-principles calculations for one of the few materials that is believed to be a ferroelectric ferromagnet, Bi_{2}NiMnO_{6}. Our calculations s … - Delicate competing electronic states in ultrathin manganite films

Author(s): Zhaoliang Liao, Rongying Jin, E. W. Plummer, and Jiandi ZhangThe coupling between the electrical transport properties of La_{2/3}Sr_{1/3}MnO_{3} (LSMO) thin films and structural phase trans … - Raman spectroscopy evidence of domain walls in the organic electronic ferroelectrics (TMTTF)_{2} X(X=SbF_{6} ,AsF_{6} ,PF_{6} )

Author(s): Roman Świetlik, Bolesław Barszcz, Andrej Pustogow, and Martin DresselCharge ordering in the quasi-one-dimensional organic conductors (TMTTF)_{2}X(X=SbF_{6},AsF_{6},PF_{6}) was studied by us … - Quantum interference in a macroscopic van der Waals conductor

Author(s): C. W. Rischau, S. Wiedmann, G. Seyfarth, D. LeBoeuf, K. Behnia, and B. FauquéQuantum corrections to charge transport can give rise to an oscillatory magnetoconductance, typically observed i …