1D, 2D … and 3D spin liquids are everywhere !
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A nanoscopic tsunami inside the electronic chip
The surprising self-organization of nanotubes in a very dilute columnar liquid-crystal phase
23 June 2016
At the atomic scale, magnetism is of purely quantum origin. Most magnetic properties of materials are nonetheless described in a classical framework: the effect of quantum fluctuations usually (...)
20 May 2016
The physics of active fluids is a topic that has recently emerged at the interfaces between fluid mechanics, statistical physics and biology. It covers an area of applications extremely broad (...)
19 May 2016
A Charge Density Wave (CDW) system is a system in which a periodic lattice distortion and a metal-insulator transition appear concomitantly. It is actually an electronic transition involving a (...)
24 March 2016
A team of researchers from the Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, a CNRS,Univ. Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay laboratory (Orsay, France), the Magnet Lab (Florida, USA) and UBA-CNEA (Buenos (...)
24 March 2016
Liquid crystals have found wide applications in many fields ranging from detergents to information displays. They are an important class of “soft matter” and they are increasingly being used in the (...)