Outstanding Referee: Stefano Lepri

Stefano Lepri Outstanding Referee of Physical Review for 2018

American Physical Society announces “Outstanding Referees” for 2018

Ridge, NY, 26 February 2018 — The American Physical Society (APS) has selected 147 Outstanding Referees for 2018 that have demonstrated exceptional work in the assessment of manuscripts published in the Physical Review journals. A full list of the Outstanding Referees is available online.… Read the rest

When is a lubricant effective?

A plate shearing an interstitial granular medium and driven by an always ongoing spring feels less fricion when only few layers are present. Adding more layers results in an increase of friction,
nevertheless the plate slides more often. The ease of slipping is not determined by friction alone?


M A Annunziata, A Baldassarri, F Dalton, A Petri and G Pontuale, Increasing ‘ease of sliding’ also increases friction: when is a lubricant effective?Read the rest

Spatio-temporal phenomena in complex systems with time delays

The review article Spatio-temporal phenomena in complex systems with time delays by S. Yanchuk and G. Giacomelli has been selected for inclusion in the Journal of Physics A Highlights of 2017 collection (Topical Reviews):… Read the rest