How to build a quantum Newton's cradle

A quantum analogue of the popular "Newton's cradle" toy has been…

Newton cradle

Newton’s cradle (Fig. 1) is a valuable paradigm of how physical…

Anomalous Heat Transport in Low Dimensions

Many phenomena in nature occur under nonequilibrium stationary…

Asymmetric Wave Transport in Nonlinear System

Deterministic chaos, fractal structures and other beautiful phenomena…

Ionic liquids: a spectroscopic investigation

Ionic liquids (IL) are salts formed by organic cations, like…

Solid state hydrogen storage

Hydrogen is attracting renewed interest as an energy carrier,…

Volume collapse transition in Ce

Crystalline Ce has a remarkable phase diagram in that is the…

Polarons in strongly correlated systems

In system with strong electron-phonon interaction, the carriers…

Graphene and carbon-based new materials

The investigation of the electronic properties of graphene (single…

Competing orders in Iron based superconductors

In January 2008 a new family of superconductors has been discovered…