By Jade Holt on October 12, 2015
This week’s image comes from an experimental paper exploring the nanoscopic mechanisms involved in the phase transition of semiconductors.
By Jade Holt on October 2, 2015
IOP Publishing and Research Information Network (RIN) release new report on information practices in the physical sciences.
By Jade Holt on September 25, 2015
Find out how Professor Dr Karl-Heinz Ernst manipulates single molecules and what technique he believes has revolutionized surface science.
By Jade Holt on September 17, 2015
Dr Joe Smerdon talks about his research with beautiful molecular layers and what world issue he would like to see science solve.
By Jade Holt on September 14, 2015
The authors of this week’s image find a more efficient way of analysing the properties of hybrid devices for processing quantum information.
By Jade Holt on September 8, 2015
Find out about the recent discovery made by researchers at Princeton University.
By Jade Holt on August 21, 2015
Professor Dr Hartmut Löwen of the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf talks here about his experiences in soft condensed matter and what keeps him motivated in this fast paced field of physics.
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August 17, 2015
Today’s Image of the Week comes from a recent JPCM paper exploring a model system looking at alkali metal on metal surfaces.
By Jade Holt on July 29, 2015
The final review in my round-up of the year so far discusses from both a theoretical and experimental point of view the search and properties of nodal topological superconductors.
By Jade Holt on July 27, 2015
In the penultimate post of the series I look at a review discussing the state of art of nanopores for cheaper and faster DNA sequencing techniques.
By Jade Holt on July 23, 2015
In my fourth post I look at the rise of 2D materials and one of the exciting alternatives to graphene.
By Jade Holt on July 22, 2015
In the third post celebrating some of the diverse and engaging topical reviews published in JPCM this year, I join the search for new materials.
By Jade Holt on July 20, 2015
In the second part of my mid-year topical review round-up I look at a review by David Tománek who examines the many challenges researchers face when taking the exceptional graphene and its extraordinary electronic and thermal properties from the 2D into the 3D world of devices and applications.
By Jade Holt on July 16, 2015
In this summary of Christelle N Prinz’s topical review you can find out what happens when a nanowire meets a living cell and the challenges facing researchers trying to improve and expand the use of these nanostructures in biomedical applications.
By Jade Holt on July 2, 2015
Mysterious forces, cooking majoranas and a systematic approach to predicting the piezoelectric properties of materials all feature in JPCM LabTalks. Come find out more.
By Jade Holt on June 22, 2015
Silicene, often seen as graphene’s silicon counter-part is the latest 2D synthesised crystal to receive the attention of the material and condensed matter communities. This week’s image comes from work by C Grazianetti et al 2015 J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27…
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By Jade Holt on June 19, 2015
One of JPCM’s board members, Paulo Teixeira, highlights what interested him about a particular topical review published in the journal last year.