Find out more about liquid crystals, ionic liquids, colloids and active matter in JPCM’s latest special issue.
The melt structure of Al-Fe alloys in magnetic fields
Could alloy melt structure in an electromagnetic field be accurately characterized by electrical parameters? What`s the relationship between these electrical parameters and solidification microstructures?
Complex surfaces and the collapse mechanism
How the surface structure impacts the destruction of super-liquid repellency
Do embryonic cells communicate via mechanical feedback?
An Active Granular Fluid model shows how cellular activities are coordinated through mechanical feedback
Derjaguin in flatland: prewetting spreads out
Surface patterning turns first-order a prewetting transition into a continuous one.
What happens at fluid interfaces?
Professor Dr Lucio Iso answers our questions about his research in soft matter physics and why he believes micro-robots are the future.
Vacuum energy gets flexible
Can a liquid’s vacuum energy vary with the state of the system and be thermodynamically anomalous?
Hartmut Löwen: soft condensed matter and more
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.
JPCM board member highlights: Paulo Teixeira
One of JPCM’s board members, Paulo Teixeira, highlights what interested him about a particular topical review published in the journal last year.
JPCM Special Issue on Liquid Matter
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter invites readers to explore the recent research developments published in the 9th Liquid Matter Conference special issue.