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We are the Theory group of LPS!

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We are a very collaborative group which covers a wide range of topics from material sciences (functional materials, topological and relativistic matter, magnetism and superconductivity...) and quantum systems (in low dimensions, under magnetic fields, in and out-of equilibrium...) to soft and bio- matter (colloids, liquid crystals...).

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Recent peer reviewed publications

  1. C. E. Sitta, F. Smallenburg, R. Wittkowski, & H. Löwen. “Liquid crystals of hard rectangles on flat and cylindrical manifolds”. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 20(7), 5285‑94. 2018.
  2. H. H. Wensink. “Frank elasticity of composite colloidal nematics with anti-nematic order”. Soft Matter 14(44), 8935‑44. 2018.
  3. O. Najera, M. Civelli, V. Dobrosavljević, & M. J. Rozenberg. “Multiple crossovers and coherent states in a Mott-Peierls insulator”. Physical Review B 97(4), 045108. 2018.
  4. I. Safi. Universal theory for out-of-equilibrium transport: application to driven Josephson junctions. . Présenté à Colloque international: Frank Hekking Memorial Workshop, Les Houches, France. 2018.
  5. M. Thakurathi, P. Simon, I. Mandal, J. Klinovaja, & D. Loss. “Majorana Kramers pairs in Rashba double nanowires with interactions and disorder”. Physical Review B 97(4), 045415. 2018.
  6. M. Trif, O. Dmytruk, H. Bouchiat, R. Aguado, & P. Simon. “Dynamic current susceptibility as a probe of Majorana bound states in nanowire-based Josephson junctions”. Physical Review B 97(4), 041415. 2018.
  7. H. Bragança, S. Sakai, M. C. O. Aguiar, & M. Civelli. “Correlation-Driven Lifshitz Transition at the Emergence of the Pseudogap Phase in the Two-Dimensional Hubbard Model”. Physical Review Letters 120(6), 067002. 2018.
  8. P. Vodnala, N. Karunaratne, L. Lurio, G. M. Thurston, M. Vega, E. Gaillard, S. Narayanan, A. Sandy, Q. Zhang, E. M. Dufresne, G. Foffi, P. Grybos, P. Kmon, P. Maj, & R. Szczygiel. “Hard-sphere-like dynamics in highly concentrated alpha-crystallin suspensions”. Physical Review E 97(2), 020601. 2018.
  9. N. de Macedo Biniossek, H. Löwen, T. Voigtmann, & F. Smallenburg. “Static structure of active Brownian hard disks”. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 30(7), 074001. 2018.
  10. H. H. Wensink, & L. Morales-Anda. “Elastic moduli of a smectic membrane: a rod-level scaling analysis”. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 30(7), 075101. 2018.
  11. M. Nakamura, & R.-J. Tarento. “Liquid-drop model for fragmentation of multiply charged mercury clusters”. The Journal of Chemical Physics 148(8), 084312. 2018.
  12. M. Hakl, S. Tchoumakov, I. Crassee, A. Akrap, B. A. Piot, C. Faugeras, G. Martinez, A. Nateprov, E. Arushanov, F. Teppe, R. Sankar, W. Lee, J. Debray, O. Caha, J. Novák, M. O. Goerbig, M. Potemski, & M. Orlita. “Energy scale of Dirac electrons in Cd 3 As 2”. Physical Review B 97(11), 115206. 2018.
  13. V. Kaladzhyan, C. Bena, & P. Simon. “Topology from triviality”. Physical Review B 97(10), 104512. 2018.
  14. G. Montambaux. “Generalized Stefan–Boltzmann Law”. Foundations of Physics 48(4), 395‑410. 2018.
  15. J.-N. Fuchs, F. Piéchon, & G. Montambaux. “Landau levels, response functions and magnetic oscillations from a generalized Onsager relation”. SciPost Physics 4(5), 024. 2018.
  16. M. Trushin, M. O. Goerbig, & W. Belzig. “Model Prediction of Self-Rotating Excitons in Two-Dimensional Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides”. Physical Review Letters 120(18), 187401. 2018.
  17. Á. G. García, R. Tuinier, J. V. Maring, J. Opdam, H. H. Wensink, & H. N. W. Lekkerkerker. “Depletion-driven four-phase coexistences in discotic systems”. Molecular Physics 1‑16. 2018.
  18. H. Mundoor, S. Park, B. Senyuk, H. H. Wensink, & I. I. Smalyukh. “Hybrid molecular-colloidal liquid crystals”. Science 360(6390), 768‑71. 2018.
  19. E. Boattini, M. Ram, F. Smallenburg, & L. Filion. “Neural-network-based order parameters for classification of binary hard-sphere crystal structures”. Molecular Physics 1‑10. 2018.
  20. Z. Iftikhar, A. Anthore, A. K. Mitchell, F. D. Parmentier, U. Gennser, A. Ouerghi, A. Cavanna, C. Mora, P. Simon, & F. Pierre. “Tunable quantum criticality and super-ballistic transport in a « charge » Kondo circuit”. Science 360(6395), 1315‑20. 2018.
  21. C. Ferreiro-Córdova, J. Toner, H. Löwen, & H. H. Wensink. “Long-time anomalous swimmer diffusion in smectic liquid crystals”. Physical Review E 97(6), 062606. 2018.
  22. G. Montambaux. “Artificial graphenes: Dirac matter beyond condensed matter”. Comptes Rendus Physique 19(5), 285‑305. 2018.
  23. P. Diener, E. Janod, B. Corraze, M. Querré, C. Adda, M. Guilloux-Viry, S. Cordier, A. Camjayi, M. J. Rozenberg, M. P. Besland, & L. Cario. “How a dc Electric Field Drives Mott Insulators Out of Equilibrium”. Physical Review Letters 121(1), 016601. 2018.
  24. J. del Valle, N. Ghazikhanian, Y. Kalcheim, J. Trastoy, M.-H. Lee, M. J. Rozenberg, & I. K. Schuller. “Resistive asymmetry due to spatial confinement in first-order phase transitions”. Physical Review B 98(4), 045123. 2018.
  25. N. Ghenzi, M. J. Rozenberg, L. Pietrobon, R. Llopis, R. Gay, M. Beltrán, M. Knez, L. Hueso, & P. Stoliar. “One-transistor one-resistor (1T1R) cell for large-area electronics”. Applied Physics Letters 113(7), 072108. 2018.