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Research Highlights

Metallic Bonding Explained
Volker Heine and Siyu Chen

Photon, electron, spin, topology
Bo Peng, Gunnar F. Lange, Daniel Bennett, Kang Wang, Robert-Jan Slager and Bartomeu Monserrat

Negative refraction of Weyl phonons at twin quartz interfaces
Gunnar F. Lange, Juan D. F. Pottecher, Cameron Robey, Bartomeu Monserrat and Bo Peng

Boosting photocatalytic water splitting of polymeric fullerene by reduced dimensionality from 2D monolayer to 1D chain
Cory Jones and Bo Peng

Non-Abelian Floquet braiding and anom- alous Dirac string phase in periodically driven systems
Robert-Jan Slager, Adrien Bouhon, F. Nur Ünal

Thermal conductivity of glasses: first-principles theory and applications
Michele Simoncelli, Francesco Mauri, and Nicola Marzari

Probabilistic selection and design of concrete using machine learning
Jessica C. Forsdyke, Bogdan Zviazhynski, Janet M. Lees, Gareth J. Conduit

Topological polarization in twisted bilayers
Daniel Bennett, Guarav Chaudhary, Robert-Jan Slager, Eric Bousquet,and Philippe Ghosez

Light emission from strongly-driven many-body systems
Andrea Pizzi, Alexey Gorlach, Nicholas Rivera, Andreas Nunnenkamp, and Ido Kaminer.

Stability and strength of monolayer polymeric fullerene
Bo Peng

How do Pauli crystals melt?
Jiabing Xiang, Paolo Molignini, Miriam Buettner, Axel U. J. Lode

Enhanced Mechanical Testing of Biological tissues
Luca Rosalia, Adrien Hallou, Laurence Cochrane and Thierry Savin.

Kicking semimetals to reveal quantum ghosts
Karin Sim, R. Chitra, Paolo Molignini

Dynamical fractal discovered in clean magnetic crystal
Jonathan N. Hallén, Santiago A. Grigera, D. Alan Tennant, Claudio Castelnovo, and Roderich Moessner

Monolayer Fullerene Networks as Photocatalysts for Overall Water Splitting
Bo Peng

Using light to turn ultracold atoms into shapeshifters
Paolo Molignini, Camille Lévêque, Hans Keßler, Dieter Jaksch, R. Chitra, Axel U. J. Lode

Machine learning for topological insulators
Paolo Molignini, Antonio Zegarra, Evert van Nieuwenburg, R. Chitra, Wei Chen

Majoranas across dimensions
Paolo Molignini, Albert Gasull Celades, R. Chitra, Wei Chen

Wigner Formulation of Thermal Transport in Solids
Michele Simoncelli, Nicola Marzari, and Francesco Mauri

Tunable photostriction of halide perovskites through energy dependent photoexcitation
Bo Peng, Daniel Bennett, Ivona Bravic, Bartomeu Monserrat

Unveil the unseen: exploit information hidden in noise
Bogdan Zviazhynski, Gareth Conduit

DMRG for quantum systems in the continuum
Shovan Dutta, Anton Buyskikh, Andrew Daley, and Erich Mueller

Moire exciton condensates spring a leak
Benjamin Remez and Nigel R. Cooper

New routes to increase solar panel efficiency
Alan R. Bowman, Samuel D. Stranks, Bartomeu Monserrat

Getting more for less from a Majorana quantum computer
Campbell K. McLauchlan and Benjamin Béri

Emergence of Fermi arcs due to magnetic splitting in an antiferromagnet
Benjamin Schrunk, Yevhen Kushnirenko, et al. ,Robert-Jan Slager, Paul C. Canfield and Adam Kaminski

Topological quantum computers to probe gravity-inspired chaos
Jan Behrends and Benjamin Béri

Bicircular Light Floquet Engineering of Magnetic Symmetry and its application to Cd
Thaís V. Trevisan, Pablo Villar Arribi, Olle Heinonen, Robert-Jan Slager and Peter P. Orth

Particles that mutate by moving from place to place
Liam L.H. Lau and Shovan Dutta

Towards table-top quantum simulation of vacuum decay
Bo Song, Shovan Dutta, Shaurya Bhave, Jr-Chiun Yu, Edward Carter, Nigel Cooper, and Ulrich Schneider

Phonons as a platform for non-Abelian braiding and its manifestation in layered silicates
Bo Peng, Adrien Bouhon, Bartomeu Monserrat and Robert-Jan Slager

Theory of ferroelectric-like response in twisted 2D bilayers
Daniel Bennett and Benjamin Remez

Non-Hermitian topology makes directional amplification robust against disorder
Clara C. Wanjura, Matteo Brunelli, and Andreas Nunnenkamp.

Classical approaches to prethermal discrete time crystals
Andrea Pizzi, Andreas Nunnenkamp, and Johannes Knolle.

Experimental observation of non-Abelian topological acoustic semimetals and their phase transitions
Bin Jiang, Adrien Bouhon, Zhi-Kang Lin, Xiaoxi Zhou,Bo Hou, Feng Li, Robert-Jan Slager, Jian-Hua Jiang

Why is the training of artificial neural networks so effective?
Philipp C. Verpoort, Alpha A. Lee, and David J. Wales

Collective modes identify elusive quantum material at room temperature
Hope M. Bretscher, Paolo Andrich, Yuta Murakami, Deniz Golez, Benjamin Remez, Prachi Telang, Anupam Singh, Luminita Harnagea, Nigel R. Cooper, Andrew J. Millis, Philipp Werner, A. K. Sood and Akshay Rao

Topological correspondence between magnetic space group representations and subdimensions
Adrien Bouhon, Gunnar F. Lange and Robert-Jan Slager

Whole-tissue stretch regulates epithelial cell fate decisions
Adrien Hallou and Ben Simons

Charged surfaces and 3D periodicity
MJ Rutter

Higher-order and fractional discrete time crystals in clean long-range interacting systems
Andrea Pizzi, Johannes Knolle, and Andreas Nunnenkamp.

The exact exchange-correlation kernel
Nick D. Woods , Michael T. Entwistle , Rex W. Godby

Discovery of a weak topological insulating state and van Hove singularity in triclinic RhBi2
Kyungchan Lee, Gunnar F. Lange , Lin-Lin Wang, Brinda Kuthanazhi, Thaís V. Trevisan, Na Hyun Jo, Benjamin Schrunk, Peter P. Orth, Robert-Jan Slager, Paul C. Canfield and Adam Kaminski

Dual-unitary circuit models of thermalization
Pieter W. Claeys and Austen Lamacraft

Time crystals in long-range classical noisy systems
Andrea Pizzi, Andreas Nunnenkamp, and Johannes Knolle.

Entangled quantum bits protected by symmetry
Shovan Dutta and Nigel Cooper

A new diagnostic for quantum chaos
Mohit Pandey, Pieter W. Claeys, David K. Campbell, Anatoli Polkovnikov, and Dries Sels

Magnetic vortices come full circle
C. Donnelly, K.L. Metlov, V. Scagnoli, M. Guizar-Sicairos, M. Holler, N.S. Bingham, J. Raabe, L.J. Heyderman , N.R. Cooper, S. Gliga

From geometric twists to high-temperature quantum coherence
Raul Santos and Benjamin Béri

Revealing how hydrogen becomes a metal under high pressure
Bingqing Cheng, Guglielmo Mazzola, Chris J. Pickard and Michele Ceriotti

Hidden symmetries in central spin models
Tamiro Villazon, Anushya Chandran, Pieter W. Claeys

Electronic stopping of projectiles revisited
Nicolò Forcellini and Emilio Artacho.

A dynamical view on uncovering enigmatic topology
F. Nur Ünal, Adrien Bouhon, Robert-Jan Slager

Computational discovery of Cu2P, a new high capacity Li-ion battery anode material
Angela F. Harper, Matthew L. Evans, Andrew J. Morris

The True Amphipathic Nature of Graphene Flakes: A Versatile 2D Stabilizer.
Anna Kuziel, Karolina Milowska, P.-L. Chau, Slawomir Boncel, Krzysztof Koziol, Noorhana Yahya, Mike Payne

Novel braiding properties in momentum space and topology discovered in a general class of metals
Adrien Bouhon*, QuanSheng Wu*, Robert-Jan Slager*, Hongming Weng, Oleg Yazyev and Tomas Bzdusek

Open-source coding for electronic structure calculations
Micael Oliveira, Emilio Artacho, Mike Payne et al.

The arrow of time points the way
Max McGinley and Nigel Cooper.

Non-Hermitian topology corresponds to directional amplification
Clara C. Wanjura, Matteo Brunelli, and Andreas Nunnenkamp

Vanilla flavored supersymmetry
Jan Behrends and Benjamin Béri

Artificial intelligence learns to distinguish between different topological band structures
Mathias S. Scheurer and Robert-Jan Slager

A quantum ear
Shovan Dutta and Nigel Cooper

Exhaustive framework describing boundary modes of open quantum systems discovered
Dan S. Borgnia, Alex J. Kruchkov and Robert-Jan Slager

Researchers uncover topologically protected edge modes in open quantum systems
Simon Lieu, Max McGinley and Nigel Cooper.

There and back again: from magnets to superconductors
Gareth Conduit, Andrew Green, and Ben Simons

Understanding the growth of silicon carbide crystals
MJ Rutter and V Heine

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