Geophysicists detect electron dance deep inside the Earth, with a Twist

Journal Reference: Grace E. Shephard, Christine Houser, John W. Hernlund, Juan J. Valencia-Cardona, Reidar G. Trønnes, Renata M. Wentzcovitch. Seismological expression of the iron spin crossover in ferropericlase in the Earth’s lower mantle. Nature Communications, 2021; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26115-z Such a spin-crossover has long been predicted to occur at elevated pressures of the middle … Read more

Electron family creates previously unknown state of matter

Journal Reference: Vadim Grinenko, Daniel Weston, Federico Caglieris, Christoph Wuttke, Christian Hess, Tino Gottschall, Ilaria Maccari, Denis Gorbunov, Sergei Zherlitsyn, Jochen Wosnitza, Andreas Rydh, Kunihiro Kihou, Chul-Ho Lee, Rajib Sarkar, Shanu Dengre, Julien Garaud, Aliaksei Charnukha, Ruben Hühne, Kornelius Nielsch, Bernd Büchner, Hans-Henning Klauss, Egor Babaev. State with spontaneously broken time-reversal symmetry above the superconducting … Read more