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  • A Mott insulator continuously connected to iron pnictide superconductors 

    Song, Yu; Yamani, Zahra; Cao, Chongde; Li, Yu; Zhang, Chenglin; Chen, Justin S.; Huang, Qingzhen; Wu, Hui; Tao, Jing; Zhu, Yimei; Tian, Wei; Chi, Songxue; Cao, Huibo; Huang, Yao-Bo; Dantz, Marcus; Schmitt, Thorsten; Yu, Rong; Nevidomskyy, Andriy H.; Morosan, Emilia; Si, Qimiao; Dai, Pengcheng (2016)
    Iron-based superconductivity develops near an antiferromagnetic order and out of a bad-metal normal state, which has been interpreted as originating from a proximate Mott transition. Whether an actual Mott insulator can ...
  • Robust upward dispersion of the neutron spin resonance in the heavy fermion superconductor Ce1−xYbxCoIn5 

    Song, Yu; Van Dyke, John; Lum, I.K.; White, B.D.; Jang, Sooyoung; Yazici, Duygu; Shu, L.; Schneidewind, A.; Čermák, Petr; Qiu, Y.; Maple, M.B.; Morr, Dirk K.; Dai, Pengcheng (2016)
    The neutron spin resonance is a collective magnetic excitation that appears in the unconventional copper oxide, iron pnictide and heavy fermion superconductors. Although the resonance is commonly associated with a spin-exciton ...
  • Nonlinear, interacting responses to climate limit grassland production under global change 

    Zhu, Kai; Chiariello, Nona R.; Tobeck, Todd; Fukami, Tadashi; Field, Christopher B. (2016)
    Global changes in climate, atmospheric composition, and pollutants are altering ecosystems and the goods and services they provide. Among approaches for predicting ecosystem responses, long-term observations and manipulative ...
  • Modular knowledge systems accelerate human migration in asymmetric random environments 

    Wang, Dong; Deem, Michael W. (2016)
    Migration is a key mechanism for expansion of communities. In spatially heterogeneous environments, rapidly gaining knowledge about the local environment is key to the evolutionary success of a migrating population. For ...
  • Genetic Interactions between PEROXIN12 and Other Peroxisome-Associated Ubiquitination Components 

    Kao, Yun-Ting; Fleming, Wendell A.; Ventura, Meredith J.; Bartel, Bonnie (2016)
    Most eukaryotic cells require peroxisomes, organelles housing fatty acid β-oxidation and other critical metabolic reactions. Peroxisomal matrix proteins carry peroxisome-targeting signals that are recognized by one of two ...
  • Preferential uptake of antioxidant carbon nanoparticles by T lymphocytes for immunomodulation 

    Huq, Redwan; Samuel, Errol L.G.; Sikkema, William K.A.; Nilewski, Lizanne G.; Lee, Thomas; Tanner, Mark R.; Khan, Fatima S.; Porter, Paul C.; Tajhya, Rajeev B.; Patel, Rutvik S.; Inoue, Taeko; Pautler, Robia G.; Corry, David B.; Tour, James M.; Beeton, Christine (2016)
    Autoimmune diseases mediated by a type of white blood cell—T lymphocytes—are currently treated using mainly broad-spectrum immunosuppressants that can lead to adverse side effects. Antioxidants represent an alternative ...
  • Structure determination of a human virus by the combination of cryo-EM and X-ray crystallography 

    Liu, Zheng; Guu, Tom S.Y.; Cao, Jianhao; Li, Yinyin; Cheng, Lingpeng; Tao, Yizhi Jane; Zhang, Jingqiang (2016)
    Virus 3D atomic structures provide insight into our understanding of viral life cycles and the development of antiviral drugs. X-ray crystallography and cryo-EM have been used to determine the atomic structure of viruses. ...
  • Seismic evidence for a cold serpentinized mantle wedge beneath Mount St Helens 

    Hansen, S.M.; Schmandt, B.; Levander, A.; Kiser, E.; Vidale, J.E.; Abers, G.A.; Creager, K.C. (2016)
    Mount St Helens is the most active volcano within the Cascade arc; however, its location is unusual because it lies 50 km west of the main axis of arc volcanism. Subduction zone thermal models indicate that the down-going ...
  • Spin excitations in optimally P-dopedᅠBaFe2(As0.7P0.3)2superconductor 

    Hu, Ding; Yin, Zhiping; Zhang, Wenliang; Ewings, R.A.; Ikeuchi, Kazuhiko; Nakamura, Mitsutaka; Roessli, Bertrand; Wei, Yuan; Zhao, Lingxiao; Chen, Genfu; Li, Shiliang; Luo, Huiqian; Haule, Kristjan; Kotliar, Gabriel; Dai, Pengcheng (2016)
    We use inelastic neutron scattering to study the temperature and energy dependence of spin excitations in an optimally P-doped BaFe2(As0.7P0.3)2 superconductor (Tc=30 K) throughout the Brillouin zone. In the undoped state, ...
  • Detecting π-phase superfluids with p-wave symmetry in a quasi-one-dimensional optical lattice 

    Liu, Bo; Li, Xiaopeng; Hulet, Randall G.; Liu, W. Vincent (2016)
    We propose an experimental protocol to study p-wave superfluidity in a spin-polarized cold Fermi gas tuned by an s-wave Feshbach resonance. A crucial ingredient is to add a quasi-one-dimensional optical lattice and tune ...
  • Spinal cord fusion with PEG-GNRs (TexasPEG): Neurophysiological recovery in 24 hours in rats 

    Kim, C-Yoon; Sikkema, William K. A.; Hwang, In-Kyu; Oh, Hanseul; Kim, Un Jeng; Lee, Bae Hwan; Tour, James M. (2016)
    Background: The GEMINI spinal cord fusion protocol has been developed to achieve a successful cephalosomatic anastomosis. Here, for the first time, we report the effects of locally applied water-soluble, conductive ...
  • Biocompatibility of reduced graphene oxide nanoscaffolds following acute spinal cord injury in rats 

    Palejwala, Ali H.; Fridley, Jared S.; Mata, Javier A.; Samuel, Errol L.G.; Luerssen, Thomas G.; Perlaky, Laszlo; Kent, Thomas A.; Tour, James M.; Jea, Andrew (2016)
    Background: Graphene has unique electrical, physical, and chemical properties that may have great potential as a bioscaffold for neuronal regeneration after spinal cord injury. These nanoscaffolds have previously been shown ...
  • Bi-Phasic photocatalytic particles prepared by sequential layer depositions for water cleaning and purification 

    Gomez, Virginia; Rome, Bertrand; Barron, Andrew R.; Dunnill, Charles W. (2016)
    Bi-phasic photocatalyic particles have been prepared in the form of Janus-like structures (bi-phasic materials with two distinct properties on opposing sides of the particle) using a new synthetic procedure consisting of ...
  • Reader domain specificity and lysine demethylase-4 family function 

    Su, Zhangli; Wang, Fengbin; Lee, Jin-Hee; Stephens, Kimberly E.; Papazyan, Romeo; Voronina, Ekaterina; Krautkramer, Kimberly A.; Raman, Ana; Thorpe, Jeremy J.; Boersma, Melissa D.; Kuznetsov, Vyacheslav I.; Miller, Mitchell D.; Taverna, Sean D.; Phillips, George N. Jr.; Denu, John M. (2016)
    The KDM4 histone demethylases are conserved epigenetic regulators linked to development, spermatogenesis and tumorigenesis. However, how the KDM4 family targets specific chromatin regions is largely unknown. Here, an ...
  • Modulated magnetism and anomalous electronic transport in Ce3Cu4As4O2 

    Wang, Jiakui K.; Wu, Shan; Qiu, Yiming; Rodriguez-Rivera, Jose A.; Huang, Qingzhen; Broholm, C.; Morosan, E. (2016)
    The complex magnetism and transport properties of tetragonal Ce3Cu4As4O2 were examined through neutron scattering and physical property measurements on polycrystalline samples. The lamellar structure consists of alternating ...
  • Molecular stripping, targets and decoys as modulators of oscillations in the NF-κB/IκBα/DNA genetic network 

    Wang, Zhipeng; Potoyan, Davit A.; Wolynes, Peter G. (2016)
    Eukaryotic transcription factors in the NF-κB family are central components of an extensive genetic network that activates cellular responses to inflammation and to a host of other external stressors. This network consists ...
  • Stargazin Modulation of AMPA Receptors 

    Shaikh, Sana A.; Dolino, Drew M.; Lee, Garam; Chatterjee, Sudeshna; MacLean, David M.; Flatebo, Charlotte; Landes, Christy F.; Jayaraman, Vasanthi (2016)
    Fast excitatory synaptic signaling in the mammalian brain is mediated by AMPA-type ionotropic glutamate receptors. In neurons, AMPA receptors co-assemble with auxiliary proteins, such as stargazin, which can markedly alter ...
  • The opposite effects of sodium and potassium cations on water dynamics 

    Zhang, Qiang; Chen, Hailong; Wu, Tianmin; Jin, Tan; Pan, Zhijun; Zheng, Junrong; Gao, Yiqin; Zhuang, Wei (2017)
    Water rotational dynamics in NaSCN and KSCN solutions at a series of concentrations are investigated using femtosecond infrared spectroscopy and theory. Femtosecond infrared measurements, consistent with previous NMR ...
  • (n,m)-Specific Absorption Cross Sections of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Measured by Variance Spectroscopy 

    Sanchez, Stephen R.; Bachilo, Sergei M.; Kadria-Vili, Yara; Lin, Ching-Wei; Weisman, R. Bruce (2016)
    A new method based on variance spectroscopy has enabled the determination of absolute absorption cross sections for the first electronic transition of 12 (n,m) structural species of semiconducting single-walled carbon ...
  • Stability of High-Density Two-Dimensional Excitons against a Mott Transition in High Magnetic Fields Probed by Coherent Terahertz Spectroscopy 

    Zhang, Qi; Wang, Yongrui; Gao, Weilu; Long, Zhongqu; Watson, John D.; Manfra, Michael J.; Belyanin, Alexey; Kono, Junichiro (2016)
    We have performed time-resolved terahertz absorption measurements on photoexcited electron-hole pairs in undoped GaAs quantum wells in magnetic fields. We probed both unbound- and bound-carrier responses via cyclotron ...

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