The breakthroughs started with graphite and Scotch tape. Transition metal dichalcogenides moiré materials could act as “simulators” of the Hubbard model, potentially solving some of the field’s deepest mysteries. Read more here.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2022
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 was awarded “for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science”. Read more here: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2022/summary/
Václav Votruba Prize 2021
Among six PhD theses this year competing for the best thesis in theoretical physics, the jury awarded Katarína Karľová by honorable mention for her thesis entitled “Rigorous analysis of magnetization processes in classical and quantum spin models“. Congratulations! http://gemma.ujf.cas.cz/~exner/di/VP2021.html
Nobel Prize in Physics 2021
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 was awarded “for groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex systems”. Read more here: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2021/summary