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Temperature-Induced Increase of Spin Spiral Periods

July 20, 2017

Spin-polarized differential conductance maps of chiral spin spirals in ultrathin Fe films on Ir(111).

Aurore Finco et al.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 037202 (2017)

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Experimental soft-matter science

April 12, 2017

Branching patterns seen in the limbs of trees.

Sidney R. Nagel
Rev. Mod. Phys. 89, 025002 (2017)


Physics Next Workshops
Thursday Aug. 24th, 2017 - Saturday Aug. 26th, 2017
Hyatt Place Long Island hotel, Long Island, NY

The American Physical Society is initiating a new series of international workshops. These Physics Next workshops will be aimed at fostering new and emerging areas of physics research, focusing on topics that straddle traditional subject boundaries and are starting to “emerge from the noise.”

The upcoming workshop is titled “Physics Next: From Quantum Fields to Condensed Matter,” and will take place on August 24 - 26, 2017. More information.


APS Cultivates ORCID Links
July 18, 2017

On July 18, 2017, APS, along with the Institute of Physics Publishing (IOPP), has taken an important step towards working more closely with the Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) system of unique identifiers by signing the ORCID open letter requiring the collection of ORCID iDs in their publishing processes.

APS Joins the Initiative for Open Citations (IO4C)
July 11, 2017

Starting on July 11, APS will begin participating in the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC), a collaboration among scholarly publishers to make information freely available about what papers are cited by a given journal article. This information had always been available to those subscribing to the Physical Review journals, but now the citation data will be open to all.

American Physical Society continues as MathJax Supporter
June 27, 2017

The American Physical Society continues to support the MathJax project as a MathJax Supporter.

Michael Thoennessen Appointed New APS Editor in Chief
June 22, 2017

Nuclear physicist Michael Thoennessen has been selected to become APS Editor in Chief at the end of August 2017. Currently an Associate Director of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University (MSU) in Lansing, Michigan, and University Distinguished Professor of Physics at MSU, he was appointed following a vote of the APS Board of Directors on June 16.

Physical Review Materials’ First Issue
June 19, 2017

The first articles from Physical Review Materials (PRMaterials) are now available online and showcase the high-quality, broad-scope research in APS’s newest journal. All articles appearing in the first issue are free to read through 2017. PRMaterials provides a common publication and reference source to the expanding community of physicists, materials scientists, chemists, engineers, and researchers in related disciplines that carry out high-quality original research in materials.

Lead Editor, Physical Review Applied
February 1, 2017

The American Physical Society is conducting an international search for a new Lead Editor of Physical Review Applied.

Lead Editor, Physical Review Fluids
February 1, 2017

The American Physical Society is conducting an international search for a new Lead Editor of Physical Review Fluids.

Lead Editor, Reviews of Modern Physics
February 1, 2017

The American Physical Society is conducting an international search for a new Lead Editor of Reviews of Modern Physics.

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