A paper on magnetic ordering of a kagome antiferromagnet published in Physical Review Letters

Origin of Magnetic Ordering in a Structurally Perfect Quantum Kagome Antiferromagnet
Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 027203 (2020)

In collaboration with prof. Peter Prelovšek from the Department of Theoretical Physics and researchers from United Kingdom, USA and China, we have published a paper entitled “Origin of Magnetic Ordering in a Structurally Perfect Quantum Kagome Antiferromagnet” in Physical Review Letters.

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A paper on skyrmion dynamics under chemical substitution published in Physical Review Research as a Rapid Communication

Magnetism and Néel skyrmion dynamics in GaV4S8−ySey
Phys. Rev. Research 2, 032001(R) (2020)

A skyrmion lattice with a single muon spin

A team of researchers from the United Kingdom and Slovenia has published a paper in Physical Review Research as a Rapid Communication. The paper co-authored by Matjaž Gomilšek explores the influence of low levels of chemical substitution on the magnetism in GaV4S8−ySey.

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Matjaž Gomilšek wins the Jožef Stefan Golden Emblem Prize for an outstanding PhD thesis

Each year at the end of March the Jožef Stefan Institute awards the Jožef Stefan Golden Emblem Prizes for winning PhD dissertations in the fields of natural sciences, medicine and biotechnology. This year, one of three awarded works is the PhD thesis of Dr. Matjaž Gomilšek, entitled “Quantum Spin Liquids on Geometrically Frustrated Kagome Lattices“.

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Two recent arXiv preprint submissions

We have recently submitted two preprints to arXiv. We cordially invite you to read them and send any comments!

T. Arh, M. Gomilšek, P. Prelovšek, M. Pregelj, M. Klanjšek, A. Ozarowski, S. J. Clark, T. Lancaster, W. Sun, J.-X. Mi, and A. Zorko, The Origin of Magnetic Ordering in a Structurally-Perfect Quantum Kagome Antiferromagnet, arXiv:1912.09047 (submitted on 19 Dec 2019)

Ž. Gosar, N. Janša, T. Arh, P. Jeglič, M. Klanjšek, H. F. Zhai, B. Lv, and D. Arčon, Superconductivity in the regime of attractive interactions in the Tomonaga-Luttinger liquid, arXiv:2001.07909 (submitted on 22 Jan 2020)

A paper by T. Knaflič et al. published in PRB as an Editor’s suggestion

Spin-dimer ground state driven by consecutive charge and orbital ordering transitions in the anionic mixed-valence compound Rb4O6

Phys. Rev. B 101, 024419 (2020)

A new paper by T. Knaflič, P. Jeglič, M. Komelj, A. Zorko, P. K. Biswas, A. N. Ponomaryov, S. A. Zvyagin, M. Reehuis, A. Hoser, M. Geiß, J. Janek, P. Adler, C. Felser, M. Jansen, and D. Arčon has been published as an Editor’s suggestion in Physical Review B.

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Prof. Denis Arčon awarded the national Zois Prize

Prof. Denis Arčon (third from the left) receiving the Zois award. Photo credit: Marjan Verč, IJS

On November 20, 2019, the Republic of Slovenia awarded the highest prizes and awards for outstanding achievements in science, research and development to 18 top scientists. Among them, professor dr. Denis Arčon received the Žiga Zois Prize for outstanding achievements in the fields of quantum magnetism and unusual superconductivity.


The first Blinc Award for extraordinary achievement awarded to Martin Klanjšek

Martin Klanjšek was awarded the Blinc Award for extraordinary one-time achievement in physics for proving the existence of unusual quasiparticles called anyons.

Martin Klanjšek receiving the Blinc Award. Photo credit: Jan Šuntajs

On October 24, 2019, the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana and the Jožef Stefan Institute awarded the first Blinc awards for research and theoretical work in physics. The awards were founded to celebrate the best Slovenian physicists and to commemorate academician Robert Blinc, one of the sharpest Slovenian researchers and a member of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts.

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