FieldsElectromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics

Quantum Dripping of Superfluid ^{4}He
20231215
Superfluid ^{4}He droplets exhibit robustly quantized dripping periods despite gradually varying input flow rates owing to their high amplitude and undamped oscillation.Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics
Structure and mechanical and thermal properties in condensed matter

OneWay Optical Waveguide Realized by Edge Modes of Topological Photonic Crystals
20231212
A oneway optical waveguide was realized on the boundary between two types of photonic crystals with different topological properties, which were demonstrated by highresolution infrared reflection measurements.
Dielectric, optical, and other properties in condensed matter
Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics

PICKUPExploring Recent Advances in the Physics of Biofluid Locomotion
2023128
This Special Topics Edition of the JPSJ describes the latest advances in the field of biofluid locomotion, shedding light on the underlying physics behind the movement of organisms that swim and fly.
Crossdisciplinary physics and related areas of science and technology
Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics
Mathematical methods, classical and quantum physics, relativity, gravitation, numerical simulation, computational modeling
Measurement, instrumentation, and techniques
Statistical physics and thermodynamics
Structure and mechanical and thermal properties in condensed matter

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Microswimmer Hydrodynamics Through the Lens of Jeffery’s Orbits
2023518
This review article summarizes the latest progress on Jeffery’s orbits and how they relate to the motion of microswimmers of various shapes, including sperms, bacteria, and even microrobots.
Crossdisciplinary physics and related areas of science and technology
Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics

Inertial Focusing of Red Blood Cells in Square Tube Flows
202298
Red blood cells flowing through square capillary tubes were observed to migrate towards four points located on the diagonal in the tube crosssection, owing to their deformability and inertia.
Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics

A Twostep Creation of Phonon Entanglement with Quantized Light
20211228
Dynamics of photoinduced quantum entanglement generation between phonons is theoretically revealed. The results contribute to the study of fundamental theoretical problems within quantum dynamics of photoinduced phase transitions and quantum information science.
Dielectric, optical, and other properties in condensed matter
Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics
Mathematical methods, classical and quantum physics, relativity, gravitation, numerical simulation, computational modeling

Of Spins and Atoms: Combining Rotations to Obtain Directed Motion
2021322
The coupling between surface acoustic waves and spin waves is shown to depend strongly on the angle between the acoustic wavevector and magnetization. For a particular angle, it completely vanishes in one direction, which enables a unidirectional generation of surface acoustic waves by a ferromagnetic resonance.
Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics
Magnetic properties in condensed matter