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Exploring 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.
Measurement, instrumentation, and techniques
Crossdisciplinary physics and related areas of science and technology
Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics, heat transfer, and classical and fluid mechanics
Statistical physics and thermodynamics
Mathematical methods, classical and quantum physics, relativity, gravitation, numerical simulation, computational modeling
Structure and mechanical and thermal properties in condensed matter

Discovering a Local Fluctuation Theorem with Machine Learning
20231020
A groundbreaking study reveals a new timelocal fluctuation theorem using machine learning, revolutionizing our understanding of deterministic nonequilibrium steady state systems.
Fundamental Theory of Condensed Matter Physics, Statistical Mechanics, Fluid Dynamics,
Statistical physics and thermodynamics
Measurement, instrumentation, and techniques

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High Magnetic Field as a Tool for Discovery in Condensed Matter Physics
20221213
The Journal of the Physical Society of Japan highlights in this special topic recent advances in modern physics that have been realized with the generation of pulsed high magnetic fields.
Magnetic properties in condensed matter
Dielectric, optical, and other properties in condensed matter
Electronic transport in condensed matter
Structure and mechanical and thermal properties in condensed matter
Electron states in condensed matter
Electronic structure and electrical properties of surfaces and nanostructures
Measurement, instrumentation, and techniques

HighPrecision Observation of Cosmic Gammaray Sources with the GRAINE Telescope
2022224
A gammaray telescope developed jointly by universities in Japan promises an unprecedented imaging resolution that could help distinguish gammaray sources observed in our galaxy.
Measurement, instrumentation, and techniques

Will Magnetic Properties near Pressure Induced Quantum Critical Phenomena Be Elucidated?
2021726
Hiraoka et al. developed an opposed anviltype pressure cell for magnetization measurements which combines a large sample space and is capable of generating higher pressures up to 6.3 GPa.
Measurement, instrumentation, and techniques
Magnetic properties in condensed matter

Detecting Weak Quantum Magnetism at High Pressures
2021615
Improved device and method to measure magnetization under high pressure was developed, which brings a quick tool to screen phases of interest in weakly magnetic materials including quantum magnets.
Measurement, instrumentation, and techniques
Magnetic properties in condensed matter