# Nature Physics

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### The fast and the luminous

**The fast and the luminous**

The fast and the luminous, Published online: 01 November 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0352-0

The fast and the luminous### Let there be light

**Let there be light**

Let there be light, Published online: 01 November 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0349-8

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded for advances in laser physics that have conferred a formidable benefit to humankind — on both fundamental and applied fronts.### Flight of the dandelion

**Flight of the dandelion**

Flight of the dandelion, Published online: 01 November 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0350-2

Flight of the dandelion### The anomalous anomaly

**The anomalous anomaly**

The anomalous anomaly, Published online: 01 November 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0341-3

Understanding the muon’s magnetic moment holds the key for unlocking potential new physics, as Thomas Teubner shows.### Greetings from the past Universe

**Greetings from the past Universe**

Greetings from the past Universe, Published online: 01 November 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0353-z

Greetings from the past Universe### Author Correction: Low-temperature anomaly in disordered superconductors near Bc2 as a vortex-glass property

**Author Correction: Low-temperature anomaly in disordered superconductors near Bc2 as a vortex-glass property**

Author Correction: Low-temperature anomaly in disordered superconductors near Bc2 as a vortex-glass property, Published online: 30 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0359-6

Author Correction: Low-temperature anomaly in disordered superconductors near Bc2 as a vortex-glass property### Continuum of quantum fluctuations in a three-dimensional <i>S</i> = 1 Heisenberg magnet

**Continuum of quantum fluctuations in a three-dimensional S = 1 Heisenberg magnet**

Continuum of quantum fluctuations in a three-dimensional <i>S</i> = 1 Heisenberg magnet, Published online: 29 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0317-3

Despite of the charge disorder, the three-dimensional antiferromagnet NaCaNi2F7 is an almost ideal realization of the spin-1 antiferromagnetic Heisenberg model on a pyrochlore lattice, showing key features of quantum spin liquid.### Isotopic variation of parity violation in atomic ytterbium

**Isotopic variation of parity violation in atomic ytterbium**

Isotopic variation of parity violation in atomic ytterbium, Published online: 29 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0312-8

The weak interaction between the nucleus and the electrons in a chain of Yb isotopes is measured with tabletop atomic physics techniques. The dependence of the interaction strength on the number of neutrons confirms the prediction by standard model.### Enhanced energy coupling for indirectly driven inertial confinement fusion

**Enhanced energy coupling for indirectly driven inertial confinement fusion**

Enhanced energy coupling for indirectly driven inertial confinement fusion, Published online: 29 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0331-5

High coupling efficiency between laser-induced hohlraum X-rays and targets is essential for reaching long-sought regimes for viable inertial confinement fusion. Experiments with a rugby hohlraum shape and an improved capsule now allow demonstration of more than 30%.### On the complexity and verification of quantum random circuit sampling

**On the complexity and verification of quantum random circuit sampling**

On the complexity and verification of quantum random circuit sampling, Published online: 29 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0318-2

Evidence is provided that quantum random circuit sampling, a near-term quantum computational task, is classically hard but verifiable, making it a leading proposal for achieving quantum supremacy.### A photon–photon quantum gate based on Rydberg interactions

**A photon–photon quantum gate based on Rydberg interactions**

A photon–photon quantum gate based on Rydberg interactions, Published online: 29 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0313-7

Strong and long-range interactions between Rydberg states of neutral atoms can be mapped to light via electromagnetically induced transparency, realizing a photon–photon quantum gate for quantum communications and networking.### Author Correction: Even-denominator fractional quantum Hall states at an isospin transition in monolayer graphene

**Author Correction: Even-denominator fractional quantum Hall states at an isospin transition in monolayer graphene**

Author Correction: Even-denominator fractional quantum Hall states at an isospin transition in monolayer graphene, Published online: 29 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0344-0

Author Correction: Even-denominator fractional quantum Hall states at an isospin transition in monolayer graphene### Publisher Correction: Giant topological Hall effect in correlated oxide thin films

**Publisher Correction: Giant topological Hall effect in correlated oxide thin films**

Publisher Correction: Giant topological Hall effect in correlated oxide thin films, Published online: 26 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0357-8

Publisher Correction: Giant topological Hall effect in correlated oxide thin films### Spin pumping from nuclear spin waves

**Spin pumping from nuclear spin waves**

Spin pumping from nuclear spin waves, Published online: 22 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0310-x

Spin current is generated by pumping from nuclear spin waves. The nuclear magnetic resonance is used to transfer angular momentum from the nuclei of an antiferromagnet to a propagating spin current that is subsequently collected in a distant electrode.### Multiple Coulomb phase in the fluoride pyrochlore CsNiCrF<sub>6</sub>

**Multiple Coulomb phase in the fluoride pyrochlore CsNiCrF6**

Multiple Coulomb phase in the fluoride pyrochlore CsNiCrF<sub>6</sub>, Published online: 22 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0309-3

Neutron and X-ray scattering experiments show that the partly disordered material CsNiCrF6 supports multiple Coulomb phases with structural and magnetic properties dictated by underlying local gauge symmetry.### Spin currents go nuclear

**Spin currents go nuclear**

Spin currents go nuclear, Published online: 22 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0335-1

Generating pure spin currents is a necessary part of many spintronic devices. Now there is a new mechanism for doing this, utilizing nuclear spin waves.### The k-core as a predictor of structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems

**The k-core as a predictor of structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems**

The k-core as a predictor of structural collapse in mutualistic ecosystems, Published online: 22 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0304-8

Predicting the collapse of a dynamical system by monitoring the structure of its network of interaction takes the form of stability conditions formulated in terms of a topological invariant of the network, the k-core.### Evidence for topological defects in a photoinduced phase transition

**Evidence for topological defects in a photoinduced phase transition**

Evidence for topological defects in a photoinduced phase transition, Published online: 15 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0311-9

Three different ultrafast probes investigate a non-adiabatic phase transition and find substantial evidence of topological defects inhibiting the reformation of the equilibrium phase.### Giant topological Hall effect in correlated oxide thin films

**Giant topological Hall effect in correlated oxide thin films**

Giant topological Hall effect in correlated oxide thin films, Published online: 15 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0307-5

A strong Hall effect is observed in a material with spin textures and strong electron correlations. This hints that correlation effects can amplify real-space topological spin transport.### Wavelength-scale errors in optical localization due to spin–orbit coupling of light

**Wavelength-scale errors in optical localization due to spin–orbit coupling of light**

Wavelength-scale errors in optical localization due to spin–orbit coupling of light, Published online: 15 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41567-018-0301-y

The spin–orbit coupling of light leads to systematic wavelength-scale errors in the measurement of the position of emitters of elliptically polarized light.## Pages

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