Nature Physics

(The median citation count of Nature Physics is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Generalized bulk–boundary correspondence in non-Hermitian topolectrical circuits509
Predicting many properties of a quantum system from very few measurements469
Evidence for quark-matter cores in massive neutron stars379
Moiré heterostructures as a condensed-matter quantum simulator337
The physics of higher-order interactions in complex systems331
Independent superconductors and correlated insulators in twisted bilayer graphene291
Quantum approximate optimization of non-planar graph problems on a planar superconducting processor273
Quantum many-body scars and weak breaking of ergodicity237
Atomic superheterodyne receiver based on microwave-dressed Rydberg spectroscopy234
Direct observation of anyonic braiding statistics229
A rigorous and robust quantum speed-up in supervised machine learning225
Flat bands in twisted bilayer transition metal dichalcogenides209
Twofold van Hove singularity and origin of charge order in topological kagome superconductor CsV3Sb5196
Direct neutrino-mass measurement with sub-electronvolt sensitivity186
Electrically tunable correlated and topological states in twisted monolayer–bilayer graphene184
Topological defects in the nematic order of actin fibres as organization centres of Hydra morphogenesis171
Realization of an anomalous Floquet topological system with ultracold atoms170
Repeated quantum error detection in a surface code169
Charge order and superconductivity in kagome materials167
Correlated insulating states at fractional fillings of the WS2/WSe2 moiré lattice164
Observation of flat bands in twisted bilayer graphene161
Test of lepton universality in beauty-quark decays158
Strong coupling and pressure engineering in WSe2–MoSe2 heterobilayers153
Quantum science with optical tweezer arrays of ultracold atoms and molecules153
Measurement-induced topological entanglement transitions in symmetric random quantum circuits148
Observation of an exotic narrow doubly charmed tetraquark148
Symmetry breaking in twisted double bilayer graphene147
Hofstadter subband ferromagnetism and symmetry-broken Chern insulators in twisted bilayer graphene146
Deep moiré potentials in twisted transition metal dichalcogenide bilayers137
Nonlinear second-order photonic topological insulators130
Symmetry-broken Chern insulators and Rashba-like Landau-level crossings in magic-angle bilayer graphene122
Optomechanics for quantum technologies120
Efficient learning of quantum noise118
Oscillations of the thermal conductivity in the spin-liquid state of α-RuCl3114
Direct observation of two-dimensional magnons in atomically thin CrI3113
Topological superconductivity in hybrid devices113
Rotation symmetry breaking in the normal state of a kagome superconductor KV3Sb5111
Split superconducting and time-reversal symmetry-breaking transitions in Sr2RuO4 under stress111
Chromatin mechanics dictates subdiffusion and coarsening dynamics of embedded condensates110
Topological defects promote layer formation in Myxococcus xanthus colonies109
Zero-field superconducting diode effect in small-twist-angle trilayer graphene109
Tunable van Hove singularities and correlated states in twisted monolayer–bilayer graphene108
Polarizing an antiferromagnet by optical engineering of the crystal field107
Non-Majorana states yield nearly quantized conductance in proximatized nanowires106
Thermodynamic evidence for a two-component superconducting order parameter in Sr2RuO4105
Resonant phase-matching between a light wave and a free-electron wavefunction105
Berry curvature memory through electrically driven stacking transitions104
Measurement-induced quantum phases realized in a trapped-ion quantum computer103
A universal qudit quantum processor with trapped ions103
Chiral phonons in the pseudogap phase of cuprates103
High-temperature quantum anomalous Hall regime in a MnBi2Te4/Bi2Te3 superlattice103
Visualization of the flat electronic band in twisted bilayer graphene near the magic angle twist101
Non-Abelian reciprocal braiding of Weyl points and its manifestation in ZrTe100
Josephson diode effect from Cooper pair momentum in a topological semimetal100
Search for axion-like dark matter with ferromagnets98
Design of inertial fusion implosions reaching the burning plasma regime97
Robustness of the thermal Hall effect close to half-quantization in α-RuCl396
High-harmonic generation from topological surface states96
High-temperature topological superconductivity in twisted double-layer copper oxides95
Ultrafast phononic switching of magnetization93
Embryonic tissues as active foams92
Engineering crystal structures with light92
Evidence for metastable photo-induced superconductivity in K3C6089
Ultrafast spin current generated from an antiferromagnet88
Inertial spin dynamics in ferromagnets87
Polarization entanglement-enabled quantum holography87
Limitations of optimization algorithms on noisy quantum devices86
Unconventional sequence of correlated Chern insulators in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene85
Charge radii of exotic potassium isotopes challenge nuclear theory and the magic character of N = 3284
Sequence-dependent surface condensation of a pioneer transcription factor on DNA84
Observation of energy-resolved many-body localization84
Quantum breakdown of superconductivity in low-dimensional materials84
Photo-excitation of long-lived transient intermediates in ultracold reactions83
Tailoring quantum gases by Floquet engineering83
A charge-density-wave topological semimetal83
Evidence for quantum spin liquid behaviour in single-layer 1T-TaSe2 from scanning tunnelling microscopy83
Ab initio predictions link the neutron skin of 208Pb to nuclear forces82
Spontaneous charging affects the motion of sliding drops82
The effectiveness of backward contact tracing in networks81
Zero-bias peaks at zero magnetic field in ferromagnetic hybrid nanowires80
Quantum critical behaviour in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene79
Time–information uncertainty relations in thermodynamics79
Bacteria solve the problem of crowding by moving slowly77
Ultrasound evidence for a two-component superconducting order parameter in Sr2RuO477
Quantum gases in optical boxes77
A strong no-go theorem on the Wigner’s friend paradox76
Exchange bias due to coupling between coexisting antiferromagnetic and spin-glass orders76
Three-state nematicity and magneto-optical Kerr effect in the charge density waves in kagome superconductors74
Imaging phonon-mediated hydrodynamic flow in WTe274
Evidence for a monolayer excitonic insulator74
Observation of stationary spontaneous Hawking radiation and the time evolution of an analogue black hole74
Muon colliders to expand frontiers of particle physics74
Underground test of gravity-related wave function collapse73
Coherent spin-wave transport in an antiferromagnet73
Entanglement between distant macroscopic mechanical and spin systems72
Experimental observation of non-Abelian topological acoustic semimetals and their phase transitions72
Coherent quantum annealing in a programmable 2,000 qubit Ising chain72
Two-fold symmetric superconductivity in few-layer NbSe272
Quantum advantage with noisy shallow circuits72
Bayesian parameter estimation using conditional variational autoencoders for gravitational-wave astronomy71
Riemannian geometry of resonant optical responses71
Deterministic multi-mode gates on a scalable photonic quantum computing platform71
Dipolar excitonic insulator in a moiré lattice70
Theory of mechanochemical patterning and optimal migration in cell monolayers70
Floquet prethermalization in dipolar spin chains69
Topological Shiba bands in artificial spin chains on superconductors69
Detection of Kardar–Parisi–Zhang hydrodynamics in a quantum Heisenberg spin-1/2 chain68
Photonic quantum Hall effect and multiplexed light sources of large orbital angular momenta68
Tumour irradiation in mice with a laser-accelerated proton beam68
Unscrambling entanglement through a complex medium67
Emergence of criticality through a cascade of delocalization transitions in quasiperiodic chains67
Quantum gas microscopy for single atom and spin detection67
Chiral control of quantum states in non-Hermitian spin–orbit-coupled fermions67
Probing chiral edge dynamics and bulk topology of a synthetic Hall system66
Active phase separation by turning towards regions of higher density65
Twist engineering of the two-dimensional magnetism in double bilayer chromium triiodide homostructures65
Electron acceleration in laboratory-produced turbulent collisionless shocks65
Device-independent randomness expansion against quantum side information65
Topological dissipation in a time-multiplexed photonic resonator network64
Error-protected qubits in a silicon photonic chip63
Non-equilibrium quantum dynamics and formation of the Bose polaron63
Controlling the speed and trajectory of evolution with counterdiabatic driving63
Resolving catastrophic error bursts from cosmic rays in large arrays of superconducting qubits62
Hidden magnetism at the pseudogap critical point of a cuprate superconductor62
Berry curvature dipole senses topological transition in a moiré superlattice61
Generation of optical Schrödinger cat states in intense laser–matter interactions61
Exact theory for superconductivity in a doped Mott insulator61
Logical-qubit operations in an error-detecting surface code61
Tuning of dipolar interactions and evaporative cooling in a three-dimensional molecular quantum gas60
Domain-wall confinement and dynamics in a quantum simulator60
Cell monolayers sense curvature by exploiting active mechanics and nuclear mechanoadaptation60
Force generation by protein–DNA co-condensation58
Probing quantum information propagation with out-of-time-ordered correlators58
Correlated interlayer exciton insulator in heterostructures of monolayer WSe2 and moiré WS2/WSe258
Shaping the propagation of light in complex media58
A diffusiophoretic mechanism for ATP-driven transport without motor proteins58
Measuring the capabilities of quantum computers57
Machine learning the thermodynamic arrow of time57
20 years of network community detection56
Linear growth of quantum circuit complexity56
Evidence for equilibrium exciton condensation in monolayer WTe256
Direct observations of thermalization to a Rayleigh–Jeans distribution in multimode optical fibres56
Emergent nonlinear phenomena in a driven dissipative photonic dimer56
A hydrodynamic instability drives protein droplet formation on microtubules to nucleate branches56
Origin of the boson peak in amorphous solids56
Coherent control of a multi-qubit dark state in waveguide quantum electrodynamics56
Scalable error mitigation for noisy quantum circuits produces competitive expectation values55
Search for axion-like dark matter with spin-based amplifiers55
Experimental signature of the parity anomaly in a semi-magnetic topological insulator55
Entanglement Hamiltonian tomography in quantum simulation55
Proton–electron mass ratio by high-resolution optical spectroscopy of ion ensembles in the resolved-carrier regime55
Error correction of a logical grid state qubit by dissipative pumping55
A broken translational symmetry state in an infinite-layer nickelate55
Isotropic Pauli-limited superconductivity in the infinite-layer nickelate Nd0.775Sr0.225NiO255
Moiré nematic phase in twisted double bilayer graphene55
Nanoscale mechanics of antiferromagnetic domain walls54
Braiding photonic topological zero modes54
Multi-scale spatial heterogeneity enhances particle clearance in airway ciliary arrays53
Cascade of isospin phase transitions in Bernal-stacked bilayer graphene at zero magnetic field53
Reduced Hall carrier density in the overdoped strange metal regime of cuprate superconductors53
Origin of strong-field-induced low-order harmonic generation in amorphous quartz53
Quantum microscopy with van der Waals heterostructures52
Continuous monitoring of a trapped superconducting spin52
Tunable strain soliton networks confine electrons in van der Waals materials52
Observation of interband collective excitations in twisted bilayer graphene52
Quantum amplification of boson-mediated interactions51
Experimental observation of vortex rings in a bulk magnet50
Probabilistic error cancellation with sparse Pauli–Lindblad models on noisy quantum processors50
Evidence of topological boundary modes with topological nodal-point superconductivity50
X-ray multiphoton-induced Coulomb explosion images complex single molecules50
Cooperative pattern formation in multi-component bacterial systems through reciprocal motility regulation50
Observation of temporal reflection and broadband frequency translation at photonic time interfaces50
Oscillating features in the electromagnetic structure of the neutron50
Capturing the continuous complexity of behaviour in Caenorhabditis elegans50
Error-corrected gates on an encoded qubit49
Sample-efficient learning of interacting quantum systems49
Universal scaling laws rule explosive growth in human cancers49
General construction and topological classification of crystalline flat bands49
Escherichia coli chemotaxis is information limited49
Many-body factorization and position–momentum equivalence of nuclear short-range correlations48
Bidirectional dynamic scaling in an isolated Bose gas far from equilibrium48
Fluctuating hydrodynamics of chiral active fluids48
Thermodynamic evidence for a field-angle-dependent Majorana gap in a Kitaev spin liquid48
Time-reversal-based quantum metrology with many-body entangled states48
Chemotaxis under flow disorder shapes microbial dispersion in porous media47
Present status and future challenges of non-interferometric tests of collapse models47
Dynamics of driven polymer transport through a nanopore47
Room-temperature optomechanical squeezing47
Diffusive topological transport in spatiotemporal thermal lattices47
Gap solitons in a one-dimensional driven-dissipative topological lattice47
Binary icosahedral clusters of hard spheres in spherical confinement46
Amplification of waves from a rotating body46
Chern mosaic and Berry-curvature magnetism in magic-angle graphene46
Robust storage qubits in ultracold polar molecules45
Intrinsic magnetism in superconducting infinite-layer nickelates45
Suppression of superconductivity by anisotropic strain near a nematic quantum critical point45
Weak-to-strong transition of quantum measurement in a trapped-ion system45
Device-independent randomness expansion with entangled photons45
Double-slit time diffraction at optical frequencies45
Intracellular softening and increased viscoelastic fluidity during division45
Non-specific adhesive forces between filaments and membraneless organelles45
Band transport by large Fröhlich polarons in MXenes45
Search for topological defect dark matter with a global network of optical magnetometers44
Structure and properties of two superionic ice phases44
Simulation of open quantum systems by automated compression of arbitrary environments44
Topological frequency combs and nested temporal solitons44
Tunnelling dynamics between superconducting bound states at the atomic limit43
State with spontaneously broken time-reversal symmetry above the superconducting phase transition43
Rigid tumours contain soft cancer cells43
Spectrally periodic pulses for enhancement of optical nonlinear effects43
Gain-induced topological response via tailored long-range interactions43
Selective and collective actuation in active solids42
Directional self-locomotion of active droplets enabled by nematic environment42
Tailored Ising superconductivity in intercalated bulk NbSe241
Fast universal control of an oscillator with weak dispersive coupling to a qubit41
Citation inequity and gendered citation practices in contemporary physics41
Active mucus–cilia hydrodynamic coupling drives self-organization of human bronchial epithelium41
Optomechanical interface between telecom photons and spin quantum memory41
Human information processing in complex networks40
On-demand directional microwave photon emission using waveguide quantum electrodynamics40
Black metal hydrogen above 360 GPa driven by proton quantum fluctuations40
Enhanced performance in fusion plasmas through turbulence suppression by megaelectronvolt ions40
Imaging in complex media40
Measurement-induced entanglement phase transition on a superconducting quantum processor with mid-circuit readout40
Spectroscopic fingerprint of charge order melting driven by quantum fluctuations in a cuprate40
Magnetism and charge density wave order in kagome FeGe40
Long-lived Bell states in an array of optical clock qubits40
Microscopic origin of excess wings in relaxation spectra of supercooled liquids39
Topology and broken Hermiticity39
Motile dislocations knead odd crystals into whorls39
Competition and interplay between topology and quasi-periodic disorder in Thouless pumping of ultracold atoms39
Truly chiral phonons in α-HgS39
Motility-induced fracture reveals a ductile-to-brittle crossover in a simple animal’s epithelia39
High-fidelity three-qubit iToffoli gate for fixed-frequency superconducting qubits39
Imaging local discharge cascades for correlated electrons in WS2/WSe2 moiré superlattices38
Non-Abelian Thouless pumping in photonic waveguides38
Nanoscale Turing patterns in a bismuth monolayer38
Topological charge density waves at half-integer filling of a moiré superlattice38
Thermodynamics of a deeply degenerate SU(N)-symmetric Fermi gas38
Enhanced metrology at the critical point of a many-body Rydberg atomic system37
Quantum coherent spin–electric control in a molecular nanomagnet at clock transitions37
Strained crystalline nanomechanical resonators with quality factors above 10 billion37
A hydraulic instability drives the cell death decision in the nematode germline36
Membrane ruffling is a mechanosensor of extracellular fluid viscosity36
Self-organized lasers from reconfigurable colloidal assemblies35
A hierarchy of protein patterns robustly decodes cell shape information35
Freezing-induced wetting transitions on superhydrophobic surfaces35
Simultaneous ground-state cooling of two mechanical modes of a levitated nanoparticle35
Cosmology at the end of the world35
Interaction-driven band flattening and correlated phases in twisted bilayer graphene35