physica status solidi (b)

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Editor: Stefan Hildebrandt (Editor-in-Chief), Sabine Bahrs (Deputy Editor)

Online ISSN: 1521-3951

Associated Title(s): physica status solidi (a), physica status solidi (c), physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters

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John L. Lyons, Audrius Alkauskas, Anderson Janotti and Chris G. Van de Walle
First-principles theory of acceptors in nitride semiconductors [Review Article]

Yasuyuki Masuda, Giacomo Giorgi and Koichi Yamashita
DFT study of anatase-derived TiO2 nanosheets/graphene hybrid materials [Editor's Choice]

Julio C. Chacón-Torres, Ludger Wirtz and Thomas Pichler
Raman spectroscopy of graphite intercalation compounds: Charge transfer, strain, and electron–phonon coupling in graphene layers [Feature Article]

David Sherrington
A spin glass perspective on ferroic glasses [Feature Article]

Sebastian Kuhlen, Ralph Ledesch, Robin de Winter, Matthias Althammer, Sebastian T. B. Gönnenwein, Matthias Opel, Rudolf Gross, Thomas A. Wassner, Martin S. Brandt and Bernd Beschoten
Unambiguous determination of spin dephasing times in ZnO by time-resolved magneto-optical pump–probe experiments [Feature Article]

Stephan Rojek, Michele Governale and Jürgen König
Spin pumping through quantum dots [Feature Article]

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Wiley Authors Awarded 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics

Congratulations to the laureates of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 and pss authors Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura.

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Twin special issues on Nobel Prize topic “Nitride Semiconductors” were published in pss (a) and pss (b), guest editors Izabela Gorczyca, Tadeusz Suski, Detlef Hommel and Piotr Perlin with 7 Invited and Feature Articles, and two Review Articles “The efficiency challenge of nitride light-emitting diodes for lighting” by Claude Weisbuch, Marco Piccardo, Lucio Martinelli, Justin Iveland, Jacques Peretti and James S. Speck of CNRS and UCSB and “First-principles theory of acceptors in nitride semiconductors” by John L. Lyons, Audrius Alkauskas, Anderson Janotti and Chris G. Van de Walle, UCSB. pss (a) contains a Past & Present contribution by Henning Riechert, PDI Berlin. A specially designed pss logo assembled from blue LEDs (supplied by author A. Dadgar of Univ. Magdeburg) is shown on the covers to honor the laureates of the Nobel Prize.

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Ferroic Glasses: Magnetic, Polar and Strain Glass

Guest Editor: Peter Entel

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Semiconductor Spintronics

Guest Editors: Jürgen König and Michael Oestreich

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