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Researchers generate optical skyrmions

Technion-Israel institute of Technology researchers have succeeded in generating minute "nano-hedgehogs of light" called optical skyrmions, which could make possible revolutionary advances in information processing, transfer ...

dateJul 27, 2018 in General Physics
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Second skyrmion phase found in Cu2OSeO3

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Germany has found a second skyrmion phase in a sample of Cu2OSeO3. In their paper published in the journal Nature Physics, the group describes how they found the ...

dateJul 03, 2018 in General Physics report
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A surprising twist on skyrmions

Vortex structures are common in nature, reaching from swirls in our morning coffee to spiral galaxies in the universe. Vortices are been best known from fluid dynamics. Take the example of a tornado. Air circulates around ...

dateJun 12, 2018 in General Physics
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