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Understanding insulators with conducting edges

Insulators that are conducting at their edges hold promise for interesting technological applications. However, until now their characteristics have not been fully understood. Physicists at Goethe University have now modelled ...

dateJan 16, 2019 in Quantum Physics
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A novel topological insulator

For the first time, physicists have built a unique topological insulator in which optical and electronic excitations hybridize and flow together. They report their discovery in Nature.

dateOct 12, 2018 in Optics & Photonics
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