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Title: Topological physics with light

Electrons in a so-called topological insulator circulate around the material’s boundary without ever straying into the bulk. Uncharged photons can be induced to carry out similar behavior.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22257005
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics Today; Journal Volume: 67; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: (c) 2014 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ELECTRONS; OPTICS; PHOTONS; TOPOLOGY; VISIBLE RADIATION