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On-chip synthetic magnetic field

The experimental observation of topologically protected photonic edge transport in a silicon chip paves the way to realizing unprecedented control of light using synthetic magnetic fields and opens up new approaches for optical information processing.

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Khanikaev, A. On-chip synthetic magnetic field. Nature Photon 7, 941–943 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2013.321

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