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Optical switching of magnetism

Nature Photonics volume 8, page 80 (2014) | Download Citation

Researchers realized a magnet that can optically switch the polarization plane of light by 90 degrees. Nature Photonics asked Shin-ichi Ohkoshi how his group achieved this feat.

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