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A question of topology

The mathematics of manifolds is providing inspiration for creating exotic states of light with unique properties such as robustness against disorder and unidirectional propagation.

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Correspondence to Oliver Graydon.

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Graydon, O. A question of topology. Nature Photon 11, 146–147 (2017).

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