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Metastable skyrmions

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Magnetic skyrmion lattices can be stabilized outside the narrow region where they are thermodynamically favoured by exploiting their topological protection.

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Figure 1: Metastability.

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Liang, D., Stolt, M. & Jin, S. Beat the heat. Nature Phys 12, 25–26 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys3547

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