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Chirality meets topology

Nature Materialsvolume 17pages953954 (2018) | Download Citation

By considering the topology of chiral crystals, a new type of massless fermion, connected with giant arc-like surface states, are predicted. Such Kramers–Weyl fermions should manifest themselves in a wide variety of chiral materials.

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