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SKYRMIONS

Whirling spins with a ferroelectric

Ferroelectric polarization enables the emergence and control of magnetic skyrmions at an oxide interface.

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Fig. 1: Emergence and control of skyrmions with ferroelectric polarization.
Fig. 2: Illustration of the topological Hall effect.

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Tsymbal, E.Y., Panagopoulos, C. Whirling spins with a ferroelectric. Nature Mater 17, 1054–1055 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-018-0222-2

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