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Controlling topology with strain

Large uniaxial strain drives a sequence of topological phase transitions in the quasi-one-dimensional superconductor TaSe3, paving the way for the reversible control of surface spin currents.

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Fig. 1: Uniaxial strain tuning of a topological phase transition.

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King, P.D.C. Controlling topology with strain. Nat. Mater. 20, 1046–1047 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-021-01043-x

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