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Topology on a breadboard

The realization of a new topological state using an electrical-circuit approach establishes a flexible scheme that should enable further explorations into uncharted territory and, equally importantly, make experiments with topological states more broadly accessible.

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Fig. 1: Exploring topological states with electrical circuits.

Hengbin Cheng, created using fritzing.org software. c, Components that can be integrated in topological circuitry.

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Lu, L. Topology on a breadboard. Nature Phys 14, 875–877 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-018-0235-4

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