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Transient wave function twist

An experiment using ultrafast light pulses demonstrates how to induce a transient chiral electron state in a trivial semimetal.

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Fig. 1: Transmuting the electronic wave function of graphene with light.

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Song, J.C.W. Transient wave function twist. Nat. Phys. 16, 6–7 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-019-0708-0

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