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Driving toward hot new phases

Novel non-equilibrium phases of matter have recently become the focus of intense interest. The realization of topological phases which cannot exist under the constraints of thermodynamic equilibrium is a key aim.

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Fig. 1: Paradigms for distinguishing phases in and out of equilibrium.

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Rudner, M.S. Driving toward hot new phases. Nat. Phys. 16, 1008–1009 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-020-0963-0

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