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Painting and erasing skyrmions

Topologically protected whirl-like magnetic textures are deterministically created and deleted using current pulses.

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Fig. 1: Schematic illustration of painting and erasing ferrimagnetic skyrmions by current pulses.

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Everschor-Sitte, K., Sinova, J. & Abanov, A. Painting and erasing skyrmions. Nat Electron 1, 266–267 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-018-0078-0

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