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Contact: Peter Schiffer
University of Illinois College of Engineering

Spin Ice Honeycomb

Caption: This is a 3-D depiction of the honeycomb artificial spin ice topography after the annealing and cooling protocols. The light and dark colors represent the north and south magnetic poles of the islands.

Credit: Ian Gilbert, U. of I. Department of Physics and Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory

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