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Contact: Oliver Rader
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie

Controlling Electron Spins by Light

Caption: The picture shows the characteristic spin texture (arrows) in a topological insulator (bottom) and how it is either probed by circularly polarized light (top) or manipulated by it (middle).

Credit: Rader/Sachez-Barriga/Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie

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