Skyrmion braids (IMAGE) Forschungszentrum Juelich Caption Researchers at Jülich have detected string-like structures made of skyrmions. Above, simulated models of six skyrmions at different magnetic field strengths; below, transmission electron microscope images of such structures observed in a thin film. Credit Forschungszentrum Jülich Usage Restrictions Please give credit! License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.