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Building skyrmions through frustration

Imaging the magnetic structure in non-centrosymmetric nanoparticles reveals the emergence of a new spin texture, the skyrmionic vortex, stabilized through a chiral geometric frustration.

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Fig. 1: Electron holography of skyrmions in 0D.

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Pollard, S.D. Building skyrmions through frustration. Nat. Mater. 21, 265–266 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-022-01208-2

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