topological soliton

topological soliton

[¦täp·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′säl·ə‚tän]
(physics)
A soliton whose confinement can be related to the existence of multiple states of minimum energy whose arrangement around the wave has special geometrical properties.
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The thesis of the project is: that by careful control of the constituent nanostructure properties, a 3-dimensional medium can be created in which a large number of topological solitons can exist.
of Kent, UK) provide discussion of the state of research concerning topological solitons.
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