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November 26, 2022

Spinning quasiparticles light up when paired with a light-emitting quasiparticle

The pairing between spinning quasiparticles called magnons and light-emitting quasiparticles called excitons will allow researchers to see spin directions, an important consideration for several quantum applications.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DMR 2011738.]

Learn more in the Columbia University news story Scientists see spins in a 2D magnet. (Date of image: Sept. 2022; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 26, 2022)

Credit: Chung-Jui Yu

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