Researchers from MIT, NIST, Carnegie Mellon University and the Beijing Institute of Technology demonstrated a new hybrid compound that is both intrinsically (exotic) magnetic and has a topological character.

Gt-Bi-Pt compound crystals (MIT)Crystals of Gadolinum, platinum and bismuth

The compound, made from gadolinium, platinum, and bismuth, is an antiferromagnet, and it exhibits the largest Berry phase corrections to electronic behavior to date.

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