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|Title:||Topolectrical Circuits||Authors:||Lee, C.H.
|Issue Date:||2018||Publisher:||Nature Research||Citation:||Lee, C.H., Imhof, S., Berger, C., Bayer, F., Brehm, J., Molenkamp, L.W., Kiessling, T., Thomale, R. (2018). Topolectrical Circuits. Communications Physics 1 (1) : 39. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42005-018-0035-2||Rights:||Attribution 4.0 International||Abstract:||Invented by Alessandro Volta and Félix Savary in the early 19th century, circuits consisting of resistor, inductor and capacitor (RLC) components are omnipresent in modern technology. The behavior of an RLC circuit is governed by its circuit Laplacian, which is analogous to the Hamiltonian describing the energetics of a physical system. Here we show that topological insulating and semimetallic states can be realized in a periodic RLC circuit. Topological boundary resonances (TBRs) appear in the impedance read-out of a topolectrical circuit, providing a robust signal for the presence of topological admittance bands. For experimental illustration, we build the Su-Schrieffer–Heeger circuit, where our impedance measurement detects the TBR midgap state. Topolectrical circuits establish a bridge between electrical engineering and topological states of matter, where the accessibility, scalability, and operability of electronics synergizes with the intricate boundary properties of topological phases. © 2018, The Author(s).||Source Title:||Communications Physics||URI:||https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/212373||ISSN:||23993650||DOI:||10.1038/s42005-018-0035-2||Rights:||Attribution 4.0 International|
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