Projected topological branes

@article{Panigrahi2021ProjectedTB,
  title={Projected topological branes},
  author={Archisman Panigrahi and Vladimir Juri{\vc}i{\'c} and Bitan Roy},
  journal={Communications Physics},
  year={2021},
  volume={5},
  pages={1-9}
}
Nature harbors crystals of dimensionality ( d ) only up to three. Here we introduce the notion of projected topological branes (PTBs): Lower-dimensional branes embedded in higher-dimensional parent topological crystals, constructed via a geometric cut-and-project procedure on the Hilbert space of the parent lattice Hamiltonian. When such a brane is inclined at a rational or an irrational slope, either a new lattice periodicity or a quasicrystal emerges. The latter gives birth to… 
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