Topological origin of equatorial waves

  title={Topological origin of equatorial waves},
  author={Pierre Delplace and J. B. Marston and Antoine Venaille},
  pages={1075 - 1077}
Fluid waves with topological origins Topological effects that arise from material boundaries are well known in solid-state physics and form the basis for topological insulators. Delplace et al. describe atmospheric and ocean waves that appear to have a similar topological origin (see the Perspective by Biello and Dimofte). The waves exist because of the symmetry-breaking nature of Earth's rotation, which allows certain fixed topological constraints on the system. These findings may be useful… 
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