Topological quantum number

Known as: Topological charge, Topological winding number 
In physics, a topological quantum number (also called topological charge) is any quantity, in a physical theory, that takes on only one of a discrete… (More)
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2008
2008
We remove the need to physically transport computational anyons around each other from the implementation of computational gates… (More)
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2006
2006
We study a system of fractional D3 and D(–1) branes in a Ramond-Ramond closed string background and show that it describes the… (More)
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2005
2005
We consider the discrete solitons bifurcating from the anti-continuum limit of the discrete nonlinear Schrödinger (NLS) lattice… (More)
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2004
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2004
Topological quantum computation (TQC) is one of the most promising approaches to quantum computation. The coding of logical… (More)
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2004
2004
We present the experimental observation of both on-site and off-site vortex ring solitons of unity topological charge in a… (More)
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2003
2003
Composite optical vortices may form when two or more beams interfere. Using analytical and numerical techniques, we describe the… (More)
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2002
2002
The unique time course of an excitable element in cardiac tissue can be represented as the phase of its trajectory in state space… (More)
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2001
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2001
We have studied theoretically and numerically dynamic properties of the vortex magnetic state in soft submicron ferromagnetic… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
We analyze the properties of light beams carrying phase singularities, or optical vortices. The transformations of topological… (More)
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1995
1995
The Skyrme model can be generalised to a situation where static fields are maps from one Riemannian manifold to another. Here we… (More)
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