About bretzels, bagels, donuts and topology

Submitted by Insmi on Fri, 05/05/2017 - 10:49

What are the mathematics behind the results of the physicists David J. Thouless, F. Duncan Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz, for which they were awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize? bretzelThe French mathematician Mathieu Lewin explains what topology has to do with it.

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