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Helical Spin Order on the Move

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Science  20 Jan 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5759, pp. 344-345
DOI: 10.1126/science.1122627

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In magnetic materials, electron spins are arranged in parallel, antiparallel or other regular configurations. Electron microscopy of certain of these materials reveals the details of atomic spins that appear to be arranged in a helix.