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  References on the physics of anyons

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Anyone know some good introductory references on the physics of anyons?

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-03-24 05:17 (UCT), posted by SE-user Andrea Amoretti
asked Mar 13, 2011 in Theoretical Physics by Andrea Amoretti (50 points) [ no revision ]

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One of the best recent references is the 2008 RMP article by Nayak et al. Non-Abelian Anyons and Topological Quantum Computation

A somewhat less technical reference is An Anyon Primer by Sumathi Rao.

There are many others but these two are good for someone starting out.

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-03-24 05:17 (UCT), posted by SE-user user346
answered Mar 13, 2011 by Deepak Vaid (1,985 points) [ no revision ]
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Ady Stern, Anyons and the quantum Hall effect - a pedagogical review, arXiv:0711.4697 is a gentle introduction.

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-03-24 05:17 (UCT), posted by SE-user Arnold Neumaier
answered Apr 29, 2012 by Arnold Neumaier (15,787 points) [ no revision ]
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In the presence of magnetic field, I like very much the contribution of S. Ouvry in the Séminaires Poincaré.

This post imported from StackExchange Physics at 2014-03-24 05:17 (UCT), posted by SE-user DaniH
answered Apr 28, 2012 by DaniH (60 points) [ no revision ]

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