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Review Article

Topological Order: From Long-Range Entangled Quantum Matter to a Unified Origin of Light and Electrons

Figure 14

A “density” wave of oriented strings in a string liquid. The wave propagates in -direction. The “density” vector points in -direction. For ease of drawing, the arrows on the oriented strings are omitted in the above plot.