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

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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.

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Ady Stern, Anyons and the quantum Hall effect - a pedagogical review, arXiv:0711.4697 is a gentle introduction.

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In the presence of magnetic field, I like very much the contribution of S. Ouvry in the Séminaires Poincaré.

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