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# Contents

## Idea

In condensed matter theory, string-net models were introduced as lattice models for 2-dimensional topological phases of matter exhibiting topological order. The name essentially derives from the fact that the main degrees of freedom are located on the lattice edges.

## References

Original articles:

In terms of tensor networks:

Further development:

• Ling-Yan Hung, Yidun Wan, String-Net Models with $\mathbb{Z}_N$ Fusion Algebra, Phys. Rev. B 86 (2012) 235132 $[$arXiv:1207.6169$]$

• Chien-Hung Lin, Multi-flavor string-net models, Phys. Rev. B 95 195110 (2017) $[$arXiv:1611.08288, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.95.195110$]$

Review and exposition:

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