New compact cables show promise for power transmission and high-field magnets. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a way to make high-temperature ...
Tue 22 Feb 11 from MIT Technology Review
(Phys.org)ŚResearchers from the University of Leipzig have found that doping very small flakes of graphite with water, then allowing it to dry, results in a material that behaves very much like ...
Wed 19 Sep 12 from Phys.org
The University of Houston (UH) executed two license agreements with SuperPower, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Philips Electronics. One agreement covers the intellectual property on second ...
Wed 31 Mar 10 from Phys.org
Japanese researchers have been immersing iron-based compounds in hot alcoholic beverages such as red wine, sake and shochu to induce superconductivity.
Mon 7 Mar 11 from Phys.org
The "AmpaCity" project has been kicked off: The RWE Group and its partners are just about to replace a 1-kilometre-long high-voltage cable connecting two transformer stations in the Ruhr city ...
Thu 19 Jan 12 from Phys.org
Conventional electron–phonon superconductivity endures to a temperature of 190 K in hydrogen sulphide
Fri 24 Apr 15 from Physics World
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from Okayama University in Japan have discovered that the hydrocarbon picene can be made to superconduct when potassium atoms are interspersed with the picene crystals ...
Wed 10 Mar 10 from Phys.org
It may be the only 2-D material that is naturally a low-temperature superconductor
Tue 5 Apr 16 from IEEE Spectrum
For the first time, scientists have a clearer understanding of how to control the appearance of a superconducting phase in a material, adding crucial fundamental knowledge and perhaps setting ...
Mon 5 May 14 from Phys.org
Japanese scientists at a boozy office party stumbled across a discovery they hope will help revolutionise efficient energy transmission one day: red wine makes a metal compound superconductive.
Fri 13 May 11 from The Independent