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Research examines clues for superconductivity in an iron-based material

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

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Red wine offers clue to superconductive future

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

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New evidence to aid search for charge 'stripes' in superconductors

( Scientists at the DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified a series of clues that particular arrangements of electrical charges known as "stripes" may play a role in ...

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Researchers discovers how strain at grain boundaries suppresses high-temperature superconductivity


Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have discovered that a reduction in mechanical strain at the boundaries of crystal grains can significantly improve the ...

Wed 17 Jun 09 from

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Pinning Down Superconductivity to a Single Layer


( -- Using precision techniques for making superconducting thin films layer-by-layer, physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified ...

Thu 29 Oct 09 from

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Researchers create first self-assembled superconductor

Building on nearly two decades' worth of research, a multidisciplinary team at Cornell has blazed a new trail by creating a self-assembled, three-dimensional gyroidal superconductor.

Fri 29 Jan 16 from

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High-temperature superconductivity in atomically thin films

A research group at Tohoku University has succeeded in fabricating an atomically thin, high-temperature superconductor film with a superconducting transition temperature (Tc) of up to 60 K (-213C). ...

Tue 2 Jun 15 from

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Shedding light on the mystery of the superconducting dome

University of Groningen physicists, and colleagues from Nijmegen and Hong Kong, have induced superconductivity in a monolayer of tungsten disulfide. By using an increasing electric field, they ...

Tue 20 Mar 18 from

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Breakthrough iron-based superconductors set new performance records

( road to a sustainably powered future may be paved with superconductors. When chilled to frigid temperatures hundreds of degrees Celsius below zero, these remarkable materials ...

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Physicists explore superconductivity at the two-dimensional limit

Researchers at the University of Valencia show that the superconducting state can be maintained even when the material is reduced from three to two dimensions, making the efficiency gains needed ...

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