Iron-pnictide electron orbital pairing promises higher-temperature superconductors
Scientists looking to burst the superconductivity bubble
(PhysOrg.com) -- Bubbles are blocking the current path of one of the most promising high temperature superconducting materials, new research suggests.
Study helps explain behavior of latest high-temp superconductors
A Rice University-led team of physicists this week offered up one of the first theoretical explanations of how two dissimilar types of high-temperature superconductors behave in similar ways.
Technique reveals quantum phase transition; could lead to superconducting transistors
(PhysOrg.com) -- Like atomic-level bricklayers, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory are using a precise atom-by-atom layering technique to fabricate an ultrathin ...
'Giant Proximity Effect' enhances high-temperature superconductivity
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sandwiched superconductors engineered to function at higher temperatures could be used in new ultra-fast superconducting electronics.
Generator with superconductors
Siemens and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) plan to demonstrate that high-temperature superconductor technology is suitable for power generation in everyday operation. The research project, which ...
Scientists produce a crystal that could help unlock the mystery of high-temperature superconductors
MIT scientists have synthesized, for the first time, a crystal they believe to be a two-dimensional quantum spin liquid: a solid material whose atomic spins continue to have motion, even at absolute zero temperature.
High-temperature superconductor spills secret: A new phase of matter
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California at Berkeley have joined with researchers at Stanford University ...
Stripes 'play key role' in superconductivity
(PhysOrg.com) -- Fluctuating magnetic stripes could be the cause of the mysterious hourglass-shaped magnetic spectrum found in high temperature superconductors, according to new research.
Researchers find magnetic link to high-temperature superconductivity
Researchers from the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Science, a joint SLAC-Stanford institute, have seen strong indications of a relationship between the superconductive and magnetic properties ...
Chandra finds superfluid in neutron star's core
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has discovered the first direct evidence for a superfluid, a bizarre, friction-free state of matter, at the core of a neutron star. Superfluids created in ...
Physicists isolate bound states in graphene-superconductor junctions
(PhysOrg.com) -- Illinois researchers have documented the first observations of some unusual physics when two prominent electric materials are connected: superconductors and graphene.
Fleeting fluctuations in superconductivity disappear close to transition temperature
(PhysOrg.com) -- As part of an ongoing effort to uncover details of how high-temperature superconductors carry electrical current with no resistance, scientists at Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Department ...
Neutron analysis reveals '2 doors down' superconductivity link
Neutron scattering analysis of two families of iron-based materials suggests that the magnetic interactions thought responsible for high-temperature superconductivity may lie "two doors down": The key magnetic ...