News tagged with superconductors

Emerging new properties at oxide interfaces

In many ionic materials, including the oxides, surfaces created along specific directions can become electrically charged. By the same token, such electronic charging, or 'polarisation', can also occur at the interface of ...

dateNov 29, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Ultrafast switch for superconductors

(PhysOrg.com) -- A high-temperature superconductor can now be switched on and off within a trillionth of a second – 100 years after the discovery of superconductivity and 25 years after the first high-temperature ...

dateJul 06, 2011 in Superconductivity
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Superconductivity's third side unmasked

The debate over the mechanism that causes superconductivity in a class of materials called the pnictides has been settled by a research team from Japan and China. Superconductivity was discovered in the pnictides ...

dateJun 17, 2011 in Superconductivity
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