Superconducting refrigerator cools via tunneling cascade
Copper fields: Quantum criticality in high-temperature cuprate superconductors
Iron-pnictide electron orbital pairing promises higher-temperature superconductors
Physicists set guidelines for qubit candidates
How to identify chiral superconductivity in new materials
Using superconducting probes to get a picture of what it's like inside CNTs
First direct evidence that a mysterious phase of matter competes with high-temperature superconductivity
(Phys.org)—Scientists have found the first direct evidence that a mysterious phase of matter known as the "pseudogap" competes with high-temperature superconductivity, robbing it of electrons that otherwise ...
Electron spin could be the key to high-temperature superconductivity
Swiss scientists take a significant step in our understanding of superconductivity by studying the strange quantum events in a unique superconducting material.
Unusual electronic state found in new class of unconventional superconductors
A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Columbia Engineering, Columbia Physics and Kyoto University has discovered an unusual form of electronic order ...
Superconductivity without cooling
Superconductivity is a remarkable phenomenon: superconductors can transport electric current without any resistance and thus without any losses whatsoever. It is already in use in some niche areas, for example ...
Study explains atomic action in high-temperature superconductors
A study at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory suggests for the first time how scientists might deliberately engineer superconductors that work at higher temperatures.
Team develops computational model for predicting superconductivity
(Phys.org) —Researchers studying iron-based superconductors are combining novel electronic structure algorithms with the high-performance computing power of the Department of Energy's Titan supercomputer ...
A quick look at electron-boson coupling: Researchers use ultrafast spectroscopy on many body effects
Imagine being able to tune the properties of a solid material just by flashing pulses of light on it, for example turning an insulator into a superconductor. That is just one potential payoff down-the-road ...
When an exciton acts like a hole
(Phys.org) —When is an electron hole like a quasiparticle (QP)? More specifically, what happens when a single electron hole is doped into a two-dimensional quantum antiferromagnet? Quasiparticle phenomena ...