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
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 ...
Scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors
New measurements of atomic-scale magnetic behavior in iron-based superconductors by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University are challenging conventional ...
Physicists unlock nature of high-temperature superconductivity
Physicists have identified the "quantum glue" that underlies a promising type of superconductivity—a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss.
Study helps unlock mystery of high-temp superconductors
A Binghamton University physicist and his colleagues say they have unlocked one key mystery surrounding high-temperature superconductivity. Their research, published this week in the Proceedings of the Na ...
Cambridge team breaks superconductor world record
A world record that has stood for more than a decade has been broken by a team led by University of Cambridge engineers, harnessing the equivalent of three tonnes of force inside a golf ball-sized sample ...
Superconducting secrets solved after 30 years
(Phys.org) —A breakthrough has been made in identifying the origin of superconductivity in high-temperature superconductors, which has puzzled researchers for the past three decades.
Scientists discover new magnetic phase in iron-based superconductors
(Phys.org) —Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a previously unknown phase in a class of superconductors called iron arsenides. This sheds light on ...
Scientists watch high-temperature superconductivity emerge out of magnetism
(Phys.org) —Scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have shown for the first time how high-temperature superconductivity emerges out of magnetism in an iron pnictide, ...