Latest Cuprate Stories

Scientists Find Unusual Electronic State In New Class Of Unconventional Superconductors
2014-12-08 03:42:33

Finding gives scientists a new group of materials to explore to unlock secrets of some materials' ability to carry current with no energy loss

Superconductor World Record Has Been Broken
2014-06-27 03:49:51

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 of material that is normally as brittle as fine china.

Universal Ripple May Hold Secret To High-temperature Superconductivity
2013-12-20 15:08:38

UBC researchers have discovered a universal electronic state that controls the behavior of high-temperature superconducting copper-oxide ceramics.

2013-06-07 13:03:28

A German-French research team has constructed a new model that explains how the so-called pseudogap state forms in high-temperature superconductors.

2013-03-19 14:14:14

To engineers, it’s a tale as old as time: Electrical current is carried through materials by flowing electrons.

2011-07-22 01:28:55

A team of scientists studying the parent compound of a cuprate (copper-oxide) superconductor has discovered a link between two different states, or phases, of that matter - and written a mathematical theory to describe the relationship.

2011-04-28 00:17:57

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 transistor-like field effect device to study the conditions that turn insulating materials into high-temperature superconductors.

2011-02-21 13:40:10

An Iowa State theoretical physicist will describe the latest ideas in high-temperature superconductivity during the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Feb. 17-21 in Washington, D.C.

2010-09-11 02:03:15

HZB-Scientists discovered a unique feature of Superconductivity.

2010-08-10 13:24:25

Superconducting materials, which transmit power resistance-free, are found to perform optimally when high- and low-charge density varies on the nanoscale level.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.