Latest Unconventional superconductor 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

2014-07-30 10:20:52

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.

2014-04-10 12:17:37

An international team of scientists has reported the first experimental observation of the quantum critical point (QCP) in the extensively studied “unconventional superconductor” TiSe2, finding that it does not reside as predicted within the superconducting dome of the phase diagram, but rather at a full GPa higher in pressure.

2012-06-21 02:28:36

Japanese and U.S. physicists are offering new details this week in the journal Nature regarding intriguing similarities between the quirky electronic properties of a new iron-based high-temperature superconductor (HTS) and its copper-based cousins.

2011-03-03 01:16:12

Black holes are some of the heaviest objects in the universe. Electrons are some of the lightest.

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.

2010-12-13 21:13:15

European and U.S. physicists this week are offering up the strongest evidence yet that magnetism is the driving force behind unconventional superconductivity.

2010-02-03 15:42:00

Research Superiority Award to Enable Recruitment of Stellar Faculty, Formally Establish Applied Research Hub at Texas Center for Superconductivity (TcSUH-ARH) HOUSTON, Feb.

2009-07-13 07:45:00

Superconductivity appears to rely on very different mechanisms in two varieties of iron-based superconductors.

2009-01-13 11:36:06

Scientists at U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory used inelastic neutron scattering to show that superconductivity in a new family of iron arsenide superconductors cannot be explained by conventional theories.

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