Superconductors

Sensor experts invent supercool mini thermometer

16 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have invented a miniature thermometer with big potential applications such as monitoring the temperature of processor chips in superconductor-based quantum...
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Connecting two classes of unconventional superconductors

22 days ago   |   Science Daily

The understanding of unconventional superconductivity is one of the most challenging and fascinating tasks of solid-state physics. Different classes of unconventional...
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Scientists launch quest to develop quantum sensors for probing quantum materials

Scientists launch quest to develop quantum sensors for probing quantum materials

1 month ago   |   Stanford

SLAC and Stanford partner with two Illinois universities to create the Center for Quantum Sensing and Quantum Materials, which aims to unravel mysteries associated with exotic...
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Scientists Discover the First Room-Temperature Superconductor

1 month ago   |   Wired

Physicists finally achieved the long-sought goal, but there's a catch: Their compound requires crushing pressures to keep from falling apart.
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Finally, the First Room-Temperature Superconductor

1 month ago   |   NY Times

It conveys electricity in the climate of a crisp fall day, but only under pressures comparable to what you'd find closer to Earth's core.
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Physicists observe room-temperature superconductivity

1 month ago   |   Science Daily

Physicists have made a breakthrough in the long sought-after quest for a room-temperature superconductor, what they call the 'holy grail' of energy efficiency.
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