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high-temperature superconductor

[′hī ′tem·prə·chər ′sü·pər·kən‚dək·tər]
(solid-state physics)
A ceramic material, consisting of an oxide of a rare-earth element, barium, and copper, which displays superconductivity at temperatures of 90 K (-298°F) or more.
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We decided to take a look at the other compounds that had not yet been studied this way, where people had not yet found these kinds of effects," Comin says, pointing to a number of cuprates, the copper and oxygen compounds that have been among the leading contenders for high-temperature superconductivity.
He said that this unexpected discovery brings together both orbital fluctuation theory and the 50-year-old 'excitonic' theory for high-temperature superconductivity, opening a new frontier for condensed matter physics.
The discovery of high-temperature superconductivity in the mid-1980s (Gerber, Anselmetti, Bednorz, Mannhart, and Schlom, 1991; Hawley, Raistrick, Beery, and Houlton, 1991) overthrew the idea of temperature being a major factor in producing superconductivity.
The volume, based on the July 2009 workshop, collects international research on the design, analysis, materials, and optimization of high-temperature superconductivity and electromagnetic manufacturing.
Scientists have been trying to figure out how high-temperature superconductivity works since copper oxides, or cuprates, were found to exhibit resistance-free flow in 1986.
In one experiment, he and his group proved that high-temperature superconductivity does not hinge on a magical glue binding electrons together.
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However, the phenomenon of high-temperature superconductivity is still poorly understood.
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