superconducting metal

superconducting metal

[¦sü·pər·kən′dəkt·iŋ ′med·əl]
(metallurgy)
A metal capable of exhibiting superconductivity.
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Techniques borrowed from the computer chip industry have been adapted to join loops of superconducting metal and manipulate the information they contain.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Physicists at the University of Texas at Austin, US, have created a superconducting sheet of lead only two atoms thick, the thinnest superconducting metal layer ever created.
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