room temperature superconductor Archive

energyNew Evidence of Superconductivity at Near Room Temperature and High Pressure

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Researchers at the George Washington University have taken a major step toward reaching one of the most sought-after goals in physics: room temperature superconductivity. The key to this discovery was creation of a metallic, hydrogen-rich compound at very high pressures: …

physicsCalculations of Room Temperature Superconductors But Requiring High Pressure

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Calculations confirm the room-temperature superconductivity found by other authors, and show that it results from a strong e-ph interaction which is rather uniformly spread over electronic and vibrational states of both hydrogen and yttrium sublattices. Under high pressure there should …

energySuperconductors Are Near Room Temperature But UHV Lines are Better for the Grid

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It has been over 30 years since the discovery of the first high-temperature superconductor. The first high-temperature superconductor was 30 degrees about absolute zero. There was a flurry of work and the critical temperature reached -135 Celsius (138 Kelvin). The …

physicsClaimed Room Temperature Superconductor awaits independent confirmation

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The Indian chemists who posted an Arxiv paper that nanostructured silver and gold are room temperature superconductors are well-regarded chemical physicists from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India. The researchers are not sharing their samples or their data. …

grapheneRoom temperature superconductivity evidence with graphene in contact with alkanes

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Arxiv – Observation of the Meissner effect at room temperature in single-layer graphene brought into contact with alkanes There are claims of synthesis of a room temperature superconductor. However, these claims have not been officially accepted by scientific communities. Currently, …

energyGeneral principles found to speed up the hunt for room temperature superconductors

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Scientists from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Skoltech have demonstrated the high-temperature superconductivity of actinium hydrides and discovered a general principle for calculating the superconductivity of hydrides based on the periodic table alone. They have used a new …

materialsYttrium hydrogen compound should be room temperature superconductor when under extreme pressure

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The hunt for high temperature superconductivity has been reinvigorated by the experimental discovery that compressed H2S exhibits a Tc of up to 203K at megabar pressures (1Mbar=100GPa). A collaboration between the University of Cambridge and Jilin University has published the …

materialsCarbon Superconductivity raised from 11 kelvin up to 57 kelvin

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Researchers at North Carolina State University have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials act as superconductors, using a novel, boron-doped Q-carbon material. The previous record for superconductivity in boron-doped diamond was 11 Kelvin, or minus 439.60 degrees Fahrenheit. …

materialSecret of Iron Superconductors discovered

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Due to magnetism iron should – theoretically – be a poor superconductor. Nevertheless certain iron based materials possess fine superconducting properties. Why? Because the five unbound electrons found in iron – as a result of individual modes of operation, it …

physicsSpectroscopic evidence of a new energy scale for superconductivity in H3S

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The discovery of a superconducting phase in sulfur hydride under high pressure with a critical temperature above 200 K has provided fresh impetus to the search for superconductors at ever higher temperatures. Although this system displays all of the hallmarks of …