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Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials

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Superconductivity in copper-oxygen compounds

Rudi Hackl
Published Online: 2011-03-02 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1524/zkri.2011.1385


The discovery of superconductors on copper-oxygen basis in 1986 was one of the most celebrated events in condensed matter physics. The maximal tran sition temperature Tc close to 150 K was observed in HgBa2Ca2Cu3O8+δ at high pressure. In spite of enormous progress in both the experimental knowledge and theoretical understanding, the origin of the high Tc remains elusive. Although the materials properties require unexpectedly complicated technical solutions several applications have been commercialized.

Keywords: Superconductivity; Cuprates; Magnetism; Fluctuations; Applications

* Correspondence address: Walther Meissner Institut der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Walther-Meissner-Str. 8, 85748 Garching, Deutschland,

Published Online: 2011-03-02

Published in Print: 2011-04-01

Citation Information: Zeitschrift für Kristallographie Crystalline Materials. Volume 226, Issue 4, Pages 323–342, ISSN (Print) 0044-2968, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1524/zkri.2011.1385, March 2011

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