TITLE

Doped buckyballs set superconductivity record

AUTHOR(S)
Geake, Elisabeth
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/27/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1779, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the discovery by K. Tangaki and colleagues at electronic company NEC that buckyballs doped with cesium and rubidium atoms conduct electricity without resistance at temperatures up to 33 Kelvin. Claimed highest temperature for superconductivity in a non-ceramic material; Claim of the NEC group that superconductivity reported at 29.5 Kelvin in cesium-doped buckyballs by another group could not be done.
ACCESSION #
10491390

 

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