TITLE

Soccer-ball-shaped molecule becomes a superconducter

AUTHOR(S)
Hecht, Jeff
PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/27/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1766, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles the work of Art Hebard and his colleagues at AT&T Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, who have found that molecules of 60 carbon atoms, also known as buckeyballs, may be transformed into superconductors by `doping' them with a small quantity of potassium atoms. Temperature at which they are converted to superconductors; Two key tests for superconductivity; More.
ACCESSION #
9105131215

 

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