Superconductivity of Nb films recovered from megabar dynamic pressures

Nellis, W. J.; Radousky, H. B.; Geballe, T. H.; Hammond, R. H.; Koch, R.; Hull, G. W.
August 1986
Applied Physics Letters;8/18/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p413
Academic Journal
Niobium films 30 μm thick have been recovered successfully from Mbar dynamic pressures and their superconducting properties have been measured. These results demonstrate the feasibility of subjecting films to Mbar dynamic pressure for the potential synthesis of novel, metastable materials.


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