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Electrons Are Not Enough: Cuprate Superconductors Defy Convention


March 18, 2013

Philip Phillips To engineers, it's a tale as old as time: Electrical current is carried through materials by flowing electrons. But physicists at the University of Illinois and the University of Pennsylvania found that for copper-containing superconductors, known as cuprates, electrons are not enough to carry the current. Full Story

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