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June 4, 2021

Colorful conductor

This close-up of a high-density Bi-2122 filament macrostructure produced at MagLab showcases the power of superconductivity -- the flow of electrons without heat.

[MagLab is supported in part by the U.S. National Science Foundation (grant DMR 1644779).]

Learn more about the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. (Date image taken: Nov 14, 2014; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 4, 2021)

Credit: Peter Lee

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