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September 10, 2022

Macroscopic look at special superconducting wire Bi-2212

This macroscopic look at a special superconducting wire called Bi-2212 shows off its beautiful structure. Superconductors like Bi-2212 allow current to flow through the wire without any resistance.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DMR 1644779.]

Learn more about the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. (Date of image: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 10, 2022)

Credit: Peter J. Lee

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