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The Pseudogap Persists as Material Superconducts


January 27, 2009

Vidya Madhavan Boston College physicist Vidya Madhavan and an international team of researchers combined two investigative techniques to discover that the mysterious pseudogap state that precedes superconductivity actually persists and may even compete with the phase where materials conduct electricity with zero resistance. Full Story

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