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Zeroing In On Quantum Effects


May 28, 2010

chemistry graphic U.S. and Chinese physicists are zeroing in on critical effects at the heart of the newest high-temperature superconductors, the family of iron-based compounds called "pnictides." Research in this week's Physical Review Letters describes a Rice University-led study that used similarly structured materials called "oxychalcogenides" to investigate the effect of expanding the distance between iron atoms in the crystal lattice. Full Story

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