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Superconductivity of magnesium diboride

TitleSuperconductivity of magnesium diboride
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsBud'ko, SL, Canfield, PC
JournalPhysica C-Superconductivity and Its Applications
Date Published07
Type of ArticleArticle
ISBN Number0921-4534
Accession NumberWOS:000354568600014
Keywords2-band superconductor, aluminum-doped mgb2, anisotropy parameters, BCS, magnesium diboride, mgb2 thin-films, point-contact spectroscopy, pressure, single-crystals, Superconducting gap, transition-temperature, transport-properties, Two-band superconductivity, upper critical-field

Over the past 14 years MgB2 has gone from a startling discovery to a promising, applied superconductor. In this article we present a brief overview of the synthesis and the basic superconducting properties of this remarkable compound. In particular, the effect of pressure, substitutions and neutron irradiation on superconducting properties are discussed. (C) 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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