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Europium’s superconductivity discovered

By / June 7, 2009

A duo from Washington University in St. Louis reports they have for the first time found a way to tap superconductivity properties of europium. In work funded by the materials research division of NSF, WUSTL professor James Schilling and then-doctoral student Mathiewos Debessai found that europium becomes superconducting at 1.8 K (-456°F) and 80 GPa…

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