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By Eileen De Guire / March 5, 2013

Here’s what we are reading about: Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity A multi-university team of researchers has artificially engineered a unique multilayer material that could lead to breakthroughs in both superconductivity research and in real-world applications. The researchers can tailor the material, which seamlessly alternates between metal and oxide layers, to achieve extraordinary…

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Eileen’s five fave CTT posts in 2012 (and her liberal interpretation of the number five)

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2012

Background image: Molten glass. Credit: Michael Germann; Dreamstime.com. Peter and I thought it would be fun to share our five favorite posts from 2012. Finding that choosing only five was nigh impossible, I decided to sort my picks into three categories, which instantly grew my budget to 15 stories! External forces Advances in science and…

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High critical current density doped pnictide superconductors

By Eileen De Guire / July 25, 2012

High critical current density doped ferropnictide superconductors. (a) Magneto-optical image of a rectangular slab of (Ba0.6K0.4)Fe2As2 bulk material after zero field cooling the sample to 10 K and applying 167 mT. (b) Current stream lines calculated for zero field cooled sample showing uniform current circulating though the bulk. (c) Magneto-optical image showing remnant trapped magnetic…

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