Pressure-enhanced lattice transformation in Nb3Sn single crystal

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Abstract

We report the first observation of pressure-enhanced lattice transformation in the high-temperature superconductor Nb3Sn. The opposite pressure effects on the lattice transformation and the superconducting transition in A15 compounds can thus be understood on the basis of the Weger-Labbé-Friedel model by taking into account the pressure-induced interband charge transfer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1283-1286
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume33
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1974

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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