Superconductivity at 52.5 K in the lanthanum-barium-copper-oxide system

C. W. Chu, P. H. Hor, R. L. Meng, L. Gao, Z. J. Huang

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A superconducting transition with an onset temperature of 52.5 K has been observed under hydrostatic pressure in compounds with nominal compositions given by (La0.9Ba0.1)2 CuO4-y. Possible causes for the high-temperature superconductivity are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)567-569
Number of pages3
Issue number4788
Publication statusPublished - 1987

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