Superconductivity at 93 K in a new mixed-phase Yb-Ba-Cu-O compound system at ambient pressure

M. K. Wu, J. R. Ashburn, C. J. Torng, P. H. Hor, R. L. Meng, L. Gao, Z. J. Huang, Y. Q. Wang, C. W. Chu

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Abstract

A stable and reproducible superconductivity transition between 80 and 93 K has been unambiguously observed both resistively and magnetically in a new Yb-Ba-Cu-O compound system at ambient pressure. An estimated upper critical field Hc2(0) between 80 and 180 T was obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)908-910
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume58
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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