The evolution of HTS: Tc-experiment perspectives

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Abstract

The rise of the superconducting transition temperature Tc has been reviewed in three major superconducting systems: the cuprate, the Fe-pnictide and the heavy fermion. While the first two systems display high Tcs, heavy fermion superconductors show low Tc but embody many crucial features found in the others. The prospect of future superconductors with higher Tc, preferably close to room temperature, is also discussed. Those interested in the detailed physics of high temperature superconductivity are referred to the article by E. Abrahams in the next chapter of this book and reviews published elsewhere.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4102-4149
Number of pages48
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics B
Volume24
Issue number20-21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Aug 30

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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