Enhancement of Superconductivity through Lattice Softening

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Science  25 Apr 1980:
Vol. 208, Issue 4442, pp. 401-402
DOI: 10.1126/science.208.4442.401


The superconducting transition temperature of an iridium-yttrium eutectic is enhanced extraordinarily through lattice softening. This is shown by a drastically reduced Debye temperature.

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