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Turning Down the Heat on Thin Films

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Science  08 Jul 1988:
Vol. 241, Issue 4862, pp. 163-164
DOI: 10.1126/science.241.4862.163


Superconducting thin films will be essential to any practical application of superconductivity to microelectronics. Scientists have now succeeded in putting these thin films onto silicon, which is the base element in most integrated circuits.