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Silicon becomes a superconductor

  1. Nov 23, 2006 #1


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    If you missed the paper in this week's Nature, let's just say that this is an unexpected discovery. You can read a report of it in PhysicsWeb


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  3. Nov 23, 2006 #2
    Just an alloy....! A 9% boron doping is too much for a silicon elementar superconductor.
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