World's Smallest Superconductor Discovered

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 13:21 in Physics & Chemistry

Scientists have discovered the world's smallest superconductor, a sheet of four pairs of (BETS)2GaCl4 molecules less than one nanometer wide. Their new Nature Nanotechnology study provides the first evidence that nanoscale molecular superconducting wires can be fabricated, which could be used for nanoscale electronic devices and energy applications. read more

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