Jul 27, 2021

Scientists Discover the First Room-Temperature Superconductor

Posted by in categories: materials, physics

A novel metallic compound of hydrogen, carbon, and sulfur exhibited superconductivity at a balmy 59 degrees Fahrenheit—when pressurized between a pair of diamond anvils.

Via Quanta Magazine9 months ago.

Physicists finally achieved the long-sought goal, but there’s a catch: Their compound requires crushing pressures to keep from falling apart.

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