Superconductivity of carbides

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    Abstract

    Carbon-based superconductors can be roughly categorized into two groups. The first includes relatively new superconductors, such as boron-doped diamond, graphite-intercalated compounds (GIC), carbon nanotube (CNT) superconductors and fullerene superconductors. Here, we review relatively "old materials," which are materials that can be described within the "BCS (Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer) frame." The contents of this chapter are as follows: 1. MX-type compounds (B1-type superconductors and SiC) 2. MC2 compounds (YC2 and LaC2) 3. Ln2C3 (La2C3 and Y2C3) 4. Boron carbide (RNi2B2C and YB2C2) We introduce the present experimental and theoretical understanding of carbonbased superconductors.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPhysics and Chemistry of Carbon-Based Materials
    Subtitle of host publicationBasics and Applications
    PublisherSpringer Singapore
    Pages149-209
    Number of pages61
    ISBN (Electronic)9789811334177
    ISBN (Print)9789811334160
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 26 2019

    Keywords

    • Intermetallic compound
    • Superconductivity

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)
    • Materials Science(all)
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)
    • Chemistry(all)

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