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Two ICMAB studies at the ALBA Synchrotron Activity Report 2016

Two Scientific Highlights with the participation of ICMAB researchers are featured in the ALBA Synchrotron Activity Report 2016.

ICMAB-CSIC
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25 October 2017

We welcome you to have a look at the two studies: 

  • Emerging diluted ferromagnetism in high-Tc superconductors driven by point defect clusters
    Advanced Science 3, 1500295 (2016)
    J. Gazquez,*, R. Guzman, R. Mishra, E. Bartolomé, J. Salafranca, C. Magén, M. Varela, M. Coll, A. Palau, S. M. Valvidares, P. Gargiani, E. Pellegrin, J. Herrero-Martin, S. J. Pennycook, S.T. Pantelides, T. Puig, X. Obradors
    This study unveils the formation of ferromagnetic clusters embedded within the YBCO superconductor. Superconductivity and ferromagnetism are considered to be naturally exclusive phenomena; however, these results reveal the coexistence of ferromagnetic interactions much closer to high Tc superconductivity than previously suspected, which presents fundamental new physical insights.

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