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C60 — the hole story

Superconductivity has been demonstrated at a surprisingly high temperature in a C60 solid, raising questions about its electronic properties and hopes of even higher temperatures to come.

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Figure 1: The maximum transition temperature, Tc, for which superconductivity has been found in conventional superconductors over the past century.
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