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Clear leap for superconductors

Electric fields offer an innovative means of controlling condensed-matter systems. The approach has been applied to nanoscale oxide interfaces, for studying the physics of two-dimensional superconductors.

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Figure 1: Image of the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 structure.

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Schlom, D., Ahn, C. Clear leap for superconductors. Nature 456, 582–583 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/456582a

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