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Superconducting electrons go missing

'Overdoped' high-temperature superconductors, which have a high density of charge carriers, were thought to be well understood. An experiment challenges what we know about quantum physics in such systems. See Letter p.309

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Zaanen, J. Superconducting electrons go missing. Nature 536, 282–283 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/536282a

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