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Carbon's superconducting footprint

Graphene exhibits many extraordinary properties, but superconductivity isn't one of them. Two theoretical studies suggest that by decorating the surface of graphene with the right species of dopant atoms, or by using ionic liquid gating, superconductivity could yet be induced.

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Vafek, O. Carbon's superconducting footprint. Nature Phys 8, 111–112 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys2223

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