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Ferroelectricity woos pairing

Ferroelectricity and superconductivity do not have much in common. Now, a superconducting and a ferroelectric-like state have been found to coexist in a doped perovskite oxide.

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Figure 1: Energy versus polarization as a function of a tuning parameter.

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Gabay, M., Triscone, J. Ferroelectricity woos pairing. Nature Phys 13, 624–625 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys4124

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