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SUPERCONDUCTIVITY

Neighbours in charge

Resonant X-ray scattering experiments have revealed a charge-ordered phase next to the recently discovered superconducting phase in layered nickelates — in remarkable analogy to the cuprate high-temperature superconductors.

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Fig. 1: Phase diagrams of superconducting cuprates and nickelates.

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Benckiser, E., Hepting, M. & Keimer, B. Neighbours in charge. Nat. Mater. 21, 1102–1103 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-022-01366-3

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