Superconductivity of doped Ar@C60

A. Takeda, Y. Yokoyama, S. Ito, T. Miyazaki, H. Shimotani, K. Yakigaya, T. Kakiuchi, H. Sawa, H. Takagi, K. Kitazawa, N. Dragoe

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The synthesis of a mg amount of pure argon containing fullerene allowed the synthesis of the first endohedral superconductors with critical temperatures lower than expected, an indication of the strong influence of the argon atom on the C60 cage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)912-914
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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