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Title: Superconductivity in layered BiS 2-based compounds

Here, a novel family of superconductors based on BiS 2-based superconducting layers were discovered in 2012. In short order, other BiS 2-based superconductors with the same or related crystal structures were discovered with superconducting critical temperatures T c of up to 10 K. Many experimental and theoretical studies have been carried out with the goal of establishing the basic properties of these new materials and understanding the underlying mechanism for superconductivity. In this selective review of the literature, we distill the central discoveries from this extensive body of work, and discuss the results from different types of experiments on these materials within the context of theoretical concepts and models.
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  1. Univ. of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Grant/Contract Number:
NA0002909; FG02-04-ER46105; DENA0001841
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physica. C, Superconductivity
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 514; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0921-4534
Research Org:
Univ. of California, San Diego, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; BiS2-based compounds; superconductivity; rare earth compounds