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23 October 2013

Bounding the Pseudogap in Cuprate High-TC Superconductors

Scientists of the NHMFL-PFF have employed Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy to reveal a thermodynamic signature of the “Pseudo-Gap” within and beyond the superconducting phase boundary of YBCO. This experiment provides thermodynamic evidence that the pseudo gap is connected to the superconducting ground state in the cuprate materials.

For more information contact Arkady Shekhter or Brad J. Ramshaw.


  • Research Area: Superconductivity - Basic
  • Research Initiatives: Materials
  • Facility / Program: Pulsed Field
  • Year: 2013
Last modified on 17 April 2015