Audio / Video

High-Temperature Superconductivity

  • 01:01:11

Description

Raising the superconducting transition temperature to a point where applications are practical is one of the most important challanges in science. In 1986 a family of superconducting materials, namely the copper-oxide superconductors, was discovered. To date, the highest transition temperature is ~140K. However, despite unprecedented research efforts, the precise cause of the high transition temperature is still controversial. In 2012 a new interface high-temperature superconducting system was discovered. This system is based on entirely different materials. However, it shares many common features with the copper-oxide superconductors. Moreover, the reason underlies its high transition temperature has been found in the last few years. In this talk, I shall explain the mechanism for strong Cooper pairing in this system and what it teaches us about findng even higher temperature superconductors.

Details

Title

High-Temperature Superconductivity

Creator

University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Physics

Published

Berkeley, CA, University of California, Berkeley, Dept. of Physics, October 9, 2017

Full Collection Name

Physics Colloquia

Type

Video

Format

Lecture.

Extent

1 streaming video file

Other Physical Details

digital, sd., col.

Archive

Physics Library

Note

Recorded at a colloquium held on October 9, 2017, sponsored by the Dept. of Physics, University of California, Berkeley.

originally produced as an .mts file in 2017

Speakers: Dung-Hai Lee.

Collection

Physics Colloquia

Tracks

colloquia/10-9-17Lee.mp4 01:01:11

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