Superconductivity

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December 3, 2019
News Feature
It reveals an abrupt transition in cuprates where particles give up their individuality. The results flip a popular theory on its head.
Illustration of abrupt transition in normal state of a cuprate
November 21, 2019
News Brief
Computer simulations yield a much more accurate picture of these states of matter.
Illustration of a Monte Carlo simulation
September 26, 2019
News Feature
The Hubbard model, used to understand electron behavior in numerous quantum materials, now shows us its stripes, and superconductivity too, in simulations for cuprate superconductors.
Diagram of electrons moving to neighboring atoms in Hubbard model
September 20, 2019
News Feature
Early career award recognizes Mitrano’s work in ultrafast X-ray scattering.
Matteo Mitrano
September 16, 2019
News Feature
Two projects will look for ways to link individual quantum devices into networks for quantum computing and ultrasensitive detectors.
QIS microantenna
August 28, 2019
Press Release
Made with ‘Jenga chemistry,’ the discovery could help crack the mystery of how high-temperature superconductors work.
Illustration of 'Jenga chemistry' step of making new superconductor
August 16, 2019
News Feature
The studies could lead to a new understanding of how high-temperature superconductors operate.
fluctuating charge stripes
April 10, 2019
News Feature
In the decade since LCLS produced its first light, it has pushed boundaries in countless areas of discovery.
Undulator Hall
November 1, 2018
News Feature
Revealed for the first time by a new X-ray laser technique, their surprisingly unruly response has profound implications for designing and controlling materials.
Illustration of laser light setting off vibrations in material
October 31, 2018
News Feature
Two studies led by SLAC and Stanford capture electron 'sound waves' and identify a positive feedback loop that may boost superconducting temperatures.
Illustration of study that reveals how coordinated motions of atoms boost superconductivity

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