Journal of Superconductivity

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 653–654 | Cite as

PrBa2Cu3O7: A new superconductor

  • Howard A. Blackstead
  • John D. Dow


PrBa2Cu3O7 superconducts, provided Pr is kept off Ba-sites — experimentally confirming the prediction of the oxygen model and indicating that superconductivity originates in the chains, not in the planes.

Key words

PrBa2Cu3O7 new superconductor 


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    H. A. Blackstead and J. D. Dow, Pis'ma Zh. Eksperim. Teor. Fiz.59, 262 (1994); and in “Proc. 2nd Internatl. Symp. Quantum Confinement Physics and Applications, ed. M. Cahay et al.94-17, (Electrochem. Soc., Pennington, NJ, 1994), pp. 408–418; 419–427.Google Scholar
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    H. A. Blackstead, D. B. Chrisey, J. D. Dow, J. S. Horwitz, A. E. Klunzinger, and D. B. Pulling, Physica C235–240, 1539 (1994).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard A. Blackstead
    • 1
  • John D. Dow
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Notre DameNotre Dame
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsArizona State UniversityTempe

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