Superconductivity in HfCuGe2: A non-magnetic analog of the 1111 iron pnictides

Leslie Schoop, Daigorou Hirai, Claudia Felser, R. J. Cava

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Abstract

Bulk superconductivity with a transition temperature Tc = 0.6 K is reported for the intermetallic compound HfCuGe2. HfCuGe 2 is structurally related to the "1111" iron pnictide structure, which hosts a large number of Fe-based superconductors. It can therefore be viewed as a non-magnetic analog to the "1111"-type Fe-based superconductors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number67001
JournalEPL
Volume101
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2013

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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