Iron-based layered superconductor: LaOFeP

Yoichi Kamihara, Hidenori Hiramatsu, Masahiro Hirano, Ryuto Kawamura, Hiroshi Yanagi, Toshio Kamiya, Hideo Hosono

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We report superconductivity in an iron-based layered oxy-pnictide LaOFeP. LaOFeP is composed of an alternate stack of lanthanum oxide (La3+O2--) and iron pnictide (Fe2+P3-) layers. Magnetic and electrical resistivity measurements verify the occurrence of the superconducting transition at ∼4 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10012-10013
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Aug 9
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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Kamihara, Y., Hiramatsu, H., Hirano, M., Kawamura, R., Yanagi, H., Kamiya, T., & Hosono, H. (2006). Iron-based layered superconductor: LaOFeP. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128(31), 10012-10013.