Iron-based layered superconductor La[O1-xFx]FeAs (x= 0.05-0.12) with Tc = 26 K

Yoichi Kamihara, Takumi Watanabe, Masahiro Hirano, Hideo Hosono

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We report that a layered iron-based compound LaOFeAs undergoes superconducting transition under doping with F- ions at the O2- site. The transition temperature (Tc) exhibits a trapezoid shape dependence on the F- content, with the highest Tc of ∼26 K at ∼11 atom %.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3296-3297
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Mar 19
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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