A new family of superconducting intercalation compound of Mg xMNCl (M = Zr, Hf)

Hotaka Yagyu, Masatsune Kato, Hiroto Tezuka, Takashi Noji, Shoji Yamanaka, Yoji Koike

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Abstract

We have successfully synthesized a new family of Mg-intercalated superconductor MgxMNCl(M=Zr,Hf) with x≤1.0 using the electrochemical technique. The values of Tc ∼15 K for M=Zr and ∼25 K for M=Hf are almost independent of x even for heavily Mg-intercalated samples of Mg 0.8ZrNCl and Mg1.0HfNCl. Moreover, these values are the same as those of LixMNCl.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S760-S761
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Volume470
Issue numberSUPPL.1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 1

Keywords

  • HfNCl
  • Intercalation
  • Mg
  • Superconductor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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