A mysterious superconductor’s wave could reveal the physics behind the materials

High-temperature superconductors exhibit a phase of matter called a ‘pair-density wave’

High-temperature superconductor

High-temperature superconductors can exhibit unusual behavior, for example, levitating above a magnet. Now, scientists have found a feature called a pair-density wave in the materials.

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