Superconducting properties and materials

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  • News & Views |

    Most systems exhibiting topological superconductivity are artificial structures that require precise engineering. Now, a layered material shows tantalizing signs of the phenomenon.

    • Jose L. Lado
    •  & Peter Liljeroth
  • News & Views |

    The non-collinear spin structure and nontrivial Berry curvature of Mn3Ge give rise to a long-range supercurrent in superconductor–Mn3Ge–superconductor lateral Josephson junctions.

    • Su-Yang Xu
    •  & Qiong Ma
    Nature Materials 20, 1306-1307
  • Research Highlights |

    An article in Physical Review Applied reports an architecture based on a ring resonator that supports a network of superconducting qubits with enhanced connectivity and negligible crosstalk.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
  • Research Highlights |

    An article in Physical Review Letters reports a formalism enabling the use of a D-Wave quantum annealer to sample the equilibrium ensemble of dense polymer mixtures.

    • Giulia Pacchioni
  • News & Views |

    Large uniaxial strain drives a sequence of topological phase transitions in the quasi-one-dimensional superconductor TaSe3, paving the way for the reversible control of surface spin currents.

    • Phil D. C. King
    Nature Materials 20, 1046-1047