Metallic Hydrogen: A High-Temperature Superconductor?

Phys. Rev. Lett. 21, 1748 – Published 23 December 1968
N. W. Ashcroft

Abstract

Application of the BCS theory to the proposed metallic modification of hydrogen suggests that it will be a high-temperature superconductor. This prediction has interesting astrophysical consequences, as well as implications for the possible development of a superconductor for use at elevated temperatures.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.21.1748

  • Received 3 May 1968
  • Published in the issue dated 23 December 1968

© 1968 The American Physical Society

Authors & Affiliations

N. W. Ashcroft

  • Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14850

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