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In the quest for high critical temperature superconductors (HTCS), a new family of iron-based compounds was discovered in 2008, some of them containing arsenic while others, more recently found, contain selenium or tellurium. Our measurements, performed with a system of this latter type, show a relatively small anisotropy of the critical field Hc2 (above which superconductivity disappears), in contrast to the anisotropy expected from the crystalline structure.
Thesis presented October 26, 2010 by Elena Hassinger. PhD thesis available as a pdf file.
Thesis presented October 27, 2006 by Florence Lévy. PhD thesis available as a pdf file.
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