Structure and superconductivity of iodine-intercalated Bi2Sr4Cu2CO3Oz

Y. Muraoka, H. Nameki, M. Kikuchi, S. Awaji, N. Kobayashi, Y. Syono

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Iodine intercalation of a bismuth oxycarbonate, Bi2Sr4Cu2CO3Oz was successfully made. Expansion along the c-axis due to intercalation was estimated to be 3.6 Å per half of the c-dimension in the host material, showing that a stage-1 compound was yielded. Interestingly, the semiconductor host material became superconducting with Tc=23 K due to intercalation. This result can be explained as hole doping from the intercalated iodine to the CuO2 sheet of the pristine compound.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-213
Number of pages5
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 10 1994
Externally publishedYes

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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