Superconductivity in MgB2

Takahiro Muranaka, Jun Akimitsu

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We review superconductivity in MgB2 in terms of crystal and electronic structure, electron-phonon coupling, two-gap superconductivity and application. Finally, we introduce the development of new superconducting materials in related compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-394
Number of pages10
JournalZeitschrift fur Kristallographie
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Electron-phonon coupling
  • Magnesium boride
  • Superconductivity
  • Two-gap superconductivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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