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Hyperconductivity in chilled beryllium metal

  • Author(s): Mueller, FM;
  • Johnson, KA;
  • Medina, WJ;
  • Lewis, HD;
  • Phillips, DS;
  • Hundley, MF;
  • Thompson, JD;
  • Fisk, Z;
  • Jacobson, LA;
  • Maggiore, CJ;
  • Smith, JF;
  • Honig, EM;
  • Gordon, WL;
  • Schirber, JE;
  • Kossowsky, R
  • et al.

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https://doi.org/10.1063/1.103702Creative Commons 'BY' version 4.0 license
Abstract

It is shown that in the vicinity of 77 K beryllium has a superior specific conductance compared with the nominally excellent metallic conductors aluminum and copper. It is concluded that beryllium should be considered for some conduction applications, despite its well known toxicity problems.

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