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On the nature of filamentary superconductivity in
metal-doped hydrocarbon organic materials


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High temperature superconductivity in K-doped
1,2:8,9-dibenzenopentacene (C30H18) has been recently reported
[1] with Tc = 33 K, the highest among organic superconductors
at ambient pressure. Here we report on our
search for superconductivity in K, Ba, and Ca-doped hydrocarbon
organic materials. We find that Ba-anthracene
(C14H10) and K-Picene (C22H14) show features characteristics
of superconducting state, although very weak. The
data suggests that Ba-anthracene might be a new organic
superconductor with Tc ~35 K.








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23 - 9 - 2014
27 - 7 - 2014
3 - 1 - 2015


  • Materials Science and Technology Division,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
  • Materials Science and Technology Division,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
  • Materials Science and Technology Division,
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA


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