Volume 85, Number 2, January 2009
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure, Electrical, Magnetic and Optical Properties|
|Published online||30 January 2009|
Evolution of superconductivity from a charge-density-wave ground state in pressurized (Per)2[ Au(mnt)2]
Physics/NHMFL Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA
2 Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear/CFMCUL - Estrada Nacional No. 10, P-2686-953 Sacavém, Portugal, EU
3 National Institute of Materials Science - Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0003 Japan
Corresponding author: email@example.com
Accepted: 23 December 2008
By suppressing the charge density wave ground state in the highly one-dimensional organic conductor (Per)2[ Au(mnt)2] with quasi-hydrostatic pressure, a superconducting (SC) phase is established above a pressure of 5 kbar. The onset of superconductivity is approximately 300 mK and the upper critical field (perpendicular to the perylene stacking axis) is 50 mT. The new CDW-SC phase diagram is compared with pressure-induced density wave-SC transitions in other organic compounds.
PACS: 71.20.Rv – Polymers and organic compounds / 71.45.Lr – Charge-density-wave systems / 74.62.Fj – Pressure effects
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