Study Finds Strongest Evidence Yet That Magnetic Field May Enhance Superconductivity

Release Date: April 14, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Magnetism destroys superconductivity.

Physicists take that premise as gospel.

But according to a 1986 theory initially considered outlandish, superconductivity should reappear in a material if it is oriented precisely in line with a very high magnetic field.

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