To entry a downloadable pdf of this text, you possibly can go to cenm.ag/superconductors. The knowledge and knowledge introduced within the graphic have been collected and sourced from varied references. One of many references used is an article written by Mishkat Bhattacharya, titled “How Do Superconductors Work? A Physicist Explains What It Means to Have Resistance-Free Electrical energy,” revealed on Dialog on March 24, 2023. One other reference used is an article written by Jamie Durrani, titled “Room Temperature Superconductivity Is Now inside Touching Distance—however It Received’t Change the World But,” revealed on Chemistry World on September 28, 2020.
Moreover, a paper by Zengyi Du, Hui Li, Sang Hyun Joo, Elizabeth P. Donoway, Jinho Lee, J. C. Séamus Davis, Genda Gu, Peter D. Johnson, and Kazuhiro Fujita, titled “Imaging the Power Hole Modulations of the Cuprate Pair-Density-Wave State,” which was revealed in Nature, was additionally referenced to create the graphic. The DOI for this paper is 10.1038/s41586-020-2143-x.
Ethan Siegel’s article, “How Shut Are We to the Holy Grail of Room-Temperature Superconductors?” revealed on Forbes on July 7, 2021, was one other reference utilized for the creation of the graphic.
The collaboration between C&EN and Andy Brunning, the writer of the favored graphics weblog Compound Curiosity, resulted within the creation of this graphic. When you want to discover extra of Andy Brunning’s work, you possibly can go to compoundchem.com. To view all of C&EN’s Periodic Graphics, you possibly can go to cenm.ag/periodicgraphics.