Light-induced superconductivity in metallic K3C60

A. Cantaluppi, M. Mitrano, D. Nicoletti, S. Kaiser, A. Perucchi, S. Lupi, P. Di Pietro, D. Pontiroli, M. Riccò, S. R. Clark, D. Jaksch, A. Cavalleri

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Resonant excitation of local molecular vibrations at mid-infrared wavelengths is shown to induce a transient superconducting state in the organic superconductor K3C60 for temperatures far above the equilibrium critical temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016
Subtitle of host publicationPart F20-UP 2016
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Print)9781943580187
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2016
EventInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016 - Santa Fe, USA United States
Duration: 17 Jul 201622 Jul 2016


ConferenceInternational Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, UP 2016
CountryUSA United States
CitySanta Fe

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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