Iron-based layered superconductor: LaOFeP

Yoichi Kamihara, Hidenori Hiramatsu, Masahiro Hirano, Ryuto Kawamura, Hiroshi Yanagi, Toshio Kamiya, Hideo Hosono

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We report superconductivity in an iron-based layered oxy-pnictide LaOFeP. LaOFeP is composed of an alternate stack of lanthanum oxide (La3+O2--) and iron pnictide (Fe2+P3-) layers. Magnetic and electrical resistivity measurements verify the occurrence of the superconducting transition at ∼4 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10012-10013
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Aug 9
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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