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su·per·con·duct

 (so͞o′pər-kən-dŭkt′)
intr.v. su·per·con·duct·ed, su·per·con·duct·ing, su·per·con·ducts
To allow the flow of electric current without resistance. Certain materials superconduct at low temperatures.

su′per·con·duc′tor (-dŭk′tər) n.

superconduct

(ˌsuːpəkənˈdʌkt)
vb (intr)
to conduct electricity very efficiently or without resistance, to act as a superconductor
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The new copper-oxide-based materials superconduct at temperatures as high as 125K, requiring a new mechanism for superconductivity and raising hopes for a room temperature superconductor.
Although researchers have developed 'high-temperature superconductors', even the warmest of them- the cuprates - must be chilled halfway to absolute zero before they will superconduct.
Besides pursuing a phosphorus version of the silicon superconductor, Bustarret and his team are force-feeding elements to other semiconductors--such as aluminum nitride--that they expect to superconduct at higher temperatures.

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