Superconductivity in Ce- and U-based "122" heavy-fermion compounds

Oliver Stockert*, Stefan Kirchner, Frank Steglich, Qimiao Si

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This review discusses the heavy-fermion superconductivity in Ce- and U-based compounds crystallizing in the bodycentered tetragonal ThCr 2Si 2 structure. Special attention will be paid to the theoretical background of these systems which are located close to a magnetic instability.

Original languageEnglish
Article number11001
JournalJournal of the Physical Society of Japan
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2012


  • Cerium
  • Heavy-fermion superconductivity
  • Quantum phase transition
  • Uranium


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