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Prof.dr. N. Hussey: Violations of laws, limits and symmetries in one-dimensional Li0.9Mo6O17

When:Th 19-12-2013 14:00 - 15:00


In this talk, I will summarize our Group’s studies exploring the exotic physics of the highly anisotropic, quasi-one-dimensional superconducting metal lithium molybdate (purple bronze). This will cover a number of unusual features including the realization of the Tomonaga-Luttinger liquid state in the bulk and its range of stability, signatures of possible spin-triplet superconductivity and the observation of an unusual field-induced symmetry breaking.