This section contains publications and presentations to conferences and workshops concerning the results obtained by the members of the partner institutions within the SUPER-IRON project.

2014 Publications

  • S. Katrych, A. Pisoni, S. Bosma, S. Weyeneth, R. Gaal , N. D. Zhigadlo, J. Karpinski, L. Forró
    L4Fe2As2Te1-xO4-yFy (L=Pr, Sm, Gd): A layered oxypnictide superconductor with Tc up to 45 K
    PHYSICAL REVIEW B 89, 024518  DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.89.024518  Published 31 January 2014


2013 Publications

  • V. Mishev, W. Seeböck, M. Eisterer, K. Iida, F. Kurth, J. Hänisch, E. Reich, B. Holzapfel
    One-dimensional pinning behavior in Co-doped BaFe2As2 thin films
    Applied Physics Letters 103, 232601  DOI: 10.1063/1.4838039 Published 02 december 2013
  • G. Lamura, T. Shiroka, P. Bonfà, S. Sanna, R. De Renzi, C. Baines, H. Luetkens, J. Kajitani, Y. Mizuguchi, O. Miura, K. Deguchi, S. Demura, Y. Takano, M. Putti
    s-wave pairing in the optimally doped LaO0.5F0.5BiS2 superconductor
    Phys. Rev. B 88, 180509(R) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.88.180509 Published 20 November 2013
  • L. Fang, Y. Jia, V. Mishra, C. Chaparro, V.K. Vlasko-Vlasov, A.E. Koshelev, U. Welp, G.W. Crabtree, S. Zhu, N.D. Zhigadlo, S. Katrych, J. Karpinski, W.K. Kwok
    Huge critical current density and tailored superconducting anisotropy in SmFeAsO0.8F0.15 by low-density columnar-defect incorporation
    Nature Comm. 4, 2655 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3655 Published
  • S. Katrych, K. Rogacki, A. Pisoni, S. Bosma, S. Weyeneth, R. Gaal , N. D. Zhigadlo, J. Karpinski, L. Forró
    Pr4Fe2As2Te1-xO4: A layered FeAs-based superconductor
    Phys. Rev. B 87, 180508(R) [4 pages] DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.87.180508 Published 29 May 2013
  • Ricci, F.; Profeta, G
    van der Waals interaction in iron-chalcogenide superconductors
    Phys. Rev. B 87, 184105 [6 pages] DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.87.184105  Published 6 May 2013
  • V. Grinenko, S.-L. Drechsler, M. Abdel-Hafiez, S. Aswartham, A. Wolter, S. Wurmehl, C. Hess, K. Nenkov, G. Fuchs, D.F. Efremov, B. Holzapfel, J. van den Brink, B. Büchner
    Disordered magnetism in superconducting KFe2As2 single crystals
    Phys. Stat. Sol. B Volume:250 Issue:3 Pages:593-598 DOI: 10.1002/pssb.201200805 Published: March 2013
  • Lamura G, Shiroka T, Bonfà P, Sanna S, Bernardini F, De Renzi R, Viennois R, Giannini E, Piriou A, Emery N, Cimberle MR, Putti M.
    A magnetic glassy phase in Fe1+ySexTe1−x single crystals
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 25 156004 [10 pages] DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/25/15/156004 Published: 20 March 2013
  • Monni, M.; Bernardini, F.; Profeta, G.; and Massidda S.
    Theoretical investigation of FeTe magnetic ordering under hydrostatic pressure
    Phys. Rev. B 87, 094516 [7 pages] DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.87.094516 Published: 20 March 2013
  • G. Li, G. Grissonnanche, B. S. Conner, F. Wolff-Fabris, C. Putzke, N. D. Zhigadlo, S. Katrych, Z. Bukowski, J. Karpinski, and L. Balicas
    Vortex lock-in transition and evidence for transitions among commensurate kinked vortex configurations in single-layered Fe arsenides
    Phys. Rev. B 87, 100503(R) [5 pages] DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.87.100503 Published 11 March 2013
  • G. Prando, P. Bonfa, G. Profeta, R. Khasanov, F. Bernardini, M. Mazzani, E. M. Brüning, A. Pal, V. P. S. Awana, H.-J. Grafe, B. Büchner, R. De Renzi, P. Carretta, and S. Sanna
    Common effect of chemical and external pressures on the magnetic properties of RCoPO (R = La, Pr)
    Phys. Rev. B 87, 064401 [11 pages] DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.87.064401 Published: 1 February 2013


2012 Publications

  • Zhigadlo N. D., Weyeneth S., KatrychS., Moll P. J. W., Rogacki K., Bosma S., Puzniak R., Karpinski J., and Batlogg B.
    High pressure flux growth, structural, and superconducting properties of LnFeAsO (Ln = Pr, Nd, Sm) single crystals
    Phys. Rev. B 86, 214509 (2012) [13 pages] DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.86.214509 Published 17 December 2012
  • Caglieris F., Ricci F., Lamura G., Martinelli A., Palenzona A., Pallecchi I., Sala A., Profeta G. and Putti M.
    Theoretical and experimental investigation of magnetotransport in iron chalcogenides
    Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater. 13 054402 2012 DOI:10.1088/1468-6996/13/5/054402 Published 26 NOVEMBER 2012
  • Palenzona, A., Sala, A., Bernini, C., Braccini, V., Cimberle, MR., Ferdeghini, C., Lamura, G., Martinelli, A., Pallecchi, I., Romano, G., Tropeano, M., Fittipaldi, R., Vecchione, A., Polyanskii, A., Kametani, F., Putti, M.
    A new approach for improving global critical current density in Fe(Se0.5Te0.5) polycrystalline materials
    SUPERCONDUCTOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Volume: 25 Issue: 11 Article Number: 115018 DOI: 10.1088/0953-2048/25/11/115018 Published: NOV 2012
  • Pallecchi, I., Tropeano,M., Lamura, G., Pani, M., Palombo, M., Palenzona, A., Putti, M.
    Upper critical fields and critical current densities of Fe-based superconductors as compared to those of other technical superconductors
    PHYSICA C-SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND ITS APPLICATIONS Volume: 482 Pages: 68-73 DOI: 10.1016/j.physc.2012.05.015 Published: NOV 2012
  • Koepernik, K.; Johnston, S.; van Heumen, E.; Huang, Y.; Kaas, J.; Goedkoop, J.; Golden, M.; van den Brink, Jeroen
    Surface adatom conductance filtering in scanning tunneling spectroscopy of Co-doped BaFe2As2 iron pnictide superconductors
    Physical Review Letters 109, 127001 Issue 12 (September 21, 2012), p. 127001 - 127005 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett. 109.127001
  • Bellingeri, E.; Kawale, S.; Braccini, V.; Buzio, R.; Gerbi, A.; Martinelli, A.; Putti, M.; Pallecchi, I.; Balestrino, G.; Tebano, A.; Ferdeghini, C.
    Tuning of the superconducting properties of FeSe0.5Te0.5 thin films through the substrate effect
    SUPERCONDUCTOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Volume: 25 Issue: 8 Article Number: 084022 DOI: 10.1088/0953-2048/25/8/084022 Published: AUG 2012
  • Friederichs, G. M.; Schellenberg, I.; Pöttgen, R.; Duppel,V.; Kienle,L.; Schmedt auf der Günne, J.; Johrendt, D.
    Metastable 11 K superconductor NaFe2As2
    INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 51(15): 8161-7, 2012 AUG 6, DOI:10.1021/ic3005618 Epub 2012 Jul 18
  • Trommler S., Hänisch J., Matias V., Hühne R., Reich E., Iida K., Haindl S., Schultz L. and Holzapfel B.
    Architecture, microstructure and Jc anisotropy of highly oriented biaxially textured Co-doped BaFe2As2 on Fe/IBAD-MgO-buffered metal tapes
    Supercond. Sci. Technol. 25 (2012) 084019 doi:10.1088/0953-2048/25/8/084019 Published: 17 JULY 2012
  • Sanna, A., Profeta, G., Massidda, S., Gross, E. K. U.
    First-principles study of rare-earth-doped superconducting CaFe2As2
    PHYSICAL REVIEW B 86, 014507 DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.86.014507 Published: 9 JULY 2012
  • Martinelli, A.; Palenzona, A.; Putti, M.; Ferdeghini, C.
    Microstructural evolution throughout the structural transition in 1111 oxypnictides
    PHYSICAL REVIEW B Volume: 85 Issue: 22 Article Number: 224534 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.224534 Published: 28 JUN 2012
  • Iadecola, A.; Joseph, B.; Simonelli, L.; Maugeri, L.; Fratini, M.; Martinelli, A.; Palenzona, A.; Putti, M.; Saini, N. L.
    Effect of Ru substitution on atomic displacements in the layered SmFe1-xRuxAsO0.85F0.15 superconductor
    PHYSICAL REVIEW B Volume: 85 Issue: 21 Article Number: 214530 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.214530 Published: 27 JUN 2012
  • Baek S.-H., Grafe H.-J., Hammerath F., Fuchs M., Rudisch C., Harnagea L., Aswartham S., Wurmehl S., van den Brink J. and Buchner B.
    75As NMR-NQR study in superconducting LiFeAs
    Eur. Phys. J. B 85, 159 (2012) DOI: 10.1140/epjb/ e2012-30164-5 Published online 22 MAY 2012
  • Karpinski J.
    High pressure in the synthesis and crystal growth of superconductors and III-N semiconductors
    Philosophical Magazine Vol. 92, Nos. 19–21 (1–21 July 2012), 2662–2685 DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2012.670735 Version of record first published: 19 APR 2012
  • Frankovsky, R., Marchuk, A., Pobel, R., Johrendt, D.
    Synthesis of LaO1−xFxFeAs (x=0–0.15) via solid state metathesis reaction
    SOLID STATE COMMUNICATIONS Volume: 152 Issue: 8 Pages: 632–634 DOI: 10.1016/j.ssc.2011.11.028 Published: APRIL 2012
  • Trommler S., Hühne R., Hänisch J., Reich E., Iida K., Haindl S., Matias V., Schultz L., and Holzapfel B.
    The influence of the buffer layer architecture on transport properties for BaFe1.8Co0.2As2 films on technical substrates
    APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 100, 122602 (2012) doi:10.1063/1.3696888 Published 21 MARCH 2012
  • Hanke T., Sykora S., Schlegel R., Baumann D., Harnagea L., Wurmehl S., Daghofer M., Buchner B., van den Brink J. and Hess C.
    Probing unconventional superconductivity in LiFeAs by quasiparticle interference
    Physical Review Letters, 108, 127001 (2012) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett. 108.127001 Published 19 March 2012
  • Bellingeri, E., Kawale, S., Pallecchi, I., Gerbi, A., Buzio, R., Braccini, V., Palenzona, A., Putti, M., Adamo, M. , Sarnelli, E., Ferdeghini, C.
    Strong vortex pinning in FeSe0.5Te0.5 epitaxial thin film
    APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS Volume: 100 Issue: 8 Article Number: 082601 DOI: 10.1063/1.3688918 Published: 20 FEB 2012
  • Profeta G., Calandra M., Mauri F.
    Phonon-mediated superconductivity in graphene by lithium deposition
    Nature Physics 8, 131–134 (2012) DOI: 10.1038/NPHYS2181 Published online 10 January 2012


2011 Publications

  • Iida Kazumasa, Hänisch J., Schulze M., Aswartham S., Wurmehl S., Büchner B., Schultz L., and Holzapfel B.
    Generic Fe buffer layers for Fe-based superconductors: Epitaxial FeSe1−xTex thin films
    APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 99, issue 20 (November 14, 2011), p. 202503-202503-3 DOI: 10.1063/1.3660257
  • Iida Kazumasa, Hänisch J., Trommler S., Haindl S., Kurth F., Hühne R., Schultz L. and Holzapfel B.
    Thickness dependence of structural and transport properties of Co-doped BaFe2As2 on Fe buffered MgO substrates
    Supercond. Sci. Technol. 24 (2011) 125009(5pp) DOI:10.1088/0953-2048/24/12/125009 Published 4 November 2011


2013 Presentations to Conferences

  • MRS Spring Meeting San Francisco (1-5 April 2013)
    (Invited talk) M. Putti: Exploring the potential of Iron-based Superconductors
    (Oral presentation) M. Eisterer, V. Mishev, W. Seeböck, K. Iida, F. Kurth, J. Hänisch, E. Reich, B. Holzapfel: Limitation of the critical currents in Ba-122 thin films by the in-plane component of the Lorentz force
  • EUCAS 2013 Genova (15-21 September 2013)
    (Invited talk) M. Eisterer, V. Mishev, M. Zehetmayer, M. Nakajima, H. Eisaki: Influence of the magnetic field orientation on the in-plane critical currents in Ba-122 single crystals
    (Oral presentation) Fabian Nitsche, Gina M. Friederichs, Rainer Frankovsky, Dirk Johrendt: Alternative Synthesis Approach towards Iron Pnictides: Soft Chemistry and Metathesis
    (Oral presentation) V. Mishev, M. Zehetmayer, M. Eisterer, M. Nakajima, H. Eisaki, Y. Takano, N.D. Zhigadlo, S. Katrych, J. Karpinski: Study of radiation induced defects in iron based superconducting single crystals
    (Poster presentation) Erwin Wiesenmayer, Andreas Binek, Ursula Pachmayr, Tina Markovic, Markus Dunst, Derya Bessinger, Dirk Johrendt: New Synthetic Route and Synthetic Optimization of Ba1-xKxFe2As2
    (Poster presentation) J. Hecher, M. Eisterer, J.D. Weiss, J. Jiang, F. Kametani, C. Tarantini, E.E. Hellstrom, D.C. Larbalestier: The effect of neutron irradiation on interpreting the inter- and intra-granular currents in fine-grain potassium doped Ba122 polycrystals with high global current density
    (Poster presentation) W. Seeböck, V. Mishev, M. Eisterer, K. Iida, J. Hänisch, B. Holzapfel: One-dimensional pinning behavior in Co-doped BaFe2As2 thin films


2012 Presentations to Conferences

  • Invited talk at MRS Spring Meeting San Francisco
    Symposium I: Recent Advances in Superconductors, Novel Compounds, and High-Tc Materials
  • Talks at IUMRS-ICEM 2012
    Michael Eisterer: Critical Currents in Iron Based Superconductors
    Gianrico Lamura: Interplay between Superconductivity and Magnetism in Iron Based Compounds

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Super IronBased on the Exchange of Letters, JST and EC DG RTD have agreed to establish a new scheme for coordinated funding of Japanese-EU coordinated research projects (see European Community press release IP/09/1844). After consultations between JST and EC DG RTD, “Superconductivity” has been selected as the field of research for the coordinated funding scheme.