Iron tetraboride

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Iron tetraboride
IUPAC name
Iron tetraboride
Molar mass 99.0920 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Iron tetraboride (FeB4) is a superhard superconductor consisting of iron and boron. Iron tetraboride does not occur in nature and can be created synthetically.[1][2] Its molecular structure was predicted using computer models.[3]

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  1. ^ Gou, Huiyang (18 April 2013). "Discovery of a superhard iron tetraboride superconductor". Physical Review Letters. 111. arXiv:1304.5106Freely accessible [cond-mat.mtrl-sci]. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.157002. 
  2. ^ Huiyang Gou, Huiyang; Bykova, Elena; Tsirlin, Alexander A.; Kasinathan, Deepa; Schnelle, Walter; Richter, Asta; Merlini, Marco; Hanfland, Michael; Abakumov, Artem M.; Batuk, Dmitry; Van Tendeloo, Gustaaf; Nakajima, Yoichi; Kolmogorov, Aleksey N.; Dubrovinsky, Leonid; et al. (11 October 2013). "Discovery of a Superhard Iron Tetraboride Superconductor". Physical Review Letters. 111 (157002): 157002. arXiv:1304.5106Freely accessible. Bibcode:2013PhRvL.111o7002G. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.157002. PMID 24160619. Retrieved 17 October 2013.  Missing |last2= in Authors list (help)
  3. ^ Rachel Coker (8 October 2013). "First Computer-Designed Superconductor Created". ScienceDaily. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 

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