Band structure and properties of superconducting MgB2 and related compounds (A review)

@article{Ivanovskii2003BandSA,
  title={Band structure and properties of superconducting MgB2 and related compounds (A review)},
  author={Alexander L. Ivanovskii},
  journal={Physics of the Solid State},
  year={2003},
  volume={45},
  pages={1829-1859}
}
  • A. L. Ivanovskii
  • Published 1 October 2003
  • Physics, Materials Science
  • Physics of the Solid State
This paper presents an overview of the current state of the art in research into the electronic structure and properties of a new superconductor, namely, MgB2, and a large number of related compounds by computational methods of the band theory. Consideration is given to the specific features of the surface states of magnesium diboride, the electron and hole doping effects in this compound, and the concentration dependences of the band structure and the properties of Mg1−xMexB2 and MgB2−yXy… 
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