Superconductivity at 250 K in lanthanum hydride under high pressures

@article{Drozdov2019SuperconductivityA2,
  title={Superconductivity at 250 K in lanthanum hydride under high pressures},
  author={Alexander P. Drozdov and Panpan Kong and Vasily S. Minkov and S P Besedin and Mikhail A. Kuzovnikov and Shirin Mozaffari and Luis Balicas and Fedor Fedorovich Balakirev and David E. Graf and Vitali B. Prakapenka and Eran Greenberg and Dmitry Knyazev and Marek Tkacz and Mikhail I. Eremets},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2019},
  volume={569},
  pages={528-531}
}
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