Superconductivity of Pressure-Stabilized Vanadium Hydrides.

@article{Li2017SuperconductivityOP,
  title={Superconductivity of Pressure-Stabilized Vanadium Hydrides.},
  author={Xiaofeng Li and Feng Peng},
  journal={Inorganic chemistry},
  year={2017},
  volume={56 22},
  pages={
          13759-13765
        }
}
The study of the high-temperature superconductive property in compressed hydrogen (H)-rich hydrides has been motivated by hydrides, which become superconducting at low pressure due to chemical precompression. In the present study, we report the first-principles structure searches for stable vanadium(V) hydrides over a pressure scope 0-200 GPa, where stable unexpected stoichiometries of H-rich V hydrides (e.g., VH3, VH5, and VH8) emerge. These dense H-rich V hydrides are metallic with a strong… 

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