SUPERCONDUCTIVITY IN A TRANSITION METAL BORIDE
Discovery of superconductivity at 39K in MgB2

Jun Akimitsu of Aoyama-Gakuin University
in Tokyo and co-workers announced their discovery at the
Symposium on Transition Metal Oxides held in

Sendai in 10 January 2001.

Postdeadline Session on

MgB2 Superconductivity
Monday, March 12, 2001
Westin Hotel, Grand Ballroom II
Seattle, Washington