underdope

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

under- +‎ dope

Verb[edit]

underdope (third-person singular simple present underdopes, present participle underdoping, simple past and past participle underdoped)

  1. (physics) To dope at less than the optimal level for superconductivity
    • 2009 January 15, Takeshi Kondo, Rustem Khasanov, Tsunehiro Takeuchi, J, “Competition between the pseudogap and superconductivity in the high-Tc copper oxides”, in Nature, volume 457, number 7227, DOI:10.1038/nature07644:
      We note that this range shrinks with underdoping.