Today we will have a discussion on "Is there a role of electronic structure calculations in the search for higher Tc superconductors?" To motivate the discussion, below I list the questions that Peter Hirschfeld presented to the Materials Theory session at our program's conference earlier this summer. I offer them as a starting point. We also welcome proposed additions and/or changes. In particular, we welcome request to give any relevant short presentations. I will begin with a short presentation on the experimental programs that are beginning in the US searching for higher Tc superconductors.
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Hirschfeld's Question to Materials Theory Session of Program Conference:
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