APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, vol.94, no.14, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
We report superconductivity in Mg-doped InN grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Superconductivity phase transition temperature occurs T-c=3.97 K as determined by magnetoresistance and Hall resistance measurements. The two-dimensional (2D) carrier density of the measured sample is n(2D)=9x10(14) cm(-2) corresponding to a three-dimensional (3D) electron density of n(3D)=1.8x10(19) cm(-3) which is within the range of values between Mott transition and the superconductivity to metal transition. We propose a plausible mechanism to explain the existence of the superconductivity in terms of a uniform distribution of superconducting InN nanoparticles or nanosized indium dots forming microscopic Josephson junctions in the heavily compensated insulating bulk InN matrix.