New Superconductors: From Granular to High Tc

Research Fellow in Historical Linguistics Guy Deutscher

  • 出版商: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
  • 出版日期: 2006-08-04
  • 售價: $1,150
  • 貴賓價: 9.8$1,127
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 244
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9810230893
  • ISBN-13: 9789810230890

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How new are the high Tc superconductors, as compared to the conventional low Tc ones? In what sense are these oxides different from regular metals in their normal state? How different is the mechanism for high Tc superconductivity from the well-known electronphonon interaction that explains so well superconductivity in metals and alloys? What are the implications of the new features of the high Tc oxides for their practical applications? This interesting book aims to provide some answers to those questions, drawing particularly on similarities between the high Tc oxides and granular superconductors, which also present a short coherence length and a small superfluid density.

Table of Contents

  • Superfluidity
  • Coherence Length, Penetration Depth and Critical Temperature
  • The Phase Transition
  • Phase Diagrams
  • Gap, Symmetry and Pseudo-Gap
  • Basics on Vortices
  • Cuprate Superconductors Under Strong Fields
  • From Fundamentals to Applications
  • HTS Conductors and Their Applications