The New Superconductors

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Oktober 1996



In The New Superconductors, Frank J. Owens and Charles P. Poole, Jr., offer a descriptive, non-mathematical presentation of the latest superconductors and their properties for the non-specialist. Highlights of this up-to-date text include chapters on superfluidity, the latest copper oxide types, fullerenes, and prospects for future research. The book also features many examples of commercial applications; an extensive glossary that defines superconductivity terms in clear language; and a supplementary list of readings for the interested lay reader.


The Discovery of High Temperature Superconductivity. Conductivity and Magnetism. The Superconducting State. Superfluidity. Explanations of Superconductivity. The Classical Superconductors. Fullerenes. The New High Temperature Superconductors. Magnets and Their Uses. Wires and Films. Further Applications. Future Prospects. Appendix A: Units and Conversion Factors. Appendix B: Symbols and Abbreviations. Appendix C: Elements and Their Symbols. Appendix D: Glossary of Terms. Index.


Frank J. Owens, PhD, is a senior research scientist of the U.S. Army's Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center, and a professor of physics in the graduate school of Hunter College of the City University of New York.Both authors are Fellows of the American Physical Society.


`A good introduction to this field.'
d IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine (1998)

EAN: 9780306454530
ISBN: 030645453X
Untertitel: 'Selected Topics in Superconductivity'. 1996. Auflage. Book. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1996
Seitenanzahl: 216 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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