Superconductors: Materials, Properties and Applications
by Alexander Gabovich (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 440
Science of superconductivity develops rapidly and new discoveries are expected in the nearest future. The book includes 17 chapters written by noted scientists and young researchers, dealing with various aspects of superconductivity, both theoretical and experimental.
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by Andreas Schmitt - Springer
In this introduction, I discuss theoretical aspects of superfluidity and superconductivity, mostly using a field-theoretical formalism. While the emphasis is on general concepts, I also discuss applications in low-energy and high-energy physics.
by James F. Annett - Oxford University Press
The book provides a basic introduction to one of the most innovative areas in condensed matter physics today. This book includes ample tutorial material, including illustrations, chapter summaries, graded problem sets, and concise examples.
by Helmut Eschrig - University of Technology Dresden
Table of contents: The Solid as a Quantum Many-Body System; Green's Functions; Green's Functions in the Superconducting State; Split-off of High Energy Parts; The Low Energy Equations; Strong Coupling Theory of the Transition Temperature; etc.
Superconductors differ fundamentally in quantum physics behavior from conventional materials in the manner by which electrons move through the material. It is these differences that give rise to the unique properties and performance benefits.