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Author Wesche, Rainer, 1956-
Title Physical properties of high-temperature superconductors / Rainer Wesche.
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley, [2015]

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Author Wesche, Rainer, 1956-
Subject High temperature superconductors.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; About the Author; Series Preface; Preface; Acknowledgment; List of Tables; Nomenclature; Chapter 1 Brief History of Superconductivity; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Milestones in the Field of Superconductivity; 1.2.1 Early Discoveries; 1.2.2 Progress in the Understanding of Superconductivity; 1.2.3 Discovery of High-Temperature Superconductivity; 1.2.4 Importance of Higher Transition Temperatures for Applications; References; Chapter 2 The Superconducting State; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Electrical Resistance; 2.3 Characteristic Properties of Superconductors.
2.4 Superconductor Electrodynamics2.5 Thermodynamics of Superconductors; References; Chapter 3 Superconductivity: A Macroscopic Quantum Phenomenon; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 BCS Theory of Superconductivity; 3.3 Tunneling Effects; References; Chapter 4 Type II Superconductors; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The Ginzburg-Landau Theory; 4.3 Magnetic Behavior of Type I and Type II Superconductors; 4.4 Critical Current Densities of Type I and Type II Superconductors; 4.5 Anisotropic Superconductors; References; Chapter 5 Cuprate Superconductors: An Overview; 5.1 Introduction.
6.3.4 The Crystal Structures of Tl-based High-Temperature Superconductors6.3.5 The Crystal Structures of Hg-based High-Temperature Superconductors; 6.3.6 Lattice Parameters of Cuprate Superconductors; References; Chapter 7 Empirical Rules for the Critical Temperature; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Relations between Charge Carrier Density and Critical Temperature; 7.3 Effect of the Number of CuO2 Planes in the Copper Oxide Blocks; 7.4 Effect of Pressure on the Critical Temperature; 7.5 Summary; References; Chapter 8 Generic Phase Diagram of Cuprate Superconductors; 8.1 Introduction.
8.2 Generic Phase Diagram of Hole-Doped Cuprate Superconductors8.2.1 Generic Phase Diagram: An Overview; 8.2.2 Symmetry of the Superconducting Order Parameter; 8.2.3 The Pseudogap; 8.3 Summary; References; Chapter 9 Superconducting Properties of Cuprate High-Tc Superconductors; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Characteristic Length Scales; 9.3 Superconducting Energy Gap; 9.4 Magnetic Phase Diagram and Irreversibility Line; 9.5 Critical Current Densities in Cuprate Superconductors; 9.5.1 Definitions of the Critical Current; 9.5.2 Critical Currents in Polycrystalline Cuprate Superconductors.
Summary This book provides an overview of materials aspects of high-temperature superconductors, combining introductory aspects, description of new physics, material aspects and a description of the material properties. This title is suitable for researchers in materials science, physics and engineering and also for technicians interested in the applications of superconductors.
ISBN 9781523115129 (electronic bk.)
1523115122 (electronic bk.)
Publisher # EB00612188 Recorded Books
OCLC # 905600560
Additional Format Print version: Wesche, Rainer, 1956- Physical properties of high-temperature superconductors. Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., [2015] 9781119978817 (DLC) 2015009531

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