The New Superconductors / Edition 1

The New Superconductors / Edition 1

by Frank J. Owens, Charles P. Poole Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 030645453X

ISBN-13: 9780306454530

Pub. Date: 10/31/1996

Publisher: Springer US

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306454530
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
10/31/1996
Series:
Selected Topics in Superconductivity Series
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

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.

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