Theory of Superconductivity: A Primer
by Helmut Eschrig
Publisher: IFW Dresden 2008
Number of pages: 58
These lecture notes introduce into the phenomenological and qualitative theory of superconductivity. Nowhere any specific assumption on the microscopic mechanism of superconductivity is made although on a few occasions electron-phonon interaction is mentioned as an example. The theoretical presuppositions are exclusively guided by phenomena and kept to a minimum in order to arrive at results in a reasonably simple manner.
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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.
- U.S. Government Printing Office
As the title suggests, this study attempts to put HTS in perspective, both in terms of competing technologies (e.g., low-temperature superconductors), and in terms of the many technical problems that must be overcome before HTS can be widely used.
by Alexander Gabovich (ed.) - InTech
Science of superconductivity develops rapidly and new discoveries are expected in the nearest future. The book includes 17 chapters written by noted scientists, dealing with various aspects of superconductivity, both theoretical and experimental.
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.