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Superconductors

Materials, Properties and Applications

The book includes 17 chapters written by noted scientists and young researchers and dealing with various aspects of superconductivity, both theoretical and experimental. The authors tried to demonstrate their original vision and give an insight into the examined problems. A balance between theory and experiment was preserved at least from the formal viewpoint (9 and 8, respectively). The readers should be warned that many of the problems studied here are far from being solved and are treated on the basis of competing viewpoints. The reason is that such is the state of the art! Science of superconductivity develops rapidly and new unexpected discoveries are expected in the nearest future.

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SuperconductorsMaterials, Properties and ApplicationsEdited by Alexander Gabovich

Published: October 17th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2577

ISBN: 978-953-51-0794-1

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22932 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

24 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations

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1. Field-Induced Superconductors: NMR Studies of λ–(BETS)2FeCl4

By Guoqing Wu and W. Gilbert Clark

1449

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2. X-Ray Spectroscopy Studies of Iron Chalcogenides

By Chi Liang Chen and Chung-Li Dong

1954

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3. Defect Structure Versus Superconductivity in MeB2 Compounds (Me = Refractory Metals) and One-Dimensional Superconductors

By A.J.S. Machado, S.T. Renosto, C.A.M. dos Santos, L.M.S. Alves and Z. Fisk

1099

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4. Improvement of Critical Current Density and Flux Trapping in Bulk High-Tc Superconductors

By Mitsuru Izumi and Jacques Noudem

1825

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5. Superconducting Magnet Technology and Applications

By Qiuliang Wang, Zhipeng Ni and Chunyan Cui

3201

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6. Development and Present Status of Organic Superconductors

By Gunzi Saito and Yukihiro Yoshida

1662

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7. Pseudogap and Local Pairs in High-Tc Superconductors

By Andrei L. Solovjov

1247

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8. Magnetic Texturing of High-Tc Superconductors

By Laureline Porcar, Patricia de Rango, Daniel Bourgault and Robert Tournier

869

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9. Eilenberger Approach to the Vortex State in Iron Pnictide Superconductors

By I. Zakharchuk, P. Belova, K. B. Traito and E. Lähderanta

1307

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10. Effective Models of Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices

By R. De Luca

746

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11. Microwave Absorption by Vortices in Superconductors with a Washboard Pinning Potential

By Valerij A. Shklovskij and Oleksandr V. Dobrovolskiy

967

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12. dc Josephson Current Between an Isotropic and a d-Wave or Extended s-Wave Partially Gapped Charge Density Wave Superconductor

By Alexander M. Gabovich, Suan Li Mai, Henryk Szymczak and Alexander I. Voitenko

1105

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13. Composite Structures of d-Wave and s-Wave Superconductors (d-Dot): Analysis Using Two-Component Ginzburg-Landau Equations

By Masaru Kato, Takekazu Ishida, Tomio Koyama and Masahiko Machida

1320

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14. Flux-Periodicity Crossover from hc/e in Normal Metallic to hc/2e in Superconducting Loops

By Florian Loder, Arno P. Kampf and Thilo Kopp

847

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15. A Description of the Transport Critical Current Behavior of Polycrystalline Superconductors Under the Applied Magnetic Field

By C.A.C. Passos, M. S. Bolzan, M.T.D. Orlando, H. Belich Jr, J.L. Passamai Jr., J. A. Ferreira and E. V. L. de Mello

1080

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16. Path-Integral Description of Cooper Pairing

By Jacques Tempere and Jeroen P.A. Devreese

1267

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17. Theory of Ferromagnetic Unconventional Superconductors with Spin-Triplet Electron Pairing

By Dimo I. Uzunov

987

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