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New Developments

Edited by Alexander Gabovich

Institute of Physics, Ukraine

The chapters included in the book describe recent developments in the field of superconductivity. The book deals with both the experiment and the theory. Superconducting and normal-state properties are studied by various methods. The authors presented investigations of traditional and new materials. In particular, studies of oxides, pnictides, chalcogenides and intermetallic compounds are included. The superconducting order parameter symmetry is discussed and consequences of its actual non-conventional symmetry are studied. Impurity and tunneling effects (both quasiparticle and Josephson ones) are among topics covered in the chapters. Special attention is paid to the competition between superconductivity and other instabilities, which lead to the Fermi surface gapping.

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SuperconductorsNew DevelopmentsEdited by Alexander Gabovich

Published: August 24th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58655

ISBN: 978-953-51-2133-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6382-4

Copyright year: 2015

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13574 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Superconductivity and Physical Properties in the KxMoO2-δ

By L. M. S. Alves, B. S. de Lima, M. S. da Luz and C. A. M. dos Santos


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2. Characterization of the Electronic Structure of Spinel Superconductor LiTi2O4 using Synchrotron X-ray Spectroscopy

By Chi-Liang Chen and Chung-Li Dong


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3. A Fluorine-Free Oxalate Route for the Chemical Solution Deposition of YBa2Cu3O7 Films

By Luis De Los Santos Valladares, Juan Carlos González, Angel Bustamante Domínguez, Ana Maria Osorio Anaya, Henry Sanchez Cornejo, Stuart Holmes, J. Albino Aguiar and Crispin H.W. Barnes


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4. Gap Structures of A-15 Alloys from the Superconducting and Normal-State Break-Junction Tunnelling

By Toshikazu Ekino, Alexander M. Gabovich, Akira Sugimoto, Yuta Sakai and Jun Akimitsu


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5. New Prospective Applications of Heterostructures with YBa2Cu3O7-x

By M. I. Faley, O. M. Faley, U. Poppe, U. Klemradt and R. E. Dunin- Borkowski


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6. High Critical Current Density MgB2

By Wenxian Li and Shi-Xue Dou


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7. Spintronics Driven by Superconducting Proximity Effect

By Guoxing Miao


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8. The Superconducting Order Parameter in High-Tc Superconductors – A Point-Contact Spectroscopy Viewpoint

By M. Tortello and D. Daghero


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9. How to Distinguish the Mixture of Two D-wave States from Pure D-wave State of HTSC

By Peter Brusov and Tatiana Filatova


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10. Measurements of Stationary Josephson Current between High- Tc Oxides as a Tool to Detect Charge Density Waves

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


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11. Impurity Effects in Iron Pnictide Superconductors

By Yuriy G. Pogorelov, Mario C. Santos and Vadim M. Loktev


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12. Theory of Flux Cutting for Type-II Superconducting Plates at Critical State

By Carolina Romero-Salazar and Omar Augusto Hernández-Flores


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