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Superconductivity is an encyclopedic treatment of all aspects of the subject, from classic materials to "fullerenes". Emphasis is on balanced coverage, with a comprehensive reference list and significant graphics from all areas of the published literature. Widely used theoretical approaches are explained in detail. Topics of special interest include high temperature superconductors, spectroscopy, critical states, transport properties, and tunneling. Features: * Extensive and detailed tables of properties * Substantial art program * In-depth treatment of bucky balls (fullerenes) * Excellent chapter on spectroscopy
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Product details

  • Paperback | 620 pages
  • 172.72 x 251.71 x 30.23mm | 1,120.37g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 012561456X
  • 9780125614566

Table of contents

Properties of the normal state; the phenomenon of superconductivty; the classical superconductors; thermodynamic properties; Ginzburg-Landau theory; BCS theory; Perovskite and cuprate crystallographic structures; Hubbard models and band structure; type II superconductivity; magnetic properties; intermediate properties; intermediate and mixed states; critical states; tunneling; transport properties; spectroscopic properties.
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Poole, Farach, and Creswick (PFC) have written a very complete book on superconductivity; they cover a broad spectrum of the properties of conventional metallic and intermetallic superconductors, cuprate superconductors, and fullerenes.--Kara Beauchamp in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS
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