Inhomogeneous Superconductors: Granular and Quantum Effects

Hardcover | December 1, 1984

byEugen Simanek

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Two topics in the forefront of superconductor research--superconductor-insulator transition in thin films and vortex tunneling in granular, bulk, and high temperature superconductors--have never before been given a unified and deductive treatment. This monograph and text provides amuch-needed, comprehensive introduction to the theory of quantum fluctuations in inhomogenous superconducting materials. It be will be of great use to students and researchers in disciplines such as superconductivity, many-body systems, phase transitions, submicron physics, and surfacescience.

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Two topics in the forefront of superconductor research--superconductor-insulator transition in thin films and vortex tunneling in granular, bulk, and high temperature superconductors--have never before been given a unified and deductive treatment. This monograph and text provides amuch-needed, comprehensive introduction to the theory o...

Eugen Simanek is at University of California, Riverside.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.57 × 6.3 × 1.06 inPublished:December 1, 1984Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195078284

ISBN - 13:9780195078282

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Dynamics and Fluctuations of the Order Parameter3. Phase Transitions in Regular Arrays without Dissipation4. Quantum Effects and Ohmic Dissipation in Junctions5. Microscopic Theory of Superconductor Tunneling6. Phase Transitions in Dissipative Arrays7. Two-Dimensional Superconductors8. Dynamics and Quantum Tunneling of VorticesAppendicesBibliographyIndex

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"An excellent introduction to the field."--Materials Research Bulletin