Superconductivity, superfluids and condensates

Paperback | April 8, 2004

byJames F. Annett

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Superconductivity, provides a basic introduction to one of the most innovative areas in condensed matter physics today. This book includes ample tutorial material, including illustrations, chapter summaries, graded problem sets, and concise examples. This book is part of the Oxford Master Series in Condensed Matter Physics.

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Superconductivity, provides a basic introduction to one of the most innovative areas in condensed matter physics today. This book includes ample tutorial material, including illustrations, chapter summaries, graded problem sets, and concise examples. This book is part of the Oxford Master Series in Condensed Matter Physics.

James F. Annett is Professor of Physics at the University of Bristol, UK.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.45 inPublished:April 8, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198507569

ISBN - 13:9780198507567

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Table of Contents

1. Bose-Einstein condensates2. Superfluid helium-43. Superconductivity4. The Ginzburg-Landau model5. The macroscopic coherent state6. The BCS theory of superconductivity7. Superfluid helium-3 and unconventional superconductivityA. Solutions and hints to selected exercises

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"Annett (physics, University of Bristol) covers three main strands in condensed matter physics in this text for senior undergraduate and graduate students. Subjects are developed in a way which gradually builds up key concepts and the necessary mathematical machinery. The book begins with a review of basics of the Bose-Einstein ideal gas before going into techniques of magnetic trapping and cooling of atoms and the discovery of Bose-Einstein condensates in dilute atomic gases. The physical phenomena of superfluidity are then introduced, and the theory of superconductivity is developed in stages, starting with simpler theories and then developing the mathematical concepts of a quantum coherent state. --SciTech Book News