Superconductivity

Hardcover | July 26, 2007

byCharles P. Poole, Horacio A. Farach, Richard J. Creswick

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Superconductivity, 2E 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 graphicsfrom 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.This book covers the whole field of superconductivity from both the theoretical and the experimental point of view. - Comprehensive coverage of the field of superconductivity- Very up-to date on magnetic properties, fluxons, anisotropies, etc.- Over 2500 references to the literature - Long lists of data on the various types of superconductors

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Superconductivity, 2E 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 graphicsfrom all areas of the published literature. Widely used theoretical approaches are explained in detail. Topics of special i...

Charles P. Poole, Jr., professor emeritus in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of South Carolina, Fellow of the American Physical Society and the EPR/ESR Society, Editor of Handbook of Superconductivity and Encyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics. He passed away in 2015.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:670 pages, 9.45 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:July 26, 2007Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0120887614

ISBN - 13:9780120887613

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Properties of the Normal State
Chapter 2. Phenomenon of Superconductivity
Chapter 3. Classical Superconductors
Chapter 4. Thermodynamic Properties
Chapter 5. Magnetic Properties
Chapter 6. Ginzburg-Landau Theory
Chapter 7. BCS Theory
Chapter 8. Cuprate Crystallographic Structures
Chapter 9. Unconventional Superconductors
Chapter 10. Hubbard Models and Band Structure
Chapter 11. Type I Superconductors and the Intermediate State
Chapter 12. Type II Superconductivity
Chapter 13. Irreversible Properties
Chapter 14. Magnetic Penetration Depth
Chapter 15. Energy Gap and Tunneling
Chapter 16. Transport Properties
Chapter 17. Spectroscopic Properties

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Praise for the previous edition:
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