Fundamentals and Properties of Superconductors


Fundamentals and Properties of Superconductors

M. Rizwan, A. Ayub, S. Fatima, I. Ilyas, A. Usman, A. Shoukat

Superconductors are evolutionary materials that have applications in energy harvesting, magnet technology, power generation and transmission, maglev transportation and many more due to its outstanding properties such as zero resistance, perfect conductivity and diamagnetism and Meissner effect. These potential applications are the key behind the boost in superconductor field and research. Properties and exploration of superconductors in depth is very crucial to decide its future and potential in many technologies. Superconductors are a fast field and thus are classified in many categories such as type I and II semiconductors, high and low Tc superconductors based on coherence length and critical temperature respectively.

High Temperature Superconductors, Superconductivity, Landau Theory, Supercurrents, Meissner Effect, Josephson Junction

Published online 10/5/2022, 30 pages

Citation: M. Rizwan, A. Ayub, S. Fatima, I. Ilyas, A. Usman, A. Shoukat, Fundamentals and Properties of Superconductors, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 132, pp 49-78, 2022


Part of the book on Superconductors

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