Oxide Superconductors


Oxide Superconductors

Srijita Basumallick

Unlike conductors and semiconductors, super conducting materials are relatively rare. Again, these materials exhibit super conductivity only at low temperature. In this chapter, an attempt has been made to present a brief historical background of discovery of super conductors. This is followed by presentation of unusual magnetic properties of super conducting materials, type 1 and type 2 super conducting materials, theories and hypothesis proposed to explain these properties of super conducting materials. Crystal structure of super conducting materials have been discussed.

Type 1 Superconductor, Type 2 Superconductor, Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide, Cooper Pair, Meissner Effect

Published online 10/5/2022, 13 pages

Citation: Srijita Basumallick, Oxide Superconductors, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 132, pp 166-178, 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644902110-9

Part of the book on Superconductors

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