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Magnetism pp 235-253 | Cite as

Superconductivity

  • Étienne du Trémolet de Lacheisserie
  • Damien Gignoux
  • Michel Schlenker

Abstract

Superconductiviy is a quantum phenomenon. It shows up through strange physical properties which arouse curiosity but also lead to interesting applications. The presence of superconductivity in a book on magnetism is justified: first, because superconductor substances are generally strongly diamagnetic, but also because superconductors are used both to generate relatively intense magnetic fields (superconducting magnets), and to detect very weak magnetic inductions (SQUIDs).

Keywords

Critical Current Josephson Junction Cooper Pair Flux Quantum Superconducting Wire 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Étienne du Trémolet de Lacheisserie
    • 1
  • Damien Gignoux
    • 2
  • Michel Schlenker
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratoire Louis NéelCNRSGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.Joseph Fourier University of GrenobleFrance
  3. 3.Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Technical University)France

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