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Thermoelectric Effects in Superconductors

  • Charles M. Falco
  • James C. Garland
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 65)

Abstract

The first measurements of thermoelectricity in superconductors were made by Meissner (1927) who found the Seebeck coefficient S (thermopower) in a superconducting thermocouple to be at least an order of magnitude below the equivalent normal state value. This result was subsequently verified by Borelius et al., (1931); Burton et al., (1935); Keesom and Matthijs (1938); and Casimir and Rade-maker s (1947). In 1953, Pullan showed unequivocally that the thermopower of a super-conductor decreased at Tc by at least four decades.

Keywords

Magnetic Flux Tunnel Junction Charge Imbalance Thermoelectric Effect Ring Geometry 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles M. Falco
    • 1
  • James C. Garland
    • 2
  1. 1.Solid State Science DivisionArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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