Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. T. Kobayashi
    Pages 1-4
  3. S. Kuriki, S. Hirano, A. Maeda, T. Kiss
    Pages 5-52
  4. S. Ohshima, K. Tanabe, T. Morishita, M. Tonouchi
    Pages 53-102
  5. M. Tonouchi, G. Oya, Y. Matsuda, K. Kumagai
    Pages 103-140
  6. K. Enpuku, S. Kuriki, S. Tanaka
    Pages 141-184
  7. H. Itozaki, K. Sakuta, T. Kobayashi, K. Enpuku, N. Kasai, Y. Fujinawa et al.
    Pages 185-248
  8. T. Kobayashi, S. Oda, O. Michikami, T. Terashima
    Pages 249-291

About this book


Understanding the nature of vortices in high-Tc superconductors is a crucial subject for research on superconductive electronics, especially for superconducting interference devices (SQUIDs), it is also a fundamental problem in condensed-matter physics. Recent technological progress in methods for both direct and indirect observation of vortices, e.g. scanning SQUID, terahertz imaging, and microwave excitation, has led to new insights into vortex physics, the dynamic behavior of vortices in junctions and related questions of noise. This book presents the current status of research activity and provides new information on the applications of SQUIDs, including magnetocardiography, immunoassays, and laser-SQUID microscopes, all of which are close to being commercially available.


High-Temperature Superconductors Materials Technology Superconducting SQUID Vortex Electronics electronics HTS laser magnetocardiography material nature noise physics research SQUID Superconductor temperature vortices

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