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Summary and Remarks

  • Shigeji Fujita
  • Kei Ito
  • Salvador Godoy
Chapter

The six major properties of a superconductor are: zero resistance, sharp phase change, Meissner effect, flux quantization, Josephson effects, and excitation-energy gaps. These properties all arise from the motion of a supercondensate in the conductor below the critical temperature \(T_{c}\). In the present text we have examined these and other properties from a quantum statistical mechanical point of view.

Keywords

Critical Temperature Fermi Surface Critical Current Critical Field Cooper Pair 
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References

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    F. B. Silsbee and J. Wash, Acad. Sci. 6, 597 (1916).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsState University of New YorkBuffaloUSA
  2. 2.National Center for UniversityTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of FísicaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMéxicoMéxico

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