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Compound Superconductors

  • Shigeji Fujita
  • Kei Ito
  • Salvador Godoy
Chapter

Compound superconductors exhibit type II magnetic behaviors, and they tend to have higher critical fields than type I superconductors. Otherwise they show the same superconducting behavior. The Abrikosov vortex lines, each consisting of a quantum flux and circulating supercurrents, are explained in terms of a supercondensate made up of condensed pairons. Exchange of optical and acoustic phonons are responsible for type II behavior.

Keywords

Optical Phonon Critical Field Superconducting State Vortex Line Acoustic Phonon 
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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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