Superconducting Rectifiers

  • J. R. Purcell
  • E. G. Payne
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 6)

Abstract

The theory of superconducting rectification is based upon “resistance switching.” A superconducting element can be shifted from a superconducting state (zero resistance) to a normal state (resistive) and back again by varying the intensity of a magnetic field surrounding the element.

Keywords

Liquid Helium Superconducting State Resistance Switching Cryogenic Engineer Cross Section Perimeter 
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    V. D. Arp and R.H. Kropschot, “Superconducting Magnets,” AdYances in Cryogenic Engineering, Vol. 6. K.D. Timmerhaus, (ed.), Plenum Press, Inc., New York (1961).Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Purcell
    • 1
  • E. G. Payne
    • 1
  1. 1.CEL National Bureau of StandardsBoulderUSA

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