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High-Temperature Superconducting Materials Science and Engineering

New Concepts and Technology

  • 1st Edition - February 1, 1995
  • Editor: Donglu Shi
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 4 2 1 5 1 - 3
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 3 4 1 7 - 6

This book explores the fascinating field of high-temperature superconductivity. Basic concepts–including experimental techniques and theoretical issues–are discussed in a clear,… Read more

High-Temperature Superconducting Materials Science and Engineering

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This book explores the fascinating field of high-temperature superconductivity. Basic concepts–including experimental techniques and theoretical issues–are discussed in a clear, systematic manner. In addition, the most recent research results in the measurements, materials synthesis and processing, and characterization of physical properties of high-temperature superconductors are presented. Researchers and students alike can use this book as a comprehensive introduction not only to superconductivity but also to materials-related research in electromagnetic ceramics.

Special features of the book:

presents recent developments in vortex-state properties, defects characterization, and phase equilibrium

introduces basic concepts for experimental techniques at low temperatures and high magnetic fields

provides a valuable reference for materials-related research

discusses potential industrial applications of high-temperature superconductivity

includes novel processing technologies for thin film and bulk materials

suggests areas of research and specific problems whose solution can make high-Tc superconductors a practical reality