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Definition of the noun Superconductor

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noun - plural: superconductors

  1. A substance that has no resistance to conducting an electric current


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Google previewGravity (2012)

How the Weakest Force in the Universe Shaped Our Lives by Brian Clegg

A superconductor is a material that has no electrical resistance, allowing current to flow through it without restraint.

One of the defining features of a superconductor is that it excludes any magnetic field from within the superconductor as it ...

Google previewAC Loss and Macroscopic Theory of Superconductors (2001)

by W.J. Carr, Jr.

Introduction and History A filamentary superconductor is a composite conductor consisting of superconducting filaments embedded in a normal-metal matrix where, typically, the filament diameter is in the range of 1 to 100 /im, but can be as ...

Google previewThe Principles of Electronic and Electromechanic Power Conversion (2013)

A Systems Approach by Braham Ferreira, Wim van der Merwe

A superconductor is a metal or ceramic which has a special property that its resistance falls to zero when cooled below a critical temperature. For most known materials, the critical temperature is in the region of absolute zero, that is, 0 K or ...

Google previewUltracold Quantum Fields (2008)

by Henk T. C. Stoof, Dennis B. M. Dickerscheid, Koos Gubbels

reveals that a superconductor is a perfect diamagnet because any applied magnetic field is completely expelled from its interior. It took almost fifty years before John Bardeen, Leon Cooper, ...

Google previewCase Studies in Superconducting Magnets (2009)

Design and Operational Issues by Yukikazu Iwasa

First, the superconductor is an isolated single Bean slab, and its Jc is field- independent. Second, the external magnetic field applied is uniform and points in a special direction: parallel to the surfaces of a Bean slab that define its thickness (2a) ...

Google previewInvitation to Contemporary Physics (2004)

by Quang Ho-Kim, Narendra Kumar, Harry C. S. Lam

That such relatively small energy scales should emerge giving a robust superconductor is an amazing consequence of macroscopic quantum coherence . The BCS pairing theory with phonon mediated attraction explains many of the puzzles ...

Google previewFlux Pinning in Superconductors (2014)

by Teruo Matsushita

One of the features of superconductivity is that the electric resistance of a material suddenly drops to zero as the temperature decreases through a transition point; such a material is called superconductor. Advantage is taken of this property in ...

Google previewSuperconductivity Today (1999)

by T.V. Rammakrishnan, C.N.R. Rao

The superconductor is a distinct phase of matter, with characteristic thermodynamic and other physical properties. Some of these are dealt with in Sections 2.3 and 2.4. We then introduce two sets of phenomena peculiar to a superconductor, ...

Google previewRecent Developments in Superconductivity Research (2007)

by Barry P. Martins

This, however, does not mean that to synthesize a room-temperature superconductor is an easy task. The discovery of ceramic-based high temperature superconductors (HTS) during 1980's opened the possibility of applying the technology to ...

Google previewScience in Seconds (2013)

200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant by Hazel Muir

' -' A Superconductivity superconductor is a material that ...

Google previewThe New Superconductors (1996)

by Frank J. Owens, Charles P. Poole Jr.

A superconductor is a metal that conducts electricity without a loss in energy, hence without any cost to the user. Previous materials could perform in this manner only at much lower temperatures—temperatures difficult to reach and expensive ...

Google previewAnnual Industrial Capabilities Report to Congress, March 2006

YBCO 2G superconductor is an enabling technology for defense applications which ...

Google previewKrishan's Engineering Physics Vol-2

A room temperative superconductor is a material yet to be discovered. The phenomenon of superconductivity was first discovered by Dutch physicist H. Kamerlingh Onnes of Leiden University in 191 1 during the investigation of variation of ...

Google previewSuperconductivity (2014)

by Charles P. Poole Jr., Horacio A. Farach, Richard J. Creswick, Ruslan Prozorov

A perfect superconductor is a material that exhibits two characteristic properties, namely zero electrical resistance and perfect diamagnetism, when it is cooled below a particular temperature Tc, called the critical temperature.

Google previewLong Ago, Far Away (2011)

by Murray Leinster

A superconductor is a material which has no electrical resistance whatever. In current Earth science tin and mercury and a few alloys could be made into superconductors by being cooled below 18° Kelvin, or four hundred odd degrees ...

Google previewInhomogeneous Superconductors (1994)

Granular and Quantum Effects by Eugen Simanek

Superconductivity in isolated grains The basic building block of a granular superconductor is a small superconducting particle (grain) of a size that can range from about ten to a thousand A. It is perhaps useful first to examine the role played ...

Google previewConcepts of Particle Physics (1986)

by Kurt Gottfried, Victor F. Weisskopf

A superconductor is a system of charged particles in interaction with the electromagnetic field, and therefore its Hamiltonian is gauge invariant; ...

Google previewThe Particle Odyssey (2004)

A Journey to the Heart of Matter by F. E. Close, Frank Close, Michael Marten, Christine Sutton

A superconductor is a material in which electric currents can flow with practically no resistance, provided the temperature is extremely low - typically a few degrees above absolute zero. Superconducting magnets have two major advantages ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Magnetic and Superconducting Materials (2005)

by K.H.J. Buschow

The iron plate below the permanent magnet is used to focus the magnetic flux on the superconductor. (a) Cooling of the YBCO disk in a large distance from the permanent magnet (zero-field cooling). If the distance is reduced, a repulsive force ...

Google previewDictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering (2013)

by Ian J. McColm

1-2-3 superconductor. Noun. High-temperature, ceramic superconductors based on yttrium barium copper oxide in the ratio Y, or other lanthanide, 1, barium, 2, and copper, 3; typical transition temperatures to the superconducting state are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

A process occurring at the interface between a normal conductor of electricity and a *superconductor, in which charge is...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Science and Technology in Modern China (2015)

by Lawrence R. Sullivan, Nancy Y. Liu

Employing a variety of systems developed by IEE using American superconductor HTS wire, the experiment involved several components. These included a superconductor fault current limiter to serve as a high-voltage surge protector; ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Health (2003)

by David Worthington

superconductor. Any material through which an electriccurrentcanbepassed without loss of energy due to resistance.Inpracticaltermsonly certain pure metals or alloys at temperaturesapproaching ABSOLUTE ZERO have been demonstrated ...

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