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100 Years of Superconductivity by Horst Rogalla,Peter H. Kes PDF

By Horst Rogalla,Peter H. Kes

Even 100 years after its discovery, superconductivity maintains to deliver us new surprises, from superconducting magnets utilized in MRI to quantum detectors in electronics. 100 Years of Superconductivity offers a entire selection of subject matters on approximately all of the subdisciplines of superconductivity. Tracing the historic advancements in superconductivity, the e-book contains contributions from many pioneers who're answerable for vital steps ahead within the field.

The textual content first discusses attention-grabbing tales of the invention and slow development of concept and experimentation. Emphasizing key advancements within the early Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, the ebook appears to be like at how superconductivity began to permeate society and the way such a lot of today’s purposes are in line with the techniques of these years. It additionally explores the real revolution that happened with the invention of extreme temperature superconductors, resulting in rising functions in strength garage and fusion reactors.

Superconductivity has turn into an enormous box and this full-color ebook indicates how a long way it has are available in the previous a hundred years. in addition to reviewing major learn and experiments, top scientists proportion their perception and stories operating during this intriguing and evolving area.

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