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superconductivity

sooh per konduhkti vuh tee

  • n  the disappearance of electrical resistance at very low temperatures

  • And that suddenly brings superconductivity into the range of the practical; liquid helium can be replaced as a coolant by liquid nitrogen, which makes the transition from a gas at .
  • Although he never went to college, he founded a new field of physics based on the superconductivity of certain alloys.
  • The effort is crucial because the cost of superconductivity drops as temperature rises.
News & Articles

  • 'Superconductivity: Discoveries and Discoverers'
    ( Springer ) The work of ten great scientists is presented in the new book Superconductivity: Discoveries and Discoverers -- Ten Physics Nobel Laureates Tell Their Story. The author Kristian Fossheim describes who they were and are, their personal background and how they achieved their outstanding results and took their prominent place in science history. The book follows one of physics and ...
    June 14, 2013 - EurekAlert!
Quotes

  • Samuel Bodman in Business Wire (press release)
    This project demonstrates the potential role for superconductivity in modernizing our electricity system,said Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman. "This new development allows power lines to increase capacity in congested urban areas...
  • David Eckstein in PhysOrg.com
    The presence of this well-defined interface obviously perturbs the superconductivity,Eckstein said. "So these results can provide a new test for theories of high-temperature superconductivity."

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