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

By Horst Rogalla,Peter H. Kes

Even 100 years after its discovery, superconductivity keeps to convey us new surprises, from superconducting magnets utilized in MRI to quantum detectors in electronics. 100 Years of Superconductivity provides a complete choice of issues on approximately the entire subdisciplines of superconductivity. Tracing the ancient advancements in superconductivity, the booklet contains contributions from many pioneers who're chargeable for vital steps ahead within the field.



The textual content first discusses attention-grabbing tales of the invention and sluggish development of thought and experimentation. Emphasizing key advancements within the early Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, the ebook appears at how superconductivity began to permeate society and the way so much of today’s functions are in line with the strategies 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 e-book indicates how a ways it has are available in the earlier a hundred years. in addition to reviewing major study and experiments, top scientists proportion their perception and studies operating during this fascinating and evolving area.

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