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Superconductivity of Metals and Alloys

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ISBN-10: 0738201014

ISBN-13: 9780738201016

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: P. G. De Gennes

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Drawn from the author's introductory course at the University of Orsay, this text is intended to explain the basic knowledge of superconductivity for both experimentalists and theoreticians.
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Book details

List price: $62.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 3/31/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Fundamental Properties
A New Condensed State
Diamagnetism
Absence of Low Energy Excitations
Two Kinds of Superconductors
Magnetic Properties of First Kind Superconductors
Critical Field of a Long Cylinder
Penetration Depths
Magnetic Properties of a Sample of Arbitrary Shape: Intermediate State
Magnetic Properties of Second Kind Superconductors
Magnetization Curves of a Long Cylinder
Vortex State: Microscopic Description
Nonequilibrium Properties
Description of the Condensed State
Instability of the Normal State in the Presence of an Attractive Interaction
Origin of the Attractive Interaction
Ground State and Elementary Excitations
Calculations at Finite Temperature
The Self-Consistent Field Method
The Bogolubov Equations
Theorems on the Pair Potential and the Excitation Spectrum
The Meissner Effect in Metals and Alloys
Phenomenological Landau-Ginsburg Equations
Introduction
Construction of the Free Energy
Equilibrium Equations
The Two Characteristic Lengths
Situations where /[psi]/ is Constant
Situations where /[psi]/ Varies Spatially
Structure of the Vortex Phase in Strong Fields (H[similar]H[subscript c2])
Microscopic Analysis of the Landau-Ginsburg Equations
Linearized Self-Consistency Equation
Landau-Ginsburg Equations
Surface Problems in the Landau-Ginsburg Region
Effects of Strong Magnetic Fields and of Magnetic Impurities
Relation between Transition Temperature and Time-Reversal Properties
Ergodic versus Nonergodic Behavior-- Gapless Superconductivity
Dirty Superconductors in High Magnetic Fields
Index