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1st Edition

Superfluidity and Superconductivity

ISBN 9780750300339
Published January 1, 1990 by CRC Press
240 Pages

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Book Description

Superfluidity and Superconductivity, Third Edition introduces the low-temperature phenomena of superfluidity and superconductivity from a unified viewpoint. The book stresses the existence of a macroscopic wave function as a central principle, presents an extensive discussion of macroscopic theories, and includes full descriptions of relevant experimental results throughout. This edition also features an additional chapter on high-temperature superconductors. With problems at the end of most chapters as well as the careful elaboration of basic principles, this comprehensive survey of experiment and theory provides an accessible and invaluable foundation for graduate students studying low-temperature physics as well as senior undergraduates taking specialized courses.

Table of Contents

Superfluids: An Introduction
Condensates and Excitations
Helium II: The Two-Fluid Model
Microscopic Theory of Superconductivity
Superconductors: Electrodynamics and Tunneling
Vortex States
Josephson Effects
Ginzburg-Landau Theory
Superfluidity in T3He
Superfluidity and Superconductivity in Other Systems
High-Temperature Superconductivity

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