Item description for Superconductivity by V. L. Ginzburg, E. A. Andryushin, Gabrielle De Cuir, Kathe Mazur, Stefan Rudnicki, Catherine Fowler, George Jones & Scott Silsby...
What is superconductivity? How was it discovered? What are the properties of superconductors, how are they applied now, and how are they likely to become widely used in the near future? These are just some of the questions which this important book sets out to answer. Starting with the discovery of superconductivity over ninety years ago, the book guides the readers through the many years of subsequent exploration, right up to the latest sensational findings. Written in a lively, nontechnical style, this book makes ideal background reading for any school or college level study of superconductivity. The authors, who are leading authorities in the field, paint detailed pictures of the phenomena involved without mathematical formalism, appealing instead to physical intuition.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 9" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Oct 28, 2004
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 981238913X ISBN13 9789812389138
Availability 0 units.
More About V. L. Ginzburg, E. A. Andryushin, Gabrielle De Cuir, Kathe Mazur, Stefan Rudnicki, Catherine Fowler, George Jones & Scott Silsby
Ginzburg, P N Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia.
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correction May 26, 2001
This is not the same book as given in the description. the "paperback edition" is an entirely different book by different authors! This is a treatment of superconductivity which is elementary only to a theoretical physicist.