By Horst Rogalla,Peter H. Kes
Even 100 years after its discovery, superconductivity maintains to deliver us new surprises, from superconducting magnets utilized in MRI to quantum detectors in electronics. 100 Years of Superconductivity provides a finished choice of themes on approximately the entire subdisciplines of superconductivity. Tracing the old advancements in superconductivity, the publication comprises contributions from many pioneers who're chargeable for very important steps ahead within the field.
The textual content first discusses fascinating tales of the invention and sluggish growth of conception and experimentation. Emphasizing key advancements within the early Nineteen Fifties and Sixties, the ebook appears at how superconductivity began to permeate society and the way such a lot of today’s functions are in accordance with the recommendations of these years. It additionally explores the real revolution that happened with the invention of hot temperature superconductors, resulting in rising functions in energy garage and fusion reactors.
Superconductivity has turn into an unlimited box and this full-color booklet indicates how a ways it has are available in the prior a hundred years. in addition to reviewing major examine and experiments, top scientists proportion their perception and stories operating during this interesting and evolving area.
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100 Years of Superconductivity by Horst Rogalla,Peter H. Kes