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Bernoulli potential in superconductors : how the electrostatic field helps to understand superconductivity / P. Lipavský, Jan Koláček, Klaus Morawetz, Ernst Helmut Brandt, Tzong-Jer Yang.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • xv, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
  • History of the Bernoulli potential.- Basic concepts.- Balance of forces.- Thermodynamical correction.- Phenomenological description.- Non-local corrections.- Extended Ginzburg-Landau theory.- Quasi-neutral limit.- Diamagnetic current at surface.- Diamagnetic currents deep in bulk.- Layered structures.- Surfaces.- Lattice deformations caused by electric forces.- Outlook and perspectives.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
The motion of electrons in superconductors seems to defy our imagination based on daily experience with Newtonian mechanics. This book shows that the classical concepts, such as the balance of forces acting on electrons, are useful for understanding superconductivity. The electrostatic field plays a natural part in this balance as it mediates forces between electrons at long distances. Due to its classical interpretation, the theory presented in this book is suitable for introductory courses.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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Contributor:
Lipavský, P. (Pavel)
Koláček, Jan.
Morawetz, Klaus, 1963-
Brandt, E. H. (Ernst Helmut)
Yang, Tzong-Jer.
Series:
Lecture notes in physics 733.
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ISBN:
9783540734550
3540734554

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