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Published: 15 July 2009

144 Pages | 20 b/w halftones & line drawings

ISBN: 9780199540907

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Superconductivity: A Very Short Introduction

Stephen J. Blundell

Very Short Introductions

  • Superconductivity was one of the greatest discoveries of 20th century physics, and the theory that emerged one of the most beautiful and extraordinary achievements in theoretical physics
  • Explains the many strange phenomena observed in superconducting materials
  • Explores the deep implications of superconductivity theory, and its potential to revolutionize the physics and technology of the future
  • Examines the very latest developments in high-temperature superconductivity, and the various and conflicting efforts to understand the phenomenon
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide