superconductivity

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su·per·con·duc·tiv·i·ty

 (so͞o′pər-kŏn′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
n.
The property of certain materials, including certain metals, alloys, and ceramics, to superconduct at temperatures ranging from a fraction of a kelvin to about one hundred kelvin.

su′per·con·duc′tive (-kən-dŭk′tĭv) adj.

superconductivity

(ˌsuːpəˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
(General Physics) physics the property of certain substances that have no electrical resistance. In metals it occurs at very low temperatures, but higher temperature superconductivity occurs in some ceramic materials
superconduction n
ˌsuperconˈductive, ˌsuperconˈducting adj
ˌsuperconˈductor n

su•per•con•duc•tiv•i•ty

(ˌsu pərˌkɒn dəkˈtɪv ɪ ti)
n.
the disappearance of electrical resistance in certain metals at temperatures near absolute zero and in new classes of ceramic oxides at temperatures well above this.
[1913]
su`per•con•duc′tive, su`per•con•duct′ing, adj.
su`per•con•duc′tor, n.

superconductivity

The increase in electrical conductivity and decrease in resistance, in certain substances, at very low temperatures.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.superconductivity - the disappearance of electrical resistance at very low temperatures
electrical conduction - the passage of electricity through a conductor
Translations
supraconductivité
supercondutividade

superconductivity

[ˌsuːpəˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ] Nsuperconductividad f

superconductivity

[ˌsuːpərkɒndʌkˈtɪvəti] nsupraconductivité f

superconductivity

[ˈsuːpəˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ] nsuperconduttività
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Named for its developers John Bardeen, Leon Cooper, and Robert Schrieffer, the BCS theory of superconductivity was unveiled in 1957, sparking research that continues to present.
The composite models include but not limited to superconductor models inspired by BCS theory and NJL (NambuJona-Lasinio theory).
Properties and the BCS theory of Superconductors are discussed.