Learn More... Basic Superconductivity

A good introduction to the topic of superconductivity can be found on the Wikipedia page: WIKIPEDIA: SUPERCONDUCTIVITY

Some useful and fun images from the field of Superconductivity

The Meissner effect in a superconducting sample. All Magnetic flux is expelled below Tc in a Type I superconductor

Magnetisation properties of Type I and Type II superconductors

A standard representation of the perovskite crystal structure of the superconductor YBCO

The goldfish (complete with magnetic bowl) is levitated above a base of superconducting material by cooling the superconductor below Tc. Note no animals were harmed in this experiment!

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