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Superconductivity Lecture NotesProf Prabhakar P. Singh and Prof. Avinash V. MahajanOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThe
course note begins with a description of the changes in the properties of metals
on becoming superconducting. The thermodynamics of the associated phase
transition is then elucidated.
 Fluctuation Phenomena in SuperconductorsAnatoly Larkin and Andrei VarlamovPDF  126 Pages  EnglishThe first five
sections deals with the direct fluctuation pair contributions. The indirect
fluctuation effects are discussed in the last two sections, devoted to the
microscopic justification of the time dependent GinzburgLandau equation, the
description of the microscopic theory of fluctuations, and discussion of their
manifestations in various physical properties of superconductors.
 Concepts in High Temperature SuperconductivityE. W. Carlson, V. J. Emery, S.A.
Kivelson and D. OrgadPDF  46 Pages  EnglishThe purpose of this paper to explore the theory of high
temperature superconductivity. The main focus is on the core theoretical issues
associated with the mechanism of high temperature superconductivity more
generally.
 Brief Introduction to Superconductivity (PDF 69P)R. BaqueroPDF  69 Pages  EnglishCovered
topics are Discovery and first insights, The physics of the Cooper pairs, BCS
theory of superconductivity, Characteristics of the superconducting state, The
Strong coupling theory, HighTc superconducting materials, Crystal structures,
Superconducting properties, Models on the mechanism.
 Introduction to superconductivity (PDF 26P)A.C.RoseInnes&
E. H.RhoderickPDF  26 Pages  EnglishCovered topics are : Introductionzero resistance, Perfect
diamagnetism, Electrodynamics or The London theory,The
critical magnetic field, Thermodynamics of the transition, The intermediate
state, Transport currents in superconductors, The superconducting properties of
small specimens, GinzburgLandau theory,The microscopic theory or BCS theory,
.Tunneling or Josephson effect, superconductivity, HiTc superconductors.
 Introduction to The Theory of Superconductivity (PDF 82P)N. B. Kopnin,
Helsinki University of TechnologyPDF  82 Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics:
introduction, superconducting transition, the london model, meissner effect,
phase coherence , magnetic flux quantization , coherence length and the energy
gap , critical currents and magnetic fields , condensation energy, critical
currents , quantized vortices, basic concepts, vortices in the london model ,
critical fields in typeii superconductors , the bcs theory, landau fermiliquid ,
the cooper problem , the bcs model , the bogoliubovde gennes equations , the
selfconsistency equation , observables , energy spectrum and coherence factors,
density of states , the energy gap, current , andreev reflection, weak links,
josephson effect , dc and ac josephson effects, superconducting quantum
interference devices , dynamics of josephson junctions, , resistively shunted
josephson junction , the role of capacitance, thermal fluctuations, shapiro
steps , coulomb blockade in normal double junctions, orthodox description of the
coulomb blockade, low temperature limit , conductance in the high temperature
limit, quantum phenomena in josephson junctions, quantization, quantum
conditions, charge operator , the hamiltonian , macroscopic quantum tunnelling,
effects of dissipation on mqt, band structure , blochs theorem , blochs theorem
in josephson devices , large coulomb energy freephase limit, low coulomb energy
tight binding limit , coulomb blockade, equation of motion , bloch oscillations
and the coulomb blockade in josephson, junctions , effect of dissipation, parity
effects
  Theory of SuperconductivityHelmut
EschrigOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Topology and Geometry for
Physics, The Fundamentals of Density Functional Theory, The Particle World of
Condensed Matter, Theory of Superconductivity: A Primer, Microscopic Theory of
Superconductivity, The Essentials of DFT and FPLO, High Tc
Superconductors: Electronic structure, BCS(Beschreibung des supraleitenden
Zustands), halfmetals  a new materials class, Theory of
Topological Insulators, Introduction to DensityFunctional Theory for the Ground
State and Hopf Fibrations.
 Lecture Notes on SuperconductivityCondensed Matter and QCD (PDF 122p)Roberto
CasalbuoniPDF  122 Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Effective theory at the Fermi
surface, The gap equation, The role of the broken gauge symmetry, Color
superconductivity, Effective lagrangians, NGB and their parameters, The
dispersion law for the gluons, Quark masses and the gap equation, LOFF phase and
Astrophysical implications.
 Superconductivity (PDF 68P)Peter
HirschfeldPDF  68 Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Phenomenology, Electronphonon
interaction, Cooper problem, Pair condensate, BCS Model, Thermodynamics,
Electrodynamics, GinzburgLandau Theory, GL Free Energy, Vortex Lattice and
Josephson Effect.
 Applied Superconductivity Lecture notes (PDF 35p)Terry
P. OrlandoPDF  35 Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics:
What is a Superconductor, Discovery of Superconductivity, Meissner Effect, Type
I Superconductors, Type II Superconductors, Theory of Superconductivity,
Tunneling and the Josephson Effect, HighTemperature Supercondutors and
Applications of Superconductors.
 Basic JosephsonJunctions Lecture Notes [PDF 17p]  Classical Model of a Superconductor Lecture notes [PDF 23p]  Superconducting Digital Circuits [PDF 17p]  Tutorial on Superfluidity and Superconductivity [PDF 28p]  Superconductivity Notes [PDF 23p]  Super current Equation [PDF p19]  Type II Superconductors [PDF 23p]  Superconductivity Basics  A Teacher's Guide to Superconductivity for High School Students  Superconductivity notes  Superconductivity note [PDF 48p]  Strongly Correlated Electronic Materials  Superconductivity in the newest generation of Heavy Electron Superconductors  High Tc Superconductors Electronic structure  Microscopic Theory of Superconductivity  High Tc Superconductors Electronic structure 








