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Title: Physics of Superconducting Transition Temperatures

Abstract

While superconductivity is a fascinating phenomenon with many remarkable qualitative features that are widely discussed, the practical issue of what determines the superconducting transition temperature, Tc, is often downplayed as being a "microscopic detail." However, my friend, Ted Geballe, has relentlessly focussed on the physics of Tc, so in honor of his first century, I discuss some of the general physical considerations that govern Tc, both in "conventional" and ''unconventional" superconductors.

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  1. Stanford University, Stanford, California (United States
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1596272
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism; Journal ID: ISSN 1557-1939
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Superconductivity; phase ordering; negative U pairing

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Kivelson, Steven A. Physics of Superconducting Transition Temperatures. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1007/s10948-019-05254-x.
Kivelson, Steven A. Physics of Superconducting Transition Temperatures. United States. doi:10.1007/s10948-019-05254-x.
Kivelson, Steven A. Fri . "Physics of Superconducting Transition Temperatures". United States. doi:10.1007/s10948-019-05254-x.
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