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2 K (Onnes, 1913). Another 17 years were to pass before this record was surpassed, by the ele­ ment niobium Tc = 9 2 K (vide Ginzburg and Kitzhnits, 1977, p. 2). A considerable amount of time went by before physicists became aware of the second distinguishing characteristic of a superconductor—namely, its perfect diamag­ netism. In 1933, Meissner and Ochsen­ feld found that when a sphere is cooled below its transition temperature in a magnetic field, it excludes the magnetic flux. The report of the Meissner effect led the London brothers, Fritz and Heinz, to propose equations that explain this effect and predict how far a static external magnetic field can penetrate into a super­ conductor.

In this theory it is assumed that bound elec­ tron pairs that carry the super current are formed and that an energy gap between the normal and superconductive states is cre­ ated. The Ginzburg–Landau (1950) and Lon­ don (1950) results fit well into the BCS formalism. Much of the present theoretical debate centers around how well the BCS the­ ory explains the properties of the new hightemperature superconductors. 1. 1 Superconducting Transition Temperature Records through the Yearsa Material Tc K Year Hg Pb Nb NbN0 96 Nb3 Sn Nb3 Al 3 Ge 1 41 72 92 15 2 18 1 20–21 1911 1913 1930 1950 1954 1966 20 3 23 2 30–35 52 95 110 125 131 133 155 133 164 1971 1973 1986 1986 1987 1988 1988 1993 1993 1993 1994 1994 4 4 Nb3 Ga Nb3 Ge Bax La5−x Cu5 Oy La0 9 Ba0 1 2 CuO4− at 1 GPa YBa2 Cu3 O7− Bi2 Sr 2 Ca2 Cu3 O10 Tl2 Ba2 Ca2 Cu3 O10 Tl2 Ba2 Ca2 Cu3 O10 at 7 GPa HgBa2 Ca2 Cu3 O8+ HgBa2 Ca2 Cu3 O8+ at 25 GPa Hg0 8 Pb0 2 Ba2 Ca2 Cu3 Ox HgBa2 Ca2 Cu3 O8+ at 30 GPa a cf.

16. Positive charge carriers deflect as indicated in (a) and produce the transverse electric field Ex shown in (c). The corresponding deflection and resulting electric field for negative charge carriers are sketched in (b) and (d), respectively. 19 20 1 PROPERTIES OF THE NORMAL STATE Substituting the expressions for J and Ex from Eqs. 90) in Eq. 94) where V0 is the volume per chemical formula unit. Thus the Hall effect distinguishes elec­ trons from holes, and when all of the charge carriers are the same this experiment pro­ vides the charge density n.

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