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Electromagnetism of Continuous Media: Mathematical Modelling and Applications

Mauro Fabrizio and Angelo Morro

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527008
eISBN:
9780191713316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527008.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book is devoted to the mathematical modelling of electromagnetic materials. Electromagnetism in matter is developed with particular emphasis on material effects, which are ascribed to memory in ... More


Quantum Liquids: Bose condensation and Cooper pairing in condensed-matter systems

Anthony James Leggett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526438
eISBN:
9780191711954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526438.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Starting from first principles, this book introduces the closely related phenomena of Bose condensation and Cooper pairing, in which a very large number of single particles or pairs of particles are ... More


Theory of Fluctuations in Superconductors

Anatoly Larkin (late) and Andrei Varlamov

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528159
eISBN:
9780191713521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528159.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book presents itself as both an encyclopedia and a textbook of fluctuation phenomena in superconductors. The first half presents the phenomenological methods of the Ginzburg-Landau theory and ... More


Theory of Nonequilibrium Superconductivity

Nikolai Kopnin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507888
eISBN:
9780191709722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507888.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book presents modern theory of nonstationary and nonequilibrium superconductivity. It deals with superconductors in external fields varying in time and studies transport phenomena in ... More


Nonlocal electromagnetism and superconductivity

Mauro Fabrizio and Morro Angelo

in Electromagnetism of Continuous Media: Mathematical Modelling and Applications

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527008
eISBN:
9780191713316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527008.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter provides a scheme of nonlocal electromagnetism and develops a scheme of superconductivity. In essence, nonlocality is meant as a description of constitutive properties through ... More


Quantum liquids

A.J. Leggett

in Quantum Liquids: Bose condensation and Cooper pairing in condensed-matter systems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526438
eISBN:
9780191711954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526438.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter starts with a discussion of the symmetry conditions which have to be imposed on the wave function of a many-particle system, and the distinction between bosons and fermions. It then ... More


Cuprate superconductivity

A.J. Leggett

in Quantum Liquids: Bose condensation and Cooper pairing in condensed-matter systems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526438
eISBN:
9780191711954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526438.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Starting with an account of the chemical composition, crystalline structure, and phase diagram of the high-temperature (cuprate) superconductors, this chapter reviews the principal experimental ... More


Miscellaneous topics

A.J. Leggett

in Quantum Liquids: Bose condensation and Cooper pairing in condensed-matter systems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526438
eISBN:
9780191711954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526438.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Four different systems, mostly of recent vintage, which are known or conjectured to manifest BEC/Cooper pairing are discussed. First, various non-cuprate “exotic” superconductors (alkali fullerides, ... More


MICROSCOPIC DERIVATION OF THE GL FUNCTIONAL

Anatoly Larkin and Andrei Varlamov

in Theory of Fluctuations in Superconductors

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528159
eISBN:
9780191713521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528159.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter demonstrates how the Ginzburg-Landau functional can be carried out from the microscopic theory of superconductivity. For this, the method of functional integration, alternative to the ... More


Physics on a human scale

A. J. Leggett

in The Problems of Physics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211241
eISBN:
9780191706837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211241.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter argues that the widespread notion that the discipline of condensed matter physics is devoted to deriving the properties of complex many-body systems from that of their atomic-level ... More


The Physics of Nanoelectronics: Transport and Fluctuation Phenomena at Low Temperatures

Tero T. Heikkilä

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199592449
eISBN:
9780191747618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592449.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book, which provides an introduction to the field of nanoelectronics, explains the physical phenomena that take place in nanoelectronic structures and explains how these phenomena are accessed ... More


The Lord of the Rings

Gian Francesco Giudice

in A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199581917
eISBN:
9780191723001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581917.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter is devoted to the LHC accelerator complex. It first presents the history of the construction of the LHC and the challenges involved. It then describes the functioning of the LHC, ... More


Principles of Electron Tunneling Spectroscopy: Second Edition

E. L. Wolf

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589494
eISBN:
9780191731334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589494.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This second edition of this book fully embraces the advances represented by the scanning tunnelling microscope and, especially, scanning tunnelling spectroscopy. The book includes images of single ... More


Quasiclassical Methods in Stationary Problems

Nikolai B. Kopnin

in Theory of Nonequilibrium Superconductivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507888
eISBN:
9780191709722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507888.003.06
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter demonstrates the potentialities of the quasiclassical method for selected problems in the theory of stationary superconductivity. The Ginzburg–Landau equations are derived, the upper ... More


Quasiclassical Method for Nonstationary Phenomena

Nikolai B. Kopnin

in Theory of Nonequilibrium Superconductivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507888
eISBN:
9780191709722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507888.003.09
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter applies the quasiclassical approximation to nonstationary problems in the theory of superconductivity. The Eliashberg equations for the quasiclassical Keldysh Green functions are ... More


Novel Superfluids: Volume 1

Karl-Heinz Bennemann and John B. Ketterson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199585915
eISBN:
9780191747526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585915.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This book reports on the latest developments in the field of superfluidity. The phenomenon has had a tremendous impact on the fundamental sciences as well as a host of technologies. It began with the ... More


BCS superfluids

E. R. DOBBS

in Helium Three

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198506409
eISBN:
9780191709463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506409.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces the theory of superfluid 3He. It begins with a summary of the BCS theory of superconductivity, which is the basis for the development of the most complex theory of superfluid ... More


Superconductor-Insulator Transitions: Present Status and Open Questions

Nandini Trivedi

in Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592593
eISBN:
9780191741050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A superconductor is a remarkable emergent state of matter in which electrons pair up and develop long range phase coherence resulting in zero resistance and perfect diamagnetism. How can a ... More


Spin Effects Near the Superconductor–Insulator Transition

P.W Adams

in Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592593
eISBN:
9780191741050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Transport and spin-resolved electron tunneling measurements on ultra-thin Al and Be films are used to extract the spin-mediated behavior on either side of the zero-field superconductor-insulator ... More


Spectroscopic Imaging STM Studies of Electronic Structure in Both the Superconducting and Pseudogap Phases of Underdoped Cuprates

K Fujita, A.R Schmidt, E.-A Kim, M.J Lawler, H Eisaki, S Uchida, and J.C Davis

in Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592593
eISBN:
9780191741050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A motivation for the development of atomically resolved spectroscopic imaging STM (SI-STM) has been to study the broken symmetries in the electronic structure of cuprate high temperature ... More


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