Prospectus

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Superconductivity

Course 2014-2015

Description

The course emphasizes the phenomenological description of superconductivity and superconducting systems.
Topics:
• Ginzburg-Landau description of superconductivity
• Electronic coherence length
• Magnetic penetration depth
• Type-I and Type-II superconductors
• Josephson junction and SQUID (=Superconducting Quantum Interferometer Device)

Programme form

Lectures and literature discussion

Literature

To be announced in due course

Schedule

Physics Schedule

Form of examination

Written exam

Prerequisites

Elementary solid state physics

More information

Lecturer: Prof.dr. J. Aarts (Jan) and Prof.dr.ir. T.H. Oosterkamp (Tjerk)