What are the specific physical properties of a superconductor?

What is meant by the Meissner effect?

What distinguishes Type I and Type II superconductors?

Describe the BCS theory of superconductivity.

What is a Josephson junction and what is it good for?

What are the properties and applications of a SQUID?

Describe the properties of the Yttrium-Barium-Copper oxide type of high temperature superconductor.

Describe some of the current applications of high temperature superconductors.

Homework set #15
* Superconductivity

* Examples of superconductors

* Meissner effect

* Magnetic levitation

* Type I superconductors

* Type II superconductors

* BCS Theory

* Josephson devices

* SQUID magnetometer

* YBCO superconductor

* High temperature superconductors

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