This Resource Letter provides a guide to the literature on superconductivity. Since the last Resource Letter on superconductivity, Scy-2, was published in 1970, there have been dramatic advances in our basic understanding of superconductivity, discovery of new superconducting materials, and improved technological exploitation of superconductors. We review basic phenomenology, followed by concise descriptions of several main classes of superconductors recognized today. Journal articles and books are cited for the following topics: Conventional superconductors, paramagnetic impurities in superconductors, magnetically ordered superconductors, heavy fermion superconductors, high superconductors, organic superconductors, applications of superconductivity, and laboratory demonstrations of superconductivity. Owing to the large volume of available literature on superconductivity, the journal articles and books we discuss constitute good starting points for further exploration of particular topics.
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February 01 2008
Resource Letter Scy-3: Superconductivity
N. P. Butch;
M. C. de Andrade;
N. P. Butch, M. C. de Andrade, M. B. Maple; Resource Letter Scy-3: Superconductivity. Am. J. Phys. 1 February 2008; 76 (2): 106–118. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.2802574
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