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Definitions

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  • noun A substance that has no resistance to conducting an electric current

Etymologies

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A calque of Dutch suprageleider.

Examples

  • The superconductor is described by a complex function called the order parameter, and indicates the fraction of electrons that has condensed into a superfluid.

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2003

  • A superconductor is a material which has no electrical resistance whatever.

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  • This image shows the smallest superconductor, which is only .87 nanometer wide.

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  • This image shows the smallest superconductor, which is only .87 nanometer wide.

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  • Their analysis also revealed that the superconductor is a

    New Scientist - Online News

  • The superconductor is the coil and not the air (assuming there is no core).

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  • A superconductor is a material which, when you cool it down enough, its resistivity goes to zero, so it will pass a current with no resistance at all.

    - The Naked Scientists Naked Science Radio Show PODCAST - Stripping Down Science

  • In the last 20 years, however, scientists have begun developing a new kind of superconductor - whereas the traditional 'low temperature' (LTS) type need to be at temperatures of -270 C and cooled with liquid helium, new 'high temperature' superconductors

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  • In the last 20 years, however, scientists have begun developing a new kind of superconductor - whereas the traditional 'low temperature' (LTS) type need to be at temperatures of -270 C and cooled with liquid helium, new 'high temperature' superconductors

    Scoop Audio and Video Podcast

  • In the last 20 years, however, scientists have begun developing a new kind of superconductor - whereas the traditional 'low temperature' (LTS) type need to be at temperatures of -270 C and cooled with liquid helium, new 'high temperature' superconductors

    Scoop Audio and Video Podcast

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  • There's a list for that. :)

    September 1, 2010