Quantum Theory a; Statistical Physics a, Condensed matter physics or equivalent
The course gives an overview of the physics of superconductivity and superconducting systems, focusing on Ginzburg-Landau and Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer theory. Important concepts are the coherence length, the magnetic penetration depth, the distinctions between Type-I and Type-II superconductors, flux quantization, and the Josephson effects, Cooper pairing, coherence, and excitations.
Provide the student with a working knowledge of superconductivity, both with respect to the mathematical framework and with respect to numbers and scales involved in superconducting phenomena. Prepare the student for reading modern research literature.
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Mode of instruction
Lectures, presentations, homework
3 EC = 84 uur Lectures: 6 × 2 = 12 hours Assessment:3 hours Self-study: 69 hours (including homework and preparation for presentation assigments
Written exam with closed questions (75 %), in-class presentations (25 %)
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Contactdetails Teacher(s):Dr. K. Lahabi