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Content and learning outcomes
Physical properties of superconductors, London theory, vortices in type-II superconductors, vortex dynamics, Bean's model, Josephson transitions, quantum interference, SQUID, Ginzburg-Landau theory, BCS theory, applications of superconductivity, introduction to other types of quantum fluids (superfluid helium and Bose.Einstein condensate).
Intended learning outcomes
After finished course the student should be able to:
- apply basic theory and concepts of superconductivity
- analyze and evaluate superconducting applications
- apply basic concepts for other quantum fluids
Literature and preparations
English B / English 6
Completed course S11146 Vector analysis and S11155 Theoretical physics.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- IMU1 - Hand-in-problems with final oral exam, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- PRO1 - Project, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web SK2905
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