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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Superconductivity and Low Temperature

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11SUPR ZK 4 4 Czech
Lecturer:
Zdeněk Janů (guarantor), Martin Ledinský (guarantor)
Tutor:
Zdeněk Janů (guarantor), Martin Ledinský (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Solid State Engineering
Synopsis:

The subject of course is: low temperature physics, including cooling methods, low temperature technique, and measurement of low temperatures; macroscopic quantum phenomena in quantum fluids (superfluidity and superconductivity), quantum crystals and diffusion, mesoscopic phenomena in electron systems, quantum Hall effects, Coulomb blockade and single electron transistor.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to low temperature physics. ^^2. Cooling methods. ^^3. Low temperature technique and measurement of low temperatures. ^^4. Superfluidity. ^^5. Quantum crystals and diffusion. ^^6. Quantum Hall effect. ^^7. Coulomb blockade and single electron transistor. ^^8. Phenomenology of superconductivity. ^^9. Ginzburg Landau theory. ^^10. Type I and II superconductors. ^^11. Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer theory. ^^12. Josephson phenomena and SQUIDs. ^^13. High temperature superconductivity. ^^14. Applications of superconductivity.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:^^Knowledge of superconductivity and low temperature physics. ^^Skills:^^Orientation in questions of behavior the liquids and solid state in low temperatures.

Study materials:

Key references:^^[1]. Tilley D.R., Superfluidity and Superconductivity, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company Ltd., London, 1974. ^^Recomended references:^^[2]. Supriyo Datta: Electronic transport in mesoscopic systems, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

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