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The reading assignments refer to the course textbook:

Orlando, T. P., and K. A. Delin. Foundations of Applied Superconductivity. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1991. ISBN: 0201183234.

Please look at the Errata for Foundations of Applied Superconductivity (PDF)

Related readings can be found in the related resources section.

1Survey of SuperconductivityChapter 1
2Perfect ConductivitySections 2.1-2.3
3MagnetoquasistaticsSection 2.4
4London's EquationsSections 2.5-2.6
5Classical Model of a SuperconductorSections 3.1-3.4
6Electromagnetic PowerSection 3.5
7Transmission LinesSections 4.2, 4.4
8Perfect DiamagnetismSection 4.5
9Macroscopic Quantum ModelSections 5.1-5.4
10Supercurrent EquationSection 5.5
11Basic Josephson JunctionsSections 8.1-8.2
12SQUIDsSections 8.3-8.4
13Generalized Josephson JunctionsSections 9.1-9.2
14Josephson Circuits and Devices ISections 9.3-9.6
15Superconducting Digital Circuits
16Type II Superconductors and ThermoSections 6.3-6.4
17Critical Fieds, Flux Flow, PinningSections 6.5 and 7.1-7.5
18Ginzburg-Landau TheorySections 10.1-10.3
19Microscopic Interactions and Cooper Problem
22Quantum Circuits I
23Quantum Circuits II
24Quantum Tunneling Devices and Detectors
25Quantum Tunneling Devices and Detectors (cont.)
26Class Presentations


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