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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 6.763 (Fall 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Applied Superconductivity 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Terry Orlando 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 6.763 Applied Superconductivity

    Fall 2005

    Course Highlights

    This course features homework assignments, lecture notes, and a complete set of reading assignments.

    Course Description

    This course provides a phenomenological approach to superconductivity, with emphasis on superconducting electronics. Topics include: electrodynamics of superconductors, London's model, flux quantization, Josephson Junctions, superconducting quantum devices, equivalent circuits, high-speed superconducting electronics, and quantized circuits for quantum computing. The course also provides an overview of type II superconductors, critical magnetic fields, pinning, the critical state model, superconducting materials, and microscopic theory of superconductivity.

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .m.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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