John Bardeen and the theory of superconductivity: A study of insight, confidence, perseverance, and collaboration

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Abstract

A biographical narrative of John Bardeen's study of superconductivity from the 1930s through 1957, when he and his postdoc Leon Cooper and his graduate student J. Robert Schrieffer put forth BCS theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-327
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism
Volume21
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2008

Keywords

  • History of BCS
  • John Bardeen
  • Superconductivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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