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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Having or exhibiting the phenomenon of an almost perfect power of transmitting heat, electricity, or sound. shown by certain substances at temperatures approaching absolute zero

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  • Liquid helium is used widely as a coolant, in superconducting magnets, for example.
  • The reason they need to be superconducting is that they have LOTS of amperage flowing through them.
  • They introduced a measure for the order among the electrons, which they called the superconducting order parameter.
  • Magnets of over 2.0 T are called superconducting magnets and should be maintained at the temperature of liquid helium. for more
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