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n. - The disappearance of electrical resistance at very low temperatures.

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  • Onnes coined the term superconductivity and showed that tin and lead, too, become superconducting at very low temperatures.
  • An example, who ever knew that there exists a phenomenon called superconductivity?
  • The term superconductivity refers to the complete disappearance of the electrical resistance.
  • In the 1960's, another development in superconductivity was initiated, by the Englishman Brian Josephson (who received the for more
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