Magnetic levitation on a type-I superconductor as a practical demonstration experiment for students

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Osorio, M. R.; Lahera, D. E.; Suderow, H.;
(2012)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/0143-0807/33/5/1383
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Other Condensed Matter | Physics - Physics Education
    arxiv: Physics::Plasma Physics | Physics::Popular Physics | Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Condensed Matter::Superconductivity

We describe and discuss an experimental set-up which allows undergraduate and graduate students to view and study magnetic levitation on a type-I superconductor. The demonstration can be repeated many times using one readily available 25 liter liquid helium dewar. We st... View more
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