Chapman, S. J. and Howison, S. D. and Ockendon, J. R. (1992) Macroscopic models for superconductivity. SIAM Review, 34 (4). pp. 529560. ISSN 00361445

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Abstract
This paper reviews the derivation of some macroscopic models for superconductivity and also some of the mathematical challenges posed by these models. The paper begins by exploring certain analogies between phase changes in superconductors and those in solidification and melting. However, it is soon found that there are severe limitations on the range of validity of these analogies and outside this range many interesting open questions can be posed about the solutions to the macroscopic models.
Item Type:  Article 

Uncontrolled Keywords:  superconductivity; GinzburgLandau equations 
Subjects:  O  Z > Partial differential equations O  Z > Optics, electromagnetic theory 
Research Groups:  Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 
ID Code:  610 
Deposited By:  Jon Chapman 
Deposited On:  24 May 2007 
Last Modified:  29 May 2015 18:25 
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