ILAS Seminar-E2

Numbering Code U-LAS70 10002 SE50 Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type seminar
Target Year Mainly 1st year students Target Student For all majors
Language English Day/Period Thu.5
Instructor name Yi Wei (Graduate School of Engineering Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Superconducting materials is one kind of substance without resistance at certain conditions. This course is an introduction from the discovery, elementary properties, developments situation, and some important applications in modern society. It is intended to equip students with a basic understanding of superconductivity, characteristics of various superconductors and advantages of application. It also aims to encourage students to do active conversation about scientific concept in English.
Course Goals This course aims to equip students with basic understanding of the superconducting materials, including superconducting phenomena, properties and applications. Characteristics of various types superconductors and basic concepts of superconductivity will be comprehended.
Schedule and Contents The number of lectures as shown in【】.
1. Discovery and development【1】
2. Basic properties and interpretation【2】
Zero electrical resistance
Magnetic exclusion effect
Pairing electrons
3. Superconducting materials【7】
Elements superconductors
alloys superconductors
Organic superconductors
Copper oxide superconductors
Ruthenium oxide superconductors
Iron-based superconductors
Room-temperature superconductors
4. Applications【4】
Superconducting magnets
Superconducting detectors
Energy storage and transmission
5.Feedback
Evaluation Methods and Policy Class attendance and participation (30%), homework (25%) and a semester presentation (45%)
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Students are expected to do homework, review the lecture handouts after each class.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Handouts will be provided as necessary
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