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Course syllabus I-SUPV - Superconductivity (FEEIT - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Nuclear and Physical Engineering - master (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Attendance at lectures and seminars, credit test (max. 20 points), exam consisting of a written part (max. 30 points) and an oral part (max. 50 points).
Grade A corresponds to > 95 points
B > 85
C > 75
D > 65
E > 55
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Understanding the basic principles of the existence of the superconducting state of materials, the dynamics of this state and the practical applications of this phenomenon.
Course contents:
General physical properties of materials at low temperatures. Standard conductivity vs. superconductivity. Main parameters characterizing superconductors. Characteristics of various types of superconducting materials. The most important phenomena related to superconductivity and related applications such as superconducting magnets, superconducting quantum-interference devices etc. Basics of practical cryogenics. Superconductivity and superfluidity as macroscopic quantum phenomena. Outline of theoretical description of superconductivity. Superconducting electronic elements.
Recommended or required reading:
VALKO, P. Supravodivosť. Zlín: Kniha Zlín, 2011. 380 p. ISBN 978-80-87497-44-9.
CESNAK, L. -- TAKÁCS, S. Supravodivosť. Bratislava : Alfa, 1979. 311 p.
JÁNOŠ, Š. Fyzika nízkych teplôt. Bratislava : Alfa, 1980. 213 p.

TINKHAM, M. Vvedenije v sverchprovodimosť = Introduction to superconductivity. Moskva : Atomizdat, 1980. 309 p.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 7

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Name of lecturer(s):
doc. RNDr. Pavol Valko, CSc. (instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Last modification:
25. 2. 2020
doc. RNDr. Pavol Valko, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 02/25/2020.

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