News - 16 Aug 2008
John R. Clem, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, has developed a theory that will help build future superconducting alternating-current fault-current limiters for...
Article - 1 Aug 2001
Grain boundaries play an important role in the electrical behaviour of some materials. Control of grain boundaries can influence how well a material performs. A method for measuring the structure of...
Article - 4 Dec 2001
If you have ever read about superconductors and not understood what you were reading, this is a good article to start with to familiarise yourself with the terminology. From AC to ion-beam magnetics...
Article - 11 Jan 2013
In this interview, AZoM talks to Professor Paul Chu, director of the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, about his work on high-temperature ceramic superconductors.
News - 23 Jan 2012
As part of the AmpaCity Project, KIT, Nexans and RWE Deutschland have together developed a superconductor cable measuring a length of 1 km, making it the world’s longest superconductor cable....
Article - 7 Nov 2009
Gold is used in thermocouples both for high- and low-temperature measurements. Gold-alloy wires have also been utilized for potentiometers.
News - 11 Feb 2011
Superconductor Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SCON) ("STI"), a world leader in the development and production of high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials and associated technologies,...
News - 22 Jul 2009
American Superconductor Corporation, a global energy technologies company, today announced that the United States Department of Energy (DOE) has provided more than $12 million in funding to AMSC under...
News - 14 Feb 2007
American Superconductor Corporation, a leading energy technologies company, announced today that Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (Hyundai) has achieved world record performance levels for fault...
Article - 2 Jul 2013
A research team from Washington State University has found superconductivity in a compound that seems to oppose conventional understanding of the phenomenon.