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Electric field in super conductor

  1. Jan 27, 2009 #1
    Is E=0 in super conductor also? I read in the below site that static electric field goes some depth into super conductor? Is this true? Classical physics says E=0 in conductor. so, what is the difference ordinary conductors and super conductors?

    http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2002APS..MARA12009T
     
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  3. Jan 27, 2009 #2

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    Did you read the article?

    In an ideal conductor, there is no electric field. Same for a superconductor. Physical (super-)conductors are more complex. For example, you have a "skin" where there are a lot more dynamics than the bulk.
     
  4. Jan 28, 2009 #3
    Many Thanks..
     
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