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Some questions on superconductors

  1. Jul 9, 2010 #1
    Here are some questions on superconductors that I would like ask-
    The first one is What are the differences between superconductors and infinite conductors?
     
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  3. Jul 9, 2010 #2
    What is a infinite conductor? Do you mean a perfect conductor (zero resistivity)?

    In that case, the difference is that a superconductor is a perfect conductor that is also a perfect diamagnet (the Meissner effect).
     
  4. Jul 10, 2010 #3
    A perfect conductor would trap magnetic flux, while a superconductor expels magnetic flux.
     
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