Comment on “Inconsistency of the conventional theory of superconductivity” by Hirsch J. E.

@article{Szeftel2020CommentO,
  title={Comment on “Inconsistency of the conventional theory of superconductivity” by Hirsch J. E.},
  author={Jacob Szeftel and Nicolas Sandeau and Michel Abou Ghantous and Ant. Khater},
  journal={Europhysics Letters},
  year={2020},
  volume={131}
}
A rebuttal of a recent article by Hirsch J.E. is presented below. To begin with, the main assumption, regarding the Meissner effect, which the whole argument relies upon, is disproved. Besides, the subsequent analysis misconstrues an original view of the Meissner effect by other authors [2]. Finally, the discussion of the Joule effect turns out to violate the first law of thermodynamics. 
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