Dissipative-regime measurements as a tool for confirming and characterizing near-room-temperature superconductivity

  title={Dissipative-regime measurements as a tool for confirming and characterizing near-room-temperature superconductivity},
  author={Charles L. Dean and Milind N. Kunchur},
  journal={Quantum Studies: Mathematics and Foundations},
The search for new superconducting materials approaching room-temperature benefits from having a variety of testing methodologies to confirm and characterize the presence of superconductivity. Often, the first signatures of new superconducting species occur incompletely and in very small volume fractions. These trace amounts may be too weak to produce an observable Meissner effect and the resistance may not go completely to zero if the percolation threshold is not met. Under these conditions… 

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