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Influence of Magnetic Fields on Persistent Currents in Supraconducting Single Crystals of Tin

Nature volume 139, pages 325326 (20 February 1937) | Download Citation



UP to the present, the determination of the effect of a magnetic field in restoring the resistance in a metal conductor which is in the supraconducting state has depended on the direct measurement of the resistance of the conductor, and consequently it has been difficult to find the exact point at which the first traces of resistance return.

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  1. McLennan Laboratory, University of Toronto. Jan. 7.

    • E. F. BURTON
    •  & K. C. MANN


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