hard superconductor

hard superconductor

[′härd ′sü·pər·kən‚dək·tər]
(cryogenics)
A superconductor that requires a strong magnetic field, over 1000 oersteds (79,577 amperes per meter), to destroy superconductivity; niobium and vanadium are examples.
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II-13 Zero Resistance II-13 Superconducting Phase Transition II-13 Meissner Effect II-14 Table 2: Critical Temperatures of Select Superconductors II-14 Types of Superconductors II-15 Classification by Critical Temperatures II-15 High Temperature Superconductors (HTS) II-15 Low Temperature Superconductors (LTS) II-15 LTS and HTS - Comparative Analysis II-15 Classification by Physical Properties II-16 Type I or Soft Superconductors II-16 Type II or Hard Superconductors II-16 Advantages of Superconductors II-16 Environmental Benefits II-17 Limitations II-17 Existing Applications II-17 Potential Future Applications II-18 3.