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|Based on lectures by the author, the fundamentals of the theory of superconductivity are stressed, to provide the reader with a framework for the literature in which detailed applications of the microscopic theory are made to specific probems. Recent developments are also considered.|
|Publisher||The Perseus Books Group|
|Date of Publication||01/01/1971|
|Series Title||Advanced Books Classics|
|Place of Publication||Reading, MA|
|Country of Publication||United States|
|Foreword by||David Pines|
|Edition Statement||3rd Revised edition|
|Author Biography||J. Robert Schrieffer received his B.S. from MIT. He continued his studies at the University of Illinois, where he along with Professors John Bardeen and Leon Cooper developed the theory of superconductivity. He continued his work as a fellow at the University of Birmingham and the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen. Following work at the Universities of Chicago and Illinois, Schrieffer won the Nobel Prize, in 1972, for his work in superconductivity, sharing the honor with Bardeen and Cooper. He was a professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is now at the University of Florida, Tallahassee.|