On the History of Superconductivity

Celebrating the Centennial of Superconductivity, 2011 APS March Meeting in Dallas, TX

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IOP: Celebrating 100 years of Superconductivity

A collection of articles celebrating 100 years since the discovery of superconductivity.

2007 APS March Meeting: Fifty Years of BCS Theory Lectures

"BCS -- from Atoms and Nuclei to the Cosmos" format_pdf
Invited Speaker: Gordon Baym, University of Illinois

"The Impact of the BCS Theory on 50 years of Superconductivity and Condensed Matter Physics" format_pdf
Invited Speaker: John M. Rowell, Arizona State University

50th Anniversary of the Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer Theory of Superconductivity Conference

Interesting Links on the History of Superconductivity

The Discovery of Superconductivity, Physics Today, September 2010 Issue.

The History of Superconductors.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1972: John Bardeen, Leon Neil Cooper, John Robert Schrieffer "for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory."

J. Bardeen, L. N. Cooper, and J. R. Schrieffer, "Microscopic Theory of Superconductivity," Phys. Rev. 106 , 162 (1957).

"Landmarks: Superconductivity Explained," Physical Review Focus.

Time magazine on "Woodstock" session: "Superconductors!"

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1987: J. Georg Bednorz, K. Alexander Müller "for their important break-through in the discovery of superconductivity in ceramic materials."

"High-Temperature Superconductivity Turns 20: The Mystery That Defies Solution," Science.