Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101045892018High Temperature Superconductivity IElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is intended for a course in High Temperature for students majoring in physics. The aim is to provide the student with a clear and logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of High Temperature superconductivity.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mustafa TEPE
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to define the concepts of high temperature superconductvity
2To bre able to understand the structural properties of high temperature superconductivity
3To be able to understand the theory of high temperature superconducting transition.
4To be able to understand properties of the high temperature superconducting compounds.
5To be able to understand the Ginzburg-Landau theory of superconductivity
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
1. To be able to define the concepts of High Temperature superconductivity. 2. To be able to understand the structural properties of High Temperature superconductivity.. 3. To be able to understand the theory of of High Temperature superconducting transition 4. To be able to understand the Ginzburg –Landau theory of superconductivity
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Superconductivity: DC electrical resistance, Perrfect diamagnetism
2Energy gap, electron- fhonon interaction and Cooper pairing
3BCS theory, Typ II superconductors
4Theory of Type II superconductivity, Ginzburg- Landau theory
5Microscopic theory
6Josephson effect,
7Quantum effects
8Midterms
9Crystalograpy, The structure of perovskite
10The system BaPb1-xBixO3
11The system La2-xMCuO4-y (M=Ba, Sr)
12The system Ba2-xLa1-xCu3Oy
13The system Bi2Sr2Ca1Cu2Oy
14The system Bi2-xPbxSr2Ca2Cu3Oy
15The system YBa2Cu3Oy
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
High Temperature Superconductivity; Edit by Jeffrey W. Lynn, Springer-Verlag, 1990
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation520100
Project Presentation5525
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13535
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)241
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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