Physics : oxygen drips upwards from superconductors.

David Wood, V. Greener, D. P. Hampshire

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In a famous experiment, a magnet is levitated above a superconductor that has been cooled to 77 K in liquid nitrogen. Here we show that in this set-up, liquid oxygen drops form on the superconductor, drip upwards, hit the magnet and then boil.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)860-860
Number of pages1
Issue number6874
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2002

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