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Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

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Superconductivity achieved at room temperature for a fraction of a second

ZME Science
Superconductivity was first discovered by Dutch Physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes in 1911, when he and his students found that the electrical resistance of a mercury wire cooled to about 3.6 degrees above absolute zero made a dramatic plunge. The drop ...

1913 Nobel Prize Physics Winner Heike Kamerlingh Onnes News

How the Ford Motor Co. Invented the SQUID

IEEE Spectrum
Back in 1911, the Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes [PDF] first observed superconductivity when he succeeded in cooling mercury to a few degrees above absolute zero. At this temperature, atomic vibrations in the material are reduced to the point ...

1913 Nobel Prize Physics Winner Heike Kamerlingh Onnes News

Searching for Superconductivity

The Atlantic
In 1911, in a lab at the Netherlands' Leiden University, physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes showed how, below certain critical temperatures, some materials have zero resistance—a discovery that helped create everything from MRI machines to particle ...

1913 Nobel Prize Physics Winner Heike Kamerlingh Onnes News

Look, Ma, no wheels! How maglev trains reach 500kph

Nikkei Asian Review
Superconductivity was discovered in mercury at a temperature of minus 269 C by Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, a physicist at Leiden University in the Netherlands, more than 100 years ago. As scientists developed new materials, the temperature at which ...

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