Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Superconductivity FIZ 439 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses n/a.
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. HÜSEYİN YASİN UZUNOK
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. HÜSEYİN YASİN UZUNOK,
Course Assistants Assistants of the Physics Department
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective The aim of this course to give basis knowledge about superconductivity and to teach different mechanism of superconductivity.
Course Content Basis knowloedge of superconductivity, Entrophy, Termodynamics of superconductivity, London equations, Nonlocal electrodynamics of superconductivity, Girzburg-Landau theory and II type superconductivity, Critical state-bean model, Electron-phonon mechanism, BCS theory, Eliashberg theory, High TC superconductivity.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Outlines historical development of superconductors. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Classifies superconductors respect to behaviour at magnetik media. Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing,
3 Disputes thermodynamics of superconductors. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Obtains and interprets I. and II. London equations. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing,
5 Analysis depth of penetration benefit from II. London equation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 Outlines resistivity of superconductors. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 Works through and exemplifies formation of Cooper couple. Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic knowledge of superconductivity [1] Sayfa 1-8
2 London Equations [1] Sayfa 9-16
3 Ginzburg-Landau Theory and Type II Superconductors [1] Sayfa 17-50
4 Ginzburg-Landau Theory and Type II Superconductors [1] Sayfa 17-50
5 Electron-phonon interactions [1] Sayfa 51-85
6 Electron-phonon interactions [1] Sayfa 51-85
7 Josephson Effect [1] Sayfa 87-115
8 Josephson Effect [1] Sayfa 87-115
10 High Tc superconductivity: Experiment and Theory [1] Sayfa 119-147
11 High Tc superconductivity: Experiment and Theory [1] Sayfa 119-147
12 High Tc superconductivity: Experiment and Theory [1] Sayfa 119-147
13 Applications of Superconductivity
14 Applications of Superconductivity
Course Notes [1] Askerzade, I., Süperiletkenlik Fiziğine Giriş, Gazi Kit., Ankara, 2005.
Course Resources [2] Süperiletkenliğe Giriş ve Yüksek Tc Materyalleri, P. Cryot ve D. Pavuna
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having enough background in engineering topics related to mathematics, science and their fields. Skill of using theoretical and applied knowledge with engineering solutions in the field, X
2 Identifing, determining, formulating and solving engineering problems. With this purpose choosing and applying analytical methods and modelling techniques, X
3 To analyze a system, a part of a system or a process itself and the skill of design under the given constrains in order to fulfill the specifications. In that direction, the skill of applying modern design techniques X
4 Skill of choosing and applying the modern techniques and vehicles needed by the engineering applications. Skill of using the information technology effectively.
5 Skill of designing and performing an experiment, data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results,
6 Ability of accessing information and doing research. Skill of using databases and other information sources. X
7 Effective working ability both as an individual and as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, self-esteem on taking responsibility, X
8 Ability to make oral or written communication in Turkish. At least one foreign language knowledge, X
9 Consciousness of the necessity of the life time learning, following the developments in science and technology and ability of ones’ continous self renewal.
10 Consciousness of occupational and ethical responsability,
11 Consciousness on the subjects of project management, field applications, employees health, environment and work safety; awareness on legal consequences of engineering applications, X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 7
2. Kısa Sınav 8
1. Ödev 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 1 2
Assignment 1 9 9
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5