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Superconductors - Materials and Applications

  • Book
  • 266 Pages
  • November 2022
  • Materials Research Forum
  • ID: 5660096

The book presents the current status of superconductor science and technology. It focuses on the design, properties and applications of superconductor materials. The superconductor categories covered include type-I, type-II, bulk, hard, soft, oxide, fermions, organic, iron, Lanthanide-based superconductors, high temperature superconductors and superconducting metamaterials.

About the Editors

Dr. Inamuddin is working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India.

He has received Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has also received the Sir Syed Young Researcher of the Year Award 2020 from Aligarh Muslim University. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 205 research articles in international journals of repute and nineteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers.

He has published 155 edited books with Springer (U.K.), Elsevier, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (U.S.A.), CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd. (Switzerland), IntechOpen Limited (U.K.), Wiley-Scrivener, (U.S.A.) and Materials Research Forum LLC (U.S.A). He is a member of various journals’ editorial boards. He is also serving as Associate Editor for journals (Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science and Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer-Nature), Frontiers Section Editor (Current Analytical Chemistry, Bentham Science Publishers), Editorial Board Member (Scientific Reports-Nature), Editor (Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry), and Review Editor (Frontiers in Chemistry, Frontiers, U.K.).

He is also guest-editing various special thematic special issues to the journals of Elsevier, Bentham Science Publishers, and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and national conferences. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow, leading a research team at the Creative Research Initiative Center for Bio-Artificial Muscle, Hanyang University, South Korea, in the field of renewable energy, especially biofuel cells.

He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the field of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and computational fluid dynamics of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. He is a life member of the Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. His research interest includes ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors and bending actuators.

Tariq Altalhi, PhD, is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Taif University, Saudi Arabia. He received his doctorate degree from University of Adelaide, Australia in the year 2014 with Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. He has worked as head of Chemistry Department at Taif university and Vice Dean of Science college. In 2015, one of his works was nominated for Green Tech awards from Germany, Europe’s largest environmental and business prize, amongst top 10 entries.

He has co-edited various scientific books. His group is involved in fundamental multidisciplinary research in nanomaterial synthesis and engineering, characterization, and their application in molecular separation, desalination, membrane systems, drug delivery, and biosensing. In addition, he has established key contacts with major industries in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Vikas Gupta, is a Professor and Dean, Faculty of Science at Motherhood University, Roorkee, Uttrakhand, India. He has published several research papers of national and international repute. He has contributed immensely in advanced areas of chemistry like polymer science, environmental chemistry and chromatography. His contribution to modern areas of chemistry is well recognized and widely cited.

He has contributed as an investigator in an Armament Research Board of DRDO project at the College of Engineering and Technology, Moradabad. He has wide experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students of science and engineering. Dr. Gupta is a lifetime member of the Indian Science Congress. He has supervised several under his guidance. He has organized DRDO-sponsored National Conference as well as various webinars in the field of science.

Dr. Mohammad Luqman has 12+ years of post-PhD experience in Teaching, Research, and Administration. Currently, he is serving as an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering in Taibah University, Saudi Arabia. Before joining here, he served as an Assistant Professor in College of Applied Science at A’Sharqiyah University, Oman, and in College of Engineering at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He served as a Research Engineer in SAMSUNG Cheil Industries, South Korea. Moreover, he served as a post-doctoral fellow at Artificial Muscle Research Center, Konkuk University, South Korea, in the field of Ionic Polymer Metal Composites for the development of Artificial Muscles, Robotic Actuators and Dynamic Sensors.

He earned his PhD degree in the field of Ionomers (Ion-containing Polymers), from Chosun University, South Korea. He successfully served as an Editor to three books, published by world renowned publishers. He published numerous high-quality papers, and book chapters. He is serving as an Editor and editorial/review board members to many International SCI and Non-SCI journals. He has attracted a few important research grants from industry and academia. His research interests include but not limited to Development of Ionomer/Polyelectrolyte/non-ionic Polymer Nanocomposites/Blends for Smart and Industrial/Engineering Applications.

Table of Contents

  • Basic Concepts and Properties of Superconductors
    Shoomaila Latif, Muhammad Husnain, M. Hassan Siddique, Muhammad Imran
  • Properties and Types of Superconductors
    M.S. Hasan and S.S. Ali
  • Fundamentals and Properties of Superconductors
    M. Rizwan, A. Ayub, S. Fatima, I. Ilyas, A. Usman, A. Shoukat
  • Superconductors for Large-Scale Applications
    Subhojit Bose, Sarit Chakraborty, Biplab Roy and Pinku Chandra Nath
  • Lanthanide-based Superconductor and its Applications
    Godlisten N. Shao
  • Type I Superconductors: Materials and Applications
    Prashant Hitaishi, Rohit Verma, Parul Khurana and Sheenam Thatai
  • Bulk Superconductors: Materials and Applications
    Prashant Hitaishi, Rohit Verma, Parul Khurana and Sheenam Thatai
  • Soft Superconductors: Materials and Applications
    M. Bugdayci, S. Yesiltepe
  • Oxide Superconductors
    Srijita Basumallick
  • High Temperature Superconductors: Materials and Applications
    M.S. Hasan and S.S. Ali
  • Superconducting Metamaterials and their Applications
    M. Rizwan, A. Usman, M. Zainab, A. Ayub, B. Tehreem
  • Superconductors for Medical Applications
    S.S. Ali and M. Zulqarnain
  • Superconductors for Magnetic Imaging Resonance Applications
    Ali Raza and S.S. Ali