The physical phenomenon whereby some materials exhibit zero electrical resistance at low temperatures. Superconductivity points to the possibility of great computational power with little or no heat dissipation (a limiting factor today). Heat dissipation is a major reason that three-dimensional circuits are difficult to create.
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LASM - Ohio State University
LASM are the Laboratories for Applied Superconductivity and Magnetism, located in the Materials Science and Engineering Department of The Ohio State University. The focus at LASM is on current-carrying, superconducting wires, including their; magnetization, AC loss, critical current, and pinning. Both LTSC (Low Temperature SuperConductors) and HTSC (High Temperature SuperConductors) are investigated.
Center for Superconductivity Research - University of Maryland
The Center for Superconductivity Research (CSR) at the University of Maryland conducts interdisciplinary research in the fields of superconductivity, magnetism, ferroelectricity, the synthesis and characterization of advanced electronic materials, and the development of scanning probe microscopies.