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Free Access Book “Superconductors - Properties, Technology, and Applications”

May 10, 2012 (HP48).  We have been informed about the recent online publication of a free-access book on “Superconductors - Properties, Technology, and Applications”, edited by Y. Grigorashvili and published by InTech, see: http://www.intechopen.com/books/superconductors-properties-technology-and-applications. Apparently, hardcopies can be purchased from the publisher.
According to the publication announcement (the URL above) the “Book "Superconductors - Properties, Technology, and Applications" gives an overview of major problems encountered in this field of study. Most of the material presented in this book is the result of authors' own research that has been carried out over a long period of time. A number of chapters thoroughly describe the fundamental electrical and structural properties of the superconductors as well as the methods researching those properties. The sourcebook comprehensively covers the advanced techniques and concepts of superconductivity. It's intended for a wide range of readers.“  Unfortunately, this description is misleading.  The “book” is in fact a loose collection of 19 papers (presumably not peer-reviewed) on a somewhat accidental selection of subjects ranging from theoretical problems and experiments to a few application examples.  We don’t express here any opinion on these papers, some might be of interest. 
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