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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Meissner Effect
Superconductor Demo

PIRA 5G50.50

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A small magnet will levitate above a superconductor that has been cooled with Liquid Nitrogen.

Recipe and
Location:

Superconductor Setup

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

None

Real Video:

None

Notes:

Setup using the gooseneck camera for large class viewing.

 

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