By Helga Nowotny
The invention of high-temperature superconductivity used to be hailed as a big medical leap forward, inducing an extraordinary wave of pleasure and expectation one of the clinical neighborhood and within the overseas press. This e-book units this learn leap forward in context, and reconstructs the background of the invention. The authors examine the emergence of this new examine box and how its improvement was once formed by means of scientists and technological know-how coverage makers. in addition they learn some of the institutional and nationwide settings within which the examine was once undertaken in addition to contemplating the clinical backgrounds and motivations of researchers who entered the sphere following the unique discovery.
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5 nm from the results of the thickness dependency measurements of the IR dichroism. This depth is in good agreement with Aerle’s estimate . 5 nm in depth, and it was assumed that the alignment layer was reoriented uniformly by the rubbing in the analysis of the results . The relationship between the pretilt angle of the LC and the tilt angle of the main chains of PMDA-ODA, with different lengths of alkyl chain, was studied, and the generation of the pretilt angle of the LC was discussed [41, 54, 59].