Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsEngineering · 1 decade ago

What are some simple examples of superconductors?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Magnetic-levitation is an application where superconductors perform extremely well. Transport vehicles such as trains can be made to "float" on strong superconducting magnets, virtually eliminating friction between the train and its tracks.

    Electric generators made with superconducting wire are far more efficient than conventional generators wound with copper wire. In fact, their efficiency is above 99% and their size about half that of conventional generators.

    Other commercial power projects in the works that employ superconductor technology include energy storage to enhance power stability

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