The essay below is an attempt to re-create the wonderful scientific atmosphere that emerged after the basic BCS ideas first arrived in Russia in 1957. It summarizes the most significant contributions to the microscopic theory of superconductivity by Russian physicists during the next few years that gave the theory its modern form.
BCS: 50 Years. Edited by COOPER LEON N & FELDMAN DMITRI. Published by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd
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- Physics - History and Philosophy of Physics;
- Condensed Matter - Superconductivity
- 20 pages, published in: BCS: 50 YEARS, edited by Leon N Cooper and Dmitri Feldman, World Scientific, 2011