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5, we show schematically this structure of the Shubnikov phase. The superconductor is penetrated by magnetic ﬂux lines, each of which carries a magnetic ﬂux quantum and is located at the corners of equilateral triangles. 5 are indicated for two ﬂux lines. These currents together with the external magnetic ﬁeld generate the magnetic ﬂux within the ﬂux line and reduce the magnetic ﬁeld between the ﬂux lines. Hence, one also talks about ﬂux vortices. With increasing external ﬁeld Ba , the distance between the ﬂux lines becomes smaller.
In the general case of an arbitrarily oriented and spatially inhomogeneous magnetic ﬁeld B, one must integrate over the area of the loop, Φ = B df . The unit of magnetic ﬂux is weber (Wb), the unit of ∫F the magnetic ﬁeld is tesla (T). We have 1 Wb = 1 T m2 . If a loop is placed at a large distance around the axis of an isolated ﬂux tube, we have Φ = Φ0 . 3 4 1 Fundamentals have only expected that an ideal conductor conserves its interior magnetic ﬁeld and does not expel it. The breakthrough of the theoretical understanding of superconductivity was achieved in 1957 by the theory of Bardeen, Cooper, and Schrieﬀer (“BCS theory”) .
In the periodic system of the elements superconductivity occurs in many elements. Here, at atmospheric pressure, niobium is the element with the highest “transition temperature” or “critical temperature” T c of about 9 K. Eventually, thousands of superconducting compounds have been found, and this development is by no means closed. The vanishing of the DC electric resistance below T c is not the only unusual property of superconductors. An externally applied magnetic ﬁeld can be expelled from the interior of superconductors except for a thin outer layer (“ideal diamagnetism” or “Meissner–Ochsenfeld eﬀect”).