Lectures for the Scottish University Physics Alliance - Edinburgh and St. Andrews

Author: J. A. Sauls
Department of Physics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208
March, 2014

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Six introductory lectures on the theory of Unconventional Superconductivity delivered at St. Andrews and Edinburgh Universities for Graduate Students affiliated with the Scottish University Physics Alliance.

  1. Superconductivity - from London theory to Ginzburg and Landau
  2. Flux Quantization and Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking
  3. Pairing Theory of Superconductivity - Cooper, Bogoliubov and BCS
  4. Broken Space-Time Symmetries - Unconventional Pairing
  5. Constructing a GL Theory for the Cuprates and Sr2RuO4
  6. Surface States and Vortices in Unconventional Superconductors

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