Physics Question #2916

Tsiadimos Nick, a 30 year old male from Athens, Greece asks on September 9, 2005,

I know that superconducting wires present their zero-resistance properties at low temperature (around 150 K). What is their ohm resistance at room temperature?

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The answer

Louis Taillefer, Physics professor, U. Sherbrooke, Quebec answered on November 1, 2005

Typically, the resistivity at room T is 300

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