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Meissner Effect
# 5G50.50


Description: Place magnet on warm disk to show how nothing happens, then remove. Add liquid nitrogen to the Styrofoam container holding the super- conducting disk. When the boiling stops. Use the plastic tweezers to place one of the magnets on the disk.

Parts: super conductor, liquid nitrogen

Purchased/Built: built

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Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 16-14 Place a small powerful magnet over a disc of superconducting material cooled to liquid nitrogen temperature.

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