is an excellent addition to Oxford's 'Very Short Introductions' series. Blundell effectively weaves the history of discovery with theoretical understanding in a seamless, entertaining fashion. The reader is provided with both the progression of ideas and an insightful glimpse at the personalities involved in unraveling the phenomenon of superconductivity...Highly recommended." --CHOICE Reviews
About the Author
is Professor of Physics at Oxford University. He was joint winner of the Daiwa-Adrian Prize in 1999 for his work on organic magnets.