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Meissner Effect 1

Meissner effect shown through a levitating magnet.

 

Setup consisted of a rare earth neodymium magnet and disk of yttrium barium copper oxide (YBa2Cu3O7) superconductor in liquid N2 coolant, contained in a styrofoam vessel (cup).

 

Part of a second year undergraduate lab at UVic, Physics/Electrical Engineering 216.

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Taken on November 24, 2011