A study of the Meissner effect in type I superconductors
Houston, William V.
Master of Arts
This report includes an analysis of the flux penetration and expulsion from a normal conducting cylinder and then an account of the observed results of a superconducting ellipsoid. The penetration and expulsion of magnetic flux during the normal to superconducting transition was governed principally by the eddy current shielding. There was au initial rapid penetration and expulsion of flux as the external magnetic field became equal to the critical field.