Regular Article - Solid State and Materials
Mean-field BCS theory of the Meissner effect in bulk revisited
Institut für Theoretische Physik, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Max-von-Laue-Strasse 1, 60438, Frankfurt, Germany
Accepted: 11 November 2020
Published online: 21 January 2021
We show that the implementation of the transverse current–current interaction between electrons resulting from the non-relativistic QED into the standard self-consistent electron BCS model in bulk under thermal equilibrium in the stable superconductive phase ensures the full compensation of a constant external magnetic field by the internal magnetic field created by the electrons, i.e. one has an ideal diamagnet.
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