Table of Contents:
Preface; Understanding of Superconductivity and Physical Properties of Cubic Bismuth Oxides: Screened Optical Phonon Approach (Dinesh Varshney, Devi Ahilya University; and R.K. Singh, Guru Ghasidas University); Description of Superconducting Properties by Generalized Eliashberg Equations (M. Peter, Geneva University; and M. Weger, Hebrew University); Effects of Mechanical Deformation and Thermal Treatment on Microstructure of BSCCO Superconductors (Sean Li, Nanyang Technological University and Wei Gao, The University of Auckland); Barrier Structure and Electrical Properties of Interface-Modified Josephson Junctions (Y. Ishimaru et al., International Superconductivity Technology Centre); Synthesis of Y-Ba-Cu-Oxide Powder: A Review (L.C. Pathak and S.K. Mishra (Pathak), National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur, India); Theoretical Search for Half-Metallic Materials in Heusler Alloys (Shoji Ishida, Kagoshima University); Structural Characteristics of Clusters by High Resolution Electron Microscopy (J. Urban, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft); An Alternative Method to Measure the Figure-of-Merit of Solid State Laser Materials : Application to ND3+ Doped YVO4 Crystal for 4F3/2„_4I11/2 Transition (Pranab K. Mukhopadhyay, Center for Advanced Technology, Indore, India); Index.