The Law of Entropy Increase and the Meissner Effect
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The law of entropy increase postulates the existence of irreversible processes in physics: the total entropy of an isolated system can increase, but cannot decrease. The annihilation of an electric current in normal metal with the generation of Joule heat because of a non-zero resistance is a well-known example of an irreversible process. The persistent current, an undamped electric current observed in a superconductor, annihilates after the transition into the normal state. Therefore, this transition was considered as an irreversible thermodynamic process before 1933.

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Nikulov, A. The Law of Entropy Increase and the Meissner Effect. Encyclopedia. Available online: https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/360 (accessed on 18 June 2024).
Nikulov A. The Law of Entropy Increase and the Meissner Effect. Encyclopedia. Available at: https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/360. Accessed June 18, 2024.
Nikulov, Alexey. "The Law of Entropy Increase and the Meissner Effect" Encyclopedia, https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/360 (accessed June 18, 2024).
Nikulov, A. (2022, July 13). The Law of Entropy Increase and the Meissner Effect. In Encyclopedia. https://encyclopedia.pub/video/video_detail/360
Nikulov, Alexey. "The Law of Entropy Increase and the Meissner Effect." Encyclopedia. Web. 13 July, 2022.
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