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Journal of Nanoparticles
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 576232, 6 pages
Condensation Energy for a Two-Gap Superconducting State in Nanoparticles
1Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiev 03680, Ukraine
2Department of Social Work, Faculty of Social Work, Kinjo University, 1200 Kasama, Hakusan, Ishikawa 924-8511, Japan
3Division of Mathematical and Physical Science, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University, Kakuma, Kanazawa 920-1192, Japan
4Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043, Japan
Received 12 March 2013; Revised 2 June 2013; Accepted 6 June 2013
Academic Editor: Raphael Schneider
Copyright © 2013 Sergei P. Kruchinin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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