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A supercurrent is a superconducting current, that is, electric current which flows without dissipation in a superconductor.[1][2][3] Under certain conditions, an electric current can also flow without dissipation in microscopically small non-superconducting metals. However, such currents are not called supercurrents, but persistent currents.

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  1. ^ Jones, Andrew Zimmerman. "supercurrent - definition of a supercurrent". Physics. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  2. ^ Christopher L. Henley. "Lecture 6.4 - Supercurrent and critical currents". States in Solids (PDF). (unpublished). Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 December 2011.
  3. ^ Hirsch, J. E. (2004). "Electrodynamics of superconductors". Physical Review B. 69 (21): 214515. arXiv:cond-mat/0312619. Bibcode:2004PhRvB..69u4515H. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.69.214515.