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vasdoc2 posted a nice collection of links on superconductor technologies...

SCON, ISCO, and CDTS are the ones getting all the attention. I read some of the technical details and here's a summary.

1) SCON and CDTS use thin film technology while ISCO uses thick film technology which is technically superior in reducing noise.

2) SCON uses a helium cooling system which is more expensive but requires no maintenance, while ISCO and CDTS both use a cheaper gas and the process requires occasional maintenance to replace oil. (lube job?)

I have a position larger than I should have bought in SCON, but it won't kill me if it drops significantly. I'll probably nibble on ISCO and maybe some CDTS.

Here's a snippet from the MSN article, "Superconductor Technologies, which boasts Intel (INTC) founder Robert Noyce as one of its own founders back in 1988, has nearly 60 superconducting patents to its credit..." that I found interesting along with the news of actual sales and deployments of the technology in wireless base stations.

I agree with your suggestion to add PLUG to the index.

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