Fluxons in thin-film superconductor-insulator superlattices

S. Sakai, P. Bodin, Niels Falsig Pedersen

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Abstract

In a system of thin alternating layers of superconductors and insulators the equations describing static and dynamic fluxon solutions are derived. The approach, represented by a useful compact matrix form, is intended to describe systems fabricated for example of niobium or niobium-nitride thin films; in the limit of ultrathin superconductor films it may give a model for describing fluxon motion in layered high-Tc superconductors. Numerical examples of current versus voltage curves to be expected in such an experiment are presented. Journal of Applied Physics is copyrighted by The American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume73
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)2411-2418
ISSN0021-8979
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993

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