Reflection of sine-Gordon breathers

O. H. Olsen, Mogens Rugholm Samuelsen

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The influence of a boundary on a breather traveling in a Josephson line cavity is examined by means of numerical computations. For a passive termination the breather is reflected into a breather of less energy; when the characteristic impedance of the line equals the external load resistor the breather is almost annihilated. At an active termination the breather is reflected into a breather of increased energy possibly followed by fluxons, antifluxons, or even breathers. Journal of Applied Physics is copyrighted by The American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)2913-2917
Publication statusPublished - 1981

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